A few weeks ago, after I’d (finally) gotten around to finishing season one of Top of the Lake, I posted some thoughts about the rape as backstory trope, and my distaste for it. I figured that while it could be an instance of the Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon gone awry, there seemed to be far too many […]
Recently I watched all of Top of the Lake (from 1-3 a.m., slept, went to work, came home and finished the last five episodes before bed), which Selena reviewed a few months ago. I have also finished the entirety of Peep Show, That Mitchell and Webb Look, Black Books and Luther, all in a matter […]
I am usually the last of my friends to see any critically acclaimed cable drama.