Person of Interest “Risk” Review

Person of Interest returned this week with a very different episode in "Risk". Trying it’s hand at a wall street story, tonight’s episode introduced us to Adam Saunders, a stock broker hot shot played by Friday Night Lights‘ Matt Lauria. Having recently finished a three episode arc on CSI as FBI agent Matthew Pratt, Lauria seems to be doing pretty well for himself post-FNL.

Anyway, this was a very…odd episode. I’m all for Person of Interest diversifying the kinds of stories they tell. There’s only so many stories about murder and kidnapping that you can tell, so to completely change gears for one episode is very risky. Instead of telling a story using guns and explosions, you base the story on SEC investigations and insider trading. Definitely a change of pace, and I’m not sure I completely appreciate the experiment. Hopefully it’s just a short change, and we’ll back to the more action-heavy episodes soon. Read More...

http://www.tvequals.com/2012/02/23/person-of-interest-risk-review/ 

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