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Old 11-03-2017, 02:10 PM   #1321
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I'm rewatching Rome in HD with my partner.

We finished Downton Abbey a couple of weeks ago. Not sure if it's anyone's cup of tea here, but if you try it, you might like it.

The new Curb is indeed very good. The waiter who can't give a straight answer is hilarious.

I'm rewatching The Twilight Zone. My personal favourite episode is Judgement Night.

Series 3 of Twin Peaks was not great. Too many episondes and too wander-y. Some good scenes though, and I liked how the last episode ended.

I tried American Gods but it's not to my taste.
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Old 11-03-2017, 05:22 PM   #1322
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Old 11-04-2017, 10:53 AM   #1323
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Alias Grace (Netflix series) is very good so far, do recommend. It's like In Treatment set in the 1800's or something. If you like psychological stuff, like Manhunter, I'm sure you'd enjoy this.
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Old 11-07-2017, 06:52 PM   #1324
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Re-watching Twin Peaks before I get to the new season.
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Old 04-05-2018, 04:10 AM   #1325
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recently saw Altered Carbon. was craving for some good sci-fi. budget is obviously pretty high and the art design is great (i prefer it to the new blade runner). it starts out ok, but it quickly transforms into one of the worst, stupidest tv shows i have seen in a long long time. fucking Killjoys and Dark Matter are better written than this piece of shit
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Old 04-05-2018, 03:25 PM   #1326
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rewatching AD for the umpteenth time and i still liked it better when he just said annyong
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Old 04-05-2018, 03:30 PM   #1327
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rewatching AD for the umpteenth time and i still liked it better when he just said annyong
i rewatched the old stuff recently cause i just remembered that they made a new season on nettoflixu. i forgot how damn great the show is. but the new stuff so far (up to ep5) seems kinda meh :(
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Old 04-05-2018, 06:39 PM   #1328
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i rewatched the old stuff recently cause i just remembered that they made a new season on nettoflixu. i forgot how damn great the show is. but the new stuff so far (up to ep5) seems kinda meh :(
i also was not fond of the new season when i first watched it (except the first episode which was amazing), but i torrented a fan recut version and watched that recently which greatly increased my enjoyment of the series. apparently there's an official chronological version in the can so here's to hoping that sees the light of day before the new season drops. if the fan version is decent i can't imagine how much better a hurwitz-approved one would be

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Old 05-06-2018, 05:24 PM   #1329
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i also was not fond of the new season when i first watched it (except the first episode which was amazing), but i torrented a fan recut version and watched that recently which greatly increased my enjoyment of the series. apparently there's an official chronological version in the can so here's to hoping that sees the light of day before the new season drops. if the fan version is decent i can't imagine how much better a hurwitz-approved one would be



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Old 05-06-2018, 09:59 PM   #1330
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Saw Lost in Space. Could've done worse things with my time but I would've liked to have walked away with something thought provoking. Decent action show, 2/5 scifi.
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Old 05-06-2018, 10:43 PM   #1331
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Been binging HBO stuff whenever I'm hungover. Got caught up on Westworld and have really liked it so far.

Also re-watched Generation Kill today, that one's a classic
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Old 05-06-2018, 11:44 PM   #1332
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Saw Lost in Space. Could've done worse things with my time but I would've liked to have walked away with something thought provoking. Decent action show, 2/5 scifi.
you think any new netflix original is going to be thought provoking? especially one for families? lmao you're dumber than i thought

mr robot and westworld are the only shows on now that have depth, and even then I completely get they still have some cringe normie shit at times
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Old 05-07-2018, 09:32 AM   #1333
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Cobra Kai is really good (other than the fight scenes, which mostly suck) if you've never seen Karate Kid, and fucking awesome if you grew up with it.

Altered Carbon is one of the biggest piles of shit i have seen this year, topped only by Lost in Space (i gave up on Ep5)
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Old 05-07-2018, 11:31 AM   #1334
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Old 05-08-2018, 04:43 PM   #1335
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I was gonna hit up Altered Carbon cos I love Sci Fi ... now I won't. I also hit up Lost in Space ... it's pretty dismal, except the for the last 2 mins or whatever.

pooptastik recommended Barry on HBO, so I hit it up and it's been a lot of fun so far. Dark comedy.

This season of Westworld has been up and down ... episodes 1 and 3 were decent, 2 was a dip. I can't connect with some of the characters or their motives but there are obviously story-lines I prefer than Maeve's or Doloris' ... and the show's currently giving those the majority of the focus.

Dunno about you guys but I'm enjoying the shit out of the debacle that is the new Jersey Shore. They're back after a break - marriage, kids, botox, butt/ boob implants - and they're even more worthless than they were years ago.
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Old 05-08-2018, 05:28 PM   #1336
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Barry is very good. It started off ok but has hit its stride now
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Old 05-08-2018, 06:55 PM   #1337
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yeah... easily my biggest disappointment in a very very long time as far as tv shows go :(

it started out okay, visually it's brilliant (it's better than nuBlade Runner as far as cyberpunk visuals & atmosphere goes, imho), but god fucking damnit is the writing beyond stupid and the overall plot simply moronic. and some of the actors are just... ugh :(
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Old 05-12-2018, 12:40 AM   #1338
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you think any new netflix original is going to be thought provoking? especially one for families? lmao you're dumber than i thought
I just watched The Wire last month. How many TV series do you think I watch? Let alone Netflix originals?

Keep netflixing, making smoothies and blogging about pure barre you cool guy(?) you. Let me know when you want to cut your dick off and make it official, I can point you in the right direction.
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getting so mad just because i pointed out a family sci fi show on netflix is not going to be thought provoking

not quite as autistic as someone complaining about the lack of plot in a porno, but still p funny
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Old 06-04-2018, 11:11 AM   #1340
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yeah... easily my biggest disappointment in a very very long time as far as tv shows go :(

it started out okay, visually it's brilliant (it's better than nuBlade Runner as far as cyberpunk visuals & atmosphere goes, imho), but god fucking damnit is the writing beyond stupid and the overall plot simply moronic. and some of the actors are just... ugh :(
Oh boy, with a compliment like that to have the backing of bad acting and story is such a waste. I can totally feel your frustration in that post!

I've been sitting through Handmaid's Tale which is, more than often, painfully slow (paced) and to a point, it's an over-rated show for the kind of popularity it has. I appreciate that the show is brutal or oppressive but I'm always thinking "Ok, move along ... chop chop".

Thanks for the recco on The Terror, Honkey.

Also Odious, I can't stand Kit Harrington ... gonna pass on that one.
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Old 06-04-2018, 01:30 PM   #1341
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The Terrors atmosphere was top notch indeed, but all the scenes where the "monster" was actually visible were underwhelming for me. Great cast too.

If you are looking for some solid new-ish comedy series, I have thoroughly enjoyed The Young Offenders (it would be worth seeing previous movies before the show) and Corporate. The first one is about the trials and tribulations of two dimwitted chavs, the second one is a nihilistic and cynical depiction of corporate work space...good stuff

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i've only seen the first 2 eps so far, but this is great. if hope they can keep the quality for the whole season...
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Currently on e04 but its quite good!
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well... there you go :)
The season 4 remix is sooo much better than the original. It feels more like the original 3 seasons with all the events in order. Still not as good, but a good return to the series.

I just finished the first half of season 5 last night. I have no idea when the second half will be released though :(
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Last night's Westworld episode tied a lot of threads to the first two seasons. Slow pacing but I liked a lot of it. This season's been hotchpotch in terms of pacing or direction but it's answering a few clues here and there. Season 1 made more sense to me when I watched it in a continuous sitting because you miss a couple of things when you watch it weekly.
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Currently watching Animal Kingdom. The show is absurd, stupid and chock-full of despicable characters but somehow I can’t stop watching.
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i've only seen the first 2 eps so far, but this is great. if hope they can keep the quality for the whole season...
I would say its a pretty consistent season, some episodes were subjectively inferior but still on a high level.


I am having serious troubles with getting thru the new Westworld season, its just too much of a hot mess to keep me interested. I am cringing hard every time I see Maeve and her ninja pals.

Similar with the new Arrested Development, it fails to keep me engaged, I am fucked.
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fucking westworld

cannot comprehend how to rate the finale because i cant comprehend most of what happened

although it's obvious it'll make sense next season and beyond that
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Watching “The Expanse”. Not great, but a whole lot better than “Altered Carbon” and I’m just a sucker for sci-fi.
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That finale was a total mess, worst episode of the season but it answers a couple of questions about some things that happen in S2 and William's character with the post-credit scene. I think the use of time travel is a slight gimmick and it's always a lot harder to present a more linear story that's good enough to hold your interest. I didn't care for Maeve's arc or Dolores' arc in S2 (post awakening) and episode 8 or the Man in Black were always fun to watch. S1 > S2 overall.

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I enjoyed S1 a lot because it wasn't your typical sci-fi space show (BSG, Star Trek, *cough* Bore in Space) and there were decent politics attached to the writing and you had 3 factions that tie in together - Earth, Mars and space station colony. Need to check out S2 and S3, currently in the middle of a rewatch for S1.
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