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The Film Theorists by Rob Reiner - Fri, 12 May 2017 16:12:51 EST ID:6RfKaHcD No.382767 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I know youtubers are kinda frowned upon here, but this guy says some pretty interesting stuff. I came across this video explaining the connection between Rick & Morty and Gravity Falls on facebook today. tl;dw Stanford Pines was part of Rick's interdimensional terrorist crew and there's likely to be a cameo in season 3 (it doesn't make sense for you to spoiler a theory C-Higgy). Just skip like halfway through to get to the interesting stuff you haven't already heard before: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P6SOXMGXB1o

This guy has a lot of other interesting theories like: Zootopia is about the crack epidemic, the science of a good chase sequence, and Harry Potter isn't the chosen one. This is all new to me and regardless of the presentation, he defends his theories soundly.

You guys like this stuff? Know of any other good videos or channels?
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Rob Reiner - Fri, 12 May 2017 17:19:58 EST ID:6RfKaHcD No.382769 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382768
Oh man, I just watched the Film Theorist videos about Salad Fingers and Don't Hug Me I'm Scared. I love it when trippy stuff makes sense sober. I've actually seen the Wisecrack guy when he was just skits on Cracked.com and I agree, he's hilarious. I think a bit less insightful though. I just checked out the Smash Bros MatPat Game Theorist video and I'd describe it as depressing rather than a mindfuck. But fantastic suggestion nonetheless! I didn't even know he did game stuff.

Let me preface this with I have never seen Zootopia personally. The "predators" in Zootopia are supposed to be an allegory for "super-predators" AKA inner city black people. That's generally accepted. Then a key plot device is a drug called Night Howler, which makes predators more aggressive. It turns out in the movie that the government actually had a hand in spreading this drug to predators...kind of like how the CIA was involved in smuggling cocaine into America during the 1980s and introducing crack to black communities. That said, most of his other videos don't look very interesting, particularly the superhero ones.
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Zooey Deschanel - Sat, 13 May 2017 12:36:45 EST ID:vnd6uMxk No.382788 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382767
>(it doesn't make sense for you to spoiler a theory C-Higgy)
He'll probably do it anyway
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C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Sat, 13 May 2017 14:26:00 EST ID:uInzn1Q/ No.382792 Report Quick Reply
>>382788
If it has spoilers in it I might.
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King Kong - Sat, 13 May 2017 16:08:20 EST ID:6RfKaHcD No.382796 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>382792
Is this your car C-Higgy?

>no homo but I seriously love your calm, systematic, rational moderating style
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Nicolas Winding Refn - Sat, 13 May 2017 20:37:27 EST ID:l+lK6rN5 No.382809 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>382796
Good modding style, seriously pleb tier taste, no offense no homo


Mech movies? by Daniel Dreiberg - Wed, 10 May 2017 19:25:12 EST ID:ePw6/ZuO No.382662 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Not anime, but live action stuff.
Robot Jox is a terrible movie.
Pacific Rim is fine.
Gonna watch Gunhed tonight.
But is there anything else? Anything honestly worth checking out?
Kaiju films that prominently feature mechs are also acceptable.

I swear to god the first motherfucker that recommends the CG Transformers movies gets an infinite seal of disapproval. Get the fuck outta my face with that garbage.
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Douglas Faribanks Jr. - Thu, 11 May 2017 14:36:06 EST ID:ZcIyryzD No.382710 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>382682
>The Eliminators

Such a strange combination of amazing props, horrible special effects and a batshit-insane script.

That tank-track-cyborg-legs-thing was fucking cool.
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Britta Perry - Thu, 11 May 2017 18:28:11 EST ID:jStFSDEb No.382715 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Well, lookin it up, there is this Filipino film: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mKUvvKK-kkU

Also, if you're wanting to check out TV, Disney XD's got a series called Mech-X4, done by Steve Marmel! AKA the actually-good-part of Danny Phantom's head writers. So that's cool at least!
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George Clooney - Thu, 11 May 2017 19:16:23 EST ID:PgRsuC29 No.382717 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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The newer Godzilla vs Mechagodzilla movies

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0oj18OsHd8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGJt6O_a3l4

Here's some behind the scene of Super Sentai. Interesting to see some behind the scenes footage of the mecha suits

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AKVa1eQF3PI

Every megazord from every incarnation of Super Sentai in one big cheesy battle.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dUPx2-XdCYI&t=2m30s

Daijinryuu!
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Ali G - Sat, 13 May 2017 18:36:58 EST ID:a8I6mpAB No.382800 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Captain Power
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Captain_Power_and_the_Soldiers_of_the_Future
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Ali G - Sat, 13 May 2017 18:37:41 EST ID:a8I6mpAB No.382801 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Captain Power (by Mattel)
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Captain_Power_and_the_Soldiers_of_the_Future


Unpopular topics are becoming too popular by Stan Smith - Sat, 13 May 2017 13:44:11 EST ID:lwfbekwn No.382790 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I have to come right out and say it. This boards BIGGEST problem is talking about television shows and movies NOBODY gives a shit about. Scrolling through the first few pages is like reading Greek. I could care less about Evaglion or Sicario or 13 ways to fuck me.

I always was wandering why the respond rate was incredibly low or why the fact there is still threads on page 1 & 2 from like 4 months ago. Wtf happened here?????
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David Boreanez - Sat, 13 May 2017 14:38:17 EST ID:NugqQD3H No.382793 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>382790
>why the fact there is still threads on page 1 & 2 from like 4 months ago.
...Because threads for television shows are bumped weekly? It's not rocket appliances. Though I agree c-higgy watches a lot of garbage. nb, /420/ thread
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Sarah Michelle Geller - Sat, 13 May 2017 15:23:07 EST ID:ePw6/ZuO No.382794 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>The biggest problem on this board is people talking about shows and movies that they're interested in, not shows and movies that I'M interested in.

Get fucked.
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Angelica Pickles - Sat, 13 May 2017 15:51:51 EST ID:9v03QbZn No.382795 Ignore Report Quick Reply
What the hell. 99% of this shit is entry level pleb shit. It's not like this place got any KINO. And if it does it's like nothing.
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Sylar - Sat, 13 May 2017 16:20:37 EST ID:mnf04amZ No.382797 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382790
OP is too fucking stupid to realize he contradicted himself in the same sentence. People wouldn't be talking about something if no one gave a shit about it you dumbfuck. You're just buttmad people aren't talking more about shit you want them to talk about. Fuck off.
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Renly Baratheon - Sat, 13 May 2017 19:53:26 EST ID:9aabmyNT No.382807 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382790
Waaaa waaaa boohoo make a 'good thread' or contribute to 'good threads'


Taboo by Tabitha St. Germain - Sat, 13 May 2017 11:22:36 EST ID:NskmTn/B No.382787 Locked Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Let's talk about this show. I kinda like it.

The setting is what draws me in, post Revolutionary War England with the season ending traveling to America I think the show is probably going to go to Africa too if it airs for more than 3 seasons.

Delaney's character as a British man born to a Native American mother who apparently learned African shamanic secrets alongside being trained as a mercenary is an interesting mix of traits. Magic and insanity as focal plot points set in the 1800s is cool like Bloodborne cool without the excess of monsters. Delaney is a sort of underworld crime boss driven by esoteric motives, versed in magic that is portrayed subtle enough to be real and less tied to location and cult by having two separate continents influencing it (the Native American/African influences).

The other characters seem a bit more disposable than Hardy's and perhaps that is due to him being the creator of the show and taking some egotistical liberties, none of them have that wild evil portrayed in Delaney except the visions where he sees his mother (who will likely not be a present tense character at any point and has had zero dialogue). Not even the head of the East Indian Company who died in the last episode anyway comes off as deeply evil and twisted, the main antagonists just seem to be your garden-variety tricky assholes.

Anyway, good show, hope it makes it to season 2.
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40 Years of Star Wars by Quinn Mallory - Thu, 13 Apr 2017 17:54:45 EST ID:WHBUrZKw No.381640 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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There's a convention in Orlando, idk how many days, but there are a bunch of cameos, tributes, and apparently some information about upcoming movies and media.

If this is your kind of thing, here's the stream:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZqY1Zo5QTcM
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Sachiel - Thu, 11 May 2017 08:08:45 EST ID:gD5+toEk No.382696 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382461
And also with you.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NuNvCOUy1Ts
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Ken Russell - Thu, 11 May 2017 08:16:36 EST ID:H8wdw5bt No.382697 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382461
who the fuck is stevens?
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Callie Maggotbone - Thu, 11 May 2017 10:08:58 EST ID:Zh/sUEXx No.382702 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382313

I'm not really motivated to see the new Star Wars movie. I guess I don't give a shit either. TFA was a bit lousy, and Rogue One was meh.
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Sala Baker - Thu, 11 May 2017 23:22:15 EST ID:ReS6ZPPG No.382728 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382697

His imaginary friend.
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Ninja Ninja - Fri, 12 May 2017 07:45:26 EST ID:FyH3KDf4 No.382752 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382697
If you have to ask, you don't deserve to know


Treatment Mask to terrorists by Mask - Mon, 08 May 2017 06:57:29 EST ID:qRdCEaVv No.382574 Locked Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Treatment Mask to terrorists
0:08 HAVE SUBTITLES
https://youtu.be/fQjxSugidjE
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Danny Strong - Mon, 08 May 2017 09:50:38 EST ID:PgRsuC29 No.382578 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I didn't give you a dislike, OP. Just know that I could have.


General "Originals vs Remakes" thread by Pickles - Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:45:59 EST ID:TFZY+26J No.378042 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I just watched 2011 The Thing after not seeing it for years. I don't like it. Still. It holds my attention all the way through, but it just doesn't FEEL like "The Thing" (1982). So after watching the remake I immediately started the 1982 version (There was an earlier version released in 1951 called "The Thing From Another World" and I tried, but I couldn't, it's too campy. I dislike campy, generally.) and was blown away by the feel of the film. The characters had personality, they felt like people. There wasn't the "Gruff dickhead boss so he's gonna be a bad guy" character, no "Girl power mary sue (harsh? That's what I saw in the remake...)" character. They all felt real in the 1982 version, they all felt like reasonable generally likable people. Not plot fodder for a beast from space. Also the practical effects while standing out as dated to me now, (practical effects can be done better than they were in the film, even at the time, but it's a small grievance.). Finally, the thing that ticked me off, the thing that bugged me and set this whole thread into motion was the fact that there's no weed smoking in 2011 The Thing. The one curly haired character who's friends with the black cook in the 1982 version prominently and theatrically lights up in two scenes so far. It's done in such a casual way, again adding to the feeling that these are real, likable people...not plot fodder cooked up in a hollywood labratory to placate the soccer moms who would let their child see animated death for 120 minutes but not if the devils lettuce gets shoehorned into it in an endearing way...maybe if the creature ripped the joint out of his hand before consuming the 2011 hapless stoner and said "I'll mutilate you and assimilate your flesh, but I'm not putting THAT into my body!" before it gives a thumbs up to the camera.
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Dualla - Sat, 06 May 2017 21:22:18 EST ID:5poG71KX No.382529 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382518
I feel ya bro
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Dualla - Sat, 06 May 2017 21:23:15 EST ID:5poG71KX No.382530 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I really like such epic movies so I had great expectations. The characters are distinguishable and the main actor has the necessary charisma. The plot is easy, so do not expect to much ! That is the only thing what I dislike about the movie.
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Bernard Hill - Sat, 06 May 2017 23:39:19 EST ID:WHBUrZKw No.382533 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382518
I didn't find it very funny, but there were great moments like Rock Me Sexy Jesus
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Chum Lee - Mon, 08 May 2017 00:27:22 EST ID:89wqmgKU No.382569 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>382523
What the fuck could happen in The Thing 2? McCready and Childs freeze for 90 minutes?
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Bill Cosby - Tue, 09 May 2017 02:11:52 EST ID:jXjGsIxz No.382598 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382569

Stay with me here, autismo, but what if the alien wasn't dead?


Alien Movies by Louis C.K. - Sat, 29 Apr 2017 18:53:52 EST ID:xvW5LGC9 No.382241 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Alien Covenant comes out soon and I want to watch the Alien films. Which Alien film is the best to get baked to?
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Jack Torrance - Wed, 03 May 2017 21:31:44 EST ID:Lg7qrAMR No.382425 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Resurrection feels like Firefly.
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Kenny McCormick - Wed, 03 May 2017 21:41:56 EST ID:82KVXRuB No.382426 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382425
Joss Whedon wrote it... I'm sure it's one of the things he doesn't brag about. To be fair though the script written for a movie doesn't always show up in said movie untouched.
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Sidney Lumet - Thu, 04 May 2017 00:17:54 EST ID:jzRqGgBn No.382435 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382426
last I read he blames Jean-Pierre Jeunet for not directing his script right or some bullshit, without realizing that French dude did the best he could with a shitty script that never belonged in the Alien universe to begin with.
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Wei Lo - Thu, 04 May 2017 01:06:55 EST ID:ReS6ZPPG No.382440 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382435

I don't hate Resurrection, I quite like it, but I wanna point out that this 2nd time that Joss Whedon blamed a director — first time for Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

I fucking hate Joss Whedon, what s shitlord. And of course, it was he who is responsible for Capeshit in all it's memetastic glory being set upon the world.

When Joss Whedon dies, I'm gonna have a BBQ and invite the entire neighborhood to celebrate.
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Joanna Cassidy - Thu, 04 May 2017 02:52:06 EST ID:TFZY+26J No.382447 Ignore Report Quick Reply
For all the hate Resurrection got, it did give us the modern day alien aesthetic. Human prisoners used to birth xenos. Resurrection. Xeno captivity chambers. Resurrection. Dopey soldiers who get slaughtered to fuck. Resurrection. Resurrection had some of the biggest world building aspects of any Alien movie, and hate it or not, those aspects stuck around. It gave us the highest human population we've seen on screen in thr Alien universe. Showed us how the humans operate. Gave us the groundwork for most people being greedy and dumb in the franchise. I guess that all came from the comics though, and even so, the point stands. The movie solidified those aesthetic choices.


Bump While Watching by Saavik - Tue, 10 Jan 2017 23:21:46 EST ID:m9FI6Pej No.377701 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I recently watched that movie where captain picard has to deal with his disaffected crew and now I am watching the fight club 2: electric boogaloo series.
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Matthew Weiner - Wed, 03 May 2017 18:09:30 EST ID:MXZQPU0B No.382415 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Alright I watched Get Out and it was great, that movie is fuckin nuts with a lot of really well done scenes. I like how when Rosies dad is giving Chris the tour he says theres "BLACK mold" in the basement, its little things like that that put the icing on the cake. I thought it went a little overboard in the end though with the whole putting your brain in a black persons body thing but it still worked. I think my favorite scene was when Rosies mom was stealth hypnotizing chris. I really liked the effect they used to portray chris being unable to move and in the "dark space". Another really great scene was when chris just wants the keys and its revealed that Rosie is in on it too, very well done, extremely tense. I haven't seen allison williams in anything else but I thought she was great, especially at the end during the phone call with Rod where she SOUNDS distressed but is keeping a completely straight face
This movie did creepy so, so well
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genophyte - Thu, 04 May 2017 01:25:00 EST ID:NdeH7UD3 No.382442 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>382396

my standards are pretty low, and for me there was enough quotable dialogue in the film to sample.

visually amazing film , but for sure didnt do the source enough justice . although if i came into the film knowing nothing...id say its about up there with underworld and resident evil films for me...with gits being the better of the three
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Finn the Human - Fri, 05 May 2017 00:14:42 EST ID:jXjGsIxz No.382479 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Watching IFC's fake Star Wars marathon, I forgot how much I love the Coneheads movie. It really has no right to being as funny and entertaining as it is but god damn it I'll never stop loving this movie.
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Black Dynamite - Wed, 10 May 2017 05:45:33 EST ID:hiGBt8Bt No.382644 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382479
watching LUCIFER (Morningstar) on FOX
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Varys - Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:41:30 EST ID:ja0w3yyh No.384495 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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OK so the conclusion to veep's season 6 was expected--not necessarily in a bad way.
But Selina's terribleness is beginning to be less funny and more irritating.
I think Catherine's neglect/abuse-joke was funny at first, but honestly without the development/back story, it's just a recurring joke that's starting to wear thin.
I'm not a fan of the Gary's romantic longing for Selina progression--it was more endearing when it seemed like it was just him taking his job too seriously. Amy was a little neglected this season when considering her introduction with her fiancee. Mike, and Jonah's two lackeys were pretty consistent
I understand they tried to show Selina's vulnerability with her breakdown and her breakup and try to make her more human and multi-dimensional, but it didn't work IMO, since it was all stuffed into the finale with no prior mention. It's a shame they didn't use those opportunities to explain/justify her personality and try to bring it full circle with the flashbacks but maybe that's just my over-sentimentality speaking.
I liked where they were going with Jonah, and he's probably the most interesting atm (though his antics may soon get old, e.g. the head bumping bit went on too long). I really hope they bring back Jonah's ex-fiancee Shawnee Tanz to also further complicate his life. Richard is probably my favourite character at the moment, but i really hope they develop him beyond his quirks.


Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return by George Clooney - Fri, 14 Apr 2017 05:04:57 EST ID:cB3ABrJV No.381667 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So, this just came out on Netflix.

Wasn't sure how to feel about it after the first episode, but it's slowly growing on me.

What do you guys think?
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Terri Farrell - Sun, 23 Apr 2017 13:23:09 EST ID:jzRqGgBn No.381980 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>381967
nah I think that too. I was watching episode 3 last night and at one point it was just like shut the fuck up and let the movie breath for a minute, they don't need to be constantly talking ffs. I also genuinely love bad movies which doesn't help, something like The Time Travelers would be enough fun on its own. come to think of it, netflix should try and get the full movies they riff on. streaming rights for that shit can't be too expensive.

I have been liking it overall though, my only complaints are the random "Moon TV" commercials that just interrupt the flow and the fact that they don't do the entire movie despite being on netflix. but I think the entire first season was crowdfunded and then they shopped the episodes around, right? so maybe now that they know they'll be on netflix they can do longer episodes with the full movie.

>>381901
nah they still don't do the whole movie, but like I said I think they did it this way for season one in case a TV network bought it. but since Netflix did, maybe next season will be different.
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Britta Perry - Sun, 23 Apr 2017 19:34:57 EST ID:oMwwkKDB No.381995 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Just finished Avalanche. So far, Cry Wilderness is my favorite of this season.
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Ricky Bobby - Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:42:45 EST ID:yxLcOKK5 No.382039 Ignore Report Quick Reply
It's weird how much Jonah sounds like old Tom and how new Tom sounds like Jonah while sounding nothing like old Tom. Crow, of course, is easily replaced. Still, Trace Beaulieu will always be my favorite crow.
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Jack Black - Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:17:28 EST ID:jXjGsIxz No.382081 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382039

Yeah, it only took an episode for me to buy-in on New Crow, I like him a lot now. I'm 10 episodes in, though, and New Servo still sounds weird to me. He has some funny riffs but his voice is all over the place. I really like Jonah's voice, too. Despite him being Hawaiian he's fit perfectly into the doughy, midwestern average Joe mold that Joel and Mike created before him.
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Rusty Cuyler - Tue, 02 May 2017 11:17:56 EST ID:KClUoctz No.382368 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Just going to chime in and agree that the return is as good as MST3k has ever been. I was sort of worried people would have their nostalgia glasses on and not have realistic expectations, but it's been really nice to see people aren't doing that.

Cry Wilderness was amazing. One of the best. I hope they get renewed for season 12 or 2 or whatever.


Docto Who Series 10 by Chewbacca - Mon, 26 Dec 2016 04:07:01 EST ID:jXjGsIxz No.377104 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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The Christmas Special is kind of like the soft premiere for the new series so I guess a new thread is in order since the old one appears to be gone now.

Anyone watch the Christmas Special? I thought it was incredibly dumb but to its credit it embraced its dumb-ness to decent comedic effect. I'm not a fan of the hairless humpty dumpty guy, though. Not really jazzed about him being brought back. The villains of the episode seemed pretty weak and stupid, too. More so than usual Christmas Special villains. My favorite part was when The Doctor was talking to the lady and said "There are some situations that are just too stupid to be allowed to continue", made me laugh out loud. After that I embraced the stupidity of the episode and was able to enjoy it proper.

Sucks we have to wait another 4 months for the premiere, but the preview at the end of tonight's episode was nice. I can't shake how the new companion looks like Dr. Frank-N-Furter, but I'm hoping she grows on me and turns out to be a good companion.
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Stephen King - Sat, 15 Apr 2017 10:39:29 EST ID:XgsH7nii No.381737 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>381691
>because that means no annoying romantic subplot

Somehow I doubt they're going to pass up the opportunity to televise the intricacies of an annoying romantic lesbian subplot. Or at least genderswap the Doctor in one episode so he can make an awkward pass at it.
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The Monarch - Sat, 15 Apr 2017 18:57:35 EST ID:71OA8Rj/ No.381753 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Honestly, I'll watch this season, but as much as I like Twelve at his best moments, I'm not excited about anything until Chibnall takes over.

At first I was disappointed about Capaldi leaving at the end of the season, but honestly, I'm looking forward to a chance at a big shift, which would've been harder to pull off if he'd been stuck with the same Doctor.

Just hope the next one isn't a Tennant-clone, as much as I loved Ten.
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Nick Andopolis - Sun, 16 Apr 2017 09:57:07 EST ID:fE1GnZYV No.381776 Report Quick Reply
Shit episode but the trailer for the rest of the season had me hype the fuck out of my brain. I miss the RTD era and bringing back John Simms as the fucking Master is an epic way to end the Moffat era. First time in a long time where I give a fuck about how the season goes.
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Slab Bulkhead - Mon, 01 May 2017 16:38:39 EST ID:G0sy9193 No.382334 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I'm loving this season so far, though my hopes weren't necessarily high after the last two and the hiatus.

Thought I'd hate the new companion, but she's actually pretty great. I like her dynamic with the Doctor, it's refreshing after the past "SuperDuperTotallyImportantJustBelieveMeI'mMoffat" companions. They're banter back and forth is great and I like how she's constantly questioning everything.

And it's nice to see Capaldi finally get to shine as the 12th Doctor. The past two seasons had their good moments, but it still felt like they never knew in what direction to take him. It finally feels like he and the writers have finally settled into the role. Shame it's his last season.

Absolutely despised Nardole in the previous Christmas specials, but ever since 'The Pilot' I've been pleasantly surprised every time he's shown up. I hope we get a few episodes with him actually joining in on the adventures before the end of the season.

This season's big arc teases are..."there." I'm interested, but not really. I've been burned too many times by Moffat with his great set ups and horrendous pay offs. If it turns out good, I'll be pleasantly surprised. But really, I'm just in it for the one offs this season.


Also, If anyone's interested in Classic Doctor Who a new streaming service just launched called Britbox. It's interface kinda sucks and you're kinda limited on what devices you can stream it on right now, but it's got pretty much all the Classic episodes that are available in as good of quality you can find. It's better than digging through DailyMotion at least.
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Ben Stiller - Mon, 01 May 2017 17:05:50 EST ID:rkYt/H2w No.382337 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382334
I hate the season, the companion and Capaldi are the only redeeming factor. The newest ep was the worst yet. Rehashed the old "Amy saves a whale" episode. The writing is just atrocious. Old Who, every filler episode still managed to blow my mind. These episodes are so sub-standard with literally no thought put into the concepts. All I care about is seeing who is in the Vault, although based on the previews they showed after ep1, it's pretty obviously one of the two Masters. Or who knows, maybe its a future Doctor who came back and warned Capaldi not to leave Earth or his future would come to pass.

When SMith was the Doctor, the writers delivered good episodes all season (minus the final Pond episodes). With Capaldi, his performances are better than SMith but when the episodes arent giving major canon, they are straight bad.


Star Wars: The Last Jedi Spoilers by Donna Noble - Sat, 15 Apr 2017 04:03:13 EST ID:PAolWxVu No.381727 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So it looks like the spoilers about the Force Tree are true.

What say you /mtv/? Do you like this new retconned origin of the force? It's certainly better than midichlorians.
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David Simon - Mon, 17 Apr 2017 02:16:07 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.381797 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>381796
Well anything can sound dumb when you oversimplify it and talk about it in a condescending tone.
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Megan Fox - Mon, 17 Apr 2017 02:18:15 EST ID:l+lK6rN5 No.381799 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>381796
Agreed whole-heartedly. Star Wars isn't meant to be technical, which is why they stay away from the technobabble as much as possible. I actually said earlier in the thread that I thought it was good that they're retconing mitichlorians, but actually you are right. Leaving it vague is the way to go. I mean, I do think it's a good idea to change the canon, because mitichlorians are retarded, but if they do, they need to make it quick, vague, and not spend much time on it. Though even if they did that, it's gonna pull a lot of focus to something that is inevitably gonna sound really stupid.
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Malcom Reynolds - Mon, 17 Apr 2017 23:34:43 EST ID:a0U+az0C No.381826 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>Yoda: "Size matters not. Look at me. Judge me by my size, do you? Hmm? Hmm. And well you should not. For my ally is the Force, and a powerful ally it is. Life creates it, makes it grow. Its energy surrounds us and binds us. Luminous beings are we, not this crude matter. You must feel the Force around you; here, between you, me, the tree, the rock, everywhere, yes. Even between the land and the ship."

What kind of bitch needs more of an explanation than that?
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Elizabeth Swann - Sat, 29 Apr 2017 19:03:24 EST ID:IISuh6Vq No.382243 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>381826

thank you exactly what i thought.
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Teyla Emmagan - Sun, 30 Apr 2017 14:40:38 EST ID:xYNZSPhl No.382281 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>381826
>"Size matters not. Look at me. Judge me by my size, do you? Hmm? Hmm. And well you should not. For my ally is the Force, and a powerful ally it is. Life creates it, makes it grow. Its energy surrounds us and binds us. Luminous beings are we, not this crude matter. You must feel the Force around you; here, between you, me, the tree, The Rock, everywhere, yes. Even between the land and the ship."


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