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‘True Detective’ transcends genre tropes

'True Detective' transcends genre tropes

Benjamin Conboy, Editor-in-Chief

February 18, 2019

“True Detective” was born of the tried and tired noir detective formula: There is a terrible crime that was never solved. A strong-but-silent detective can’t let it go – he has to know who did it. But he starts drinking. His wife and children begin to resent him because he grows distant. T...

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