Veep Season 2 Review “Hostages”

This week’s Veep started off in familiar territory before going in a pretty surprising direction by the end. For the most part, "Hostages" was business as usual, with Selina’s larger ambitions dragged down by the same tiny problems as ever. However, the turn the episode took in the last few minutes suggested a possible shift for this season’s focus. Perhaps the biggest surprise, though, was the way this episode put Sue in the spotlight. It was the first time she’s been given a substantial storyline, and honestly, I’m okay if it’s the last. Overall, Sue’s serious demeanor has made it hard to connect with her, so seeing her enjoy a bit of fame didn’t exactly resonate. There’s nothing wrong with Sue, she’s just better served making the occasional comment from bREAD MORE...ehind her desk.


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