It's been a while since I wrote about films, because honestly, it is often hard to find something original and good. When it comes to Netflix, they can bring the good and bad, and I was pleased that they producing new episodes of Black Mirror. I've talked about Black Mirror before, and its first two seasons were just great, but their final two not so much. Like other … [Read more...] about You need to get on Netflix and Watch Black Mirror’s Bandersnatch, and then explain the many endings!
I feel bad criticizing Matt Groening's work, the man who gave us such wonderful shows like The Simpsons and Futurama really made the last two decades. I have a theory that eventually artists lose their creative streak, or at least go into some kind of downward slide. I mean, just compare Spielberg's Raiders of the Lost Ark with Ready Player One. The former is a game-changing … [Read more...] about 10 Reasons that I am Disenchanted by Matt Groening’s Disenchantment
So far, Marvel's Cinematic Universe (MCU) seems to be getting better, as they have been taking ideas that seem weak like Ant-Man or Black Panther and milking billions out of them. A few years ago, when Daredevil hit Netflix, it was proof that this more mature and darker branch of the MCU could be just as successful. Daredevil's Season 1 was a huge hit, and Jessica … [Read more...] about Does Jessica Jones Season 2 Just Suck? (Spoilers Ahead)
The thing about science-fiction epics on television is that it is starting to be done more successfully, but this is only a recent development. It was a quarter-century ago when Babylon 5 was released, an epic science-fiction series that had a definite beginning and end in mind. It lasted five years, but it was a gamble back then as TV audiences were not very committed to … [Read more...] about Final Space and the Difficulty of Science Fiction Epics
It is difficult to be a new fall TV show on the networks, as your lifespan is not going to be long, statistically speaking. Television has changed a lot in the past decade, and how we view it online has affected how shows are marketed and distributed. Most shows rely on being a hit from the get-go, such as last season's incredibly popular This is Us. However, some shows, … [Read more...] about The Good Place Season 2 Release Date, and Why Does It Have One?