“I still wake up white in a city that ain’t.” I think I need to change things up. My reviews of The Wire have effectively been “The Wire is amazing, here’s why”, and then what was good and what wasn’t. I don’t want people getting bored with my reviews so for seasons 4 and 5 […]Read more "The Wire Season 4 Review"
“It’s Baltimore, gentlemen; the Gods will not save you.” It was difficult to write this review without giving away at least one major death, but I will write a spoiler free review. This is the season where everything gets political. One police chief starts his own war on drugs, we see the inner workings of […]Read more "The Wire Season 3 Review"
“Where we come from, what we go through, how we go through it; all this shit matters.” From as early on as season 2 of The Wire it’s clear to see that this show is going to be a crime epic. The second season shifts the focus to a completely different side of Baltimore, the port and […]Read more "The Wire Season 2 Review"
“Thin line between heaven and here.” Everyone has heard of The Wire, or at least mostly everyone. It’s usually found sitting atop lists naming “The Greatest TV Shows of All Time”. The best way I’ve heard it described is that “it really is as good as all of your pretentious friends tell you it is.” From […]Read more "The Wire Season 1 Review"