What have you been watching lately

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Bruce wrote: Tue Sep 13, 2022 1:33 am The moon is falling because ancient sentient nanobots are attacking the gyroscopic orbital stabilizer surrounding the white dwarf and keeping the moon in orbit, but Haley saves the day with an EMP blast to the nanobots, just in time too. The bad news is the moon sheered off the tip of Mount Everest and due to all the gravity wierdness, the top half of the Chrysler building also ended up on Mount Everest. Once the nanobots were defeated, the moon returned to its regular orbit within minutes, but the Tibetans are suiing Haley for ruining their tourism industry.

I made up one fact in the above summay. Only one. If you want to know which one, watch the movie. It helps if you imagine a laugh-track while watching.
I would watch it, but I had planned to drink bleach that day.
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“The Tibetans are suiing Haley for ruining their tourism industry. ”

That’s the part you made up
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robinson wrote: Tue Sep 13, 2022 9:28 am “The Tibetans are suiing Haley for ruining their tourism industry. ”

That’s the part you made up
Maybe.

It's a fictional world, so you can't prove the fictional Tibetans aren't pissed about Chrysler building debris on their mountain. :mrgreen:
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Just my opinion man
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Based on your summary I will never watch it


Not even for laughs
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My summary is way better than the movie. It's got everything you need to know and more. :P
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It sounds all made up
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Twisted nightmare fuel with That Girl from Squid Game.



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I've been binge watching John Oliver video and learning gory details of how America is collapsing. Last Week Tonight, in my opinion, is better journalism than The Daily Show and Colbert Report combined. It's delivered as a parody, but it really isn't. I knew some of what was going on in the mental health industry and the trucking industry, but holy shit, no wonder there's a critical shortage of truckers and mental health doctors.

John Oliver shines the spotlight on critical problem that news organizations won't touch because that would make their huge list of corporate sponsors look bad, so they all just join the capitalist rhetoric. So yeah, young people are just lazy and done want to work minimum wage, with a college degree, while living with their parents, cause rent and mortgages are more than their total paycheck. 🙄
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Bruce wrote: Thu Sep 15, 2022 3:22 am I've been binge watching John Oliver video. . . .
Well, there is your mistake.

Your correction is this:



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'murica: Losers!



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After we watch the last episode of "Misty" I am going to dig out our old Excel Saga DVDs.
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Bruce wrote: Thu Sep 15, 2022 3:22 am I\ . . . better journalism than The Daily Show and Colbert Report combined.
Jesus. Literally NO ONE would be able to get under that limbo bar.
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Coherence.

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WTELHOSDAM?!
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Now watching Rings of Power. Rooting for the Wargs.
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I'll be curious to know what you think. I watched about 20 min. and thought that it was immensely contrived.
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It's a bit slow because they're dividing screen time among several characters. Makes it harder to "know" the players. The basic theme of greed is developing. I could agree that they're stretching what could be a 3-hour movie into a series. Acting is pretty good overall, some better than others. Keep getting into the "Who is this character now?" questions but eh, we'll be informed eventually. We watch half an episode at dinner. Sometimes I can't make out what they're saying--maybe I need hearing augmentation. Production values extremely good. Not something I'd binge though.
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I kinda have trouble finding any reason to like any of the characters so far.

Galadriel seems like an idiot, not the wise Lady of the Forest of her later years.

"This isn't a sigil, it's a map!" :roll:

Halbrand is apparently a violent thief. When did stealing become something to be celebrated?
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I kinda like the Wargs.