True Lies S01E10 720p WEB-DL x265
Seems this series is relying completely on name recognition.... without even understanding why the original film was popular. 1) The film worked because Harry was a spy who had to lie to his family constantly..... and Helen was a rather clumsy housewife who felt bored and wanted more out of life. The series "jumps the shark" and blows up and dismisses this imperative plot aspect 10 minutes into the first episode. 2) Ginger Gonzaga... while I think she's a very competent actor.. does bring with her the "kiss of death" for network series. She's appeared in MANY series.. and NEVER had one be successful past 1, maybe 2, seasons. When she appears as a "guest star" in an existing series.. that series has generally been canceled that same season. Again, Ms. Gonzaga is a competent actor.. I don't know why she brings the curse with her, but she does. 3) The "little old lady" next door is so clichéd I think I hurt myself rolling my eyes too much. 4) D'Angelo is ruining what reputation she has here.... simply becoming unwatchable. I suspect cast for the name.. not her (now) gravel voice and wooden acting. 5) The stories in the first 2 episodes are just hack work.. unrealistic technology that SUDDENLY makes the impossible possible. 6) Characters, including Harry and Helen, are completely shallow and without ANY depth. 7) Helen discovers the spy thing in episode 1... in episode 2 she's sent on her first "mission". That's some stunningly rapid, and moronic, job advancement. ...fun drinking game.. drink every time "Jimena" is said in episode 2.. just plan on passing out before the show ends. Has this series been written by ChatGPT???? It's got as much warmth and originality as ChatGPT output. "Write me an action spy thriller with Harry as the primary spy working with Helen, his wife, who has just become a novice spy."
- Steve Howey
- Ginger Gonzaga
- Mike O'Gorman