Saturday, February 25, 2017

The Patriot

Amazon has been producing some TV shows -- I hope Whit Stillman's show is still in the works. Although The Patriot thankfully doesn't seem to suffer from unrealistic diversity in casting, as an "offbeat" comedy disguised as a thriller (if that is what it really is) it doesn't seem to serve much purpose. Is this the sort of entertainment Uhmericans really need?

Amazon’s Patriot is a good example of how ‘peak TV’ inspires over-confidence in old ideas
Amazon’s ‘Patriot’ is the quirky political thriller America needs right now
TV Review: ‘Patriot’ on Amazon

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