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Apple TV+ ‘Silo’ Episode 9 Review - Chasing Truths and Forming Alliances

The episode follows Jules as she escapes from pursuit, discovers shocking truths, and forms unlikely alliances in the aftermath of a thrilling chase.

Anjali Sharma - Fri, 23 Jun 2023 07:08:45 +0100 3265 Views
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Warning: Spoilers for Silo Episode 9


In the aftermath of the exhilarating chase from the previous episode, episode 9 of Silo, 'The Getaway,' plunges us into the immediate consequences of Jules' daring escape. As she evades Sims and his officers, the stakes rise and tensions run high. Meanwhile, Bernard seethes with anger at Jules' elusiveness, while Paul grapples with the accusation that he let her slip away.


Amidst the chaos, Paul finds himself in a heated argument with his concerned wife, who insists that he should reveal his Syndrome to Judicial, aware of the challenges he may face as the acting Sheriff. In a different corner, Sims resorts to coercion, attempting to extract information about Jules' whereabouts from her unsuspecting father. However, the old man remains oblivious to his daughter's location.


In a brilliant display of quick thinking, Jules finds an unexpected refuge in Sims' own apartment. She swiftly restrains Sims' wife and gains access to the relic hard drive, plugging it into a computer with elevated privileges. Just as she is about to uncover a video recorded by George, Sims' wife, having freed herself, offers a warning instead of apprehending Jules. Time is of the essence as Sims and his raiders rush to the scene.


Meanwhile, Paul clandestinely enters Jules' apartment and stumbles upon the relic travel magazine. Overwhelmed by emotion, he witnesses the forbidden images of life beyond the Silo, deliberately concealed by the higher-ups. In a moment of defiance against the Pact, Paul chooses to set the relic ablaze instead of delivering it to Judicial, signifying a potential alliance with Jules and her pursuit of the truth.


Seeking refuge with Patrick and his tech-savvy comrade, Jules resumes her investigation by connecting the hard drive. There, she discovers a heartfelt video message from George, confessing his profound love for her. However, there is little time for contemplation as she focuses on the task at hand.


Following George's instructions, she opens a specific file on the hard drive, unveiling a shocking revelation—a video of someone sent out to Clean. Jules, Patrick, and the nerdy genius are left astounded when they witness the deceit behind the cafeteria's toxic world display. The reality outside the silo is not desolate and deadly; it is breathtakingly beautiful.


Among the highlights of this episode is Rebecca Ferguson's compelling portrayal, particularly in the poignant scene where she watches George's heartfelt message, skillfully concealing her tears. The constant cat-and-mouse chase provides an enthralling thrill, while the unraveling of familial dynamics adds depth to the narrative.


Notably, the confrontation between Sims and his family showcases heartfelt concern, fostering moments of warmth and bonding. Additionally, the twist of Paul, the embodiment of the Pact's knowledge, finally defying its rules in pursuit of truth, adds a captivating layer to the story.


While the integration of the theme score in various forms for different scenes can be impactful, it could benefit from more variation. Particularly during the tense chase sequences, a wider musical range would enhance the overall experience.


As 'The Getaway' unfolds, Silo delves deeper into a riveting web of deception, pushing its characters to their limits. The episode leaves us eagerly anticipating the next installment, as the quest for truth escalates and the boundaries of the Silo are challenged.


Final Score- [9/10]
Premiere Date: June 23, 2023, on Apple TV+

 

 

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