‘Bonnie & Clyde’ Review: New TV Miniseries Revives Iconic Outlaws

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Before diving into a review of Bonnie & Clyde — which began its two-night premiere Dec. 8 on Lifetime, A&E and the History channel — we think it’s important to get one thing straight: This TV event is, by no means, an attempt to outdo Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway‘s original 1967 film. It’s merely meant to introduce the infamous outlaws’ story to the next generation in a new, exciting way; and in that, HollywoodLife.com believes it succeeds with guns blazing.

‘Bonnie & Clyde’ Review: What We Loved

Our favorite casting choice, Emile Hirsch, is the perfect Clyde Barrow for a 2013 audience. The 28-year-old fuses his trademark boyish charm with the real-life criminal’s ruthlessness, resulting in a fully-realized character, whom new viewers can be more sympathetic to than they probably anticipated.

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