Seriously, I want to love Falling Skies, and I have a lot of affection for the show's characters and concept — but I don't understand what this show's storyline is about. Last night's episode, in particular left me wondering whether this show's storyline is just one colossal alien shaggy dog.
Falling Skies has shown tons of potential, and some fascinating story threads, ever since the post-apocalyptic alien occupation show started. But last night's intense "Sanctuary Part 1" was the first time this show really felt like it delivered.
We've seen the first seven hours of Steven Spielberg's new alien-occupation show Falling Skies, airing this summer. And the good news is, this could be one of the most thought-provoking and intense stories about alien invasion you've ever seen.
Is Roland Emmerich learning how to use the light touch by hiring Saving Private Ryan's writer Robert Rodat to pound out his next scifi project, adapting Isaac Asimov's Foundation? And how scared are we that it's now longer than Patriot?