Star Trek Into Darkness
James E. Laczkowski
24: Redemption amounted to: a sweaty, very extended and occasionally rather soupy trailer for the new series that begins in January.
Redemption does set some nice, bouncy balls rolling for January.
| Original Score: B-
Redemption didn't so much whet my appetite for the show's full-time return in January as it did remind me of the many problems I had with it the last time it was on the air.
Sutherland plays an appealing and reluctant hero, as he saves a group of African children targeted for kidnapping by the militia
Welcome back, Jack.
Redemption is at its best when it focuses on action, not the after-action reports, and its best is awfully good.
| Original Score: 4/5
The true purpose of Redemption seems to be an introduction to the new characters and the situation in Sangala -- and that's not a bad thing at all.
| Original Score: 7.5/10