Criminal incidents continue in a thrilling third season. Events between Nola and Burton begin in a bloody confrontation. Tommy defies Chaiton's orders and attacks Procter. The mystery of Hood is threatened when an FBI agent shows up at the door of his house, where someone close to him discovers the truth. On the other side Carrie left her work in the restaurant.
Banshee has grown into one of the most entertaining shows on television, a gloriously over-the-top example of pulp fiction strengthened by the support beams of solid characterization and inspired direction.
Cinemax's pulpy crime drama about a not-so-sleepy little Pennsylvania hamlet has convincingly grown into the show it wanted to be from the get-go: a violent, sex-filled drama whose edge is not dulled by its willingness to also be playful.
I've seen six episodes, each of them offering me some kind of visual or stunt or other flourish that I hadn't seen in quite that way before, and bringing in more interesting actors and characters to play in this strange, fun, dangerous sandbox.