‘Homeland’ ends Season 4 on a sigh

“Homeland” ends Season 4 on a sigh
“A largely uneventful sigh,” says Verne Gay, “a middling halfhearted one, only sporadically enlivened by intrigue or plot momentum. A sigh that didn't seem to get all that much done, or go anywhere with much haste. 'Long Time Coming” it was called. And it was a long time getting anywhere too. Even now, just the morning after, it has probably already entered the realm of convention to say that the fourth season capper was disappointing, because it was, and obviously so.” PLUS: This would”ve made a perfect Season 4 premiere, “Long Time Coming” was one of the best episodes of the past 2 seasons because it was so quiet, this season should”ve been called “Season 24,” it was a confusing note to end an otherwise energized season on, “Homeland” needs less introspection and attention to its characters” inner lives, and “a little crazy” is an essential “Homeland” ingredient.

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