Netflix dropped a new thriller recently, one that hit home for the world of streaming and webcams.
In a refreshing take on the true life issues that lie in the world of webcam, and cam girls, Daniel Goldhaber’s ‘Cam’ takes a real approach in touching on the fallout of becoming too obsessed with streaming.
While this focuses on cam-girls, it also speaks to the world of Twitch streams and Mixer streams, which have become more and more ingrained in our culture.
Madeline Brewer stars as Lola (real name Alice), a popular web cam girls trying to make her way into the Top listings of the streaming site.
As she gets more popular, and obsessed with her goals, her channel is taken offline and reappears, only she no longer has control of it.
Furthermore, her identity has been taken by a lookalike, who is not only continuing her channel, but making it more successful and popular.
While the idea of identity theft, hacking, and self-obsession is certainly haunting, this movie lacks any real suspense, or any moments to drive any intensity.
Remove the shock and impact of what is going on with Lola, specifically when it initially happens and unravels, and you’re left with a movie that lacks much emotion, tension, or any true entertainment.
FX Drops Teaser for ‘What We Do in the Shadows’ Series
FX has dropped a brand new teaser video for it’s upcoming series ‘What We Do in the Shadows’, which is set to premier in March.
The 10-episode first season is “Set in Staten Island, FX’s “What We Do in the Shadows” series follows three vampires who have been roommates for hundreds and hundreds of years.”
You can check out the teaser below:
Jordan Peele’s Sci-fi/Comedy ‘Weird City’ Heading to YouTube Premium
Jordan Peeler and Charlie Sanders are getting ready to drop their six-episode sci-fi/comedy anthology series ‘Weird City’ for YouTube Premium, and a brand new trailer has dropped to build the hype.
According to the description: “From the mind of Jordan Peele and Charlie Sanders comes WEIRD CITY, a satirical anthology set in the not-too-distant future metropolis of Weird. In this dystopian setting of our show, the middle class has completely vanished dividing Weird City into two sections: Above the Line (The Haves), and Below the Line (The Have Nots). Presiding over the denizens of the city is the strange and mysterious Dr. Negari, who weaves all of our stories together.
Each episode is a topic that pertains to present day life in America and the world: social media addiction, online dating, fitness obsession, etc.. WEIRD CITY captures the unease of modern urban living, in a bizarre and peculiar lens. “
The series stars Steven Yeun, Gillian Jacobs, Awkwafina, Laverne Cox, Rosario Dawson, and Michael Cera, and arrives on February 13th.
New Trailer for ‘An Affair to Die For’ Is Out
A brand new, and violent, trailer for Vertical Entertainment’s upcoming film ‘An Affair to Die For’ has arrived.
Starring Claire Forlani, Jake Abel, and Titus Welliver, the film will hit theaters and be available on VOD platforms on February 1st
According to the official synopsis:
“When a couple’s infidelity is discovered, they must play a twisted game of survival with their captor to save their family members from being murdered. Their weekend getaway turns into a nightmare of psychological mind games, where they will do anything just to survive.”
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