Originally published with Paste Magazine on August 26, 2015.
Another Period has achieved something rather remarkable in its premiere season. Considering the Bellacourts’ sheer maliciousness (especially when it comes to Lillian and her many outrageous schemes to break into Newport society), they’ve somehow become the ones to root for. How is it that this immensely wealthy family—who laughs at things as egregious as elephant murder, and fails to name daughters simply because they’re girls and therefore useless—ends up being the good guys? Well, let’s not get ahead of ourselves. [Full article available at Paste]