Narratives converge! Mattie stands up to rape culture! Niska rebels! Backstory is revealed! Read about all this and more in my recap of episodes 1.04 – 1.06 of ‘Humans’.
R and I discuss the first three episodes of ‘Humans’, covering such important topics as Odi’s need for a comforting blanket and the cringey dialogue British TV show writers give their teenage characters.Read more "DISCUSSION | Humans (2015), 1.01 – 1.03"
This week, news of a rewrite for Star Wars Episode IX hit the headlines, stoking the fires of speculation, whilst The CW’s boss found himself in a peculiar position, defending a controversial character on one of his network’s shows. And if you’re not up-to-date on the latest episode of ‘Orphan Black’, be sure to watch it before reading my spoiler-heavy thoughts on the latest major development in the series.
I delved deeper into the first season of ‘Humans’, and got even more attached to sweet, precious androids.
I watched the first episode of ‘Humans’ and got utterly engrossed. So did my friend.
What could have been a onenote sci-fi / action romp is instead elevated by a sub-plot involving a character so operatically offbeat, so comfortable in his idiosyncrasies, that he offers a welcome distraction from the tedium of yet another generic monsters-in-space offering. David the egocentric synthetic steals the show and defies the odds, to make ‘Alien Covenant’ one of the most unexpectedly memorable sci-fi blockbusters in recent times.
In the many exchanges between characters in Malinda Lo’s novels ‘Adaptation’ (2012) and ‘Inheritance’ (2013), rather than shy away from labelling, the narrative embraces specific terminology in order to promote conversation – for both its characters and its readers.