Rectify: Season 3 Reviews

October 19, 2015
I don't think it's possible to say one show is better than any other. But this understated Southern drama is definitely one of a kind.
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October 19, 2015
Thursday's premiere is very good indeed -- picking up days, even hours, after Daniel's plea.
October 19, 2015
Rectify has always been one of television's best shows over the past three years, but this season was more effective than last for various reasons.
October 19, 2015
That's one of Rectify's gifts, reframing the ordinary as exotic. The first sign that season three is getting off on the right foot is that it starts with Ted Jr.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
July 9, 2015
There's enough to the central plot to make for engrossing drama, but Rectify's true power comes from the smaller character moments and its mesmerizing dialogue.
July 9, 2015
While Daniel's narrative is the crux of the series, the heart and soul of Rectify lie with the real survivors of his experience: The family he both left behind - and has never met.
July 8, 2015
Rectify is such a quiet, patient series that it takes awhile to realize how radical its storytelling is.
July 7, 2015
Rectify can be both hypnotic and heart-wrenching for viewers who have invested in these characters throughout the first two seasons.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
July 7, 2015
The continuing murder case provides some plot drive, but Rectify's main investigation is spiritual: into forgiveness, grace, the holiness of moments in a finite life.
July 7, 2015
The boldest new injection comes via flashback, a consistently and effectively utilized path into Daniel's headspace.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
July 6, 2015
Anchoring everything is Young's remarkable work in the lead role, playing a man whose impassive demeanor only occasionally hints at his inner turmoil, illustrated in part through the judicious use of flashbacks to his time in prison.