Cleverman: Season 1

Cleverman: Season 1

Cleverman: Season 1

In this Australian sci-fi series, humans and creatures from ancient Aboriginal mythology coexist but tensions are high. It is up to one powerful young man, The Cleverman, to unite this divided world.

2016Rating: TV-14New Zealand, Australia
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Cleverman: Season 1 | Reviews

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Blair and his team stoke dramatic fires in a number of ways and keep interpersonal dynamics rollicking along at a good speed.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

The multiple, long arcs become legible, and sort themselves out satisfactorily in the end, if not in any way surprisingly.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Cleverman has a rough immediacy in its pacing and cinematography that helps to make up for its deficiencies elsewhere.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

Cleverman is too busy building a world to tell a story...

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Sight & Sound

Sight & Sound

Its mixture of mythology, violence and political critique makes it essential viewing in an age of surveillance and institutional prejudice.

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The Age

The Age

It's interesting, but it's just not that good.

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