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By Martin Brown, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Sci-fi thriller explores the dangers of technology.

TV Fox Drama 2020
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The Singularity -- the point at which technology gains a life of its own and can no longer be controlled -- has long been a subject of science fiction. Today, the idea that technology could take over the world feels as frightening as ever. NeXt combines sci-fi horror with familiar TV drama elements. For example, there's a team of FBI investiagtors, and the outsider is the only person that can help them crack the case. The premise is strong enough to overcome some melodramatic plot points and create a genuinely suspensful show in the style of 24. Better yet, NeXt takes the opportunity to ask powerful questions about the impact technology has on our everyday lives, as well as the ethics and motives behind those who create and control it.

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