The second season of The Gilded Age proves showrunner Julian Fellowes is incapable of telling this story with the gravitas and truth it requires.
Carrie Coon is terrific throughout, elevating each stroke of Fellowes’ script with the most minute of facial expressions and body language.
Episode 8 of The Gilded Age sees Bertha in the series' most consistent and most absurd storyline, while Oscar and John make it gay.
Why is The Gilded Age’s chief scribe reluctant to lampoon his characters who actively uphold and benefit from a privileged society?
The Gilded Age is an exquisitely designed and barbarous soap opera and, in that vein, it is often remarkably unsubtle.
Carrie Coon’s promise that Julian Fellowes' The Gilded Age was edgier than Downton Abbey proves true, at least in the premiere!