Rectify: Season 1

Rectify: Season 1

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When new DNA evidence ends Daniel Holden's 19 years on Death Row, his newfound freedom has him returning to a world he's no longer familiar with in this television drama.

2013USA
Drama

Rectify: Season 1 | Reviews

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Huffington Post

Huffington Post

It's admirable that the production wanted to be so truthful to the experiences of the damaged men who emerge from long prison stints, but there are a few too many languid shots of Daniel staring at things that mystify him. But it's worth sticking with Rectify, which often achieves a tone of conflicted, bittersweet sincerity.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

Rectify's many stories are strung together with a wonderful, airy pacing--all hail the slow-TV movement!--that lends a haunting backdrop to the story of a man who may not be able to find a life, even after avoiding death.

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

While Rectify's slow-burn progression may lessen the impact of its sparse anecdotal twists, the series is nevertheless peppered with an array of beautiful wide shots of rural Georgia.

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Variety

Variety

Rectify is a more-than-credible addition to the DVR menu--one more worthy option as we escape into our own little electronic cells of solitary amusement.

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Salon

Salon

The cast is stellar, you can almost feel the Georgia heat; a show that explores the consequences of violence, rather than serving up a gruesome pile of it, could hardly be more welcome at this moment, but the going is methodical and slow and sometimes painful.

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Vulture

Vulture

It’s not rushing us to the next plot point. It’s content to be present. It breathes.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

What makes Rectify so rich and compelling are the choices it makes to avoid predictability--not just in its bold choice of immersive pacing, but because it puts characters (and complicated ones) into what feels like a familiar story and makes it seem new.

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TV Guide

TV Guide

Rectify is touching in so many ways, and the only drawback is that six hours is not nearly enough to tell this story, with an open-ended conclusion that's more disturbing than satisfying.

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Time Magazine

Time Magazine

By the standards of most TV crime stories, the meditative Rectify may instead seem like too little. But it’s entrancing at showing how, in some circumstances, just getting through a day is drama enough.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

It isn't just good TV, it's revelatory TV. The genre's biggest potential game changer since AMC debuted the one-two punch of "Mad Men" and "Breaking Bad."

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