PERSON OF INTEREST "Foe" Season 1 Episode 8 – Another LOST alum has come to Person of Interest in tonight’s episode "Foe". That’s right, to join the man formerly known as Ben Linus, the manwho was known as the enigmatic Charles Widmore plays our POI this week, played by the wonderfulAlan Dale.
Dale is one of those character actors who plays those cool English guys who brings an automaticgravitas and coolness to whatever character he’s playing. Even though he’s from New Zealand, he’s got that awesome gravelly accent that makes you listen closely to whatever he’s saying. We find out early on that his character, Kohl, is hunting down old team mates from a para-military operation he was on back in the war. He blames them for the death of his wife, so now he’s here to seek vengeance.
After killing a few old German dudes, he finds out that the wife he thought was dead has actually been alive all this time! I’m not sure why the first couple victims didn’t volunteer this information before being killed, but whatever. Seeing Reese and Finch racing to find Anja was cool, especially seeing Reese stopping that consulate car with that awesome rifle. The coolness of this scene was a bit offset by Reese getting easily taken down by an old man, but I guess it’s a bit refreshing to see Reese gettinghis butt kicked for once. Read More...