The Looming Tower's tense "Y2K" is appropriately anticlimactic 

There are upsides and downsides to the smart storytelling choices made in “Y2K,” the fifth episode of a series that’s thus far had plenty of the former and a few of the latter. That’s a rough distribution that remains true in this hour. The upsides are plentiful. At least one of the downsides, however, is a doozy, and…

On The Late Show, pissed-off actor Jeff Daniels talks about playing a pissed-off FBI agent in The Looming Tower

In the new Hulu series, The Looming Tower, about the intelligence community’s scrambling efforts to predict and prevent the terrorist attacks of 9/11, Jeff Daniels plays real-life FBI agent John O’Neil. A dedicated man as convinced of Osama Bin Laden’s ill intentions as he is that the interdepartmental infighting…

Tension and terrific performances emerge as The Looming Tower finds its rhythm

Early into the run of The Looming Tower, it’s easy to wish that someone could whisper into the ear of this series (or, since shows don’t have ears, into the ears of the people making it). You could lean in and whisper, “hey, The Looming Tower, you’re doing great! You don’t have to try so hard.” That, perhaps, might…

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