Colin Farrell

‘True Detective’ Remains Addictive in Season 2 — Just Don’t Compare It to Season 1

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It seems like there is an unspoken rule that before we consider the second season of True Detective, we have to reevaluate the first, a tour de force that caught everyone off guard, and that either stuck or blew the landing, depending on who you ask. The bleak buddy cop show brought forth a (sigh) McConaissance, united the Internet in some of our favorite TV-related activities — predicting, theorizing over, and arguing about how it would end, and then continuing that argument long after we knew how it did end — and eventually even crashed HBOGo. So it’s only natural that this second season is one of the most highly anticipated follow-ups in recent memory. This means, of course, that it is also nearly impossible to live up to the hype — but the show does try.
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Let’s Overanalyze the ‘True Detective’ Season 2 Trailer!

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We finally have our first True Detective trailer that’s not just men (and one woman) giving men (and one woman) meaningful glances over a custom-written Lera Lynn song, and you know what that means: time for an overanalysis! To help pass the time between now and the June 21st premiere date, the Internet is going to wring every last drop of meaning it can out of the one minute of footage HBO and Nic Pizzolatto have bestowed upon us. The following is one woman’s attempt.
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Everything We Know About ‘True Detective’ Season 2 So Far

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Last winter, True Detective took over the television world — and the Internet — with only eight episodes. It was a tour-de-force of storytelling from Nic Pizzolatto (who wrote every episode) and of acting from Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson. As soon as the show ended, rumors started flying about plot and casting details for Season 2. Here is everything we know about True Detective Season 2 so far. (Don’t worry — we’ll update the post as more information is confirmed.)
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5 New-to-Netflix Streaming Movies and TV Episodes Made for St. Patrick’s Day

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St. Patrick’s Day can be seen in one of two ways: either it’s a glorious celebration of our nation’s connection to and history with Ireland, or it’s a terrible excuse for binge alcoholics to practice while wearing green and watching a parade. If you’re looking to drown out the bagpipes and the sounds of the Dropkick Murphys, avoid all that Irish nonsense (thanks, 30 Rock) with these five Netflix choices that will bring laughter and maybe tears in equal Irish measure. Check them out after the jump, and follow the title links to watch them right now.
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