HOMELAND Season Four Finale: “Long Time Coming”

     December 21, 2014

Oh, Homeland.  Homeland, Homeland, Homeland.  This is why we can’t have nice things; because you go and do a thing like that.  Last week, at the end of “Krieg Nicht Lieb” I thought, “this would have been a dynamite finale.”  …

HOMELAND Recap: “Krieg Nicht Lieb”

     December 15, 2014

Has any show had such a complete turnaround like Homeland has this season?  It has been unafraid to raise the stakes to the highest possible degree throughout the season, and yet, all of it has connected intimately with the overall …

HOMELAND Recap: “13 Hours in Islamabad”

     December 7, 2014

Wow.  Homeland continues to find ways to top itself this season.  “13 Hours in Islamabad” was an unflinching and often harrowing coda to last week’s shocking ending.  What happened to the convoy wasn’t just a one-off attack, he was part of …

HOMELAND Recap: “There’s Something Else Going On”

     November 23, 2014

“There’s Something Else Going On” was another incredible, tense, and twisted hour from Homeland that stuck to what the show does best: political posturing and CIA business.  It’s not surprising that almost all of this season’s best episodes have done away with the …

HOMELAND Recap: “Halfway to a Donut”

     November 16, 2014

Things are both starting to come together and starting to fall apart on Homeland.  Though there wasn’t any trolling or dramatic meltdowns like in “Redux,”  “Halfway to a Donut” was a strong follow-up to that hour’s chaos.  What’s been really …