Surprise Lacking Midas Contact In ‘Inhumans,’ ‘The Gifted’

(Mount does what he can to communicate, but more often than not simply looks slightly constipated.
Living under what amounts to a caste system, the Inhumans are led by their king, Black Bolt (Anson Mount), who dare not speak a word, lest his voice unleash devastation.
For the uninitiated, the plot revolves around a race with extraordinary powers, hiding from the human world on a moon base known as Attilan.
Nor does it help that the writing is consistently weak, feeling more than anything like a warmed-over reincarnation of “Dynasty,” only with superpowers and more unorthodox outfits.
(CNN) Marvel’s Midas touch with blockbuster movies has proved more elusive in the realm of television, as ABC’s “Inhumans” gets off to a clunky start while Fox’s “The Gifted” — a different sort of family drama, culled from the “X-Men” universe — has more to recommend it but still looks decidedly mortal.

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