I was a child of the 80s, and the interesting thing about that is that the Big Red Scare that had been such a menacing presence in the years before it actually came to a sort of end at that time, aka the so-called “Cold War.” So, unlike the very real more
Goosed by an aggressive ad campaign and strong critical response, FX's "The Americans" got off to a strong ratings start on Wednesday (January 30) night. http://www.hitfix.com/articles/fxs-the-americans-gets-off-to-a-strong-ratings-start more
The pilot for FX’s new spy drama The Americans is lumpy with exposition, its time-shifts don’t always work, and the opening sex-plus-action sequence is so obviously designed to grab us that I found it a bit tedious (more about the opening in a moment). Bu more
The Americans series premiere "Pilot" offers movie-quality action sequences, suspenseful drama and an awesome 80s soundtrack that will have you busting out your parachute pants. The premise seems almost hackneyed: "Two spies struggle combining raising kid more
Note: Do not read on unless you've seen the premiere of the FX drama "The Americans."
First things first: All hail Fleetwood Mac. If watching "The Americans" didn't make you want to listen to "Tusk" on an endless loop, then I don't know what ails you more
The Americans is faced with unusual task: make the premise of two KGB agents living on U.S. soil into a frightening concept.
This is difficult to achieve because - SPOILER ALERT! - the Cold War is over. There was no major Russian attack, no significant more
FX's new drama is much more than spy vs. spy; in fact, espionage is secondary to what's crucial to the series. http://www.tv.com/news/the-americans-series-premiere-review-cold-war-threat-of-a-nuclear-family-30510/ more