Revolution

Revolution

The Complete First Season

DVD - 2013
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A family struggles to reunite in a post-apocalyptic American landscape: a world of empty cities, local militias and heroic freedom fighters, where every single piece of technology--computers, planes, cars, phones, even lights--has mysteriously blacked out--forever. A grand romantic saga about family--not just the family born into, but the family chosen. A swashbuckling journey of hope and rebirth, seen through the eyes of one strong-willed young woman.
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2013]
Branch Call Number: DVD REVOLUT Season 1
Characteristics: video file,DVD video,Region 1,rda
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5 videodiscs (857 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in

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BritCrimeDramaFan
May 15, 2016

Worth a look if you have the time. Lots of episodes, action, characters, conflicts, about a future where there is no electricity, and no shortage of megalomaniacs willing to exploit the situation. As with most successful series, it's the relationships that keep one watching, and though Revolution starts off exploring these, I guess this background didn't compel me enough for 5 stars. Tracy Spiridakos and Zak Orth are newcomers and great in their roles, but Billy Burke and Elizabeth Mitchell are hard to like as they scowl their way through their less than likable roles. A little nuance and humor might have spuced up the proceedings.

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Stalebread
Jan 09, 2016

Poorly written, in my opinion. At least once in every episode someone says, "I didn't have a choice." The characters often come across as whiny victims. Or as trying to take the weight of the world on their shoulders but they usually ended up sounding insincere. Overall, just not believable characters worth caring about.

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dolphinwolf
Nov 24, 2015

I found the concept good but I lost interest half way through this series. I think they could have done a lot more. The scenery was good. Also Season 2 is the final season so it obviously did not do to well.

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OlegBolotnyuk13
Sep 22, 2015

like it with

kevfarley Aug 25, 2014

Starting from a seemingly simple premise,.. this series is well written, intensely acted, beautifully produced, and becomes increasingly engaging as it developes along.

Reminicient of the sci-fi caliber of "Firefly".

(There probably won't be a third season, because of their sneaky and critical defamation of our Guantanamo Family Values.)
(8-25-14: 5)

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brandonseattle
Aug 19, 2014

At first I didn't want to see it because it reminded me of Hunger Games from the commercials.
But once I saw it, it's as about as good as LOST. I would say don't underestimate JJ Abrams shows. Definetely watch it.

lasertravis Jan 09, 2014

This is a very good sci-fi post-apocalyptic tv series. Competent, attractive cast (minus the fat tech guy) with a compelling storyline. The fight scenes are cool. The effects are subtle, but effective. Simple plot becomes more complex and interesting the longer you watch. Makes you want to see more.

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Sep 22, 2015

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Aug 18, 2013

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