SSSS.GRIDMAN: Stylish, Subversive, Surprising, Soulful

Watching SSSS.GRIDMAN feels a lot like a fever dream. There are long, hazy sequences in which characters walk and talk in uninterrupted camera shots for an uncomfortable period of time. The dialogue is stunted, almost businesslike, with characters speaking in tight sentences that convey exactly what they mean, nothing more. For around 90% of the…