LA REVOLUTION MOVIE REVIEW
Vive la France! Vive la révolucion! May of 1789 will forever live in infamy as the people of Paris rose up to abolish the French monarchy. This began what would become ten years of grisly savagery; the birth of the infamous Madame Guillotine causing the streets to run red with the blood of the aristocracy. But what if the streets didn’t run red with blood? What if that blood was, in fact, blue? That is the question posed by Netflix’s latest French supernatural thriller series, connecting the country’s famous uprising to an uprising of the dead. Mindy, Rose, Dogget, and Robert delve into this this show and its strange historical revisionism, and how it works a lot better than you’d think. Check out their review here, and try not to lose your head.
CREATED BY: Aurélien Molas and François Lardenois
STARRING: Amir El Kacem, Marilou Aussiloux, Doudou Masta, Amélia Lacquemant, Lionel Erdogan, Julien Frison, Coline Béal, Isabel Aimé González-Sola, Laurent Lucas, Dimitri Storoge, Gaia Weiss
Mindy Rast-Keenan (Screener Squad, Highly Suspect Reviews)
Having grown up in Nairobi, Kenya, and being very disappointed at the lack of riding elephants her cartoons had promised her, Mindy spends the majority of her time as a film, theater, and voice over actress in the Austin, Texas area. They still give her money for being on HBO that one time, with her name in the credits spelled wrong. A nerdy geek, this award-winning actress joined One of Us figuring she’d put her summa cum laude BFA acting degree to good use…by judging other people’s acting. In the few seconds she gets to herself, Mindy bakes for charity, knits eccentric plushies, plays original RPG’s with her gamemaster husband, and spends time with her soulmate, Batman.
Rose Mattox (Screener Squad, Eye On The Prize)
Originally hailing from Austin then Houston, Rose has been an avid movie and TV fanatic pretty much since birth. She spends spending her days watching Star Trek reruns, 60’s spy fiction, and Audrey Hepburn movies with her beloved minion (see: dog Riley). She also occasionally dabbles in comedy, screenwriting, as well as graphic and interior design. Rose has been contributing to One of Us since 2019 as a member of the Screener Squad, as well as making regular appearances on Eye on the Prize during awards season. She can be found on Twitter at @nightattheopera.
Danny Dogget (Screener Squad)
Hey persons, it’s your favorite canine Dogget! As many of you know, I don’t identify as a critic as much as a classy shock jock. That being said, I do my best to give all of you a well-balanced review filled with my true opinions and hopefully a few laughs. You can occasionally find me on other persons podcast like Mission Impodible (that’ll be 10 dollars Nathan). For the most part, you can find me doing reviews on Oneofus.net.
Robert Garza (Screener Squad)
If it weren’t for sad music and scary stories I wouldn’t be as well-adjusted and cheerful as I am today. Moonlighting as a musician off and on since adolescence, I am as big a fan of scores and needle drops as I am of slow zooms, production design, and third act exposition. Just about all of my screen time is spent on international horror, drama, and hour long episodic. Big fan of genre, and the biggest fan of supernatural horror and dark sci-fi with meaningful representation and narratives that use trauma, grief, and grace as more than surface-level content. Also, I read a ton of modern horror novels/comics and stan Matt Berry. In the before times I worked music and film festivals across the US and will hopefully return to that sometime in the future.
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