Falling Skies Review: An Alien Presence

The first season of Falling Skies was solid if not spectacular.

It featured the worn out premise of aliens attacking Earth, but it grounded that concept in a handful of interesting characters, led by TV Fanatic favorite Noah Wyle as the reluctant Second Mass second-in-command, Tom Mason, a history teacher thrust into a leadership/combat role and focused on one primary objective: the safety of his three sons.

Too often, such as on the season one finale, characters simply talked about action instead of taking any, but the concluding episode wrapped up with one of the more intriguing cliffhangers on any series I cover: Tom strolling into an alien spaceship. Read More...



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