Tag Archives: Frank Semyon

True Detective 2.8: Omega Station – Review

Welcome back, True Detectives. Just like that, True Detective’s beleaguered second season closes, not with a whimper but with a bang. Several bangs actually and all so deafening as to drown out each other. See, when you have two climatic … Continue reading

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True Detective 2.7: Black Maps and Motel Rooms – Review

Welcome back, True Detectives. This was by far the best episode of the season. Dominoes started to fall and actions that actually affect the status quo were taken. But it’s taken far too long and the dominoes were obvious from … Continue reading

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True Detective 2.5: Other Lives – Review

Welcome back True Detectives. “Pain is inexhaustible. It’s only people who get exhausted.” It’s another of Ray’s little recorder messages that he supposedly makes for his son. It’s a good summary of how myself and other viewers are feeling about … Continue reading

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True Detective 2.4: Down Will Come – Review

Welcome back, True Detectives. This episode didn’t click for me until the end. Pizzolatto’s flourishes may come under fire for his flowery dialogue and such, but hell if he doesn’t know how to end an episode. It’s the beginning and … Continue reading

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True Detective 2.3: Maybe Tomorrow – Review

Welcome back, True Detectives. A quick recap of last week: the season’s investigation kicked off in earnest as our three main detectives – the corrupt Ray Velcoro, the rebellious Ani Bezzerides, and the unstable Paul Woodrugh -were joined together in … Continue reading

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True Detective 2.2: Night Finds You – Review

Welcome back to the heart of darkness, True Detectives. We’re back in Vinci, California, finally ready to dig deep into this season’s murder case and free of the glare of this acclaimed show’s return. Quick recap: we left off last … Continue reading

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True Detective 2.1: The Western Book of the Dead – Review

Was Game of Thrones too optimistic for you? Well, don’t worry, lovers of everything dark and depressing, HBO has the answer to squash our re-emerging happiness. True Detective takes over the former show’s time slot on Sundays and brings with it the same … Continue reading

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