A GIFTED MAN “Pilot” Review

A GIFTED MAN "Pilot" Season 1 Episode 1 - In this new supernatural drama, Michael Holt, a successful and slightly arrogant neurosurgeon, finds his world turned upside down by the appearance of his dead ex-wife. It isn’t the most unique of premises and, to be completely honest, I was expecting the pilot to be like a very short Hallmark movie.

But A Gifted Man surprised me – it’s actually really good. We, the audience, are alerted to Anna’s death when Michael thinks he hears a car accident. It’s not until two weeks – and a dinner date with Anna – later that Michael finds out she’s dead. Cue the only really weak part of this episode: Michael searching for causes of hallucinations online. He’s a neurosurgeon – surely he would use proper medical databases or textbooks? Read More...



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