“There Are Certain Things a Man Cannot Control”: The Alienist, ‘Psychopathia Sexualis’

This episode of ‘The Alienist’ includes both triumph and tragedy as the investigative team gets dangerously close to identifying the serial killer.

“We’re All Capable of Violence”: The Alienist, ‘Many Sainted Men’

Is it an exaggeration to state that this week’s instalment of The Alienist is its best yet?

“Wounds of His Own”: The Alienist, ‘These Bloody Thoughts’

This week’s episode of The Alienist, “These Bloody Thoughts,” opens with a tense scene between Dr. Kreizler and a former patient, a woman who reveals herself as a BDSM practitioner, although she doesn’t use those terms.

Down the Dark Road of ‘The Alienist’

Based on its first two episodes, The Alienist seems well on its way to becoming something special, and fans of the novel will enjoy seeing the characters come to life.