The trailer for Zack Snyder’s Rebel Moon is now out, but very little is known about the film. Fortunately, Netflix invited several media outlets, including those of multicultural-based, to attend a special press event with director Zack Snyder himself.Continue reading “How Zack Snyder’s ‘Rebel Moon’ Pushes for Inclusion and Diversity”
Zack Snyder’s Rebel Moon trailer is out, and it looks good!
Created by Snyder, Rebel Moon was initially meant to be part of the Star Wars universe, but was dropped due to Disney’s purchase of LucasFilm. He decided to continue with the project and spin it into his own new IP and worked with Netflix to do so.Continue reading “Zack Snyder’s ‘Rebel Moon’ Trailer is a Dark, R-Rated Science Fantasy”
Over the weekend, during Netflix’s TUDUM event in Brazil, Zack Snyder unveiled a first look, including behind the scenes footage, at his long awaited sci-fi epic, Rebel Moon.Continue reading “Netflix Previews a Whole New Snyderverse with ‘Rebel Moon’”
I’m really not at all interested in reviewing or analyzing Sense8 again, but I would like to get mah nerds into a discussion about the ENORMOUS plot holes, and the weird turns this in-spite-of-it-all-compelling show has taken. So let’s just launch in, shall we? In no particular, but very SPOILERY, order:
How do you imagine a life you could never live? Though not really a theme, this problem is at the heart of Netflix’s new original series Sense8, created by the Wachowskis and J. Michael Straczynski, and heavily influenced by Tom Tykwer. Like many fantastical or science fictional premises, Sense8’s premise is a wish fulfillment: not — as is typical of this genre and the Wachowskis’ earlier work — the wish fulfillment of the disempowered middle school nerd stuffed into a locker, but rather the Mary Sue desire of a mature, white American writer/auteur who has discovered that an entire world is “out there,” one that the maker doesn’t know how to imagine.Continue reading “‘Sense8’ and the Failure of Global Imagination”