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PostPosted: 10-26-2017 01:02 AM           Profile Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


Netflix binge recently...

Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Still watching this, it's kinda fun but I'm not super invested. Kind of like Friends crossed with "Clerks". Danny Devito :up:

Toast of London
Loved this... irreverent comedy and a bit of nonsense. I like Matt Berry (IT Crowd, Garth Marenghi, Mighty Boosh), not necessarily everyone's cup of tea.
(Hi Stephen, this is Clem Fandango... Can you hear me?)

The Expanse
Is great. If you think you might like it, you probably will. Eraser's already said all you need to know, now go watch it!

Thick of It
Sweary, cringe-inducing, satirical political (UK) comedy. Think "the Office" with swearing turned up to 11.




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PostPosted: 11-29-2017 04:50 PM           Profile Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


I am still enjoying the TV series Outlander and am finding season 3 (3 episodes in) very good. So if you like time travel conundrums give it a go.

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PostPosted: 12-04-2017 04:29 PM           Profile Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


futureman!

fuck yeas!



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PostPosted: 12-11-2017 12:29 PM           Profile   Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


The Crown series 2

Awesome, once again.




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PostPosted: 12-11-2017 03:24 PM           Profile Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


Don Carlos wrote:
The Crown series 2

Awesome, once again.


What, series 2 of the The Crown is about? I'd better check as my Mrs will be after it. Ah, yes, I see... Wiki

Re: Currently watching..... Me, I just finished Outlander series 3. I mentioned it earlier herein. Great show and worth your time IMO and, believe it, I finally watched episode 1 of Westworld last night. I am looking forward to the rest :D

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PostPosted: 12-14-2017 06:10 AM           Profile Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


I started watching Downton Abbey with the lady.. :shrug:




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PostPosted: 12-14-2017 10:26 AM           Profile   Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


Don Carlos wrote:
The Crown series 2

Awesome, once again.


Yup.




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PostPosted: 12-14-2017 11:51 AM           Profile Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


Doombrain wrote:
Don Carlos wrote:
The Crown series 2

Awesome, once again.


Yup.


I too am looking forward to The Crown and will be starting at series 1 and episode 1.
Re: Currently watching..... I just finished episode 6 of Westworld :eek: Very interesting indeed. Who would have picked Bernard........

Tell me, there is a second season in the making?



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PostPosted: 12-15-2017 01:48 AM           Profile   Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


Finished season 2 of Stranger Things last night. It's good. They could've completely left out ep 7 tho.




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PostPosted: 12-15-2017 08:08 AM           Profile   Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


Was ep 7 the “Sister” episode? Yeah, that seemed completely out of place and just weird...




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PostPosted: 12-15-2017 03:05 PM           Profile   Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


Yes it was. I'm hoping it's not a setup for introducing more characters with powers in S03. Like here's Six, who can shoot ice from her fingertips.




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PostPosted: 12-15-2017 03:21 PM           Profile   Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


I kinda agree, but where else can they go with it? How many more times can Will become possessed and Eleven save the day? Season 2 was a little rehashed to begin with. They’ll need to branch out quite a bit to avoid becoming repetitive...




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PostPosted: 12-15-2017 04:14 PM           Profile Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


I think the Duffer bros have gone onto to say a 4 season limit ? (tis what I heard on the grapevine)

and judging from the end I think they're obviously setting up 11 to

have some serious health impacts due to her powers


There was also a lot of people criticising ep 7, so Kali will more than likely be back but they'll have to take the criticisms on board and try something different. Was stupid.

I thought it was great though, you're right in that they need to branch out and I think going from the end of the season that's what will happen.



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PostPosted: 12-15-2017 04:37 PM           Profile Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


Whiskey 7 wrote:
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Tell me, there is a second season in the making?


Season Two - Trailer of YouTube



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PostPosted: 12-15-2017 04:51 PM           Profile Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


'kin right !

Little nervous though, S1 was good as a standalone. Wonder what will keep the story moving forward this time.



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PostPosted: 12-15-2017 05:14 PM           Profile Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


Godless (on netflix)
I'm about halfway through and it does not disappoint. Lovely staging, camera, characters, decent pacing so far and it's fun to watch.

The hardest thing for me was in the first few episodes, trying to disconnect Jeff Daniels from his Dumb&Dumber character!




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PostPosted: 12-15-2017 06:34 PM           Profile   Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


Here’s hoping for Eastworld in season 2 :up:




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PostPosted: 12-15-2017 09:33 PM           Profile Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


xer0s wrote:
Here’s hoping for Eastworld in season 2 :up:


Eastworld?

A reddit reference? I didn't read any further** but I saw mention of samurai hosts..

**I will be watching the last episode, nine I think tonight <-
I have avoided all spoilers...



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PostPosted: 12-16-2017 12:17 AM           Profile   Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


xer0s wrote:
I kinda agree, but where else can they go with it?..

Well, not in the Heroes direction for starters




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PostPosted: 12-16-2017 03:07 PM           Profile Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


Eraser wrote:
xer0s wrote:
I kinda agree, but where else can they go with it?..

Well, not in the Heroes direction for starters


I never did watch Heroes :smirk: Is it worth it?



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PostPosted: 12-16-2017 04:33 PM           Profile Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


I'd say no.. it started promisingly with a few neat concepts, but then progressed SO fucking slowly, got tangled up in itself, and then it all sort of petered (lol) out at the end.
Overall disappointing tbh

"X-men meets X-files", should have been way better than it was.




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PostPosted: 12-17-2017 02:12 AM           Profile   Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


Season 1 was great. Season 2 was a train wreck due to the writers strike back then. Half of season 3 was used to salvage what could be salvaged and it never really got back on its feet from there on out. There was a fourth season but I stopped watching halfway through because it was incredibly boring.

So as much as I loved season 1, I'd say skip it.




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PostPosted: 12-17-2017 06:03 AM           Profile   Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


Good review :up:




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PostPosted: 12-17-2017 12:12 PM           Profile Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


Thanks vesp & Eraser. I did watch some clips on YouTube and thought maybe not.

Re: Currently watching, well I finally finished WestWorld last night. Very interesting series for sure.



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PostPosted: 12-18-2017 06:12 AM           Profile Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


Hearing good things about Dark



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PostPosted: 12-21-2017 01:44 AM           Profile   Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


Has anyone seen The 100? Is it worth it?
The season 1 trailer starts of as a typical hard sci-fi that would appeal to me but it goes from that to chick-flick in under 10 seconds. I have no idea where to put this.




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PostPosted: 12-21-2017 01:55 AM           Profile   Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


its terrible. it's like store-brand Lost, hitting all the cliches as fast as possible.




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I was afraid this would be the case. I knew this as soon as I saw the entire cast consisted of attractive Twilight-esque boys and girls in their 20's.




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PostPosted: 12-21-2017 03:39 AM           Profile   Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


I is currently watching The Sinner on Netflix, which has been pretty good so far.
Not sure if Bill Pullman is acting well or has had a stroke mind you.

I also went through The 100 recently, and it's enjoyable enough if you go in expecting Gotham levels of quality rather than stellar TV like Better Call Saul. It's B-TV stuff. It also gets significantly better after the first season.

If you want genuine trash, there's Wynona Earp. Christ, what a fucking mess. Wynona Derp more like.




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PostPosted: 12-21-2017 02:44 PM           Profile   Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


Just started Godless...it has potential :up:




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Eraser wrote:
Has anyone seen The 100? Is it worth it?
The season 1 trailer starts of as a typical hard sci-fi that would appeal to me but it goes from that to chick-flick in under 10 seconds. I have no idea where to put this.


Bend over and I'll show you :!:




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PostPosted: 12-23-2017 02:25 PM           Profile   Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


If you could you would :offended:




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PostPosted: 12-27-2017 04:02 AM           Profile   Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


Toast of London - lol/10

Love Matt Berry




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Christmas evening I watched the Christmas Special, Dr. Who, I'm a big fan, remember watching this guy when I was a kid, I think the show is much better now, got to see the new doctor, not going to tell who it is though, spoiler you know, (grin), this side of the pond its on BBCA,(BBC America), if you like the Dr. Who series give it a go



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