Judge and Jury::James Patterson::Joe Mantegna

One of the good Patterson & Gross collaborations, with a new villain called “the Israeli” and another called “the electrician”. The descriptions of Haifa and Patagonia could have been cut out of Wiki. Joe Mantegna does adorable Italian goombas, and respectable Chechnian, Russian and Middle Eastern hoods.

Seven discs should get you through check-in, security, gate wait, boarding, and a long crippling flight in the middle seat of a United jet. By the time you pick up your baggage you’ll forget what the hero’s name is. As I did. Alors.