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By Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Dark mystery has language, bad behavior, tepid twists.

TV Netflix Drama 2022
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Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 16+

Messy Plot, but Interesting overall

Despite some of the professional critics I actually like the idea of the plot it was interesting. I think the delivery was convoluted. I would have liked it a lot more if the story was told from the Sherrif Floss’ perspective. Liked the soundtrack a lot though
age 11+
Just a bit of bad but very good for teens and such

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (2 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

With a lot of big name talent behind it, this soapy mystery is clearly reaching for Gone Girl-ish territory, but the twists are doled out too slowly for it to be truly grabby. Echoes could have been a fun feature film, maybe a Lifetime movie to better reach an audience who appreciates complicated women in peril. But with 7 50-minute episodes, Echoes just sort of pokes along, both repetitive and snoozy.

There's one Big Secret that Echoes is built around; we won't reveal it here. It's a good one, but it's simply not enough to sustain multiple hours of drama, and the smaller zigs and zags are not as compelling, though they head into many different directions (drugs! Betrayal! A headless doll!). Monaghan gives an enjoyably gonzo performance (that accent!), Matt Bomer is fun as a husband with secrets of his own, and Ali Stroker is a mean-mouthed delight as Leni and Gina's resentful sister, Claudia. But it's not enough.

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