‘True Detective’ 2×06: ‘Church in Ruins’

In this week’s episode of “True Detective,” we start right where we left off, with Ray Velcoro (Colin Farrell) and Frank Semyon (Vince Vaughn) engaged in a tense debate that sets the tone for the rest of the high-drama episode. In last week’s episode, Ray discovered that the man Frank
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‘True Detective’ 2×05: ‘Other Lives’

It’s 66 days after the massacre at city manager Ben Caspere’s alleged killers’ warehouse, and we still don’t have a clear plotline or strong character development. Yes, we may be following the investigation of Caspere’s murder, but the vast number of subplots, character background and twists and turns make this
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‘True Detective’ 2×03: ‘Maybe Tomorrow’

Let’s all heave a collective sigh of relief as Ray Velcoro (Colin Farrell) is still alive. Alive, yes, but he’s definitely not at peace. A pseudo-dream reminiscent of purgatory introduces us to his tumultuous relationship with his father (Fred Ward), further revealing Ray’ personal troubles. In a later scene, we
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‘True Detective’ 2×02: ‘Night Finds You’

Warning: this recap contains spoilers. After last week’s somewhat slow-paced setup, “Night Finds You” shocks us back into interest, employing the less-obvious dialogue, the more-layered characters and the sort cliffhangers that characterized Season 1. Frank Semyon’s (Vince Vaughn) opening monologue reveals a torn past in a somewhat crude attempt to
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