The Bridge 1.02 Review "Calaca"

In my review of "The Bridge's" pilot episode, I referenced HBO's crime/epic "The Wire" in relation to the tricky balance of social commentary this show is trying to pull off. I didn't make the reference because I think "The Bridge" is on its level, but because it's a show one can easily tell its writers adore. In an interview with Hitfix's Alan Sepinwall, "The Bridge's" co-creator Meredith Stiehm referenced the HBO critical darling saying "And we're both just crazy about "The Wire." And so our model in our minds of this is the way "The Wire" became about so many things in the city. It wasn't just a cop show." READ MORE...

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