The Bridge Season 1 Review “Rio”

Whether you like The Bridge or not as a television show, one has to be engaged by its dogged devotion to two masters. On one side, season one of The Bridge is attempting to tell a compelling serial killer mystery complete with chopped in half people, coyotes (the human kind), and strategic power outages. On the other hand, there is the task of world-building. While season one may center around the pursuit of one serial killer, it’s merely the entry point for a much larger tapestry and much broader focus to be seen in (presumed) subsequent seasons. Often, when TV shows attempt to service two masters, they don’t serve either one particularly well. I think the jury may still be out on The Bridge, because the third episode gave us a glimpse of a series that I’m not sure I want to watch. READ MORE...

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