How HBO's 'True Detective' Will Change The Way You Watch Television
HBO’s new Sunday night drama True Detective is really, really good. It’s also potentially revolutionary.It sounds like it could be good. But I don't get HBO. Maybe it will come out on Netflix eventually?
The moody crime drama starring Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey examines a grisly Louisiana murder through the eyes of the detectives who handled the case. Some reviewers are comparing it to The Wire–which makes most short lists for the Greatest Series Ever–although a more apt comparison may be an earlier David Simon work, the more stylized Homicide: Life on The Street. In any case, this show is well worth watching (and worth discussing, as we’ll do in weeks to come.) [...]