Browsing: WAYWARD PINES
Another day gearing up for pilot season, another onslaught of casting news. Luke Perry, Elisabeth Shue, and Dermot Mulroney have all landed new roles in new series.
Logline: After a disgraced doctor discovers that the couple who raised him aren’t his biological parents, he takes his own family to an inherited estate where he begins to feel the pull of dark, mysterious forces that threaten to change everything he knew about himself and his place in this world.
I’m not sure how to really talk about Wayward Pines any more. The disdain I feel for this show is greater than anything I’ve experienced in a really long time. Getting through the final episode was basically a hate-watching extravaganza, and the twist at the end (because with Shyamalan there’s always a twist) was laughable at best.
We’re 8 hours into Wayward Pines and it’s lost all of its steam. I’m not sure about you, but I’m at the point where I don’t give a shit what happens anymore. Like a lot of things Shyamalan touches as of late, it’s all show, not a lot of substance, and a big let down in the end.
We are now seven episodes in, and Wayward Pines is beginning to feel a little tired, and a little lazy. The plotlines of this episode are so extremely choreographed, that all of the power the final scene was supposed to relay to me was lost.
The newest episode of Wayward Pines revels in the reversal of all of the character expectations and inclinations we’ve counted on so far. As we’ve come to find things are not what they seem in Wayward Pines, we also find that neither are the characters.
When we last left Ethan, he was climbing up a cliff face in order to escape Wayward Pines and go get help. He found out the cliff was the only way out of town from Peter McCall. If he can escape undetected, he might be able to reach Boise and then liberate his family.
What in the world is going to happen in Wayward Pines in the aftermath of Ethan killing Sheriff Pope? It’s not going to be what you think. Things get progressively weirder for the Burke family.
Even though I thought the second episode was a mess, Wayward Pines appears to get back on track with this week’s installment, as Ethan finds his situation even more personal from here on out.
Wayward Pines starts to go off the rails in the second episode. The series flies through plot at an incredible clip, but will it burn itself out before all ten episodes air? I’m afraid it might.
Wayward Pines is a strange place, is it real or is it all in Ethan’s head? Contributor Jeff Iblings reviews the pilot episode of the FOX series, executive produced by M. Night Shyamalan and Chad Hodge.
A Secret Service agent goes to Wayward Pines, Idaho, in search of two federal agents who have gone missing in the bucolic town. He soon learns that he may never get out of Wayward Pines alive.
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