This is an irritating table-setting episode in which the characters constantly explain how the pieces fit together.
Ultimately, what gets Frank out of bed is an echo of Leonard Cohen’s sentiment in the show’s theme song, “Nevermind.”
Michael Mann’s camera elegantly collapses the spaces between bodies and objects without sacrificing spatial coherence.
Go back to the first episode of Luck and you’ll see how much is made of a little goat (known for his giant testicles) that hangs out in Turo’s barn.
As in creator David Milch’s previous HBO shows, one of Luck’s central themes concerns the building of a community.
Milch-speak, as it’s referred to, is made more impenetrable in Luck than it is in his period-accurate Deadwood.
These horses aren’t just lucky talismans; they also possess a purity of spirit that rehabilitates many of the show’s jaded characters.
In Luck, the majestic thoroughbreds shine as they stand backlit by the sun.
Let Me In is a great cover of Let the Right One In, though it raises the question: Does Matt Reeves have a style of his own?