Greetings! Welcome to the TV in 2014 roundtable. I’ve once again convened some of my friends to work our way through the year that was in television. I’ll be posting a few of these conversations the rest of the month, and you can find all of them here. Cory: Alright folks, let’s move onto our second category—best […]Read more "TV in 2014 Roundtable: Best Individual Performances"
When Rubicon debuted, it clearly wanted to be a 24-style conspiracy thriller with ’70s leanings, but the pilot didn’t seem too interested in focusing on the characters as much as the multi-layered plotline. Once Henry Bromell came on and figured out what the series should be by episode four, Rubicon became a totally different and […]Read more "Season Finale — Rubicon, “You Can Never Win”"
Rubicon has been working with an intense, slow-burning formula for a while now and that’s been wonderful to watch. The pieces have been slowly coming together in the background while individual episodes have focused more on the quirky characters working at API. That’s been an effective strategy on an individual episode level, but really rears […]Read more "Rubicon, “A Good Day’s Work”"
When Rubicon began, I was fairly hooked just because I like conspiracy stories and thus had less problems with the pilot episode than others. But as the series has transitioned away from a conspiracy- and mystery-heavy series, or at least balanced those elements with more procedural, character-based fare, Rubicon has quickly gone from good to great to […]Read more "Rubicon, “In Whom We Trust”"
This week on Rubicon, many of our API favorites deal with consequences. Sometimes it might seem easy or at least easier to make life and death choices in the boardroom of API for Miles, Tanya, Grant or Will, but rarely do those choices come right back to slap you in the face with a sober […]Read more "Rubicon, “Caught in the Suck”"
I know I’ve been singing Rubicon‘s praises in recent posts, but Sunday’s effort, “The Truth Will Out” is most certainly the finest episode the ever-improving series has done thus far.Read more "Rubicon, “The Truth Will Out”"