true, Detective

I’m not going to give an academic review -grad-ee-ated head of my class at fancy-schmancy, artsy-fartsy film school, so I CAN  but just say:

I was disappointed and bored.

Matthew McConaughey, on the other hand, deserves every acting award they can throw at him. Watching his character arc was the only part I enjoyed and enjoy it, I did.

I never felt interested -except at MM’s performance and it’s not because I think he’s dreamy — not my type, though my heart would go pitter-patter if he were to cosy up and flirt–I’m not dead   and started wondering if I had spontaneously become a sociopath myself due to total lack of give-a-shit.

To put it another way: if you love serial dramas, particularly detective shows, you may like True Detective…a lot.

My truth is that I wasted eight hours of my life that I could’ve been practicing ukulele, which would’ve been more diverting and accrued something.

Recall, everybody has their sense of taste. Everybody I know loved it. I don’t get it. To my friends, I’m saying, you liked IT but didn’t bother to watch Les Revenants?

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Fini: Les Revenants, zombies élégants

Wow! I’m so happy that I decided to watch this mini-series when I’d never heard of it. It came recommended by Netflix or Amazon.com — whoever ‘knows’ my taste. I often like those recommendations (can’t say that about all services who hit for your general demographic but don’t bother ‘botting you to see what you’re actually about), so I grabbed E01 and let it sit forever.

Finally watched it and was like, this is intriguing, right?! As I watched more, I liked it even better. I gave myself a teensy spoiler when I googled (after E03) to see if a second series was out. I came across a main character descriptions list and slight spoilers were in there but it didn’t ruin it, rather helped my understanding — like X is Y’s brother. Oh, didn’t know that and it will be made clear later (spoiler) but it didn’t detract from watching it, having seen that.

It is in French, so unless you’re a francophone or don’t mind subtitles, this may be not worth your time. If you don’t mind subtitles, it’s great because it’s the type of show you really have to WATCH (don’t distractedly). I saw in the same place with the character description that Stephen King had tweeted he loved it. This makes perfect sense. It’s like King on a good day.

And let me say, it’s considered horror genre but I’m the biggest wuss in the world and loved it. It’s not really scary, more mysterious.