Carrie Mathison

Why Can't Hollywood Get Technology Right?
December 19, 2012

Why are shows like "Homeland" so bad at depicting how technology actually works?

Stop Calling “Homeland” The Anti-“24”
September 29, 2012

Carrie Mathison has more in common with Jack Bauer than her fans admit.

David Thomson on Films: Tinker, Tailor, Boredom, Why?
December 20, 2011

“Homeland” ended its first series on December 18 in a ninety-minute episode, as if it had so many loose ends to tie up, and so much to deliver before “the event of the TV season” closed. A couple of months ago, I welcomed the suspense, the plotting, and the human interest of “Homeland,” but I wondered even then if the series would go crazy with its own narrative.

Thomson: ‘Homeland,’ a Clever, Confident, and Cruel New Show That Trades in Paranoia
October 25, 2011

As I write, I have seen only the first three episodes of “Homeland,” and I am mindful that the credit sequence every week contains a couple of shots of Louis Armstrong from around 1930, a detail that has not yet figured in what you’d have to call the narrative.