“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.