Posts tagged with "Dickinson"

Jonathan Reed

Dickinson Season 2 Reviews Are In: “Sharp, self assured, and better than ever”

Apple released the first 3 episodes of Dickinson season 2 on Apple TV+ yesterday and the reviews are in.

With a score of 81 on Metacritic, reviewers have been quick to praise the shows increase in quality and more confident character development.

Here’s a selection:


You have an emotional rollercoaster that is evocative in the way few other TV shows can hope to reach; but one that is well worth riding. Emily and Sue aren’t the only stand-out characters this season, which finds every member of the cast struggling with growing up in different ways.

Paste Magazine:

Season 2 gives Hailee Steinfeld even more to work with: namely, the question of fame, and whether or not it’s dangerous to seek it out; and also the question of love, and whether or not the world needs or deserves to know where your heart lives

The Hollywood Reporter:

No longer solely relying on dizzying tonal juxtapositions, the series flourishes in ten-episode Season 2 thanks to this revamped balance between 21st-century absurdity and 19th-century poignancy.

Rolling Stone:

Emily remains a more vibrant character than everyone else, so the push to expand the prominence of the ensemble has mixed comedic results. And her hunger for recognition, no matter the cost, simply isn’t as visceral as her desire for Sue... Dickinson is the same show it already was, slightly less in some areas, slightly more in others.


And yet, for all of its faults, “Dickinson” has charm to spare. It’s uneven, yes, but often in a way that grabs your attention if its wandered to, say, your phone or Twitter or TikTok. It’s a delightfully kooky universe to inhabit and among the most gorgeous-looking shows currently airing. It is imperfect and strange and easy to love.

Watch Dickinson on Apple TV+

Jonathan Reed

Season 2 of Dickinson Now Available

The first 3 episodes of Dickinson season 2 are now available to watch on Apple TV+. The subsequent 7 episodes will premiere every Friday.

Hailee Steinfeld stars as Emily Dickinson. Poet. Daughter. Total rebel. In this coming-of-age story, Emily’s determined to become the world’s greatest poet.

This marks the first headline show to premiere new episodes on TV+. Season 2 of Servant premieres Janurary 14th with For All Mankind returning on February 19th. Dickinson is already in production on season 3.

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Sigmund Judge

Apple TV Original ‘Dickinson’ Takes Home First Peabody Award

Apple TV Original ‘Dickinson’ Takes Home First Peabody Award

Apple TV Original 'Dickinson' has been named amongst those honored in this years Peabody Awards winners. The nod marks the first Peabody win for Apple TV+ , following the streaming services launch last November.

Peabody describe the show in their round-up of this years winner:‌

"Creator Alena Smith lovingly and playfully embraces anachronism, bringing a contemporary sense, sensibility, and soundtrack to 19th-century New England and the world of poet Emily Dickinson. Hailee Steinfeld offers a standout performance in a show that excels at being fun while crackling with energy and wild originality."

It was reported last month that showrunner and executive producer Alena Smith had signed a multi-year deal to develop TV shows exclusively for Apple.

Season one of ‘Dickinson’ is currently available to stream on Apple TV+ with its second season expected to debut this Fall.

Sigmund Judge

Apple TV+ Share Teaser Trailer for Alena Smith's 'Dickinson'

Apple TV+ Share Teaser Trailer for Alena Smith's 'Dickinson'

With the launch of Apple TV+ creeping ever nearer, Apple have chosen the past few Monday mornings to give us a taste of what to expect later this year when the subscription service launches. Today the company published a new trailer for ‘Dickinson’, a new 30 minute comedy series starring Hailee Steinfeld (The Edge of Seventeen, Spider-Man: Into the Universe, Pitch Perfect 3) as the eponymous poet Emily Dickinson.

Created by Alena Smith (The Affair, The Newsroom) – the trailer takes on a very different tone compared to what we’ve seen so far from Apple TV+. Soundtracked by 2015’s “I Like Tuh” by Carnage feat. iLoveMakonnen, the short teaser offers a very different perspective on the shy, reclusive Dickinson we had previously grown to know. Instead we are introduced to a horn throwing, rock-n-rolling, rebellious, spunky young lady ready for domestic war (and possibly the circus).

Dickinson - Official Teaser Trailer | Apple TV+

This interpretation of the late great American poet depicts a popularised recent theory by scholars, following the discovery that Dickinsons first posthumous editor – Mabel Loomis Todd – did everything to cover up her secret life long love affair with future sister-in-law Susan Gilbert.

Also starring Jane Krakowski (30 Rock), Toby Huss (King of the Hill) and Ella Hunt (Anna and the Apocalypse), Dickinson will be part of the launch lineup for Apple TV+ when the service goes live later in the year.