THE FOLLOWING Recap: “Fly Away”

     February 24, 2014

Before this season of The Following began, those involved with its inner workings assured audiences that the show was going to be different.  Not so randomly gory, for one (so, fail), and that there would be more twists (also fail).  …

THE FOLLOWING Recap: “Reflection”

     February 17, 2014

The Following toyed with something interesting in “Reflection,” and then abandoned it.  But for a minute there, the idea that Ryan and Joe might be on opposing trajectories — at least for now — was a good one.  Joe rejects …

THE FOLLOWING Recap: “Family Affair”

     February 10, 2014

The Following is best viewed in a communal setting, because its real value is providing viewers with plenty of snide remarks on the ineptitude of the FBI, and suggestions about if and how characters will be killed off.  It’s nearly …

THE FOLLOWING Recap: “Trust Me”

     February 3, 2014

Unlike last week’s meager offering, this week, The Following actually twisted things up and proved capable of a few surprises.  The Following is often ridiculous, so what saves it has to be its twists and its frights.  “Trust Me” also …

THE FOLLOWING Recap: “For Joe”

     January 27, 2014

This season on The Following, a lack of Joe Carroll has lead to his cult finding new, artistic ways to draw him out; or at least, pay homage to the man who inspired them to kill, kill, kill.  Without Joe …