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True Detective “Down Will Come” Review (2×04)

12 Jul

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“Those moments…they stare back at you. You don’t remember them; they remember you.”

The past is a painful thing for all these characters. They’re very different people, but what ties them together is the fact that they’re still haunted in some way by history, that the decisions they made prior to this case still affect them in the present. They’re each attempting to hold onto some kind of life raft in order to push through the mud, but only moving forward is impossible in their cases because shit stays with them; it propels┬áthem backwards and sideways as well. As Ray tells Frank about being poor: “Nah, that shit never leaves you.”

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