Altered Carbon: Resleeved Review

Altered Carbon Resleeved

It’s funny putting up the review for this after my review of Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045, as a lot of the things I said in that review I’d already put in the notes for this one: I don’t generally like CG animation and only watch it if its attached to a franchise I enjoy, this Netflix offering has cheap and stiff animation (though this time it looks a lot more stylised, compared to the bland look of GITS) and so on. That being said, Altered Carbon’s two seasons fall on either side of the good and bad spectrum for me, so let’s see how this effects it as the tie breaker!

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Altered Carbon Season 1 Overall Review

Altered Carbon S1

Altered Carbon is a great blend of many sci-fi tropes and ideas, beautifully brought to life with a high budget and a great cast. End of review… No, seriously, I loved it, and I knew nothing about it before it was suddenly advertised by Netflix. I mean, it was kind of funny that this month I’ve reviewed the two Blade Runner films and a bunch of the reimagined Battlestar Galactica, and this series has strong beats from both (although I will point out that the book “Altered Carbon” came out before the new BSG, so I’m not saying the similarities to resurrection technology was this show copying that!) So with that all said, let’s take a closer look!

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