Saturday, April 10, 2021

The genius of Homeland

Section:

Twist in latest episode of ‘Homeland’ was pure genius

 

Since its inception, Homeland has never failed to impress. Some might say the second series was a let down. I’d disagree. The end of last night’s episode, however, was pure genius and the revelation that Carrie Mathison had been working for the CIA all along whilst being held in a psychiatric ward certainly showed how clever Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa’s script truly is.

 

Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison shows brilliance as an actress
Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison shows brilliance as an actress

Whilst Jim Shelley in the Mail Online might call this “one long con” and a “TV show abusing the trust of its own fans”, those of us who have become Homeland addicts will beg to differ. Twists and turns make for better viewing when orchestrated properly and without doubt, Gordon and Gansa deliver them brilliantly.

 

Subscribe to our free once daily email newsletter here:

    5e3b97728b2e4bf58c9ff7822befe328?s=96&d=mm&r=g
    The Steeple Times
    We research and background check our articles. If you believe we have made and error in some detail please get in touch, we seek always to write the truth and stand against a press owned by a self selected few. Please help us, we will accept all your likes, subscriptions and anonymous suport. The Editor and his team at the Steeple Times.

    3 COMMENTS

      • Hannah.
        Firstly, I disagree. Downton’s fussy sub-plots are just silly and the whole thing is in danger of disappearing up Julian Fellowe’s backside. Secondly, both ITV and C4 have +1 channels so you can watch them both.

    1. To quote from F Scott Fitzgerald:

      “Movie standards are different,” said Boxley hedging….

      “Suppose you’re in your office. You’ve been fighting duels or writing all day and you’re too tired to fight or write any more. You’re sitting there staring—dull, like we all get sometimes. A pretty stenographer that you’ve seen before comes into the room and you watch her—idly. She doesn’t see you though you’re very close to her. She takes off her gloves, opens her purse and dumps it out on a table -”

      Stahr stood up, tossing his key-ring on his desk.

      “She has two dimes and a nickle—and a cardboard match box. She leaves the nickle on the desk, puts the two dimes back into her purse and takes her black gloves to the stove, opens it and puts them inside. There is one match in the match box and she starts to light it kneeling by the stove. You notice that there’s a stiff wind blowing in the window—but just then your telephone rings. The girl picks it up, says hello—listens—and says deliberately into the phone ’I’ve never owned a pair of black gloves in my life.’ She hangs up, kneels by the stove again, and just as she lights the match you glance around very suddenly and see that there’s another man in the office, watching every move the girl makes -”

      Stahr paused. He picked up his keys and put them in his pocket.

      “Go on,” said Boxley smiling. “What happens?”

      “I don’t know,” said Stahr. “I was just making pictures.”

    LEAVE A REPLY

    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here

    Advertisement
    Advertisement

    Become a Patron of The Steeple Times

    Independent journalism will only remain independent if it is supported by clear-thinking people like you. We each have the command to make a real difference. Join us.

    2,585FansLike
    2,068FollowersFollow
    10,909FollowersFollow

    Subscribe For DAILY NEWS

    Please subscribe, like and share this very British site, it helps us grow. Your data is protected and The Steeple Times will send you an email at noon everyday that we rather trust you will enjoy.

    Advertisement

    Other Stories You May Enjoy

    Runners & Riders – The Grand National 2021 – ‘The Steeple Times’ examines the tipsters’ selections and offers 4 options for Saturday’s crowded Grand National 2021.

    Runners & Riders – The Grand National 2021

    ‘The Steeple Times’ examines the tipsters’ selections and offers 4 options for Saturday’s crowded Grand National 2021.
    Website of the Week 2021 – Sadie Quinlan’s Yankee Wally – Sadie Quinlan’s ‘Yankee Wally’ YouTube channel where she “plays by the rules” whilst exposing what she views to be the nefarious activities of the Duchess of Sussex is a must watch.

    Website of the Week – Yankee Wally

    Sadie Quinlan’s ‘Yankee Wally’ YouTube channel where she “plays by the rules” whilst exposing what she views to be the nefarious activities of the Duchess of Sussex is a must watch.
    Mucky Maxwell’s Bogus Bogtrot 2021 – Ghislaine Maxwell’s latest lies – Mendacious madam Ghislaine Maxwell’s moaning about her prison conditions exposed as bogtrot as she is revealed to be a mucky pup in the bathroom area.

    Mucky Maxwell’s Bogus Bogtrot

    Mendacious madam Ghislaine Maxwell’s moaning about her prison conditions exposed as bogtrot as she is revealed to be a mucky pup in the bathroom area.
    The Slaying Sisters Sulk 2021 – Merelize van der Merwe & Larysa Switlyk – ‘The Steeple Times’s’ campaign against endangered species slaying Merelize van der Merwe and Larysa Switlyk has plainly really got to them; the sulky pair have set their attack dogs on us.

    The Slaying Sisters Sulk

    ‘The Steeple Times’s’ campaign against endangered species slaying Merelize van der Merwe and Larysa Switlyk has plainly really got to them; the sulky pair have set their attack dogs on us.
    Runners & Riders – The Irish Grand National 2021 – ‘The Steeple Times’ examines the tipsters’ selections and offers 2 options for today’s Irish Grand National 2021.

    Runners & Riders – The Irish Grand National 2021

    ‘The Steeple Times’ examines the tipsters’ selections and offers 2 options for today’s Irish Grand National 2021.
    Bailey Bombs to 64/1 – Shaun Bailey Bombs to 64/1 in London mayoral election – Vote Max Fosh and Count Binface instead – As Old Harrovian wannabe Mayor of London Max Fosh photobombs his fellow Old Harrovian rival Laurence Fox, their clapped-out Conservative rival Shaun Bailey sinks to likely 3rd place at odds of 64/1.

    Bailey Bombs to 64/1

    As ingeniously ironic Old Harrovian wannabe Mayor of London Max Fosh photobombs his fellow Old Harrovian grumpy groaner rival Laurence Fox, their clapped-out Conservative rival Shaun Bailey sinks to likely 3rd place at odds of 64/1.
    The Failings of Fakery 2021 – Fake news peddler Ivy Holt called out – Volkswagen joins those condemned for spreading fakery after we called out PR peddling pillock Ivy Holt for her stupendously stupid stunt whilst we celebrate five moments of true comedy.

    The Failings of Fakery

    Volkswagen joins those condemned for spreading fakery after we called out PR peddling pillock Ivy Holt for her stupendously stupid stunt whilst we celebrate five moments of true comedy.
    Wallies of the Week 2021 – Stephen Cloobeck and Stefanie Gurzanski – Self-proclaimed billionaire Stephen Cloobeck and OnlyFans.com stripper Stefanie Gurzanski’s court battle makes a mockery of the both of them; this tawdry pair should both “belt up, wrap up and shut up.”

    Wallies of the Week 2021 – Stephen Cloobeck and Stefanie Gurzanski

    Self-proclaimed billionaire Stephen Cloobeck and OnlyFans.com stripper Stefanie Gurzanski’s court battle makes a mockery of the both of them; this tawdry pair should “belt up, wrap up and shut up.”
    The Fake News of Love Yourself – Ivy Holt, Agility PR fake news – PR peddler Ivy Holt of Media PR makes a prized pillock of her client Love Yourself by trying to spread unentertaining fake news; all she achieved was to prove herself to be a wannabe Brian Basham.

    The Fake News of Love Yourself

    PR peddler Ivy Holt of Media PR makes a prized pillock of her client Love Yourself by trying to spread unentertaining fake news; all she achieved was to prove herself to be a wannabe Brian Basham.
    No ‘Scatterlings of Africa’ for Merelize van der Merwe in 2021 – Merelize van der Merwe’s video accompanied by Johnny Clegg’s ‘Scatterlings of Africa’ music of her slaughtering a majestic giraffe is removed from YouTube for copyright infringement.

    No ‘Scatterlings of Africa’ for Merelize van der Merwe

    Merelize van der Merwe’s video accompanied by ‘Scatterlings of Africa’ music of her slaughtering a majestic giraffe is removed from YouTube for copyright infringement.

    Popular Articles From The Past

    Weather

    London
    scattered clouds
    5.7 ° C
    6.7 °
    5 °
    81 %
    3.6kmh
    40 %
    Sat
    6 °
    Sun
    9 °
    Mon
    9 °
    Tue
    10 °
    Wed
    12 °