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Mosaic Review 2018 Tv Show Series Season Cast Crew Online
Stars: Devin Ratray, Garrett Hedlund, Frederick Weller
Review: At first the camera work and editing can seem underwhelming. It felt strangely ‘distanced’, or observing, compared to what one has come to expect from today’s fiction. But, given time, the show grew on me with its intriguing, though slightly confusing story line, and its interesting characters. But it will not be everyones cup of tea. Not all hints, plot elements and dialogue seem to go somewhere. Emphasis on characters change unexpectedly, as do perspectives and general direction. The style of the series feels a bit like observing events around you in real life where things are not easily interpreted, but none the less interesting enough for you to keep looking. For me, this style gave the show a touch of realism that made it enjoyable, even refreshing. Like its titular object, the series is a mosaic of sorts with odd fragments beginning to come together as you watch the story unfold.
Not bad and watchable but it never lifts off. The writing and editing stink. Much of the dialogue doesn’t work; many of the actors aren’t believable. The lead detective and the chief of police behave more like primary school teachers. than cops. Most of the acting is stiff. The two lawyers get it right but that’s about it. Again, if you’re stuck at home on a cold and rainy night this series will be better than poke in the eye with a sharp stick but that’s about it. BTW, Slidell, LA is a suburb of New Orleans with all the regular suburban stuff: traffic, tract homes, strip centers. What were they thinking? They weren’t