TV picks for Sept. 20: ‘The End,’ ’Dead Lucky, ‘American Vandal’
Rachel Griffiths (Six Feet Under) sports a badge in Dead Lucky, a four-part thriller in which her character is entangled in a series of crimes that are somehow interlinked. The series is set in Sydney, Australia.
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Watching The End, the 1978 comedy about death directed by Burt Reynolds, may seem like a morbid way to honor the recently deceased star, but Im betting the actor would be tickled pink by the thought. As both a director and an actor, Reynolds was often more concerned with having a good time than making a classic. That set of priorities is well on display here.
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The true-crime genre is once again the target of American Vandal, which must be hoping to equal the attention it got for its much-buzzed-about first season. Producers seem to think the best way to assure continued success is to mimic the same formula. This time out, the student filmmakers investigate a prank that triggers schoolwide diarrhea. Pass the Pepto-Bismol and the remote.
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