After a long wait, the first episode of Hostages finally aired last night. How did it fare amongst critics? Check out a general overview of its reception below!
"The writers will have to work to keep her and McDermott tied together, and that’s rarely a good sign. Are they going to have adventures? Is half this season going to revolve around therapy sessions and court trials? Maybe. And maybe it’ll be amazing. But for now, the only reason to recommend this is that it could’ve been worse."
"By pilot's end, the tension level is more "Parenthood" than "Homeland." One suspects the "Hostages" of the title refers to Carlisle as well as Ellen and her family, but who knows? McDermott does little save look square-jawed, but Collette and Donovan are al…
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What's more fun than checking out a new suspenseful television show starring the enigmatic Dylan McDermott as a hostage-taking terrorist? Checking it out along with a group of friends on the internet, of course! Make sure to check out our special live chat tonight, September 23rd, at 10pm!
Can you believe it, folks? The series premiere of the CBS thriller Hostages is only a month away and we couldn't be more excited.
If you don't already know, Hostages centers on physician tasked with doing surgery on the President of the United States. The doctor, named Ellen Sanders (Toni Colette), is taken hostage, along with her family, by a rogue FBI agent named Duncan Carlisle, played by Dylan McDermott, who orders her to assassinate the president during surgery -- or else.
Fictional hostage situations have a long and storied legacy in Hollywood. To hype ourselves up for the show's premiere, we thought we'd showcase a few of our favorite hostage-oriented films. If we missed any of your favorites, let us know in the comments!
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