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 Finale — Justified, “Bloody Harlan”

"It's not your problem. Not today." I don't usually preface my reviews with quotes from the episode. It's something like a lot of good reviewers do (some regularly, some occasionally) and I guess it's a way for me to separate myself. The format of these kind of post-air reviews is mostly standardized now, that's my … Continue reading Season Finale — Justified, “Bloody Harlan”

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’s Best of 2010: Top 60 Episodes, 10-1

2010 has been a fantastic year for television. This year brought us a slew of great new programs and if we include the second halves of all the series that debuted in the fall of 2009 (which I am for these features), we have probably just experienced the best run of newbies since 2004. While … Continue reading TV Surveillance’s Best of 2010: Top 60 Episodes, 10-1