Dominion: Syfy’s Newest Post-Apocalyptic Show Takes Wing


Take Supernatural, Battlestar Galactica, Terminator, and blend well with Judeo-Christian iconography, and you’ve got the makings of SyFy’s new show, Dominion.

Based 25 years after the near-destruction of humanity at the hands of the lower-ranking angels of Heaven and the Archangel Gabriel, Dominion has hefty mythology to work through for viewers. Given it’s a continuation of a movie with generally negative critical reviews (“Legion,” released in January 2010), Dominion has a lot to accomplish as it gets its legs under it.

Don’t let yourself be scared off, though—if shows drawing from B-Movies as their premise were summarily dismissed, where would the Whedonverse be? Can Dominion do what Buffy the Vampire Slayer did and build a rich, sustainable storyline out of an admittedly campy flick? The jury’s still out, but here’s my spoiler-lite take on what works for the fledgling show, and what we still need to see, after viewing the first three episodes.

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Posted on July 6, 2014, in Articles, Commentary/Reviews. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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