James Walton

Despite the lack of sex, stick with it: Paramount Plus’s Fatal Attraction reviewed

Plus: the star of Perry Mason is, as we critics say, perhaps the city itself

Less time was given to sex than to Alex Forrest (Lizzy Caplan) and Dan Gallagher (Joshua Jackson) going for a nice long walk on the beach

With the current taste for remakes of erotic-thriller movies of the 1980s and ’90s, these are certainly good times for TV intimacy co-ordinators. Just two weeks ago, we had Netflix’s Obsession. Now Paramount+ has come to the slightly weird party, turning the daddy of them all, Fatal Attraction, into an eight-part series.

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