In January, HBO answered its biggest question mark of the year with the return of a series in need of a rebound. Thankfully, the new True Detective is good again. Led by Mahershala Ali, the show is recapturing its magic with a similar story arc that made season one successful. True Detective is not the only show in the premium channel’s powerhouse year. HBO’s 2019 lineup will offer an incredible list of must-see TV.
The essence of Armando Iannucci’s The Death Of Stalin is best captured in one early scene. During a late evening dinner engagement Steve Buscemi and Simon Russell Beale start laughing and chest bumping each other. They are acting like children. They look like frolicking idiots.
When HBO's VEEP began its sixth season, the political comedy was in uncharted waters. Season five had ended as President Selina Meyer left office following a disastrous election that tested the electoral college. Midway through its current run it is apparent that VEEP has reinvented itself and continues to be one of television's funniest shows. VEEP is at its best when irrelevancy... Continue Reading →