Netflix releases a number of movies and series in its catalog each week, without being noticed or officially announced by the platform. Large Screen reviews the new features added by Netflix from July 29 to August 4, 2022, films and series combined in a non-exhaustive list.
What are the films and series not to be missed this weekend on the streaming platform?
Available on Netflix – Duration: 2h14
Ready Carter One
What is it about? A man wakes up with amnesia. Led by a mysterious voice from a device implanted in his ear, he embarks on a perilous rescue mission.
Why you have to watch it ? Clearly, we're not watching new footage from Jung Byeong-sik, the mad brain behind The Villainess and Confession of Murder, for his script. Carried by frantic action, filmed in a false sequence and edited like an acid trip, Carter is a compendium of jaw-dropping, short-armed stunts and convoluted stunts that will easily entertain aficionados of the genre.
Formidably nag and surprisingly airy in its staging, this South Korean film has no claim to offer a masterpiece, far from it. A little more requirement (or moderation) on the part of its filmmaker would however have allowed the footage to be more digestible for the viewer. Indeed, Carter is sorely lacking in restraint and readability. But for Friday night catharsis, this will do the trick.
Our review of Carter
Available on Netflix – Duration: 10 episodes of approximately 60 minutes
What is it about? After years of imprisonment, the Dream Lord begins his journey across worlds to find what was stolen from him and reclaim his power.
Why do you have to watch it? Because it's the promising adaptation of Neil Gaiman's cult work. After Good Omens or American Gods, it is the graphic novel Sandman which is entitled to its passage on the small screen. Probably one of the most original and appreciated inventions of its author, the comic strip has long been considered unsuitable, so much is it outside the nails of a classic narration and deeply marked by allegories and mythology.
Nevertheless Netflix has taken up the bet and in view of the sets and the production, we are very curious to discover the result. Whether or not you're a fan of the original medium, the Sandman series is a small event not to be missed, if only because the universe it comes from is fascinating. This television proposal will probably be on the sidelines of the big series coming soon and so Sandman could be the good surprise of the year.
Our review of Sandman
locke & key – season 3
On Netflix August 10 – Duration: 8 episodes of approximately 50 minutes
That talking about what? In this thrilling final chapter, the Locke family finds even more magic keys and faces off against a new demonic threat bent on taking them.
Why do you have to watch it? Because contrary to what one might think, the most read review on the Large Screen websiteis not that of the last Marvel, but that of Locke & Key season 1 (we do not understand why either). The fantastic series, adapted from the comics written by Joe Hill, the son of Stephen King, and drawn by Gabriel Rodriguez, therefore returns for a third and final season.
In these new episodes, the Locke teenagers will once again have to face the demon Dodge, but a new antagonist, Captain Frederick Gideon, may well slow down their quest. If you want to see a very decent adaptation of comics and (almost) for the whole family, go for Locke and Key.
Our review of Locke & Key
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