Season Finale — Rubicon, “You Can Never Win”

When Rubicon debuted, it clearly wanted to be a 24-style conspiracy thriller with '70s leanings, but the pilot didn't seem too interested in focusing on the characters as much as the multi-layered plotline. Once Henry Bromell came on and figured out what the series should be by episode four, Rubicon became a totally different and … Continue reading Season Finale — Rubicon, “You Can Never Win”

Rubicon, “A Good Day’s Work”

Rubicon has been working with an intense, slow-burning formula for a while now and that's been wonderful to watch. The pieces have been slowly coming together in the background while individual episodes have focused more on the quirky characters working at API. That's been an effective strategy on an individual episode level, but really rears … Continue reading Rubicon, “A Good Day’s Work”

Rubicon, “In Whom We Trust”

When RubiconĀ began, I was fairly hooked just because I like conspiracy stories and thus had less problems with the pilot episode than others. But as the series has transitioned away from a conspiracy- and mystery-heavy series, or at least balanced those elements with more procedural, character-based fare, RubiconĀ has quickly gone from good to great to … Continue reading Rubicon, “In Whom We Trust”