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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Bruce » Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:44 am

Requiem
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Basically the Hot Fuzz plot line, except trying to take itself seriously.
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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by gnome » Fri Apr 13, 2018 12:26 pm

Thirded on Santa Clarita diet. Though I'd probably watch Drew Barrymore reciting shopping lists, this is a very fun show even on top of that.
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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Nyarlathotep » Fri Apr 13, 2018 4:10 pm

Having finished Santa Clarita Diet (Season 3 will be very interesting if they pick up all the plot threads they left lying about at the end of season 2), I started the second season of Into the Badlands which juuuuuust came to Netflix.

Good show, post apocalyptic martial arts action. They picked up so directly from the end of season 1 that I had trouble remembering who was who and what was happening because I saw the end of season 1 over a year ago. Got back up to speed pretty quickly though, and am enjoying the show.
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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Doctor X » Fri Apr 13, 2018 5:37 pm

Finished The Two Bear Mambo.

Very good adaption with some tweaks.

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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Pyrrho » Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:25 pm

Been watching Father Brown. Not bad.
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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Anaxagoras » Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:44 pm

I've been watching Black Lightning, but I don't think I would recommend it.

For a show about a superhero, there's not much action, and the action there is is pretty cheesy. Also too much hand-wringing and family drama. I'm probably going to give up on it.
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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Nyarlathotep » Sat Apr 14, 2018 5:32 am

The new Lost in Space dropped today. It's not terrible. So far, not wowed. But it isn't terrible
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Post by Doctor X » Sat Apr 14, 2018 7:39 am

I am not interested if there is no carrot.

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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Anaxagoras » Sat Apr 14, 2018 9:26 am

Nyarlathotep wrote:The new Lost in Space dropped today. It's not terrible. So far, not wowed. But it isn't terrible
I have started watching. I know nothing of the original.

But actuallaully I think I do know a little bit about the original original.

When I was a wee, wee lad, my dad read me the Swiss Family Robinson, and clearly this is a derivative from that.

So far I like it.
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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by ed » Sat Apr 14, 2018 10:08 am

Peaky Blinders interesting but the sound seems muddled.
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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Rob Lister » Sat Apr 14, 2018 10:46 am

Better Call Saul season three on the Netflixerator.

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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Anaxagoras » Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:07 am

Rob Lister wrote:Better Call Saul season three on the Netflixerator.
Excellent show. That and Breaking Bad.



I'm just now starting to watch Wild Wild Country on Netflix.

So far, it's amazingly good. I wasn't sure I wanted to watch this, but if you have any doubts, give it a try.

I think even Ed would like it.
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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by ed » Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:30 am

Does anyone else have a problem understanding the dialog on streamed shows?
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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Anaxagoras » Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:25 pm

Not particularly, why?
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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Nyarlathotep » Sat Apr 14, 2018 4:24 pm

ed wrote:Does anyone else have a problem understanding the dialog on streamed shows?
Not particularly, unless it is for reasons that would be true whether it was streamed or not. For instance, Doctor Who went through a phase for a couple of seasons where the damned music would drown out what people were saying.
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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Nyarlathotep » Sat Apr 14, 2018 4:27 pm

Anaxagoras wrote:
Nyarlathotep wrote:The new Lost in Space dropped today. It's not terrible. So far, not wowed. But it isn't terrible
I have started watching. I know nothing of the original.

But actuallaully I think I do know a little bit about the original original.

When I was a wee, wee lad, my dad read me the Swiss Family Robinson, and clearly this is a derivative from that.

So far I like it.
The original was derivative of Swiss Family Robinsonson right down to the family being named Robinson. I think Irwin Allen (the creator of the show in the 60s) made no secret that he was going for Swiss Family Robinson.....In.....Spaaaaaaaaaace.
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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Rob Lister » Sat Apr 14, 2018 6:08 pm

Nyarlathotep wrote:
Anaxagoras wrote:
Nyarlathotep wrote:The new Lost in Space dropped today. It's not terrible. So far, not wowed. But it isn't terrible
I have started watching. I know nothing of the original.

But actuallaully I think I do know a little bit about the original original.

When I was a wee, wee lad, my dad read me the Swiss Family Robinson, and clearly this is a derivative from that.

So far I like it.
The original was derivative of Swiss Family Robinsonson right down to the family being named Robinson. I think Irwin Allen (the creator of the show in the 60s) made no secret that he was going for Swiss Family Robinson.....In.....Spaaaaaaaaaace.
Just watched E1. Gotta say I ain't hatin'.

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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Nyarlathotep » Sat Apr 14, 2018 7:14 pm

Rob Lister wrote:
Nyarlathotep wrote:
Anaxagoras wrote:
Nyarlathotep wrote:The new Lost in Space dropped today. It's not terrible. So far, not wowed. But it isn't terrible
I have started watching. I know nothing of the original.

But actuallaully I think I do know a little bit about the original original.

When I was a wee, wee lad, my dad read me the Swiss Family Robinson, and clearly this is a derivative from that.

So far I like it.
The original was derivative of Swiss Family Robinsonson right down to the family being named Robinson. I think Irwin Allen (the creator of the show in the 60s) made no secret that he was going for Swiss Family Robinson.....In.....Spaaaaaaaaaace.
Just watched E1. Gotta say I ain't hatin'.
My guess is because the mom is kinda MILF-y
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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Rob Lister » Sat Apr 14, 2018 7:33 pm

Nyarlathotep wrote: My guess is because the mom is kinda MILF-y
That's Molly Parker. She's been naked more than truth itself.

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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Pyrrho » Sat Apr 21, 2018 1:49 pm

Got DVDs of The Last Jedi etc.

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