Saving Hope Review: Don't Stop Believing

The third episode's the charm for Saving Hope. Last week, I lamented the fact that Saving Hope didn't feel settled.

This week, "Blindness" gave us characters who seemed emotional and human, as well as compelling sub-stories, and I, for one, couldn't be happier.

I'm starting tonight with the technical aspect, just to get it out of the way. Finally, this series is starting to feel medical. I wrote about the set and lighting as a barrier to that last week. Tonight, it felt like scenes were taking place in a real hospital instead of on a soundstage somewhere. There's still that annoying blue light streaking through everything, but the set felt a little more gritty. The scenes were darker, which added depth both visually and emotionally. It's like the cast and crew realized they're sticking around for a while and decided to unpack and settle in. I know it must be tough to spout so much technical and medical jargon, but tonight it felt like the medical dialogue flowed a little more smoothly. In short, we're getting there. Read More...


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