This Succession review contains spoilers.
“Maybe we just give them what they want.”
With these eight words, Logan Roy (Brian Cox) demonstrates the highest level of awareness that he -- and everyone else in his powerfully malignant family -- has ever possessed. Sadly, for himself and for Waystar Royco, the moment is fleeting. While his advisers attempt to explain why caving so suddenly to the Pierce family’s financial (and moral) demands for his latest attempt to purchase Pmg, the Roy children immediately embark on their own forms of damage control.
Roman (Kieran Culkin) pokes fun at his father, Kendall (Jeremy Strong) acquiesces to everything without a stray free thought, and Shiv (Sarah Snook) slowly but surely plots her latest comeback. Previously, and privately, named as her father’s successor, the lone Roy