The Man in the High Castle (2015)  imdb rss

A glimpse into an alternate history of America. What life after WWII may have been like if the Nazi's had won the war.

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The Man in the High Castle: I do believe my father wants what’s best, but this can’t be the way.  Books Included   Season 2 (Full Season)

We continue to move far from the plot of the book, keeping only the Ally loss, a trifurcated America, and some surnames, but the exploration of alternate timelines, racial complexities, and genetic impurity grows increasingly complex in a delightfully Dicksonian fashion. The current timeline crucially depends on a fundamental misreading of a documentary film (fake news?), which seems to karmically doom almost any critical reading of the series thus far (all reading is misreading), or even any comparison to Dick's book.
posted by Stanczyk on Dec 29, 2016 at 9:16 PM - 29 comments

The Man in the High Castle: The New Normal  Season 1, Episode 5

Juliana returns home, only to discover new clues that lead her closer to unraveling the mystery behind the films. Meanwhile, Joe faces a tough debriefing upon his return home. Kido begins his investigation into the events surrounding the Crown Prince's speech, while Tagomi and Wegener make a last-ditch attempt to complete their mission. [more inside]
posted by Happy Dave on Dec 14, 2015 at 1:06 PM - 4 comments

The Man in the High Castle: Revelations  Season 1, Episode 4

Joe is increasingly torn between duty and his growing feelings for Juliana. While Ed tries to stop Frank from making an irrevocable decision, Smith's investigation is interrupted when he has trouble with his witness, and Tagomi's plan goes awry as events take a dramatic turn at the Crown Prince's speech.
posted by Happy Dave on Dec 7, 2015 at 12:41 PM - 6 comments

The Man in the High Castle: The Illustrated Woman  Season 1, Episode 3

Joe and Juliana must act quickly as a vicious bounty hunter known as The Marshal arrives in Canon City. Tagomi makes plans with Wegener to pass valuable secrets from the Reich, and Frank plots his revenge against the Japanese. [more inside]
posted by Happy Dave on Dec 2, 2015 at 5:40 AM - 7 comments

The Man in the High Castle: General Discussion, including the book  Books Included   Season 1 (Full Season)

A glimpse into an alternate history of North America. What life after WWII may have been like if the Nazis had won the war. This thread can include spoilers from the Phillip K. Dick novel that inspired the series.
posted by Happy Dave on Nov 23, 2015 at 1:48 PM - 35 comments

The Man in the High Castle: Sunrise  Season 1, Episode 2

Frank's fate hangs in the balance as he is held captive by the Kempeitai. Meanwhile, Juliana makes contact with a mysterious man who gives her a clue about the films, and Obergruppenführer Smith is surprised by an unfortunate turn of events.
posted by Happy Dave on Nov 23, 2015 at 1:27 PM - 16 comments

The Man in the High Castle: The New World  Season 1, Episode 1

Amazon Pilot (2015): An adaptation of the Philip K. Dick novel, this one-hour show drops the viewer into an alternate world where Germany and Japan have won WWII and partitioned the U.S. A man named Joe joins the resistance in Nazi-controlled New York and sets off in a truck for the neutral zone, a DMZ in the Rockies between the two sides, which seem to be in a state of fragile detente. In Japanese-held San Francisco, a woman chances onto a reel of film that sends her also toward Canon City, Colorado.
posted by computech_apolloniajames on Jan 17, 2015 at 2:36 PM - 31 comments