As a fan of science fiction films, I often feel that originality within the movie industry can be at a disappointing low. Whether we are presented with remake after remake, or ideas that just seem so far fetched that they almost belong in the comedy category of our Netflix account, science fiction pictures can at times be tough to pass off as great films.
No time is wasted between cases as the newly formed unorthodox task force has another deadly Alcatraz inmate reappear.
"On March 21st 1963 Alcatraz was officially closed due to rising costs and decrepit facilities. All the prisoners were transferred off the island... only that's not what happened. Not at all." – Emerson Hauser
Those are the ominous opening words spoken by actor Sam Neill (Jurassic Park) as Hauser introducing this new series on FOX, Alcatraz.