Pose: Season 2 Reviews

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June 10, 2019
The spectacle of Pose is a meticulous construct, one dazzles the beholder while concurrently prioritizing the humanity of its players.
June 10, 2019
Murphy, as director, buries some fine acting and potentially devastating beats in clumsy whimsy and a flabby 63-minute running time. Like its characters, however, Pose generally recognizes its strengths.
June 10, 2019
The story threads can feel thin and frayed at even the best of times, but the warmth of the series' vision makes coherence much less important than the power of individual moments.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 10, 2019
The most striking thing about the show... is the way it portrays an assortment of people coming together while insisting on their own identities and boundaries.
June 8, 2019
Pose remains the strongest LGBTQ narrative on television with a second season that lets its heroes shine without ever dimming the lights on the bleak realities of the era.
June 7, 2019
The good news is for season two "Pose" is making its mark on the runway. Whether that means it ends up with 10's across the board when its all said and done remains to be seen.
Full Review | Original Score: B
June 7, 2019
It's a tricky balance, and there are a few times in the first four episodes where the show veers perilously close to pedantic. But overall, Pose still sparks one emotion more than any other, and that's joy.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
June 6, 2019
As we embark on the 50th anniversary of Stonewall, it's through strength, perseverance, and speaking truth to power that season two of Pose is game-changing television and yes Gawd-level good.
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
June 6, 2019
"Pose" remains an above-average character-driven cable drama, but it all feels a little more forced this year as the writers attempt to invent new stories for this collection of generally likable, striving LGBTQ characters.
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