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The Earth has been mostly destroyed as a result of World War IV (Day Zero). Radiation and fallout from the global attacks affected most of those who survived, regressing them into a primitive-like state. The fairly scattered, infected "Hybrids" hunted down and killed nearly all of the remaining unaffected humans. A group of survivors in Utah are left to fend for themselves against both Humans and Hybrids.Written by
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**Let me state beforehand that I've now watched both seasons of this series before writing this review.**
Not knowing anything about this show, I started off watching the Season 2 premiere just out of curiosity; I had done a search on Amazon Prime video and this show came up. I liked the way it looked, and the writing seemed good, so I continued watching and wound up finishing the episode. The problem I had was that there is a season 1. I have this thing about not watching a show unless I watch it from the beginning, so I just decided to bite the bullet and purchase it.
First off, I can say that the pilot episode is the most raw filmmaking- wise in the entirety of the show. This first season maintains much of this aesthetic, but it does improve. It seems that the filmmaker or writer (or both) structured this season to be a narrow character study, where the story's universe is merely a setting rather than the subject.
Moving on to Season 2, the story picks up somewhat from where the first ended, but you immediately get the feeling that the scope of this season is much broader. The quality of both cinematography and writing are considerably improved, and this lends evidence to that fact. I found it enjoyable watching this season more because stylistically it veers into territory that only Hollywood would even attempt. Quite impressive for what seems to be a low-budget project, as far as I can tell.
If anyone can point me to another low/no budget production of similar quality, post it. Because I don't know of any other yet.
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