FEUD: Capote vs. The Swans, "Ice Water In Their Veins"
February 4, 2024 4:02 PM - Season 2, Episode 2 - Subscribe

In the aftermath of the Esquire article, Truman starts on a downward spiral. The Swans form a unified front.

And meanwhile, Babe Paley starts cancer treatment.
posted by dnash (1 comment total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
 
Tom Hollander is blowing me away as Truman. But also Naomi Watts - her hair stylists alone need an Emmy - but she's just so good at inhabiting a certain mid-century type of woman who's only job was supposed to be "marry a rich man" and "look perfect all the time," with all the unexpressed rage that's eating her up inside.

The violence between Truman and John O'Shea is deeply upsetting, and yet I get it, as Truman is so much of an era when many gay men were stuck in a miasma of self-hatred and felt they had to endure abuse at the hands of the macho men they desired.
posted by dnash at 4:08 PM on February 4 [4 favorites]


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