Taboo (S01E08): “Episode Eight”

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Taboo’s season finale is an exciting and often cathartic end to the first season. The nature of the show’s narrative and dark main character left the outcome in doubt and it is a pleasant surprise to see something of a “happy” ending.… More

Taboo (S01E07): “Episode Seven”

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Satisfaction.

That is the best word to describe Taboo’s seventh episode. In quick succession, we get several revelations about James Delaney’s (Tom Hardy) past.… More

Taboo (S01E06): “Episode Six”

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James Delaney (Tom Hardy) has been nearly invincible in Taboo. The few setbacks he has suffered were either part of his plan or quickly resolved.… More

Taboo (S01E05): “Episode Five”

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The duel between Thorne (Jefferson Hall) and Delaney (Tom Hardy) kicks off the Fifth Episode of Taboo and it takes a surprising turn.… More

Taboo: (S01E04) “Episode Four”

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Taboo’s fourth episode is possibly the most cohesive episode so far as nearly every plot point came together for a pretty satisfying pay off. There’s a heist, an awesomely weird character is introduced and an interestingly playful relationship developed between Delaney (Tom Hardy) and Lorna (Jessie Buckley).… More

Taboo (S01E03): “Episode Three”

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Taboo continues to mix outstanding visual storytelling with great acting in its dark tale of vengeance. We get an expertly executed personal reveal for Delaney (Tom Hardy) as he recovers from an assassin’s attack.… More

Taboo (S01E02): “Episode Two”

Taboo’s second episode manages to reveal more while also becoming more complicated. Tom Hardy once again carries the show on his charismatic shoulders as some interesting wrinkles are showing in his carefully crafted tapestry of revenge.… More

Taboo (S01E01): “Shovels and Keys”

FX’s latest series Taboo has some impressive star power behind it. Ridley Scott and Tom Hardy not only grab your attention, they also hold the promise of darkly compelling stories in sinister worlds.… More