After the exceptional penultimate episode of Project Blue Book’s first season, I was expecting great things from this finale. Indeed, it makes a very strong start with Aidan Gillen’s Professor Hynek racing against time to get to the Washington Monument. The setting itself harks back to 1951’s The Day the Earth Stood Still; the pace […]Read more "Project Blue Book – Season 1: Episode 10 Review"
Episode 9 – Abduction Moving close to the season finale now and I have to say this was the most enjoyable, complete episodes I have seen so far. There was lots of genuine emotion and the stakes were high. One great part of this episode is that it takes place almost exclusively in one location: […]Read more "Project Blue Book – Season 1: Episode 9 Review"
Episode 8 – War Games This week’s episode of Blue Book is a reworking of the true story of a group of GIs in Korea who were set upon by a UFO while on patrol north of Seoul. They were hit with a mysterious ray and afterwards developed dysentery and other symptoms suggestive of radiation […]Read more "Project Blue Book – Season 1: Episode 8 Review"
Episode 5 – Foo Fighters After all the excitement of the previous episode, things slow down quite considerably for most of this instalment. Fuller turns up briefly and shouts out some numbers that call to mind Lost and they are tracked to a radio signal being broadcast by a group of former veterans, most of […]Read more "Project Blue Book – Season 1: Episode 5 Review"
Episode 4 – Operation Paperclip This is by far the strongest episode so far. I’ll start with a negative, though. This has happened a few times now in the series and it can be quite disconcerting. We open episode 4 on an airliner being plagued by a UFO. Hynek is on board and watching the […]Read more "Project Blue Book – Season 1: Episode 4 Review"