Falling Skies “Worlds Apart” and “Shall We Gather at the River” Review

Falling Skies returned to television tonight with a two-hour premiere to kick off the summer season with a bang. The first half of tonight’s premiere, "Worlds Apart," filled us in on the progress of the 2nd Mass and gave us a peek at the mystery inside the occupation’s spaceships from Tom’s point of view. "Shall We Gather at the River" continued the 2nd Mass’ attempts to fight the occupation and find safety for their group.

I couldn’t help but notice how much all the kids had grown up in the time that Falling Skies had been away. Although we’re told that it had only been about three months since Tom disappeared into that spaceship, his boys have all matured quite a bit. In particular, Ben’s unexpected rapid growth really helped make his almost super-human abilities seem very believable. The last time we saw Ben, he was a scrawny kid who was only just realizing his new athleticism that developed as a result of being abducted. While both Hal and Matt looked older, Ben’s new intimidating stature made him really stand out. Read More...



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