HOMECOMING: A Taut Mystery with Stellar Direction

Amazon’s Homecoming finds Julia Roberts starring in a television series for the first time in her career, and she could hardly have made a more cinematic choice for her small screen debut. Directed by television auteur Sam Esmail, best known as the creator of USA Network’s Mr. Robot, the only thing small about Homecoming is the claustrophobic vise of its mystery. As if claiming itself too large for its…