A secret agent can only maim and murder under disguise so many times before family breakfast starts to feel like one pancaked lie. Read more...
"The Americans" Season 2 goes all-in with the espionage in "The Deal." That's pretty much what happens when the Soviets want a scientist held by the Mossad, and Philip has a Mossad agent in his custody.Country music, feces and icic more
It's not easy being a spy. It's certainly not the glamorous life often portrayed in movies.
The Americans has been building up to this point over the last season and a half. The Jennings are in a decent place in their mar more
Something that The Americans is doing noticeably well in its second season is surrounding its central characters with interesting people. Some of those people are ones we know from last year who have simply become more nuanced and given cleare more
In a sexy, if somewhat disturbing, episode of “The Americans,” we got to see what lay “Behind the Red Door,” which was ostensibly a nod to the fact that Stan’s wife painted their front door red- excuse me, “tomato tango more
Elizabeth has been troubled all season and for someone who is a master at compartmentalizing, it’s notable to see her unraveling in this manner. She and Philip long ago accepted their lives as spies involve sleeping with other people, but it was fas more
I only have time for a short review this week, but this was probably my favorite episode so far of Season 2. The central storyline, with Philip and his Mossad agent prisoner (very well played by Cliff Marc Simon) holed up together, was a great one, wonder more
It’s not like Season 1 of The Americans played things - it’s still hard to top Elizabeth shooting and killing that poor security guard in terms of bluntly showing the shocking lengths these spies will go to in order to complete their mission. more