Netflix’s CEO Believes Critics Trashed Bright Because They’re Out of Touch

There’s a cornucopia of things to dislike about Netflix’s orc cop movie Bright like the writing, the plot, and the way it literally uses demons as stand-ins for people of colour to make a point about systemic racism. But from Netflix CEO Reed Hastings’ perspective, the only people who weren’t really here for the film were critics and the only reason critics didn’t like it was because they didn’t get it. Read More >>

Netflix Is Officially Making a Sequel to Bright But Leaving One Player Behind

There’s a moment early into Netflix’s Bright, a cop movie that tries to blend social commentary about race with high fantasy, where Will Smith’s character beats a fairy to death with a broom while saying “fairy lives don’t matter.” Bright was not a good movie, but apparently, Netflix wants a sequel. Read More >>

The Orc Cop Movie Bright Messily Drags Tolkien Into the Modern Age

David Ayer’s Bright is incredibly ambitious. Too ambitious, in fact. It’s an avalanche of conflicting movie ideas all jammed into one. Some of them are fascinating, others familiar, and a few are downright awful. The result is a off-putting hodgepodge that never comes together, but isn’t wholly without its merits. Read More >>

Bright, a.k.a Orc Cop,Takes a Hard-Hitting Look at Elven Gangs and Orc Racism

Our first look at David Ayer’s orc cop movie Bright (still sadly not calledOrc Copsbarely scratched the weird surface of a movie that blends LAPD police drama with a world of magic and fantastical races. But its latest trailer really dives deep into the weird culture clash of a Los Angeles filled with magical species, and it’s really intriguing. Read More >>