The Killing Season 3 Review Hope Kills

The Killing has been cruising down a dark road for the last couple episodes, in no particular hurry to get anywhere. Last night, it caused some serious whiplash by slamming on the gas. All of the season’s major storylines careened off in directions that are interesting, but I suspect do not lead to the ultimate destination – who killed the teen prostitutes and Seward’s wife. The most logical place to start is with Pastor Mike. At the end of last week, Holder started to suspect Pastor Mike, who operates the teen shelter, may have an involvement with the missing and dead girls. He certainly acted the part of shifty pedophile with his wall of little girl photos and placating tone. This time it was Holder, not Linden, who lost his cool and almost went after the guy without probable cause. Linden pulls him back and they set about building their case. They learn that Pastor Mike is using a false identity and was previously arrested for kidnapping a young girl in another state. They also discover that his car is missing, which raises suspicions that he’s driving a rental because his car is covered in blood. One of the shelter’s residents also outs him for lying about having ever seen Angie – the young woman who was previously discovered by Linden and Holder at the vet’s office. READ MORE...

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