January 10, 2014

The Twilight Zone: "Mr. Denton on Doomsday"

The Twilight Zone: "Mr. Denton on Doomsday" (episode 3 of 36 from season one), 1959. An alcoholic former gunslinger is forced back into fame.

Written & created by Rod Serling. Directed by Allen Reisner. Starring Dan Duryea.

Concept: B
Story: B
Characters: B
Dialog: B
Pacing: B
Cinematography: A
Special effects/design: B
Acting: B
Music: B
Enjoyment: The Twilight Zone take on character study? The fantasy twisty plot stuff is nice enough, but it's more the character and performance (neither great - just solid) that make this episode good. B

GPA: 3.1/4

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