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Copper Season 2 Review “Home, Sweet Home”

The lawmen of Five Points returned to BBC America on last night’s season two premiere of Copper. Detective Corcoran and his crew have a new boss, Brendan Donovan (Donal Logue), and a new serial killer on the loose. The crime wave definitely took a back seat to all the personal drama that’s brewing. Elizabeth Haverford is worried about her pro-Confederacy support being revealed. Matthew and his wife are trudging through a bog of marital discontent that includes the loss of their child. Corcoran’s wife, Ellen, is struggling with the guilt of having cheated on her husband and his unhappiness with their marriage. Annie continues to vie for Corcoran’s attention, while Eva seems resigned to its loss. No heart is more broken than Corcoran’s, though. He’s processing the betrayal by his wife and his friend Detective Francis Maguire by injecting himself with opiates. If not for the cheerful fiddle music perpetually playing in the background, this would be one depressing show. READ MORE...
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