Ray Donovan: Season 1, Episode 3 – “Twerk”



“The Golem has arrived” an unsurprisingly paranoid/frightened Ezra tells Ray early in the episode. While it’s debatable just how much Jon Voight’s Mickey Donovan is really like a golem, his menacing presence is felt much more strongly this week than the past two. Add in some revelations (and thus more mysteries) about Mickey’s ties to the mob and the FBI, and you’ve got some groundwork for intriguing stories ahead.

“Twerk” didn’t blow me away, but I think it was the best episode of the young series so far. It comes as a bit of a surprise, but most of the good stuff this week directly involves or is caused by Mickey, who has been kind of scenery-chewingly over-the-top so far. Continue reading