And I’m finally writing another blog post…umm….people. Yeah!
This episode was about the fun, fun world of second chances and those who take them or throw them away. Continue reading
This just might be my favourite episode of Treme yet! I think what fascinated me most about it was the conversation and lack of conversation between many of the characters. Once again, what became most telling were the silences; this is good stuff. I’m really enjoying the loud silences and the quiet conversations. Let’s break it down: Continue reading
Besides the fact that the above just might be the greatest band name since *someone* came up with “Militant Turtles” during a night of heavy something-something, this was another great character-building episode of Treme. Nothing major occurs, but we do learn about more about the motivation of the people. Continue reading
Coming off The Wire, my expectations for Treme were impossibly high, a fact somewhat mitigated by knowing that they were impossibly high. Continue reading
Some critics have complained that there were no real surprises in “I’ll Fly Away,” but that wasn’t really the point. While there were still some moments we were waiting for, the season’s climax was, effectively, last week. Continue reading
Treme has rarely blown me away in its first season. That’s not a defect; the show’s been consistently engrossing but it’s built on captivating little moments rather than astonishing big ones. But, when it does go for the jugular, it nails it. Continue reading
Like most people, I was expecting Treme to conclude with Mardi Gras; it seemed only natural that a show with a city as the central character end on its most important day. With Fat Tuesday Continue reading