Worth a peek.
As I briefly discussed here, kosmos is a 5-Part free to watch SF webseries with the twist that enough registered viewers must watch each episode to unlock the next. After a significant delay gathering enough viewers, the first episode has finally unlocked and is available now.
I still think the marketing idea is brilliant, a creative way to get your independently funded TV series to a wide enough audience that you might garner enough interest to be picked up by a network. It’s a shame it is wasted in the service of such a weak product. Nothing about it is exactly bad per se (and the opening credit sequence is beautiful enough to watch for its own sake), but it’s not particularly engaging either. The direction is very stiff, as is the acting. And hiring a musician, with no acting experience to speak of, as your emotionally tormented lead…
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