Examined: Falling Skies – “Till Death Do Us Part”

With the Season finale quickly approaching, Falling Skies has noticeably picked up. There were actually some great moments in writing in this past episode titled “Till Death Do Us Part“. Is the show suddenly good enough to compete with Walking Dead and other programs again? No; but I’m going to look at the bright side…

Examined: Falling Skies – “A Thing With Feathers”

Whether it was the episode itself or maybe I was just already upset about more fake documentaries for Discovery Channel’s Shark Week, this week’s episode of Falling Skies was actually decent! Was it perfect? No; but it gave us one of the most heartfelt and compelling stories we’ve seen season – though that isn’t saying…

Examined: Falling Skies “Door Number Three”

This week’s episode of Falling Skies gave us a ridiculously fast set up to an episode that ultimately went nowhere slowly. In the first five minutes we not only saw three different groups converge, but also Lexi build herself a nice little cocoon in the blink of an eye. The remaining 45 minutes was spent…

Examined: Falling Skies – “Mind Wars”

This week’s episode of Falling Skies entitled “Mind Wars” was full of misdirection, awkward moments and horrible realizations. Though despite these bad moments, we saw some decent character growth for some and story closures for others. So let’s analyze the good, the bad and the ones that made us want to drop to our knees…

Examined: Falling Skies – “Evolve or Die”

This week brought us the highly anticipated ‘Evolve or Die’ episode of Falling Skies. As predicted, many story lines progressed rather quickly; but others seem to be dragging along at a snail’s pace. With characters reunited just to be separated again it seems like this show is having trouble finding its pace. Throw in the…

Examined: Falling Skies – “Exodus”

This week’s Falling Skies dropped us ‘in media res’ – in the middle of the action – before flashing back 60 hours earlier to find out how this whole fiasco began. Between escape plans, new alliances forming and reunions, this episode was jammed packed with important stuff. On the other hand, there were various moments…