Review: True Detective (S2 E8/8), Monday 10th August, Sky Atlantic

And so it all came to this. One of the most talked about, maligned, high-profile crime dramas of recent years headed into its finale with the critics erring on the side of negativity, and with its viewership thoroughly divided. Throughout its heavily layered, slowish pace and unrelenting gloominess, it lost people I knew who had…

Fargo’s Kirsten Dunst: TV is a lot harder than film

With series two of the superb Fargo starting almost two months to the day away, showrunner Noah Hawley and the cast – which includes Kirsten Dunst, Ted Danson, Patrick Wilson and Jesse PlemonsĀ – hosted an audience with the Television Critics Of America last week to not only chat about the new series but also to…

The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 10th – Sunday 16th August)

It’s a tale of three finales and the start of one major new series this week, as the likes of Jordskott, True Detective and Murder In The First come to their series finales, while David Duchovny’s 1960s-set, Charles Manson-infused drama Aquarius begins. In between there’s the usual excellence from Witnesses and a chance to see…