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Postby Serkanner » 01 Apr 2016 09:04

Freakzilla wrote:I'm guilty of watching Supergirl just because she's cute.


She surely is.
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Postby lotek » 18 Apr 2016 11:10

Jeezuss freakin' chrisss, Daredevil's Punisher on the Netflix series is one of the best I've ever seen in movies/tv.
Binged half way through then decided to save some for later :)
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Postby Omphalos » 18 Apr 2016 12:05

lotek wrote:Jeezuss freakin' chrisss, Daredevil's Punisher on the Netflix series is one of the best I've ever seen in movies/tv.
Binged half way through then decided to save some for later :)


Season 2 was great. I bet we see the Punisher again and again now.

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Postby SadisticCynic » 18 Apr 2016 14:56

Yep yep yep!

Loved season 2. Great stuff.
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Postby lotek » 19 Apr 2016 04:55

The Kingpin is amazing, I never thought they would manage to make him come to life in such a realistic manner, considering the source material.
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Postby SadisticCynic » 19 Apr 2016 15:33

lotek wrote:The Kingpin is amazing, I never thought they would manage to make him come to life in such a realistic manner, considering the source material.


I know, right?

Um, is there an in universe explanation for why he's so ridiculously strong? He seems to just be a fat older gentleman, but he's benching pretty heavy weights.
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Postby SadisticCynic » 26 Apr 2016 12:24

Now I've been binging Rick and Morty.

Fuck, so good!
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Postby inhuien » 26 Apr 2016 12:57

Season two of Fargo, it's as good as the first. Not so much of the black humour this time round but there's a lovely wee part for the mighty Bruce Campbell.
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Postby SadisticCynic » 27 Apr 2016 17:49

Now Game of Thrones is back in the rotation.

Thought the first episode was a bit dry though.
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Postby Hunchback Jack » 17 May 2016 03:20

Been catching up on Netflix Marvel series, but in the wrong order. Liked Daredevil Season 1, stalled halfway through season 2, now watching Jessica Jones which I like better than either DD season. The problem i have with DD is that the villains are so much more interesting than the good guys that I don't want/need the good guys to win. JJ doesn't have that problem.

Also tried to watch Quantico, but bailed after ep 3 or 4. It was dumb.

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Postby Omphalos » 17 May 2016 11:48

Hunchback Jack wrote:Been catching up on Netflix Marvel series, but in the wrong order. Liked Daredevil Season 1, stalled halfway through season 2, now watching Jessica Jones which I like better than either DD season. The problem i have with DD is that the villains are so much more interesting than the good guys that I don't want/need the good guys to win. JJ doesn't have that problem.

Also tried to watch Quantico, but bailed after ep 3 or 4. It was dumb.

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Quantico looks like total shit. I remember when they were first promoting it the only thing they could say about the show was that the people who were in it were beautiful. I'm like, "yea. That's not going to work."

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Postby lotek » 18 May 2016 06:36

Unless there's bewbs.
(aaaand I'm out :) )
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Postby Omphalos » 18 May 2016 10:19

lotek wrote:Unless there's bewbs.
(aaaand I'm out :) )


Sorry dude. This is not that French boobies-akimbo TV. This is Merican TV that is broadcast afore the lil ones go to sleep. None of that U-R-O-Peon pornographic stuff for our eyes.

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Postby Freakzilla » 18 May 2016 11:48

Omphalos wrote:
lotek wrote:Unless there's bewbs.
(aaaand I'm out :) )


Sorry dude. This is not that French boobies-akimbo TV. This is Merican TV that is broadcast afore the lil ones go to sleep. None of that U-R-O-Peon pornographic stuff for our eyes.


Buttcrack is OK though. And violence.
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Postby lotek » 19 May 2016 11:08

Omphalos wrote:
lotek wrote:Unless there's bewbs.
(aaaand I'm out :) )


Sorry dude. This is not that French boobies-akimbo TV. This is Merican TV that is broadcast afore the lil ones go to sleep. None of that U-R-O-Peon pornographic stuff for our eyes.


Well I am a bit sophisticated, I'll admit that.

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Omphalos wrote:
lotek wrote:Unless there's bewbs.
(aaaand I'm out :) )


Sorry dude. This is not that French boobies-akimbo TV. This is Merican TV that is broadcast afore the lil ones go to sleep. None of that U-R-O-Peon pornographic stuff for our eyes.


Buttcrack is OK though. And violence.


Hopefully not together.
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Postby Freakzilla » 19 May 2016 12:29

lotek wrote:
Freakzilla wrote:
Omphalos wrote:
lotek wrote:Unless there's bewbs.
(aaaand I'm out :) )


Sorry dude. This is not that French boobies-akimbo TV. This is Merican TV that is broadcast afore the lil ones go to sleep. None of that U-R-O-Peon pornographic stuff for our eyes.


Buttcrack is OK though. And violence.


Hopefully not together.


Possibly in the same show but not at the same time.
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Postby Hunchback Jack » 19 May 2016 13:47

Omphalos wrote: Quantico looks like total shit. I remember when they were first promoting it the only thing they could say about the show was that the people who were in it were beautiful. I'm like, "yea. That's not going to work."


Yeah, not beautiful enough to make up for the terrible acting, weak premise, and woeful script. And that's saying something, given that the main character is stunningly gorgeous from just about every angle.
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Postby Serkanner » 20 May 2016 12:22

Hunchback Jack wrote:
Omphalos wrote: Quantico looks like total shit. I remember when they were first promoting it the only thing they could say about the show was that the people who were in it were beautiful. I'm like, "yea. That's not going to work."


Yeah, not beautiful enough to make up for the terrible acting, weak premise, and woeful script. And that's saying something, given that the main character is stunningly gorgeous from just about every angle.


Agreed! But I also quit watching after 5 or 6 episodes.
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Postby Robspierre » 21 May 2016 09:04

Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown, yeah, I watch his shows over and over, usually drinking scotch and eating top notch meat.
Archer Season 7.
Americans Season 4
JEM and the Holograms complete Series.


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Postby lotek » 23 May 2016 04:48

Right, so if it's
Robspierre wrote:scotch and [...] top notch meat
for
Robspierre wrote:Archer Season 7
, I wonder what goes with
Robspierre wrote:JEM and the Holograms complete Series
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Postby Ampoliros » 28 May 2016 12:52

Season 6 of Thrones has convinced me that the show runners just cannot do the show without GRRM. The fact that they don't even plan more than one season out at a time means they have to come back to old threads and literally put in the show that it was a bad idea.

Reminds me a lot of what happened with Dune when someone else tried to carry the mantle and was convinced they were better.
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Postby SadisticCynic » 29 May 2016 11:22

Ampoliros wrote:Season 6 of Thrones has convinced me that the show runners just cannot do the show without GRRM. The fact that they don't even plan more than one season out at a time means they have to come back to old threads and literally put in the show that it was a bad idea.

Reminds me a lot of what happened with Dune when someone else tried to carry the mantle and was convinced they were better.


I believe they shouldn't have even started the show before all the story was told. Although that doesn't mean I'm not enjoying it.

There are talks of someone trying to adapt the Kingkiller Chronicles as well, and I can imagine it will happen the same way. The author starts making money from the show and all the peripheral stuff and doesn't need to bother finishing the novels. :(
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Postby Omphalos » 31 May 2016 12:51

SadisticCynic wrote:I believe they shouldn't have even started the show before all the story was told. Although that doesn't mean I'm not enjoying it.


GRRM is going to die before he finishes, so that would not have worked out well.


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