I think my order from fav to least fav would be: 1. Meanwhile the rest of the unit in involved with the abduction of … If one views the entire LIFE ON MARS and ASHES TO ASHES series, one is left with the realization that what has transpired on the screen is nothing less than superlative. P&P: + £15.39 P&P . Keeley Hawes too is in blistering form as her world crumbles around her, pretty much breaking our hearts come the final scene (it’s almost inconeivable now to recall just how criticised she and the character of Alex Drake were once upon a time), while Daniel Mays has been the find of the series. This 10-digit number is your confirmation number. Viv is taken hostage during a prison riot. You’d have to have a heart of stone, if you’ve followed Life On Mars and Ashes To Ashes from the start, not to be moved as they, in turn, said their final goodbyes and went through the doors, only to disappear in a subtle flash of light once they’d slammed shut. Alex thought she'd finally made it home to the present day, but wakes to find herself in a hospital bed back in 1983, having been shot by her boss, DCI Gene Hunt, three months ago. For there was Nelson, greeting them all as if we were still in the Life On Mars days. Alex thought she'd finally made it home, but wakes to find herself in a hospital bed back in 1983, having been shot by her boss, DCI Gene Hunt, three months ago. But DI Alex Drake is distracted and, with encouragement from DCI Jim Keats, she decides to pursue her own investigation to the bitter end – did Gene Hunt murder Sam Tyler? Watch Ashes To Ashes S03e03 - austinhughestv on Dailymotion. If our head was hurting already, it was soon going into overdrive. She's soon haunted by the ghost of a young policeman. The story continues, only this time around its 1983. Just leave us a message here and we will work on getting you verified. As soon as you can. There are no featured audience reviews yet. Instead, it’s Gene’s job to ultimately look after Alex. The BBC1 series Ashes to Ashes ended tonight, explaining the fates of Gene, Alex, Shaz, Ray, Chris, and even the Quattro Now runs Film Stories Magazine. DI Alex Drake is ultimately determined to find out the truth about Gene Hunt and the hidden secrets of the world she inhabits. It also allowed us to pick back up on things that didn’t register so pertinently the first time round. They’re inhabiting the same world as Sam Tyler and Alex Drake, and it’s brought home to them in devastating style. Yet there was still so much more business to get through here, as the episode was far from done. From the infancy of Life On Mars, to the stunning end of Ashes series one (was Geoffrey Palmer the best guest star the show ever had? More News But heck, it was exhausting in a good way. See also:Matthew Graham interview;All of our collected Ashes To Ashes reviews. Ashes to Ashes: Series 3 soundtrack from 2008, composed by Various Artists, Edmund Butt. Flanked by his faithful sidekicks, DS Ray Carling and DC Chris Skelton, and drawn to the action and intrigue of the London Met, Gene turns his attentions to taking on the "southern nancy" criminal scum. Ash Vs Evil Dead The Complete First Season Series 1 Blu-ray. Gene Hunt is dead! Just how broken did Keeley Hawes look when she realised what Gene had known: that she was never going back to Molly? Yet here, he finds even more to invest in a character we’ve spent 39 hours in the company of already. When Gene discovers that Alex has gone, he races after her leaving Ray Carling, Chris Skelton … More to the point, Gene Hunt knew he was dead in his heart of hearts, yet hadn’t helped Drake in the same way he helped Sam Tyler! A great CD, but as with all of the Ashes to ashes / Life on mars sound tracks it would be nice to have all of the tracks used in each series. Find low everyday prices and buy online for delivery or in-store pick-up. Your Ticket Confirmation # is located under the header in your email that reads "Your Ticket Reservation Details". And as we tried to wrap our heads around that, the revelations just didn’t stop coming. For three years of Ashes To Ashes, we’ve been following Alex Drake as she tries to discover why she’s been put in this world, and what she’s got to do with relation to Gene Hunt to get out of it. He absolutely smacks it out the park. Double it here. £5.99 + P&P . Ashes to Ashes returns for the third and final series - and it starts with a shock for DI Alex Drake. Shaz, Chris and Ray? Why? The death of Viv in episode six, and Keats’ reaction, makes a lot more sense right now. and to receive email from Rotten Tomatoes and Fandango. Get the freshest reviews, news, and more delivered right to your inbox! And still we weren’t done. A fitting end, and one that brought the curtain down on one of the most exhausting hours of television drama we can remember. Price Match Guarantee. G. PG. CID, meanwhile, investigates the case of an abducted girl. Keep checking Rotten Tomatoes But it’s hard to argue we didn’t get what we promised, and it’s hard to think of a more satisfying way to tie up both Life On Mars and Ashes To Ashes in such an understandable, logical way that didn’t seem to cheat in any shape or form. So where does that leave Gene? It was a brilliantly handled moment of television, and the goosebumps were back as she too took her final walk into the pub. All rights reserved. Verified reviews are considered more trustworthy by fellow moviegoers. The Ashes Series 2009 3 Disc DVD Box Set BRAND NEW. His dismantling and putting back together of his character in a flat-out hour was masterful work. Copyright © Fandango. But then, Ashes To Ashes never was the usual, run-of-the-mill show. We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your email. The devil tempts, after all, as does Keats as he tries to lure Alex Drake to his side. Ray is grabbing his neck at one point. Such was the intensity of the final hour of the show, and the ultimate conclusion of the Gene Hunt story, that we found a second viewing enriched an already terrific episode still further, and helped deal with a proportion of the questions that we’d wager are spinning around in your head. The Ashes -The Greatest Series First Test and Second test 2005 DVD . Series 3, Episode 7. It seems easier to answer the latter first, given that it’s not long into the episode before Drake twigs that Keats isn’t all that he seems. Released in 2010 containing music from Ashes to Ashes (2008). ASHES TO ASHES (Series 3) concludes the time travel/police drama that began with Sam Tyler in LIFE ON MARS and finishes with Alex Drake in ASHES TO ASHES. “We’ve lost sight of who we are” Gene Hunt said in the first 10 minutes. At the very least, we’ll peg him as a hell hound, intent on taking the wandering souls of Shaz, Ray and Chris on one last elevator ride downwards (complete with lovely screaming sound effects in the background). There was little doubt that Chris, Ray and Shaz would come back to him, to be fair, but that’s beside the point. His portrayal of Gene Hunt over these past five years has been utterly masterful. When Gene catches wind of what she's up to, he heads after her, leaving Ray, Chris and Shaz on their own for a sting operation. In the Season 3 premiere, Alex wakes in 1983 to find herself in a hospital bed, where she's been since being shot by Gene, who is now on the run. Bluntly, it all makes sense, start to finish, whether you like the ending or not. And as they try and wrap their heads around the inevitably quite muted crime of the week story, Ray both takes charge, and ultimately, takes the lead in discovering the truth about them all. And Daniel Mays’ performance gradually goes more and more off the chart as he becomes the devil-like figure that Internet speculators have been predicting he would be. Headlines, The percentage of Approved Tomatometer Critics who have given this movie a positive review. As we noted in the spoiler-free review we published a day or two back, it’s inevitable that not everyone is going to be satisfied, and different people are going to come up with different interpretations to ours. By opting to have your ticket verified for this movie, you are allowing us to check the email address associated with your Rotten Tomatoes account against an email address associated with a Fandango ticket purchase for the same movie. Get the best of Den of Geek delivered right to your inbox! 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