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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Doctor X » Thu Mar 22, 2018 4:14 am

Rev.

Do not recommend Taboo: True Detective II-Level disappointment.

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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by sparks » Thu Mar 22, 2018 5:37 am

How could they top the first one?

Flowers on me..

And such. Like a commuter train wreck, I could not stop watching. I must puke now. :BlowChunks:
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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Doctor X » Thu Mar 22, 2018 8:07 pm

Like TDII, I am hate watching it. At least, unlike TDII, they killed off The Annoying Woman.

It is a shame, it is very well cast. Even has Lola who, sometimes, runs.

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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by gnome » Thu Mar 22, 2018 8:58 pm

I loved Lola Rennt.

One of the first times I realized I preferred subtitled to dubbed.
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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Doctor X » Fri Mar 23, 2018 7:54 am

Well . . . she did not run fast enough.

Suffered horribly from "Idiot Plot": plot only works if complete idiots are involved.

Many idiots were involved.

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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Grammatron » Fri Mar 23, 2018 5:00 pm

I think them being idiots is realistic, most criminals are

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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by gnome » Fri Mar 23, 2018 6:25 pm

Yeah--they weren't clever. They were lucky.
"If fighting is sure to result in victory, then you must fight! Sun Tzu said that, and I'd say he knows a little bit more about fighting than you do, pal, because he invented it, and then he perfected it so that no living man could best him in the ring of honor. Then, he used his fight money to buy two of every animal on earth, and then he herded them onto a boat, and then he beat the crap out of every single one. And from that day forward any time a bunch of animals are together in one place it's called a zoo! (Beat) Unless it's a farm!"
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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by gnome » Fri Mar 23, 2018 6:33 pm

Mainly why I like the movie was the repetition gimmick, with some small elements carrying over allowing fun speculation. In general the editing was fantastic--timing of alternate events and consequences was very tightly done and successful, I think. The little side details that popped up were more interesting than the main story.

Of course, awesome soundtrack and watching cute redhead run all over the place didn't hurt.
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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Bruce » Fri Mar 23, 2018 9:07 pm

What have I been watching lately? A tone of shitty movies and TV shows.

"Netflix Original" meant something until 2018.

This 12 billion dollar investment ruined Netflix. :(
Such potential!

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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Bruce » Fri Mar 23, 2018 9:48 pm

Somewhere in the basement of a Netflix warehouse, a writer has been awake for eight days, being feed caffeine and LSD intravenously while strapped to a chair. A crack team of producers and directors record his every word and race to meet the deadlines. They are slated to produce 8000 Netflix Originals by the end of 2018.

Original....original....uh...uh......No-NO, don't shock me, I got this. So it's the future and there's this Amish guy that fell off motor boat and got his throat slashed but his family is Amish and doesn't believe in reconstructive surgery to fix his larynx so he's mute and becomes a bartender in a cyborg night club brothel and falls in love with a waitress whore only he's the only one who doesn't know she's a whore and everything is going great and she has blue hair and is beautiful and oh, the mute guy is an awesome artist and he's tall and can really kick some major ass even though he's Amish and the ANT MAN....we have money now so we can hire ANT MAN, right?.....sure we can....anyway the ANT MAN is this surgeon for the mafia and he has mutton chops and he's a murderous psychopath and he has a daughter so he's also a softy but he has a friend who's a child molester and the girlfriend disappears and UH-OH can you smell a plot? ANT MAN with mutton chops, that's important, and mute guy is now on a rampage and looking for the cute blue haired girl and ANT MAN is killing and his buddy is filming little girls and mute guy was a bartender and got fired, but somehow he's able to keep his artsy warehouse and carve shit and draw shit and mutton chops and ANT MAN and..............NEXT!!!

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mute_(2018_film)

What???

We've already finished the movie.

What do you mean, I haven't written an ending yet. This is supposed to be a 5 season mini-series!

Nope. We needed the next Netflix Original movie by 5 pm. No need for an ending. We'll have the new special affects shock jocks we just hired slap something together. It'll be a hoot. Time to get to work on the next Netflix Original.

Right.......so it's the future, and people can pay money to have their souls transferred to another body, but it's a difficult and bureaucratic process and sometimes you end up in a body you don't really like and there are strings attached.......

Hey!! This time, make sure the new PR guys get ahead of the reviews on the internet. If we don't get at least 50% on Rotten Tomatoes, kill this guy and hire a new one. Come on, people, we still have 11 Billion to burn and 7980 more Netflix Originals to go!!

https://www.rottentomatoes.com/tv/altered_carbon/s01/

:nope
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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Rob Lister » Fri Mar 23, 2018 10:07 pm

I liked mute

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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Nyarlathotep » Sat Mar 24, 2018 5:20 am

Rob Lister wrote:I liked mute
Somebody had to.

Bored me to tears
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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Anaxagoras » Sat Mar 24, 2018 10:02 am

Bruce wrote:Somewhere in the basement of a Netflix warehouse, a writer has been awake for eight days, being feed caffeine and LSD intravenously while strapped to a chair. A crack team of producers and directors record his every word and race to meet the deadlines. They are slated to produce 8000 Netflix Originals by the end of 2018.

Original....original....uh...uh......No-NO, don't shock me, I got this. So it's the future and there's this Amish guy that fell off motor boat and got his throat slashed but his family is Amish and doesn't believe in reconstructive surgery to fix his larynx so he's mute and becomes a bartender in a cyborg night club brothel and falls in love with a waitress whore only he's the only one who doesn't know she's a whore and everything is going great and she has blue hair and is beautiful and oh, the mute guy is an awesome artist and he's tall and can really kick some major ass even though he's Amish and the ANT MAN....we have money now so we can hire ANT MAN, right?.....sure we can....anyway the ANT MAN is this surgeon for the mafia and he has mutton chops and he's a murderous psychopath and he has a daughter so he's also a softy but he has a friend who's a child molester and the girlfriend disappears and UH-OH can you smell a plot? ANT MAN with mutton chops, that's important, and mute guy is now on a rampage and looking for the cute blue haired girl and ANT MAN is killing and his buddy is filming little girls and mute guy was a bartender and got fired, but somehow he's able to keep his artsy warehouse and carve shit and draw shit and mutton chops and ANT MAN and..............NEXT!!!

Image
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mute_(2018_film)

What???

We've already finished the movie.

What do you mean, I haven't written an ending yet. This is supposed to be a 5 season mini-series!

Nope. We needed the next Netflix Original movie by 5 pm. No need for an ending. We'll have the new special affects shock jocks we just hired slap something together. It'll be a hoot. Time to get to work on the next Netflix Original.

Right.......so it's the future, and people can pay money to have their souls transferred to another body, but it's a difficult and bureaucratic process and sometimes you end up in a body you don't really like and there are strings attached.......

Hey!! This time, make sure the new PR guys get ahead of the reviews on the internet. If we don't get at least 50% on Rotten Tomatoes, kill this guy and hire a new one. Come on, people, we still have 11 Billion to burn and 7980 more Netflix Originals to go!!

https://www.rottentomatoes.com/tv/altered_carbon/s01/

:nope

I think he should have the soul of a ninja.

Ninjas are kewl.

And he should have dragon tattoos.

Dragons are kewl.

And a badass ninja sister with a dragon tattoo. Can we make that happen?
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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Bruce » Sat Mar 24, 2018 10:46 am

And he's Amish....no wait, we did that already. Wouldn't be original. He's an Eskimo ninja assassin.....but here's the twist.....he has a phobia.....afraid of snow. Bam! Can we get Dolf Lungdren to play him? Give him a Fu Man Chu beard.
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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Doctor X » Sat Mar 24, 2018 3:25 pm

Grammatron wrote:I think them being idiots is realistic, most criminals are
The idiots are in Taboo, not Run Lola, Run.

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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by ed » Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:02 am

Santa Clarita Diet on Netflix

Watch 2 episodes and report back

Our kind of series
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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Nyarlathotep » Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:33 pm

I am on season 2 of it. The first season was ok, but I am liking season 2 a lot better. It is beginning to get very weird and I like that in a show.
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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by ed » Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:40 pm

At least Nathan Filian didn't have a walk on.
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Post by Nyarlathotep » Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:43 pm

Lol. I see what you did there.
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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by ed » Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:48 pm

:)
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