Homecoming (2018– )
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Homecoming is a safe space for you to reflect on your service and think about what comes next. We can't wait to hear your stories.

Director:

Sam Esmail

Writers:

Micah Bloomberg (created by), Eli Horowitz (created by) | 2 more credits »
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Episode credited cast:
Julia Roberts ... Heidi Bergman
Bobby Cannavale ... Colin Belfast
Stephan James ... Walter Cruz
Shea Whigham ... Thomas Carrasco
Alex Karpovsky ... Craig
Sissy Spacek ... Ellen Bergman
Marcus Henderson ... Engel
Brooke Bloom ... Pam
Ayden Mayeri ... Reina
Philip Anthony-Rodriguez ... Ramon
Sam Marra ... Javen
Erin Pineda ... Shopkeeper
Lewie Bartone ... New Guy
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Troy Dillinger ... Department of Defense
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Homecoming is a safe space for you to reflect on your service and think about what comes next. We can't wait to hear your stories.

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Drama | Thriller

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TV-14
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Release Date:

2 November 2018 (USA) See more »

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Alex Karpovsky's character, Craig, is a life skills coordinator in "Homecoming." He stages potential real-life scenarios - such as applying for a job at a shoe store or having drinks with an old buddy to explain what you've been through - using improvisation as a tool to communicate feelings and process memories. See more »

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is this homecoming..
4 November 2018 | by merelyaninnuendoSee all my reviews

Homecoming

Esmail's brisky sci-fi thriller is more mysterious than smarter it attains to be. It is a breath of fresh air is what it is. From breaking down the barriers on the relationship among characters to the perspective that keeps changing and which helps makers start the clock from zero every time. It is smartly constructed, if the material is familiar, and it is that structure that glosses over the series. Not only the season, but each episode ends on a mellow note that is soothing and works as a healer to all the wiped out objects by the storm in that episode.

The narration; despite of shifting from one timeline to another, couldn't be more simple, its non-linear storytelling is justified and so is the way it is shot. It keeps you busy and tangled in its mysterious bubble with tiny notions and hints that the entire frame is brimmed with; even the quacks and an obsession over little things. The conversations are pragmatic and written with such flamboyancy that it is a character in itself. The way someone argues or talk on a phone or fumbles in an interview or attempts fatally to hide something, on each steps, Esmail has delivered unflinchingly and his awareness is what makes it a near perfect series.

Roberts is in her A game. Her character might not have given much range to flaunt in, but she is giving her all in and there are times where she has to and she does carry all the work in her shoulder especially in the last act, which cannot not melt you down; it is a real tearjerker. Esmail's vision is crystal clear and he isn't distracted on any of the step; it is finely edited.

Season 01

A firm head start with cunning and sharp narration that is so aware of its characters and the world they revolve around it, that even its error and omission method, works brilliantly especially when the makers changes the point of view; a well crafted act.

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A bravura of work by the writers to pull off such a convoluted spiraled web of lies and deceit that is fueled by political agendas and is well placed at such a point in storyline that it delivers the anticipated exhilarating experience unflinchingly.


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