I wasn’t optimistic that the second season of The OA could give me everything that I liked about the first season without just repeating it; which I would have likely enjoyed but eventually grow to dislike. Instead Zal Batmanglij and Brit Marling doubled down on the weirdness, while expanding the story in new and interesting […]
I enjoyed Get Out, the introduction of Jordan Peele as a director. While it was a confident debut, it was also somewhat derivative. Us is another matter entirely. It possesses the same confidence of Peele’s debut, but moves with an elan bordering on bravado because let’s be clear, Us is more complex and that it […]
I’ve read that Netflix alters the episode order of Love, Death + Robots based upon the viewing habits of the particular subscriber. Annnnd…who cares? All Netflix likely knows about me is what I actually watch so if they’re tailoring the order of episodes due to what they perceive as my preferences, who cares (especially when […]
Ice Age is a pretty good episode, though I think I’ve seen it somewhere before. It’s well done, but the conceit is hardly an original one. It’s also the first, and likely the only, episode of the series that uses primarily live action and it’s a welcome change.
It’s not easy to make anything revolving around Hitler funny. That’s likely because Hitler is a murderous genocidal psychopath. It’s also why you either know what you’re doing, or you just leave it alone. And I wish the directors of Alternate Histories had done just that because it’s only intermittently interesting/funny (and much of that […]
Blindspot is a fun, engaging episode of Love, Death + Robots. It’s not particularly deep but then again not every episode needs to be (I would go out of my gourd if every episode were a Zima Blue).
Looking at the latest trailer for John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum all I can see is just a lot of stylized violence. That’s not a bad thing in and of itself though that rings hollow after a time. Keanu Reeves is less than a terrible actor than a monochromatic one. There’re no shades to […]