Mar 082016


While I expected to enjoy the second season of True Detective, considering the crime procedural is one of my favourite genres and despite hostile negative reactions, I was not prepared for just how excellent it was. I was taken, especially, with how essential the passing of time is to the narrative, and how it is as much as study of a crime-infested city as the human characters themselves. I thought I would explore this idea and discuss where True Detective Season 2 succeeds, and highlight two feature films – Zodiac and Marshland – that also make the location a core character.  Continue reading »