Red Widow Season 1 Review “The Escape”

In this week’s Red Widow, Marta sunk deeper into her new life of crime, thanks to her obnoxious, ne’er do well brother Irwin. Prior to Irwin being let out of prison, Marta was formulating her plan to flee the country with her children. She quickly realizes that if she continues with her plan before Irwin expunges his debt to Schiller, he will likely be murdered. Of course, she would not want her brother to die, but is he worth more than keeping her kids safe? Right now Marta is still in helpless mode. She shows herself capable of taking care of business, like when she goes to visit the drug dealer Orson, but hasn’t realized her full potential. Her choices are still being made by other people – directly or indirectly. For example, she works for Schiller at his direction, and she stays working for him because of her brother’s lack of impulse control. What she doesn’t yet realize, but Schiller will no doubt inform her in the future, is that she is also stuck working for Schiller because of her father. When her father goes to Schiller to protect Marta, Schiller offers to release her from his service if her father relinquishes some of his gangster territory. Her father is unwilling to sacrifice his business for the well-being of his daughter. When Marta learns about this later, she is going to be pissed. READ MORE...


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