Marco Polo series. I am not a fan of series, but a few will remain in my memory. We are talking about these good memories and memories (may fate be kind) for the whole, long life. One of those good series is the series Marco Polo. I would like to write that it is strange that from Netflix, but it is not strange because there are more fairly good productions from this stable. Someday I will write a collective entry, but it will be sometime. We are currently evaluating this series.
Marco Polo series – it’s interesting
This is a good definition of my feelings when watching this series. It is interesting. A lot is going on, a lot of nice characters, a lot of action, lots of plots, a lot of momentum, a pinch (I emphasize a pinch) of history. Overall, I like this baked bread. I watched the series at one speed. Well, maybe not as intense as watching the series Game of Thrones (I will write about it during the review GoT) but it was intense to a degree rarely seen in me (but sometimes when such a feeling of insufficiency manifests itself, it can even take the form of dangerous madness and sitting face-to-face on the screen – this was the case Amazon Prime The Expanse. Best SF Series? What to watch in 2021?). Interestingly, I returned to this series with pleasure. Which will also be reflected in the assessment.
Marco Polo series – a good union of 2 cultures
While watching this series, I had the impression that I was watching the spirit of the East and the spirit of the West at the same time. There are a lot of elements typical of Chinese productions in this film (action, shots, games, decorations, etc.), but there is a tangible dose of the Western style of presenting a film work (good American, not ambitious European). I might as well have written the opposite. The film is a production from the USA by the director John Fusco. There are a lot of actors associated with „eastern” productions so maybe that’s the reason. Maybe the director allowed a certain emanation of the Eastern spirit in the acting? Who knows. I don’t know what happened, but as I wrote before – I like the final product.
Marco Polo series – great roles
Lots of interesting roles, but also a lot of really likeable ones. There is a pleasant harvest. I didn’t notice a single role where something didn’t suit me. Great roles for good but also bad ones. On the plus side, the characters are ambiguous in their assessment. The viewer has a lot to choose from. He can follow, cheer on, be delighted, irritated. As it happens in a series that offers much more in this respect than a regular movie.
Marco Polo series – effects and all the rest
Momentum. Chinese style. So it’s very good. Lots of scenes straight from the movie Crouching tiger, hidden dragon. So if someone watched this great picture (breakthrough because it disseminated a certain vision of cinema among the audience, not a breakthrough one, because if you are attentive, you have seen similar techniques before), you will immediately know what to expect (but for me there could be more scenes of this type). Music, landscapes, decorations, small and large ones, clothes, etc. It is fine, ladies and gentlemen.
Marco Polo series – small and big stories
I will write in bulk. so as not to use the word interesting again, let’s say it is interesting. Yes, my dear readers. The stories are interesting in this series. Maybe there aren’t many of them (one main story and a few large but easy-to-follow side stories) but they are well thought out. Theoretically, if you watch the series every few days, one episode, you can easily keep up. But as I already wrote. I watched with more frequency. I could not hold back.
Marco Polo Series – Netflix! You robber!
Netflix, instead of employing a few real experts for evaluation, project evaluations hired even more accountants, which only in excel watch numbers for here and now. They have no imagination and no foresight in terms of developing the quality of the Netflix VOD platform. Great series, interesting, many positive opinions and they canceled the project in the second season. I don’t understand that because the second season was also on the level! One would like an ugly curse, but well. I give myself and you.
Little good news – Netflix has made a related mini-series: Series Marco Polo One Hundred Eyes. It tells the story of one of the most interesting characters from the main seasons.
Marco Polo series – want to watch again in 2 years
Big. Big enough that if I scratch the time in the next two years, I will watch it for the third time.
Marco Polo series – final evaluation
I can recommend it with a clear conscience. The series is a few years behind it, but it can still be enjoyed in terms of the story told, but also the „technique” used to tell the story. Anyway, it has many more advantages.
reTraceX evaluates: I recommend.
Clarification of ratings in movie review:
At the outset, I warn you that not everyone movie will have all available ratings. There are simply fundamental assessments (the one that will always be), e.g. an assessment for a category. There are also ratings like „wanting to watch the next episode” that applies serials so it is difficult to demand the assessed one full-length film it had its raison d’être.
- Category: movie rating in its main category (of course, this is my subjective choice. Sometimes it may happen that a movie is e.g. SF share. I choose Action category because movie is better in this area. Sometimes I choose SF because in movie it can be very interesting element SFwhich will boost the film’s rating more strongly. As I said – this is it subjective evaluation but I’m not trying to hurt movie ratings. I always try to see that „something”.
- Main plot: assessment of the main story told / Side plots: e.g. flashbacks, side stories of characters
- Image, Music i Special effects: these can be historical costumes or life on another planet. I will not always pick out each of these elements. If I did not refer to it, it means that it was „neutral” in reception.
- Wanting to watch an episode: immediately after the previous one
- Willingness to come back in 2 years: would I like to see this movie or series again / was it a pleasure to watch the movie or series again
- Overall Impression: Without going into detail the overall reception.