How To Get Away With Mur­der: Sea­son 4

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Amid all the chaos, drama and mur­der, this series some­how in­ter­weaves thought-pro­vok­ing mes­sages about trauma, vi­o­lence and moral­ity. The show’s cen­tral the­ory is that any­one is ca­pa­ble of the worst crime of all, that it isn’t just bad peo­ple who kill. As An­nalise’s mono­logue at the be­gin­ning of the series re­it­er­ates, there are many ways that psy­chopa­thy man­i­fests in a per­son. There’s no one sure way to de­ter­mine whether some­one is a killer or not. That am­bi­gu­ity can be a strength and a weak­ness for How To Get Away With Mur­der. If any­one could mur­der, then what ex­actly are the stakes? But also, if any­one could mur­der, ten­sion per­sists. Any­one could snap. That hazy fo­cus seems to leak into some of the plot­ting of sea­son four, which some­times veers all over the place, but at times this series feels

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