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The Americans “New Car” Review (2×08)

17 Apr


“It’s nicer. It’s easier. It’s not better.”

Last season, one of the major character questions was whether Philip Jennings was coming around to the American way of life, seduced by the glamor and the peaceful life and the culture. That question arises again in “New Car”, which is an excellent installment in an increasingly excellent sophomore season.

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The Americans “Arpanet” Review (2×07)

10 Apr


“You are a very good liar, Nina Sergeevna.”

The Cold War resulted from a clash of ideals, but it was also very much a war of technological advancements; that idea is prevalent in “Arpanet”, an intriguing and thrilling episode about the relationships between humans and technology.

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