Promising start fizzles out. Jude Law's best performance, as an unpredictable, enigmatic, formidable head of the Catholic Church. Uneven: At its best compelling, at its worst muddled.
THE YOUNG POPE standouts:
- Lenny Belardo’s imagined opening speech.
- Silvio Orlando as Cardinal Voiello.
- Jude Law's red shoes.
- Javier Cámara as Cardinal Gutierrez.
- Pope Pius XIII praying at a truck stop.