Links: Killjoys reviews


From Whitney Matheson of the Hollywood Reporter:

‘Killjoys’: TV Review
Tell sci-fi fans there’s a TV series about intergalactic bounty hunters, and chances are they’ll leap for the remote. Despite its tantalizing premise, however, Killjoys isn’t the space drama we’ve been looking for. Continue reading.

From Merrill Barr of Forbes:

‘Killjoys’ Review: Sci-Fi Fun With Nothing Else To Offer
All of that description is essentially the problem with a show like Killjoys. Its pilot has to take so much time setting up and explaining the rules of its world that very little’s actually devoted to diving into the characters themselves, and their dynamics. Continue reading.

From Tony Wong of the Toronto Star:

What if Boba Fett had a TV show? Killjoys is the answer
As pure escapism, it works. The action scenes are muscular, and the dynamic between the characters played by Canadians Aaron Ashmore (Smallville) and Luke Macfarlane (Brothers & Sisters) with the show’s star Hannah John-Kamen (Viva Forever) makes you think the Millennium Falcon never left orbit. Continue reading.

From Bill Harris of Postmedia Network:

‘Killjoys’ star Hannah John-Kamen serves up outer space justice
Nothing feels alien about Killjoys. And star Hannah John-Kamen likes it that way. She thinks focusing exclusively on human beings in the future actually makes Killjoys more frightening. Continue reading.

From Toni Ruberto of the Buffalo News:

Syfy’s Killjoys: Fun in a new world
The Syfy channel’s original programming – scripted series, creative reality competitions and those crazy movies – have never been known for their restraint. The network’s newest original series, “Killjoys,” premiering at 9 p.m. Friday, never got that memo and in this case, it’s a good thing. Continue reading.