HBO's 'Young Pope' Is Visually Stunning, But Story Doesn't Keep Up

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This image released by HBO shows Jude Law from the HBO series, "The Young Pope." (HBO via AP)

HBO’s newest show, “The Young Pope,” debuts Sunday night. It features Jude Law as a young, hard-line American who takes the reins at the Vatican.

NPR TV critic Eric Deggans (@Deggans) tells Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson that while the show features stunning cinematography, its out-of-the-box plot doesn’t always make sense.

Here’s a trailer for the series:


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