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)
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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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