On Thematic Evergreens
Published November 20, 2019
Boy, the commentary on Nazis and authoritarianism sure has shifted position in the past few years since this show started up. What was once a sci-fi deep-cut taking a shot at prestige TV has turned into an eerily timely parallel to our current world.
The first two seasons of MitHC were richly textured still life paintings. Beautiful and maddening in equal measure — in both cases due to its loose relationship with “forward momentum”.
A change in management turned season 3 into a joyful sprint towards payoffs. What previous seasons would have chewed for all 13 episodes, season 3 would dispense with in a single act.
All of which to say, this doesn’t surprise me one bit:
The Man In The High Castle’s last season is also its best
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