Revolution 2 Seasons 2012

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A drama with sweeping scope and intimate focus, Revolution is also about family - both the family you're born into and the family you choose. This is a swashbuckling journey of hope and rebirth seen through the eyes of one strong-willed young woman, Charlie Matheson (series star TRACY SPIRIDAKOS), and her brother Danny (series star GRAHAM ROGERS). When Danny is kidnapped by one of the militia lead

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Season 1

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Genres Drama
Network NBC
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14 of 15 people found the following review helpful By ceri on 30 Mar. 2014
Format: DVD
I watched this entire series on tv lastyear and loved it that much i am going to be buying the box set, its a very interesting show, good plots, twists and outcomes. I enjoyed watching each character grow and the show would give you flashbacks of before the blackout happened to show each characters story and background, all the leading characters are stand out amazing, you wont ve disappointed its a must see and season two is showing online and on sky right now
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Mr. Stephen Redman VINE VOICE on 26 Feb. 2014
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This series has the makings of a long term excellent show, that I hope will be renewed and continue for years. The power is off, but why? And can it ever return? These are the questions that the show is working towards answering and the character relationships that develop along the way are also excellent.
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10 of 12 people found the following review helpful By Hellserch on 19 Aug. 2014
I now understand that JJ Abrams cannot produce anything with meaning. This is another conceited attempt to tell us how good/evil we are and that,with the right direction, we can find salvation, hallelujah. Much has been written about the poor character development, shambolic script and embarrassing production values but this doesn't work because nobody who has lived on this planet could believe the direction this world takes. It is not dystopian rather it belongs in a kind of Harry Potter universe (which it shamelessly namechecks) in which people are constantly flashbacked into life and the living pass for energised zombies.

We cease to care and the racial stereotypes and deaths in this reminded me of a modern Birth of a Nation. How many Uncle Ned's and Aunt Jemmima's can you have in one serious. Why do nearly all the characters of colour have to die? Give it up JJ.
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Mr. M. Cassidy on 16 July 2014
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Absolute tripe, civilization stopped 15 years ago but apparently hair stylists, beautox, fashion retailers and cosmetic dentistry all survived the great blackout, amazing!!!!
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20 of 25 people found the following review helpful By K. A. Graham on 26 Sept. 2013
Format: DVD
Nice idea, shame about the execution.

I'm not going to elaborate further on the points made by other reviewers (such as the lack of realism in the setting & the actors' appearance) - Other than to underline how truly dreadful the acting and scripting truly is. I started to watch this after I realised that 'Gus Fring' (Giancarlo Esposito) from the truly outstanding 'Breaking Bad' series was starring in this, little was I prepared for a show that was so utterly shambolic, I'm really struggling to put words together. Agree, it is a 'good idea' - But without any really convincing characters, and utterly dreadful script writing there was nothing to hold my interest past 5 or 6 episodes, the majority of which I had to force myself to watch, waiting for the hidden depth to emerge. It didn't. Nor will it. Cynics will claim I didn't give it time; I will assert that no matter how much time I gave it, the actors will not improve their craft, nor will the daft story-lines improve.

There are clearly a number of nods towards Stephen King within this show, but whereas he (in a similar way to Breaking Bad, or indeed the similarly excellent Game of Thrones) would craft interest and tension from a slowly building storyline, 'Revolution' is in too much of a hurry to move things along; Characters captured & escaping multiple times in an episode feels like over-eager story-writers trying to make up for inability to create any depth in the characters, and situations they encounter.

It's clearly popular with some - I can respect the views of others, after all we're just here to share opinions. But this really wasn't for me - If you like shows along the lines of The Wire, the aforementioned Breaking Bad, The Sopranos, Mad Men, Game of Thrones et al - This one is probably best left alone.

Oh, they've been captured, no wait, they escaped, or have they been captured again?
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By AndrewA on 14 Nov. 2014
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Terrible plot holes so obvious that a 5 year old should be able to spot them, the most absurd example, without giving too much of a spolier away, is one which the whole episode is based around, the group enter an old train subway system, miles of huge tunnels connecting dozens of stations, yet as soon as they enter this system the tunnel behind them ends up being blocked, within a couple of minutes they start experiencing hullicinations which is apparently down to lack of oxygen. Seriously how ridiculous is this?

This could have been a very good series, if the future series are tightened up and more intelligent plots and story lines then it would be 5, but like most new series it needs to find its feet still. if you watch this without engaging a brain cell to think about what is going on then yes give it a 5 stars, but for me its 2 at best.
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16 of 20 people found the following review helpful By Shmuel ben Naftali on 27 Jun. 2014
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If you've seen 'Jericho', this is a poorer version of it. World goes to pot, humans start behaving like bloodthirsty animals, the strong prey on the weak, you're not a real man unless you can kill, etc etc. Never seen a dystopian drama concentrating on people struggling to remain civil in spite of real hardship, or the fight to try and make a bad situation better - no novel ways to cope with human trials; instead it's always about watching the obligatory murder/violence/hopelessness etc, and the struggle for the viewer to remain sane while trying not to want everyone annoying to get killed. 'Lowest common denominator' type drama, nothing to differentiate it from anything else in its genre.
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