Shyamalan produces this disturbing series where ‘Twin Peaks’ and ‘Lost’ intersect to watch in one sitting on Disney+

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Before any other consideration, keep this in mind: ‘Wayward Pines‘, which you can already see on Disney +, was canceled after a somewhat erratic second season, and part of its mysteries remained unsolved. But unless you are a neurotic of puzzles that give you all the pieces well chewed up, the trip is worth it even if the puzzle is incomplete.

This is a production that premiered on Fox in 2015, before the emergence of the streaming, and which was hardly seen outside the United States. That makes her kind of a transitional product, back when episode binges weren’t yet the norm, and that tries to end an unusually tense situation in each episode, with a clear reference: ‘Lost’. There is a gigantic mystery that surrounds the characters, and every step forward towards its resolution is two steps back because new enigmas keep appearing.

The series premiered under the banner of M. Night Shyamalan, who directed a terrific pilot and produced the entire series, the mystery of which undoubtedly bears the director’s stamp. In it, a secret agent searches for two missing companions. But he gets into a car accident and wakes up near a town, Wayward Pines, to which he finds he can’t get out because of an electric fence. He can’t communicate with the outside either, but he can interact with a catalog of strange neighbors.

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In the second season, without Matt Dillon as the protagonist, the series changed its theme, but the first is a very interesting piece of suspense with a superb cast (Dillon is joined by Carla Gugino, Juliette Lewis and Toby Jones) and it has a curious structure that flees from the topical mystery that never ends up being resolved, since here in chapter five (‘The truth’), the series dares to give a tremendous thematic and tone swerve… which will not be the latest. A partially failed but very stimulating experiment, which is worth recovering in these times when any hint of rarity on television is castrated.

Before any other consideration, keep this in mind: ‘Wayward Pines‘, which you can already see on Disney +, was canceled…

Before any other consideration, keep this in mind: ‘Wayward Pines‘, which you can already see on Disney +, was canceled…

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