the post-imperial Romano-Britons when things started to get a bit hairy
after the legions left: “What we could really do with now is a whole
load of those Angles and Saxons".
Explosively stupid in terms of both content and realisation...
As for Rhys Myers, he’s clearly arrived at the with Alec Baldwin phase.
I'm not one of those atheists who thinks everybody ought to be an atheist.
Diana’s brother Charles has no need of a ghost writer, unlike his nephew Harry.
"Preposterous tosh from start to finish" was Mark Kermode's take. He's not wrong, though we did kind of enjoy it.
I was thinking about the recent unfortunate cancellation of 1899, supposedly because a statistically-significant portion of the audience somehow lost the will to continue after an episode or two.
Right now we are watching Apple's Silo and the phrase Dark for dummies springs to mind.
And so perhaps we might describe Hypnotic as Inception-lite.
Perhaps ironically when I watch a Christopher Nolan movie or a Baran bo Odar series, my inner mental state could well be represented thus...
Minor spoiler alert: I did enjoy the way Robert Rodriguez taunted viewers for much of the movie with the sheer corny fakeness of everything (Mexico in particular, which should have hoisted a few fed flags), only to have an answer ready as the third act kicked off...though this was a new form of silliness.