Copper Season 2 Review “A Morning Song”

In this week’s Copper, they stopped hitting the snooze button and brought the action. In a dramatic move, the dastardly counterfeiter seized control of Five Points’ police station in an attempt to locate his confiscated plates. What rolled out was a good old fashioned hostage/shoot-out with a surprising twist at the end. The Druids storm the precinct looking for the counterfeiting plates and their ring-leader, Keating, takes a shocking approach to negotiation. In some pretty graphic scenes, Keating shoots a couple hostages (cops and bystanders) and slits a man’s throat. I mentioned last week that the actor portraying Keating (Lee Tergesen) is not one of my favorites. He tends to be a bit too heavy handed and over-the-top. He did a better job this week, though. The only thing that gave me pause about his character was whether it was realistic that the artistic creator of the plates would be the thug, as opposed to the gangsters running the counterfeiting operation. READ MORE...

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