Snowpiercer

  • Snowpiercer’s S1 finale goes through the Looking Glass…

    The revolution aboard Snowpiercer is underway and both the front of the train and the ‘lower classes’ know that everything is in play. There’s been major blood-shed and loss and Layton (Daveed Diggs) wonders if their momentum can and should be maintained with such losses. It’s a concern that...
  • Viva la ‘Revolutions’ as Snowpiercer launches its class-action battle-cry…

    Layton has revealed Melanie’s darkest secret and as the other ‘movers and shakers’ of the train react to the news, everyone begins to re-evaluate their power-bases and future. In the first class carriages, Melanie is imprisoned and Ruth reels at her betrayal but the Folgers and Commander Grey see...
  • Snowpiercer faces external, internal and ‘Engine Eternal’ problems…

    In the wake of the trial Melanie realises that the reactions to the verdict could tear the train apart on a social level. But that could become a literal catastrophe when a minor engineering fault escalates into a situation that could derail the 1001-carriage transport and her knowledge of...
  • Snowpiercer’s directed verdict – do the eyes have it?

    The trial of LJ Folger (Annalise Basso) begins with plenty of people already deciding what the outcome should be. Pressure is put on Melanie (Jennifer Connelly) from the likes of LJ’s  rich and powerful parents but also from the less rich, but still highly influential Audrey (Lena Hall), mistress...
  • Best Served Cold: Layton sub-zeroes in on ‘Snowpiercer’ answers…

    Layton’s investigation continues, but so do the killings and  the newly-conscious Nikki is found to have had that reawakening halted by a knife to the throat. But with movement between the carriages restricted after problems at the fight-club, the killer’s return to First Class is prevented and the net...
  • Snowpiercer 1.2: Bracing but still offering cold comfort?

    Layton comes under more pressure to solve the murders that have taken place further up the train. While genuinely looking at the crimes and factors involved, he also tries to find a way to blueprint the train and send a message back to the tail-end for when the revolution...
  • How to drag your train on: Can ‘Snowpiercer’ series stay on track?

    Seven years ago, with the world killing itself with its wars and its climate, an experiment to save the Earth went horribly wrong, plunging the planet into all-encompassing ice-age. In a last desperate attempt at survival, a 1001-carriage train was created to ferry the world’s richest and most influential...
  • Friedman won’t weather ‘Snowpiercer’ series…

    Industry site Variety is reporting that the television adaptation of the cult movie Snowpiercer won’t be leaving the platform with its current showrunner Josh Friedman. Friedman, who was serving as executive producer and had already penned the pilot episode has left the production over ‘creative differences’ and, as yet,...