ALPHAS “Cause and Effect” Review

ALPHAS "Cause and Effect" Season 1, Episode 2 – After the attacks in the previous episode jeopardized the safety and anonymity of the covert team working with Dr. Rosen, the Alphas are required to relocate to a new office space in Queens. From their attitudes, I got the feeling that it wasn’t the first time they’ve had to relocate and that it probably wouldn’t be the last.

I really enjoyed Marcus’ character and I thought his story was a very effective way to creatively lay out Dr. Rosen’s background while simultaneously opening the gate to the overall Alphas mythology. As a result of some inconsistent acting, there were a few scenes with Marcus that interfered with the flow of the episode. Sometimes he seemed like a brilliant madman and other times he seemed like he was simply reading lines directly from the page. In any case, his Alpha abilities to precisely calculate cause and effect made for some exciting action sequences as well as some gory crime scenesresembling horrifying accidents more than intricately planned killings. Read More...


Want to comment on this? First, you must log in to your SideReel account!