Snowpiercer: Season 1 – A Review

Hello peeps!
Today I bring you one of my most anticipated shows of 2020. Let’s find out whether it fulfilled my expectations!

The Plot (as found on Rotten Tomatoes):

Remnants of humanity live in a perpetually moving train after the world becomes a frozen wasteland in this futuristic drama that’s based on the 2013 film of the same name.

The Rating:

Well, this was interesting.
The story is intriguing enough and the acting is on point. However, for some reason – and I just can’t put my finger on what it is – Snowpiercer didn’t work for me.

By all means, I should have binged this show but instead, I watched an episode, and then it took me weeks to get back to it and continue.

Maybe it’s the fact that Snowpiercer – how it works, what happened before, etc. – isn’t fleshed out enough for me. I already had this issue with the movie. While the story we get is good, the world-building doesn’t give me all the information I want.

Nevertheless, I have hope for the second season, as I have a feeling that we might get more of that then. The show thus far ended with a pretty big cliffhanger that promises an intriguing next season.

As I’ve mentioned before, the cast was on point with eg Jennifer Connelly and Daveed Diggs who both delivered a strong performance. The soundtrack was also super well done and I ended up looking for several of the songs afterward.

While there isn’t really anything for me to critique about Snowpiercer, it somehow didn’t hit the mark for me. I wasn’t as hooked as I should have been and just couldn’t get into this season.

Did you watch the season? Let me know in the comments what you think!

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