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Colony episode 2 review: Brave New World

26 January 2016 3:25 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

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Colony's enigmatic sci-fi noir blends with the conventions of the police procedural in episode 2, Brave New World...

This review contains spoilers.

1.2 Brave New World

Brave New World begins much like the pilot did: by focusing on a family trying to carry on its normal life in the middle of the Occupation. We watch as Will’s friend Carlos tries to buy chicken with his wife and son at the So Cal Grocery store, which is now under military operation. The red hats refuse to ration any poultry meat to the family for reasons they do not explain. After they make it back home to their trailer, a Terminator-esque drone swoops by and suddenly their yard is full of red hats too. As Carlos’ wife and son hide away from their oppressors in a secret compartment, they watch in horror as the soldiers drag their loved one away at gunpoint. »

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Colony Recap: Rocking the Boat

21 January 2016 8:00 PM, PST | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Rule No. 1 of getting by in a new world order: Never assume anything. Katie takes for granted that her son Charlie is alone on the other side of that wall. But for all she knows, he's been brainwashed to believe his parents abandoned him for a futile Resistance.Only a couple days on the job as Proxy Snyder's inside man, and Will's already wised up to the Occupation's duplicitous ways. Rather than run a counter-Resistance team, he's been relegated to a post as head driver for sanitation and introduced to his real boss, Phyllis (Kathy Baker, she of the orgasmic Edward Scissorhands haircut), who he deduces was once a CIA big shot. Phyllis, in turn, fails to make good on her promise that Will's neighbor Carlos (Jacob Vargas) would be released from lockup and put in his charge as an informant. The only thing more dangerous in occupied L.A. »

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Colony Review: USA Network's Alien-Occupation Thriller Is Packed With Anxious Moments

14 January 2016 10:16 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean an alien drone isn’t about to hunt you down and send you to “The Factory,” a great big prison camp (quite literally) in the sky.

That’s the unsettling reality that pervades every character motivation in Colony, USA Network’s tense new drama from executive producers Carlton Cuse (Lost) and Ryan Condal (Hercules) — premiering tonight at 10/9c — that benefits from an excellent ensemble cast led by Lost‘s Josh Holloway and The Walking Dead‘s Sarah Wayne Callies.

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TV Review: ‘Colony’

4 January 2016 11:15 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Given the critical and creative success of “Mr. Robot,” one would be forgiven for hoping USA’s next high-profile offering, the sci-fi drama “Colony,” would be similarly bracing and mold-breaking. “Colony” does have a few things going for it, most notably “Lost” veteran Josh Holloway as the patriarch of a family in post-invasion Los Angeles. But in general, this series is frustratingly patchy and generic — unwilling to grapple in any consistent way with the moral and political implications of its premise — and key elements of the story remain disappointingly underdeveloped. Pride of place is given to characters and relationships that don’t have much depth, despite the efforts of a capable cast and occasionally arresting action scenes. Like an alien shape-shifter, “Colony” keeps trying to morph into a fairly standard cop show with some espionage elements. In a stumbling effort to create enigmatic mysteries, it just ends up being vague. »

- Maureen Ryan

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