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'Little Fires Everywhere' is the second season of 'Big Little Lies' we deserved

(CNN)"Little Fires Everywhere" feels like the second season of "Big Little Lies" that viewers wanted (or at least deserved), and not just because Reese Witherspoon is essentially playing the same character. A juicy adaptation of Celeste Ng's bestselling novel, the Hulu limited series dishes out an enticing mystery against a soapy backdrop of class and racial divides.Witherspoon's Elena Richardson is again an upper-middle-class mom living in the 'burbs, one so tightly wound that she and her husband (Joshua Jackson) have a regular sex schedule from which she refuses to deviate, while imprinting her hopes and expectations on her four teenage children.Elena, however, isn't immune from regrets about roads not taken, an attribute that will event ...
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