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Old 12-08-2018, 02:46 AM   #1
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Default Manifest is still struggling to figure out the right balance between character

...and story

https://www.indiewire.com/2018/12/ma...ce-1202025717/

"Itís the sort of balance that, really, every TV show has to find ó take How I Met Your Motherís years-long struggle to postpone revealing who the titular Mom was, or as a positive example the deft way in which every aspect of life in Baltimore was blended together on The Wire," says Liz Shannon Miller. "But shows like Manifest highlight that particular struggle, because telling relatable human stories with fantastical elements is so tricky that one moment of misalignment reveals all the flaws."
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Old 12-09-2018, 03:53 PM   #2
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I love the premise but the experiments on some of the survivors has lost me. Speaking of 'Lost', I disliked its final episode which only explained the reveal in the last few minutes of the final episode (an explanation denied by the show runners during the course of its many seasons). I would hate to get caught out by Manifest in the same way.
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