Insightful review by Arlene Wicks Allen about what Marvel’s Inhumans gets terribly wrong about freedom:
Note: The original post contains some strong language.
I had heard that Marvel’s Inhumans was bad weeks before I saw the premiere two weeks ago. I thought maybe the acting was bad, or production values were weak – which I kind of doubted, because Iwan Rheon (Game of Thrones’ Ramsay Bolton) and it’s ABC/Disney.
I had no idea that it would be the actual story.
Don’t worry about spoilers here, because nothing has happened yet to get excited enough over to even want to tell anyone about.
Here’s the plot: On the planet of Attilan, a royal family of Inhumans (people with super powers) rule over people who have no special powers. At a certain age, they undergo treatment at the hands of a geneticist that pushes their latent talent to manifest. Those who are determined to have no powers, the lowly humans, are thrown into the mining pits.
The flaw: the royals are supposed to be the…
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