Christopher Nolan moderated a Q&A with Nathan Fielder and Benny Safdie to debate “The Curse,” the satirical comedy sequence starring Fielder and Emma Stone from Showtime and Paramount+, following a screening of the primary episode. The “Oppenheimer” director stated the present is “not like something I’ve ever seen on tv earlier than.”
“There are so few reveals that come alongside that genuinely haven’t any precedents,” Nolan stated. “I imply, you’re going again to issues like ‘Twin Peaks’ or ‘The Prisoner’ or Dennis Potter’s ‘Singing Detective’ — issues like that. So that you’re in an incredible house, and I can’t anticipate audiences to meet up with the climax.”
Nolan additionally praised Fielder’s HBO sequence “The Rehearsal” and Safdie’s filmography along with his brother Josh.
Fielder and Stone painting a married couple with their very own HGTV present referred to as “Fliplanthrophy.” Issues take a flip when an alleged curse begins to impression their relationship as they’re attempting to conceive. Safdie, who created the sequence with Fielder, additionally stars within the present as a TV producer who tries to catch the couple’s morally doubtful actions on digicam.
“’The Curse’ is undeniably efficient at making a temper, which implies each praise to the present additionally feels like a criticism. The present is a research of exploitation in any respect ranges that’s usually painful to observe. Whether or not that’s a cue to tune in or keep far-off is as much as you,” Selection’s TV critic Alison Herman wrote in her assessment.
All episodes of “The Curse” are actually streaming on Paramount+ with Showtime.