Tuesday, February 26 2013
Southland is both the epitome of a cop show and a substantial departure from traditional police procedurals.
Thursday, October 3 2013
One of the most critically celebrated cop shows of the last decade, Southland confronted the realities of policing in a hard-to-watch final season that not even loyal fans understood at first.
Tuesday, February 12 2013
In Southland, brief glimpses of officers' lives off the clock provide contexts for what we see when they're are on the job.
Monday, March 8 2010
Ben's experience is partly immediate and partly refracted by fellow patrol officers and a few detectives whose storylines sometimes intersect and whose reactions range from exhaustion to rage to cynicism.
Monday, January 11 2010
Again and again, Lydia (Regina King) is seeing things her male cop counterparts miss, whether clues to cases or effects on people involved.
Wednesday, April 8 2009
If visuals are not mundane in Southland, neither is the dialogue, especially the incidental repartee that oils coexistence in a high-stress profession.
Friday, February 15 2013
Southland returns for a fifth season with more of the drama, tension and heartbreak that viewers have come to expect from the show.