Tom Hanks, Ed Harris and the Ron Howard film ‘Apollo 13’

It was 50-years ago this week that the first humans to walk on the moon occurred with the Apollo 11 Lunar Landing Mission. Less than a year after Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin first walked on the moon, the intended Apollo 13 Lunar Landing Mission became a triumph of human ingenuity and tragedy averted when an explosion in space aborted that mission. Child actor and film director Ron Howard brought us the film of that latter mission in the blockbuster film that is our subject today, Apollo 13 (1995).

Apollo 13 6 - Film director Ron Howard(Former actor turned acclaimed film director Ron Howard directed the film Apollo 13).

Three astronauts flew the mission depicted in Apollo 13, including Jim Lovell (as portrayed by Tom Hanks), Fred Haise (as portrayed by Bill Paxton), and the bachelor Jack Swigert (as portrayed by Kevin Bacon). Bachelor Ken Mattingly (as portrayed by Gary Sinise) was due to fly the mission, but owing the concern by medical flight controllers over the possibility of Mattingly getting measles while in space, Swigert was a middle-of-training replacement for the space flight. The movie offers a compelling introduction to each of these men, their pre-flight familial situations, and a foretelling of the relationships the men would have once adversity comes both pre-flight and in-mission.

Apollo 13 2 - From left to right - Bill Paxton as Fred Haise,Tom Hanks as Jim Lovell,Gary Sinise as Ken Mattingly, and Kevin Bacon as Jack Swigert(From left to right – Bill Paxton as astronaut Fred Haise, Tom Hanks as astronaut Jim Lovell, Gary Sinise as astronaut Ken Mattingly, and Kevin Bacon as astronaut Jack Swigert in the film Apollo 13).

Four NASA leaders important to the Apollo Missions overall and the Apollo 13 flight in particular were NASA director Christopher C. Kraft Jr. (portrayed as a loose composite in the film by Joe Spano), flight director Gene Kranz (portrayed by Ed Harris), flight controller Seymour ‘Sy’ Liebergot (portrayed by Clint Howard), and flight engineer John W. Aaron (as portrayed by Loren Dean). Kranz, Liebergot, and Aaron take prominent paths in the story, which dramatized the emotional stakes in the movie Apollo 13 so as to demonstrate effectively in movie presentation the dramatic story of what happened.

Apollo 13 3 - From Top to Bottom - Joe Spano as NASA Director (loosely based on Chris Kraft), Ed Harris as Flight Director Gene Kranz, Clint Howard as Sy Liebergot, and Loren Dean as John(From top to bottom – Joe Spano as a NASA director loosely based on Christopher C. Kraft Jr., Ed Harris as flight director Gene Kranz, Clint Howard as flight controller Seymour ‘Sy’ Liebergot, and Loren Dean as flight controller John W. Aaron in the film Apollo 13).

Heartstrings and emotional impact were shared back on earth during many critical junctures of the film. We met in loving detail an emotional depth for Jim Lovell‘s family and the growing quality of Fred Haise‘s family through the movie.

Apollo 13 4 - From left to right, Mary Kate Schellhardt as Barbara Lovell, Kathleen Quinlan as Marilyn Lovell, Miko Hughes as Jeffrey Lovell, and Max Elliott Slade as Jay Lovell(From left to right, Mary Kate Schellhardt as Barbara Lovell, Kathleen Quinlan as Marilyn Lovell, Miko Hughes as Jeffrey Lovell, and Max Elliott Slade as Jay Lovell in the film Apollo 13).

Beyond the compelling drama for whether the crew would make it home within the film, seeing the families of the crew, along with the extended NASA family of engineers pull together to bring about just that outcome, was quite dynamic.

Apollo 13 5 - Tracy Reiner as Mary Haise, left, and Jean Speegle Howard as Blanch Lovell - Copy(Tracy Reiner as Mary Haise, left, and Jean Speegle Howard as Blanch Lovell in the film Apollo 13).

The film Apollo 13 was a blockbuster movie with the budget and effects to go with it. The film won Academy Awards for sound and film editing. The film earned high marks among critics and moviegoers alike, per Rotten Tomatoes. As I continue to enjoy watching this film again and again, my overall rating for Apollo 13 is 4.0-stars on a scale of one-to-five stars.

Matt – Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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Angela Duckworth and the book ‘Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance’

Garnering praise from psychology and sociology writer Malcolm Gladwell as persuasive and fascinating, the book Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth captured our attention recently. In her clear, well-argued and compelling text, psychologist Angela Duckworth advocates that the combination of persistent passion she calls grit is a better predictor of future performance than innate talent in school, athletics, business, and life.

Grit 2 - Angela Duckworth(Psychologist Angela Duckworth wrote the book Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance).

The book largely argues for factors that help to identify our passions and follow through on our commitments. Developmentally speaking for kids, part of that notion includes getting out of the way of the process of allowing kids to determine interests that form the passions that will become the things we pursue for a lifetime. Once those are determined, Duckworth argues for compelling the discipline to keep working at the chosen item through the committed term.

Grit 3 - Deliberate Practice(Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance writer Angela Duckworth discusses the concept of deliberate practice).

The deliberate practice of committing to something involves a feedback loop with stretch goals. In the context of Grit, this means a big goal that you commit to for a long time that is more important than others due to having your willingness, above other things, to include your interest, practice, purpose and hope for achievement. These are the four paragons of grit that has us looping through the circle of the stretch goal, 100% focus on it, get feedback upon you reflect and then refine your actions and goal. You then run through the loop again with the learning from the previous loop(s).

Grit 5 - What is grit(Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance writer Angela Duckworth sees grit as involving the self-control to practice and act. The concept of persistent practice includes having the passion to stick with something in a gritty way).

Grit as a concept comes in as part of the effort of focusing to a level of 100%. This takes self-control, or maturity, as Duckworth refers to both through the demonstration of the concept of grit in her book. Doing the hard thing of choosing to resist playing a video game or texting your close friends to discuss the latest gossip. Sticking to the feedback loop involves choosing one thing over another, and in cases of parents to children, teachers to students, or manager to employee could involve redirecting behavior in the self-controlled, mature, gritty direction.

Grit 4 - Hard Thing Rule(Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance writer Angela Duckworth‘s concept of the hard thing rule suggests passion and perseverance must be chosen firsthand rather than by a parent, teacher, or boss).

One larger example included in Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance for staying the course was demonstrated through a familial example Duckworth called the “Hard Thing Rule”. The concept requires the child to pursue one hard thing, whether that is playing an instrument, a sport, or whatever interest may exist. Each person commits to their thing, and sticks with it through the commitment period, such as one full season. Finally, the thing has to be picked by the individual person so that the concept of self-choice allows for determining ones own interests. This last concept is really important for developing passion that can become grit.

Angela Duckworth concludes Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by placing the development of grit into a classification system of three “reliable clusters” that form main aspects of what she termed character.

The intrapersonal value cluster (Strength of Will)
—Includes grit and self-control.
—Self control, particularly in resisting temptations like texting and video games.
—Gritty people are self controlled. Self controlled people are gritty.
—Collectively, these virtues make-up performance character or self-management skills.
—David Brooks, the journalist, calls these resume virtues because they get you jobs and keep you employed.
*Possessing grit helps predict report card grades and trump other value clusters.

The interpersonal value cluster (Strength of Heart)
—Includes gratitude, social intelligence, and self-control over feelings like anger.
—These let you get along with and provide assistance to others.
—Collectively, these virtues make-up moral character.
—David Brooks Calls these eulogy virtues because upon reflection at death, people will think about a deeply good person in terms of these skills.
*Possessing these virtues lead to positive social functioning and a high number of friends while trumping other value clusters.

The intellectual value cluster (Strength of Mind)
—Includes curiosity and zest.
—These let you actively and openly engage in the world of ideas.
*Possessing these virtues leads to a positive, independent posture towards learning and continuous growth while trumping other value clusters.

My fundamental response to the material presented indicates an emotional readiness to find this information agrees with the underlying view that a person can develop beyond the general, most shallow sense into the realm of expertise and competence. John Wooden famously talked of what Duckworth calls grit in his four laws of learning. In paraphrasing Wooden, learning includes first a demonstration of and then a criticism of a model. Another correct demonstration of the model then is followed by repetition, over and over again until you achieve a depth of proficiency that shows your grit.

I found Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth valuable and worthy. I give the book a rating of 4.0-stars on a scale of one-to-five stars.

Matt – Saturday, July 13, 2019

Timothy Olyphant, Walton Goggins and Season One of ‘Justified’

The FX television series Justified (2010-2015) recently entered our viewing rotation at Matt Lynn Digital. If you haven’t yet done so, we strongly encourage you check into this series. Season one gets into the first 13-episode season, which is the focus of this review. The season itself credits the Elmore Leonard short story Fire in the Hole as an influence. Elmore James novels Pronto and Riding the Rap are additionally credited for the series, which was developed for television by Graham Yost.

Justified 2 - Timothy Olyphant as Raylan Givens, left, and Walton Goggins as Boyd Crowder(Timothy Olyphant as Raylan Givens, left, and Walton Goggins as Boyd Crowder in the FX series Justified).

The central character of this series is U.S. Deputy Marshal Raylan Givens, the central law enforcement officer forced back to his childhood home in the hill country of eastern Kentucky, specifically in Harlan. The opening scenes of the series, set in Miami, Florida, offer the audience a glimpse into a seemingly cavalier attitude that sets a tone for the series. We are introduced fairly quickly into the checkered history of the Givens and Crowder families as well as the many varieties of interpersonal relationships with lawfulness, lawlessness, and guns this involves.

Justified 3 - Joelle Carter as Ava Crowder, left, and Natalie Zea as Winona Hawkins(Joelle Carter as Ava Crowder, left, and Natalie Zea as Winona Hawkins in the FX series Justified).

Timothy Olyphant plays the fast and loose lawman Raylan Givens while Walton Goggins plays the masquerading as white supremacist criminal seeking spirituality Boyd Crowder. Raylan and Boyd dug coal together in the past. Joelle Carter plays Ava Crowder, the physically abused wife of Boyd Crowder’s brother. Ava’s husband ends up dead, breeding tension between Ava and the Crowders as her romantic inclination towards Raylan gains expression as Raylan aims to protect her. Boundaries are blurred. Meanwhile, blurry boundaries between Raylan Givens and his remarried ex-wife, Winona Hawkins as played by Natalie Zea, come into play often through the first season.

Justified 4 - Nick Searcy as Art Mullen, left, and Erica Tazel as Rachel Brooks(Nick Searcy as Art Mullen, left, and Erica Tazel as Rachel Brooks in the FX series Justified).

Nick Searcy as Art Mullen and Erica Tazel as Rachel Brooks serve the Deputy Marshals service in roles that are played fairly straight when it comes to the dramatic flair of other characters in this season. Mullen plays Raylan Givens’ boss while Brooks plays the occasional partner to Raylan. Boyd’s father Bo Crowder, as played by M.C. Gainey, and Raylan’s father Arlo, as played by Raymond J. Barry, are equal parts cantankerous, corrupt, and confounding in their own ways to their respective sons. The nature of their self-interest was priceless, entertaining for being incorrigible, and worth the effort to see.

Justified 5 - M.C. Gainey as Bo Crowder, left, and Raymond J. Barry as Arlo Givens(M.C. Gainey as Bo Crowder, left, and Raymond J. Barry as Arlo Givens in the FX series Justified).

My aim here has been to offer you a sense for what the opening season of the series Justified has to give you in terms of criminal, hillbilly behavior. The story builds from episode to episode in a way that is engaging. It is easy to see relationships between characters that are interesting for being a train wreck of entertaining in that it kept me wanting to watch. My feeling is that many of you will feel the same. My overall grade for season one of Justified is 4.5-stars on a scale of one-to-five.

Matt – Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Tom Hanks in the Steven Spielberg war film ‘Saving Private Ryan’

It has been 75-years and one-month since Operation Overlord, aka the Normandy Invasion of World War Two, occurred on June 6th, 1944. The movie Saving Private Ryan (1998) shows a highly realistic depiction of the human cost of a decisive invasion of World War Two, culminating in the central stories of a group of soldiers tasked with saving one soldier, Private James Francis Ryan, whose three brothers had died in separate battles of the same war.

Saving Private Ryan 2 - Left to Right Adam Golderg as Private Mellish, Vin Diesel as Private Caparzo, Tom Sizemore as Sergeant Horvath, and Tom Hanks as Captain Miller(Left to Right Adam Goldberg as Private Mellish, Vin Diesel as Private Caparzo, Tom Sizemore as Sergeant Horvath, and Tom Hanks as Captain Miller in the film Saving Private Ryan).

The United States Army Chief of Staff, George C. Marshall, gives the order to alleviate the grief of Private James Francis Ryan’s mother shortly after the Normandy Invasion. It is Marshall who decides to send out 8 men (Captain Miller as played by Tom Hanks and select members from 2nd Rangers). These rangers had experienced the brutality of war in advance of the mission of mercy, and it was from their reputation for capability and excellence that many of these eight rangers would give their lives in saving the bereavement of a fourth child in seeking James Francis Ryan, as portrayed by Matt Damon.

Saving Private Ryan 3 - Barry Pepper as Private Jackson, left, and Giovanni Ribisi as T-4 Medic Wade(Barry Pepper as Private Jackson, left, and Giovanni Ribisi as T-4 Medic Wade in the film Saving Private Ryan).

The mission for bringing Private Ryan home takes the 8 men through Nazi occupied territory to establish contact with Ryan’s unit, an element of the 101st Airborne Division. The war thriller of a movie brings the reality of history’s bloodiest war does a remarkable and compassionate means of bringing the humanity of the soldiers and in some cases civilians into full emotional color. The reality of broken and lost families in a time of full blown war, and the emotional toll of a mission that poses the question of what is an appropriate cost for compassion. The film hits on multiple scores in showing a breadth of human emotion in excruciating detail that resonates for me.

Saving Private Ryan 4 - Matt Damon as Private James Francis Ryan, left, and Edward Burns as Private Reiben(Matt Damon as Private James Francis Ryan, left, and Edward Burns as Private Reiben in the film Saving Private Ryan).

Matt Lynn Digital is a fan of movies produced and directed by Steven Spielberg, as was Saving Private Ryan. It is with high appreciation of the craft of this film that we recommend you see this film for its humanity, its truth, and that it steps out of the normal fare of a Steven Spielberg film while maintaining the moral compass that we appreciate in movies by this consummate maker of movies. Overall, I give Saving Private Ryan 4.5-stars on a scale of one-to-five stars.

Matt – Saturday, July 6, 2019

Norman Mailer and the novel ‘The Executioner’s Song’

The Executioner’s Song won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction as a true crime novel by Norman Mailer. Inspired by true events with fictionalized speculation to allow for a narrative storytelling of the larger tale, The Executioner’s Song relates events associated with the execution of convicted murderer Gary Gilmore by the state of Utah on January 17, 1977.

The Executioner's Song 2 - Gary Mark Gilmore(The life and death of convicted murder Gary Mark Gilmore is the primary subject of The Executioner’s Song).

The more that 1,000-pages of the true crime novelization of The Executioner’s Song used more than 15,000-pages of notes to tell the factual and speculative novelized story of criminal Gary Mark Gilmore in three main parts. The first section gets into Gilmore’s life up to and including Gilmore senselessly killing gas station Max Jensen and motel manager Bennie Bushnell in separate incidents over two days in Utah. It was after the second murder that Gilmore’s cousin Brenda Nicol led authorities to Gilmore for his apprehension. The larger tale of Brenda Nicol’s support of Gilmore fits into that first section.

The Executioner's Song 4 - Cousin Brenda Nicol, left, and romantic interest Nicole Baker(Gary Gilmore‘s cousin Brenda Nicol, left, and his romantic interest, Nicole Baker. Both are featured in The Executioner’s Song by Norman Mailer).

The second and third sections of The Executioner’s Song get into the trial for determining guilt of Gilmore and the process leading to Gilmore‘s execution. Much of the intervening period between the trial and the execution took the reader through the deliberation to execute Gilmore, along with the nature of Gilmore‘s incarceration and communication during the time leading through that period. Much of the relationship Gary Mark Gilmore had with Nicole Baker, such as it was, came through during these sections of the novelization.

The Executioner's Song 3 - Norman Mailer(Norman Mailer wrote the true crime novel The Executioner’s Song).

The necessarily reductive view into Gilmore‘s life as well as how the judicial system decided it was just to execute Gary Gilmore through firing squad were examined in broad, deep detail. I emphasize that while much of the novel is based in fact, the book includes fictionalized speculation by writer Norman Mailer in order to novelize the full store. The Pulitzer Prize for fiction was awarded because one cannot distinguish many events as fictionalized from those that were fact. Many of the characters who populated the pages of The Executioner’s Song were hard to sympathize with or like to a level that will make it hard for many to read this book. Sticking with this read to completion, owing to the lack of liking the characters, was a challenge. Getting into the genuine deliberation for how to execute criminals was, in fact, the larger interest for me.

Overall, I give The Executioner’s Song by Norman Mailer 3.25-stars on a scale of one-to-five stars.

Matt – Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Kevin Costner, Ray Liotta and the film ‘Field of Dreams’

Perhaps the best baseball movie ever made was the film Field of Dreams (1989). The film is based on the W.P. Kinsella book Shoeless Joe (book), which uses baseball romantically and metaphorically to tell a story of magic, redemption, the bond across generations through sport, and a bit of literary panache.

Field of Dreams 2 - Left to right - Ray Liotta as Shoeless Joe Jackson, James Earl Jones as Terrence Mann, Kevin Kostner as Ray Kinsella, and Amy Madigan as Annie Kinsella(Ray Liotta as Shoeless Joe Jackson, James Earl Jones as Terence Mann, Kevin Kostner as Ray Kinsella, and Amy Madigan as Annie Kinsella in Field of Dreams).

The movie itself begins in an Iowa cornfield where Ray Kinsella, as portrayed by Kevin Kostner, hears the first of three messages. That message “Build it, and he will come” convinces Ray, with the agreement of his wife Annie Kinsella (Amy Madigan) to build a baseball field. The second message is “Ease his pain.” The third message is “Go the distance.” It is after Ray plows under a portion of his cornfield for the first voice that long deceased Shoeless Joe Jackson, as portrayed by Ray Liotta, appears in the field.

Field of Dreams 3 - Timothy Busfield as Mark, left, and Gaby Hoffmann as Karin Kinsella(Timothy Busfield as Mark, left, and Gaby Hoffmann as Karin Kinsella in Field of Dreams).

The magic of seeing a personal hero, as well as a hero of his father, inspires Ray and Annie to pursue the crazy notion that allowed them to plow under their corn and risk foreclosure on their farm. Annie’s brother-in-law Mark, as portrayed by Timothy Busfield, plays the heavy in Field of Dreams by being the loudest voice of facing reality against any concepts of dreams, redemption, or the romance of baseball. Shoeless Joe author W.P. Kinsella would have liked to see the character Mark drawn as a more forceful character in the movie. The sweetness of Mark’s niece Karin Kinsella, Ray and Annie’s daughter as portrayed by Gaby Hoffman, helps bring the movie’s conflict to a satisfactory resolution.

Field of Dreams 5 - W.P. Kinsella, left, and J.D. Salinger(W.P. Kinsella, the author of Shoeless Joe, left, and J.D. Salinger).

The second voiced message Ray Kinsella hears is “Ease his pain.” This leads Ray to a baseball game with the fictionalized Terence Mann, as portrayed by James Earl Jones. The book called upon the Terence Mann character to be J.D. Salinger, known for The Catcher in the Rye and other writings. Ray Kinsella accosts Mann, kidnapping him to a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston. As this Mental Floss article about Field of Dreams confirms, the movie’s portrayal of Mann getting kidnapped to a game was intended to be Salinger getting kidnapped by a fictional character, Ray Kinsella, he had created.

Field of Dreams 4 - Burt Lancaster as Dr. Archibald 'Moonlight' Graham, left, and Frank Whaley as Archie Graham(Burt Lancaster as Dr. Archibald ‘Moonlight’ Graham, left, and Frank Whaley as Archie Graham in Field of Dreams).

It was at that Oakland Athletics versus Boston Red Sox game at Fenway Park where Mann and Ray Kinsella learn about Dr. Archibald ‘Moonlight’ Graham along with the third message, “Go the Distance.” Going the distance means Mann and Kinsella traveling to Chisholm, Minnesota. Burt Lancaster portrays the older Dr. Archibald ‘Moonlight’ Graham, whereas the younger Archie Graham as portrayed by Frank Whaley travels with Mann and Kinsella back to Iowa. Much magic existed among Ray Kinsella, ‘Moonlight’ Graham, Terence Mann, and Shoeless Joe Jackson. I give Field of Dreams 4.25-stars on a scale of one-to-five for romanticizing baseball, the speech by Mann, a saved mortgage and farm for the Kinsella family, telling the core of the Shoeless Joe Jackson story, and offering a redemption tale between father and son. For that redemption tale, I offer you a watching of the movie.

Matt – Saturday, June 29, 2019

Alexa Davalo, Rufus Sewell and Season One of ‘The Man in the High Castle’

While late to the show we review here, Matt Lynn Digital has taken a step into the television genre of alternate history. With the edgy quality of fictionalizing a different conclusion to World War Two, the Prime Original Series The Man in the High Castle (2015— ) started in 2015 with a 10-episode season where the Axis Powers had won the war, and Imperial Japan and Nazi Germany rule over the former United States in the year 1962. A fourth season will be released soon, so take a ride with us as we review the show’s first season.

High Castle 2 - Carsten Norgaard as Rudolph Wegener, sitting, and Rufus Sewell as Obergruppenführer John Smith, standing (Carsten Norgaard as Rudolph Wegener, sitting, and Rufus Sewell as Obergruppenführer John Smith, standing, in season one of The Man in the High Castle).

Executive producer Ridley Scott joined the series based on the 1962 Phillip K. Dick book of the same name. Nazi Germany controls roughly the eastern forty percent of the former United States,  with Obergruppenführer John Smith (Rufus Sewell) and Rudolph Wegener (Carsten Norgaard) holding significant power of governance. Loyalty and allegiance to Nazi German rule guides their thinking, though the characters take different approaches to their individual circumstances through the course of season one.

High Castle 5 - Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa as Nobusuke Tagomi, left, and Joel de la Fuente as Inspector Kido(Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa as Nobusuke Tagomi, left, and Joel de la Fuente as Inspector Kido in season one of The Man in the High Castle).

Imperial Japan controls roughly the western forty percent of the former United States,  with trade minister Nobusuke Tagomi (Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa) and Inspector Kido (Joel de la Fuente) holding significant power of governance in the west. Service to the empire and differing interpretations of the course of service guide their worldviews. Like with their Nazi German counterparts, the individual circumstances of each guides their interactions through the course of season one.

High Castle 4 - Luke Kleintank as Joe Blake, and Alexa Davalos as Juliana Crain(Luke Kleintank as Joe Blake, left, and Alexa Davalos as Juliana Crain in season one of The Man in the High Castle).

At the highest level, intrigue exists in season one between clandestine elements seeking to fight the occupying powers in North America. Meanwhile, a plot is employed between the German and Japanese powers to gain control of North America. Juliana Crain (Alexa Davalos) spends part of season one deciding the right way to fight the occupying powers, which gets into the notion of transporting propaganda films for the proverbial man in the high castle. Joe Blake (Luke Kleintank), clearly under the influence of Nazi leader Obergruppenführer John Smith, spends much of season one examining his convictions while acting with less external boldness than Juliana Crain.

High Castle 3 - DJ Qualls as Ed McCarthy, left, and Rupert Evans as Frank Frink(DJ Qualls as Ed McCarthy, left, and Rupert Evans as Frank Frink in season one of The Man in the High Castle).

Juliana Crain, meanwhile, aims to reconcile her feelings for Frank Frink (Rupert Evans). Frank has trouble with the bold actions of Juliana, yet takes clear action from the fight again occupation that is equally bold. Ed McCarthy (DJ Qualls) takes a cautious view of fighting the occupying force through season one. Something that works well with season one is the successful execution of story and character in wanting to invest in the larger stories of the above characters through the first season. Story pacing and logic worked well with season one of The Man in the High Castle, which prompts me to invest in future seasons as well.

The fourth and final season will drop in the fall of 2019. My overall grade for season one of The Man in the High Castle is 4.25-stars on a scale of one-to-five.

Matt – Wednesday, June 26, 2019