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The Sinner: Miniseries (2017)

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Critic Consensus: Smartly unpredictable and led by powerful performances from a talented cast, the darkly compelling The Sinner sinks its hooks in fast and doesn't let go.

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Air date: Aug 2, 2017
Air date: Aug 9, 2017
Air date: Aug 16, 2017
Air date: Aug 23, 2017
Air date: Aug 30, 2017
Air date: Sep 6, 2017
Air date: Sep 13, 2017
Air date: Sep 20, 2017

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A crime thriller about a young mother who commits a public act of violence and the investigator who attempts to learn why.

Genre: Drama
Network: USA
Premiere Date: Aug 2, 2017
Executive Producers: , , ,

Cast

Jessica Biel
as Cora Tanner
Bill Pullman
as Detective Harry Ambr...
Christopher Abbott
as Mason Tannetti
Dohn Norwood
as Dan Leroy
Abbey Miller
as Caitlin Sullivan
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Critic Reviews for The Sinner: Miniseries

All Critics (34) | Top Critics (16)

But the joy of The Sinner is getting to watch Biel do everything in her power to just get the ordeal over with.

November 9, 2017 | Full Review…
Guardian

It isn't usually a compliment to describe a performance as opaque, but [Jessica] Biel is revelatory here; she's excellent at suggesting a woman who sees herself as purely a projection of those around her.

September 26, 2017 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…
PopMatters

What's more terrifying: a cold, calculated murder by an evil villain or an unsuspecting woman who snaps sans motive to commit a heinous crime?

September 20, 2017 | Full Review…
Cincinnati CityBeat

This series is not a whodunit; it's a why'd-she-do-it. It's such a clever conceit it leaves you asking why, too: Why hasn't this been done more often?

August 30, 2017 | Full Review…
Toronto Star
Top Critic

Cora's is a peaceful, predictable existence, if a suffocating one: It's like Everybody Loves Raymond moved to upstate New York - minus the jokes, plus what seems like serious, untreated depression on its protagonist's part.

August 29, 2017 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic

Another television equivalent of a page-turner...the central mystery is so curious and complex and challenging that you want the answers as soon as possible.

August 24, 2017 | Full Review…
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