Divorce: Season 2 Reviews

October 30, 2018
The cast all knows how to pull their weight, but its a strain. The writing gives them few things to grasp up on to elevate the show.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
March 5, 2018
But it enables Divorce to show how these characters, like a lot of us, repeat the same patterns over and over again no matter who our partners are.
February 28, 2018
Perhaps the new showrunner, Jenny Bicks, has realised that we can bear even less reality than we used to, now that it presses in on us on all sides like never before every time we look at a screen or read a headline.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 26, 2018
Church's performance is thoroughly touching as Robert.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 26, 2018
With her vulpine smirk and acid tongue, [Becki] Newton is one of television's best comic actresses, and her presence on the show feels like an open window in a stuffy house.
January 17, 2018
Sarah Jessica Parker-fronted HBO dramedy is still perceptive and witty, but season two's sense of relief feels unearned.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 16, 2018
"Divorce" (HBO, 9 p.m.), written by Susan Horgan of "Catastrophe," has made Thomas Haden Church and Sarah Jessica Parker into nuanced and knowing comic actors...
January 16, 2018
It's nice how nebulous the show kicked off this season, even though the non-reaction to that dramatic event that ended season one is a bit anticlimactic.
Full Review | Original Score: B
January 16, 2018
After all of these highs and lows, it's encouraging to see Frances pop a bottle of Champagne, chug a little bit right out of the bottle, and saunter past the tear-inducing trampoline.
January 12, 2018
For some of us it's a little too real to be funny.
Full Review | Original Score: 8.8/10
January 10, 2018
In the five episodes previewed, none of the show's insights feel particularly revelatory or its observational humour more than slightly entertaining.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
December 27, 2017
Sarah Jessica Parker's return to HBO has a bit sunnier and less technical approach this time around.