TV Review: Sundance Channel’s The Returned Is Uncannily Beautiful


We're up to our eyeballs in supernatural shows right now. Witches and vampires, zombies and mutants, mythological creatures and ghosts: They're everywhere, and they're mostly telling us freaky stories (see American Horror Story) or spooky stories (Ravenswood), or stories meant to frighten (The Walking Dead) or titillate us (The Vampire Diaries), or both (True Blood). At this point, though, it feels like those shows poke at the same point in our psyches. But the French import Les Revenants (a.k.a. The Returned), which premieres tonight on Sundance Channel at 9 p.m., takes a wholly different approach, one that doesn't go for scary or sexy. Les Revenants is uncanny.  Read More...


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