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Review: Barry (Season 1, Episode 1)

Wandering aimlessly into an amateur acting course was the self-referential setup for Shane Black’s brilliant neo-noir Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang. A hitman/gangster exorcising their crime-ridden ennui with therapy or another incongrous outlet was the setup for Analyze This, The Sopranos, … Continue reading

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Review: Show Me a Hero (Episodes 5 & 6)

When I watch something as uniformly superb as Show Me a Hero, it champion to the people around me. Yet it seems to me that, due to the lack of bombastic high-concept, the show is being unsung by most audiences … Continue reading

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Review: Show Me a Hero (Episodes 3 & 4)

The public’s reactions to art can be mighty extreme. The general consensus for True Detective Season 2 was that it was inferior, stupefying and overall, lacking in substance. Now we are graced with the arrival of Show Me a Hero … Continue reading

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Show Me A Hero Episode 1 & 2 Review

From April to late August, HBO has been ensured a monopoly for my attention span. Game of Thrones was mandatory, ritualistic viewing but the letdown of True Detective Season 2 continues to sting. I should be pondering why this premium … Continue reading

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Review: True Detective (Season 2, Episode 6)

I try to avoid speculative rumors about where this season is headed but if the theological conversations about Ray trapped in limbo are true, I’ll be sorely disappointed. This might not be the best season of any crime drama but … Continue reading

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