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WARNING: Awful English subtitling translation
My Spanish is barely passable but when the English subtitling appears to have been translated by an 8 year old, the distraction makes it almost impossible to enjoy the drama. Sadly, not an uncommon occurrence among foreign shows and though I may be in the minority because I speak a few languages, surely it can't be that expensive to hire translators who are actually fluent in both, or even multiple, tongues?
Even so, the plot is an old one, done by Karloff in the '30s if I recall correctly. This is a boring repetition of same, swaddled in color and fancy camera-work Don't waste your time.
No Limit (2012)
What went wrong?
This series started out great. Season one has great scripts, good characters, compelling plots and beautiful cinematography.
Season two rolled around and the production staff must have changed hands. Instead of nice, tight, two-part stories, we got a long, rather boring story arc that was confusing and consisted of catching a bad guy portrayed by an actor whose sole ability was to glare malevolently through smoke-hued glasses. The cinematography began to resemble Hollywood's, there were too many fight and shoot 'em up scenes.
Season three rolled around and is barely watchable. I don't even think I'll finish it. I think everyone quit giving a damn, including the actors. The plot is like caramel apple rolling down a dirty street, collecting whatever bits of debris lie in its path.
So, watch season one. It's great and beats the pants off anything out of Hollywood in the last 15 years. Watch season two, but be forewarned. Watch season three if you're a masochist or are stuck in a hospital bed with nothing better to do.
PS -- The subtitling (English) is excellent, except for the amusing omission of a certain swear word...
Not 2001: A Space Odyssey, but....
It makes for nice Twilight Zone episode. I think the guys who did it deserve some credit for the story and the storytelling. There's certainly nothing wrong with it and I don't know if a bigger budget would have helped all that much. The lack of it isn't in evidence, which is also to their credit.
What you've got is a supernatural premise and its conclusions; competently acted, shot, edited and scored. It's got a theme, a style, decent characterization and a compelling plot. Nothing more, nothing less.
There are far worse ways to spend 98 minutes and I enjoyed it. Rod Serling would be proud. In a word: sweet.