I have graduated from vlog adaptations of classic literature to a web series with an actually original story:
Inhuman Condition by KindaTV
Category: Web series
Find it on: YouTube
What it is:
An urban fantasy web series. In this world supernatural creatures are out and the public is not happy, imposing all sorts of regulations against them. The main protagonist is a psychotherapist who tries to help three young supernaturals: a werewolf, a zombie and, maybe, a god and becomes more and more involved in their personal problems and in social tensions.
How I found it:
As one of my background shows I watched Carmilla (without great enthusiasm, though) and checked what else the production company had available. I mostly liked the title but I’m not that demanding when it comes to web series anyway so I started watching and was surprised by its quality.
This show quite surprised me with its professionalism and I really wanted to find out how it ended.
Best things about it:
The acting is pretty good and I found the world of the story quite convincing.
It’s like a well thought-out short story in the supernatural genre and I’m impressed with how all the threads were neatly tied towards the end.
Worst things about it:
I guess it might be a bit depressing when you think about some of the themes but it didn’t bother me and I’m generally sensitive to such things. In other words, you should be fine.
I really enjoyed Tamar’s story (even if the traitorous lover was stolen from Orphan Black). The other two patients were also very convincing in their actually-very-human stories.
I guess the metaphor is a bit heavy-handed and you know I’m not a fan of those but it didn’t bother me enough to take away from my pleasure in the story and that is an achievement by itself.
I’ll be honest – with the way I watch these things, just with the corner of my eye and mostly listening to the dialogs I don’t feel qualified to judge many aspects of the shows which would actually require careful watching so I’ll say: none.
How it enriched my life:
It made a busy Saturday way more fun.
I was actually happy to have a ton of work on Saturday once I started watching the show because it gave me a chance to finish the whole series.
I would watch season 2 if they ever made it. For now I will give another KindaTV show a chance.
Any genre TV fan, really.
★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆
Next time: The Hunchback of Notre Dame