Seitz on Sundance’s Rectify: So Old-School It Almost Seems New-School

Rectify’s straightforwardness is refreshing. Rather than use its main story as a metaphor for something else — True Blood is about vampires, but it’s really about family ties and the experience of being an Other; The Americans is about spies, but it’s really about marriage, and so forth — this Sundance Channel series is content to stick close to its hero, newly released death-row inmate Daniel Holden (Aden Young), his extended family, and his community, which is divided in its opinion of his guilt or innocence. Read More...


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