Beyond

  • Title: Beyond – F.G.B. / There’s No Home for You Here
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Beyond - F.G.B. / There's No Home for You Here

“F.G.B.” and “There’s No Home for You Here” wrap up the Diego (Oscar Camacho) storyline while leaving other lingering threads for the show to deal with should the show return for another season. “F.G.B.” allows Holden (Burkely Duffield) to briefly return to the Realm, which (as we’ve seen before) is wildly inconsistent with other flashbacks in the very ordinary looking “strange” realm. We do get a return to the giant room from Holden’s memories and a conversation with an old “friend.” There’s also a personal sacrifice, which comes off both macabre (which I’m sure was planned) and also bizarrely humorous (which I’m sure was not) that allows Holden to seal the breach to the other dimension. Hmm, you didn’t want to return that demon thing to the Realm first? Oh well, thankfully our baddie will help out with that.

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Beyond – Bedposts

by Alan Rapp on February 19, 2018

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  • Title: Beyond – Bedposts
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Beyond - Bedposts television review

“Bedposts” continues the them of Holden (Burkely Duffield) and Willa (Dilan Gwyn) getting along better with others than each other as Willa hangs out with Luke (Jonathan Whitesell) and Holden spends time with Charlie (Eden Brolin). When both pairs end up at the same bowling alley arcade, awkwardness ensues and truths are revealed. However, the main conflict of the episode is saved for the final five minutes as Diego (Oscar Camacho) finally catches up to Holden, leading to some serious destruction at the bowling alley long after his friends had abandoned the show’s protagonist.

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  • Title: Beyond – Two Zero One / Cheers, Bitch
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Beyond - Two Zero One / Cheers, Bitch

Beyond returns for a Second Season with Holden (Burkely Duffield) attempting to live a normal life by taking a job in his father’s factory and date Willa (Dilan Gwyn) – despite how her family used him and the nightmares that continue to plague him. It’s nice to see Charlie (Eden Brolin) return, although it seems like her current path on digging up dirt for Yellow Jacket (Peter Kelamis) will be keeping her away from Holden for the time being. Instead we get Willa attending an awkward family dinner and still showing more chemistry with Holden’s brother than her actual boyfriend.

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Beyond – Into the Light

by Alan Rapp on February 28, 2017

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  • Title: Beyond – Into the Light
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Beyond - Into the Light TV review

Beyond closes out its First Season with Holden (Burkely Duffield) and Willa (Dilan Gwyn) blackmailed into leading Frost (Martin Donovan) into the Realm and to the bridge he has spent his entire life searching for. Not surprisingly, the reality doesn’t quite match up to the man’s dreams, forcing Holden and Willa to flee the Realm and leave Frost trapped inside with the bizarre creatures. It appears the method of their escape, teased earlier on this season, will have ramifications for both Holden and the Realm next season.

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  • Title: Beyond – The Hour of the Wolf / Last Action Hero
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Beyond - The Hour of the Wolf / Last Action Hero TV review

The last two episodes of Beyond highlight the strengths and weaknesses of the series. Leaving much of the show’s baggage in its dust, “The Hour of the Wolf” takes Holden (Burkely Duffield) and Charlie (Eden Brolin) on an impromptu road trip. Originally set out to gain Holden’s trust and deliver him to Frost (Martin Donovan), Charlie changes sides midstream – although threats against her foster sister lead to some serious internal conflict. The episode pushes larger questions aside while allowing Holden to grow close to someone new and begin exploring his powers not for someone else, or for some greater purpose, but for himself.

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