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The Terror: Season 1 Reviews

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January 2, 2019
The show touches on the usual themes that underlie such stories-male ego, Western hubris, the absolute power privileged officers wield over poor recruits-but it does so with rare style, intelligence and detail.
December 18, 2018
Through careful writing and by avoiding the genre's more common pitfalls, he Terror offers what is perhaps television's first good example of survival horror.
December 18, 2018
The Terror masterfully grappled with environmental imbalance, the boundaries of masculinity and the finality of death, but its biggest triumph will always be its preference for the individual men.
December 18, 2018
The Terror is a top notch drama that also works as one of the scariest series in recent televison history.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
December 18, 2018
Although the series can drag at times, it is an enthralling and suitably terrifying miniseries that is great for late-night viewing.
December 18, 2018
The Terror's intense zoo of dudes has created some of the best, most detailed depictions of men butting heads on television.
December 18, 2018
[The Terror] is no bedtime story. Unless you want nightmares. Beautifully shot, well-acted, nightmares.
December 18, 2018
A show as gory and creepy as it is beautiful.
December 18, 2018
It always feels like something is lurking, waiting just around the corner as the drama maintains a sense of foreboding throughout.
December 18, 2018
The Terror holds ample appeal for both horror fans and history buffs. It's genre TV with the tight, character-driven storytelling of a historical prestige drama.
October 10, 2018
It's elevated by strong performances, which overshadow the pacing issues.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
August 27, 2018
The Terror is a compelling, old-fashioned yarn that demands to be binged-ideally curled up under a heap of blankets one snowy weekend.
Full Review | Original Score: B
August 20, 2018
There is an actual terror... more a subtle, unnerving sensation that the monster and terror isn't just in the form of a physical manifestation but also something far far worse, in everyone's minds.
June 28, 2018
Truly splendid.
June 19, 2018
It's AMC's best show in years, so even if you're not quite into horror, you should still find time to check it out.
May 24, 2018
The writing, acting and cinematography are all terrific and the action has been relentless, especially in the last three episodes.
May 3, 2018
With a sterling cast led by Mad Men MVP Jared Harris, The Terror's ability to impart palpable sensations of cabin fever and endless-winter madness is more knuckle-whitening than anything its characters might encounter out on the ice.
May 2, 2018
If you have the patience to get through Episode 2, a thrilling and harrowing ride should be in front of you.
April 27, 2018
Before being stranded, the crew realizes that something immense, ungraspable and evil chases them... With that premise it was impossible not to tune (or download) The Terror and the first six chapters do not disappoint... [Full review in Spanish]
April 10, 2018
Explorers confront the fear of the unknown in scary mystery.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
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