Review: ‘Hollywood’ Gives Movie History a Sudsy Rewrite. ‘Hollywood’ Review: Ryan Murphy Polishes Up Tinseltown’s Golden Age With his latest Netflix offering, the prolific showrunner revisits 1940s L.A. — but with a modern, inclusive twist Ryan Murphy’s latest for Netflix starts an intriguing journey into an alternative 1940s Tinseltown, then swerves into schmaltz. Hollywood is a curiously inert, borderline dull, limited series that displays a startling lack of awareness about its formulaic narrative and boring (male) characters. Hollywood review: This lavish period fantasy is a disaster. Filed under hollywood , netflix , TV , 5/7/20 Share on Facebook Share on Linkedin. Netflix's ambitious limited series "Hollywood" is the first outright dud of Ryan Murphy's post-"Glee" career. Let it be ignored. Ryan Murphy’s new Netflix show Hollywood has arrived, finally, after literal months of hype. Share on Twitter. But underneath its hopes and passions is a sad truth. ‘Hollywood’ Review: Ryan Murphy’s Netflix Series Is a Dud – Variety I can only hope “Hollywood” suffers the same fate this offensive series bestowed on actual Hollywood. David Corenswet, Dylan McDermott, Maude Apatow, Jeremy Pope Daren Criss, Jim Parsons and more star in Ryan Murphy's Netflix series about people making it in post-WWII Hollywood. Share using Email. Review: Netflix's 'Hollywood' Is A Thin Alt-History Noble-minded (and determined you don't forget that) but glibly made, the latest Ryan Murphy Netflix … Check out Decider's review of Hollywood. ... in his second show for Netflix, Hollywood… Despite its pedigree, the latest Ryan Murphy/Netflix collaboration simply isn’t worth the leap. Read full review Hollywood review: Intriguing Netflix miniseries dreams up alternate film history. [There are spoilers ahead for Netflix’s Hollywood.]. The 7-episode limited series Hollywood, Ryan Murphy’s second project at Netflix, premieres May 1.Co-created by Ian Brennan (), the dramedy imagines a … Ryan Murphy's Hollywood on Netflix is a gorgeous celebration of classic cinema. Diversity wins in this Ryan Murphy miniseries starring Jim Parsons, Darren Criss, Patti LuPone and Dylan McDermott.