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The Last Tycoon: Season 1 (2016)



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TV adaptation of the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel set in a 1930s Hollywood studio, where a rising young executive battles for control with his scheming boss.


Kelsey Grammer
as Pat Brady
Jessica De Gouw
as Minna Davis
Lily Collins
as Cecilia Brady
Matt Bomer
as Monroe Stahr

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All Critics (37) | Top Critics (16)

The result is a glossy look at the time period that, despite leaning on some familiar emotional and story territory, still makes for an engaging, enjoyable viewing experience.

July 31, 2017 | Rating: B | Full Review…

The Last Tycoon is so sumptuous that it's easy to overlook how pedestrian the story often is. That's not immediately apparent because what's onscreen is stunning.

July 27, 2017 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
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The show looks beautiful enough and has been so well-cast that those qualities can sometimes be enough when you're looking for a streaming option on a hot summer weekend.

July 26, 2017 | Full Review…

While the period details are exquisite throughout "The Last Tycoon," the conflict doesn't jump off the screen quite like the costumes.

November 1, 2018 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

There's a lot of pedigree here, but none of it jumps off the screen.

December 20, 2017 | Full Review…

Part of the problem is that [Matt] Bomer's performance doesn't suggest the emotional or artistic depths of Monroe. In a role that calls for a Don Draper, he is too often like a less-pouty Pete Campbell.

December 27, 2017 | Full Review…

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