‘Torchwood: Miracle Day’: Review Revue

Whether it’s a reboot or a revision, the new, U.S.-produced version of the hit British science-fiction series "Torchwood" has arrived. The show, which airs on premium cable network Starz, stars John Barrowman, Mekhi Phifer and Eve Myles as part of a team of international operatives pledged to uncover the secret behind a worldwide phenomenon that ends all human deaths.

This "miracle" ends up causing some problems. The population booms and the mysterious Torchwood Institute — led by Barrowman’s immortal Captain Jack Harkness — is called in to restore death to the masses.

The series’s various iterations have inspired a legion of fans, and this new version is hoping to snare viewers stateside. Will the new version draw in a different crowd? Or will it remain fodder for a small but intensely loyal fan base? Read More...


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