For the past year..ish I have been watching Alias religiously. Sadly though, the series has ended.
When I was visiting with my sister in New York last June we rented part of the first season to watch at night, sort of a wind down after a busy day touring the city. Instantly I was hooked on the show. It’s full of action, suspense, and constant plot twists. The thing about Alias is you never know what’s going to happen next. Once you think you have the characters and the plot all figured out it flips completely and you find out the characters you once trusted are deceiving.
Alias is a spy show. It revolves around the life of Sidney Bristow and her family and friends. Sidney is a double agent working with the CIA to bring down a worldwide terrorist organization called the Alliance. Although the show is meant to be somewhat realistic, it does have to be taken lightly. You sort of have to look at it like a comic book. Could anyone get away with running around in a black suit and a cape calling himself Batman in real life? No, but in a comic it works. That is sort of the same with Alias. The characters and plot are sort of unrealistic, but given their environment it works out. Read the rest of this entry »
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