Will True Detective’s Second Season be to True Detective as Halloween 3 is to Halloween?

Matthew McConaughey recently stirred up some folks by saying that yes, he misses playing Rust Cohle and, yes, he would consider reprising that character, if given the right opportunity. “Would you ever consider going back,” his interviewer asked him. “Yeah, I would," McConaughey answered.  This fueled some speculation and some argument. Questions like what would …

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How Taylor Kitch’s Paul Woodrugh Should Have Been Introduced in True Detective

So far, so good, for Season Two of True Detective. Except for one aspect of the first episode that didn't work for me. There are four main characters in this season, double the number of the first season. None deserve the label of protagonist. And of the four, none serve less of a purpose in …

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What’s Missing From True Detective Season Two

Am I the only person disappointed that the episode didn't end with Matthew McConaughey showing up to the crime scene, winking at the camera, and saying "All right, all right, all right.  Turns out time really is a flat circle." Other than that, pretty good episode.  Very different from the first season, but if it …

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