Total Film | Veronica Mars Review


A snarky high schooler moonlighting as a private investigator sounds like the basis for laugh-out-loud bad television, and Veronica Mars’ three seasons had the low ratings to prove it. But Kristen Bell’s pint-sized PI was among the richest characters ever to grace the small screen, and her miraculous, Kickstarter-funded resurrection plays as equal parts fan service and stand-alone triumph.

The series’ gumshoe tropes are present and correct – Veronica’s hardboiled narration and knack for disguises, the corrupt cops standing in her way – and while the case is essentially generic it unfolds with a poignancy that demonstrates Thomas’ affinity for the darker side of young social dynamics.

An emotionally rewarding reunion tour for established fans and a taut, sharp-tongued, character-driven thriller for all, Veronica Mars makes a compelling case for its heroine’s continued existence.

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Crazay2098d ago

It's become apparent to me that people who love Veronica Mars...REALLY LOVE Veronica Mars.