Random Acts of Mayhem
Promised total transformation, nine very different people arrive at Tranquillum... More House, a secluded retreat run by the mysterious wellness guru Masha.Less
Nicole Kidman leads this adaptation of Australian author Liane Moriarty's novel as the angelic head of a boutique health-and-wellness resort. From the producing team behind Big Little Lies. Co-stars Michael Shannon, Melissa McCarthy, Regina Hall, Luke Evans and Samara Weaving. More
Nine stressed city dwellers try to get on a path to a better way of living. Watching over their retreat is the resort’s director Masha (Kidman), a woman on a mission to reinvigorate their tired minds and bodies. However, these nine strangers have no idea what is about to hit them.Less
(Nine Perfect Strangers) can't quite decide whether it's a parody of the wellness industry or a thriller, a comedy or a drama.Full review
A moderately serviceable soapy thriller...Full review
Nine Perfect Strangers... tastes bland and feels tonally indistinct.Full review
(Nine Perfect Strangers) isn't the worst show of the year, but it might be the biggest letdown.Full review
A tantalising trip...Full review
Viewers hoping to transfer their tropical schadenfreude high from (The White Lotus) to this new series will be disappointed.Full review
Kidman has the range to play both the unicorn and the woman, but nobody bothered to give her the more important part of that equation.Full review
So far... this is a perfectly mediocre affair.Full review
(Nine Perfect Strangers) reels the viewer in quickly, deploying just enough dry humour to keep it from becoming an emotional grind.Full review
(Kidman) lights up the story, and brings fascination to even the weakest plot strands.Full review
Coming so soon after (White Lotus), Nine Perfect Strangers seems flimsy, superficial in execution...Full review
In the balance, Nine Perfect Strangers doesn't achieve perfection, but it is both pretty strange and reasonably compelling.Full review
The story is tediously more driven by star power than it is narrative...Full review
At the centre, and oddly enough the most off-putting element, is Masha. Kidman never gets a handle on just how ridiculous or how sinister her character is meant to be.Full review
Nine Perfect Strangers is neither groundbreaking nor especially resonant, but with an excellent cast carrying an intriguing story, the series still adds up to time well-spent.Full review
The fluctuations of the tone occasionally get distracting, as if it's never totally clear what this show wants to be.Full review
A trippy, intense, exhilarating ride...Full review
One wishes for more Kidman: Not a bigger performance, which seems impossible, but one that more firmly holds the show’s centre.Full review
Nine Perfect Strangers, in all its twisted, perfectly manicured glory, is an excellent adaptation of Liane Moriarty's novel of the same name.Full review
The show simply doesn’t know what it wants you to invest in, or why.Full review
Nine Perfect Strangers is available to stream in Australia now on Prime Video.
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