Following: The Third and Final Season (2015/Warner Blu-ray Set)
B+ Sound: B+ Extras: B Episodes: B-
Bacon returns for the final season of The Following, the
thought provoking and intense crime mystery series. In the same vein
of shows like HBO's True Detective (reviewed elsewhere on this
site), Bacon stars as Former FBI agent Ryan Hardy, who attempts to
recapture serial killer Joe Carroll (played by James Purefoy)
following the latter's escape from prison. Hardy soon discovers that
the charismatic Carroll has surrounded himself with a group of
like-minded individuals (which he met while teaching and while in
prison), and turned them into a cult of fanatical killers.
place a year after Season 2, this season starts with Joe
Caroll is on Death Row facing execution. Ryan is attempting to move
on with his life and is in a relationship with a woman named Gwen.
When the FBI discover three bodies in a hotel room with a message
that says 'Ryan Hardy Lies', he learns that Mark Gray has re-emerged.
Concerned for Gwen's safety, Ryan attempts to break off their
relationship but she refuses. They learn that Mark now has followers
and that they are recreating the scenes in which Mark's family
members were killed. The plot thickens as the strange cult ups the
ante and threatens Ryan until the grisly truth is finally uncovered.
Three includes the episodes New Blood, Boxed In, Exposed,
Home, A Hostile Witness, Reunion, The Hunt, Flesh and Blood, Kill the
Messenger, Evermore, Demons, The Edge, A Simple Trade, and the
final episode entitled The Reckoning.
in 1080p high definition with a widescreen aspect ratio of 1.78:1 and
an impressive, lossless DTS-HD MA (Master Audio) 5.1 track, The
Following looks and sounds incredible on Blu-ray disc, beating
out its original broadcast by miles. Lossy French and Spanish Dolby
Digital 5.1 tracks are on the disc as well and an Ultraviolet copy
included in the release if you like to watch movies on the go.
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Following is a pretty cool show dealing with an out of control
cult and the cops who try to stop them Kevin Bacon gives a great
performance and I am kinda sad to see this go so soon. All three
seasons are available on Blu-ray individually and also combined
together in a box set.
James Harland Lockhart V