TRUE DETECTIVE: "THE LONG BRIGHT DARK" REVIEW

Two mismatched partners. A serial killing with occult overtones. We've seen this done to death on the big and small screens by now, but HBO's eight-part anthology True Detective, which debuts Sunday night, is unlike any other police procedural or serial killer show on TV right now (or at any other time for that matter).

Intercutting between 1995 and 2012, the show follows two Louisiana detectives -- the solid, suburban Martin Hart (Woody Harrelson) and the brooding loner Rust Cohle (Matthew McConaughey) -- as they seek the culprit behind the ritualistic slaying of a young woman named Dora Lange. The '90s scenes document these two night-and-day partners' investigation, while the 2012 scenes see the older versions of these men interviewed separately by another pair of detectives (Michael Potts and Tory Kittles) whose investigation suggests maybe Hart and Cohle didn't solve the case way back when after all.

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http://www.ign.com/articles/2014/01/08/true-detective-the-long-bright-dark-review

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