Lost in SpaceLatest News and Opinion
Posted Saturday 4/14/18 at 12:07AM EDT
Netflix's Lost in Space would be so much better if it cut off the bloat
"Lost in Space is one of the foremost cases of Netflix bloat I’ve seen," says Todd VanDerWerff. "Chop 20 minutes out of almost all of these episodes and you’d have a rollicking family adventure series. At their current running times, though, the series lags and sags in a way that will leave viewers bored stiff." The Netflix reboot is a mixed bag. There's plenty to like, such as Parker Posey. But, he adds, "too much of the series feels like it’s frozen in place, waiting for all the other stuff to get taken care of so the story can resume. There’s a version of Lost in Space that’s very entertaining, but it feels as if the series’ producers haven’t quite found it yet. They’re still chipping away at the giant block of ice, looking for the story within."
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- Parker Posey is a revolutionary villain who keeps subverting expectations
Posted Friday 4/06/18 at 2:28PM EDT
New Lost in Space trailer shows that Parker Posey might be the best Dr. Smith
Posey is taking on the role previously played by Gary Oldman in the 1998 movie and Jonathan Harris in the 1960s TV series. Netflix has released a "Meet Dr. Smith" trailer that looks like Posey may have the best take on the mysterious antagonist.
Posted Tuesday 3/06/18 at 2:34PM EST
Lost in Space gets an astounding-looking official trailer
The nearly three-minute trailer contains the familiar "Danger, Will Robinson."
Posted Wednesday 2/21/18 at 2:03PM EST
Netflix teases Lost in Space reboot, announces April 13 premiere date
The teaser trailer suggests an "updated but retro look" for the revival of the 1960s CBS sci-fi series.