Dr. Thomas J. West III

May 21, 2020

5 min read

HBO’s Succession and the Sinister, Searing Appeal of Brian Cox

The star of HBO’s blistering family melodrama is what makes the show work.

remember the first time that I saw the actor Brian Cox in a film. It was 2003, and I was watching X2, in which he plays the villain William Stryker, a cruel but brilliant man who has masterminded a plan to bring about the end of all…