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Re: What Are You Watching Now?

Post by Animavore » Tue May 15, 2018 11:13 pm

The Handmaid's Tale. A documentary sent back from the future which details what will happen if we impeach Trump and let Pence take over.
"I voted for him, and he’s the one who’s doing this,” she said of Mr. Trump. “I thought he was going to do good things. He’s not hurting the people he needs to be hurting.”
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Post by Sean Hayden » Mon May 21, 2018 8:17 pm

WestWorld Season 2

Episode 4 saved the show. It's probably the best episode of the entire show so far. But they're doing everything they can to ruin it again in episode 5.
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Post by Rum » Mon May 21, 2018 8:38 pm

Sean Hayden wrote:
Mon May 21, 2018 8:17 pm
WestWorld Season 2

Episode 4 saved the show. It's probably the best episode of the entire show so far. But they're doing everything they can to ruin it again in episode 5.
I thought episode 4 was superb. A really very interesting exploration of what makes us human and gives us a sense of self. I've rarely seen such subtle ideas handled better.

I have #5 on pause at the moment. I agree with you - pants so far.

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Re: What Are You Watching Now?

Post by Sean Hayden » Thu Dec 06, 2018 1:43 pm

Black Mirror

The first episode was awful. But a few of the others have been good.
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Re: What Are You Watching Now?

Post by Brian Peacock » Sun Dec 09, 2018 3:43 pm

Sean Hayden wrote:Black Mirror

The first episode was awful. But a few of the others have been good.
I was introduced to this a few weeks ago as a 'must see'. I found season 1 unremittingly, relentlessly bleak - but in parts also laugh-out-loud funny, and then bleak again. Very, very bleak.

Dear television. I've had enough of distopias. I want more utopias please.
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Re: What Are You Watching Now?

Post by Animavore » Sun Dec 09, 2018 5:20 pm

Sean Hayden wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 1:43 pm
Black Mirror

The first episode was awful. But a few of the others have been good.
:shock: First episode is one of the best!
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Re: What Are You Watching Now?

Post by Sean Hayden » Sun Dec 30, 2018 4:04 am

It is really bad. But there are many good episodes in the series so far.

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I think Curb Your Enthusiasm is the funniest show I've watched since Arrested Development. It's really good.
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Re: What Are You Watching Now?

Post by tattuchu » Sun Dec 30, 2018 4:07 am

Dark Mirror Bandersnatch!
People think "queue" is just "q" followed by 4 silent letters.

But those letters are not silent.

They're just waiting their turn.

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Re: What Are You Watching Now?

Post by Animavore » Thu Jan 03, 2019 1:54 pm

Some say it's the best superhero movie in 2018. I think a good case can be made.
Others hotly tip it to win Best Animation at multiple awards. I honestly can't think of a better animation off hand.
Mostly I thought Into the Spider-Verse is like a Spider-Man movie made by Genndy Tartakovsky. Which is obviously a good thing.
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Re: What Are You Watching Now?

Post by Forty Two » Thu Jan 03, 2019 2:39 pm

Sean Hayden wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 1:43 pm
Black Mirror

The first episode was awful. But a few of the others have been good.
That first episode was a terrible idea for the series. I never got to watch a second one, since my wife and I both tried it out by watching the first. She was not impressed by the pig-fucking-prime-minister, and it was really not a great episode as there is no way anyone would cave in to that demand. Anyone crazy enough to demand pig-fucking is not trustworthy to let the kidnap victim live anyway. It can't be that easy to make a Prime Minister fuck a pig on national television. Silly.
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Re: What Are You Watching Now?

Post by Forty Two » Thu Jan 03, 2019 2:43 pm

Brian Peacock wrote:
Sun Dec 09, 2018 3:43 pm


Dear television. I've had enough of distopias. I want more utopias please.
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Re: What Are You Watching Now?

Post by tattuchu » Thu Jan 03, 2019 3:04 pm

Currently watching Nightflyers. I like it.
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Re: What Are You Watching Now?

Post by Svartalf » Thu Jan 03, 2019 4:11 pm

Animavore wrote:
Sun Dec 09, 2018 5:20 pm
Sean Hayden wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 1:43 pm
Black Mirror

The first episode was awful. But a few of the others have been good.
:shock: First episode is one of the best!
I dinna ken xwhat episoide I saw, but it turned me off the whole series... people noted up to be able to do anythhing, :puke
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Re: What Are You Watching Now?

Post by Jason » Thu Jan 03, 2019 4:15 pm

The Man in the High Tower and The Grand Tour
Hooray! Onward to greater synthethis!

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