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Battle of the Blondes: Why “Ozark” is More Interesting than “Breaking Bad”

The Netflix crime drama gives its female characters much more complexity than its predecessor.

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Laura Linney is simply brilliant as Wendy Byrde.
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Julia Garner adeptly conveys Ruth’s emotional depths.
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Darlene (Lisa Emery), Ozark’s vengeful angel of death.
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Janet McTeer is sublime as Helen Pierce.

Ph.D. in English | Film and TV geek | Lover of fantasy and history | Full-time writer | Feminist and queer | Liberal scold and gadfly

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