Full Circle : Season 1

  • Network: DirecTV
  • Series Premiere Date: Oct 9, 2013
Season #: 1, 2

Generally favorable reviews - based on 9 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 9
  2. Negative: 0 out of 9

Critic Reviews

  1. Reviewed by: Neil Genzlinger
    Oct 15, 2013
    Too many of the other characters’ crises seem boilerplate, giving the whole enterprise the feel of a condensed soap opera or an exercise from a playwriting class.
  2. Reviewed by: Mary McNamara
    Oct 9, 2013
    The turn and turn again structure is definitely appealing, albeit a bit self-conscious. The cast is terrific and LaBute knows his way around dialogue.... But watching guys hand-feed their inner cavemen from the table is not nearly as much fun as LaBute seems to think it is.
  3. Reviewed by: Rob Owen
    Oct 8, 2013
    It’s an interesting construction; “La Ronde”-style storytelling is not something seen regularly in prime-time so for the uniqueness of the form viewers can be grateful. But the same setting and two-character focus in every episode makes for a somewhat stifling viewing experience compared to the typical prime-time drama.
  4. Reviewed by: David Wiegand
    Oct 7, 2013
    No one comes off as very likable in the four episodes sent to critics, but all the characters are fascinating, often as much for what we suspect about their inner nature as for what they say aloud.

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