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    Original Content podcast: Apple’s ‘Amazing Stories’ is thoroughly unamazing


    It’s been two-and-a-half decades due to the fact the information first broke that Steven Spielberg would be rebooting his ’80s anthology sequence “Amazing Stories” for Apple’s then-unnamed streaming support.

    Now, immediately after some powering-the-scenes drama, “Amazing Stories” has launched on Apple Television set+, with the initially two segments presently offered. The very first, “The Cellar,” is a time journey romance, although “The Heat” is a mixture ghost tale/murder thriller/sports activities drama.

    As we explain on the hottest episode of the Authentic Content podcast, it is really hard to inform specifically who this exhibit was manufactured for. Both of the episodes aired so considerably get really goofy, as if the display was produced for young ones — but they also move into incredibly darkish territory. Equally commence with acquainted setups, then get some stunning twists and turns, but the benefits are not quite fulfilling.

    In the conclusion, it was challenging for any of us to muster any enthusiasm for observing the show’s remaining a few episodes.

    You can listen to our whole evaluate in the participant under, subscribe applying Apple Podcasts or find us in your podcast participant of selection. If you like the display, be sure to let us know by leaving a overview on Apple . You can also mail us feedback specifically. (Or recommend shows and motion pictures for us to review!)

    And if you’d like to skip ahead, here’s how the episode breaks down:

    :00 Intro
    :44 “Amazing Stories” overview
    25:50 “Amazing Stories” spoiler discussion

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