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# One of the best TV dramas in recent memory
First, a disclaimer: I’ve not read Dicks’ original version of The Man in the High Castle, nor do I intend to read it. I am judging the show entirely on its own merits, without any influence or critiquing related to the novel.
# On to the review!
I’m going to keep this short and simple, so you don’t have to read a shit-ton of stuff and so that I don’t write any spoilers. Here’s what you need to know:
As a sci-fi story, The Man in the High Castle falls a bit short. The showrunners tried to wrap up the sci-fi bit at the end, but they did a pretty piss-poor job. Budget cuts? Rushed delivery? Who knows? Fortunately, the sci-fi aspect of this story isn’t actually what makes it great.
What makes The Man in the High Castle great storytelling and great television is the alt-history and the in-depth character story arcs; in particular, the story of the Smiths—the highest-ranking family in the Nazis’ American Reich—is absolutely fantastic. In John and Helen Smith, we get to explore what it might have meant for regular Americans to throw their lots in with the Nazi Party had the Axis powers won WWII. Through dialogue and flashbacks, we get to see how joining the Nazi Party twisted both John and Helen into persons unrecognizable from their alt-world selves. Truly, the Smiths’ story arc was easily my favorite, and it is the backbone of the show. You will never feel sorry for John or Helen, but you will understand them—and you will feel sorry for their children.
Add to this mix some solid intrigue and action, plus a strong, capable female protagonist, and you will see why The Man in the High Castle is really good television.
Also, don’t let my initial talk of the sci-fi component scare you off. The showrunners may not have done a great job of resolving that part of the story, but the characters’ stories were all resolved to my satisfaction. (Well, with one exception, but…it didn’t ruin the show for me.)
I recommend this show highly to people who enjoy:
– Military fiction
– Historical fiction
– Alt-historical fiction
– [Light] sci-fi
– Political intrigues/dramas/thrillers
How appellant the idea of a multiverse where the wavefunction collapse doesn’t turn realities unreachable from the other quantum fluctuation results, in brief terms, referring to the “Many Worlds Theory” or the different view of Laura Mersini-Houghton. So the gods want, personna dream. As if the kraft happens, the series goes beyond the original work, admiringly well. The details, scenarios, characters. As a youngster I read mostly the twisted Philip K. Dick stories, those with bugs… Who knows how many, forty years ago? Not me.Heinlein or Le Guin, The Stars My Destination, the Heechee saga, Dorsai, even “old style space operas” by EE Doc Smith, Clifford Simak, to name a few, seemed to leave a clearer picture than Philip K. Dick which one must reread here and then considering the number of superb cinema and TV “Adaptations”, too much to refer or choose one as “the best”.
Not a fan of dystopian literature or ordinary TV series. But nothing of ordinary is here at play and there are Utopian undeniable traces. Art, decadence, suffering and resilience, life at its fullest. Love, and the hero within each child to crown the cake.
This work of distinguished direction, production, excellent acting and good pace, constitutes a good ensemble, rising the level and not defrauding our founded expectations. For personal reasons I usually expect the conclusion or at least two sequences and then let some distance from trailers, critics. Tasted it at a given opportunity. Better late than sorrow.
It was a pleasure to follow, in a row, three seasons of The Man in the High Castle. Congratulations to the crew.
Honored, with a bow.
Season 3 has strayed from the main plot
After amazing 2 exciting season with brilliant acting and strong plot..season 3 went down hill by inserting story-lines that try hard to explore some gender orientation which were performed poorly and did not serve the plot or story line at any point..The thrill of those series were centered on the tapes and how they affect the future of Reich or Japan. instead the writers chose to replace it with Homosexual story lines that did not make any sense or relate to the series main actors..I never wrote a review before but because I am a big fan of the series I found season 3 as a slap on the face to the first 2 seasons, those 2 seasons in my opinion were top notch and one of the few series that had a good plot and good performance..Do not ruin it..
Love Philip Dick stories but this sucks
It is always difficult for a writer to fill in all the gaps of how an alternate timeline would be if the victors of a war would have been someone else, but this story is just plain stupid.
There are things such as the Nazi’s draining the Mediterranean Sea to be used as farm land, but the writer fails to explain where the water went to because the Med is 3,550,000 cubic kilometers of water. There is no way to drain the Mediterranean Sea.
There are other things such as explaining the battle over the other countries. Germany and Japan did not have the logistics in place and it is the reason why they lost the war. Philip Dick didn’t understand that the war was not lost because of the atomic bombs, it was lost long before those bombs were dropped. This makes the alternate time line a failure because the reason for the Allies loosing the war was because Germany create the atom bomb first.
There are other items in the show which are a failure of not only Philip Dick but the director. Japan was not seeking global domination. They attacked Pearl Harbor because they were seeking to expand the natural resources they vitally needed for their country, not just the military. The reason for taking all those islands and smaller Pacific countries was for wood and oil.
Germany was already failing too. Germany lost the war over eighteen months before D-Day. They had already failed to increase the number of troops on the fronts and started to use young adults/children who were not capable of handling the stress of war. Germany also had run out of natural resources and were attempting to take over countries in North Africa for their oil.
The entire show, including the book, is a complete failure of understanding how to properly write alternate time lines. There are too many logical fallacies in the story to be able to rescue the show. No amount of great acting or special effect could resolve the sins of the writers.
Original Language en
Original Title The Man in the High Castle
Total Seasons 4
Released 15 Jan 2015
Release Year 2015–2019
Genre Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Writer Frank Spotnitz
Actors Alexa Davalos, Luke Kleintank, Rufus Sewell
Country United States, United Kingdom, Canada
Awards Won 2 Primetime Emmys. 10 wins & 56 nominations total
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