Tag Archives: Wayward Pines

Critical Condition: Stranger Things

Stranger Things (Netflix, from Friday) “This creepy Netflix drama about odd events in a small Indiana town in the ’80s calls upon the ghosts of Stand by Me and The X-Files, and large parts of it serve as an extended homage to the mid-career work of Steven Spielberg, especially E.T. It’s not just the banana-seat bikes […]

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Wayward Pines More Wayward?

Wayward Pines returns to The Zone on July 10 but fans may be disappointed if US reviews are a yardstick. Season two, which will air 8.30 Sundays, introduces Jason Patric as the newest resident of the isolated small town that’s rebelling against the iron grip of its new rulers, the First Generation. Returning cast members include Hope Davis (American Crime), […]

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HD Heads-Up: February 5

Don’t have a cow but … MediaWorks has rejigged Four’s schedule to screen repeats of The Simpsons’ 26th season opposite TV2’s launch of season 27. The latter premieres February 14 at 7.00, which is when Four will repeat episode seven of s26. The last-minute change pushes The Big Adventure to 7.30 and sees Community dropped from […]

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Critical Condition: Wayward Pines

“The short description of the miniseries is that Secret Service agent Ethan Burke (Matt Dillon) is on his way from Seattle to Idaho when he’s in a car accident and wakes up in Wayward Pines, a plastic nightmare of a fake town from which he can’t escape. But that’s not even close to what it’s about. You […]

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Wayward Signs for The Zone

Sky’s The Zone will screen its next new exclusive, Wayward Pines, within a week of the US. The M Night Shyamalan-produced drama about the search for two FBI agents missing in creepy small-town Idaho will air 8.30 Thursdays from May 21, six days after it goes to air on Fox. Matt Dillion heads a top […]

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