TV Club: The search for a new film highlights a suspenseful Man In The High Castle

It would be a stretch to claim that “End Of The World” fixes all of the problems that have plagued this first season of The Man In The High Castle, but at least it’s an episode that manages to generate some suspense from its story developments, which is more than can be said for too many of its predecessors. There‘s a new film in San Francisco, as you may have heard (and if you somehow missed it, that piece of information is repeated at least a half-dozen more times in the opening scenes), and everyone wants to get their hands on it. That quest gives the episode a clock and a narrative drive that has too often been lacking.

The show still has an unfortunate tendency to suggest that this world is populated by about a dozen people who all know each other, and that crops up again …

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