Critic Consensus: Liv Tyler delivers a quietly menacing performance in "Ten Thirteen," as The Leftovers pivots in yet another direction during season two.
as Kevin Garvey
as Laurie Garvey
as Jill Garvey
as Tom Garvey
as Matt Jamison
as Nora Durst
as Patti Levin
as Erika Murphy
as John Murphy
as Michael Murphy
as Evie Murphy
as G.R. Leader
as Ranger Bob
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Critic reviews for Ten Thirteen
While it wasn't as entertaining and gripping as the past few episodes, "Ten Thirteen" sets up a potential bombshell of a season finale next week.
[Meg's] character is driven by all these contradictions, but instead of that turning her into some kind of twitchy lunatic she's a spooky void who let ideology take the wheel.
Tyler is great at portraying defiance and rage through soft-spoken words and small eye movements. I loved how she alternated between disdainful skepticism and wounded hope in her scene with Isaac.
It seems more like the show wanted a new Big Bad after Kevin wrestled (metaphorically) with Patti on a spiritual plane, and so Meg was drafted to fill the void. But it feels cheap.
"Ten Thirteen" unveiled a threat possibly more potent than what caused Season 1's fiery finale. More importantly, it gave proper motivation to our villain.
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