In an era where web series have become immensely popular, the simple construction of ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’ have tempted a lot of fans and filmmakers to witness the 13 books of Daniel Handler to be converted in to a series. Years ago, the film based on the same book, starring Meryl Streep, and Jude Law as the narrator, may have captured the essence of the story, nevertheless in an attempt to make it a two and a half hour film, they missed the important escape plans of the
The Bauldelaire children, Sunny, Violet and Klaus, witness the worst of times, when they come to know about their parents death, and since then, despite all odds, the siblings manage to develop an escape plan with their presence of mind and intelligence.
It’s difficult to say whether narrator Lemony Snickets simply enjoys making his innocent characters suffer, or whether he is just stating reality of the situation, like as if the tragedy was meant to be, because ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’ isn’t a story with a happy ending, (about which they warns at the very beginning of the show).
Despite all odds, the children inspire us all. In a room full of darkness, their presence act a hope of being a rescuer themselves. Due to strange turn of events, they become outlaws. ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’, makes us all think beyond what books tell us what to do and what not to do.The web-series adaptation remains successful as it stays true to its characters, concepts and tone. If you are not fond of happy endings, ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’ is a worthy watch all the way tothe final episode, which is appropriately called “The End.”
We Are Hiring - If you love binge-watching and follow everything related to the various OTT platforms and their content, here is your chance to turn the passion into a profession.
Get in touch with us at [email protected]