A promising first season left many people eagerly awaiting a second. And whilst the wait might have been expectant of a high quality continuation in the saga no fan can be left disappointed. A supremely talented cast holds aloft an intelligently conceptualised show that bears both fruit and scars.
The ‘Golden Renaissance’ of television has been happening for a decade now, but when did it take that decidedly important step from great television to great television with social message? The Wire and The Sopranos both tell quite different destructive stories and carry socio-economic messages that are applicable today. They deserve as much lavish praise as is necessary.