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Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G. (2018)

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Critic Consensus: Unsolved's prestige aspirations don't always work in its procedural structure, but strong performances and an ambitious spirit to find truth in this real-world mystery create an engaging exploration of two of pop culture's most notorious influences.

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Season 1 of the true crime series follows the investigations of the murders of Tupac Shakur (Marcc Rose) and The Notorius B.I.G. (Wavyy Jonez). In 1997, Detective Russell Poole (Jimmi Simpson) starts digging into Biggie's death and uncovers a ring of corruption that plagues the LAPD; in 2007, Detective Greg Kading (Josh Duhamel) re-opens Poole's now cold case with the help of a federal task force. Meanwhile, several flashbacks offer insight into Tupac and Biggie's lives, first as friends and then as enemies.

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All Critics (24) | Top Critics (15)

Unsolved isn't all that it could be or enough of what it should be.

February 27, 2018 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

At its core, this is a murder mystery, but set in a world that's also still a mystery to many. Check it out -- on the USA network of all places.

February 27, 2018 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
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Irresolution has its own undeniable power and Hemingway has wisely played the strongest hand he holds. If no one can figure these murders out, that's a good yarn by itself.

February 26, 2018 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
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The performances here are uniformly strong and the mystery around these two murders remains fascinating all these years later.

February 26, 2018 | Full Review…

There's not enough meat to any one timeframe to make a compelling drama.

April 18, 2018 | Full Review…

... making each episode compelling and gorgeous even when the action on-screen is gruesome.

April 18, 2018 | Full Review…

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