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Critic reviews for 7
One of the few joys handed down for our male protagonist was discovering the heralded Bruce Butler wasn't the writer he so smugly claims to be.
It's really hard to shake the idea that we're seeing deep and painful truths reveal themselves, even as we can't quite figure out which parts of the story are actually true.
What we haven't seen of the eight weeks with Noah and Alison must be plentiful, as right now it appears not only is the affair over, but there are plans on both ends to make a go of their marriages.
They kiss and start with the baby-making as we fade to the closing credits of another excellent episode.
I do really dig the production design on this show... This more than anything illustrates the complicated ways living with family money can play out, especially in New York (and Brooklyn in particular) where there is so much of it.
Earlier this week on Twitter, Time critic James Poniewozik confessed that he finds the two marriages in The Affair far more interesting than the affair itself. As the show has progressed... I have to agree with him, especially after this episode.
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