‘The Outsider’ Review: Stephen King Does ‘True Detective’ in HBO’s Excellently Creepy Miniseries
I deliberately avoided reading Stephen King’s novel The Outsider when I heard it was being developed into a limited series, because I love me a good mystery and I wanted to go into the show absolutely cold. And I’m so glad I did, because while I can’t speak to its quality as an adaptation, I can say that The Outsider is one creepy-as-hell detective story that’s equal parts True Detective and Dracula, told in a style that is unmistakably King’s. It’s a darkly entertaining mystery bolstered by strong performances and a crime …
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