Can 'Homeland' Season 4 Return the Show to its Former Glory?

  Homeland’s first season was universally well received. The show was like a well-paced, more realistic 24. Claire Danes’ performance as bipolar CIA officer Carrie Mathison won her Emmys and Golden Globes. Her chemistry with Damian’s Lewis’ Nicholas Brody was impeccable. Too impeccable, as it turned out. Nicholas Brody was a character that could only…

24: Live Another Day Wraps Up The Show's 9th Season

Coming into Live Another Day’s finale, I kept thinking that 24 had a reputation to maintain. The show has taken a sadistic joy in punching Jack Bauer right in the nuts over the years, starting with his wife’s death in the Season One finale. He’s broken down, been forced into hiding, and captured by the…

24: Live Another Day – Hours 8 and 9

Live Another Day has stunningly found a way to be one of, if not the craziest season of 24 yet. I didn’t think it was possible for a show that has detonated multiple nuclear bombs on U.S. soil to find new areas of crazy to explore, but holy hell did they find it. Let’s break down these last…

24: Live Another Day kicks it into full gear

Dammit, Chloe, you know there’s spoilers below! 24 has a certain sweet spot of action and absurdity that only it is capable of hitting. When Homeland started veering into that territory, it felt wrong. Come to think of it, Homeland is all about vengeance for drone warfare too. But that doesn’t have Jack Bauer running…

Live Another Day feels like classic 24, but can it last?

I was surprised by just how much I missed 24. The show is a guilty pleasure in a way. It’s not high art. It’s a straight up action showcase. Yelling, explosions, betrayals, and Kiefer Sutherland badassery used to comprise the quickest hour on television. But, like most shows, 24 hit a bump in the road. Its…