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as Georgina Clios
as Adriana Clios
as Jakob Negrescu
as Geoffrey Anderton
as The American Guest
as Grigory Litvinov
as Adam Clios
It's already a holiday for the eyes. Now it just needs to transport our imaginations, too.
Looking like a bargain-basement Sharon Stone or a Britney (on a good day) lookalike - [Stiles] lacks the presence to make us follow her through nine more episodes as she discovers what a dirty, double-dealing scoundrel she married just one year ago.
There are twists, there are turns. There is a sleek visual sensibility and a pretty dang resplendent setting.
Riviera isn't high art, and doesn't pretend to be. It's slick, glamorous, fast-paced, precision-tooled entertainment: brain-candy of the purest grade, and I gobbled it up.
There are an awful lot of good people in this shambles who must have forgotten how to know any better.
The 10-part Sundance Now drama, billed as a thriller, spends almost as much time luxuriating in wealth as it does telling its story. And that's a shame, because an intriguing plot simmers behind those lingering shots of the Mediterranean coast.
Audience Reviews for Riviera: Season 1
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