The Alienist: Season 2

The Alienist: Season 2

The Alienist: Season 2

Set in New York during the end of the 19th Century, this Golden Globe-nominated crime series follows a criminal psychologist (Daniel Brühl), a newspaper illustrator (Luke Evans) and a secretary (Dakota Fanning) brought together by police commissioner Theodore Roosevelt to investigate several murders of male prostitutes. Created by Cary Joji Fukunaga (True Detective).

2020USA
CrimeDramaMystery

Streaming (1 Provider)

EPISODE 2.1
22 October 2020

Ex Ore Infantium

New York City. 1897. Sara Howard has opened a pioneering private detective agency. She reunites with formidable alienist Dr. Laszlo Kreizler and New York Times journalist John Moore to find the kidnapped infant daughter of... MORE a Spanish dignitary.

EPISODE 2.2
22 October 2020

Something Wicked

Sara uncovers a clue at the Siegel Cooper Department Store that leads her into dangerous territory. Moore struggles to balance his personal and professional life as he investigates a link to New York's criminal underworld.

EPISODE 2.3
22 October 2020

Labyrinth

All is not what it seems at the Lying-In Hospital as Sara persuades a young nurse to disclose what happens behind closed doors. Kreizler is convinced that hypnosis might unlock the traumatic memories of Senora... MORE Linares.

EPISODE 2.4
22 October 2020

Gilded Cage

The clock is ticking for the team to locate baby Ana. Sara worries about her young undercover detective Bitsy Sussman. William Randolph Hearst hosts a lavish ball celebrating his goddaughter Violet's engagement to Moore.

EPISODE 2.5
22 October 2020

Belly of the Beast

After the horrific murder of a Lying-In Hospital employee, the team are now hot on the heels of the murderer. Sara enlists the help of Joanna to tail their prime suspect. Sara, Kreizler and Moore... MORE try and put the pieces together.

EPISODE 2.6
22 October 2020

Memento Mori

Sara and Moore return to the killer's abandoned house in search of new information about their suspect. Kreizler faces ruin after a tragic incident at the Institute. Sara and the team are enlisted to rescue... MORE another missing child.

EPISODE 2.7
22 October 2020

Last Exit to Brooklyn

Sara, Kreizler and Moore travel to Brooklyn in search of clues. Byrnes plans to double-cross the team as the killer's behavior becomes unhinged. Sara and Moore's feelings for each other force them to confront difficult... MORE choices.

EPISODE 2.8
22 October 2020

Better Angels

While Sara, Moore and Kreizler struggle with decisions about their future paths, New York is in the grips of an all-out manhunt for the killer, and the team must overcome the wrath of the police... MORE and an underworld gang on the rampage.

The Alienist: Season 2 / Reviews

Salon

Salon

If Fanning's relative stiffness was excusable in "The Alienist" owing to the idea that Sara's confidence in her intellect was new and constantly being assaulted in this man's world, here she's calcified her emotions.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

“The Alienist” maintains its high production values — costumes by Rudy Mance and Ruth Ammon’s production design help retain the series’ meticulous elegance — but it’s still an empty, purposeless exercise in dramatic drudgery.

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Collider

Collider

While “Angel of Darkness” has its blaringly anachronistic moments — “sounds like a plan,” Sarah says at one point — it’s well-tooled and visually detailed enough to keep you coming back for more genteel punishment.

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