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Black Press USA
The Magnificent Seven“The Equalizer” and “The Mechanic.” The latter, was a novelist and short story
The Magnificent Seven
Black Press USA / Posted 19 hours ago
“The Equalizer” and “The Mechanic.” The latter, was a novelist and short story writer before he became a scribe for HBO’s “True Detective” series. It’s 1879, somewhere in the West. The small town of Ross Creek is at the mercy of a gold mining... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
The Magnificent Seven movie review: A misleading titlein Nic Pizzolatto’s screenplay, who is otherwise known for brilliantly marrying
The Magnificent Seven movie review: A misleading title
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
in Nic Pizzolatto’s screenplay, who is otherwise known for brilliantly marrying cinema to television in the form of HBO’s True Detective. Remaking any film is a Herculean task, and if the source in question happens to be one of the finest films... Read more
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Hartford Courant
'The Magnificent Seven' review: Mediocre remake of 1960 Westernpost-traumatic stress disorder. The condition comes and goes, depending on the
'The Magnificent Seven' review: Mediocre remake of 1960 Western
Hartford Courant / Posted 3 days ago
post-traumatic stress disorder. The condition comes and goes, depending on the needs of the screenplay by Nic Pizzolatto ("True Detective") and Richard Wenk ("The Equalizer," "The Mechanic"). In the 1960 version starring Yul Brynner and Steve... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
REVIEW: The Magnificent Seventhe Best Actor Oscar that year. The Magnificent Seven was written by Nic Pizzol
REVIEW: The Magnificent Seven
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 3 days ago
the Best Actor Oscar that year. The Magnificent Seven was written by Nic Pizzolatto, the creator of the amazing HBO series True Detective. The small town of Rose Creek has been over taken by industrialist Bartholomew Bogue, who is strong-arming... Read more
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The Columbian
‘Seven’ rides again — with more gunsAmerican, Red Harvest (Martin Sensmeier). It’s a delightfully diverse group, bu
‘Seven’ rides again — with more guns
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
American, Red Harvest (Martin Sensmeier). It’s a delightfully diverse group, but unfortunately the script, credited to “True Detective” creator Nic Pizzolatto and “The Equalizer” scribe Richard Wenk, doesn’t spend much time getting to know these... Read more
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Philly.com
'The Magnificent Seven': Antoine Fuqua's fawning fan letter to Westernsthat he was remaking The Magnificent Seven. When I heard that novelist and scre
'The Magnificent Seven': Antoine Fuqua's fawning fan letter to Westerns
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
that he was remaking The Magnificent Seven. When I heard that novelist and screenwriter Nic Pizzolatto (Galveston, HBO's True Detective) would work on the script, I think I even got goose bumps. I'm sorely disappointed. Don't get me wrong:... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
A kids awards show on Hollywood's fringewere Steele Stebbins, who starred in Warner Bros.’ 2015 “Vacation” reboot, and
A kids awards show on Hollywood's fringe
Los Angeles Times / Posted 3 days ago
were Steele Stebbins, who starred in Warner Bros.’ 2015 “Vacation” reboot, and Trevor Larcom, who appeared on HBO’s “True Detective.” The most recognizable actor on hand wasn’t even a child: Jason Priestley, the 47-year-old star of the 1990s... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
The mediocre ‘Seven’that failure is the Achilles’ heel that never lets this version of “The Magnifi
The mediocre ‘Seven’
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 4 days ago
that failure is the Achilles’ heel that never lets this version of “The Magnificent Seven” achieve liftoff. Written by “True Detective” scribe Nic Pizzolatto alongside “Expendables” and “The Equalizer” writer Richard Wenk, “The Magnificent... Read more
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Boston Herald
Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt take wild ride in ‘Magnificent Seven’and Ethan Hawke as former Confederate sniper Goodnight Robicheaux. On the whol
Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt take wild ride in ‘Magnificent Seven’
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
and Ethan Hawke as former Confederate sniper Goodnight Robicheaux. On the whole, the film, adapted by Nic Pizzolatto (“True Detective”) and Richard Wenk (“The Equalizer”), resembles Clint Eastwood’s 1985 masterpiece “Pale Rider” as much as John... Read more
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Daily Mail
The Magnificent Seven is more of a misfiring mistake1954 epic Seven Samurai. But let me at least do him and his writers Richard We
The Magnificent Seven is more of a misfiring mistake
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
1954 epic Seven Samurai. But let me at least do him and his writers Richard Wenk (The Equalizer) and Nic Pizzolatto (TV's True Detective) the courtesy of relating their version of the celebrated story. Their setting is the benighted town of Rose... Read more
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The Washington Times
Review: ‘The Magnificent Seven’ rides again, with more gunsRed Harvest (Martin Sensmeier). It’s a delightfully diverse little group, but u
Review: ‘The Magnificent Seven’ rides again, with more guns
The Washington Times / Posted 4 days ago
Red Harvest (Martin Sensmeier). It’s a delightfully diverse little group, but unfortunately the script, credited to “True Detective” creator Nic Pizzolatto and “The Equalizer” scribe Richard Wenk, doesn’t spend much time getting to know these... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
How the West wasn't white: Building a diverse 'Magnificent 7'a more diverse “Magnificent Seven” first came up early in the process when scre
How the West wasn't white: Building a diverse 'Magnificent 7'
Los Angeles Times / Posted 4 days ago
a more diverse “Magnificent Seven” first came up early in the process when screenwriter Nic Pizzolatto, creator of HBO’s “True Detective,” pitched the idea to the studio execs who were looking to develop the remake. (The film was co-financed by... Read more
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iol.co.za
Review: Magnificent Seven misfits reuniteseeming to ever miss a shot. Unfortunately, these new elements introduced by F
Review: Magnificent Seven misfits reunite
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
seeming to ever miss a shot. Unfortunately, these new elements introduced by Fuqua and screenwriters Nic Pizzolatto (True Detective) and Richard Wenk are, not to coin a phrase, just skin deep. Theoretically, recasting the makeup of the gang... Read more
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The Irish Times
The Magnificent Seven review: Denzel steals the show in unremarkable remakesuch people is the unavoidable reminders of Blazing Saddles. What can you do?)
The Magnificent Seven review: Denzel steals the show in unremarkable remake
The Irish Times / Posted 4 days ago
such people is the unavoidable reminders of Blazing Saddles. What can you do?) Co-written by Nic Pizzolatto, who created True Detective, the adequate script doesn’t pull many other innovative shapes. We begin with the local townspeople shuddering... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'The Magnificent Seven' review: Mediocre remake of classic Westernpost-traumatic stress disorder. The condition comes and goes, depending on the
'The Magnificent Seven' review: Mediocre remake of classic Western
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
post-traumatic stress disorder. The condition comes and goes, depending on the needs of the screenplay by Nic Pizzolatto ("True Detective") and Richard Wenk ("The Equalizer," "The Mechanic"). In the 1960 version starring Yul Brynner and Steve... Read more
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The Irish Times
The Magnificent Seven review: Denzel steals the show in Antoine Fuqua’s unremarkable remakesuch people is the unavoidable reminders of Blazing Saddles. What can you do?)
The Magnificent Seven review: Denzel steals the show in Antoine Fuqua’s unremarkable remake
The Irish Times / Posted 4 days ago
such people is the unavoidable reminders of Blazing Saddles. What can you do?) Co-written by Nic Pizzolatto, who created True Detective, the adequate script doesn’t pull many other innovative shapes. We begin with the local townspeople shuddering... Read more
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Orange County Register
'The Magnificent Seven' rides again, with more gunsRed Harvest (Martin Sensmeier). It’s a delightfully diverse little group, but u
'The Magnificent Seven' rides again, with more guns
Orange County Register / Posted 4 days ago
Red Harvest (Martin Sensmeier). It’s a delightfully diverse little group, but unfortunately the script, credited to “True Detective” creator Nic Pizzolatto and “The Equalizer” scribe Richard Wenk, doesn’t spend much time getting to know these... Read more
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Northwest Herald
'The Magnificent Seven' rides again, with more gunsRed Harvest (Martin Sensmeier). It’s a delightfully diverse little group, but u
'The Magnificent Seven' rides again, with more guns
Northwest Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Red Harvest (Martin Sensmeier). It’s a delightfully diverse little group, but unfortunately the script, credited to “True Detective” creator Nic Pizzolatto and “The Equalizer” scribe Richard Wenk, doesn’t spend much time getting to know these... Read more
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USA Today
Western redo falls short of 'Magnificent'Emma part of the Seven? Though Elite Eight might not have the same title swagge
Western redo falls short of 'Magnificent'
USA Today / Posted 5 days ago
Emma part of the Seven? Though Elite Eight might not have the same title swagger.) The script by Nic Pizzolatto (of TV's True Detective fame) and Richard Wenk adds some interesting elements, including the fact that Sam, the most heroic figure in... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
New ‘Magnificent Seven’ can’t touch its predecessorsGarcia-Rulfo doesn’t even get that. He’s just … the Mexican guy.) “The Magnifi
New ‘Magnificent Seven’ can’t touch its predecessors
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
Garcia-Rulfo doesn’t even get that. He’s just … the Mexican guy.) “The Magnificent Seven” screenplay was co-written by “True Detective” creator Nic Pizzolatto, and it feels more like season two of that series than the superb season one. The... Read more
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Pittsburgh City Paper
Critics’ Picks, Sept. 22-284314 Main St., Bloomfield. $10. winterforgepgh@gmail.com If you only know The
Critics’ Picks, Sept. 22-28
Pittsburgh City Paper / Posted 5 days ago
4314 Main St., Bloomfield. $10. winterforgepgh@gmail.com If you only know The Handsome Family from watching season one of True Detective — the song “Far From Any Road” was used as the show’s main title theme — you’ve got some homework to do.... Read more
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The Chronicle
The dark side of falling in love with 'Mr. Robot'viewers are tuning into this new genre of humorlessness and tragedy, such as in
The dark side of falling in love with 'Mr. Robot'
The Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
viewers are tuning into this new genre of humorlessness and tragedy, such as in "The Walking Dead," "Game of Thrones" or True Detective, over comedy and sitcoms. Why are we tuning into social unrest, political dissatisfaction and grim bleakness... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Curtis Hanson, Director and Oscar-Winning Writer on 'L.A. Confidential,' Dies at 71at Portola Junior High School in Tarzana, and Hanson was one of his sixth-grade
Curtis Hanson, Director and Oscar-Winning Writer on 'L.A. Confidential,' Dies at 71
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 6 days ago
at Portola Junior High School in Tarzana, and Hanson was one of his sixth-grade students. A movie buff who was a fan of True Detective magazine, Hanson and high-school classmate Willard Huyck (a future screenplay Oscar nominee for American... Read more
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Salon.com
‘The Magnificent Seven’ rides again, with more gunsRed Harvest (Martin Sensmeier). It’s a delightfully diverse little group, but u
‘The Magnificent Seven’ rides again, with more guns
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
Red Harvest (Martin Sensmeier). It’s a delightfully diverse little group, but unfortunately the script, credited to “True Detective” creator Nic Pizzolatto and “The Equalizer” scribe Richard Wenk, doesn’t spend much time getting to know these... Read more
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Variety
‘Timeless’by the prodigiously talented Abigail Spencer, who had a major role on AMC’s “Re
‘Timeless’
Variety / Posted 6 days ago
by the prodigiously talented Abigail Spencer, who had a major role on AMC’s “Rectify” and a supporting role in HBO’s “True Detective.” Here she plays a character whose major personality traits are “smart” and “plucky.” She’s joined in her... Read more
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Games Radar
The 30 best TV shows everresults. It gave us Chris Pratt before Guardians Of The Galaxy and it introduce
The 30 best TV shows ever
Games Radar / Posted 6 days ago
results. It gave us Chris Pratt before Guardians Of The Galaxy and it introduced the immortal Ron Fucking Swanson.25. True Detective Yep, it’s another American crime show that features a dead girl and ritualistic murders. But True Detective... Read more
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NZCity
Johnny Depp owns Marilyn Manson's breasts.beautiful, and very important to me. I did get something cool. "Because I'm su
Johnny Depp owns Marilyn Manson's breasts.
NZCity / Posted 8 days ago
beautiful, and very important to me. I did get something cool. "Because I'm such a fan of cinema, or some TV shows like 'True Detective' and 'Hannibal', I did get from Brooke Smith, the actress who played the girl in the well in 'Silence of the... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Toronto film festival 2016: Woody Harrelson takes on 'LBJ,' with plenty of the actor's brand of comedyto clear his system in more ways than one. After a spate of films in decidedly
Toronto film festival 2016: Woody Harrelson takes on 'LBJ,' with plenty of the actor's brand of comedy
Los Angeles Times / Posted 9 days ago
to clear his system in more ways than one. After a spate of films in decidedly fictional entertainments (the rigor of "True Detective," the froth of "The Hunger Games"), the 55-year-old has now somewhat unexpectedly taken the mantle of one of... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
How has rape become such a common trope of television drama?Velcoro’s anguish and need for revenge – and also a paternity test for his son
How has rape become such a common trope of television drama?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Velcoro’s anguish and need for revenge – and also a paternity test for his son – after the rape of his wife in Season 2 of True Detective. Even “quality” shows have rape aplenty: Anna Bates raped on Downton Abbey; police sergeant Catherine Cawood... Read more
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Boise Weekly
TIFF 2016: Woody Harrelson in One More Biopic of LBJ—This Time a Good Onewith—and it shows. Harrelson, whose dramatic turns increase with every project
TIFF 2016: Woody Harrelson in One More Biopic of LBJ—This Time a Good One
Boise Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
with—and it shows. Harrelson, whose dramatic turns increase with every project (one recent highlight being HBO's True Detective), mines his own Texas roots to uncover subtleties in LBJ than many other actors haven't been able to deliver.... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
The pancakes that colonised our brainshave always liked what they like, and found ways to gorge on it. Still, I can't
The pancakes that colonised our brains
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 13 days ago
have always liked what they like, and found ways to gorge on it. Still, I can't help wondering: will Game of Thrones or True Detective be celebrated in 50 years? Probably not. Because some shows go boldly where no others have gone before. Some... Read more
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Best of New Orleans Gambit
The devil you know: Ethan Brown and Murder in the Bayouof the women before publishing a long feature on Medium.com in January 2014 — w
The devil you know: Ethan Brown and Murder in the Bayou
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 14 days ago
of the women before publishing a long feature on Medium.com in January 2014 — within weeks of the launch of the HBO series True Detective, starring Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey, about similar unsolved murders in southwest... Read more
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Quartz
The “Breaking Bad” creator is making an HBO series about the Jonestown massacreBad alum Aaron Paul) debuted earlier this year to positive reviews. That follow
The “Breaking Bad” creator is making an HBO series about the Jonestown massacre
Quartz / Posted 14 days ago
Bad alum Aaron Paul) debuted earlier this year to positive reviews. That followed Aquarius, The Following, and HBO’s own True Detective, all shows that dealt with sinister cults. Recent films about cults include Martha Marcy May Marlene and The... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Bill addresses local government corruption in Los Angeles CountyThe first season of the “True Detective” television series won well-deserved pr
Bill addresses local government corruption in Los Angeles County
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 14 days ago
The first season of the “True Detective” television series won well-deserved praise for its complex plot, moody, Louisiana-based locale, and fine acting. The second season’s drama, set in California, was qualitatively inferior but intriguing,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Camila Alves and Matthew McConaughey stun at TIFF premiere of Singwithout it being irritating, with it being genuinely, infectiously optimistic.
Camila Alves and Matthew McConaughey stun at TIFF premiere of Sing
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
without it being irritating, with it being genuinely, infectiously optimistic. 'Obviously,' he said, 'if you were watching True Detective, you wouldn’t be going, “There’s my koala.” 'But when you see the range of his work, it’s so diverse, and we... Read more
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metro
You might not recognise actor Vince Vaughn any more...generally sports a generous head of hair (Picture: Getty Images) With roles in
You might not recognise actor Vince Vaughn any more...
metro / Posted 17 days ago
generally sports a generous head of hair (Picture: Getty Images) With roles in the likes of Wedding Crashers, Swingers and True Detective, Vince Vaughn’s established himself as one of the most versatile actors around. However the 46-year-old... Read more
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The Border Mail
Will someone please turn on the lights: Why have TV dramas literally become so dark?with "quality" – then everyone got carried away. Now, we need to close the curt
Will someone please turn on the lights: Why have TV dramas literally become so dark?
The Border Mail / Posted 17 days ago
with "quality" – then everyone got carried away. Now, we need to close the curtains and squint when we watch Hannibal, True Detective or Marvel's Daredevil. VanArendonk argues the dark-quality device has been over-used. Besides, Mad Men was... Read more
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The North West Star
Will someone please turn on the lights: Why have TV dramas literally become so dark?with "quality" – then everyone got carried away. Now, we need to close the curt
Will someone please turn on the lights: Why have TV dramas literally become so dark?
The North West Star / Posted 17 days ago
with "quality" – then everyone got carried away. Now, we need to close the curtains and squint when we watch Hannibal, True Detective or Marvel's Daredevil. VanArendonk argues the dark-quality device has been over-used. Besides, Mad Men was... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Will someone please turn on the lights: Why have TV dramas literally become so dark?with "quality" – then everyone got carried away. Now, we need to close the curt
Will someone please turn on the lights: Why have TV dramas literally become so dark?
Daily Liberal / Posted 17 days ago
with "quality" – then everyone got carried away. Now, we need to close the curtains and squint when we watch Hannibal, True Detective or Marvel's Daredevil. VanArendonk argues the dark-quality device has been over-used. Besides, Mad Men was... Read more
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The Courier
Will someone please turn on the lights: Why have TV dramas literally become so dark?with "quality" – then everyone got carried away. Now, we need to close the curt
Will someone please turn on the lights: Why have TV dramas literally become so dark?
The Courier / Posted 17 days ago
with "quality" – then everyone got carried away. Now, we need to close the curtains and squint when we watch Hannibal, True Detective or Marvel's Daredevil. VanArendonk argues the dark-quality device has been over-used. Besides, Mad Men was... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Will someone please turn on the lights: Why have TV dramas literally become so dark?with "quality" – then everyone got carried away. Now, we need to close the curt
Will someone please turn on the lights: Why have TV dramas literally become so dark?
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 17 days ago
with "quality" – then everyone got carried away. Now, we need to close the curtains and squint when we watch Hannibal, True Detective or Marvel's Daredevil. VanArendonk argues the dark-quality device has been over-used. Besides, Mad Men was... Read more
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The Young Witness
Will someone please turn on the lights: Why have TV dramas literally become so dark?with "quality" – then everyone got carried away. Now, we need to close the curt
Will someone please turn on the lights: Why have TV dramas literally become so dark?
The Young Witness / Posted 17 days ago
with "quality" – then everyone got carried away. Now, we need to close the curtains and squint when we watch Hannibal, True Detective or Marvel's Daredevil. VanArendonk argues the dark-quality device has been over-used. Besides, Mad Men was... Read more
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Western Advocate
Will someone please turn on the lights: Why have TV dramas literally become so dark?with "quality" – then everyone got carried away. Now, we need to close the curt
Will someone please turn on the lights: Why have TV dramas literally become so dark?
Western Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
with "quality" – then everyone got carried away. Now, we need to close the curtains and squint when we watch Hannibal, True Detective or Marvel's Daredevil. VanArendonk argues the dark-quality device has been over-used. Besides, Mad Men was... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Will someone please turn on the lights: Why have TV dramas literally become so dark?with "quality" – then everyone got carried away. Now, we need to close the curt
Will someone please turn on the lights: Why have TV dramas literally become so dark?
Kiama Independent / Posted 17 days ago
with "quality" – then everyone got carried away. Now, we need to close the curtains and squint when we watch Hannibal, True Detective or Marvel's Daredevil. VanArendonk argues the dark-quality device has been over-used. Besides, Mad Men was... Read more
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Manning River Times
Will someone please turn on the lights: Why have TV dramas literally become so dark?with "quality" – then everyone got carried away. Now, we need to close the curt
Will someone please turn on the lights: Why have TV dramas literally become so dark?
Manning River Times / Posted 17 days ago
with "quality" – then everyone got carried away. Now, we need to close the curtains and squint when we watch Hannibal, True Detective or Marvel's Daredevil. VanArendonk argues the dark-quality device has been over-used. Besides, Mad Men was... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Will someone please turn on the lights: Why have TV dramas literally become so dark?with "quality" – then everyone got carried away. Now, we need to close the curt
Will someone please turn on the lights: Why have TV dramas literally become so dark?
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 17 days ago
with "quality" – then everyone got carried away. Now, we need to close the curtains and squint when we watch Hannibal, True Detective or Marvel's Daredevil. VanArendonk argues the dark-quality device has been over-used. Besides, Mad Men was... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Will someone please turn on the lights: Why have TV dramas literally become so dark?in contrast the reality genre, which prefers bright, bold colours. A scene fro
Will someone please turn on the lights: Why have TV dramas literally become so dark?
Brisbane Times / Posted 18 days ago
in contrast the reality genre, which prefers bright, bold colours. A scene from the critically acclaimed HBO drama True Detective. But when – and why – did TV drama kill the lights? Compared to more recent shows, The Sopranos might not... Read more
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WA Today
Will someone please turn on the lights: Why have TV dramas literally become so dark?in contrast the reality genre, which prefers bright, bold colours. A scene fro
Will someone please turn on the lights: Why have TV dramas literally become so dark?
WA Today / Posted 18 days ago
in contrast the reality genre, which prefers bright, bold colours. A scene from the critically acclaimed HBO drama True Detective. But when – and why – did TV drama kill the lights? Compared to more recent shows, The Sopranos might not... Read more
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The Age
Will someone please turn on the lights: Why have TV dramas literally become so dark?in contrast the reality genre, which prefers bright, bold colours. A scene fro
Will someone please turn on the lights: Why have TV dramas literally become so dark?
The Age / Posted 18 days ago
in contrast the reality genre, which prefers bright, bold colours. A scene from the critically acclaimed HBO drama True Detective. But when – and why – did TV drama kill the lights? Compared to more recent shows, The Sopranos might not... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Will someone please turn on the lights: Why have TV dramas literally become so dark?in contrast the reality genre, which prefers bright, bold colours. A scene fro
Will someone please turn on the lights: Why have TV dramas literally become so dark?
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 18 days ago
in contrast the reality genre, which prefers bright, bold colours. A scene from the critically acclaimed HBO drama True Detective. But when – and why – did TV drama kill the lights? Compared to more recent shows, The Sopranos might not... Read more
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