The Capture: Season 1

The Capture: Season 1

The Capture: Season 1

Holliday Grainger (CB Strike) leads this British crime series as Detective Rachel Carey. In this season, she takes on the case of a soldier freed from a murder conviction who must fight for his freedom once again when damning CCTV footage suddenly appears.

2019Rating: TV-MAUKNBC
CrimeDrama

The Capture: Season 1 | Reviews

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The Guardian

The Guardian

A twisty if lacklustre drama about deceit, delusion and video fakery.

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Financial Times

Financial Times

A rather tired idea, thankfully downplayed against the far more exciting backdrop of digital jiggery-pokery and layers of subterfuge, with surveillance teams themselves being surveilled.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

It's gripping up to a point, but really it's just you staring at a screen while watching another person staring at a screen.

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The Age

The Age

What starts out looking like a punchy female-driven crime drama in which a cocky young detective stands to learn about being a woman in the "job" from her new superior, has shifted into a righteous crusade against conspiracy at the highest level.

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Variety

Variety

Strong performances and an unabashed willingness to state its points plainly...

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

The series sucks the juice out of its pop-cultural reference points, failing to mine our current nightmares on its own terms.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

Just gripping enough to binge in one sitting.

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BBC

BBC

It doesn't necessarily try to copy Bodyguard, but I think has definitely got that Bodyguard-type-vibe. So if you're a fan of that, you'll be a fan of this.

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Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair

The Capture at least adds a bit of newness in the way it considers a specific kind of technology.

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CNN

CNN

A bit convoluted, but for aficionados of British crime drama, reasonably entertaining.

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Decider

Decider

The conspiracy aspects of The Capture are intriguing enough to keep us watching.

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Time Magazine

Time Magazine

This is the rare thriller that is not just smart and gripping, but also deeply engaged with our bizarre, often terrifying present.

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Paste

Paste

This thoughtful but still thrilling series is a worthwhile watch that may leave you a little shaken, wanting to make sure your computer cameras are covered ... just in case.

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Boston Globe

Boston Globe

Frightening, a little brainy, and damning of those who refuse to recognize deepfakery for the crisis it has become.

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