At instances, it may be exhausting to inform precisely who “Locke & Key” was made for.
Tailored from a comic book guide sequence written by Joe Hill and illustrated by Gabriel Rodriguez, the present tells the story of the Locke household after they transfer into the mysterious Keyhouse, the place they quickly uncover hidden keys that can be utilized for quite a lot of magical functions.
With its emphasis on adolescent romance and magical powers, “Locke & Key” typically seems like a younger grownup adaptation, but it surely additionally strays into darker territory, with loads of horror, in addition to a persuasive give attention to the household’s ongoing trauma following the violent demise of husband/father Rendell Locke.
Regardless of some quibbles, your Unique Content material podcast hosts agree that the present manages to stability these totally different components successfully, with stunning plot twists, creepy visuals and a very compelling sibling relationship between the 2 teenaged Lockes, Tyler (performed by Connor Jessup) and Kinsey (Emilia Jones).
Along with reviewing the present, we additionally talk about the announcement that Netflix has acquired Adam McKay’s subsequent movie, “Don’t Look Up,” which can star Jennifer Lawrence. We had much less to say in regards to the film itself and extra about our respective attitudes in the direction of a possible asteroid apocalypse.
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And if you wish to skip forward, right here’s how the episode breaks down:
0:35 “Don’t Look Up” dialogue
14:19 “Locke and Key” spoiler-free evaluate
29:48 “Locke and Key” spoiler dialogue