Reviewed by Janis Kirshner
It started out a somewhat promising story about superheroes… Zip (Jenna Gogan) finally makes her way up to the high Paris loft, where we find Wick (Greg Van de Mark).
Zip: I’m really tired.
Wick: So am I.
Zip: Why, did you fly here?
They’re antagonistic enemies, but we feel the sparks between them. (Pun intended- Zip can fly and Wick can create fire.) It’s the end of the world, as created by those pesky humans, and Zip and Wick have now lost their superpowers.
The company is trying hard, but come across as young and loud (shouting doesn’t make a line more meaningful). Over the course of 45 minutes (it feels longer), Z & W share some politics-lite, a sprinkling of regret, a handful of clichés and some human-envy after all.