The new HBO season is trying hard to hang onto former glory at the risk of sacrificing substance.
Mahershala Ali stars in the new season, which is set in the Ozarks.
And the new episode scripts are supposedly "terrific."
Step one: Watch footage of real police battles. A lot of them.
We Spoke to the Woman with the Bashed Up Knees Who Plays Guitar in the Bleak-Ass Bar in 'True Detective'
Her name is Lera Lynn and she exists in real life also.
Unbelievably, the show's painful, semi-boring exposition and contorted plot lines are finally starting to pay off.
With last night's eerie, mysterious opening and tense, creepy closing... Is True Detective finally taking us to the California Carcosa?
The show's central plot and very hardboiled, very white characters feel lifted from a bygone era.
The hit show's second season fits right in with the brooding and macabre tonality of the prestige-TV zeitgeist. But does gritty equal good?
Alright, alright, alright, as of last Sunday True Detective is over. It has been a great eight weeks of watching these two swinging dicks mix it up against a sweaty backdrop of Louisiana, faith, and murder.