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  • Mare (Kate Winslet) seeks comfort from her friend Lori (Julianne Nicholson)

    Mare of Easttown Episode 4: Livin’ On Some Prayers

    The following contains spoilers for Mare of Easttown Episode 4, “Poor Sisyphus” As the song says, “We’re halfway there!” That’s right, Mare of Easttown has reached its halfway point. Episode 4 refocused our attention on the major cases that have been the driving force for Mare (Kate Winslet), Detective Zabel (Evan Peters), and the rest of […] More

  • Mare (Kate Winslet) looks distraught.

    Mare of Easttown Episode 3: An Admittance of Traumas Past

    The following contains spoilers for Mare of Easttown Episode 3, “Enter Number Two” The brain is a funny thing. It has many fail-safes to protect its human from danger. Especially when it comes to processing trauma. When someone experiences a deep loss or something extremely distressing the brain will build a wall or closet and […] More

  • Mare Sheehan (Kate Winslet) gets filled in by Chief Carter (John Douglas Thompson) about a body that was found.

    Mare of Easttown Episode 2: The Mourning Begins

    The following contains spoilers for Mare of Easttown Episode 2, “Fathers” Morning has come to Easttown, Pennsylvania, and with it the discovery of Erin McMenamin’s (Cailee Spaeny) body. The problem with living in a small place like Easttown is that there’s no way of separating one’s work-life from personal. I’ve seen my fair share of […] More

  • Mare Sheehan (Kate Winslet) stands outside a Police Station.

    Mare of Easttown Episode 1: Introductions to a Community

    The following contains spoilers for Mare of Easttown Episode 1, “Miss Lady Hawk Herself.” After a full day of exciting birthday celebrations, HBO decided to gift me one more big surprise with the premiere of Kate Winslet’s new limited series Mare of Easttown. Alright, it wasn’t so much of a surprise since the release date […] More

  • Riz Ahmed in The Sound of Metal

    Mare of Easttown, Fearless (Taylor’s Version), and Sound of Metal

    Welcome to What’s the Buzz, where members of our staff provide you with recommendations on a weekly basis. This week, Derrick Gravener recommends Mare of Easttown (premiering on HBO April 18), Hannah Searson is listening to Fearless (Taylor’s Version), and Hal Kitchen suggests you watch Sound of Metal already. Mare of Easttown Derrick: HBO launches […] More