How True Detective Season 3 Brought the Show Back to Greatness

TVOvermind | 2/22/2019 | Tom
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When it started out True Detective was something that people were really willing to sink their teeth into since these kind of shows have been seen to have a decent track record in the past since they play to what the people want to see, be it horrible or at least interesting enough to take a glance at. While season 1 wasn’t all that bad a lot of people had a serious issue with season 2 since it failed to deliver as season 1 did and was hardly appreciated by anyone. For some reason it seems as though Colin Ferrell can strike gold with certain shows and movies but when it comes some projects he just swings and misses continually. But getting into season 3 things are looking up since it would appear that the showrunners decided to go back to the formula that made the first season such a hit.

If you really want to know why season 3 is bringing interest back to the series it’s because it’s bringing back the same kind of framework that made the first season all that to begin with. The traumatized cop that’s haunted by something from his past, the visuals and imagery that are used to tell the story, and symbolism that’s found in every other frame is what people are looking for when they watch shows such as this. To do anything else tends to **** up the program, and until this doesn’t work then it’s time to just stick with it and make the necessary adjustments as the series rolls along. Mahershala Ali is able to play the same kind of role that Matthew McConaughey made so popular in the first season. Playing the role of Arkansas detective Wayne Hays he’s shown in the present day in a state of...
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