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Recap: The Knick, “The Busy Flea” (1×03)

We use several juicy adjectives in an attempt to describe story progression, including “unfolds”, “reveals”, and “thickens”, but the one I like best for The Knick’s style of storytelling is “unspools.” Steven Soderbergh has said that he approached the show as a ten hour movie, and the first three episodes taken together form a triptych of set-up, demolishing established conventions […]

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