"In Treatment" Season 2 Gets Rave Reviews

by jamesisrael
April 3, 2009 4:50 AM
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HBO's "In Treatment" Season 2 (which starts this Sunday) is getting some great write-ups:

Its vivid, cliché-free writing has always been "In Treatment"'s singular strength. That's even truer in its riveting new season -- no small accomplishment.
Wall Street Journal

Byrne is brilliant and - for the most part - so is this fine and absorbing show. GRADE A

Season 2 of HBO's In Treatment remains TV's most satisfyingly cerebral drama simply by talking, over and over, about age-old woes: family, regret, sex, mortality.

Convincing, with an upgraded talent roster and a storyline that deftly builds upon what's gone before.

A slew of independent filmmakers directed episodes including:

Ryan Fleck ("Half Nelson," "Sugar")
Terry George ("Hotel Rwanda")
Josh Marston ("Maria Full of Grace")
Jim McKay ("Our Song")
Courtney Hunt ("Frozen River")

I haven't watched the show but going to definitely check it out. Jeff Israel, my brother and filmmaking collaborator has been working in post-production for Season 2. Nice work!

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  • BillyBuck | June 1, 2009 4:53 AMReply

    Great program. I enjoyed season one, but the second season is much better.
    I think that the character development for the rotating cast is much better than
    the previous season. Here's to the show's success.