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Jordan Peeles The Twilight Zone Reboot Is a Predictable Dud

The past is the past, repeats writer Justin Sanderson (Jordan Peele, Rod Serlings masterful 1959-1964 anthology: its hard to recapture the magic of a true original. Nightmare at 20,000 Feet concerned a passenger (played by Serial as paranoia-inducing prophecy. Throughout, The Twilight Zone casts its ominous action in distinctly modern terms. The problem is that, in three of its maiden four outings (which run anywhere from 36-54 minutes), both the message and the twistif a stab at the latter is even madeare so obvious that their wannabe-timeliness cant save them.…

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