Monday, October 22, 2018

Netflix - Maniac


I like weird stuff. I like science fiction. I like 60's The Avengers (the Emma Peel / John Steed version). I like VR5 and Nowhere Man. I like Tom Baker as Doctor Who. So... would (or should) I like this?

Yes. I would. And I did.

One shot

According to pretty much all sites (including Netflix 😁) Maniac is a 'limited' series. That's okay, as the story is wrapped up, self contained, and doesn't require a sequel. No cliffhangers.

Still, I'd like to see a sequel. Or better put: I'd like to revisit the world of Maniac. It has a kind of 80's vibe, everybody smokes, no iPads or mobile phones or Internet. It's a kind of alternate history, where the world of Maniac went zig where we went zag.

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The Verdict


Emma Stone and Jonah Hill are perhaps two 'too big' names to continue such a quirky series, but I wouldn't mind a revisit to another part of this world, add some cameos, and give us more weirdness.

I'm game!

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