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    'True Detective,' 'American Horror Story' and Why the Anthology Series is All the Rage

    We're seeing a rise in an unusual sort of anthology format with shows like FX's upcoming "Fargo" that will tell a new story with new characters each season. Here's why this structure's so popular.

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    'True Detective' Is TV's Most Stylish Show. Does That Make It One of Its Best?

    Critics and viewers were stunned by the elaborate tracking shot in Sunday's episode. But does that make it effective, or distracting?

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    Watch: The Amazing Full 6-Minute Tracking Shot From 'True Detective'

    Firstly, if you're not watching HBO's "True Detective," you're doing it wrong. One of the best things going on TV right now — if not the best, period — the drama series has proven to be fantastically written and richly entertaining, with a murder mystery woven across a couple of decades, in a case t...

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    'True Detective' is the Most Cinematic Show on Television -- But Is It Anything More Than That?

    "True Detective" reached its mid-season point last night with a virtuoso six-minute shot. The series is one of the most beautifully directed on the small screen, but does its content match its style?

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    Recap: Explosive 'True Detective' Season 1, Episode 4 'Who Goes There'

    Over the course of three episodes, "True Detective" has been a steadily ratcheting the tension as Martin Hart (Woody Harrelson) and Rust Cohle (Matthew McConaughey) track down a serial killer that is haunting the surreal South like a monster. Last week's "The Locked Room" concluded with a goosebump-...

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    Matthias Schoenaerts To Star In 'Galveston' From 'True Detective' Writer Nic Pizzolatto; Season 2 Looking Likely

    We don't know what you've been doing with your last few Sundays, but if you have HBO and haven't been watching "True Detective," you're doing it wrong. Easily a contender for the best show of 2014 (yes, we know it's only January), unless it really screws the pooch in the second half of the season, t...

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    Recap: 'True Detective' Season 1, Episode 3 Goes Into 'The Locked Room'

    While there is a case that needs investigating in "True Detective," the show's richest pleasures have been found in the characters. And in particular, writer Nic Pizzolatto is curious about what makes men tick—what allows them to survive unspeakable horror and what they require to keep a handle on t...

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    Recap: Matthew McConaughey Is 'Seeing Things' In 'True Detective' Season 1, Episode 2

    "You're looking for narrative, [you] interrogate witnesses, personal evidence, establish a timeline, build a story, day after day..." the weary Martin Hart (Woody Harrelson) lays bare about his job. That's right, we're only in the second episode of "True Detective," and already the grind of the work...

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    Recap: 'True Detective' Season 1, Episode 1 'The Long Bright Dark' A Potent Start To A Promising Series

    Movies and television see no shortage of twisted killers, finding ever more gruesome and brutal ways with which to dispatch their victims. And when the recently partnered detectives Rust Cohle (Matthew McConaughey) and Martin Hart (Woody Harrelson) come across the body of a young woman named Dora La...

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    Matthew McConaughey Lifts 'True Detective' Beyond the Familiar

    HBO's crime-fiction miniseries lets its actors stretch out, but is straitjacketed by the serial killer genre.

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