Falling Skies review

By Sarah Barnett In Television

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14th January, 2012
Here’s a free movie or TV series idea: the alien invasion, as seen from New Zealand. They never come here – presumably because we don’t have any internationally recognisable landmarks for motherships to hover over – so what are we doing when they take Manhattan? Will we take refugees? Send aid? Get the Skyhawks out of mothballs in case we feel like giving the invaders a giggle? Is the Prime Minister relaxed about the demise of every other world currency? In the Steven Spielberg executive-produced Falling Skies, we join our band of invasion survivors six months after the ...

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