Netflix’s “Yasuke” Travels the Road to What Could be Great Success

Courtesy: Netflix [Editor’s note: mild spoilers]  Partially foraged in history, Netflix’s “Yasuke” takes what it can from the limited details of the real samurai’s origin story.  Luckily,  series creator LeSean Thomas (“The Boondocks”, “The Legend of Korra”) and the stacked co-writing team ; Nick Jones Jr., Alex Larsen and musician Flying Lotus make the most…

“Strawberry Mansion” Sundance 2021 Review

Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Tyler Davis. If you were to drain the weird juice from Netflix’s original series  “Maniac,” “Black Mirror”, extract the pulp from  Michel Gondry’s “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” add a dash of The Beatles’ “Strawberry Fields Forever” and a scoop of hallucinogenic plot-laced bananas, you might come…