In other words, there are some intense sex scenes. He's a cultural critic who hangs out with Chris Kraus and her husband Sylvere one time. Part of Chris discovering her voice means embracing and exploring her sexual desire, which saddles Hahn with provocative and explicit scene work and dialogue. In a just world, this would be the next selection of the Oprah Book Club. During the early, heady pioneer days of streaming, outlets particularly Netflix and Amazon seemed to hand out automatic renewals to every show they produced. All were metrics which hinted a favorite show was on the bubble. The young Chris finds herself in one such moment of phenomenal impotence during a performance piece:.
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Part of Chris discovering her voice means embracing and exploring her sexual desire, which saddles Hahn with provocative and explicit scene work and dialogue. It became too much like reading an intellectual's diary. Jan 18, Laura rated it it was amazing. Paperback , pages. I still flipped the pages maddeningly because I started interpreting everything through the Dick-lens, through what she is discovering about her current situation.
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Get details on the new shows! Things devolve from there. Chris wants Dick single-mindedly, the way Hillary Clinton wanted to be president, and our culture finds that objectionable, even gross. But this is different, because Eve and Adam wander the desert together once they are cast out of Paradise. At least Soloway still has an overall deal with Amazon for future projects. Because despite almost all of its comedic content winning over critics, as well as popular dramas like Bosch and Goliath , Amazon has yet to build up a widespread commercial appeal with its TV shows.
House of Cards was hotly pursued by multiple networks, but it landed at Netflix because the streamer agreed to produce two full seasons without even seeing a pilot. Money was also obviously a factor, but for many creators, the lure of going to a Netflix or Hulu was not having to stress over ratings or worry about people finding their show within a few weeks. And without advertisers and overnight ratings, it remains an easier proposition to micro-target certain kinds of audiences and super serve certain constituencies. But as everything else, that exercise as well runs its course and Chris is left to continue her crush and game by herself. It's really hard to describe, but it's super smart, very funny, and sad all at the same time.