TV Club: How To Get Away With Murder gets intimate

Some weeks, How To Get Away With Murder gets so caught up in its web of murder, secrets, and schemes that it forgets to let its characters be real people. The show barely gives its characters a chance to breathe, let alone feel. And while the propulsive pacing is crucial to the show’s structure, every so often, it hits the breaks. Now, this might be polarizing, but I love How To Get Away With Murder in these quieter, more emotional moments. That’s not to say I don’t love the show at its most off-the-walls bonkers, too. But it’s nice to be reminded every once in awhile that these characters are definitely flawed but also not total sociopaths. “It’s About Frank” isn’t so much about the drama as it is about how that drama—both the long-term and short-term—is affecting the characters.

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