The contemporary sun sets on an old sort of story as Justified ends its 6-season run. It was unwatched, overlooked, and unloved, but it was arrogant too – it faced off criticism with a considerable show of strong and compelling … Continue reading The Sun Sets on the Golden Age of Television – Justified Retrospective
Hollywood has often been seen as the benchmark for film and there’s been a huge emphasis on the US film industry. In fact its influence on pop culture can often be seen as disproportionate but there’s also good reason for its success. A lot of money is spent devising and promoting film content in the United States. This trend has moved over into the television sector in the last decade or so.
Now, there are show runners and TV auteurs. They’re driven people who push their content and its narrative as far as they can. TV is no longer just about story and setting, but about characters and the increasingly detailed worlds that those characters inhabit reflect the desire from viewers for high quality TV. Continue reading “Top US Drama Series”