Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options. Nate takes the team on one of its most dangerous missions, a con related to the death of his son. The Leverage team must recruit old friends and rivals in order to take down Latimer and a foe from their past. Each member of the team recalls the story of an artifact all of them tried to steal on the same night five years ago. More of what to watch. A spy recently disavowed by the U. A white collar criminal agrees to help the FBI catch other white collar criminals using his expertise as an art and securities thief, counterfeiter, and conman.
When a twenty-something computer geek inadvertently downloads critical government secrets into his brain, the C. A novice sleuth is hired by the police after he cons them into thinking he has psychic powers which help solve crimes. With the assistance of his reluctant best friend, the duo take on a series of complicated cases. After saving the life of the President in Washington D.
S Secret Service agents are whisked away to a covert location in South Dakota that houses supernatural objects that After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle receives permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.
About Cal Lightman, the world's leading deception expert who studies facial expressions and involuntary body language to expose the truth behind the lies. A famous "psychic" outs himself as a fake, and starts working as a consultant for the California Bureau of Investigation so he can find "Red John", the madman who killed his wife and daughter.
Fresh out of the farm, Annie Walker must adapt to the challenging life of a CIA operative under the guidance of her handler, Auggie. But soon she realizes her recruit might have to do with her last boyfriend rather than her talent.
An unique bodyguard protects his clients by secretly infiltrating their lives in order to draw out and eliminate threats. Former insurance claims investigator Nathan Ford heads a team of former top-criminals. They handle 'unorthodox' cases of people unlikely to get their dues through regular channels and legal procedures.
That often involves stinging or otherwise scamming criminals. Nate's team is altered at times, and his professional as well as personal past repeatedly seems to catch up. Written by KGF Vissers. The cast is stellar, the writing snappy, and the characters are likable. It's nice to see a show that doesn't focus too heavily on the "dark side" of everything and can exist without a message. That's not to say that there aren't poignant moments.
But they aren't in the majority. Although not every episode is brilliant, none have failed yet to make me laugh at least once. The show follows a group of thieves who take on corporate villains who have too much power for their victims to defend themselves under normal means. Timothy Hutton is the much-advertised Oscar-winning face of the team's leader, ex-insurance investigator Nathan Ford.
At first, I was incredibly underwhelmed by Hutton's performance. After a few episodes, however, I started to think that maybe he was deliberately underacting while the others are overacting to contrast Nate's "honest man" to the thieves who make up the rest of the cast. Gina Bellman plays a sympathetic Sophie Deveraux. Sophie is the team's "grifter" who moonlights as an actress.
How well does that go? As Nate puts it, "she can act Christian Kane, the badass Texan you might remember from "Angel," is even tougher, funnier, and angrier as the team's strangely likable fighter Eliot Spencer. Beth Riesgraf contrasts his deadpan humor perfectly as Parker, the crazy but lovable money-obsessed thief. And Aldis Hodge is hilarious, playing the cool geek of their techie, Alec Hardison. The group has their conflicts, and in the first season, it looks like their biggest problem might be staying together.
But the quirkiness and bickering creates a team of misfits that will have you rooting for them from the beginning.
I can see this show becoming a cult hit, or I can see it failing after only a few seasons. Either way, if nothing else, it's fun! Plus, learn about the terrifying future and real-world technology featured in " Black Mirror. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet!
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Trivia The episodes Leverage: The Girls' Night Out Job were shot simultaneously. Quotes [ repeated line ] Alec Hardison: Age of the geek, baby. Connections Referenced in The Big Review: Frequently Asked Questions Q: How can I be an extra on Leverage? How do their "clients" keep finding them? Was this review helpful to you? Audible Download Audio Books.More...