Critic Consensus: Tense and tightly paced, "Black Maps and Motel Rooms" finds the disparate -- and often vague -- strands of True Detective coming into sharper focus.
as Ray Velcoro
as Frank Semyon
as Ani Bezzerides
as Paul Woodrugh
as Blake Churchman
as Kevin Burris
as Austin Chessani
as Elvis Ilinca
as Athena Bezzerides
as Eliot Bezzerides
as Katherine Davis
as Osip Agranov
as Miguel Gilb
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Critic reviews for Black Maps and Motel Rooms
True Detective remains bleakly compelling, a sickly-sweet feast for the senses unlike anything else on television.
I struggle to think of any time I've witnessed a more remarkably compressed presentation of convoluted (and completely uninteresting) plot details on the big screen or the small.
Many suspicions were finally confirmed in a week packed with productivity.
The Bezzerides and Velcoro plotline recalls the strengths of the first season, which was, ultimately, a sort of romantic buddy cop show.
If it's one thing I learned from "Black Maps and Motel Rooms," which people keep telling me they enjoyed but I thought was for the most part the definition of slog, it's that using real human adult words to get your message across is useless.
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