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What's going on?: The Wachowskis' globe-trotting, empathetic 'Sense8'

What's going on?: The Wachowskis' globe-trotting, empathetic 'Sense8'

Spoiler alert: There is absolutely no way to talk about "Sense8" in all its queer glory without disclosing major spoilers. And that's largely because no one has any idea WTF is going on with this Netflix original for the first half of the season. "Sense8"—from trans filmmaker Lana Wachowski and her brother Andy, of "The Matrix" fame—is really one of the first pieces of media that seems site-specific to Netflix as a context. By that I mean that it's a bit like watching eight different films in different tabs, switching back and forth between different directors. Mostly, the unevenly paced, episodes of varying lengths scream for...

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