True Detective (One season via HBO Go)
If you haven’t heard of HBO’s new anthology series True Detective, you must be living under a rock somewhere. The now Emmy-nominated series features two fantastic performances from both Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson as two detectives whose lives begin to unravel, even while the case they are working remains more complicated and complex. What made True Detective so effective and so perfect for binge watching is that it focuses on the characters first because for the case they’re investigating and tells one long, powerful, and incredibly compelling story over the course of its eight episodes. It’s some of the most novel-esque TV I’ve ever seen.
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