True Detective Archive

31 Dec 2014

Top 35 Shows of 2014: No 1 True Detective

I love a mystery. I love a story that can make me obsessed with what is going to happen next and spend way too much time thinking about it. I love getting to know characters and seeing the
10 Mar 2014

True Detective: Form and Void Review: Breaking the flat circle

In the end it seems the darkest shows conclude with a hint of optimism. It is something I have noticed in other series I have loved over the years – characters were sent to hell and back
9 Mar 2014

True Detective and the problem with jumping to conclusions

“Do you have a chapter in one of those books on jumping to conclusions? You attach an assumption to a piece of evidence, you start to bend the narrative to support it and prejudice yourself” – Martin Hart,
17 Feb 2014

True Detective: The Secret Fate of All Life Review: All this has happened before. All this will happen again

The Secret Fate of All Life could have been a season finale if the tale of True Detective was purely based in 1995 with Hart and Cohle capturing and killing their man, but things are far from
13 Jan 2014

Winter TV First Impressions : True Detective

The Show: True Detective Time: Sundays on HBO Premise: The story of detectives Rust Cohle (Matthew McConaughey) and Martin Hart (Woody Harrelson) 17-year hunt for a serial killer in Louisiana. Pros: One episode in and McConaughey and Harrelson are simply phenomenal in