The Alzheimer's Project

  • Network: HBO
  • Series Premiere Date: May 10, 2009
Metascore
75

Generally favorable reviews - based on 10 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 10
  2. Negative: 0 out of 10

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Critic Reviews

  1. The Alzheimer's Project is hard to watch. It's just not as hard as the disease it examines.
  2. Reviewed by: Brian Lowry
    60
    It's perhaps inevitable that this project will range from sobering and moving to, at times, feeling a bit too much like homework.
  3. We like noble efforts. But we tend to like them better on television when they're accompanied by a sense of pacing and entertainment value. (If things were otherwise, PBS would rule the universe.) In this case, a few more spoonfuls of sugar might have helped this medicine go down.
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  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. ErnieK
    May 12, 2009
    8
    An important series, but poorly assembled, I fear the opening hour caused many viewers to turn it off due to the hopelessness depicted. The An important series, but poorly assembled, I fear the opening hour caused many viewers to turn it off due to the hopelessness depicted. The producers needed to sprinkle bits of the hope from researchers throughout the grim introduction of the patients. Full Review »