Queer Eye: Season 1 Reviews

June 28, 2018
The Queer Eye reboot is even better than it should have been. These Georgia boys are more than just makeover consultants: They are healers and sages for our time...
March 19, 2018
Queer Eye tries to walk the line of balancing entertainment with politics and social justice, but its approach risks making both the social agenda and the entertainment objective fail.
March 1, 2018
The new series is full of fraught and odd moments facilitated by its intense orchestration and outdated format. But the work done to transcend those trappings here is immense, and [it] delivers an answer to that referendum that none of us were expecting.
February 28, 2018
The reboot is fine company in several contexts, for instance, when it is lending ambient zhuzh to your home while you're picking up around the place. Half-watching any of its eight episodes, the viewer feels its aspirational anima infuse the room.
February 14, 2018
The latest Queer Eye does take extraordinary steps that the previous version did not, such as an episode in which the Fab Five guide a gay black man into coming out to his parent, one story we don't see enough of on television.
February 8, 2018
What makes Queer Eye so appealing and so frustrating are its attempts to stuff the wide world of masculinity into an hour-long makeover show. I
Top Critic
February 7, 2018
The new Fab Five prove dependably charming and charismatic, and rule over the show's familiar bailiwicks -- though they do so, it must be said, with a bit more wet-eyed sincerity than the O.G. crew.
February 7, 2018
Queer Eye deals with the baggage America has accumulated in its closets since 2003. It doesn't look away from the new culture clashes. But for the most part, it wears them lightly.
February 7, 2018
Queer Eye, the Netflix reboot which hews very close to the original formula but with an entirely new cast, comes out of the gate swinging at the original notion of the series.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 7, 2018
Come for the serial reveals, stay for the life lessons.