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True Detective

  1. True Detective’s Carmen Ejogo on ’80s Fashion and American AccentsHart to Hart can teach a girl all she needs to know.
  2. watch this
    ‘True Detective Pikachu’ Is Here to Haunt Your DreamsPika pika!
  3. close reads
    True Detective and the Wave of Crime TV About Murky MemoryFrom fictional dramas to real-life docuseries, the biggest crime shows of the moment want us to reassess the past.
  4. guides
    33 Essential Neo-Noirs, From Jackie Brown to Gone GirlA guide to the most political and stylish genre of film and TV.
  5. explainers
    A Very Simple Guide to True Detective’s Multiple TimelinesConfused by season three? Here’s a chronological guide to all the major events of True Detective’s grisly mystery.
  6. close reads
    True Detective Season 3 Was a Blistering Case Against True CrimeThe occult dolls, spiral signatures, and prosecutorial misconduct were seductive catnip, not clues to help crack the mystery.
  7. spoilers
    Who’s the Killer in True Detective Season Three?The HBO drama serves up a lot of answers, but which ones are the full truth of the Purcell case?
  8. overnights
    True Detective Season Finale Recap: Nobody’s Gonna Hear It But UsThe mystery draws to a close, then the episode just keeps going, a fitting end to a season as much about the investigators as their haunting case.
  9. explainers
    How True Detective’s Third Season Connects to Its FirstThe HBO drama has drawn a clear line between the current season’s Purcell case and the events of season one.
  10. lines of inquiry
    True Detecting True Detective: Let’s Lay Odds on Who the Killer IsWith just one episode left, the series has introduced a bunch of new characters, and with them, new possibilities.
  11. overnights
    True Detective Recap: Somebody’s Got to RememberThe season rebounds in a big way with an episode that perfectly balances the central mystery with impressive character work.
  12. close reads
    True Detective’s Third Season Is Twin Peaks’ True HeirBy taking the right lessons from the apotheosis of small-town murder mysteries, the HBO series has distinguished itself beyond its central whodunit.
  13. overnights
    True Detective Recap: Under the PinkThe season’s central mystery has finally come a little more into focus, but there’s still a lot that doesn’t add up.
  14. overnights
    True Detective Recap: Hardships and TribulationsMid-season drag sets in with an episode that repeats much of what we’ve already seen — with one big exception.
  15. overnights
    True Detective Recap: Major Cognitive DissonanceIs this season of True Detective’s fractured chronology working for it or against it?
  16. special effects
    True Detective’s Old-Man Makeup Was Inspired by The Nutty Professor and AmadeusThe makeup artist behind True Detective season three reveals the secrets of a special-effects feat.
  17. the crime scene
    Why 2014 Was a Watershed Year for TV CrimeFive years ago, True Detective kicked off a golden era for prestige limited crime shows.
  18. overnights
    True Detective Recap: Maps and LegendsThe central mystery of the Purcell abduction remains captivating, if increasingly bogged down by bits that don’t push the narrative forward.
  19. tv ratings
    True Detective Season 3 Premiere Scores Solid RatingsThe first episode has already been watched 2.3 million times.
  20. overnights
    True Detective Recap: Into the WoodsThe Purcell case that will anchor this season begins simply enough — though this being True Detective, it doesn’t stay that way for long.
  21. backstories
    3 and Half Years Later, True Detective Is Back. Why Did It Take So Long?“[It] was no sure thing that we were going to do a third season.”
  22. tv review
    What Is True Detective, Really?The third season of HBO’s crime anthology has another bona fide star in Mahershala Ali, but it doesn’t answer this fundamental question.
  23. true detective
    Mahershala Ali’s True Detective Character Was Written As WhiteHow Ali convinced Nic Pizzolatto the character could be black.
  24. winter preview 2019
    Winter TV Preview: True Detective, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and 7 More Shows to WatchA complete guide to the TV shows worth seeing this winter.
  25. trailer mix
    The True Detective, Season 3 Trailer Stars Mahershala Ali, Multiple TimelinesThe show returns to HBO in January.
  26. hair
    Mahershala Ali Looks Very Good, Very Concerned in New True Detective PhotosAnd let’s meet Stephen Dorff’s wig.
  27. the industry
    Director Jeremy Saulnier Leaves True Detective Season 3 After Two EpisodesHBO released a statement announcing the change, citing “scheduling issues.”
  28. the industry
    True Detective’s Renewed Third Season Will Be Set in the OzarksThe next season will have three different timelines.
  29. Outdated and Outstanding: A Perfect Video From 2014We rarely do this: cover something that’s not “of the moment” – and I’m not sure this week’s feature could be any less of the moment. In fact, […]
  30. casting couch
    Mahershala Ali Cast In True Detective Season 3The man who invented yellow arrives to reinvent True Detective.
  31. casting couch
    Time to Get Your Hopes Up for a True Detective Season 3 Starring Mahershala AliYour casting dreams come True.
  32. true detective
    David Milch and Nic Pizzolatto Working Together on True Detective Season 3Will we finally get a show about the “secret occult history of the United States transportation system” Pizzolatto promised years ago?
  33. tca 2016
    True Detective Season 3 May Happen After AllPossibly with someone other than Nic Pizzolatto in charge of writing it.
  34. never can say goodbye
    Matthew McConaughey Open to More True DetectiveMcConaughey would do more True Detective “the right way.”
  35. analysis
    Why It Makes Sense to End the True Detective FranchiseIt’s just not worth the risk.
  36. unpopular opinions
    In Defense of True Detective Season TwoMaybe it wasn’t so bad after all.
  37. the industry
    True Detective Probably Won’t Get a Third SeasonAccording to sources close to new HBO programming head Casey Bloys.
  38. #feudseason2
    Which Celebrity Feuds Are Good Enough for Feud Season Two?Please, Ryan Murphy, bring us a season of J. Lo and Mariah Carey.
  39. true detective
    HBO Exec Takes Blame for True Detective S2“I set him up.”
  40. the industry
    HBO Inks Exclusive Deal With Nic PizzolattoThrough 2018.
  41. Why Cronenberg Passed on True Detective Season 2[Sips tea.]
  42. the industry
    True Detective: Assessing the DamageAnd what might happen behind the scenes of a potential third season.
  43. close reads
    The Modern Noir Has Atrophied (and It’s Not All True Detective’s Fault)All style and no substance.
  44. the vulture tv podcast
    Why Mr. Robot Succeeds Where True Detective FailsAnd what’s a cinematic TV show, anyway?
  45. close reads
    True Detective: What Went WrongI defended it at first, but after a while I had to stop because it was making a fool of me.
  46. season finales
    The Winners and Losers of True Detective Season TwoCary Fukunaga: Winner! Vince Vaughn? Err …
  47. overnights
    True Detective Recap: The Evil That Men DoTime to wake up.
  48. chadvelcoro@gmail.com
    Let’s Talk About True Detective’s Season Two FinaleSo bad it’s good?
  49. the tonight show
    Jimmy Fallon Owes Taylor Kitsch a Naked LapJohn Carter beat Jimmy Fallon in a game of beer hockey.
  50. time is a flat etc
    5 Possible Endings to Redeem True DetectiveDo we have to say it again? More crow mask!
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