Imagine trying to explain Rectify to someone. It could be really fun to try it after an episode like “Donald the Normal”. A wondering meditation of an hour, the episode has so many wonderful moments that would be lost on someone without an extensive his more
When looking on the surface of Rectify , one finds so many examples of some of horrors and tribulations awaiting people in life–not just extraordinary people like Daniel, but things common, more or less, to everyone. Indeed, characters will often wonder more
The first two episodes of the second season of Rectify proved exceedingly interesting. It deepened several characters while giving the show a structure to work with after a fairly contained first season. It also kept its main guy, Daniel Holden relegate more
Last spring, Rectify , from creator Ray McKinnon ‘s ( Sons of Anarchy ) debuted on the Sundance Channel . Sundance was on a roll, having just aired the mesmerizing miniseries Top of the Lake . I listed both series are two of the best of last year — more
When season one of Rectify ended, the 12 people who watched the show were left wondering where the show would go next. The six-episode first season told such a brilliant, contained story that even the most ardent of fans couldn’t help but wonder if we s more
Whether or not you love Rectify will depend on what you expect and want out of television. In many ways, Ray McKinnon’s series about a former death row inmate who has been released plays more like independent cinema than a traditional show, fitting the more
One of television's most beautiful shows has triumphantly returned, and the tears are already flowing. Read More...
Over the past few years, many people have proclaimed the Golden Age of television was over. Most weren’t necessarily bemoaning the end of the era so much as noticing a subtle shift in the television marketplace. Those shows that set the bar and broke the more