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Pjay
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PostPosted: 11:48 - 19 May 2017    Post subject: Reply with quote

Fargo is pretty decent if anyone is bored and wants to watch something different from the usual crime dramas.
Each season is a depiction of a massacre that actually happened irl.

5 out of 7
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PostPosted: 12:31 - 19 May 2017    Post subject: Reply with quote

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[Preacher] Finale was rather bizarre

Mmm. It felt like they lost the plot and went too slapstick several episodes previously in the motel fight. Also, I get triggered by cartoon gun violence.

Cooper and Gilgun are pretty solid, but Negga can sod right off. The character of Tulip is thoroughly unlikeable and her unsympathetic performance did little to temper that. Fiore and DeBlanc almost worked.

The supporting cast were generally more interesting, but, well, you've seen the finale.

I'm not really enamoured with the idea of Preacher: Road Trip, at least if they insist on keeping Negga.
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PostPosted: 12:49 - 19 May 2017    Post subject: Reply with quote

Pjay wrote:
Each season is a depiction of a massacre that actually happened irl.

Is it? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fargo_(TV_series)#.22This_is_a_true_story.22
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PostPosted: 13:21 - 19 May 2017    Post subject: Reply with quote

Rogerborg wrote:
M.C wrote:
Pokes Borg thrice, new Star Trek series: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y6ntVAcqZ1M Scores well on the diversity front, that's obviously what's important Neutral

Warp core breach imminent. There's been a series of transporter accidents for the crew and cast and the scripts and even the time period. Nobody seemed (or seems) to know what they're making or why or for what audience.

All that, and they're hiding it in their ad-infested paywalled garden.

That CBS castrated Axanar but then pressed on with... that... just shows how little they really give a toss about Trek.

Oh, and Axanar...

http://i.imgur.com/yBLMrGE.gif

...vs...

https://youtu.be/y6ntVAcqZ1M?t=25 (imgur refuses to gifv it - I don't blame them).

Wow. Just, wow.

When it fails, you just know they're going to blame the (Star Trek!) audience for Not Being Ready for a cast headed up by Shon'iqua Te'quilla and Jacquie Chan. Damn Patriarchy, always Patriarching.


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Don't worry Seth McFarlane's doing a pisstake: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yy9sKeCE8V0 That looks awful as well Crying or Very sad

Seth McFarlane is Jason Nesmith in Galaxy Quest 2 The Orville.

The slew of post Galaxy Quest SF parodies have all flopped because they forgot to bring the funny. I have a fondness for Hyperspace but it commencified to not "find its market" as they say.

I don't see MacFarlane that turning it around. He ain't as funny or as everyman as he think he is.

I'm Jonesing pretty bad for a decent space opera. It's been quite a while.


Scrap it and bring back SG:U
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PostPosted: 13:31 - 19 May 2017    Post subject: Reply with quote

CaNsA wrote:
Scrap it and bring back SG:U

Manky Scotch, can't watch.
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PostPosted: 17:49 - 19 May 2017    Post subject: Reply with quote

Actually watched through Stargate Atlantis again fairly recently and I forgot how good it was. The main series lost its way towards the end IMO and I never got into universe.
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PostPosted: 19:25 - 19 May 2017    Post subject: Reply with quote

Universe is patchy and starts even more unevenly - but in some ways it's my fave of the lot. True, it lacks the humour of preceding SGs - but that creates a dark vibe which is, well, neither better nor worse. Just different. Also, some fairly "adult" plot lines kick off - inc. e.g. dike shit. I mean, erm, slightly unorthodox relationships. Body swap crap at the same time, via dem stones wot get used for communicating w/ earth. Weirdness. I think they abandon that stuff later on.
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PostPosted: 20:53 - 19 May 2017    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm just about to finish Designated Survivor on Netflix. The designated survivor is the person nominated to be the successor to the US government when they all have a get together, so that if the entire government is wiped out in one go then they will reform a new government. It was pretty interesting at first and then got a bit 24-like. The final episode was released yesterday.

I am going to start Sneaky Pete afterwards and then do the newest series of House of Cards when it is released at the end of the month.
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PostPosted: 21:22 - 19 May 2017    Post subject: Reply with quote

M.C wrote:
The main series lost its way towards the end IMO

Well, they'd done everything.

Ev. Er. Ey. Thing.

Ahh... weapons at maximum. Wub
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PostPosted: 22:10 - 23 May 2017    Post subject: Reply with quote

Anyone watching American Gods?

We're on episode 3.

Anyone know what's going on?

Lovejoy hasn't sold a single antique yet........no Tinker Dill yet either..
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PostPosted: 22:16 - 23 May 2017    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nope, I'm on a boycott of shows that are trying to return to that hilariously ancient format of "tune in next week". I'll watch when they're all available, at my pace.

I'm looking at you too, Better Call Saul and iZombie. Tut Tut
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PostPosted: 23:11 - 23 May 2017    Post subject: Reply with quote

Watched 1 and 2 of American Gods, gonna let a few episodes run and play a bit of catch up.
Also watching IZombie, Fargo and Wentworth, as well as Better call Saul, so lots to try and concentrate on. OOh nearly forgot Handmaid's Tale. Read the book, wasn't sure if Mister Hedgehugger would like the series, but watched, and hooked!
Currently falling asleep to Haven and started to watch X Files, from the beginning.
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PostPosted: 23:59 - 25 May 2017    Post subject: Reply with quote

Another one probably not big enough to be considered a box set: White Gold. Watched all 6 episodes tonight, it's Simon and Jay from the inbetweeners (and Neil's girlfriend), plus some other bloke as 80s double glazing salesmen. It has its moments, too much of the other bloke, seems to be getting slated although I don't think it's that bad.

https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/640x360/p050j7mk.jpg

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p050hssx
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PostPosted: 08:38 - 26 May 2017    Post subject: Reply with quote

Damn, they're all too young for me to perve on.

I fancied the teacher from the Inbetweeners. He were a big lad Wink
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PostPosted: 08:46 - 26 May 2017    Post subject: Reply with quote

hellkat wrote:
Damn, they're all too young for me to perve on.

I fancied the teacher from the Inbetweeners. He were a big lad Wink


If you mean Greg Davies, then he was great in the Tv Show: Cuckoo (2012) and Man Down (2013).
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PostPosted: 08:54 - 26 May 2017    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yeah I watched some of Man Down. It was quite funny. When I wasn't ogling his legs ... Shifty
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