Alias - Season 1 details
|Starring:||Michael Vartan, Victor Garber, Kevin Weisman, Jennifer Garner, Quentin Tarantino, Bradley Cooper, Ron Rifkin, Roger Moore, John Hannah|
|Directors:||Ken Olin, J.J. Abrams, Mikael Salomon|
|Genres:||Action/Adventure, Television, Thriller|
|Studio:||WALT DISNEY STUDIOS HOME ENTERTAINMENT|
|Collections:||100 Feisty Females|
Alias - Season 1 - Disc 1
|15 Disc 1|
Alias - Season 1 - Disc 2
|15 Disc 2|
Alias - Season 1 - Disc 3
|15 Disc 3|
Alias - Season 1 - Disc 4
|15 Disc 4|
Alias - Season 1 - Disc 5
|15 Disc 5|
Alias - Season 1 - Disc 6
|15 Disc 6|
|Rental release:||29 Sep 2003|
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An excellent spy seriesBy Andrew from London , 05 Mar 2004
[Highly rated reviewer]I was unsure about this series at first; there was no doubt it had an engaging plot right from the start and the characters were all well played and the dialogue well written. However it also had a very banal side to it, comprised of the main character's (Sydney Bristow) social circle, who unaware of Sydney's true identity as a CIA agent live out their ordinary lives involved in such mundane activities as school, gossip, weddings, and affairs. There is a stark contrast between the secretive highly dangerous life Sydney leads as an undercover agent, to that of her 'home' life when not on a mission, when we are subjected to the trivial details of her friends social lives. I can only imagine that this was created in order to appeal to a wider audience; those that enjoy spy thrillers, and to those that enjoy soap operas.
Fortunately for the show the good outweighs the bad by a large degree. The action and suspense is brutal and realistic, the plots are convoluted and will keep you guessing all the way. And certainly by disc 4 onwards it seems the writers have a better understanding of their characters and the overall storyline, as things begin to get very interesting and the more mundane characters and aspects of the show thankfully take a back seat.
The primary characters are excellent in each of their roles, and certainly one of the best is Sydney's enstranged father, a cynical verteran CIA agent who keeps everyone at arms length yet obviously is desperate to strengthen ties with his now grown-up daughter. I can only imagine that the 2nd series will get even better.
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Fantastic Spy Caper !!!By a customer from Bradford , 17 May 2009I was genuinally surprised on how good this series was as I had never heard of it prior to a recommendation from a friend. The whole series builds up episode by episode and tells a fascinating story of an agent who becomes involved in a complex web of deceit, intrigue and survival. There is wonderful character development for all the characters and it runs at a brisk pace hardly letting you catch your breath.
Alias - Season 1By LCBATH (12 reviews) from Bath , 15 Apr 2009
THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS Show review anywayHideTHIS WAS BRILLIANT COULD NOT STOP WATCHING THEM. KEEPS YOU INTERESTED THE WHOLE TIME, JUST STARTED SERIES 2 AND IT SEEMS THE SAME
'Alias - Season 1'By thephantomreviewer (14 reviews) from London , 26 Feb 2009i never got to see this on sky when it came out but i have seen it advitised in the shops i have offten picked it up then put it back down again .when i saw it on love film i thought i would see what all the fuss was all about well its worth watching if you like secret agents twist and turns trills and spills plus lots of gess work whos working for who ? but you need to stick with it so sit down and enjoy the ride its a blast
alias season1By poinklady (1 review) from Rhayader , 25 Feb 2009realy good cant wait to watch the rest of the series
disapointedBy a customer from west yorkshire , 21 Feb 2009was not enjoying Alias, did not capture me as much as 24 series