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Old 07-21-2014, 03:49 PM   #1141
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I don't frequent this thread, but I am currently watching The Bridge and am quite enjoying that show. Anyone else?
Damn good first season if you're talking about Bron Broen. Saga's pretty hot.
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Old 07-21-2014, 03:59 PM   #1142
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Oh, should've mentioned I'm watching the American Version. I kinda slid into it while in the US of A.
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Old 08-03-2014, 08:32 PM   #1143
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Finished season 1 of Fargo and Broad City. Fargo's good, not amazing but pretty good. Everything about the show comes together (acting, directing, soundtrack, cinematography). Broad City has a few misses but it's a bit different and you can relate to some jokes/ scenarios if you're in NYC. Both satisfying watches.

Anything good and new around? How good is Orange Is The New Black?
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Old 08-03-2014, 08:59 PM   #1144
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Hopefully this lives up to the hype it's getting because The Strain and The Leftovers have been trash.

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Old 08-03-2014, 09:15 PM   #1145
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rate my taste in comedies

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Simpsons Seasons 3-10
Seinfeld
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Futurama (FOX seasons)
South Park (Early-late 2000's seasons)
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Old 08-03-2014, 09:16 PM   #1146
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Cast of The Strain recently interviewed and said the audience must keep watching cos things are going to get weirder or something of the sort. Posters look cool but I haven't had the time to check it out. Extant's first 2 episodes were decent, the next 2 were meh.
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Old 08-20-2014, 06:33 AM   #1147
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I have a question for anyone who has seen The Bridge (US or original).

I've watched the first three episodes of the original series, and it's not doing it for me. The hot cop lady is way too autistic at times, and it's only done for comedic value, then she'll turn on a dime and continue being the smart cop that she is. The newspaper writer is too much of an asshole. I just feel like I'm watching a popcorn drama for chicks. It also doesn't help that the subs aren't perfect.

My questions is, should I just stop watching and start watching the US version? I imagine the US version is more of a serious drama?
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Old 08-21-2014, 05:25 PM   #1148
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The Americans - liked this a good amount cos it's an espionage/ drama set during the time of the cold war and it focuses on the Russian side of things cos the main characters are KGB spies. I like the way they use the tech available back then and it's weird to know how accessible things are to all of us today with recording things, pictures, videos and the works.

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I have a question for anyone who has seen The Bridge (US or original).

I've watched the first three episodes of the original series, and it's not doing it for me. The hot cop lady is way too autistic at times, and it's only done for comedic value, then she'll turn on a dime and continue being the smart cop that she is. The newspaper writer is too much of an asshole. I just feel like I'm watching a popcorn drama for chicks. It also doesn't help that the subs aren't perfect.

My questions is, should I just stop watching and start watching the US version? I imagine the US version is more of a serious drama?
Haven't watched the US version. The Swedish version was pretty good. Those subs are an issue, some dialog went by without subs but they were very very few scenes it happened. It all builds up though, give it another 2 episodes and see how you feel about it? The first 2/3 episodes sets things in motion for various sub-plots.
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Old 08-24-2014, 08:34 AM   #1149
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It all builds up though, give it another 2 episodes and see how you feel about it? The first 2/3 episodes sets things in motion for various sub-plots.
Kk, awesome. I'll keep watching.

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I could not get into that show. I probably watched 6 or so episodes? Forget exactly why, but yeah, just not for me.
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Old 08-27-2014, 10:57 AM   #1150
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I like this show, just finished watching the last episode this season
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Old 08-27-2014, 11:20 AM   #1151
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I have a question for anyone who has seen The Bridge (US or original).

I've watched the first three episodes of the original series, and it's not doing it for me. The hot cop lady is way too autistic at times, and it's only done for comedic value, then she'll turn on a dime and continue being the smart cop that she is. The newspaper writer is too much of an asshole. I just feel like I'm watching a popcorn drama for chicks. It also doesn't help that the subs aren't perfect.

My questions is, should I just stop watching and start watching the US version? I imagine the US version is more of a serious drama?
There is little to no comedy in the US version. The thing most sticking out about it to me was how brutal and uncompromising the whole show is. It is by no means perfect, even quite bad at times, but it's still a pretty good watch, imo.
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Old 08-27-2014, 11:59 AM   #1152
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I like this show, just finished watching the last episode this season
Yeah, me too. It makes up for a nice casual over-the-top don't-ask-too-many-questions kinda Attorney drama series. Louis this season was pretty good, especially that last episode. The firm just got Litt Up. And, Rachel's hot.

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Old 08-27-2014, 02:44 PM   #1153
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Probably gonna start watching this one, tho its not so easy to find, and I am not sure if all the episodes have English subs. This first episode is pretty good.
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Old 09-01-2014, 12:05 AM   #1154
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Tried to watch The Bridge (Danish) again but I couldn't do it. So sick of Saga's cutesy autism gimmick.

Anyway, I started watching The Killing (US) instead, which was a gamble (nobody I knew had watched/recommended it). It's fucking good. A real solid cop drama so far, I'm totally hooked. This is what a drama is supposed to be. Awesome casting, they could have chosen two hot cops to play the lead roles but they didn't. Awesome child acting. Good choice of music played on the right scenes for dramatic effect. Multiple interesting side plots that I'm invested in. I'm pretty impressed.

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I like this show, just finished watching the last episode this season
I stopped watching after the first couple of episodes of season three. I'm not sure whether the show deteriorated, or whether the same old fucking formula got tiresome. What I mean by that is when Harvey pulls dirt out of his ass to smear on people to solve problems. The episode spends all its time building up to an apex, and then "oh look I happen to have dirt on this guy lol, problem solved". It's just fucking lazy unimaginative writing. It's unsatisfying.

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Old 09-01-2014, 11:37 AM   #1155
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Bojack Horseman is pretty funny
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Old 09-01-2014, 12:08 PM   #1156
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Bojack Horseman is pretty funny
i thought that it was pretty good too. after episode 5 a lot of ppl thought the show started to fall off but i thought it got even better tbh. surprised to see a lot of the negativity about the show on the internet
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Old 09-25-2014, 04:45 AM   #1157
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So Colin Farrel and Vince Vaugh are confirmed for season 2 of True Detective.

Vince Vaugh?? What the heck were they smoking that day.
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Old 09-25-2014, 05:31 AM   #1158
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Who the hell casts Vince Vaughn as Norman Bates?Feuer and Van Sant
so it won't be that catastrophic i guess
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Old 09-25-2014, 06:30 AM   #1159
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...and Lin (guy behind Fast and Furious franchise) will direct first 2 episodes. Lord help us.

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Old 09-25-2014, 07:34 AM   #1160
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considering all the plagiarism he's done for season 1, i have a strong feeling the dude is nothing more than a lucky hack and a 1-hit wonder. plus, Vince Vaughn (that he's done mostly comedy is irrelevant. he's just a bad, one-dimensional actor. if anybody knows of a movie where he didn't suck and wasn't his usual boring self, i'm all ears). hiring a F&F director to direct only the first 2 and then somebody else (or multiple different) for the rest also does not bode well. i'll wait and see, but i'd be willing to bet this will be a total clusterfuck and will bomb like no other show before
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maybe his only good role was in favreau's swingers.maybe b'cos he wasn't acting hardly - he was HE
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Old 09-25-2014, 08:28 AM   #1162
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Clay Pigeons perhaps? Although he is pretty one dimensional there too.
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Old 12-19-2014, 08:04 AM   #1163
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If anyone watched the first two seasons of Black Mirror, the new episode is out, good shit, as expected.

Another British mindfuck thingy I am thinking to get into



Is anyone watching it?
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considering all the plagiarism he's done for season 1, i have a strong feeling the dude is nothing more than a lucky hack and a 1-hit wonder. plus, Vince Vaughn (that he's done mostly comedy is irrelevant. he's just a bad, one-dimensional actor. if anybody knows of a movie where he didn't suck and wasn't his usual boring self, i'm all ears). hiring a F&F director to direct only the first 2 and then somebody else (or multiple different) for the rest also does not bode well. i'll wait and see, but i'd be willing to bet this will be a total clusterfuck and will bomb like no other show before
Could you explain that futher?
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Old 12-19-2014, 02:30 PM   #1165
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If anyone watched the first two seasons of Black Mirror, the new episode is out, good shit, as expected.
Love this show. 15 Million Merits, Be Right Back, and The Entire History of You are golden. The others just don't strike the same bleak chord, but are interesting nonetheless. Definitely gonna check out that new one.
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I wasn't following it closely, but I think he was never hiding the fact that the season one is heavily inspired by "The King in Yellow" and that those Rust's nihilistic rants are rehashed Ligotti/Cioran material. So plagiarism is too harsh of a word here?
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holy shit that christmas special episode
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Top kek at True Detective news. The only way to potenitally ruin the second season more is if you replaced Farrell with Casey Affleck. God I hate that boy voiced piece of shit.

Looking forward to Farrell though. In Bruges is my favorite.
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Legend of Korra Book 4 - 9/10
whoa. was a big fan of the original incarnation and this closer did not disappoint - except for one small thing which is basically the main enemy for the last season isn't as cool as the previous ones. Really progressive. Seriously ballsy.
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Confirmed, Coop is back



In other news, the new season of Broadchurch has started, and The Fall season ended (Scully is such a milf/gilf). Woot woot for British tv. Finally gonna throw myself into Forbrydelsen (The Killing), heard many good things about it.
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