Murder plot ✅
Repetitive jazzy score ✅
Basic existential musings ✅
Goes down easy every time 🥃
Beautifully crafted but I just could not bring myself to give a shit. It does have some great scenes and Villeneuve is a master at immersive world-building on such a monumental scale, but overall just found myself becoming less and less interested as it exhaustingly trudged along and then a little relieved when the credits appeared. I think this is mainly due to a complete lack of care about the people who populate the story. Paul is going through some…
Many feelings about this incendiary show.
On the one hand, it explored consent in a way I've never seen done. It tackled the issue from all angles, exploring the complexity of power dynamics and the subtlety of abuse. I was seriously impressed by the depiction of a lot of the scenarios and the questions Coel was able to raise. In particular, the Theo episode was fascinating. A complete non-sequitur that raises so many questions about what it even means to…