REVENGE “Betrayal” Review

REVENGE "Betrayal" Season 1 Episode 3 – The third episode of Revenge establishes that this is probably the most appealing network drama of the fairly unsuccessful fall. But it’s not just appealing: this is actually beginning to flesh out into a really solid, potentially very good, show. My questions concerning VanCamp’s ability to lead the show have been firmly put to rest, and the show has gone in the direction I hoped it would: it’s a nasty, shady show that does not pretend, nor does it want to be, a show about good people just trying to get through life.

Last week I mentioned that one aspect of the show I really liked was that Emily Thorne’s determination to wipe out her enemies causes some serious collateral damage. This week the show fully embraced its darker side as Emily says that she is not just satisfied with destroying a man’s career: but she wants to destroy his life. Now this is someone I can cheer on. I’m so sick and tired of good people ontelevision. I want to see someone who revels in being an anti-hero. Read More...


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