March 19, 2014

The Twilight Zone: "The Purple Testament"

The Twilight Zone: "The Purple Testament" (episode 19 of 36 from season one), 1960. A soldier can see when people are going to die.

Created & written by Rod Serling. Directed by Richard L. Bare. Starring Dick York & William Reynolds.

Concept: C
Story: D
Characters: C
Dialog: C
Pacing: D
Cinematography: B
Special effects/design: C
Acting: B
Music: B
Enjoyment: They introduce the concept, and then everything just comes to a halt. I guess someone staring at people was supposed to be enough to carry the rest of the episode? C

GPA: 2.1/4

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