We live in a chaotic world in which bad things happen for absolutely no coherent reason. The fourth hour of True Detective season two, “Down Will Come,” is remarkable in illustrating this concept.
"Dolce" gives us food for thought as we prepare to say our goodbyes.
"Maybe Tomorrow" is all about the many masks we wear — and the violence of removing them.
"Contorno" shows us who Hannibal Lecter is to his predators, his prey, and his proverbial pride.
Hard boiled pulp collides with abject horror and True Detective hits its stride in the shocking "Night Finds You".
Mason Verger and Frederick Chilton face off with their faces off in "Aperitivo".
Desmond from Lost shows that living with trauma doesn't make you into a monster.
In True Detective's difficult second season you'll have to be your own Rustin Cohle.
"Secondo" is all about taking it slow, asking forgiveness, and eating your best friend.
Hannibal's heartbreaking “Primavera” is an episode about the brutality of framing.
Hannibal's beautiful season three premiere lets us in on Dr. Lecter's insatiable need for attention.
The most critical keepsake Hannibal Lecter ever removed from a victim was Will Graham’s ravenstag.
Most games use checkpoints to remind you that your last death didn't happen. These are the games where dying matters.
After 22 episodes of middling highs and rock bottom lows, Gotham's “All Happy Families Are Alike” is an enema. Everyone who sucks is dead and Bruce found the Batcave.
Penny Dreadful is dealing with century-old characters that have never left our nightmares, playing with our expectations and allowing us to rediscover the reasons these monsters are so transcendent.
Gotham slays The Ogre and introduces Lucius Fox as it prepares for a promising season finale.
In Gotham, murder is all about the optics.
"Beasts of Prey" uses superficial violence like a laugh-track.