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With only one episode left of this season of True Detective, links to past seasons surface, and the mysterious person pulling all of the strings of the Purcell cover up reveals themself.
True Detective’s two-hour season three premiere is a tour-de-force showcase of Mahershala Ali’s incredible range, as well as this season’s preoccupation with time, memory, and the fluidity of both.
Droughtlander is finally over! The season picks up four months after Claire and Jamie wash up on the shores of America. The New World poses new problems for the couple since they find themselves far away from their Scottish home, yet still under the thumb of British rule. America is a beautiful, yet troubled place (it still is for that matter) and does not shy away from confronting America’s troubled history within the narrative of the premiere.
“Barry feels like something Shane Black might’ve written, but rather than being big, broad and commercial like Black’s early hits, it’s more in line with the crime comedies he’s been making of late, such as Kiss Kiss Bang Bang and The Nice Guys,” writes Jeff Sneider.
Season 2, Episodes 1-13 – The second season of Jessica Jones is perfectly adequate. The story is fine. The character development is fine. It’s aesthetically gorgeous. But it lacks the depth and relevance of the first season in a few crucial ways that leave this feeling pretty basic rather than transformative.
Apple previously announced orders for a drama starring Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston, a comedy with Kristen Wiig, and the Amazing Stories reimagining from Steven Speilberg and Bryan Fuller.
Season 1, Episodes 1-10 – Giovanni Ribisi is back as Marius Josipovic, the con artist with a heart of gold. Still masquerading as his old cell mate Pete Murphy, Marius suddenly finds himself on the hook to Serbian gangsters for 11 million dollars, and he needs all his old friends to keep himself and his new family alive.