Marlo Stanfield has maneuvered to the top of the West Baltimore drug trade, and he’s executing a broad campaign to stay there.
The slippery slope of civilization is already in place on The Wire and Simon is just out to document how each and every person survives.
The challenge of the third season is seeing if Veronica and the gang can operate within the context of a college-based noir.
On The Wire, everyone’s in school.
Varied as the street characters are, their African-American counterparts in the police department are just as individualized.
In the world of The Wire, it’s the story that rules—and that may even get the great Omar in the end.
Lee’s political statement is one of humanism, and the result is his most potent work in years.
The closing shot of last night’s Deadwood episode was never meant as a series-ender.
Deep down, you just knew that Whitney Ellsworth was too good to live.
When people speak of Hitchcock, they usually refer to the Master of Suspense’s movies.