Season three of ‘Justified’ starts with a bang — January 23, 2012

Season three of ‘Justified’ starts with a bang

Ever since Mags Bennett drank poisoned apple pie moonshine during the second season finale of “Justified,” we fans have been twitching worse than our Stetson-wearing hero’s trigger finger. We’ve wondered if the show could sustain the creative high it achieved last season, if the new villains could fill Mags’ sensible shoes, and if Raylan and Boyd would continue their bromance.

We can relax. If the third season premiere was any indication, the greatest TV show ever set in eastern Kentucky has not diminished in quality, the new villains hold promise, and Raylan (Timothy Olyphant) and Boyd (Walton Goggins) are still engaging in foreplay, I mean fistfights. Continue reading

Emmys ‘justified’ in nominating show’s actors — July 17, 2011

Emmys ‘justified’ in nominating show’s actors

A strange thing happened as I scrolled through the list of 2010-11 Emmy nominations — I did not unleash one profanity-laced tirade. I actually nodded in agreement a few times, especially when I noticed the nominations for four “Justified” cast members. Continue reading