The River “Pilot; Marbeley” Review

Tonight marked the two hour season premiere of The River on ABC. Produced by Oren Peli, director of the hit horror film Paranormal ActivityThe River premiered strong and on more than one occasion had me trembling in my boots… If I had been wearing boots. I suppose it had me trembling in my snuggie.

So what’s The River about? The season premiered with two episodes, "Pilot" and "Marbeley". Basically what happens is this: Reality show host Dr. Emmet Cole has gone missing on the Amazon river. With no word from Emmet or his crew for six months, the Doctor’s family decides to hold a memorial and move on. However, Emmet’s wife Tess decides that her husband isn’t actually dead. With the help of a reality TV crew that will pay their way through the Amazon, Tess and her son Lincoln start the search for Emmet. Read More... 


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