24: Live Another Day “Day 9: 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.” (2014.06.23) – In Review

Let it not be said that this series doesn’t throw you for a loop.

There’s long been a tradition in 24 that when a major character dies, the countdown clock that immediately follows the fade to black is silent. We should have known better last time out when the episode ended with the President at mid-field at Wembley – just as a missile struck the field. <continue reading>

24: Live Another Day “Day 9: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.” (2014.06.16) – In Review

The last episode ended with James Heller (William Devane) offering to surrender to the Big Bad of the season, Margot (Michelle Fairley) if she agrees to end her attacks on London with the hijacked drones under her control. And he meant it. This episode carries that out. Heller enlists Jack (Kiefer Sutherland) and his chief of staff son-in-law (Tate Donovan) to help him slip out unseen by his staff. <continue reading>

24: Live Another Day “Day 9: 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.” (2014.06.09) – In Review

Well, here we are over halfway into the summer series, and things are just getting that much more intense. At some point soon we’ll see the jump ahead a few hours that must happen- while the series is twelve episodes long, the series will play out over a twenty four hour time span. After things going somewhat for the better last time out for Jack Bauer, things get worse this time out. <continue reading>

24: Live Another Day – “Day 9: 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.” (2014.05.26) – In Review

Episode 5 of the summer limited series carries on as Jack Bauer finds himself in custody for much of the time, having tête-a-têtes with people he’s known before, while the building threat continues to loom over the whole proceedings. Tension builds as the episode goes on, even with moments that are just right for characterization, leading all the way to a climax cliffhanger <continue reading>

24: Live Another Day – “Day 9: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.” (2014.05.12) – In Review

After starting off with a bang in the first two episodes, the limited summer series starring Kiefer Sutherland takes us in new directions in this episode, and one moment in particular is heartbreaking. The President (William Devane) finds himself facing the wrath of British Parliamentarians over the drone friendly fire incident, an incident that has been manipulated by someone behind the scenes. <continue reading>