What do the films have in common? Top Gun – Maverick and Spiderhead ? Their director. Indeed, it is Joseph Kosinsky (already behind Tron – Legacy and oblivion) who was responsible for staging these two big spring blockbusters. However, where the first film is a hit at the cinema and allows Tom Cruise to prove that he is still one of the most powerful men at the box office, the second was released almost anonymously on Netflix.
Spiderhead forgotten by Netflix?
A suprise ? On paper, the answer is yes. After all, Spiderhead can count on a 5-star cast with the presence of Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Miles Teller (whiplash), Jurnee Smollett-Bell (Birds of Prey) or even Tess Haubrich (Alien: Covenant), but also on an interesting concept.
In this dystopia, we follow the experiments carried out by a brilliant scientist on various inmates sent to a secret establishment. The goal? Test on these guinea pigs different drugs capable of altering their emotions.
Also, while Netflix is already regularly criticized by professionals of the 7th Art, who often regret its lack of presence in the cinema and its “fast-food consumption” side which would prevent its works from living in time, this lack of support from the platform makes her find herself…
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