Patrick Melrose: Season 1

Patrick Melrose: Season 1

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Academy Award-nominee Benedict Cumberbatch leads this limited series adaptation of Edward St. Aubyn's novels following a substance abuser's journey from traumatic childhood to eventual recovery.

2018Rating: MUSA
ComedyDrama

Patrick Melrose: Season 1 | Reviews

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Vulture

Vulture

[Benedict] Cumberbatch's performance is a standout.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

A limited series can't only be about one man's performance, even if the actor does his part to earn the responsibility.

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CNN

CNN

Beautifully acted by an exceptional cast, and yet which won't be for everyone given its unrelentingly dour nature.

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Time Magazine

Time Magazine

The actor's calculatedness, known to fans of Sherlock, looks radically different as he counts the minutes, and even the seconds, until his next hit, or whiles away the hours after giving drugs up.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

[The first episode] was an audacious, risk-taking opener that bodes well for what's to come.

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The Age

The Age

[Benedict Cumberbatch] runs the gamut: cool, acerbic, brittle, erratic, self-destructive, needy and fragile.

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Daily Telegraph

Daily Telegraph

An adaptation enfolding fidelity and freshness, Patrick Melrose continues to hover close to perfection.

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