On Netflix: La Révolution

In an alternative past, the French Revolution began, not because the aristocrats of the decadent ancien regime considered themselves a metaphorical blue-blooded breed apart who looked down on the poor and oppressed peasantry, but because the aristocrats of the ancien regime actually were blue-blooded thanks to contaminated injections and, amidst the decadency, partook of devouring... Continue Reading →

On Netflix: Away

In the week that astronomers reported that there could be life on Venus, I watched Away, a well put together drama that imagines a small crew on a big mission: five people heading across the expanse of space to be the first humans to go to Mars. And that "well put together" is both praise and... Continue Reading →

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