THR | 'Get Shorty' Review

The Hollywood Reporter

Not only is the third time the charm for Epix and its adventures into scripted series, but the third time — in the guise of the improbable Get Shorty — is charming, addictive and an eye-opener of impeccable quality.

The premium subscription service jumped into the scripted TV business last year with the drama Berlin Station and the comedy Graves, two decent but hardly necessary additions to the Peak TV landscape (and, given that you had to pay for them, hardly an easy sell). And it's not like expectations were very high for a TV series inspired by Elmore Leonard's book Get Shorty (there was a 1995 movie of the same name, of course), especially if the that was just a jumping-off point.

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