CBS All Access has managed to create an anti-hero drama as unpleasant as it is dull.
CBS All Access’ all-star miniseries adaptation of the timely Stephen King novel bogs itself down in a helter-skelter structure and an acute lack of stakes.
Emperor Georgiou goes on a dark night of the soul in the Mirror Universe.
Boimler’s rule-following puts the ship in danger, and Mariner and Ransom compare battle scars on an alien planet.
Boimler and Mariner run afoul of a drunken Klingon, and Rutherford has a Starfleet identity crisis.
“Et in Arcadia Ego, Part 2” rushes to its finale and cheats its way to emotional catharsis.
Synths, secret sons and doomsday prophecies arise in a messy penultimate episode establishing galaxy-ending stakes.
The overarching conspiracy cracks open on an episode that sets up the finale.
An interstitial episode finally bridges Picard and Soji’s stories, thanks to the welcome return of some old friends.
A sea of good ideas gets drowned in cliche as Picard and Soji face the truth.
The show finally finds its groove with a detour, an abandoned boy, and a lost cause.