Can a parody be too perfect? Not ‘perfect’ in the sense of a genuine cinematic masterpiece, but perfect in just how completely it mimics the very thing that it parodies so that it almost becomes indistinguishable from what it ridicules? If a film parodies tropes and clichés which have become tiresome and expected but does it incredibly well, is the parody itself banal? Where is this line drawn? These are a few of the questions a viewer might ask throughout the new Netflix series, The Woman in the House Across the Street From the Girl in the Window, or maybe even before they’ve finished reading the title.
The new Netflix original series stars Kristen Bell (as a woman convinced she’s seen a murder), and often slips from a parody into what it’s parodying.Read MoreMovieWeb – Feed