You know where it’s all going, of course. But it’s the how that matters
in Bryan Fuller and David Slade’s superlative TV take on cinema’s greatest psycho. It varies in narrative satisfaction, but is packed with cameos from the Thomas Harris texts and set under a shifting sky of horrific, magnetic beauty.
Reviewed by Mark Dinning
Released: 02 September 2013
A very average featurette dissected, ahem, into three. Plus very short Season 2 teaser.
Just finished it. Wow. Absolutely superb. Has to be one of the most intelligent US shows for many a year. The acting is first-rate. The whole style of the show is so alluring, the whole thing is shot like a play, the camera remains so still, and that allows the tension and horror to build to ridiculous levels. Cannot recommend it enough. It's like Dexter, but with a PhD. ... More
Posted by tysmuse at 19:30, 03 February 2014 | Report This Post
I love this show, sick and twisted just the way I like it! ... More
Posted by CheshireMoon at 13:29, 07 November 2013 | Report This Post
Everything about this show oozes a dark majesty. It's a brutal and horrific, yet beautifully shot work of art, and its central performers are masters of their art. This is TV at its finest and season 2 can't arrive soon enough. ... More
Posted by sirvolkar at 15:09, 23 September 2013 | Report This Post