Category: 2020 TV Essays

Brave New World Peacock

On ‘Brave New World’ and An Accidental Catalyst for Revolution

“This adaptation of ‘Brave New World’ has little new to say, largely because its source material did the job so effectively years ago.”

Tokyo Vampire Hotel

Sion Sono’s ‘Tokyo Vampire Hotel’ Is Trauma Porn, and Maybe That’s OK

“The most remarkable feature of ‘Tokyo Vampire Hotel’ is its timeliness. Though the series was released in 2017, it takes place in 2021, and something about it feels distinctly ‘2020s,’ distinctly of the cinema to come, if not distinctly of 2020 and the present moment.”

Insecure HBO

From ‘Sex’ to ‘Girls’ to ‘Insecure’: HBO’s Feminist and Intersectional Chronicle

“HBO has come a long way in representing the intersectionality of race and gender.”

Ghost in the Shell SAC_2045 Review - Netflix

‘Ghost in the Shell SAC_2045’: Unsustainable Revival

“‘Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045’ attempts to move the series into full octane action but pushes its philosophical roots to the side.”