REVIEW: LOS AMERICANS Showcases Dream Ensemble: Lupe Ontiveros, Esai Morales, Raymond Cruz & Yvonne Delarosa

Web Series: LOS AMERICANS

For fans of...: Telenovelas; PARENTHOOD; Lupe Ontiveros, Esai Morales, Raymond Cruz or Yvonne Delarosa

What it is: An affluent Mexican American family overcomes obstacles.

What's good: Looks TV ready. Cast so strong (and famous) it had us doing doubletakes—more acting experience then most new television dramas. Fresh take on the American family.

What's great: Very real yet very dramatic. Character and plot reign over gimmicks and sentimentality. Manages to educate us about common contemporary struggles in a gripping and natural way. With every episode, we felt something and we learned something.

What could be better: Sound is uneven and occasionally distracting. First episode may be too expository.

Addictive like...: Bottles of Cuervo—neat

Grade: A-

Review based on: Episodes 1-4

See for yourself!
- Official Website - pic.tv/losamericans
- LOS AMERICANS on YouTube

Kevin Mulcahy Jr. is a staff contributor at welovesoaps.com writing theater and web series reviews as well as other in-depth features. To contact Kevin, email kevin@welovesoaps.com.

3 comments:

  1. I love LOS AMERICANS! It is another great web series from One Economy Corporation and Pic.tv! Great acting. It should definitely be on TV.
    I also love their web series "DIARY OF A SINGLE MOM."

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  2. Los Americans is a great series. I applaud the creators, actors, and crew for delivering such a fine show.

    The quality of each episode is the same as what one would find on primetime TV. PIC.tv should be applauded for another successful venture following Diary of a Single Mom and 9nine. I wish more people knew about this show.

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  3. This is one of my new favorite series and it's on the web! It is just all around one of the best shows I have seen in a very long time. The acting is superb, especially by the two leads, Esai Morales and Yvonne Delarosa. This is the new American TV family that needs to be seen on a network!

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