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Old 06.20.2019, 08:39 AM   #2881
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BTW, Ritter was allowed t direct a few episodes! That rules.
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Old 06.20.2019, 01:49 PM   #2882
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Old 06.20.2019, 02:01 PM   #2883
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Old 06.28.2019, 12:15 PM   #2884
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Just found out Dark has had season 2 release. Looking forward to binging that this weekend. I quite enjoyed the first season.
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Old 07.01.2019, 07:39 AM   #2885
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Memories of the Alhambra. Korean video game sci fi. Just 2 eps in so far. Interesting, goofy humor...
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Old 07.01.2019, 01:08 PM   #2886
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Finished Dark Season 2. It's getting pretty out there, but in a good way. A damn good way. Quite looking forward to where season 3 will be going.
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Old 07.03.2019, 10:23 AM   #2887
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Got to see episode 1 of season 3 of LEGION. awesomeness. weirdest show on TV. super crazy shit.

Also, first 3 episodes of news Baskets season.
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Old 07.03.2019, 11:32 AM   #2888
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speaking of this pratchett business, i found on amazon a hogfather miniseries from 2006.

imdb sez it’s a tv movie, but here it appears as three 1h episodes.

have never read it, and most likely not gonna, but this teevee thing is goofy enough for summer post-lunch and coffee breaks.
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Obligatory Stranger Things rewatch.
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Old 07.04.2019, 04:42 PM   #2890
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this hogfather business (finished first episode) starts with a heavy reborrow of the nightmare before christmas but 2nd episode it takes off on its own and the delivers some very funny lines of dialogue. actually “growing on me,” as they say.
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Old 07.05.2019, 07:58 AM   #2891
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Finished Jessica Jones Season 3. It's not as tight and gripping as Season 1 but it is certainly a lot more focused and less cluttered than Season 2. Krysten Ritter's still great in the lead and the performances in general are very good. It's a bit sad that the sense of urgency of the great first season couldn't be translated to the latter two, but it was still a good watch. This is mostly thanks to Ritter really owning that role and of course the interesting supporting cast. Verdict: I enjoyed it, it was a decent ending to the whole MCU Netflix deal, even if it didn't capture lightning in a jar like the beginning of the series did.

It was a solid season. I liked it. Better than 2, not as good as 1, but easily the best finale of any of the Netflix marvel shows because the JJ folks clearly knew it was a finale, and wrote accordingly.
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Old 07.05.2019, 09:01 AM   #2892
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My wife had never seen the Moby Dick adaptation with Patrick Stewart playing Ahab. Half way through it. good stuff.
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Old 07.05.2019, 11:09 AM   #2894
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I only have Hulu, Netflix, YouTube, and Roku channel. I think it was on ROKU channel.
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Obligatory Stranger Things rewatch.

ep1 s 3 god awful
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Old 07.05.2019, 11:34 AM   #2896
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Old 07.05.2019, 02:06 PM   #2897
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I've been firmly underwhelmed until about ep4 of the 3rd season. Just finished the fifth one. Things are pickung up a bit and this could lead into an interesting or even good direction. Not sure yet. But damn, has this show become a parody of itself. Whilst the first season was a well-written mystery adventure with some apt 80s hommages here and there, season 3 seems to scream "It's the 80s, isn't that weird?". And the hommages have turned into flatout carbon copies. Season 2 had similar problems, but it at least had some clear high notes. Hope this gets better in the last few episodes.
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Old 07.08.2019, 12:04 PM   #2898
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Finished Dark Season 2. It's getting pretty out there, but in a good way. A damn good way. Quite looking forward to where season 3 will be going.

just watched ep 1 of s2. pretty good, dark as fuck, though
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Old 07.08.2019, 08:27 PM   #2899
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Finished Season 3 of Stranger Things. Episode 5 to 8 were actually pretty decent. The finale was even legitimately good, bar one baffling segment. But this is not the type of quality the first season displayed anymore. The mystery aspect that accounted for the initial charm of the show seems to have gotten the shaft and now everything's obvious and in your face. And I'll stick with my initial opinion: This season relies way too much on shallow nostalgia. Whilst the first season utilized recognizable staples of its time as just something the characters were familiar with and used or enjoyed in their everyday lives that were cleverly integrated and even served storytelling purposes (like "Should I Stay Or Should I Go" signaling the bond between the Buyers brothers), popculture references and blatant product placement are now thrown around willy-nilly. That sucks. This show has turned into a cartoon. And there were so many plot points that went nowhere this season. There was little in the way of suspense or urgency this season, especially in the earlier episodes. And even the show's signature moments with emotional depth only really appear in the later few. They were there, but not as abundant as in the seasons prior to this one. Verdict: Has its moments here and there, but it's a far cry from what initially made the show so appealing. Disappointed.
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Old 07.09.2019, 10:53 AM   #2900
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A couple I tried and bailed on

Stranger Things 3. More like extremely familiar and boring things. Teen romance and very bad 80's music. Only made it thru episode 1 and not going back for more.

City on a Hill, stale wooden acting and terrible writing, only made it thru half hour of ep 1. Take the worst parts of Hill Street Blues and add the worst parts of the Wire. Almost a parody
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