The Man in the High Castle: Season 2 – A Review

Hey guys!
With season 3 of The Man in the High Castle on our doorstep, it was about time I finished #2. So let’s see whether it’s any good!

 

The Plot:
In this season, Joe finds out more about his past while John Smith has to deal with a plot against Hitler. Juliana is still trying to find out what the movies of the man in the high castle mean as the world falls apart…

 

The Rating:
You might know my review on the novel and that I was less than impressed by Philip K. Dick. I had expected to much more. And this show finally delivers. Season 1 built up to many of the fascinating moments in season 2.
I love that we dive deeper into the characters’ life and souls which makes the whole thing even more interesting. In this show nothing is just black and white. Even the worst monster has a humane side. The side plot with Smith’s family was very moving and extremely conflicting. There are many plot twist you won’t see coming and I can’t wait to see where season 3 will take us in that regard. Continue reading

Movie Mania: The Tourist

The movie “The Tourist” which was shot by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck in 2010 is based on the French film Anthony Zimmer. Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie play the leading roles in this thriller.

The Story:

The movies revolves around a guy named  Alexander Pearce. Both Scotland Yard as well as the French police are hot on his heels as he owes the state 744 million of taxes. To find him they closely watch his girlfriend Elise. Continue reading