If “Good Guys and Bad Guys” didn’t hit the heights that the last four or five episodes hit, it at least moved a lot of the show’s pieces further on up the game board.
It’s frustrating first because it’s so good and then because it seems to mire itself in the plotline that’s the least interesting on the show.
One of the things that makes Big Love such an engrossing show is that it’s not afraid to make its central character kind of a selfish ass.
The fourth episode of Big Love’s second season, “Rock and a Hard Place,” was kind of clumsy in a lot of ways.
The central question facing most members of fundamentalist religious groups or sects is how deeply they want to engage with the world.
The idea of living in two worlds is reflected in the storylines centered on the two teens in the Henrickson household.
In some ways, “Damage Control” the season premiere of Big Love’s second season, is all about the aftermath.
For now I’ll just say that in the first five episodes of the HBO drama’s second season, it has evolved from a damn good show to a nearly great one.
Callis, who’s held some of this season together with his performance, was essentially comic relief in this episode.
The episode felt shot through with the weight of time passed and the regrets incumbent in such a scenario.
Pervasive grief permeates every frame of Battlestar Galactica’s latest.