Sunday's premiere of AMC's NOS4A2 based on the novel by Stephen King's Joe Hill, wasted no time as a post-adversaries aged-but-not-for-long-kidnapper Charlie Manx (Zachary Quinto) and Vic McQueen (Ashleigh Cummings), the teenager's emerging supernatural abilities connect them in a way that they do not realize yet. But did the set-up make you want to come back to watch the follow-through?
As "The Shorter Way" began, Charlie and henchman Mr. Ives abducted a youngster named Daniel Moore from his home in Here, Iowa. It was not a smooth operation. Though the former has been slaughtered, the Rolls Royce Wraith with Christmas presents, the latter murdered the kid's on the front lawn and left behind one of the syringes with which he'd intended to subdue. D'oh! Displeased, Charlie informed his guy Friday that his pattern of failure had a spot on the (literal) naughty list.
As the hour continued, Charlie grew younger and younger; Daniel, ever sicklier, almost zombified-looking. How old what the villain? Charlie's wrinkles diminishing with each passing mile. "I'm as old as my nose," he replied, "and even older than my teeth." When they rolled up on Christmasland, Charlie told he abductee course – Haverhill, the town whose Shorter Way Bridge has just appeared out of nowhere on its map of supernatural hot spots.
Daniela's location using the Scrabble. Jimmy Leigh (Jahkara Smith, whose "Contouring 101" video on YouTube is the hilarious stuff of legend) tiles that had helped her crack a different case for the sheriff. As is required by TV law, he is not interested in receiving any otherworldly assistance. Nonetheless, before Episode 1 what through, she knew what she did. What did she do? be giving up the vodka on which he blamed his behavior.
So, what did you think of NOS4A2 Rather, he'd be moving in with his latest side piece. ? Promising series or just a clever vanity license plate?