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Friday, Aug. 9, 2019
One cinematographer just earned his first primetime Emmy nomination; the other garnered the fifth of his career.
The latter is Dana Gonzales, ASC, whose fifth nod came for the very first episode of Hanna (Amazon). Back in 2016, Gonzales had won an Outstanding Cinematography Emmy...
Friday, May. 24, 2019
Nic Pizzolatto has presided over True Detective (HBO) from its inception. As series creator, lead writer, executive producer and a director of the anthology drama crime series, he’s shaped each season’s distinctively different narrative set in a distinctly different locale. The show won...
Thursday, Jun. 25, 2015
The second season of "True Detective" kicked off last week, and it got right down to business: The bizarre murder of a city boss in the wicked wasteland of Vinci, California, has put responding law officers in a turf war escalated by their shared antipathy....
Thursday, Jun. 18, 2015
"True Detective" could drive you to drink. Its second season (Sunday at 9 p.m. EDT on HBO) arrives under cover of such darkness and psychic pain it seems to beg its audience to keep a bottle close by in a display of unity with its hard-drinking protagonists....
Monday, Dec. 15, 2014
From the extraordinary Maggie Gyllenhaal-starring miniseries "The Honorable Woman" on SundanceTV to Syfy's goofy "Sharknado 2: The Second One," TV delivered in 2014 — streaming, on cable and over the air.
Showtime's "Homeland" roared back from last...
Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014
There was something embarrassing about the rash of repeat treating on Monday's Emmycast. It might have left viewers wondering if they had stumbled on a rerun of last year's show, or the one before that. Or maybe an awards show equivalent of "Groundhog Day."...
Monday, Aug. 25, 2014
The first time proved to be the charm for director Colin Bucksey. His initial primetime Emmy nomination made him the winner this evening for Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special on the strength of the “Buridan’s Ass” episode of ...
Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014
If it walks like a drama and talks like a drama and yet calls itself a comedy, that's just fine with the Emmy Awards.
But the audience for Monday's ceremony (8 p.m. EDT, NBC) may suffer momentary confusion when, say, the Netflix women's prison saga "...
Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014
The recently announced field of primetime Emmy nominations finds two outlets with both Outstanding Drama and Comedy series nominees—predictably, one is HBO which has Silicon Valley and Veep up for the top comedy honor, and Game of Thrones and True Detective on...
Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014
A number of things set "True Detective" apart.
For starters, this new HBO drama series (which premieres Sunday at 9 p.m. EST) stars Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson, a pair of actors known not for TV but for features (Harrelson's "Cheers" run ended 21 years ago). And they tackle,...