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True Detective Season 2 
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Is it just me or was the season 2 opener a badly written total mess, full of tired overused tropes and clich├ęs?


Mon Jun 22, 2015 6:07 pm
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It's not just you. Many are saying the same thing, usually through snarky Twitter comments.

But I enjoyed it all in all, about as much as one could enjoy a story this gloomy. Clearly they're trying something different, going with a neo-noir look and making it more of an ensemble piece (four characters whose paths converge). I'll admit I was confused as hell for a while, but I'm willing to give it the benefit of the doubt and hope it snaps together in a compelling way.

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Tue Jun 23, 2015 5:56 pm
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KWRoss wrote:
It's not just you. Many are saying the same thing, usually through snarky Twitter comments.

But I enjoyed it all in all, about as much as one could enjoy a story this gloomy. Clearly they're trying something different, going with a neo-noir look and making it more of an ensemble piece (four characters whose paths converge). I'll admit I was confused as hell for a while, but I'm willing to give it the benefit of the doubt and hope it snaps together in a compelling way.

Yeah I'll stick it with for a few more episodes at least. The last few minutes where it brings the various characters together was good. But the rest felt extremely disjointed and confusing. Not at all like the first episode of Season 1 - for good or bad this season is definitely not shaping up to be "more of the same", that's for sure.


Tue Jun 23, 2015 8:28 pm
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The last 10 minutes left me optimistic. 8 episodes really isn't a huge commitment, and you can't judge the series after 1 episode. Here's to hoping!

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