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The Alienist opens when a series of haunting, gruesome murders of boy prostitutes grips New York City. Newly appointed police commissioner Theodore Roosevelt (Geraghty) calls upon criminal psychologist (aka alienist) Dr. Laszlo Kreizler (Brühl) and newspaper illustrator John Moore (Evans) to conduct the investigation in secret. They are joined by Sara Howard (Fanning), a headstrong secretary determined to become the city's first female police detective. Using the emerging disciplines of… More
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The Alienist is much more successful as a period drama about unconventional people trying to navigate a society that insists on conventionality than it is as a serial killer thriller.
The richly sinister atmosphere is matched by deeply disturbing details that have a way of sparking in the gloom.
The Alienist wonderfully conveys the cruel contrasts between high society - oysters at Delmonico's - versus tubercular tenements, madhouses full of screams and nightmare brothels.
The New York of The Alienist is a hellhole painted in broad strokes, with some fine brushwork happening in the margins.
It's a lurid trail we're following, to be sure, and the evidence suggests this series will keep getting better with each step.
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