NCIS Los Angeles Review: “High Value Target/Belly of the Beast”

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photo credit: cbspressexpress.com

Here’s my review of NCIS Los Angeles season eight two-part premiere “High Value Target” and “Belly of the Beast.” Please note that this isn’t a recap of what happens. I’m assuming that you’ve already seen the episode. There are spoilers in this review.

It’s time for another NCISLA season premiere, and since we didn’t really end on a cliffhanger, the story starts off with a clean slate. The two part opener starts off like any normal episode before the action kicks into high gear with a story we don’t often get to see. Along with that, the premiere sets up what looks to be an ongoing storyline with Undersecretary Duggan. And maybe we’ll finally figure out who the mole is. “High Value Target” and “Belly of the Beast” was by no means a perfect season opener, but it definitely put into motion some plots that could be intriguing.

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Killjoys Season Two Review

photo credit: syfy.com

photo credit: syfy.com

Here’s my review of Killjoys season two. Please note that this isn’t a recap of what happens. I’m assuming that you’ve already seen the season. There are spoilers in this review.

The new upbeat theme music for season two felt like a promise for Killjoys to up the action and adventure this season. And they certainly did (although it was a bit darker than the theme music suggested). The season was very ambitious as it weaved several storylines together to make everything more complex. I’m not sure the execution turned out as well as expected, but the ten episode run was entertaining nevertheless.

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