Review: Justified, “Cut Ties”

I’m short on time again today, but I wanted to put down a few short thoughts on last night’s Justified. If you were to say that Justified had one weakness in its first two seasons (primarily in its first, though), it would be how the series handled the supporting characters who work with Raylan in … Continue reading Review: Justified, “Cut Ties”

Season Premiere Review: Justified, “The Gunfighter”

I’m a bit short on time today, but I wanted to jot down a few thoughts on the very-good season premiere of Justified. When series take the kind of leap in quality that Justified did in its second season (although I maintain that somehow, we’ve retroactively decided the first season isn’t that great and that’s … Continue reading Season Premiere Review: Justified, “The Gunfighter”

Season Premiere — Justified, “The Moonshine War”

There was a lot to love about Justified's first season, but one of the things I found most impressive about those 13 episodes is how easily and quickly the series created the world of Harlan, Kentucky. Harlan is certainly a unique place and from very early on in the pilot episode, the series presented those … Continue reading Season Premiere — Justified, “The Moonshine War”

TV Surveillance Dream Emmy Ballot: Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

This week I’ll be pretending that I have an Emmy vote and discussing my picks for all the major categories. Once it gets closer to the time that nominees are actually announced, I’ll do an official “picks” column. Today: Supporting Actress in a Drama Series! Two things before we get going: First, I’m only choosing … Continue reading TV Surveillance Dream Emmy Ballot: Supporting Actress in a Drama Series