In Review: Showtime's Homeland Spies a Stirring New Take on the War Hero

Beginning immediately yet coincidentally in the aftermath of the 9/11 terror attacks, 24 for years played with the idea of new atrocities being committed on U.S. soil. And while that Fox thriller at times put an American (if not downright presidential) face on the architects of such treason, Showtime’s Homeland compellingly boils the drama down to this: What if a celebrated American war hero was in fact our country’s next big threat? What if a jihad was led by one of us? Read More