The War of the Worlds

Review: ‘The War of the Worlds’ is a thoughtful, Edwardian adventure

Posted by Matthew on October 20, 2019
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War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds is a classic story that has been adapted numerous times. Whether your favourite is the Orson Welles radio drama, the Tom Cruise/Steven Spielberg adaptation, or Independence Day this is clearly a story you’ve seen before.

What’s interesting though is that despite the many adaptations there are precious few that take place within the time frame of the original written story. Which is one of the two refreshing changes with this thoughtful adaptation of the story produced by the BBC and airing on T+E in Canada.

If you’re expecting an action blockbuster I’m telling you that you should temper those expectations right now, this adaptation is a thoughtful slow burn more concerned with the effect the invasion would have than the invasion itself. That is to say, it’s pretty good.

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Trailer Roundup, TV Edition: Star Trek, Star Trek, Snowpiercer, and also Star Trek

Posted by Matthew on October 09, 2019
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The plan is to post about trailers once a week but there are‚Äč so many dang trailers I had to separate them somehow. So here are some TV trailers from this week, including three for Star Trek and one for Snowpiercer. Also, Stranger Things, Mrs. Fletcher, War of the Worlds, and His Dark Materials.

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