Killing Eve season 3 – mixed reviews in the first critical reactions

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Killing EveThe eagerly awaited third season is fast approaching and with the release date approaching, critics have released their verdict on the new episodes of the spy drama.

In the reviews published so far, the latest episode – which sees Eve Polastri by Sandra Oh and Villanelle by Jodie Comer continue to torment itself – seems to have received a mixed response.

Sandra Oh as Eve Polastri in Killing Eve

BBC

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TV guideKaitlin Thomas argued that the show has lost some of its magic and that instead “it feels like a copy of its former”. In her review, she then suggested that swapping showrunners each season, from Phoebe Waller-Bridge to Emerald Fennell and now Suzanne Heathcote, may have made it difficult to maintain its original shine.

Somewhere else, Radio times‘Flora Carr gave the third season three out of five stars, explaining that what” lacked pleasure “compensated with a plethora of” twists and daring starters “.

Jodie Comer in Killing Even season 1 ep 3

Sid Gentle Films / Nick BriggsBBC

The independentEd Cumming was less magnanimous, writing that the series had “become obsolete and predictable.”

He continued, “It is 2020, and the phones click and howl when the text messages are sent. Humor is tired. Comer remains observable, but she could film herself by opening her post and it would be better than a lot of what is on television. “

IndieWireBen Travers thought that “season three tests fan comfort with a regimented structure” and that “it’s perfect entertainment, backed up by two great performances, if [it] wants to regain his advantage, he will have to embark on the killing. “

“It’s juicy and entertaining and shocking and elegant as always,” reassured Observerit’s Brandon Katz. “But the honeymoon phase is over. We know these two cannot succeed together in the long run, just like the show itself. This is the problem. “

Killing Eve will be back for season 3 on Sunday April 12 on BBC America in the United States and Monday April 13 on BBC iPlayer in the United Kingdom. You can also watch weekly episodes from Saturday April 19 at 9 p.m. on BBC One.


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