There seems to be a trend happening in television the last few years and it’s starting to get to me. Reboots. They’re everywhere! First was Hawaii 5-0 which made its reappearance in 2010 and it’s just gotten worse. Networks are now even looking at past failed projects to see if they can be revived.
This is one of the best anthologies I have read in a long time. Co-edited by Stephen King and Bev Vincent (both of whom have stories included), we take a trip through the not-so-friendly skies and are reminded just how vulnerable we are riding in a tin can at 20,000+ feet. The book includes murders, gremlins, zombies, dead bodies and missiles, all of which are in the air with you, whether you are flying in a new jumbo jet, or a World War II era prop plane. Recline your seats and hold on, this ride is about to get bumpy!
Beware: there be spoilers ahead. With the spoiler warning out of the way, let me dive right in. This season is starting out in a slow burn, but it doesn’t feel like it’s moving slowly. I’m honestly loving everything about it so far.
“Hanna knew nothing was wrong with her. But Mommy wanted them to look. Again.”
I found many beautiful things to love about this film. Based on a true story, not only does it take its viewer on a journey to Uganda and the realities of many families struggling to survive, but it showcases the strength of the human spirit. Solid determination shines like gold all throughout this story. It’s on vibrant display in Phiona’s concentration on the chessboard, her mother’s constant battle to support her family and even the pastor’s courage to push for opportunities for the village children.