True Detectives CanadaNovember 13, 2017 – 11:36 am

True Detectives Canada

PASADENA - Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson portray characters who are shown in 1995, 2002 and 2012 in the new crime drama True Detective. People can change a lot in 17 years. Yet some characteristics would remain the same. So how did McConaughey and Harrelson strike the balance? “I just took off my wig, ” said Harrelson, prompting laughter at the Television Critics Association tour. To which McConaughey added, “I just put on my wig.” And the…

True Detective 2 ReviewNovember 8, 2017 – 05:56 pm

True Detective 2 Review

Confusion has reigned throughout season two of True Detective, with show-runner Nic Pizzolatto s tangled web of lost souls and portentous dialogue falling consistently short of coherent. But while the 90-minute finale was predictably foggy, leaving a multitude of loose ends, we at least learned the identity of the killer of corrupt city boss Ben Caspere – the central mystery that supposedly propelled the series. As astute viewers may have already…

True Detective 2 trailerOctober 3, 2017 – 11:14 am

True Detective 2 trailer

It’s a True Detective season 2 motherload! The first photos … the first teaser video … the premiere date … and a new detailed description of hotly anticipated and ever-mysterious HBO hit … Are all here now . After months of HBO silence and plenty of online medial speculation, the premium network has released several pieces of news and assets, without warning, all at once. True Detective will return Sunday, June 21 with new series stars Colin Farrell…

NYPD DetectivesAugust 15, 2017 – 01:26 am

NYPD Detectives

Det. Patrick Cherry, a member of the elite Joint Terrorism Task Force who was formerly assigned to the NYPD s Arson and Explosives Unit, blew up at the driver when the cabby honked at him for attempting to park on the West Side Highway without signaling, according to statements made in a video of the incident. Cherry won t be fired because verbal abuse of a civilian is not considered a fireable offense, sources said. In the video, recorded by a passenger…

True Detective Season 2 finaleJuly 16, 2017 – 01:22 am

True Detective Season 2 finale

HBO The HBO series closes out its second season with a bleak finale. [Warning: This post contains spoilers for the season finale of True Detective.] The first season of True Detective ended on a surprisingly up note, given all the nihilist philosophy espoused by one of its leads. Season two? The light definitely did not win. Sunday s finale of the HBO anthology played largely true to the story it had told for the previous seven hours. Which meant…

Detectives in Togas audiobookMay 27, 2017 – 01:19 am

Detectives in Togas audiobook

Henry Winterfeld, Author, Michael Stearns, Editor, Charlotte Kleinert, Illustrator A quartet of novels by German author Henry Winterfeld comes to light once more. Detectives in Togas (1956), illus. by Charlotte Kleinert, trans. by Richard and Clara Winston, is set in ancient Rome and stars young Rufus, guilty of insulting his classmate Caius, but not of all the other crimes attributed to him; it s up to his friends to track down the truth. In the…

True Detectives the Yellow KingMarch 24, 2017 – 01:10 am

True Detectives the Yellow King

Were we satisfied by how True Detective wrapped up? Was enough time spent on the mythology of the Yellow King? What do we want in a second season? David and Esther discuss. The bad guy was defeated. Rust and Marty ended up heroes. So were we satisfied? Esther: Nic Pizzolatto gave us an ending to the tale of Rust and Marty, plain and simple. They almost miraculously survived their encounter with Errol Childress, whose evil ways were revealed to the…