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‘In Treatment’ review: Uzo Aduba takes the therapist’s chair, in an HBO show tailored for the time

It’s also a pretty nifty format for HBO (like CNN, a unit of WarnerMedia), with back-to-back episodes playing every Sunday and Monday, making the show run 24 episodes over a “week” every week for six weeks. span. And while Aduba (“Orange is the New Black”) stars as Dr Brooke Taylor, Byrne’s presence lingers, starting with […]

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‘In Treatment Review’ (HBO): Uzo Aduba steals the show in season 4

The new season of “In Treatment” primarily serves as a reminder of the incredible achievement of the original episodes. Therapy can be exhausting. Having any type of emotional conversation can be exhausting. These days, being so little practiced, any conversation can be exhausting, even when you’re just listening. The original seasons of HBO’s “In Treatment” […]

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‘In Processing’ Review: HBO Revival, Season 4, Uzo Aduba

When HBO announced last year that they were relaunching Processing, I thought, “Of course.” After all, drama is perfect for the pandemic era, since it’s a simple setup of psychologist and patient, just talking in a room – a chain of two interconnected hands, reduced to the bare dramatic minimum. The new revival (which debuts […]

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Critique “In Treatment”: the HBO drama pushes Uzo Aduba to its limits

“In Treatment” has always been a bit like work. The HBO therapy series drops several episodes a week. (In his first two seasons, starring Gabriel Byrne as central therapist, that number was five; Byrne’s final season and the new Uzo Aduba-led installment keep him at a relatively reasonable four.) swallow language, a reminder that the […]