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Brief Thoughts on Season 2 Episode 1 of True Detective · 4:49am Jun 22nd, 2015

Okay, don't worry for those of you who don't want spoilers. We're one episode in, and I'll try to keep them to a bare minimum.

This is darker and more morose, and due to having more characters, feels more scattershot then episode 1 of season 1, and has what I like to call 'beaten city weary' in contrast to the first season's 'nightmarish fever dream' tone. The pace is slower as well.

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True Detective Season 02 Episode 02 Brief Thoughts · 7:22pm Jun 29th, 2015

So we're two episodes in and I have to honestly say that I still feel like we're setting things up.

There are at least five seperate plot threads to keep track of, and its hard to keep track of them all.

The acting is still good, but everything continues to feel very downbeat and serious, with a very slow pace.

I mean, its not awful, its just not as good or well put together so far as Season 1's story was


OPWA: Episode Twelve · 6:45pm Jul 30th, 2017

Overpriced Writing Advice
Where you can learn the stuff I paid thousands of dollars to have taught to me, for free.

...Or In This Case, I Share The Free Stuff I Find - Pt. 3
(AKA "Blog share: Character = Theme, and The Dangers of Bathos")

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