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Dexter 8 Seasons 2012

Amazon Instant Video

Season 7
(271) IMDb 9.1/10

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Reeling from Debra witnessing Dexter kill Travis Marshall, brother and sister attempt to reconcile while struggling to cover up their involvement with the murder.

Starring:
Michael C. Hall,Jennifer Carpenter
Runtime:
55 minutes

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Season 7

Product Details

Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Director John Dahl
Starring Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter
Supporting actors David Zayas, James Remar, C.S. Lee, Lauren Vélez
Network CBS Studios International
Purchase rights Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details
Format Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5 stars

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108 of 115 people found the following review helpful By SF- A story is as real as you make it... on 17 Dec. 2012
Format: DVD
*It's very hard to review this season without spoilers as such mild spoilers akin to what's been in trailers will be included but if you'd rather go in with no knowledge best to avoid.

Following the blood soaked finale of season 4 Dexter has had a lot to live up to, five fell short of this, six even more so with a lacklustre main villain and inconsequential stories, Dexter was showing signs of wear, maybe a season too far? However season 7 becomes a blazing return to from for the show, not perfect but a huge improvement and the most engaging the show has been since Trinity.

Picking up where season 6 ends (which should have been end of 5) Dexter faces the consequences for the murder of Travis before his sister's eyes but soon finds himself with bigger problems, a key figure of the kashca brotherhood targets him for vengeance and he finds himself a new love interest in the guise of the damaged and possibly dangerous Hannah.

Season 7 smartly decides to recognise its past; Dexter as a show has a tendency to hit the reset button at the end of a season with the exception of Rita, each season acts as a separate story rather than acknowledging what came before. Season 7 finally picks up on the rich tapestry the show has weaved for itself, connecting the dots right back to the start and how they play into present day, it's a smart move, one the gives the show new and exciting direction.

Dexter's revelation to Deb finally gives the two something new to do together and gives Jennifer Carpenter a real chance to shine, as the emotional toil takes hold of her, confused and conflicted about what to do next, a big improvement over the caricature she has become the last couple of seasons, pouting off potty mouthed one liners.
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful By Holly48 on 26 Jun. 2013
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A must have for Dexter fans, this is possibly the best series yet. The scenes between Dexter and Deb are powerful and moving, the plot twists and turns as unpredictable as ever. Major developments for several of the long standing characters and a shock ending. Can't wait to see the last series.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on 18 Mar. 2014
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Do not read this if you don't want to know what happens in Season 7 of Dexter.

Right then. Let the moaning begin.

I am a long-time fan of Dexter but even I have to admit it. At this point in the journey, the quality of Dexter's storylines and characters is deteriorating badly. Unlike most reviewers I really liked Season 6 and even Season 5 before that. For me the worst of the lot was season 2 with it's shambolic "fatal attraction" plot. ...Which is probably why I disliked Season 7 so much: What we have here is essentially another shambolic "fatal attraction" plot with a few random sub plots thrown in. The whole thing feels like a re-hash of Season 2.

Here is what I mean. Remember that Season 2 had Dexter up against the femme fatale Layla while also contending with Doakes who suspects him of being the Bay Harbour Butcher? Doakes then died when he found out for sure, before he could tell anyone. Season 2 has Dexter up against femme fatale Hannah while contending with Laguerta who suspects him of being the Bay Harbour Butcher. Laguerta then dies when she finds out for sure, before she can tell anyone. As if to confirm the re-hash, the events of Season 2 are referred to in Season 7 through flashbacks and awkward back references.

But the lazy re-use of an old plot is the least of the problems in Season 7. Let's look at the characters. The ensemble cast are woefully underused this time around, the comic genius of Masuka barely sees the light of day, while Angel is conveniently set aside the events to open a restaurant for no reason other than give him some reason to exist on screen. The emaciated skinny cop (whose name I forgot) starts an affair with a stripper who is part of a murder investigation. (Yawn, seen it all before).
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Debi Wolf Reeves on 24 Sept. 2013
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Massive fan of Dexter and love this season. Can't wait for season eight now! I reccomend this to anyone who loves dark humour!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Sussman TOP 50 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on 18 Jan. 2014
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This season does much to try and tie up loose ends as we see a flashback to Deb and Dexter's childhood. The new villain of the piece is actor Ray Stevenson and he is set to play the head of a Ukrainian crime syndicate who lands in Miami single-minded purpose to find out who killed one of his associates. A rather unsavoury character is played by Jason Gedrick playing the manager of a Miami-area gentlemen's club that becomes connected to a high-profile murder case. Hannah McKay, a lady with a "checkered past" who arrives to help Miami Metro Homicide revive an old murder case out of joint benefit, and becomes Dexter's love interest. The season has its flaws as Quinn's side story is so sublime. Dexter's sister Deb now knows about her brother's predilections and the way her character tries to deal with the conflict within her is good television. LaGuerta begins investigating a blood slide Dexter accidentally left at the church and becomes increasingly suspicious of Dexter. This is season where Dexter fails in some of his attempts to kill and where his sister is tested - very sorely tested.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By t goody on 20 Oct. 2013
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If you love watching Dexter theres no need to read this just buy it, still has all the twists and turns.its great!
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