Television Show Review: Top of the Lake

Top of the Lake

Top of the Lake created by Jane Campion and Gerard Lee (See-Saw Films, Escapade Pictures, Screen Australia) Starring Elisabeth Moss, Thomas M. Wright, Peter Mullan, David Wenham, Holly Hunter, Robyn Malcolm, and Jacqueline Joe.  Paper-Thin The wall beauty and horror is paper-thin. My hometown team, the Seattle Seahawks just won the Super Bowl. They dismantled the Denver Broncos with one of the most bruising defensive performances of all time. For me, it was a thing of beauty. Yet, early in the game, the Seahawks’ strong safety Kam Chancellor hit a Bronco wide receiver with such force that he separated the player’s shoulder. From one perspective, beautiful aggression; from another, sheer violence. Couldn’t the same be said of love? The ideal… Read More →