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20/02/2014 :  - HAVEN, THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASON

HAVEN, THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASON

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20/02/2014, Didier BECU

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Fifteen years ago Stephen King was the absolute king of horror, but today it looks like he lost his crown. That's of course something he has to blame himself for as even if he wasn't involved that much, his name appeared on posters from dreadful movies. In those days King simply sold well. Due to the high dose of crap, people now just shrug their shoulders when a new King-product comes out.


An exception to the rule might be Haven. Not that this science fiction-series belongs to the top, at least it reminds us of the old King-days. Don't let it put you off that this series comes from the Syfy-stable: the television channel that's specialised in (mostly) pulp. In the meantime in the Benelux E1 has released the third season and fans can sleep on both ears as this season has the same level as the previous ones. 


The series is based on Stephen King's The Colorado Kid. In coast town Haven mysterious things happen and everything seems to be connected with female FBI-agent Audrey Parker (Emily Rose). Along with locals Nathan Wuornos (Lucas Bryant) and Duke Crocker (Eric Balfour), she's involved in a journey in where she's mainly looking for herself.


Did someone mention The X-Files? Why not, because if you don’t count the fact that the scripts aren’t that bright and the acting from Emily Rose never tops the one from Gillian Anderson, you can make a comparison. Nice for King-fans is also the fact that you can see lots of characters (sometimes with a different name) from characters from other stories.


Haven is perfect television fodder for scifi-fans who like everything. Those who set their standards a bit higher probably will put this one among the big heap.


The third season from Haven is now out on Entertainment 1, on both DVD and Blu-ray.

Didier BECU
20/02/2014


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Pakweg vijftien jaar geleden was Stephen King nog een klinkende naam, maar ondertussen heeft de horrorkoning toch heel wat van zijn pluimen verloren. Dat is natuurlijk deels zijn eigen schuld, want overdaad schaadt nu eenmaal. Zelfs indien de schrijver in feite weinig of niets met een verfilming had te maken verscheen zijn naam desalniettemin in dikke letters op de affiche. King verkocht, tot op het moment dat de kijker zich door de vele rommel bekocht voelde en zijn schouders ging ophalen toen er alweer een nieuw "King-product" op de markt verscheen.


Een uitzondering op de regel is misschien Haven. Niet dat deze sciencefictionreeks nu meteen tot de top behoort, maar het roept op zijn minst herinneringen op aan Kings hoogdagen. Laat je vooral niet afschrikken door het feit dat deze serie uit de SyFy-stal komt, de Amerikaanse pulpzender die vooral bekend staat om zijn gedrochten. Ondertussen is men in de Benelux aan het derde seizoen aanbelandt, en fans van de reeks mogen gerust zijn: dit seizoen haalt hetzelfde niveau van zijn voorgangers.


De serie is losjes gebaseerd op The Colorado Kid en speelt zich af in het kuststadje Haven waar allerlei mysterieuze verschijningen plaatsvinden. Centraal staat FBI agente Audrey Parker (Emily Rose) die op één of andere wijze iets met deze mysteries heeft te maken. In de zoektocht naar vooral haarzelf krijgt de knappe vrouw de hulp van Nathan Wuornos (Lucas Bryant) en Duke Crocker (Eric Balfour).


Fluisterde daar iemand de naam van The X-Files? Waarom niet, als je er rekening mee houdt dat de acteerprestaties van een heel minder allooi zijn (Emily Rose is tot op heden nog geen Gillian Anderson) en de scenario’s minder spitsvondig zijn, dan kun je die vergelijking inderdaad wel maken. Ook leuk voor de King-fans is dat er ook geregeld personages (soms met een andere naam) uit andere verhalen opduiken.


Haven is ideaal televisievoer voor scifi-veelvreters. Wie echter zijn eisen hoog stelt zal dit seizoen bij de grote massa leggen.


Het derde seizoen van Haven is nu beschikbaar op Entertainment 1, zowel op dvd als Blu-ray.

 

Didier BECU
20/02/2014


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