'The Blacklist' review: Megan Boone faces off against James Spader

James Spader makes his return to the NBC primetime lineup in the upcoming drama The Blacklist," and fans can expect the same sort of camera-commanding performance he gave during his arc on "The Office." "The Blacklist" sets up its share of mysteries in its pilot as a promise for keep viewers coming back for more. But while the first episode's plot is certainly engaging, it's not what is going to keep people tuning in. It's the relationship Spader's character Raymond "Red" Reddington and rookie FBI profiler Liz Keen, played by Megan Boone, that keeps the show interesting. All is not as it at first seems on "The Blacklist," as Liz is first introduced as a nervous, late-on-her-first-day newbie but quickly reveals her prowess at her job.It's a similar case with Reddington, as it never becomes clear what his motivations are or who he is actually working with. Is he actually trying to take down a...



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