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Re: What have you been watching lately

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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Doctor X » Sat May 06, 2017 6:29 am

Based on a recommendation from Anax's Me Mum the Australian Original Series Rake.

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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Pyrrho » Sat May 06, 2017 11:13 am

Been watching "Shetland".

Pretty good, actually.
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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by corplinx » Sun May 07, 2017 12:40 am

The Leftovers had a very interesting episode this past week. A torturous journey of delusion and two monologues building to a resolution that leaves you reeling in empathetic horror.

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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Doctor X » Sun May 07, 2017 9:10 am

Whereas Rake has Sam Neil and the ending theme being a trash version of "How Much is that Doggy in the Window?"

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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by ed » Sun May 07, 2017 10:24 am

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Are they releasing the entire season at once again?
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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Rob Lister » Sun May 07, 2017 10:43 am

They never don't do that.

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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by ed » Sun May 07, 2017 10:58 am

No? I thought that they did last season. Am I getting fucked up in the head? What is going on?

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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Doctor X » Mon May 08, 2017 7:39 am

Have to really recommend the Japanese Australian Original Rake. That Girl--"You Cock Suckers!"--from Muriel's Wedding as the Australian Cunt Coulter.

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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by corplinx » Thu May 11, 2017 9:30 pm

Into the Badlands Season 2 is good.

The problem this show has is, you actually have to _watch_ it.

TV is made for people who are distracted and doing other things at the same time.

Into the Badlands also explains some of the disappointment with Netflix's Iron Fist.

The bar is set too high on kung fu TV.

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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Anaxagoras » Fri May 12, 2017 3:22 am

Better Call Saul has some really great cinematography, if that's the right term.

The acting and plot are also very good. But it's clear that a lot of effort goes into framing the shots.

There was a lot of that of course too in Breaking Bad. I really think that Saul has turned out to be just as good as its predecessor, not a shoddy sequel by any means.
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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Doctor X » Fri May 12, 2017 6:49 am

It is a prequel.

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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Anaxagoras » Fri May 12, 2017 9:52 am

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Bojack horseman is ok. I like the funky theme music. The show itself is mildly amusing.
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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by ed » Fri May 12, 2017 10:53 am

Veep has it's moments. Like the congressman who shaves his head because he thinks being a cancer survivor benefits him. Uneven though.

I like Rake. Interesting.
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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Nyarlathotep » Tue May 23, 2017 9:39 pm

Been watching the new MST3K and Man in the High Castle, mostly.

New MST3K is great. Worthy successor to the original. Felicia Day and Patton Oswalt are great Mads, Jonah Ray is a good foil for them and the movies are as bad as ever.

Man in the High Castle is really good too. Interesting bit of alternate history with a bit of dimension hopping thrown in. Set in a '60s where WWII not only saw the allies losing, but Germany and Japan rolling over the allies and splitting the world between them. The US is split up with Japan getting the west and Germany the East, with a lawless "Neutral Zone" between them. And there are these films that show another reality, where Germany and Japan lost, the US getting the Atom Bomb first, etc. And these films interest both the respective governments and the Resistance for various reasons. Plus lots of intrigue between the Germans and Japanese. Interesting show.

Also recently discovered "The Good Place". Its about a woman who dies and goes to heaven (though it isn't the Christian heaven, it is just called "The Good Place", she is told in the first episode that Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Buddhism, et al got about 5% right each), however there has been some kind of mistake and she was supposed to go to "The Bad Place". Hijinks ensue. Usually caused because whenever she she does bad things, it makes bad things happen. Funnier than the premise sounds.
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Post by Anaxagoras » Tue May 23, 2017 11:18 pm

I wanted to watch MST3K but they didn't make it available on Netflix Japan. What they make available varies by country.
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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by Nyarlathotep » Wed May 24, 2017 1:15 am

Anaxagoras wrote:I wanted to watch MST3K but they didn't make it available on Netflix Japan. What they make available varies by country.
My bet its some licensing issue somewhere along the line. I hope you get to see it sometime. This season has two "kaiju" films, and neither are Japanese (one Danish, one Korean) you might find them hilarious in their own right
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Re: What have you been watching lately

Post by sparks » Wed May 24, 2017 3:24 am

Is it too early to welcome you back Nyar?
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Post by Nyarlathotep » Wed May 24, 2017 3:38 am

sparks wrote:Is it too early to welcome you back Nyar?
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Re: What have you been watching lately

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Would that be Nice?

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