Kate Summerscale

Kate Summerscale
Kate Summerscale's reviews do not count toward the Tomatometer. This is not a Tomatometer-approved critic, and this critic's reviews are not published on a Tomatometer-approved publication.
Publications: London Review of Books

TV Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
94% The Night Of: Miniseries (TV, 2016) It reveals itself as a story about the difficulty -- and the danger -- of being sure... The Night of is so keen to reject the grammar of the whodunnit that it sets itself at an ironic distance from fiction. - London Review of Books EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2018
98% Making a Murderer: Season 1 (TV, 2015-2018) The traditionally schlocky true-crime genre has been invested with new purpose... The style is patient, understated, anti-sensational. We are invited to act as detectives and jurors, sorting the truths from the fictions and the clues from the red herring. - London Review of Books EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2018
95% The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst: Season 1 (TV, 2015) Durst emerges as a slippery, damaged and manipulative figure, and it is hard to tell whether his involvement is driven by a desire to control the story or to surrender to it, to lie or to confess, to be relieved of his fictions or to perpetuate them. - London Review of Books EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2018
100% Inside Amy Schumer: Season 2 (TV, 2013-2016) Season 2 is more than just funny, and even if the crassness is almost contractual, while the boys are still snickering over boob jokes the network's ladies are gaining tons of powerful momentum, and the R-rated queen is still here to rule them all. - New York Magazine/Vulture EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2018