A turf war has been raging in Oldtown for generations. On one side, The Syndicate - an evil gang of crank-head misfits, who has been set on muscling the San Diego family out of the parcel ... See full summary »
Trojan Bellisario and Jennifer Beals are simply terrific. With lesser performances, this would be a sappy soap opera. But these are women warriors, and both actresses portray them that way. Beals has always been a much better screen actress then many of the insipid and silly roles she's played throughout her career. It's good to see her once again surprise us with her talent. Despite being Hollywood second generation, which can indicate nepotism rather than talent, Trojan Bellesario has the goods, and she delivers them in every one of her scenes.
The show's theme could have easily been ripped from today's headlines, and it's the only show or film that I know of currently that dares to deal with this subject.
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