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 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…