Stiles, Domingo and Gatofalo are all great, but ultimately the flash-forward timeline just didn't work.
This should have focused on the first timeline and really fleshed it out more. Still, a thought-provoking ethics drama.
Has that overly lit “This Is Us” meets an iPhone commercial glassy aesthetic that almost falls into the uncanny valley to my eye. Which… could work for a sci fi drama (as it did in “Devs”) but doesn’t here because it seems to be used without a wink.
Moments of it were good, and Ali/Harris are a force, but it’s too thin, too stretched beyond its premise to really pull me in. "Ex Machina" had more punch and pizazz. “Black Mirror” has the smarter runtime sense. Something about this whole thing was off.
It’s not my favorite thing about myself but I love anything Spider-Man. This movie is deeply flawed. The action is often bland and the direction feels lifeless. The Dr. Strange portals are so lame to me.
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