WestWorld S3, or: A Thorough Catalogue of Every Common Hollywood Error Turning Genius Into Amateurish Failure By Way Of Money, Success & Sequels, or: Form Over Function Always Fails

*Spoilers* I’m not going to spend a lot of breath on this one, largely because I just don’t get a lot of enjoyment out of tearing things down. I know they spent literally millions of dollars on it, and they probably had legit dreams and incredibly talented artists galore, but the honest truth is thatContinue reading “WestWorld S3, or: A Thorough Catalogue of Every Common Hollywood Error Turning Genius Into Amateurish Failure By Way Of Money, Success & Sequels, or: Form Over Function Always Fails”

The New Pope – A Brief Deconstruction

Rating: 9 *Spoilers* You will come to me and you will tell me all the suffering in the world and I will say to you, they are all hysterias of love. John Paul III Finishing The New Pope, having come across it on a Malkovich-inspired whim without any hype or preconception, we haven’t yet seenContinue reading “The New Pope – A Brief Deconstruction”

DNF & WTF List 2/20

HBO’s Watchmen – DNF Despite some originality, Watchmen too often descends into formulaic cop show storylines, and I started tuning out sometime in the 2nd episode. It made for enjoyable background entertainment, for a day of writing, but honestly in the end it was more frustrating than rewarding, to me. Reznor & Ross provide aContinue reading “DNF & WTF List 2/20”

Westworld

Season 3 Preview – 1 & 2 Refresh *Season 1 & 2 Spoiler Warning* I had searched everywhere for my love, except the other side of death. – Akecheta Roll the piano tribute to Nirvana’s Heart Shaped Box, our old Lakota brave walking the glass halls of the underground Mesa, Dante as a time travelerContinue reading “Westworld”