In an era dominated by superhero flicks and shows comes Alphas, an original Syfy show about a small investigative agency that employs individuals with superpowers and is guided by a wise, old doctor. It sounds a little familiar, right? Perhaps, one could even say it sounds a bit like X-Men.
The thing about the so-called “found footage” sub-genre of horror is that you invariably know where the story is going before you begin. It’s not called the “willfully-submitted-after-being-rescued-alive-and-well footage” sub-genre after all.