Home / Entertainment / 'Alias Grace' brings hypnotic Margaret Atwood novel to Netflix

'Alias Grace' brings hypnotic Margaret Atwood novel to Netflix

Sarah Gadon’s mesmerizing performance defines and elevates “Alias Grace,” a six-episode Netflix miniseries based on Margaret Atwood’s historical novel. Slow at first, the understated project gains momentum behind its central mystery, as well as Gadon’s star-making turn as the 19th-century heroine, which suggests her name should be much better known once people get through bingeing it.

Check Also

‘Vice’ casts Christian Bale as Dick Cheney in irreverent satire

Whatever the line between prestige HBO film and theatrical movie, “Vice” — an irreverent look …

‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ finds epic quality in love story

Two years after his Oscar triumph with “Moonlight,” director Barry Jenkins has delivered another carefully …