Follows the complicated life of intelligence officer John Tavner, whose latest assignment - to prevent Iran from going nuclear - requires him to forgo all safety nets and assume a perilous non-official cover.
In 1990s Boston, an assistant district attorney and a corrupt yet venerated FBI veteran work together to take on a case that grows to involve, and ultimately subvert, the entire criminal justice system of Boston.
Lambs of God is a dark, gothic tale about three nuns, each a generation apart, living in an isolated convent by the coast, and an unwelcome visitor who enters their lives and changes their world forever.
The pace varies, and that's a good thing. It is sometimes laugh out loud funny, but always in a clever way. In my opinion this borrows heavily from the Coen brothers, which is in no way a bad thing. The innovation and superb script make it for more than just a homage, this show is still brimming with originality and inventiveness, nothing is ordinary and some of the scenes do not even need dialogue to make you howl with laughter. Ben Kingsley is amazing, taking the sinister character from Sexy Beast and making him into a kindly "Pa", as he likes to be called, with a dark side from hell. Everyone is incredible in this, Luis Guzman plays a wonderful, hapless, almost loveable sheriff, and the fact that so many of the cast of Patriot show up, gives a feel of an actors ensemble, similar to the roster so relied upon in the work of the Coen brothers. I hate to mention them twice because this work is a stand alone masterpiece. It's extremely clever, original, hilarious, dark and bloody, all at same time. It is so refreshing to see a show that has such incredible writing and taut masterful direction. Credit must be justly attributed to Steve Conrad, Bruce Terris, and Stephen Hoey, who wrote this fantastic show and the equally original and brilliant Patriot. This is a must watch
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