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Peter Eng
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Dec-27-19, 02:34 PM (EDT)
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1. "RE: SSSS.Gridman"
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   Okay, first off, I can't believe they dug up SSSS and used anything from it. I mean, we're talking about a series where the transformation sequence was based on the protagonist strumming a power chord, the female lead saying something that made you think the character wanted to be a cheerleader, and the third character saying a non sequitur (until he was replaced by a generic airhead surfer.)

Really, the live-action visuals and characterization felt like they were leftovers from an 80s high school show.

> It's not just that, though; it's also better-written. Weird and trippy, yes,
> but one gets the sense that the general vibe of "I can't be sure what the hell
> is actually going on here" is cultivated instead of accidental.

I think it would have to be. It sounds like they didn't have much to work with, so they built on the weakness until it was a strength.

Peter Eng
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  RE: SSSS.Gridman Peter Eng Dec-27-19 1
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