Amazon Prime Video’s newest series, Homecoming, is a unique kind of thriller. Adapted from a cult podcast hit that already boasted a star-studded cast (including Oscar Isaac, Catherine Keener and David Schwimmer) – the show plays with the typical TV formula by keeping the majority of the twist-filled episodes to a lean half-hour run time, while still aiming for a cinematic feel thanks to elaborate one-shots and Hitchcockian framing.
Executive produced and directed by Mr. Robot creator Sam Esmail, the show stars Julia Roberts in her first TV role, alongside Bobby Cannavale, Stephan James, Sissy Spacek and Shea Whigham. Roberts stars as Heidi Bergman, a caseworker at the Homecoming Transitional Support Center, a Geist Group facility helping soldiers transition back to civilian life. Walter Cruz (James) is one of these soldiers, eager to begin the next phase of his life. Overseeing Heidi and the facility is Colin Belfast (Cannavale), an ambitious company man whose manic demands point to questionable motives.
Source:: IGN -Reviews