People are calling Netflix’s big new series a ‘masterpiece’

A new Netflix series is sweeping both critics and fans alike, with viewers describing the show as a “masterpiece.” You can see the trailer here:

If you’re not aware, Gaiman is the creative genius behind such TV greats as american gods Y good omens.

Plot-wise, the dark fantasy drama centers on Morpheus aka Dream (Tom Sturridge), a cosmic being who controls all dreams as he travels through different worlds and timelines to right the various wrongs that has committed.

According to the official synopsis, The Sandman it is described as “a rich mix of modern myth and dark fantasy in which contemporary fiction, historical drama, and legend seamlessly intertwine.”

The Sandman has been praised by fans and critics alike.  Credit: Netflix
The Sandman has been praised by fans and critics alike. Credit: Netflix

In case you’re not convinced enough, take a look at some of the thoughts from audience members who have already seen all ten episodes.

On Twitter, one wrote: “#TheSandman on Netflix is ​​a masterpiece, I know you all know that but I’ll take any opportunity to say it and say it again now that Sandman on Netflix is ​​a masterpiece.”

Did you hear them? A masterpiece.

Speaking of which, another commenter said: “#Sandman on #Netflix was a masterpiece! Thank you.

@neilhimself for sharing your gifts with the world.”

And as if that were not enough, a third added: “The Sandman on Netflix it’s a masterpiece and honestly one of the best shows of 2022.”

“Others would have made it grand and miss the quiet grace, the menace and the brittle fragility.”

A second chimed in: “Absolutely spot on in the casting with Tom Sturbridge as Morpheus in @Netflix_Sandman, he has me flawless and perfect in this role!”

High praise, so it’s no surprise a lot of people are now calling on the streaming giant to renew the show for a second season. Look at this space.

Meanwhile, series one is available to watch or rewatch on Netflix now, with each episode promising to offer something different.

Gaiman himself explained that each hour-long installment is as varied as the characters, telling Empire, “You watch Episode 1 and you’re like, ‘Oh, I get this: it’s like downton Abbey, but with magic.

“Then you may be wondering, ‘What the hell is this?’ for Episode 2 when you meet Gregory The Gargoyle in The Dreaming.

“Episode 5 is as dark and traumatic as it gets, then you have episode 6, which is probably the most enjoyable of all the episodes.”

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