The Idol is worse than you could possibly imagine...

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  • Alex Meyers
    Alex Meyers  Před 3 měsíci +1458

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    • Eeviv
      Eeviv Před 3 měsíci +20


    • g.
      g. Před 3 měsíci +24

      how this comment 1 day ago?

    • Alex Melone
      Alex Melone Před 3 měsíci +10

      @g. lol

    • Ellie
      Ellie Před 3 měsíci +7

      ​@g.youtubers can release their video in advance of releasing it publicly

    • g.
      g. Před 3 měsíci +2

      @Ellie ohh k thanks

  • Mmus
    Mmus Před 3 měsíci +18297

    “He’s so rapey”
    “I love that about him 👅”
    Said literally NO woman ever. Like who tf wrote that line and thought “omg this fucking SLAYS”

    • P De
      P De Před 3 měsíci +531

      I mean women through trauma might say that but it’s weird cuz it’s written by a male

    • lily damian
      lily damian Před 3 měsíci +1540

      @P DeI literally doubt that

    • P De
      P De Před 3 měsíci +556

      @lily damian idk. I am a woman and have been w sus men due to vulnerability and have said something along those lines sometimes. Which is not good.

    • bluebird
      bluebird Před 3 měsíci +120

      ​@P DeYou're right, I believe I've read somewhere in psychology about that

    • P De
      P De Před 3 měsíci +240

      @bluebird yeah like one time a guy said something bad and for some reason it turned me on and that’s how I realized I’m super fucked up. So it definitely is true.

  • amymarple
    amymarple Před 3 měsíci +4098

    the fact that this show was already written by a woman and Abel/TheWeekend said that it had too much of a womens perspective, fired the director and chose Sam Levinson and cowrote it with him, it just feels like a self insert fanfiction of him, its crazy how good it could have been

    • Julie Hayden
      Julie Hayden Před 3 měsíci +490

      Omg I was reading about that. It would’ve been more interesting as a female perspective. I feel like Jocelyn is a character written by a man and she has no real personality.

    • Gloupyli
      Gloupyli Před 2 měsíci +76

      It wasn't written by a woman, Amy Semeitz was supposed to direct it, but I don't think she had written it. I read it was Tesfaye's story from the start. There's a lot of hearsay going around anyway. I only hope that if it was THAT good and thought-provoking, it wouldn't have been scrapped. Guess we'll never know.

    • Rey Rey
      Rey Rey Před 2 měsíci +135

      I mean the show is based on a female…so why not be from her pov

    • Last Quarter
      Last Quarter Před 2 měsíci +7

      Tbh even if that's true, it was still very bad from the beginning

  • kdramapotato
    kdramapotato  Před 3 měsíci +7781

    alex being scared of kpop stans attacking him if he doesnt talk about Jennie is literally the funniest thing lmfao

    • Damian
      Damian Před 3 měsíci +343

      They can be vicious 😂

    • no one ً
      no one ً Před 3 měsíci +461

      Tbh there isn't anything much to say about her character bc she doesn't even appear much from what I've heard 😭

    • Keana
      Keana Před 3 měsíci +165

      Thank god he did. Cause Jennie's not fully blamed for all the hate she's having. It's the show's fault.

    • Saleh Nadeem
      Saleh Nadeem Před 3 měsíci +57

      You have "kdrama" in ur name.. You only care abt jennierather than the show writters and directors.. Pls get ur priorities straight

  • ur mom
    ur mom Před 3 měsíci +2080

    "He's so rapey. "
    "I love that about him"
    This is how you know that not a single woman's opinion was included while making this shitshow.

    • Soumil Sahu
      Soumil Sahu Před 2 měsíci +52

      As much as I wanna agree, why would any actress agree to even deliver those lines? I think the female actors should take part of the blame too. But yeah, still equally disgusting.

    • Free Speech Champ Susan Wojcicki
      Free Speech Champ Susan Wojcicki Před 2 měsíci +23

      The top search women make on porn sites is "rape fantasy" but let's pretend that isn't part of women's sexuality

    • The Censored Muscle
      The Censored Muscle Před 2 měsíci +12

      Unfortunately there are women that have openly stated that they find it sexy, even on the news.

    • The Censored Muscle
      The Censored Muscle Před 2 měsíci +13

      ​@Free Speech Champ Susan Wojcickiexactly, don't forget their sick romantic novels like 50 shades, and how millions of women fall for serial killers.

  • CARAT Mom
    CARAT Mom Před 3 měsíci +3565

    “Nudity” riders aren’t just there to protect the talent. They are also in place for co stars and crew. You just can’t get naked in front of people unless they give consent. It is weird to present an intimacy coordinator as a “party pooper”. When their literal job it to make sure everyone is safe.
    The crime of The Idol is that with all the background explorative stories of Miley, Kesha, Brittany and Lil Kim’s lives a corny ass CULT is the angle they choose.

    • Mukta
      Mukta Před 3 měsíci +236

      Now we can see how sam Levinson views nudity coordinator

    • Ann Knows
      Ann Knows Před 3 měsíci +128

      It's like when that comedian whipped it out and got cancelled. Just bc you're a women doesn't mean it's ok. You're still flashing people.

    • gu si
      gu si Před 3 měsíci +3

      @Muktanudity coordinator are never needed and not necessary

    • Lovarez
      Lovarez Před 3 měsíci +119

      @gu si to you. says a lot tbh. get help.

  • Miranda Sinistra
    Miranda Sinistra Před 2 měsíci +872

    The nudity thing is so weird to me.
    Jocelyn wants to show off her body which is fine, the problem is not everyone wants to see her body without being warned beforehand.
    There's a reason flashing people is illegal, it's a form of sexual assault/harassment.

  • Reanna Gordon
    Reanna Gordon Před 3 měsíci +15842

    Letting The Weeknd believe he could act or be a script writer is laughable!

    • lisa
      lisa Před 3 měsíci +877

      absolutely and the way hes responded to the very valid criticism makes him seem like a 7th grade boy who just discovered the word “roasting” for the first time

    • Reanna Gordon
      Reanna Gordon Před 3 měsíci +259

      @lisa yea Rolling Stones did warn us

    • human
      human Před 3 měsíci +406

      In the rolling stone article one of the people they interviewed said that the weeknd was barely there and barely participated in the writing if he even participated at all so the fact alone that the weeknd most probably didnt even participate in the writing and still had his name in the credits it's just a wtf? Cause it ain't like anyone would like to be credited as a script writer with that "stretch that tiny little p*ssy" 💀

    • kelly Goodman
      kelly Goodman Před 3 měsíci +233

      He should have just stuck to singing

    • Hope-Cat
      Hope-Cat Před 3 měsíci +79

      I've never heard of his music. I just know him from that meme of him looking lost while walking through those hallways. 😅

  • Alyss
    Alyss Před 3 měsíci +1713

    18:53 If the show followed through with Amy Seimetz's original vision, I think it would have a lot more to say. Huge thanks to Mr. Sam Nepo Baby Levinson and Mr. Abel Weeknd for taking over, calling it too "female-centric" even though the *main character* is female, and redoing the whole thing until the project became the worst version of itself.
    At least everyone's coming together to clown on Abel Weeknd. Never should have let him cook.

    • WINDYP0D
      WINDYP0D Před 3 měsíci +143

      they need to release Amy Seimetz's cut just for my mental health i need to know how much they ruined the original work but they probably wouldn't because they know that verson is better and they'll be more critisized for it

    • Forty shorty
      Forty shorty Před 2 měsíci +10

      @WINDYP0D i agree! Would love to see an actual woman’s perspective take on this , I really wish they’d give us more than 5 episodes 🫤 it felt so unfinished

    • Em B
      Em B Před 2 měsíci +20

      Yes!! They had shot about 80% of the show when apparently The Weekend didn't like that it was "focusing on the 'female perspective'" and Levinson got in and they re-shoot most of it, turning it into a whole different show. I want to see the Amy Seimetz's cut!

    • Golden Flower
      Golden Flower Před 2 měsíci +10

      Since they changed the point of view, and gave more importance to Tedros (The Weeknd), why didn't they also change the title of the series ? "The guru" or "Guru in Hollywood", instead of "The Idol" 😉. By the way, there are no clues about how Jocelyn is so famous and popular around the world ...

    • The Censored Muscle
      The Censored Muscle Před 2 měsíci

      Na, it was going to be soft core trash no matter what.

  • Avalie
    Avalie Před 3 měsíci +1516

    The kids on Epstein's island joke that manager guy said absolutely shocked me. I rarely get surprised these days but wow that was really horrible.

    • Linnar Rannil
      Linnar Rannil Před 3 měsíci +138

      For real wtf

    • Sorinaam Jaanam
      Sorinaam Jaanam Před 2 měsíci +117

      Yeah.. they r out of touch with reality to put that in a 2023 production.. makes me sickkkkk

    • Kevin Matta
      Kevin Matta Před 2 měsíci +21

      Dude relax. It wasn't that shocking. It was just very low hanging fruit and not even remotely funny.

    • No
      No Před 2 měsíci +73

      They are probably the types to have visited a few times.

  • Ovskii
    Ovskii Před 3 měsíci +540

    Sam did a great job of showing how little he respects intimacy coordinators and how important they are to avoid consent violations.

    • Ophelie Davide
      Ophelie Davide Před 26 dny +1

      Wow, very well said. And it's actually a very sad realization...

  • Petra de Groot
    Petra de Groot Před 3 měsíci +563

    As someone who has had a very severe depression that lasted for 7 years, it makes me mad that they say: “mental illness is sexy”. It isn’t 😒😣

    • Carson Blount
      Carson Blount Před 3 měsíci +43

      I know that bothered me too, depression is truly awful. Sending love ❤

    • RD
      RD Před 2 měsíci +10

      I hope your okay I'm going through the same thing

    • Petra de Groot
      Petra de Groot Před 2 měsíci +8

      I’m sending you both lots of love and strength ❤️ you’re not alone in this and it will get better

    • anna ozola
      anna ozola Před 2 měsíci +5

      Its crazy that we need to add it to make comment valid, but sure - i also suffer from depression half of my life, doctors, medications, you name it. But because of my condition i cannot ban movies to make scripts. By the way i think you completely missed the underline message behind this "mental illness is sexy" in movie. Are people not able to think beyond the lines when they watch movies or read books? I actually think this sentence in movie as well as lot of other things which were included actually was trying to show the harsh reality media is dealing with when deciding what show to society. Yes, she was sexy, depressed and it brought money. Thats how f up is society, because boring don't sell. The movie gave as possibility to criticize our sick society, yet again we missed the point and just jump on movie and one more time are offended about something. I think this movie have deep message and most of people missed it. Nobody is able to think anymore : D

  • Ash
    Ash Před 2 měsíci +127

    this show made 365 days look like it actually had a good plot

    • blu
      blu Před 2 měsíci +27

      Frr the cringey “are you lost baby girl” is suddenly more creative and interesting compared to the lazy “hello angel” haha

  • JustLivin24
    JustLivin24 Před 3 měsíci +11614

    The difference between this show and Euphoria is that Zendaya can actually act and you can sometimes ignore the bad writing, the Weekend can’t act and it only exemplifies the bad writing

    • Ava
      Ava Před 3 měsíci +520

      Zendaya IS an actress! wym

    • Ryan Singletary
      Ryan Singletary Před 3 měsíci +20

      What is going to happen with episode 6 will it still air at a later date

    • soul diving
      soul diving Před 3 měsíci +767

      Everyone on euphoria can act, zendaya was only the star in the first season, Sydney took it to another level.

    • Ryan Singletary
      Ryan Singletary Před 3 měsíci +7

      @soul diving how is the idol

    • Starlight Fairy Owl Bard
      Starlight Fairy Owl Bard Před 3 měsíci +395

      Hiring someone with acting experience tends to be a better decision. It's not that some singers can't act, but the weekend is not one of them.

  • Stella Bloom
    Stella Bloom Před 3 měsíci +886

    Shows like this make me really appreciate well written shows that involve trauma like sex education. Like they built stable characters who were affected and developed trauma and you see how they change. That’s how you write trauma and social commentary

    • vcjsjzjjs
      vcjsjzjjs Před 3 měsíci +8

      Could you recommend a show that in your opinion actually doesn't it good? I'd like to watch something of value

    • glimmer
      glimmer Před 3 měsíci +26

      ​@vcjsjzjjs imo, shows like I may destroy you, jessica jones, it's okay to not be okay and bojack horseman do a pretty good job.

    • vcjsjzjjs
      vcjsjzjjs Před 3 měsíci

      @glimmer tysm! I'll definitely check them out

    • Elow
      Elow Před 2 měsíci +4

      Bojack Horseman for sure!

    • Golden Flower
      Golden Flower Před 2 měsíci +16

      ​@vcjsjzjjs And also the animation movie "Perfect Blue", that tells the story of a former idol who wants to start a new career as an actress and faces harassment and threats; and "Oshi No Ko", an anime series that tells the story of many idols and the dark side of the entertainment industry in Japan that could also apply to Hollywood

  • nina
    nina Před 3 měsíci +221

    It would've been great to see a show about how toxic the entertainment industry is to artists, but they totally missed that plot. It went from that into a torture fantasy. It would've been more interesting if it was from the female/lily's perspective. And they could've focused on the plot of her label wanting to screw her over and not caring about her mental health. The Weeknd's character was so unnecessary and it was clearly written by him and Sam Lev to insert this torture fantasy into the show....The ONLY good thing about the show is Lily's acting.

    • Golden Flower
      Golden Flower Před 2 měsíci +12

      He could be a producer who could take advantage on Jocelyn and abuse her, as it happened to many female artists, starting with Lady Gaga
      The producer and his cult could be inspired by both R. Kelly and Madonna's guru. There are so many examples in reality that could've been used to write a good plot, and both The Weeknd and Sam Levinson know it
      The final result of the show shows their priorities. Voyeurism for S.L. and narcissism for T.W. ?

  • Dara Simi
    Dara Simi Před 3 měsíci +424

    It is not only about Weeknd's bad acting or rat tail, the character is actually crazy and the script is the worst ☠️

  • Loola
    Loola Před 3 měsíci +419

    You know it's bad when a movie makes us look at Edward Cullen from Twilight and go "perhaps we judged you a little too harshly"

  • Alexfolledemoi
    Alexfolledemoi Před 3 měsíci +124

    What's really concerning is passing off the girl who is CLEARLY the victim of an abusive relationship for the (supposedly) real vilain of the story...

    • Josh Nicholson
      Josh Nicholson Před 2 měsíci +1

      She wasn't a victim. Watch it again

    • Naomie Armand
      Naomie Armand Před 2 měsíci +9

      There were no victims in this show. it turns out she knew he was crazy but wanted to have more trauma so she could make better music.

    • - Lee -
      - Lee - Před 2 měsíci +12

      ​@Naomie ArmandWait what? That actually happens in the show??

    • Naomie Armand
      Naomie Armand Před 2 měsíci +15

      @- Lee - Yes. The last episode showed this. It was honestly a stupid ending IMO.

    • Aurelia Rivera
      Aurelia Rivera Před 2 měsíci +5

      @Naomie Armandright! I was like you mean to tell me she lied about the abuse from her mother and got off on hurting herself and the people around her? That’s sick

  •  I Play Games For Fun
    I Play Games For Fun Před 3 měsíci +29159

    I’m blinded by the weeknds bad acting

    • ꫀ𝘳ᦔ᥇ꫀꫀ𝘳ꫀ᥇ꪶꪮꪀᦔꫀ
      ꫀ𝘳ᦔ᥇ꫀꫀ𝘳ꫀ᥇ꪶꪮꪀᦔꫀ Před 3 měsíci +1786

      And rat tail

    • Lissett A.
      Lissett A. Před 3 měsíci +1197

      My biggest flex is that I never liked the weekend as an artist and now even less as an actor 😭😭

    • Shivangi
      Shivangi  Před 3 měsíci +717

      ​@ꫀ𝘳ᦔ᥇ꫀꫀ𝘳ꫀ᥇ꪶꪮꪀᦔꫀthe rat tail makes me so angry at him omg. I can never forgive him for that plague he unleashed on Earth😢

    • Aiden Cole
      Aiden Cole Před 3 měsíci +258

      @ꫀ𝘳ᦔ᥇ꫀꫀ𝘳ꫀ᥇ꪶꪮꪀᦔꫀfor real. He looked much better with short hair

    • Shivangi
      Shivangi  Před 3 měsíci +312

      @Aiden Cole i mean i can actually tolerate/like the pineapple🍍 he had on his head but this is atrocity

  • Elena Thorn
    Elena Thorn Před 3 měsíci +574

    HBO went from having some of the literal best shows ever made (Sopranos, Sex and the City, Succession, The Wire etc.,) to destroying themselves like Netflix but in another way! How fun.
    Also I’m so disappointed to see Hank Azaria and Dan Levy is in it :/

    • Martin Scorsese Jr.
      Martin Scorsese Jr. Před 3 měsíci +35

      The worst part is, they're probably still counting on Levinson and his terrible ideas

    • Em Hu
      Em Hu Před 3 měsíci +41

      Whoever made this show should be investigated like Harvey Weinstein. Not kidding at all.

    • glimmer
      glimmer Před 3 měsíci +37

      No fr how do you go from the white lotus, succession and the last of us to THIS?

    • Zola Cola
      Zola Cola Před 2 měsíci +6

      and Troye Sivan?? I didn't realize it was him at first

    • Elena Thorn
      Elena Thorn Před 2 měsíci

      @Notting haven’t seen it, but I’ve heard great things so yup - add it!

  • Bad Luck
    Bad Luck Před 2 měsíci +290

    I was at a Blackpink concert last weekend and a drunk guy was literally telling everyone how amazing Jenny was in _The Idol_ and how she should have been the main character 😂

    • Id k
      Id k Před 2 měsíci +20

      Maybe it was him

    • Milky Way
      Milky Way Před 2 měsíci +84

      Hope someone called an ambulance and got him the help he needed lmao

    • Lil Zurvan
      Lil Zurvan Před 2 měsíci +11

      That Is Really Insane
      I Am Dlying All lot
      What That Drunk Guy Say Jennie Is The Main Character In Idol
      I Found it Ridiculous All lot

    • Sexa Xavse
      Sexa Xavse Před 2 měsíci +2

      I like blackpink but sry her acting can only work on drunk people😂

    • Samanta Herrera
      Samanta Herrera Před 2 měsíci +89

      Kpoppers are running the rumor that she is gonna be nominated for an Emmy; and they are also saying that if she doesn't win it is because they "Hate her because she is pretty and not American". I wish I was joking, I worry for the future of the world with these 12 year olds.

  • I changed my username because it offended people

    Some actors and music artists are able to cross work with both professions. The Weeknd is an example of sticking with one career or profession throughout your life.

  • Tasha Glam
    Tasha Glam Před 3 měsíci +35

    I think we all owe Edward Cullen, Christian Grey, and Massimo from 369 days an apology. Like they don’t deserve the amount of slander. The Weekends crusty ass creep of a character deserves The Hague.

  • Yến Hải Nguyễn
    Yến Hải Nguyễn Před 3 měsíci +125

    What a brilliant way to summarize a whole show: "The writing, the acting, the themes, like everything about this show is mid to stupid"

    • Jean Conde
      Jean Conde Před 2 měsíci +1

      💯💯💯 🤣🤣🤣

  • C H.
    C H. Před 3 měsíci +7275

    Oh my god… “Weird guy meets boring girl” is exactly what this genre is

    • Javier Lopez
      Javier Lopez Před 3 měsíci +175

      I mean all romance movies since twilight are basically that

    • ughtae
      ughtae Před 3 měsíci +41


    • Liquessen
      Liquessen Před 3 měsíci +100

      So it's like the Boring guy meets manic pixie girl?

    • Ditto
      Ditto Před 3 měsíci +18

      @Javier Lopez I hate how right you are

    • mikki really
      mikki really Před 3 měsíci +21

      For once I'd like to see a couple where they are both obviously insane

  • Bella Blondon
    Bella Blondon Před 2 měsíci +100

    Big props to Alex. The stuff he goes through for our sake is impressive

  • aster
    aster Před 2 měsíci +105

    I burst out laughing seeing Weeknd's goofy "scary" face. Full on giggling in the "that looks so silly" way 😭😭

  • sneakykamon
    sneakykamon Před 3 měsíci +95

    “Traumatainment” - I love that word and definitely think it needs to be in the lexicon if it isn’t already.

  • Names Aminé
    Names Aminé Před 3 měsíci +175

    15:03 The fact the show makes the hairbrush abuse scene so beautifully lit, beautifully shot, with this rousing, optimistic score in the background while he’s doing it to her is even more disturbing. You’d expect to hear dark/sombre music there but it’s the opposite, it sounds hopeful. Maybe it’s commenting on people who consent to abuse because it’s all they know? Regardless, it’s a rather lazy/facile writing choice imo to have him *literally* beat her with the brush. There are sooo many creative ways to represent Tedros replacing Jocelyn’s mother. It’s way too on the nose to say _“hey, get the hairbrush and let me hit you to motivate you like your mother did”!_ Clearly they chose to write it that way for shock value. But the most shocking choice isn’t always the clever choice. This is why Sam Levinson gets labelled as ‘style over substance’. The writing there just wasn’t that clever to me, and it kinda put me off continuing this show, which is a shame bc that dinner table scene was actually really good!!

    • Mackenzie Givens
      Mackenzie Givens Před 3 měsíci +8

      I admit. I have been skipping around the video to avoid any and all clips of the actual show. So, when Alex mentions the hairbrush thing, I imagined something *FAR* worse than what actually happened. After reading this comment though.... I realize it was only _slightly_ worse. Because Jesus God, this... is.... Whhhyy???? All of this just sounds wrong. And here I was thinking this would be "Show Girls: the Next Generation". What we got instead was if E.L. James wrote "Perfect Blue".

    • Gabby M
      Gabby M Před 3 měsíci +3

      Right? I feel like that's from the original vision of the show. There IS a lot of potential here, and some really compelling moments, but it was fumbled so horrendously

    • Abby Wolffe
      Abby Wolffe Před 2 měsíci +3

      @Mackenzie Givens If E.L. James wrote Perfect Blue is the best description of this show. Like that's it you nailed it

    • Mackenzie Givens
      Mackenzie Givens Před 2 měsíci

      @Abby Wolffe I'm surprised you know what Perfect Blue is. 😅
      Most people I bring it up to have no idea what I'm talking about.

    • nqma znachenie
      nqma znachenie Před 2 měsíci +1

      But she lied about the brush

  • Sol Martel
    Sol Martel Před 3 měsíci +86

    I used to genuinely like The Weeknd, and I always found Lily-Rose to be the perfect mix of French and American (because her parents are freakin legends). But what in the actual fkkk happened there with that show? 🤯 and Jennie? What are you doing there, honey? All respect and admiration is G-O-N-E.

      EXIST FOR EXO ♡ Před 3 měsíci +2

      Idols can act overseas, too. Pipe down.

    • India Jacke
      India Jacke Před měsícem +4

      @EXIST FOR EXO ♡girl that not what their talking about

  • TwoGemiNice
    TwoGemiNice Před 3 měsíci +14803

    Its crazy how we've gone from "Still a better love story than Twilight"
    To "Twilight was a better lovestory"
    Oh hoe the turn tables

    • DianaLovesBagelss
      DianaLovesBagelss Před 3 měsíci +872

      Now it'll be "still a better love story than the idol"

    • Simple Simply
      Simple Simply Před 3 měsíci +174

      I mean whoa but also yeah.
      And sadly.

    • Mishyna
      Mishyna Před 3 měsíci +78

      but who's watching all those shows that worse than twillight like cmon

    • Hey
      Hey Před 3 měsíci +226

      Arguably oh hoe the turn tables is more fitting 😂

    • Moonalpaca
      Moonalpaca Před 3 měsíci +88

      To be fair after watching this garbage I consider 50 shades a well written movie XDDD

  • candy5
    candy5 Před 3 měsíci +93

    My respect for twilight increasing day by day 😂

  • Beth Marriott
    Beth Marriott Před 2 měsíci +71

    The comparison to twilight is ten times funnier when you consider the fact that Robert Pattinson hated Twilight and the Wkend was apparently super into all aspects of production like taking it over etc 🤣

  • Vinay Dahya
    Vinay Dahya Před 3 měsíci +103

    “Edginess for the sake of edginess” is exactly what I said after watching the first episode lol. Despite how bad the show is I still find myself watching it, the cinematography and soundtrack is still really good. I really like Moses Sumney, Suzanna Son (she’s great in Red Rocket). I was hoping the show would be satirical and be like the modern Entourage which did a much better job at showing the highs and lows of fame. At only 5 episodes, it’s not too much of a commitment to watch especially if it’s in the background. The writing lets the show down the most and it rides more on familiar popular faces.

  • Raiden, the NCTzen with InSomnia
    Raiden, the NCTzen with InSomnia Před 2 měsíci +13

    "Weird dude meets boring girl and we're supposed to think he's hot" you'd be surprised how much unfortunate success this trope has... I am literally friends with a girl who loves this trope (and much, much worse tropes).

  • Kaldur Skipper
    Kaldur Skipper Před 3 měsíci +27

    Here's an idea, if characters are going to have trauma, why not use them in a way to hopefully encourage others who've gone through the same? Instead of watching them crash and burn, people can feel inspired to keep fighting and indirectly can the help they need when maybe they can't get or don't want therapy. Just throwing that out there

  • minutemuse
    minutemuse Před 3 měsíci +3823

    Not even Lily-Rose Depp’s cheekbones could carry this show.

    • Carrie S.
      Carrie S. Před 3 měsíci +42


    • yoooooongi
      yoooooongi Před 3 měsíci +12


    • Ditto
      Ditto Před 3 měsíci +36

      Oh damn, that has got to be the biggest roast to a show I've ever heard 😅

    • Grim Sister
      Grim Sister Před 3 měsíci +52

      It’s okay. Depp will do another Tim Burton film and buy her a new show

  • Optimas Crime
    Optimas Crime Před 3 měsíci +94

    It really proves no matter how great of a musical artist you are some people in the industry can't have luck like Hailee steinfeld has

    • Taylar Dotson
      Taylar Dotson Před 3 měsíci +25

      Yes, Hailee can sing and act really well. The Weeknd can't act at all

    • D.A
      D.A Před 3 měsíci +6

      @Taylar Dotsoneh she’s just an okay onscreen actor. But she’s fantastic at voice acting

    • Optimas Crime
      Optimas Crime Před 29 dny +1

      @godofnothing428 Everyone in the spider-verse and Arcane voice acting cast is top tier with thier performance's

  • StVodou
    StVodou Před 2 měsíci +10

    It’s called THE IDOL and Sam Levinson made it, so no, it wasn’t worse than I could imagine. She’s probably crying all the way to the bank, but I can’t help feeling sorry for Lily Rose Depp. Attempts to launch her as a Big Star right out of the gate have flopped-maybe because she didn’t get to find a style and/or develop a following with smaller roles or venues, as her dad did so brilliantly. Instead she took leads in mediocre star vehicles, which only drew attention to her inability to carry a film. This is more of the same; she’s a pretty girl with a big name, but that’s not enough to build a show around. Everything about THE IDOL says “Look at meeee!”, but when you do, there’s less there than meets the eye.

  • Shellybelly
    Shellybelly Před 3 měsíci +28

    Watching the 4 episodes gave me high blood pressure. I don't know how it did it, but the whole time I just felt grief. It was boring most times and whenever Tedros came on screen I actually had to pause to stall watching his awkward and weird scenes. Even typing about him now makes me feel a palpable amount of heartache. I felt drained afterwards, especially when they made that nasty episteins island 'joke'. In fact it was so bad I can't even see poor lily-rose in the same way either and let me not even get started on the Weeknd.

  • AJ Cliff
    AJ Cliff Před 3 měsíci +26

    I agree with your take on the potential of The Idol. It could have been a way better show which actually portrayed something worthwhile but since the producers didn't want it to bee "too much female perspective" this is what we get🙄.

  • cc-x3
    cc-x3 Před měsícem +4

    What I think is interesting is that the creator of euphoria had to deal with a young female blonde actor wanting less sex scenes in season two, and then he decides to write a show where there's a hot blonde young actor who's so badly wants to show her body. It's like a parody of real life except he's made it seem like the woman was the one who wanted it and not him.

  • Red Panda
    Red Panda Před 3 měsíci +6589

    The worst part about this show is despite all the crazy plot lines it still manages to be one of the most boring shows I have seen

    • yokai
      yokai Před 3 měsíci +333

      right? all that money , time, wasted and so much controversy just for it to be boring

    • Treatpeoplewithkindness
      Treatpeoplewithkindness Před 3 měsíci +97

      Agree at the end of the day the worst "sin" od a show is being boring

    • Ks
      Ks Před 3 měsíci +270

      Exactly. And for a show who focuses so much on sex it still manages to be completely unsexy 💀

    • GlobalMovement
      GlobalMovement Před 3 měsíci +115

      I Watch it to crack on it lol. The show is ridiculously bad. It’s basically a long soft porno with The Weeknd’s music on the background every 5 minutes.

    • Erin Biko
      Erin Biko Před 3 měsíci +10

      Yes! I've found is so long and boring 😂😅

  • Macey Morcom
    Macey Morcom Před 3 měsíci +36

    I absolutely cannot believe they made that Epstein Island “joke”. Not much makes me legitimately gasp, but that did.

    • Georgia N
      Georgia N Před 2 měsíci

      Actually one of the worst "jokes" I've ever heard

  • hyunjin_wafles
    hyunjin_wafles Před 2 měsíci +75

    him saying that jennies the best character just so that blackpink stans dont attack him is the best part lol

  • Circe Pheme
    Circe Pheme Před 2 měsíci +74

    The part about her characters non-existing personality is so true, it really made me wonder who her fans even are and how she seems to be so popular?? Like what is there to like??

    • Milky Way
      Milky Way Před 2 měsíci +7

      She's pretty, that's probably why

    • Moe
      Moe Před 2 měsíci +4

      @Milky Way Yep, 80% of popular people are just extremely attractive and that's about it

  • TheTardisDreamer
    TheTardisDreamer Před 3 měsíci +6

    As someone studying acting and who has done some intimacy training you are 100% right in calling out that intimacy coordinator scene... That is... Yikes. Especially given the show enjoys exploiting and fetishising abuse and trauma (including sexual abuse). I mean, talk about being tone deaf. It's also hilariously ironic considering they would've had an intimacy coordinator for much of the filming of the show.

  • Varshini Kogali
    Varshini Kogali Před 3 měsíci +17

    Alex is like a big brother who reviews movies and shows for us because they are not that very safe... :)))

  • JohnnyCola Drums
    JohnnyCola Drums Před 3 měsíci +4588

    This show is the epitome of "To someone who's never seen the ocean, a puddle looks really deep."

    • ???
      ??? Před 3 měsíci +70

      Holy f*ck, what a great quote.
      Didn't euphoria nail the mental illness part, i mean at least a part of it ive heard? How did they make that sound like a parody

    • orpheous reads
      orpheous reads Před 3 měsíci +109

      ⁠@???the actors of euphoria had some say even if not enough about the script, the casting is full of really talented people and the writer actually suffered with addiction so he took away from his own experiences, this show doesn’t have any of it, just the objectification of women part

    • arandoots arandano
      arandoots arandano Před 3 měsíci +4

      @orpheous reads exactly

    • Pop scent
      Pop scent Před 2 měsíci

      What does that mean 😅

    • Alex Martell
      Alex Martell Před měsícem

      You mean really depp

  • Subham Mishra
    Subham Mishra Před 3 měsíci +15

    The fact that The Idol and Succession are both produced by the same company blows my brain.

  • AcedNM
    AcedNM Před 3 měsíci +3

    There isnt a day going by where i dont laugh at ur vids. Doesn't matter if its an older one you make my day everytime. Thank you!

  • Suraya
    Suraya Před 3 měsíci +11

    I love insatiable bc it doesn’t actually take itself seriously and fully commits to the ridiculousness. The idol is just very tryhard

  • Kudos2 Me
    Kudos2 Me Před 3 měsíci +57

    I feel like Lily Rose-Depp signed onto this show with the earlier script. Then some time later the new script arrived and she was like “Oh…please…no”

    • mavi Ana
      mavi Ana Před 2 měsíci +8

      yeah she already filmed scenes with the original script

  • Just Some Random Fan Girl
    Just Some Random Fan Girl Před 3 měsíci +80

    As a long time Blink, Alex’s ending sent me 😂😭. I hope Jennie can get a more better role next time. She has so much potential. Everything aside I’m convinced this show was only made to live out Abel & Sam’s sick fantasy :/.

    • Anika Orpa
      Anika Orpa Před 2 měsíci +4

      Her acting is bad

    • allah diyen koko
      allah diyen koko Před 2 měsíci +5

      her acting is really bad

    • marry me jisoo
      marry me jisoo Před 2 měsíci +4

      Her acting was horrible btw

    • sworn
      sworn Před 2 měsíci +5

      yes as a big bp fan, can’t lie her acting was sort of embarrassing

    • Just Some Random Fan Girl
      Just Some Random Fan Girl Před 18 dny +1

      @swornyou’re right I can’t deny it. She was quite stiff & emotionless. Maybe with more practice she’ll get better

  • Ash
    Ash Před 3 měsíci +4706

    The Idol was 95% shot then The Weeknd and Sam came on board, fired the female director and rewrote the script because they said “it was too much from a female perspective”. They are both disgusting.

    • SpaceFoxxxx
      SpaceFoxxxx Před 3 měsíci +278

      Wow wtf bro

    • Random Name
      Random Name Před 3 měsíci +678

      Wow, no wonder it sucks. I would have liked to see the original.

    • usernotfound
      usernotfound Před 3 měsíci +45

      Heck yeah, the way its supposed to be done 🎉

    • lol k
      lol k Před 3 měsíci +195


  • Flame
    Flame Před 2 měsíci +2

    the fact that we have underrated, underappreciated, absolutely stunning Indie directors, actors, animators, artists, writers, and photographers
    while the mainstream media is being flooded by stuff like this who mind you take hundreds of millions of dollars just to make in this day and age is just... abysmal
    and I mean no shade to the actually talented people who work on this but have to conform to the whip of whatever management think will be good

  • doro626
    doro626 Před 3 měsíci +5

    I binged The Idol yesterday and I am confused, but less because ep 5 is the last episode. I don't think this will get a second season. This felt like all the left over ideas that werent good enough to go into Euphoria meets a Japanese pop idol Hentai movie.
    I also felt the Disney kid curse that plagued ( insert young Disney star that wants to be taken seriously when they get older) has been farmed for the plot. Depp disagrees twice with Backpfeifengesicht. Once over something that could get her pregnant and the second time over humiliating her friend. BUT hes humiliated her friend before and she was fine with it and they have had sex multiple times and that never came up.
    I think these shows are all just tests, to see if Metoo is over and tv shows can exploit women again by pressuring them into nude scenes and freaking sex scenes. All the nudity they had in EUphoria and after the fact they go, OH maybe it was too much. You already got Sydney out there naked and her grandma saying she got the best t*ts in hollywood. you did what you set out to do.

  • a.d. W
    a.d. W Před 2 měsíci +10

    Alex's laughter at times has me cracking up.
    I've never seen this show but because people have spoken so bad of it. I won't.

    • Josh Nicholson
      Josh Nicholson Před 2 měsíci

      Well maybe you should because most of what he's said about the show is outdated as of the final episode

  • Ramen Noodles
    Ramen Noodles Před 3 měsíci +18

    An episode of The Idol a day keeps the serotonin away

  • April J. Johnson
    April J. Johnson Před 3 měsíci +4

    Thank you for the coverage and day is definitely made better because of your work here 😊

  • hvnz g8
    hvnz g8 Před 3 měsíci +3449

    sam levinson really saw everyone pointing out and criticizing the bad things about euphoria, and decided to make a show based on all those exact things that dragged euphoria down.

    • lesliexhale
      lesliexhale Před 3 měsíci +106

      Euphoria really has its moments where I think it’s good but there’s still so many glaring problems with it that it’s hard to overlook.

    • whoisdis
      whoisdis Před 3 měsíci +24

      It's sick that the show is almost decent till tedros rat tail comes on the screen

    • just a nigga with a rocket launcher
      just a nigga with a rocket launcher Před 3 měsíci +3

      i guess somethings wrong with me because i like this a little more than euphoria

    • hvnz g8
      hvnz g8 Před 3 měsíci +7

      @whoisdis seriously tho like i watched a different commentary video about the show, and there was the scene of jocelyn talking with the cult members while one of them is singing, the acting in that scene was so good and drew you in to the characters stories ….and then the weekend comes back on screen

    • LDAWG_780
      LDAWG_780 Před 3 měsíci +1

      @lesliexhale Yah well said. Euphoria is honestly a very confusing show that had many unnecessary things especially the first season. But I feel like everyone who's watched Euphoria can say that the second season had a more intriguing storyline and the actors 1000% ate their roles.

  • neeko2d
    neeko2d Před 3 měsíci +10

    it would've been such an interesting plot if it's executed in the right way with the right people, too. the dark side of the idol industry is not talked about enough by the media, and im serious when i say that an anime does better than them in showing it. (oshi no ko)

  • Maria Harrison
    Maria Harrison Před 3 měsíci +6

    Never heard of this show, but watching the cute little guy and the way you talk and describe I'd watch you do a video on the weather. Love your videos, if I'm having a bad day, i watch you and coffee is coming out of my nose as i laugh. Thank you for your time. 😆

  • The Conundrum
    The Conundrum Před 3 měsíci +7

    I’ve observed a very large portion of ‘romance’ movies over the past couple of years always seem to have the main characters (especially the women) be tormented by horrible traumas. Like it’s so hard to find a movie or show nowadays where the MC’s parents haven’t died in some brutal way or the Mc is being physically or sexually abused. And as for the guys, there is always a dead mom to make up for the dudes awful stalker is behavior. Because then the movie can go “Oh he is such a creepy asshole to you FL, but his moms dead so might as well forgive him” 😊I mean is it really so much to ask for that we have relatively normal, at least somewhat happy characters to watch?

  • Probably Positivity
    Probably Positivity Před 3 měsíci +4

    Please keep reviewing this to save people the trouble of supporting it in any way. Also nice to see you review it.

  • Elīna Saulīte
    Elīna Saulīte Před 25 dny +5

    this movie is yet another example of this trend of movies/ books/ music that perpetuates that you cannot possibly enjoy s€x unless you're beaten, spit on, degraded and tortured during it 😂 God forbid you actually want loving s€x, oh the horror of "vanilla" (aka, non-abusive intimacy)

  • elexa
    elexa Před 3 měsíci +5

    tbh i enjoy watching the idol, i’ve never laughed so hard at a show that is trying so hard to be edgy. it had so much potential but sam and the weeknd just shat all over it. also there is absolutely nothing intimidating about the weeknd lol, and the rest of the cast is the only thing mildly holding this show together

  • S B
    S B Před 3 měsíci +30

    The only good part of this show so far was Jocelyn having an episode on set because that was heartbreaking

  • ollie love
    ollie love Před 3 měsíci +9

    You put it into words perfectly. All of the underlying shit is what gets me, it’s not even the acting for me. It’s just the messages that they’re sending!!

  • SupposedlyMel
    SupposedlyMel Před 3 měsíci +14

    no doubt there was a pretty good and clever show in this from the previous writer, who was a woman, writing about a woman. but then she basically got thrown out and the weeknd threw a tantrum and said there was "too much of the female persepctive" so...we're stuck with this.

  • ne_pharos
    ne_pharos Před 3 měsíci +25

    Alex explaining the sponsor was 10x better than the show he then continued to talk about

  • A D
    A D Před 3 měsíci +6218

    As a survivor of abuse and someone who works with survivors, I wanted to thank you for your comments regarding how The Idol (and, honestly, Euphoria) fetishizes and exploits abuse for shock value and profit.

    • N B
      N B Před 3 měsíci +382

      No experience with this myself but I'm so happy about these comments. Don't let these hollywood weirdos normalize shit like this.

    • ANYAAA
      ANYAAA Před 3 měsíci +156

      Yeah it's disgusting.

    • Sofia Moreira
      Sofia Moreira Před 3 měsíci +42

      Thank you for pointing this out. I’m in the same boat and really appreciate that Alex talked about this too.

    • MknkMzk
      MknkMzk Před 3 měsíci +6

    • Just Dabira
      Just Dabira Před 3 měsíci +14

      I thought Euphoria just shows what high school teens go through? It doesnt romanticize it.

  • Maja B
    Maja B Před 3 měsíci +3

    This show alone shows that talented writers must have their demands met. Its so clear here to see what streaming services fast fashion shit is only able to produce.

  • Andrew Tobin
    Andrew Tobin Před 3 měsíci +5

    I wonder how a writer who has had major issues with pressuring young actresses into nudity came up with a plot line where someone trying to protect a young performer from possibly problematic nudity is the bad guy?

  • Vasquez
    Vasquez Před 27 dny +5

    Being JOHNNY DEPP'S daughter, you would think she would be on some Margot Robbie level of acting. But no. Instead she does clown ish like this 🥴

  • amylomo
    amylomo Před 3 měsíci +13

    it’s sad because when i see clips of this show that are just focused on the behind the scenes of the industry and all the rehearsing, producing, modelling stuff it actually seems interesting. i’d definitely watch a show about a modern pop star just trying to navigate the industry. but the whole 50 shades of grey sex cult plot and that damn rat tail are too much for me to sit through

  • Dimples D
    Dimples D Před 3 měsíci +1

    Please do more adult show reviews. This was soooo good. Love your channel.

  • Kate
    Kate Před 3 měsíci +9575

    As Alex said, we should all formally apologise to Edward Cullen.

    • C.hloé
      C.hloé Před 3 měsíci +720

      I mean as silly as the Twilight movies are the cast is actually good and Rob Patinson never took himself that seriously 😭

    • Collin Keyser
      Collin Keyser Před 3 měsíci +48

      And Christian Grey.

    • T M
      T M Před 3 měsíci +355

      ​@Collin Keyserwoah woah woah let's not take it that far 😂

    • Ditto
      Ditto Před 3 měsíci +155

      I hate how people made that his entire character, the poor guy hated it and is actually a competent actor, even he regrets getting the role 😮‍💨

    • C.hloé
      C.hloé Před 3 měsíci +93

      @Ditto I don't think he should regret it, it allowed him to get other roles that he likes more ! He is a great actor I'm sure most people agree with that.

  • jeezbegeezman
    jeezbegeezman Před 3 měsíci +9

    I was just about to applaud you for not mentioning Jennie at all and then the last part happened and I died laughing. Great commentary as usual!

  • Luna Witcher Art
    Luna Witcher Art Před 3 měsíci +4

    Aw, I miss Insatiable. What a beautiful trainwreck of a plot that show had. Somehow by the time it got cancelled, 6 characters had already been offed by the main character. Unfortunately they never cared enough to have girlie act like she was real unhinged doing that. Her acting when she lost everything and resorted to food was real good, though.

  • future hofer
    future hofer Před 3 měsíci +4

    I heard that the show had a more empowering take on jocelyn and was more about her exploring herself in a good way stuff like that, but some people including The Weeknd himself apparently said the show was too "feminist" and they fired the director (or producer I dont remember) and they converted it into this crap 💀

  • Anu Blossom
    Anu Blossom Před 3 měsíci +46

    Now I'm really curious about what Amy Seimetz version of The Idol would have looked like

  • Michaela
    Michaela Před 2 měsíci +1

    Oh I legit hadn't watched a video of yours since November 2018! I remember the Riverdale ones being hilarious. I love how your animations have progressed!
    I'm not a big fan of anyone in this, so I knew with the announcement that Jennie would not have a big part I wouldn't be tuning in. If she *was* female lead they would've had to actually write quality material and not be sooo weird and edgy. Seriously, holy shit it's unbelievable the lines in those scenes that you showed were approved! But then again it's HBO and for so long their shows have been about shock value. This show definitely couldn't air on cable.

  • SparkleMotion
    SparkleMotion Před 3 měsíci +3883

    Sam Levinson is just showing how damaged and broken he is by exploiting these young girls like Lily and "Cassie" on Euphoria. Sam Levinson is disgusting.

    • Ks
      Ks Před 3 měsíci +406

      Not to mention both of those girls look like his mother in real life

    • Lenny Pepper
      Lenny Pepper Před 3 měsíci +242

      Agreed. He’s so gross and creepy

    • Panna Johns
      Panna Johns Před 3 měsíci +147

      @Ks Giving me Sangwoo vibes

    • Jöhn Stevïe
      Jöhn Stevïe Před 3 měsíci +111


    • Everafterhighforever
      Everafterhighforever Před 3 měsíci +8


  • no one
    no one Před 3 měsíci +6

    "I think there could have been a really good, a really clever show in here"
    Alex is feeling the lingering air of what this show was supposed to be, under a female director, who was fired by the weekend because he wanted "less female perspective" 💀💀after the show was already 80% WRITTEN.
    yeah Alex, safe to say there WAS a better show somewhere there. the male hold of the industry just won once again

  • Tasfia Tasfi Islam
    Tasfia Tasfi Islam Před 3 měsíci +37

    "I mean this show makes 'Twilight' looks like masterpiece.. Watching Tedros makes me wanna apologise to Edward. Perhaps we all judged you a little too harshly."
    Trust me I never thought Edward Cullens is not that bad of a character... The character had flaws but character wasn’t that horrible...
    By as you said later, 'Jocelyn' or 'Tedros' wasn’t interesting or deep at all... Well, Edward at least had some depth and was a little bit interesting...

  • Guytano Lamotta
    Guytano Lamotta Před 2 měsíci +4

    This show had so much potential . Cinematography was was on point . They need to recast tedros whole style and vibe . The character is reminiscent of a “spoof” movie .

  • Verinexa
    Verinexa Před 3 měsíci

    This video is less funny than the other but it's very interesting, like the video essays you did before ; i don't watch the show but it's nice to know your opinion about it and you make a lot of good points in your analysis.

  • Cece
    Cece Před 3 měsíci

    Every time I watch your videos about bad cinema it really just makes me watch them even more to have a good laugh

  • lizie eskz
    lizie eskz Před 3 měsíci +3081

    i feel like the show did exactly what it was trying to criticize-

    • Samantha Ramos
      Samantha Ramos Před 3 měsíci +189

      It did, but that`s a lie lol they only said they wanted to criticize to get away with it and see if people fall for it, because then, if folks don`t like it they can always try to pull off the "I guess you are not smart enough to get it" card, wich fits the egotistical pretentious nature of Sam Levinson,...I mean, the guy had the audacity to claim at Cannes that this thing would be the biggest show of the summer 😂😂

    • Derek Johns
      Derek Johns Před 3 měsíci +7

      ​@Samantha RamosI think they tried the same thing with BvS

    • derek diana johnson
      derek diana johnson Před 3 měsíci +6

      hey hey leia said it was bad in the latest episode that means it's against that.

    • yokai
      yokai Před 3 měsíci +5

      @Samantha Ramoscrying at the festival too like 😭😭

    • fatherlord
      fatherlord Před 3 měsíci +16

      before levinson stepped in, a female director lead the show but she ended up quitting. it was supposed to be satirical and more female focused before levinson scrapped 80% of the show and made it a wannabe revenge porn. rolling stones wrote a lengthy artical on it and interviewed the staff that quit, and they said "the idol became a parody of itself" or something along those lines

  • Em B
    Em B Před 2 měsíci +8

    I would LOVE to hear your take on the last 2 episodes... it get's more crazy.

  • Harmony April
    Harmony April Před 3 měsíci +1

    A good half of the videos I watch on your channel are about shows that I either have never heard of or am not at all interested in and the only reason I am watching a review of it is because it's one of your videos cause I find them funny so for me at least it doesn't matter if a dozen other CZcamsrs have said the same thing since I don't watch their videos.

  • Mattson Owens
    Mattson Owens Před 3 měsíci +1

    honestly, his rant about the context of the stuff her mom did is so true though. like sometimes I feel like shows or movies really force the situation into existence to really like aggressively emotionalize the situation which in my opinion isn't right at all. I can appreciate his thoughts on that cause I don't think it's talked about enough.

    • Josh Nicholson
      Josh Nicholson Před 2 měsíci

      Watch the whole thing, that's all I can say

  • Flame
    Flame Před 2 měsíci

    it's so weird that today we have shows like this that would feel like something you would put in some other show or movie to either reference/parody the real world equivalent

  • Musaxcoco
    Musaxcoco Před 2 měsíci +23

    And we all thought Riverdale was the bottom of the barrel💀This show is just an excuse for Sam Levinson to create his own fetishes and I can't believe HBO let him.

  • Margaret McFarland
    Margaret McFarland Před 3 měsíci +3398

    It's sad that so many good shows, especially animated shows, were cut prematurely and removed from HBOMAX and yet horrible shows like this and Velma not only stay but are being promoted heavyhandedly. Just...awful.

    • MagicCardboardBox
      MagicCardboardBox Před 3 měsíci +119

      I have to imagine there's a couple of new executives that just really love this edgy shite that keep everything else back.

    • Cerise
      Cerise Před 3 měsíci +115

      Blame the people who "hate watch" these shows, therefore boosting the ratings despite the negative reviews.

    • *TheMarshmallowConnoisseur*
      *TheMarshmallowConnoisseur* Před 3 měsíci +13

      It’s all due to the direction of David Zaslav the current CEO

    • Lady Hound
      Lady Hound Před 3 měsíci +8

      Westworld 💔

  • Sera Fina
    Sera Fina Před 3 měsíci +2

    🤣🤣🤣 best advertisement segue ever. Nailed the review and summed up my feelings on the trauma-tainment genre too. You're funny as ever, thanks for the video ❤

  • ming lou
    ming lou Před 3 měsíci +2

    just one thing: I don't think it's very fair to compare this show to Euphoria. Sure, the characters in Euphoria were defined by their trauma, but it ultimately resulted in unique personalities which exceeded their initial trauma. The trauma in Euphoria often creates archetypes or stereotypes of people, and while it may seem shallow at first glance, it provides a powerful commentary on numerous issues in society as well as an engaging storyline

    • ThenaBlade
      ThenaBlade Před 3 měsíci +1

      Personally, I don’t think that Euphoria handled trauma well either. Specifically in the second season. Rue progressively gets worse, and then her problems are almost miraculously solved by the end which focuses more on Cassie’s conflict with Maddy. Kat is also sidelined in the second season and Jules’ entire arc seems to revolve around Rue until the end where Nate does 1 good thing his entire life.

    • LDAWG_780
      LDAWG_780 Před 3 měsíci

      @ThenaBlade I feel like Rue being worse in the second season is more real than her getting a happy ending. It shows how some addicts really f*ck up their lives and the lives of the ppl around them. Zendaya is honestly one of the only reasons I watch it but it does a better job of confronting trauma than this. (Like how Lexi showed the other characters how they act with her play )

  • 7294bryan
    7294bryan Před 3 měsíci +17

    The weekend's bad acting makes me look forward to Monday