Looking for something with an anticipatory feel that you won’t be able to stop watching? The new teen series from Amazon It’s a great choice! We watched Season 1 and we’ll tell you what we thought, but rest assured this article doesn’t contain spoilers, okay? Come on!
The series begins with a narrative that moves between the events of three different years, 1993, 1994 and 1995, meaning that the impact of the nineties in the style of dress and music is very present in the story.
It’s all about two little women, Janet (Chiara Aurelia(e kit)Olivia Holt), bring that cliché of the obsessed girl who wishes to be famous, you know? The plot begins to gather strength when Kate disappears and Janet becomes the new “Queen Bee”. Before long, Janet has gone from nerd to famous hipster hipster to America’s most hated teen, when everyone begins to believe she was involved in Kate’s disappearance.
What wins harsh summer It is the fact that all of his characters are well explored and offer a good level of complexity – which is not very common in productions of this genre. We were able to understand the motives of each of them, which makes the episodes even richer. And when the subject is the nullity, the depth is greater, as the text oscillates between the point of view of the two, that is, the doubt as to who is telling the truth remains until the last moment.
Another important factor is how the plot manages to maintain a good pace throughout the ten episodes. The puzzle settles to the end with many twists and turns without getting lost in the middle of it. Whenever you seem to understand everything, some twisting happens to keep the psychological excitement alive more than ever.
They manage to distribute the events really well so we don’t have any off episodes. If we list the shortcomings of the show, they will be in: reinforce the stereotype that you should be famous and likable, you should fit a certain standard of beauty and behavior. And also, the bad attitudes of the characters, although there are serious consequences, leave this feeling ”I suffered, but it was worth it“, you know?
Moreover, the photography used to distinguish the years, leaving the “good” years with greater saturation and regressing to an almost colorless tone in later events, is a big plus because it is easy to determine the period of history with this resource being used cleverly. The soundtrack is also all you do. diff like, Radiohead NS Cranberries Part of some of the most important scenes in the series.
The plot also enables sensitive topics to be explored giving them the depth they need. We can’t help but talk about performance Olivia Holt NS Chiara Aurelia, who were able to give all the aspects their characters needed, bringing the desired sensitivity and strength. We feel the feelings of each and every one of them, it’s surreal!
If you liked it and were curious to see it, it’s already been renewed for a second season, right? However, the production managed to give an ending that provided answers to all questions. So don’t worry!
for the second season, Jessica BielWe can expect the same formula that initially worked: the setting is in the ’90s, three narrative timelines, the story oscillates between two perspectives and a major puzzle that will be solved by the end of the season, the series’ producer said.
Trigger warning: The series contains images of grooming, aggression and harassment that can be disturbing. Watch carefully, okay?
What do you think? Are you going to a marathon?
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