Mr Robot brings a horror sensibility to this week's dream-like season two episode, Logic Bomb...
This review contains spoilers.
2.5 Logic Bomb
Mr Robot can create atmosphere out of thin air. That’s one of its best aspects. In addition to its fascinating lead character and somehow realistic yet bonkers plots, the mood that Mr Robot creates is its unlike anything else on TV: frenetic, dissociative, fun.
In that sense, the show is not entirely dissimilar to a horror movie. Both need to bring an interesting enough concept to the table but after that it’s all about developing a strong pallor of dread. Logic Bomb, roughly the halfway point of season two considering episode one was actually episodes one and two, brings that sense of horror movie dread better than any Mr Robot episode before it.
Instead of using merely similar stylistic techniques of a horror movie,