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Bosch, S1-4 | First on Showmax
Based on the Michael Connelly novels, this dark, brilliant crime thriller follows detective Harry Bosch of the homicide division of the LAPD as he tracks down some of the city’s most twisted, notorious killers and tackles political issues in the department. Showmax is the only place you’ll find it. Watch now »
All three seasons of this black comedy are available to binge, if you what you’re looking for in your crime caper includes snowy, ominous settings, innocent small-town folk pushed to become murderers, bloodthirsty gangsters, greedy conmen and canny police officers who sense that something’s afoot and rush in at the last minute to save the day … most of the time. Starring Billy Bob Thornton and Martin Freeman in Season 1, Jesse Plemons, Kirsten Dunst and Patrick Wilson in Season 2, and Ewan McGregor in Season 3. Watch now »
Top of the Lake, S1-2 | S2 is only on Showmax
A little darker than the other series on this list, this is one of the most satisfying crime thrillers to binge because the crimes in question are just so twisted. Detective Robin Griffin (Elisabeth Moss in a Golden Globe-winning role) is a Sydney detective who returns to her New Zealand home town in Season 1 to investigate the disappearance of a 12-year-old girl whose father had just discovered that she was pregnant when she went missing. While looking for clues on Tui’s whereabouts, Robin has to confront the ghosts of her past. In Season 2, she returns to Sydney to rebuild her life and is confronted with another mystery that resonates with her when the body of an Asian girl is found in a suitcase that washes up on the beach. Watch now »
They seem like a model family, but there are problems under the surface. A psychologist arrives to help, but only makes things crazier in this new dark comedy. Watch now »
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