Amazon's Leonardo Drama "Cringe-inducing" and "Dull"

April 16 2021

Video: Amazon Prime

Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

Amazon Prime's new drama based on the life of Leonardo da Vinci, released today, has received less than favourable reviews from critics. The Guardian's Lucy Mangan gave the show 2/5 stars, describing it as "cringe inducing", and The Telegraph's Ed Power has described it as "worthy-but-dull – and stonkingly chaste" at 3/5 stars. It seems that not even the appearance of Aidan Turner could not salvage the script which has been described as "woeful".

It goes without saying that AHN welcomes reviews from its own readers too!

Update - A reader has written in:

I managed 1 minute 38 seconds of the Official Trailer. That was more than enough.

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