Dating in the dark episode 2 part 1
After the one-on-one dates, each contestant can choose to invite another that they wish to see.
The moment of revelation too—Helen’s realisation that Trevor Hare was the killer—didn’t quite feel earned enough to be satisfying.
The case though, obviously wasn’t the main attraction here.
Thriller audiences are used to a longer lead-up to the point at which the detective pursues the killer to his creepy lair and rescues the victim.
We have the attention spans for at least another week or two of red herrings and spilled secrets before everything’s wrapped up.
It was a pantomime mimicking elements of the real story – Helen’s childhood abuse and its ongoing hold over her.
Trevor declaring his ‘love’ for the child he’d kidnapped repeated the ‘loving’ euphemism used by Helen’s abuser.
A separate infrared camera films the person on the dark side's reaction; the two images are combined in post-production.
This is done, in part, by using video editing software to fade the infrared image of the person being revealed to black before they are illuminated, then seamlessly showing the color image of the person being revealed as it is faded in and out.
Helen agonising over telling Paul about the affair though, was far less harrowing than learning what had happened to Helen and Linda as children.Tags: Adult Dating, affair dating, sex dating