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A Killing Spring (2002)

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Widowed Joanne Kilbourn is an ex-police officer, whose deceased husband Ian was the Ontario provincial Attorney General when he was murdered. His murder was eventually solved six years ... See full summary »

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Detective Alex Emanuel
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Tom Keaton
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Val Massey
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Lisa Gallagher
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Reed Gallagher
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Ed Kramer
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Kelly Savage
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Karl Hrynluk (as Kristen Holden-Ried)
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Emma Chavez
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Taylor Kilbourn
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Widowed Joanne Kilbourn is an ex-police officer, whose deceased husband Ian was the Ontario provincial Attorney General when he was murdered. His murder was eventually solved six years after the incident. After a stint as a criminology professor, Joanne now works as the criminal and justice expert for a local television news show, and as a college professor of journalism. Her private life is going well as she has just started dating Tom Keaton, her famous journalism school colleague who has just released his second popular non-fiction book stemming from an incident when two troubled youths terrorized him. Joanne's world is turned upside down when the School of Journalism's Dean, Reed Gallagher, is found dead in a seedy motel room with a pair of pantyhose tied around his neck. Initially, the death is thought to be accidental auto-erotic asphyxiation. But, the police, led by Detective Alex Emanuel, do eventually believe his death to be murder. Alex doesn't like that ex-police officer ... Written by Huggo

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Rated R for sexual content and some violence | See all certifications »
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Dull TV mystery
18 September 2004 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

This Canadian knockoff of MURDER SHE WROTE has a middle-age university something-or-other/former cop on the trail of an apparent serial killer who is targeting students and professors in seemingly random fashion. Nothing is at it seems, and initially the choices for the murderer are plentiful -- until a goodly number of the cast is knocked off, and the choices whittled down to a precious few. The revelation of the killer and his motive are pedestrian at best. The actress playing the Jessica Fletcher part is dumb as a brick, by the way. It is no wonder she is an ex-cop. Even with a little skin and a couple of USA NETWORK-type sex scenes thrown in, this is awful. Skip this one.


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