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Review: Atlanta Robbin' Season

May 15, 2018 1 min read

Back in 2016, there were two shows on television that had my vested interest: Westworldand Atlanta. Westworld, as I’m sure you know, is about enslaved androids that look, behave, and feel just as humans do. It’s a science-fiction show with excellent acting, twists, turns, and numerous plot threads coming together to form a cohesive whole.

Atlanta, in some ways, is the exact opposite. It isn’t about forming a serialized account of characters’ lives, or developing the plot with high-concept ideas. Instead, Atlanta is so attractive because of the way it dances around a central plot, and allows the frequent story detours to characterize our protagonists, and the city itself. It doesn’t flirt with existential questions, rather, Atlantais about existence.

As a result, Atlanta Robbin’ Seasonends up feeling just as substantial as the first season.

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