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  • Summary: Gwyneth Hughes' adaptation of the classic novel by Thackeray William Makepeace follows Becky Sharp (Olivia Cooke) as she makes her way from her pennilessness status to the court of King George IV.
  • Genre(s): Comedy, Drama, Movie/Mini-Series
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 3
  2. Negative: 0 out of 3
  1. TV Guide Magazine
    Reviewed by: Matt Roush
    Dec 6, 2018
    80
    Olivia Cooke vibrantly inhabits what little soul the ruthlessly opportunistic Becky Sharp possesses in this irreverent seven-part adaptation of the Thackeray classic. [10 - 23 Dec 2018, p.9]
  2. 75
    Much of the show is a conscious bowdlerization of the epic Thackeray novel. What is lost in the wry and fat prose, the skewering of petty gnat-sized gentry, is regained in the lean performances of the perpetually suffering actors, especially Cooke’s Becky Sharp.
  3. Reviewed by: Caroline Framke
    Dec 14, 2018
    50
    It’s neither terrible nor amazing, but at the very least, it’s efficient.