Blog Posts - The Man In The High Caste



The Man in the High Castle 2.7-2.10: Alternate Reality to the Rescue, Literally

Well, I couldn't resist watching the rest - the last four episodes - of The Man in the High Castle, Season 2, and I'm glad I did.  Much as I love a good night's sleep, it isn't all it's cracked up to be, especially when there's a series like thi...

The Man in the High Castle 2.4-2.6: Rails and Realities

First, let me say that I what I like most in The Man in the High Castle on Amazon television - and there's a lot to enormously like in this extraordinary series - is the almost casual way it shows the melding of our American history with the way it m...

The Man in the High Castle 2.1-2.3: My Heimisch Town

It's harder but also more important and on some profound level also more enjoyable and disconcerting, at the same time, if that makes any sense, to review Season 2 of the superb series The Man in the High Castle on Amazon.  The reason is obvious...

Colony 1.9: Robot Arm?

Well, the next to last episode of the first season of Colony contained a tantalizing glimpse of what may the invaders: a robotic arm, or maybe a sophisticated piece of body armor, laying there on the train that Katie and Broussard's group has blown o...

Narcos on Netflix: Outstanding

We streamed Narcos on Netflix the past few evenings.  Like House of Cards, Peaky Blinders, and Bloodline on Netflix, and The Man in the High Castle on Amazon, Narcos is a powerful, top-notch kind of streaming television, every bit as good a...

My List of the Top 10 Television Series of 2015

This is the first time I've made a list, which includes television on network, cable, and streaming.   Runners-up - superb but not quite making this list - include Chicago Fire (NBC) and Vikings (History Channel). Also worthy of Honorable Mentio...

I'll Be at Fourth Annual Philip K. Dick Film Festival in New York City

When you think of powerhouse, intellectually brilliant science fiction on the screen that came from the printed page, Philip K. Dick is in a class of his own. Bladerunner, Total Recall, Minority Report, the list just keeps growing, and reaching telev...

Childhood's End 1.1: Familiar Territory

The first of the three-part Childhood's End mini-series began on the SyFy Channel tonight with a statement that Arthur C. Clarke's 1954 novel of that name changed and influenced science fiction for decades.   That's true.   When I read the...

The Man in the High Castle in Realty - Well, on NYC Subway Cars

Here I am again with another post about The Man in the Hight Castle television series - a masterpiece in many ways, which will likely merit more posts from me in the months ahead.  The series is currently streaming in its entirety on Amazon, but...

More Thoughts about The Man in the High Castle: Upping the Metaphysical Ante

I reviewed the pilot of The Man in the High Castle here, and the rest of the series here, but refrained as much as possible from comparing the extraordinary television series to the extraordinary novel, and from putting any spoilers in the review.&nb...

More Thoughts about The Man in the High Castle: Upping the Metaphysics

I reviewed the pilot of The Man in the High Castle here, and the rest of the series here, but refrained as much as possible from comparing the extraordinary television series to the extraordinary novel, and from putting any spoilers in the review.&nb...

The Man in the High Castle 2-10: Timely Alternate History Par Excellence

There couldn't be a better time to see The Man in the High Castle - actually, any time would be great - but recent events make this weekend an especially chilling and resonant time to see the 10-part television series on Amazon, based on the Philip K...

Bosch: First Half: Highly Recommended

I binge-watched the first half of Bosch on Amazon Prime Instant Video last night.  Herewith a brief, nonspoiler review.The series is superb, and a worthy addition to streaming masterpieces such as House of Cards and Peaky Blinders on Netflix, an...

The Man in the High Castle on Amazon: Outstanding

2015 is quickly shaping as a year of superb science fiction on screen - Predestination (the movie of "All You Zombies"), 12 Monkeys the TV series on the SyFy Channel, and now The Man in High Castle TV series - from the Philip K. Dick alternate histor...


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