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- Wed, 20 Feb 2019 20:02:33 EST +OFZtSYI No.405082
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So the boards are back up again after being down for almost a week. What the fuck have you been watching bruh??

>True Detective s3
Way better than season 2 but not as good as season 1. That's not to say this season hasn't been great, it's just been more of a slow burn. The finale airs this Sunday and I'm really looking forward to it.

>Doom Patrol
Only one episode out so far but it's pretty promising for a pilot. Having the antagonist being the narrator is fun and the show is meta without being Deadpool-on-head levels of Random XD. Some people are saying that it's already better than Titans after a single episode... I don't know about all that, but it definitely gives me hope for Swamp Thing coming out later this year.

>Umbrella Academy
Gave it a shot and I got bored 3 episodes in. I'm all for more comic shows that aren't from the Big 2, but not if they're like this. Not trying to hate on the show, maybe it just isn't for me, but it feels like that Wes Anderson X-Men parody already did it better. (Source btw: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UngE0qn3VRY )
John Crichton - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 20:46:11 EST nJM+MZc3 No.405083 Reply
Haha, the boards were down for almost a week and I didn't even notice. Me 4 or 5 years ago wouldn't know what to do with myself. And I haven't even changed much, all the boards just suck now except /mtv/ and a couple others. What a shame.

Anyways, I've been watching a lot of Mad Men, Season 3. The show has kinda plateaued and gotten to a point where I'm not enthralled or eagerly looking forward to the next episode, but I always know I'll enjoy it. It's a reliable show. That doesn't seem like high praise the way I worded it, but in this day and age, it is.

I watched Team Foxcatcher which is a Netflix Documentary. Really Insane shit. Recommend if you wanna take a swan dive into the mind of a psychotic, schizophrenic, coke addled, 50 year old millionaire man child sports hero wannabe.
Bobby Singer - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 21:00:40 EST +OFZtSYI No.405084 Reply
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Mad Men is great. I know what you mean though. It isn't a show that has cliffhangers or big reveals... it's more akin to the morning after getting blackout drunk and having to deal with the emotional/moral fallout of the night before.
John Crichton - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 21:50:37 EST nJM+MZc3 No.405086 Reply
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John Hamm's mannerisms in that character have started to tickle me though lol. He has these 3 or 4 go to facial expressions for charming people. There's the confused John Hamm, the intrigued John Hamm, the mischievous and quizzical John Hamm (pic related), and the carefree look right through you John Hamm. After a while you get to notice them being reused and you start to chuckle at them when you notice them being recycled but you recognize that god damn John Hamm is such a fucking charming motherfucker. How could any other actor pull off Don Draper?
Saskia Reeves - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 22:02:06 EST N8c9tL74 No.405088 Reply
Watched Into the Spiderverse and Aquaman while the site was down. Both were really good actually, I liked Spiderverse a lot and was surprised by how much I liked Aquaman too.
Natashe Henstridge - Thu, 21 Feb 2019 00:02:54 EST 0hpAhBdU No.405090 Reply
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I've been watching through that Maniac show with Jonah Hill and Emma Stone. Also stumbled on this real short miniseries called The Kirlian Frequency which is similar to that Welcome to the Nightvale podcast, I think it's made by south americans though.
ZOG 900 - Thu, 21 Feb 2019 00:21:05 EST f+7eRAXs No.405091 Reply
Has anyone watched that HBO show "Folklore"? I feel like it came out and I never heard anything about it, good or bad. I just want to know if its worth watching.
John Crichton - Thu, 21 Feb 2019 00:27:26 EST nJM+MZc3 No.405093 Reply
I found that show totally uninteresting. Could have just been that for whatever reason I find Emma Stone and Jonah Hill on the screen together to be totally repulsive. It's probably just me but they have no chemistry and it feels like they just have some kind of friendship and are really forcing it.
Enoch "Nucky" Thompson - Thu, 21 Feb 2019 06:20:26 EST oa2mmJAW No.405098 Reply
I saw Jellyfish recently.
Sort of Submarine meets 8th Grade meets 8 Mile with more child abuse.
I thought the cast did a good job and in general it was a good film but have a couple of nitpicks:
The narrative arc seemed to want to lead to a moment of apotheosis but then left everything unresolved in a way that felt more like they just couldn't think of an ending than trying to make a point about real life being unresolvable.
The drama teacher's behaviour and general energy was quite strange; I didn't buy him as being a real person in a real teaching role. I think I know what they were going for but it wasn't right.

At the Q&A after Cyril Nri started telling an immensely dull story about how he got involved in the script but after that was interrupted he loosened up and seems immensely likeable as a pretentious goofball.
Liv Hill did well for such a young actress.
Sinead Matthews' performance was fantastic but she'll always be Jenny to me.
The only thing I really got from the Q&A is that the title is meaningless. There's a retroactive "Oh she's like a jellyfish because she's fragile but also has defence mechanisms" tacked on but no.
Old Gregg - Thu, 21 Feb 2019 06:37:14 EST 3kkQaEfe No.405100 Reply
watched the first ep of Garth Marengi's Darkplace while way too drunk and laughed way too hard
Bobby Singer - Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:31:05 EST +OFZtSYI No.405103 Reply
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Man to Man with Dean Learner is a Darkplace spin-off nobody outside of the UK seems to know about. It's all on youtube too. It's Dean Learner as a Hugh Hefner-type with his own Playboy After Dark-like show.
Vince Masuka - Thu, 21 Feb 2019 19:39:24 EST nJM+MZc3 No.405115 Reply
Toast of London is on Netflix but I haven't gotten around to checking it out yet. That's Matt Berry though, who isn't really front and center in Darkplace but he is a genius.

Also, have to recommend Snuff Box. It's hard for me to say if Snuff Box or Darkplace made me laugh harder.
Ichigo Kurosaki - Fri, 22 Feb 2019 05:37:10 EST lmmzeQO0 No.405121 Reply
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Battle Angel Alita (2019)
I prefered the 90s OVA and the manga. This live-action version was fine though.
Will Turner - Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:35:13 EST u+SQmS1M No.405124 Reply
Your TV doesn't have a youtube app?
Screen mirroring is also an option.
Alice Krige - Fri, 22 Feb 2019 11:55:53 EST CB6bH4Xn No.405125 Reply
Just watched a recent episode of family guy. Jesus christ it had the most hamfisted pandering to cuties. And then they end it by trying to take jabs at bobs burgers. Bobs burgers can actually get a laugh out of me every now and again I hope you get aids Seth Macfarlane you're a hack.
Dominar Rygel XVI - Fri, 22 Feb 2019 17:55:35 EST pOvSZTSP No.405129 Reply
I found the Umbrella Academy to be solid man. Good stuff. When you get answers they are rewarding.
Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore - Sat, 23 Feb 2019 03:48:15 EST 0hpAhBdU No.405139 Reply
The Monarch - Sat, 23 Feb 2019 11:51:01 EST nJM+MZc3 No.405144 Reply
Black and ultra wide?
The Monarch - Sat, 23 Feb 2019 15:27:19 EST nJM+MZc3 No.405146 Reply
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Best movie I seent in a while
Jenette Vasquez - Sat, 23 Feb 2019 22:55:19 EST +OFZtSYI No.405152 Reply
The US remake is really bad. It isn't terrible, but considering Spike Lee directed, it comes off as worse. You can totally tell he just phoned it in while directing that movie and missed a lot of the themes.
Monty Python - Sat, 23 Feb 2019 23:02:51 EST jq7LT41g No.405153 Reply
Yeah I've heard s lot about it and am not a fan of Spike Lee but the fact that he could lazily butcher such a classic says a lot about his character. Piece of shit.
Elrond - Sun, 24 Feb 2019 04:44:25 EST oa2mmJAW No.405154 Reply
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All around a good film.
Elrond - Sun, 24 Feb 2019 09:16:01 EST oa2mmJAW No.405156 Reply
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>Leave No Trace
I agree with what the reviews on its poster say.
Elrond - Sun, 24 Feb 2019 13:58:36 EST oa2mmJAW No.405158 Reply
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>First Reformed
A third fantastic film, let down by the very ending.
Spock - Sun, 24 Feb 2019 16:01:13 EST ZQBixsfR No.405160 Reply
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Watched The Night Visitor a while ago and it was a pretty good revenge-suspense-thriller movie. The ending was a real nice "oh shit" moment that I didn't see coming. 8/10
The Joker - Sun, 24 Feb 2019 18:06:54 EST 0hpAhBdU No.405161 Reply
Two out of five stars? Whoever designed this poster is a dummy.
Son Gohan - Mon, 25 Feb 2019 16:33:30 EST oa2mmJAW No.405186 Reply
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>You Were Never Really Here
Almost a good film but needlessly hard to follow what was going on and a bit too obviously pizzagate inspired.
Miria Harvent - Mon, 25 Feb 2019 20:22:31 EST 7f415ttP No.405187 Reply
>needlesslyhard to follow
I didnt feel that way even remotely, i thought some of "jarring" transitions perfectly displayed how fucked up in the head Joquins character was
T Dawg - Tue, 26 Feb 2019 04:11:26 EST oa2mmJAW No.405190 Reply
There was a lot of dialogue that I found very difficult to hear but turned out to be mostly unimportant to actually understanding the plot so it was frustrating to have bothered to figure it out rewatching parts only to find I needn't have.
Jerry Seinfeld - Tue, 26 Feb 2019 20:26:59 EST y/nAxKSI No.405202 Reply
>see netfilx recommend Umbrella academy 99% match
>start to watch it
>have to fight the urge to drop it the entire way through the credits because it seems so fucking dumb
>somehow make it through credits still figuring, what the heck, I'll give it a go
>talking monkey

nope. I don't care how serious Ellen Page looks, I'm not gonna do it, sorry.
Tammy Tangerine - Tue, 26 Feb 2019 21:41:05 EST 8C777dFi No.405203 Reply
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I hate it when they don't stabilize the volume so you have to keep cutting it up and down and I have a pretty good setup and stereo system.

Honestly, as far as UA goes its really not that bad and definitely watchable considering the current state of TV series. It also gets better as it goes.

However if you have something better to watch or haven't seen some of the old greats then skip it for now and maybe comeback later.

If you are looking for something newish and superhero-y I'd recommend Powers. It only ran 2 seasons but it was pretty good. I am biased though because I've been reading the comics since they came out.
Vic Vinegar - Wed, 27 Feb 2019 00:29:59 EST +OFZtSYI No.405207 Reply
I loved Powers the comic, the show on the other hand... well... I watched the whole thing and barely remember it. I remember at the time thinking that the CGI looked pretty weak. Also Sharlto Copely is a great actor but he felt miscast as hell. The rest of the cast was great, especially Eddie Izzard! It feels like Sony jumped the gun with creating an original series for PSN.
Danny Boyle - Wed, 27 Feb 2019 02:00:12 EST v/XRJwSm No.405208 Reply
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Doom Patrol is fabulous and perfectly nails every character so far (except Jane I guess but it would be pretty much impossible to do her well unless it was actually multiple actresses).

I hope we get Flex Mentallo and Danny the Street in some form.
Vic Vinegar - Wed, 27 Feb 2019 02:19:59 EST +OFZtSYI No.405209 Reply
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Hell yeah! Going heavy on the Grant Morrison certainly helps. Between this and Happy!, I'm so glad that his works are getting to exist in other mediums. Not sure how to feel about Happy! getting a second season since the source material is only 4 issues in total, but we'll see what happens.

According to the showrunner, we'll see Danny the Street and Dorothy Spinner along with Animal-Vegetable-Mineral Man and The Beard Hunter. https://www.syfy.com/syfywire/doom-patrol-showrunner-jeremy-carver-on-turning-the-comic-into-an-r-rated-series-for-dc From what some rumors say, Flex Mentallo will definitely appear (maybe not in this season aside from a tease or two though). Aside from all that I'm loving the easter eggs like Superboy and Krypto being mentioned in Doom Patrol and a random throwaway crime blotter post about Fire.

It seems as if DC has left a bad taste in a lot of people's mouths because of their attempts at the DCEU. As a DC fan, it's been a rough few years. I only signed up for DCUniverse so my little brother would have a chance to watch the new season of Young Justice but I've been blown away by how good all the original programming has been so far. Titans hit a few speed bumps but it's probably the best superhero show outside of Daredevil... until Doom Patrol came along at least. Season 3 of Young Justice has actually shocked me with the level of violence... that's the benefit of creating your own platform I guess. DCU has also given me the opportunity to share tons of classic comics with my lil bro.

Everyone outside of the US is kinda lucky that DCU shows drop on Netflix all at once. The only downside of these DCU shows is that they're weekly. That has encouraged discussion in multiple places however.
Tammy Tangerine - Wed, 27 Feb 2019 04:00:03 EST 8C777dFi No.405210 Reply
Lifelong DC fan, I think they get a bit of an unjustified bad wrap compared to Marvel. I haven't gotten around to seeing any of the DCEU movies yet and I hear they are bad to so-so but IMO in the live action department Marvel is mostly so-so to decent. On the live action and animated TV front DC is better and DC has been killing it with animated films for a long time, not to mention their comics.
Gandalf - Wed, 27 Feb 2019 04:28:15 EST u+SQmS1M No.405211 Reply
>Everyone outside of the US is kinda lucky that DCU shows drop on Netflix all at once.

True, but I'm missing out on the other stuff that the DCU streaming service offers which is mostly the old DC movies and animations, which aren't available anywhere else.
Vic Vinegar - Wed, 27 Feb 2019 04:55:08 EST +OFZtSYI No.405212 Reply
DC Animated is the shit! While they appear on Netflix infrequently there are always torrentable.

They're far from perfect though. The Killing Joke had too much filler, which wouldn't be bad if it wasn't character breaking filler.

DC's live-action TV stuff has ranged from great to terrible, but quality always varies in a long-run series. NBC's Constantine was amazing the whole way through. Shame they cancelled it, but glad they brought Constantine in the Arrowverse.
H.E.L.P.eR. - Wed, 27 Feb 2019 11:21:53 EST 7f415ttP No.405214 Reply
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>Titans hit a few speed bumps but it's probably the best superhero show outside of Daredevil
Morena Baccarin - Thu, 28 Feb 2019 22:19:26 EST iVzJdsXO No.405228 Reply
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Finished marathoning True Detective S3 and it was fantastic. Well written, well shot, well cast and well acted. The only things that stood out to me as not being great was a few green screen driving scenes that were not done very well, and Carmen Ejogo's English accent suddenly popping up in the last episode. Mahershala Ali was fuckin' great throughout and makes for a very convincing old man.
Dr. Thaddeus Venture - Fri, 01 Mar 2019 01:13:00 EST pu3U9BlY No.405230 Reply
Yeah, all media platforms considered I think DC is clearly ahead though are behind in live action theatrical releases.

Man, I loved episode 1-7 but the finale was shit. You could watch S3E1 and S3E8 and skip the rest. They make you think its something else the entire time and it turns out to be garbage in the end. The way they talked about Louisiana and how the case got jammed up as well as in the Ozarks(S3) other locations, and specifically mentioned similar things happened all over pointing out Arkansas specifically leading me to think that would be the next season connecting S1 and a future season that Nick said would connect S1 to other seasons but no we get a bullshit junkie who paid to give her kid away who then lived a happy live for decades.

Ruined the whole season for me. They played too hard into S1 in S3 and then went a completely different way with it.
Leeloo - Fri, 01 Mar 2019 02:01:28 EST +OFZtSYI No.405235 Reply
I can see that.

I felt just like you did when I first saw the finale. Looking back though I really came to enjoy it. Unlike the first two seasons this season didn't have any supernatural element or hint at it, and I think it helped. It played the audience right into it's hand. It was also a surprise that there was a relatively happy ending for a victim with a sad one for our senile main character. The final shot was perfect Purple Haze was always a soldier tracking through enemy territory in the jungle. He never changed... only the setting did.
Dr. Thaddeus Venture - Fri, 01 Mar 2019 03:40:59 EST pu3U9BlY No.405236 Reply
That's pretty much the only part I liked about the episode even though it was so short it was a great scene.
Lindsay Weir - Fri, 01 Mar 2019 07:01:29 EST T/olD3xx No.405237 Reply
Brooklyn 9 9 is fuckin terrible this season. This ep was even lamer than the one where Terry got racially profiled.
Skylar White - Sat, 02 Mar 2019 05:33:07 EST +OFZtSYI No.405254 Reply
Fox cancelled it for a reason. It's already been renewed for another season too.
Finished The Umbrella Academy and yeah... it's a no from me. Dark Horse comics come in two varieties; first is the "whoa! This is a cool as fuck story with great art!" the second is "love the art but the story is severely lacking." Had the same reaction to Hellboy. Looks cool as shit but there's not much there outside of cool monsters acting sassy and a few decent bits of lore.
Chandler Bing - Sat, 02 Mar 2019 11:27:02 EST Wyc1kuvn No.405262 Reply
Maybe I was just triggered that they perpetuated the racist stereotype that everyone who plays with yo-yo's is a serial killer. Ever think of that?!?
Kara Thrace - Sat, 02 Mar 2019 13:39:58 EST oa2mmJAW No.405263 Reply
No because I posted that before I'd got that far into the episode.
You weren't totally wrong, the bit where Amy acted all broken up because some dude once hit on her who she wasn't into and that's a thing I'm supposed to feel very bad about, that was dumb. I'm not complaining about social justice themes, the way that was framed and presented could actually be detrimental to people who've had real problems because it makes them look like idiots.

This post was edited by C_Higgy on 03-03-2019 04:22:38
genophyte - Sun, 03 Mar 2019 01:49:43 EST cdD4rABo No.405270 Reply
How the fuck did I never watch durarara until today.

Definitely a newer favorite next to paranoia agent, and kokokku
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Sun, 03 Mar 2019 04:20:35 EST jRjEOvBm No.405271 Reply
Watched the season premiere of Better Things. Glad this show is back. It is basically female version of Louie, which makes sense goven that Louis CK and Pamela Adlon used to collaborate together and they co-created Better Things, but I think it’s an underrated comedy. I did like the scene when Sam was at the bar and had to get her ID checked along with the other senior citizens at the airport bar.

Also what did y’all think of latest B99? Main plot with Jake, Amy and Rosa was at least relevant in today’s context but I don’t know if it hit its mark. I did enjoy the subplot with Holt, Terry and Charles however and that standoff at the end between Holt and the Disco Strangler.
Dr. Chris Kelvin - Tue, 05 Mar 2019 06:11:55 EST JluOurJv No.405396 Reply
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Was the ALITA funded by James Cameron any good?
I think it was OK.
Dr. Ann McGregor - Tue, 05 Mar 2019 07:33:37 EST 0ZfN6QKM No.405398 Reply
When I saw it was pg13 and realized there wouldnt be any robot boobs, I passed
Sean McNamara - Tue, 05 Mar 2019 09:56:09 EST unyx9PSH No.405402 Reply
I'm not checking it out until I've finished the comic.
You'd probably best decide for yourself if you read the source material yourself to compare, if you haven't already.
John "JD" Dorian - Wed, 06 Mar 2019 19:10:23 EST y/nAxKSI No.405437 Reply
Just finished True Detective S3. Really great season. Definitely not your typical cop hunts down bad guy show. What a great story.
Akira Kurosawa - Wed, 06 Mar 2019 22:00:49 EST N8c9tL74 No.405446 Reply
Watched Eighth Grade. Very good.
Darren Aronofsky - Thu, 07 Mar 2019 16:05:07 EST 58H9Ujx+ No.405461 Reply
On the final episode of Garth Marenghi's Darkplace. Been a wild ride. This ep even had a music number. So far, my favorite episode was the 2nd one where the nurse goes all Carrie.
Godzilla - Thu, 07 Mar 2019 16:10:15 EST 0hpAhBdU No.405462 Reply
I think you'd get a kick out of snuff box and the mighty boosh if you're into british comedies with music numbers
John Watson - Thu, 07 Mar 2019 18:51:16 EST +OFZtSYI No.405472 Reply
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You, along with everyone else that enjoyed Garth Marenghi's Darkplace should check out Matthew Holness' (aka Garth) horror movie, Possum. It's nothing like Darkplace as it's a straight up horror movie, but you might notice some similarities. It's really creepy and unsettling. Hell of a film debut.
Marvin the Martian - Fri, 08 Mar 2019 06:18:49 EST 58H9Ujx+ No.405498 Reply
new Brooklyn Nine Nine was finally funny again after a bunch of bad weeks in a row. I checked wiki, and apparently the writer also did this year's season premiere, so kudos to him for having the only two good episodes this season.

Speaking of shows with bad seasons this year, American Dad has been especially horrible lately. I know it always has had dips in quality, but what the hell?
Jerry Seinfeld - Fri, 08 Mar 2019 06:45:25 EST +OFZtSYI No.405499 Reply
TBS American Dad has been crap for the most part. We all see the potential but it isn't living up to the hype in the slightest. MacFarlane washed his hands of it with the network transfer.

This may not be a popular opinion but at least The Cleveland Show had a singular creative vision, making it better than what we've been subjected to in recent years.
Princess Leia Organa - Sat, 09 Mar 2019 13:34:35 EST y/nAxKSI No.405521 Reply
I've been watching the first season of Secret City. Netflix is really hitting it out of the park with these spy thrillers set in Australia. I'm loving this one so far.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Sat, 09 Mar 2019 15:37:26 EST jRjEOvBm No.405528 Reply
I binged Sex Education. This show is hilarious and I'm glad I got into it. Having watched The Inbetweeners and Skins previously, which are two diametrically opposite shows about sixth formers, Sex Education is in the middle of them so it's right up my alley. Adam is such a goofy twat.
Joyce Summers - Sun, 10 Mar 2019 05:53:28 EST nJM+MZc3 No.405567 Reply

It was pretty good. The acting was really good except Julia Roberts. I wish they had gone with someone else. She is terrible. Always has been horribly mediocre. But even still, it was quite good. The supporting actors really picked up the slack.

It was from the same creator as Mr Robot so it had some artistic style and a similar thriller feel that makes for good suspense and buildup. The artistic style at first felt a bit disjointed but it eventually grew on me and worked. Most of the show took place 4 years in the past and during those parts the show was in normal aspect ratio, but when it was in the present it had a 1:1 aspect ratio. It felt very strange at first and I didn't really like it but they made really interesting use of it to get some really interesting shots that looked really neat.
Bill Hicks - Sun, 10 Mar 2019 20:49:36 EST 0hpAhBdU No.405586 Reply
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Watched Lethal Weapon and now I'm wondering how they butchered it in the recent tv series. Anyone seen it?
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Sun, 10 Mar 2019 21:44:30 EST jRjEOvBm No.405590 Reply
The drama behind the scenes has been much more interesting than the actual show itself.
Bill Hicks - Mon, 11 Mar 2019 01:04:34 EST 0hpAhBdU No.405595 Reply
Riggs doesn't have a mullet but he has a quaff, Murtaugh isn't old enough to be too old for this. I might watch this if c-higgy watches the wire
Daniel Craig - Mon, 11 Mar 2019 19:18:17 EST nJM+MZc3 No.405611 Reply
Yeah that'll happen when the world suddenly stops producing teenage girl dramas and Higgs' backlog is suddenly empty.
Tim Heidecker - Tue, 12 Mar 2019 20:43:38 EST +NJfiIXF No.405640 Reply
American Dad was finally funny this week. They managed to make Roger and Steve an entertaining duo again without resorting to a single annoying Legman and Wheels gag
Number Six - Tue, 12 Mar 2019 22:30:44 EST A6AOtkBd No.405642 Reply
American Dad consistently impresses me with how much better it is than Family Guy. For starting as basically the same show it's grown enormously. I fucking love that shit. I'll have to check out this episode.
Phil Ken Sebben - Wed, 13 Mar 2019 03:50:17 EST Rt2Clg1Y No.405645 Reply
>American Dad consistently impresses me with how much better it is than Family Guy

That's been a low bar to clear for a loooong time now.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Wed, 13 Mar 2019 22:56:55 EST jRjEOvBm No.405653 Reply
They don't just lower the bar, they are the bar!
Toby Whithouse - Fri, 15 Mar 2019 07:23:56 EST +NJfiIXF No.405673 Reply
Brooklyn 9 9 was okay this week. Better than some of the clunkers this season has offered up so far, but still had a lot more jokes fall flat that they did on Fox. Terry in particular felt very out of character.
Frank Gallagher - Sun, 17 Mar 2019 10:03:24 EST oa2mmJAW No.405707 Reply
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>Love, Death + Robots
Every other episode is okay but the ones that aren't make for very long feeling short films. They're also super edgy in a weird sort of way; it's like whoever commissioned them was standing over the writers the entire time egging them on to add as much swearing and nudity as they possibly could, just because. It feels forced and doesn't add anything to the narratives.
Frank Gallagher - Sun, 17 Mar 2019 11:49:48 EST oa2mmJAW No.405708 Reply
8 episodes in, I'd only really recommend episodes 2, 4 and 7. Then 6, 3, 1 maybe if you're bored. The CGI in 7 is really fantastic.
Theo Faron - Mon, 18 Mar 2019 01:26:15 EST AtYFm860 No.405723 Reply
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3 episodes in with Russian Doll. Natasha Lyonne is insanely likable which is why I gave it a shot and it hasn't disappointed. Really interested in seeing how it goes, feels like the kinda show that's gonna start getting really fucked up really quickly.
Spartacus - Mon, 18 Mar 2019 02:24:24 EST +OFZtSYI No.405724 Reply
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Absolutely brilliant film. It's heart-wrenching but also pretty funny. I heard a bunch of buzz about this movie when it was released last year and filed it away to watch later. It's since been on Amazon and wow... I'm blown away. It's been winning awards left and right since winning the Palme d'Or at it's Cannes premiere. Now I need to check out writer/director Hirokazu Kore-eda's other movies.
Kiki - Tue, 19 Mar 2019 16:07:30 EST jUAS24tN No.405750 Reply
>AP Bio season 2
There's 2 eps out so far and they're both really good, ep 2 in particular. They do good at making you like all the characters, from the minor students to the three teachers and even Patton Oswalt (who I normally talk shit about). I still miss The Mick but oh well.

Are there any other good recent comedy shows I should be following? Bonus points if the season is actively airing so I have something else to watch weekly once I'm caught up. Just assume I've seen all the classic shows already. My current weekly show load is super small and I've given up on TV dramas, they went downhill fast with Netflix taking over TV, and books fill the void that The Wire and Mad Men left. Right now I only watch AP Bio, American Dad, and Brooklyn 9-9 for week to week shows.
Beetlejuice - Tue, 19 Mar 2019 18:32:32 EST SjMfKbLy No.405751 Reply
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The Walking Dead has been fantastic. It pains me there is no thread because it turns into 'that show sucks ever since...' but with Angela King at the helm the show has noticeably improved.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Tue, 19 Mar 2019 20:48:08 EST jRjEOvBm No.405753 Reply
The Good Place
You're the Worst
Better Things
High Maintenance
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Bob's Burgers

That's all I can think of at the moment

Unfortunately the discussion tapered off after the first half of season 9. I still haven't watched season 8 and 9 yet.
Sharon Stone - Tue, 19 Mar 2019 21:37:28 EST OgnFfK8n No.405756 Reply
sadly there's literally nothing you could tell me about that show to get me interested in it again. I used to be a devoted live watcher and even watched Talking Dead after big episodes lol, but it just got so fucking bad it was irremediable, killing off Carl because they didn't want to renegotiate the actors salary was the final nail the coffin for me.

This post was edited by C_Higgy on 19-03-2019 21:41:13
Sharon Stone - Tue, 19 Mar 2019 21:39:50 EST OgnFfK8n No.405758 Reply
Brooklyn 99 too

agreed tho, as much as i've enjoyed the first few eps of AP Bio this season i would much rather be watching new eps of The Mick.
Dr. Ann McGregor - Tue, 19 Mar 2019 21:43:28 EST MeHjRXVZ No.405759 Reply
Catching up with GoT. Watched it through season 3 but then got bored of it so the past week ive been trying to get through s4-7. Halfway through season 5 at the moment, should be caught up by the time 8 starts here.
Ayumu Kasuga - Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:18:11 EST q0EIvsA9 No.405858 Reply
AP Bio and Brooklyn 9-9 both hit home runs this week. b99 even had a sexy Rosa lesbian kiss moment. One complaint about AP Bio was that i'm not a big fan of the new character they introduced, I hope this is her only episode.
Lawrence "Chunk" Cohen - Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:28:25 EST +OFZtSYI No.405872 Reply
She's listed as being in 3 episodes total this season. Maybe that won't be too bad since she was pretty much written as a potentially on-going romantic lead.
Mr. Popo - Mon, 25 Mar 2019 04:54:55 EST NfbpoimE No.405949 Reply
After the ending of season 1 of The OA, I was pretty disappointed that it ended without a true payoff, but God damn man, season 2 was that pay off.

If you got to the end of season 1, I wholly recommend season 2.
Leon Black - Wed, 27 Mar 2019 15:54:15 EST X10xw8Yf No.406000 Reply
I've been watching The OA season 1. I'm really enjoying it. It's nice and dark.
Ken Russell - Wed, 27 Mar 2019 17:57:16 EST +OFZtSYI No.406004 Reply
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Haven't seen the show but I had tons of people shouting at me to watch the first season. I'm a serious fan of Brit Marling though. The Sound of My Voice and The East are masterpieces (Another Earth was cute).

She's not a short-form storyteller at all. She reminds me of William Gibson's cyberpunk storytelling where the bits he leaves out are just as important as what he puts on the page. It's a kind of narrative jazz in that way. Now that season 2 of The OA is out, it might be the perfect time to check it out.
Severus Snape - Fri, 29 Mar 2019 04:56:41 EST Ig6cZlif No.406046 Reply
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Godzilla 2014
hahah... Americans
Tom Haverford - Fri, 29 Mar 2019 06:58:31 EST DmNxgJoE No.406048 Reply
>What We Do In The Shadows series premiere
Very meh. This show better get way better real fast or I'm out. Only chuckled twice and was generally bored during it.

>AP Bio
Fucking hilarious this week, laughed heartily throughout. The two boys making out with each others hands was so awkward that I had to look away from the screen. I know all the teen actors on this show are 25 but still, it felt creepy as shit.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Fri, 29 Mar 2019 18:32:43 EST r+V+cAxw No.406065 Reply
Watched the first episode of season 3 of Santa Clarita Diet, which came out today. I'm liking the story-building they're doing with why Sheila is undead and its connection to a virus in Serbia and the Knights of Serbia order killing the undead. What I enjoy most about the show is its tone in how non-chalant and humorous the comedy is with Joel and Sheila killing people at least they're neo-Nazis they're killing so it's okay so she can feed, which reminds me of the tone of Tucker and Dale vs. Evil. Also got caught up on the past three episodes of Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

I did also watch The Inventor and god damn Elizabeth Holmes is a Rule 63 Steve Jobs and so weird and delusional about what Theranos is trying to do and putting millions of peoples lives in danger that it makes Billy McFarland and Fyre Festival look like a saint compared to her.
Plate Dinnertable - Fri, 29 Mar 2019 20:41:46 EST 8NrcciML No.406067 Reply
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A Vigilante.

Not enough violence / revenge imho,
but well filmed.
Ben Stiller - Sat, 30 Mar 2019 01:23:52 EST +OFZtSYI No.406077 Reply

Was Wellington Paranormal any good? A spin-off sounds easier to pull off than a soft reboot.
Brian of Nazareth - Sat, 30 Mar 2019 04:36:17 EST oa2mmJAW No.406081 Reply
>you're the worst
Latest season. Love this show. Want to meet the actors and writers and buy them a drink. Can't say that about anything else

It's okay as a sketch show but hard to binge.
Kira Nerys - Sun, 31 Mar 2019 16:28:02 EST oa2mmJAW No.406096 Reply
The last ten minutes of Family Guy (s17e16) is pretty funny.
Katy Manning - Sun, 31 Mar 2019 17:06:27 EST xkosFFTZ No.406098 Reply
Finished the new season of Shameless. The season sucked but the final 2 episodes were really good, they gave Fiona a great send-off.
Raoul Duke - Mon, 01 Apr 2019 04:44:20 EST +OFZtSYI No.406107 Reply
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>American Gods

So the first season was aight but this season is great. It's not an accurate 1-for-1 retelling of the book(s), no doubt about that. Instead it takes the source material and builds off it in logical ways. Technical Boy's origin story is superb.

Orlando Jones is once again gets the acting MVP and deserves all the awards.
Lee Meriwether - Mon, 01 Apr 2019 10:34:30 EST NfbpoimE No.406112 Reply
Saw Us today. It works as a horror and goes further than you expect but dont think too hard about the logic because it's not there apart from being a metaphor for society.
Uncle Ruckus - Mon, 01 Apr 2019 19:11:15 EST xkosFFTZ No.406117 Reply
Catching up on Walking Dead, just watched s09e06 and holy fuck, what the hell, why is Rosita kissing Father Gabriel? Fuck this shit so fucking hard. I hate this smarmy fuck. Dude needs to get killed off asap. Also RIP Rick, even if he didnt even die LOL. What a shitty final episode. The season has been good but this ep had Scott Gimple's bullshit fingerprints all over it

Also started that Netfags show Haunting Of Hill House. Episode 1 was SPOOKY AS FUCK. Then episode 2 was so bad i was laughing out loud at their attempts at scares, the stuff with the kittens and the terrible cgi, jesus christ that was stupid.
Dario Argento - Mon, 01 Apr 2019 21:39:24 EST X10xw8Yf No.406119 Reply
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I'm watching Resurrection Ertrugrul. This is certainly an interesting show. It's the first Turkish language show I've watched. It's kind of similar to American historical fictions like Vikings or The Last Kingdom except it's got a lot more emphasis on the drama and less on epic gory fight scenes. The fights are actually kind of cheesy because they just do this little fake blood splash and slow-mo, but I didn't mind, it's fun. The whole production is a little rough around the edges, but the setting is really interesting and the drama is great. I was kind of disappointed to find there were only 3 seasons, but now I'm on season 1 episode 33 and I realize it's not so bad. It's kind of like a soap opera really, but set in the past in an interesting time and place and with espionage in the palace and nomad tribes rather than cheating housewives providing the fuel for the drama. It's especially interesting to see the whole crusades thing portrayed from the Muslim point of view where they're the heroes and the Crusaders are evil. I can't say I've ever seen anything western on the crusades but I doubt it would have the same view. Also, let me just say how refreshing it is to see a romance without tons of graphic sex immediately after the two lay eyes on each other. Like damn, I didn't realize how tired I was of seeing that until I watched this show. it's nice to class it up a little and have some longing desire and shit build up.
Jin - Tue, 02 Apr 2019 09:54:14 EST trJ9AOjG No.406125 Reply
Barry S02E01, damn that was great. The craziness just continues from Season 1.
Richard Attenborough - Tue, 02 Apr 2019 11:30:22 EST vpTpAiCq No.406127 Reply
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Watched Maniac Cop 1 & 2. Haven't seen either since I was a little kid. The original is actually pretty decent for a low budget 80's horror. The second flat out sucks though. The idea of two serial killers meeting and partnering was completely wasted. The first movie was like an allstar B movie cast too. It has Tom Atkins, Bruce Campbell, Robert Z'Dar, Leo Rossi, Richard Roundtree, William Smith and Sam Raimi. The bluray for part 1 was weird too, every time there was a scene with the mayor the quality dropped to what was very obviously an old vhs capture, that even has tracking issues in a couple of scenes.

Here's an example of how jarring the quality difference is with the mayor scenes and the rest of the movie.
Fridge Largemeat - Tue, 02 Apr 2019 22:31:57 EST NfbpoimE No.406142 Reply
Love death and Robots was solid. The short length meant that you never paused mid episode or got bored and also left you wanting more when you hit the really good episodes, which made up about half of them. The graphics were pretty great and the nudity was over the top. But God damn that alien.
Tom Reagan - Tue, 02 Apr 2019 22:32:56 EST g+ZO6Bhz No.406143 Reply
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Watched the first episode of The Last Drive-In. C.H.U.D. is a pretty dumb movie so I enjoyed Joe Bob's constant criticism of it during the breaks. Castle Freak is a total creepy sex pervert movie, though, and even with Joe Bob's comedic bits during the breaks I didn't really like that one all that much. Looking forward to see what next weekend's episode has in store. Hopefully someone is saving these episodes, too, since I imagine the digital rights to these movies he's showing are volatile and the entire season won't always be viewable. Hell, some episodes might get removed from Shudder before the season ends since this is running through the summer.
Daria Morgendorffer - Tue, 02 Apr 2019 23:45:12 EST sit28GGo No.406146 Reply
C.H.U.D. 2 is a dumb movie. C.H.U.D. is actually a pretty good lower budget dirty 80's New York horror.
Hiro Nakamura - Tue, 02 Apr 2019 23:48:46 EST +7pBY/O6 No.406147 Reply
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season 2 of happy started
happy world sorta reminds me of El Cid's 3d comic called death porn
Tom Reagan - Wed, 03 Apr 2019 01:48:42 EST g+ZO6Bhz No.406149 Reply
Way too much meandering and plot holes. I know the sequel in name-only is one of the worst movies ever made, the first one isn't that bad but it just felt like a waste of time.
Stan Laurel - Wed, 03 Apr 2019 03:55:01 EST +OFZtSYI No.406151 Reply
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C.H.U.D. 2 is great for all the wrong reasons. If you like bad movies it's a fun watch.

The original C.H.U.D. was meh. There are some cool scenes in it but the script is bad. For a better interpretation you should check out Death Line (aka Raw Meat in the US). It's British horror so the start is slow but it ramps up and becomes nutso.
The Doctor - Wed, 03 Apr 2019 06:07:50 EST xkosFFTZ No.406152 Reply
almost done binging Haunting Of Hill House. This show kicks so much ass, will be sad when it's over. Although as a mild-schizo, I should warn the fellow crazies that this show will make you want to blow your brains out lol. I feel like if somebody watched this show while they were having some sort of episode or breakdown, it would convince them they were being stalked by ghosts and end with them hanging themselves in front of their Netflix screen.
Jackie Earle Haley - Thu, 04 Apr 2019 16:47:24 EST p/EW64/D No.406168 Reply
Yo, Barry was dope. Good execution in every aspect, but the Chechnyan really shone in this episode. That ending legit gave me chills. Who'd have thunk he could be that fuckin scary?
Jackie Earle Haley - Thu, 04 Apr 2019 16:51:07 EST p/EW64/D No.406169 Reply
Fudge! Sorry, didn't mean to reply to The Doctor, I'm a high idiot nb.

Actually, I revoke my nb, invoke a bump, and request a pardon for double post.

I have been watching season 3 of True Detective and while this show is a fucking headache to keep up with at times, it's pretty fucking great. I don't necessarily think it's a bad thing that you have to think so much to align things, it's just the whole thing is a bit of a clusterfuck. To have the case being investigated in 3 different time periods and spectating all 3 at once is a bit of a mindfuck, but it's executed so well that I can still keep up with ease, and the little breadcrumbs that are dropped, leaving hints that travel through time, are really fucking rewarding to notice. I think season 3 is a return to form, as all the cliche critics are saying. Idk if anything could ever top season 1, but damn this cast and this writing is fucking great.
Master Roshi - Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:14:01 EST xkosFFTZ No.406177 Reply
>AP Bio
Good ep this week. Sarika kicks ass.

>What We Do In The Shadows
Episode 2 was a lot better than the pilot was. Hopefully the show levels out and stays consistently funny, because this one seemed an indicator of good things to come.

>Haunting Of Hill House
Finished my binge finally. The first 6 episodes were amazing, the final 4 were horrible.
Jack Harkness - Sat, 06 Apr 2019 16:27:35 EST X10xw8Yf No.406210 Reply
Just watched Barry S2E1. Holy shit what a masterpiece this show is. It's so fucking hilarious and it's all done seamlessly.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Sun, 07 Apr 2019 03:17:34 EST r+V+cAxw No.406224 Reply
Binged Veep this past week and am all caught up now but I think as far as this decade is concerned, it's probably at the top of the best comedies list. Jonah's antics and Selina in general being kind of an asshole and not taking shit from anyone like she's the antithesis of Leslie Knope has been pretty entertaining to watch.

Last week's season premiere started strong coming off that two year hiatus and definitely my favorite part was when Jonah said that his wife was his former stepsister and that sit down interview made it even funnier.
Gerronimoe Nudists - Sun, 07 Apr 2019 16:19:34 EST hzB6G6QR No.406233 Reply
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watching "the Code"
the prison-documentary by
Malory Archer - Tue, 09 Apr 2019 16:51:25 EST oa2mmJAW No.406269 Reply
You're The Worst s5 just ended, on a positive note. I'm guessing that's the end of the show.
Good place to end it, dragging out the relationship issues further would feel forced but I'll seriously miss it. A genuinely underrated show.
Tom Peters - Thu, 11 Apr 2019 18:57:45 EST p/EW64/D No.406333 Reply
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Watching The Handmaiden. Trying with all my might to resist fapping.
Jin - Fri, 12 Apr 2019 05:11:42 EST +OFZtSYI No.406342 Reply
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Not quite sure how to feel about this show. It isn't very funny but it does hit very close to home. It's a coming-of-age story about two best friends entering middle school. Maya & Anna start the 7th grade in the year 2000... but they're played by their adult versions. Everyone else is a teen or pre-teen. From what I've watched it's pretty spot on as a cringe-origin story if anything.The laughs are few and far between but when they land they're atomic bombs.
Michael Weston - Fri, 12 Apr 2019 13:31:48 EST X10xw8Yf No.406352 Reply
Comcast is doing some thing where they're giving access to some content for free this week. I'm pretty sure they're just doing it to see who has a job or not because they literally had a survey asking if I had a job lol. They'll know from how much people watch even if they don't answer the survey. Anyway, I used it to watch the last two seasons of Banshee. I forgot how great this show is. What a fantastic setting with great factions and characters.
Mathilda - Sat, 13 Apr 2019 12:24:30 EST BmbWp6hG No.406395 Reply
It was definitely pretty average but I came of age around the same time so it was decent background fodder while I was doing tedious art work. I had no idea Maya and Anna were actually in their 30s though. Talk about aging gracefully.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Sun, 14 Apr 2019 03:08:38 EST r+V+cAxw No.406411 Reply
>Veep s07e02 - Discovery Weekend

Good episode especially for the Jonah subplot and their parody of #MeToo with #NotMe and women denying that they ever dated Jonah. The dude is such a cringey pompous sleazebag but I can't help but laugh at the shit he gets himself into as he digs himself deeper and deeper and yet gets more popular. Wasn't as into the main storyline with Selina though bringing back the sexual tension between her and Tom makes it more compelling if they're running against each other. Looking forward to seeing how these final five episodes go.

>Brooklyn Nine-Nine s06e12 - Casecation

The whole will they or won't they have kids storyline is cliche but they handled it in a respectful yet humorous manner especially the debate scene between Jake and Amy.

>This Is Us s03e14-18

I binged the last five episodes of the season and I thought it was kind of disappointing after a good string of episodes with the two parter about Jack's brother and Beth's origin story. While I at least thought the episode about Beth and Randall's marriage was good and Kevin has had a remarkable turnaround this season and becoming one of the show's best characters, the rest of it I can't really give a shit about.

>The Disappearance of Madeline McCann

God what a media circus this was especially given the conflict between the rules of Portuguese judicial and police investigations and the media looking for answers. I thought it examined all of the angles surrounding the case well but I just don't get how you can leave your child in the room sleeping in a foreign country alone like that. She disappeared without a trace and yet nothing had ever been found of her but I got a feeling she'll turn up dead or alive some day.

>The Case Against Adnan Syed

I also binged another true crime documentary series that HBO just aired this past month and HBO's true crime docs are pretty top notch as this one was no exception. I'm glad Serial helped to publicize the case and galvanize the public into investigating deeper hoping to clear his name, which for wrongful conviction cases like this is important to have the media and public on your side much like the Paradise Lost trilogy did for the West Memphis 3. Too bad unlike the 3, the prosecution isn't willing to give Adnan the Alford plea and still taking the word of some dude like Jay that probably lied his ass off to frame Adnan. It's awful what happened to Hae Min Lee and her family shouldn't have to go through losing a child like that but I don't think Adnan killed her especially given that when they finally tested the DNA evidence, there was no match. Not to mention the cell phone records don't match up to the towers and stuff.


This movie was creepy as fuck but Jordan Peele did it again, the dude's becoming the next great director of horror. I honestly don't know what to make of the ending with Red taking Adelaide's place and Adelaide becoming Red but I thought it was pulled off well. It also wasn't as violent as I thought it would be though more so than Get Out. Also props to them making a classic hip hop song like I Got 5 On remixed into an orchestral horror tune.

Amen to that, I really miss that show though I wish season 4 had been better had it not been for the production issues with it. I loved the fight choreography and action and I always found the dynamic between Hood and Kai to be pretty compelling with both being on opposite sides of the law but on the same coin.
Grunkle Stan - Sun, 14 Apr 2019 21:39:56 EST zjpRuc+k No.406440 Reply
is 420chan dying? i feel like i'm watching this unfold before my eyes after reading /b/

uh.. i am watching old Wings episodes i torrented as well as 80s-90s made for TV movies on youtube. and the new American Dad episodes i missed, which is still as good as it always was. kind of amazed it's lasted this long honestly
Rickety Cricket - Mon, 15 Apr 2019 03:40:12 EST +OFZtSYI No.406460 Reply
I'm really digging this. The acting in this show is wonderful. I always forget how good of an actress Joey King is when she's outside of a shit horror movie.
Tuck Pendleton - Wed, 17 Apr 2019 14:44:32 EST 0C5npmrK No.406541 Reply
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Gentlemen! You can't fight in here, this is the war room!
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Thu, 18 Apr 2019 15:37:16 EST BC4gnGhr No.406577 Reply
>Veep s07e03 - Pledge

I was pretty entertained by this episode especially the scene where Jonah was arguing with those public image fixers about using the words retarded and gay. I was also surprised how they handled Amy getting an abortion. Enjoyed the part where she clapped back at that protestor about getting one and Dan commenting about the vaginal vacuum.

>Room 104 s02e08-12 - A Nightmare, The Return, Artificial, Shark, & Josie & Me

I got around to finish watching the remaining episodes season 2 but overall I thought the season was just as good as the last one and with more big names. I think my favorite episodes from this season were Hungry, Arnold and Shark especially the last two based on Brian Tyree Henry and Mahershala Ali's performances.

>The OA s02e01 - Chapter 1: Angel of Death

Hard to believe it's already been over two years since season 1 but the recap made it easy to remember what happened. I figured that the five movements and OA's sacrifice at the end of last season would help to make the dimension jump into one where she's Nina Azarova and wasn't adopted though is back in the same situation as Prairie Johnson being held prisoner by Hap but now in a mental asylum with Homer as a psychiatrist instead of another patient. I also think so far Karim's investigation into Michelle's disappearance has been compelling with the addition of that ARG Symphony playing a role in her disappearance. The video game aspect is something that's been done before in Black Mirror and other media but I guess I'll see how they put their own spin on it.

I remember making a thread for the first season here and the reviews on here were more on the negative side but I like Brit and Zaj's work like The East for example. I thought the first season was good for what it was despite a misstep in the season finale but its tone and themes reminded me a lot of The Leftovers, which was probably one of my favorite dramas this decade.
Kirstie Alley - Fri, 19 Apr 2019 06:18:50 EST SyD0qL0V No.406595 Reply
Almost caught up on The Walking Dead after reading a bunch of reviews from fans and critics about how good this season is. Turns out it's true. I only have two episodes left, and as a comic fan, I'm hyped for the big Fair in episode 15. I already was spoiled that Henry will be a head on a stick, so it's hilarious the way this season constantly treats him like a new main character in giving him all of Carl's old plotlines.
Sansa Stark - Fri, 19 Apr 2019 06:37:19 EST rlNQ1eiS No.406596 Reply
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People still watch The Walking Dead? I mean do epople even still READ The Walking Dead?
pic is prettymuch my feelings towards it, resigned interest in something that couldve been fucking awewome but its just kinda lame and sits around and does nothing
Kirstie Alley - Fri, 19 Apr 2019 16:18:07 EST SyD0qL0V No.406606 Reply
Ratings are at an all time low,, but it's still the highest viewed TV drama after Thrones even with the dwindled ratings. EVeryine tuned out cuz Guimple raped the show to death, but now he's fired and the new showrunner is kickingass, but most people bailed and don't care enough to revisit the show because Gimple killed all good faith they had.
M. Night Shyamalan - Fri, 19 Apr 2019 20:28:55 EST Rz2Izdon No.406610 Reply
Watching veep and barry.

Not enjoying veep much at all. The characters have finally become thoroughly unlikable, but not in a funny way. Jonah bits from ep 3 are the funniest because of how over the top, rediculous, and slap stick he is, but it's painfully obvious how the writers have changed. At this point its become how many double entendres they can fit into an episode, and they are obviously trying hard to wrap up the character's relationships to one another as this is the final season, but it's very hard to care about any of them. It is honestly feeling more like the later seasons of arrested development.

Barry is pretty great, but not many jokes in ep 3 imo. Definitely less laughs and more suspense. I really do not care about what's happening with Fonzi's relationship, i get it, but i dont care. I only like Barry, and it's more like I'm agonizing with him rather than laughing at it. It's effective but i feel like hes suposed to have popped by now, and i think i see the pattern of him getting saved by his relationships that care more about him living through another episode. Kinda sillicon valley esq
Ludacris - Sat, 20 Apr 2019 01:02:26 EST pu3U9BlY No.406617 Reply
>new showrunner is kickingass
as a long time fan of the comics I deeply, deeply disagree.
Ludacris - Sat, 20 Apr 2019 01:27:12 EST pu3U9BlY No.406618 Reply
Its not Netflix. Its an Australian show that netflix picked up for the rest of the world.Why do people see something on netflix and automatically think its a netflix show?
Severus Snape - Sat, 20 Apr 2019 02:18:29 EST g+ZO6Bhz No.406619 Reply
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Just watched the Last Drive-In episode with Deathgasm. It was... alright I guess. It felt like a student film someone made that was a big fan of Shaun of the Dead, Evil Dead 2, and Braindead. The practical FX were alright and some of the non-horror gags made me laugh, but overall the writing and script is a bit of a mess and it kind of looked like it was shot on digital video (hence the student film vibe) so I kind of tuned out from time to time.
Vic Vinegar - Sat, 20 Apr 2019 05:21:51 EST SyD0qL0V No.406624 Reply
The comics went to shit during the Negan arc just like the TV show. The new showrunner is making the Whispers a million times cooler than that fat GRRM-wannabe Kirkman did
Bernie Mac - Sun, 21 Apr 2019 01:15:21 EST a/x4pvb1 No.406640 Reply
>Film by Beyoncé
>Directed by Beyoncé
>Lead actor is Beyoncé
>Picture of her as Cleopatra

Who the fuck does this bitch think she is?
Kathryn Janeway - Sun, 21 Apr 2019 03:30:16 EST p/EW64/D No.406641 Reply
Such a good movie if you pretend the last 5 minutes didn't exist. It was so jarring to jump forward to current day with that preachy bullshit. Don't get me wrong, I agree with the message 100% but there has gotta be a better way to get it across. It kinda makes me think they believe the audience is retarded if they think they've gotta hit you over the head with their message that hard. Come on...

I hope they release a version of the movie that deletes the last 5 minutes and adds an ending.
Kathryn Janeway - Sun, 21 Apr 2019 11:10:35 EST p/EW64/D No.406648 Reply
Thinking about it now, I guarantee that horrible last 5 minutes is what made the movie so prolific at the oscars
Kathryn Janeway - Sun, 21 Apr 2019 16:13:10 EST p/EW64/D No.406653 Reply
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With everything that's been going on lately, I felt like watching a documtary that is maximum absurd, and I was not disappointed by Generatio Wealth.
Bloodyface - Sun, 21 Apr 2019 19:53:54 EST nO2DziPQ No.406656 Reply
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>Thor Ragnorak

I finally decided to watch this even though I've seen Infinity War. I also think I should watch Infinity War again since Thor has the most important character arc in that movie. Jokes were hit and miss, but somehow it was still a good movie. I feel like I'm right in believing that this is the only Thor movie worth watching.


>EVeryine tuned out cuz Guimple raped the show to death, but now he's fired and the new showrunner is kickingass

That's unfortunate. I'm glad I bailed too. There were some really awesome episodes, then there were a ton of episodes where an hour of your time was wasted.



I'd really like to watch this movie. Is it on any streaming services yet?
Blast Hardcheese - Sun, 21 Apr 2019 20:31:42 EST p/EW64/D No.406657 Reply
I finally got around to seeing it because I have HBO and it was up on their streaming service. If you haven't already done it, you can get a free trial for HBO go. I did that a while back so I could watch The Wire and The Sopranos. Just put in a credit card and immediately turn off auto renewal.
Roy Neary - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 03:14:49 EST MUCgHp8I No.406677 Reply
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Barry look again
"I fucked her first, I got it when that shit was tight"
Tom Haverford - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 03:32:45 EST g+ZO6Bhz No.406679 Reply
Started watching Breaking Bad, this show is lot funnier than I expected it to be. I'm five episodes into the first season and I'm enjoying it a lot. Walt Jr. is my favorite character so far.
Tom Haverford - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 04:06:17 EST g+ZO6Bhz No.406682 Reply
One side note, they use way too much in medias res in this show. It doesn't ruin it by any means, but it's a bit much to start every other episode in the future and then jump back in time. Hell, I think the first or second episode used it twice in the same episode, which made me laugh.
Jonah Hill - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 17:38:11 EST SyD0qL0V No.406701 Reply
got to the Walking Dead's big Pikes episode. Shit was hilarious. As a comic fan, I was glad Rosita survived the massacre.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Tue, 23 Apr 2019 01:21:11 EST OR/Yo4mj No.406706 Reply
Man The OA's season finale was meta as fuck but the season ended up being way better than season 1. I hope it gets renewed for a third season.


This post was edited by C_Higgy on 23-04-2019 01:39:46
Carrie White - Tue, 23 Apr 2019 02:39:08 EST +OFZtSYI No.406708 Reply
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No idea if it's been renewed officially, but Brit and Zal have a plan for 5 seasons. My favorite part of season 2 is that we learn Scott learned his movement while on the set of The OA from Phyllis Smith. Despite her role on The Office and all of her other acting gigs, she's only existed in our dimension (the one we all shitpost in) to teach Scott the third movement.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:26:38 EST i7i6K7ZE No.406715 Reply
>Leaving Neverland

I always had a feeling that Michael Jackson was a pedophile even after his acquittal and this documentary certainly hammers that home. For Wade and James to come forward and publics with their experiences with Michael takes a hell of a lot of balls for them to do especially for the backlash they have already certainly gotten from fans of Jackson and will defend him no matter what. I think the doc paints a portrait of how the power of celebrity can mask a lot of the fucked up shit they can get away with. Obviously it's a one sided documentary but I don't know how anyone would be able to deny what Jackson did after that.

>Brooklyn Nine-Nine s06e13 - The Bimbo

It was an okay episode though Jake and Holt's comedic chemistry always gives me a laugh.

>The characters have finally become thoroughly unlikable, but not in a funny way.

I've always felt like the unlikeability of certain characters such as Selina, Amy and Dan for example made sense within the show's context given their positions in politics and because of that I've found that aspect to be one of the show's funniest parts. I can understand now why Julie Louis-Dreyfus won six Emmys in a row for Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.

>Jonah bits from ep 3 are the funniest because of how over the top, rediculous, and slap stick he is, but it's painfully obvious how the writers have changed.

I agree that Jonah's storyline and his scenes have consistently been the best part of the show. He's basically Veep's Dwight Schrute. I do think that while I do enjoy watching it and makes me laugh, it does feel a little different since Armando Iannacci stepped down as showrunner after season 4.

lol that wouldn't surprise me if that were the case. And they got a plan for five seasons? Well I hope they can do it and not have it get cut short like Sense8 though their budget is probably much cheaper than Sense8's was.

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Teal'c - Tue, 23 Apr 2019 11:52:12 EST EsHKQZyB No.406719 Reply
So much shit to watch right now I'm in overload

>American Gods s02e07
Enjoying this season so far. Shame though that they killed off Sweeney the second they fleshed him out into an interesting character. Hopefully he makes a comeback or does that death qualify as suicide?

>Warrior s01e01
I think I'm gonna like this show just haven't had time to start watching it until today. Fight scenes are beautifully choreographed to say the least.

>Gomorra s04e05
Amazing at how fast the fan subs are getting released for this show. Really proud of Genny, doing boss shit making boss moves. Long way from the spoiled teenager from s01.

>GoT s08e02
Been getting bored with this show honestly, e02 was a nice feel good episode I guess considering what's about to go down. Hoping this Night King battle will be as entertaining as Blackwater was.
M. Night Shyamalan - Tue, 23 Apr 2019 22:31:41 EST J5pb/8Jl No.406736 Reply
>GoT s08e02
If we can see anything, it will start at night in the middle of a snow storm
here's hoping there will be a sunrise so we can get some light on the battle
Nana Visitor - Thu, 25 Apr 2019 05:28:24 EST SyD0qL0V No.406811 Reply
I feel like I can barely see anything on TV these days with everyone filming in the pitch fucking black. These directors need to throw themselves off a tall building en masse and start making room in their budget for some fucking lighting equipment.
Louisse Belcher - Thu, 25 Apr 2019 06:03:26 EST +OFZtSYI No.406813 Reply
Going off the trailer it looks pretty meh to me. Now if it was Will Smith vs The Fresh Prince I'd be on board.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Thu, 25 Apr 2019 12:36:15 EST a5gWj267 No.406824 Reply
>Now if it was Will Smith vs The Fresh Prince I'd be on board.

What about this? >>405671
Amy Pond - Thu, 25 Apr 2019 20:27:56 EST SyD0qL0V No.406833 Reply
anyone else watching What We Do In The Shadows? Shit is cash. Plus it has one of the main dudes from Garth Marengi's Darkplace, which I watched over the winter. Last nights ep was the best one so far.
Steve Buscemi - Thu, 25 Apr 2019 23:13:55 EST pu3U9BlY No.406838 Reply
If you like the universe check out Wellington Paranormal. Its a little different but a little more true to form as far as the movie goes vs the US spin-off.
Spike Lee - Fri, 26 Apr 2019 04:40:42 EST +OFZtSYI No.406849 Reply
The first episode set the bar really low since it's essentially the first act of the original movie(minus all the comedy)... but each week has proved that the show is it's own thing and fleshed it out quite well.

Guillermo, Nadja, and Colin are great additions to the cast and story. Colin the energy vampire having a fling with an emotion vampire was great!
Amy Pond - Fri, 26 Apr 2019 05:09:43 EST SyD0qL0V No.406851 Reply
I love Colin and how he's basically Dwight from The Office. I feel like I know some energy vampires IRL. Hell, i think some mod this site.
Sheba - Fri, 26 Apr 2019 20:38:35 EST 13yI13yv No.406878 Reply
All a man needs to be invincible is a hammer and a shit life. This film would have been ignored without Phoenix. It's very well paced and edited, and technically perfect. Not one scene is wasted. Speaking of scenes, the one on the kitchen floor is something else. I didn't know whether to laugh or cry, but it was genius film making.
Bartholomew Kuma - Sat, 27 Apr 2019 10:28:01 EST p/EW64/D No.406894 Reply
The first episode was funny. I watched it last night just because I found out Matt Berry is in it. It really does feel like The Office but with vampires. It's really good. I couldn't get into the movie at all, but the cast of this really carries it.

It's not the best thing ever, but it's really good for a modern comedy. Way above the bar that's been set.
Terrence Winters - Sat, 27 Apr 2019 12:04:47 EST SyD0qL0V No.406895 Reply
My main issue with episode 1 was that it seemed to be running off a checklist of vampire cliches to make jokes about. Like, they really couldn't make it one whole episode before referencing Twilight? But after episode 1, they do far more unique things with the characters, subverting tropes and coming up with more original problems for modern society to throw at the undead
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Sat, 27 Apr 2019 18:21:21 EST 2QAzq0Ao No.406900 Reply
I watched the first two episodes of Chris Lilley's new show Lunatics. Its format is similar to We Can Be Heroes of focusing on a couple of different people but its format and character humor is pretty much what you'd expect in any of Lilley's shows.
Nova - Sat, 27 Apr 2019 22:55:45 EST pu3U9BlY No.406907 Reply
I snatched Cartoon Hell on a whim. I think people who are really into animation or drawing and that kind of stuff would really like it. As someone who isn't it is still half decent and the dialog isn't bad. Pretty good background show as well.

Basically two animators are stuck in hell and each "week" (it was released all at once) they get an idea from one of the demons for a cartoon and then they have to come up with it while doing commentary, talking about the show and the characters, and some quips here and there and then at the end they plug the picture they draw into a TV show making robot and it creates a show from the pic. If the show is good enough they get out of hell.
Geoffrey Rush - Sun, 28 Apr 2019 03:10:43 EST FS0gTFvP No.406912 Reply
Well I think a lot of people forget when they're watching that the pilot has to play it safe in order to get picked up, so I give it some slack when I'm watching the first episode. I think it's pretty understandable for it to go for the low hanging fruit that are very accessible jokes with a guaranteed chuckle.
Jon Stewart - Mon, 29 Apr 2019 15:49:24 EST FS0gTFvP No.406988 Reply
The new Twilight Zone series is actually really good. Surprisingly good. I caught myself thinking "they should tone down the politics a bit" but The Twilight Zone has kinda always been political. But the new series might be overdoing it just a bit. Just give us a some sci fi that's less political every now and then and I'm satisfied. A break from the more serious stuff.

That being said, the most recent episode is pretty hilarious. It's such an excellent way to make fun of Trump while also making a decent episode.
Sergio Leone - Tue, 30 Apr 2019 04:47:45 EST EvuZ9ZmH No.407030 Reply
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Could a marine beat a Taekwondo champ with a throat punch?
Vir Cotto - Wed, 01 May 2019 01:44:48 EST +OFZtSYI No.407075 Reply
Such a beautiful bit of closure for Larry in this episode. Some for Cliff as well, but the majority of the emotional gut punches came from Larry's storyline.

The use of the original Moon River early in the episode was only made better by using Frank Ocean's version at the end. Had me crying like a bitch. That "You're telling me you haven't fucked anyone since JFK" line had me rolling though. Looking forward to more Ant Farm shenanigans next episode!
Barbara Bain - Wed, 01 May 2019 10:28:08 EST +nKwf56T No.407089 Reply
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I just marathoned Lodge 49. It's the best show I've seen in years. It has this great contrast between fantastical tv-style scene setups and then has the characters react in these really understated believable ways. The show seems to write characters with basic compassion for each other in a way that's more believable than most shows.

Debt is a great central enemy. The way it just grows and seeps into every corner of the show is great.

Alchemy is such a great setup. I mean, they deal with it and treat it as a magical-realist element. But it's also the central metaphor for the whole show. Ernie and Dud are on a quest to turn their shitty lead lives into gold. They chase after this quack-guru trying to make it happen and then it all slips away from them in the last episodes. Like an alchemist chasing transmutation.

Liz's story too. It's so close to Ernie and Dud's. Except her guru just appears to be a quack. She might be more real, but any time Liz's path seems to be actually real... she runs. She's just the opposite of Dud. Dud is desperate to have something be real, Liz is terrified when something ends up being real.

If she's also a knight in the metaphor, she's the one who runs from the grail because she's scared when it actually appears.

Any one else watch this thing? I haven't heard anything about it before now but it's amazing. Glad it was renewed because it doesn't seem like it's been a hit.
Iceman - Wed, 01 May 2019 13:00:00 EST x7Mc3Mwx No.407091 Reply
Me and Higgly-wiggly were the only ones who seemed to be watching it here last season. Liz's was my favorite storyline because in a way it reminds me of myself.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Wed, 01 May 2019 13:49:11 EST RBdu29nx No.407092 Reply
New Brooklyn Nine-Nine was good especially with the real time format. I enjoyed seeing Scully and Hitchcock trying to get everything before the lasagna finished cooking with all the chaos around him. My friend did immediately and correctly predict that the hacker was the IT guy from the start.

I watched the first three episodes and still need to finish the season but from what I saw, it's a laid back albeit mysterious show.
Jesse Pinkman - Wed, 01 May 2019 15:37:09 EST kHYEezF8 No.407096 Reply
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Someone should really make a dedicated thread or this enthusiasm is going to be everywhere. All I know is I ain't makin' shit. Chop chop, Chiggs.
David Tennant - Wed, 01 May 2019 16:03:09 EST oXeo3yEe No.407097 Reply
The source material is trash. Weird to see people upset about this as if they could do it right.

The only way to make something worthwhile with the Sonic IP is to go full Tim-and-Eric with it, but Sega would never allow it.
Theora Jones - Wed, 01 May 2019 21:13:07 EST FS0gTFvP No.407099 Reply
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That Barry episode was fucking hilarious. I think this is the best show currently on the air. It's technically amazing. That first fight scene in the dude's house was beautifully choreographed.
Johnny Caspar - Thu, 02 May 2019 05:59:17 EST BngQ8pUL No.407109 Reply
the new What We Do In The Shadows... my god. Kinda feels like Preacher but all comedy, no drama
Jack Harkness - Fri, 03 May 2019 06:25:11 EST lNubSDhF No.407148 Reply
I tried to get into preacher, loved the comic, but just couldn't make the leap
Dr. Zoidberg - Fri, 03 May 2019 06:39:27 EST BngQ8pUL No.407149 Reply
Last night's AP Bio was fucking amazing. But the new episode of Brooklyn 9 9 was horrendous. I wish the killer had succeeded in murdering that bitch
Season 1 was rough as a comic fan, but seasons 2 and 3 felt like the series I knew and loved finally.
Marty Huggins - Fri, 03 May 2019 08:04:23 EST oa2mmJAW No.407151 Reply
I forgot to keep up with B99. Watching the one about a hacker now.
They rationalise not unplugging the server the hacker's targeting on the grounds that it has back-up batteries. What? Unplug the network cable you morons. Also isn't the way the "hack" is first described basically just how web pages load?
Marty Huggins - Fri, 03 May 2019 08:20:32 EST oa2mmJAW No.407152 Reply
Oh right that was the point. nm
Dean Winchester - Fri, 03 May 2019 11:48:03 EST y/nAxKSI No.407157 Reply
Holy fucking shit man, Barry is such a goddamn masterpiece. Nothing else has quite managed to perfectly encapsulate the zeitgeist of the late 2010's.
Ice-T - Sat, 04 May 2019 05:56:42 EST DXrGAEMn No.407183 Reply
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"GGGWARRRHHWWWW!!!" Timely homage to Peter Mayhew Chewbacca
Michael Keaton - Sat, 04 May 2019 06:10:46 EST 9kG+nNE3 No.407186 Reply
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Polar, that Netflix John Wick ripoff with Mads Mikkelson.

He reflex shot his new fucking dog? Well, I didn't see that shit coming, I'll give the movie that much. What the fuck.
Dean Winchester - Sat, 04 May 2019 06:12:23 EST ft3Ojz1A No.407187 Reply
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fuck off spammer. The board only displays the three most recent posts in a thread, why the fuck should they all be from one person about one show?
Ice-T - Sat, 04 May 2019 06:46:34 EST DXrGAEMn No.407188 Reply
>fuck off spammer. The board only displays the three most recent posts in a thread, why the fuck should they all be from one person about one show?

Where does it say that and why are you so angry? Perhaps I shouldn't ask. But anyway all I see are
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Ice-T - Sat, 04 May 2019 06:58:50 EST DXrGAEMn No.407189 Reply
Oh! Sorry I didn't initially understand you there because of your rudeness/anger,
you know you can always just click the "View Thread "to see it all, not just the 3 most recent posts
hope that helps dude
Ice-T - Sat, 04 May 2019 07:55:26 EST DXrGAEMn No.407191 Reply
Oh and who uses this term anymore? Or even "spam"
anyhow, just stumped by the whole thing
Sorry guys
Cheer again
Stephanie Speck - Sun, 05 May 2019 05:13:28 EST XgsH7nii No.407206 Reply
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>Tremors: The Series

lol this is available for free on YouTube now.
I own each and every release p much.
Billy Boyd - Sun, 05 May 2019 07:10:08 EST +OFZtSYI No.407208 Reply
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Finally got a day off so I put on The Tick s2 as background noise while doing much needed household chores. It's not groundbreaking or anything but it's lighthearted fun with a good amount of cheesy wordplay and trope teasing. Peter Serafinowicz's American accent isn't as off-putting as it once was. It's by no means bad... just always been weird to hear it coming out of him.

I really liked all the new characters that were introduced. Between Sage the Supernumerary, Tyrannosaurus Rathbone, and Lobstercules this show is really starting to feel like a live-action equivalent of Venture Bros.
Jackie Brown - Sun, 05 May 2019 11:16:33 EST p/EW64/D No.407211 Reply
It's clear that you're new. Lurk more, and listen to what people say when they say you're being annoying. The boards here don't move as fast as where you're clearly from, so when you spam, everyone sees only your posts for way too long, and they're absolute garbage. So kindly, fuck off.

Also, C-Higgy, get off your ass. This is very clearly undesirable shit when someone is spamming low quality shit.
James Stewart - Sun, 05 May 2019 20:21:55 EST 4+v9Wr8d No.407216 Reply
Nice, I didn't even realize there was a S2. First one was great.
Gyp Rosseti - Mon, 06 May 2019 01:06:53 EST 64ecMout No.407227 Reply
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Finally got around to watching Breaking Bad, ended up binging the entire series over the past week because it was so goddamn good. I had no idea it would have so much (black) comedy in it to go along with the drama, so that was a pleasant surprise. My favorite character was Walt Jr., I was glad that in the end he didn't get killed off since he was the only truly good character on the show (besides the other kids like baby Holly and Brock, I guess) so it was so incredibly satisfying to see him save his mom's life in Ozymandias. Fuck yeah, Walt Jr.

I totally forgot that the second season premiered. Ever since I got a Hulu sub during their holiday $1 promo I haven't watched anything on Amazon Prime Video. so thanks for reminding me. The first season started really, really rough, but it was great by the end. Looking forward to seeing what they did for the second season. Hopefully they didn't superfluously split it up into two releases like they did with the first season.
Killface - Mon, 06 May 2019 02:40:25 EST +OFZtSYI No.407236 Reply
This season is only 10 episodes, but it feels more consistent and tighter all around. It also came out all at once so there's none of that half-season crap this time. Here's hoping we don't have to wait three years for the next season.

btw the teaser for season 3 could make for a really fun story.
Roy Neary - Mon, 06 May 2019 08:09:07 EST u+SQmS1M No.407245 Reply
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Walt Jr. is pretty cool, I think they could have done more with the deteriorating father-son relationship though.
Willow Rosenberg - Mon, 06 May 2019 11:20:17 EST rhU65AhG No.407247 Reply
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Just watched Gus Van Sant's film Elephant (2003)

What a strange movie. Nostalgic, haunting, beautifully shot, and a little bit boring... yet unforgettable.
Spike - Mon, 06 May 2019 20:08:50 EST y/nAxKSI No.407263 Reply
Just got done watching Impostors. Pretty funny show with a good story and good characters. I'm glad they wrapped things up nicely instead of stringing the story along until it became bad. They went out on top.
Leeta - Mon, 06 May 2019 23:35:21 EST 64ecMout No.407266 Reply
I guess, but by the end of the series it really felt like Walter was hoping to replace Walt Jr. in a way with Jesse. To Walt, his actual son was handicapped so he had a bit of pity for him while also a desire to make Walt Jr. admire and respect him. With Jesse, he was the son that Heisenberg Walter always wanted (and needed): and impressionable youth that he could mold, and whenever Jesse got out of line he could deceive and manipulate him back into servitude, something he likely would actually feel guilt for if he did to Walt Jr. I think the big moment in Ozymandias when Walt Jr. stood up to Walter in order to save his mom was the perfect capper to the Walt-Walt Jr. arc because even with all of Walt's attempts to preserve his ideal image of what he wanted his family to be, his evil intentions finally got the best of him, and when confronted with what his dad (who was his self-professed hero) actually was, a monster, Walt Jr. didn't give Walter any benefit of the doubt and he stood up to Walter. Jesse kind of ended up doing a similar thing at the very end of the final episode, too, where when Walter asked him to kill him he told Walter no, as he was finally done doing what Walter asked of him and letting Walter manipulate him. God damn, what a great show. I'm guessing Better Call Saul won't live up to it so I'll take a breather and try to watch it as its own thing as much as I can. I love Bob Odenkirk, though, so I doubt I'll hate it regardless.

I remember watching that as an 18 year-old senior and thinking it was some profound film. Looking back on it as an adult, though, it's just a vapid wankfest that tries to romanticize a couple of pussy psychopaths. It's well-disguised trash.
Bernard Hill - Tue, 07 May 2019 06:16:39 EST ft3Ojz1A No.407279 Reply
last nights American Dad was hilarious. Felt like a Twilight Zone parody, although I've no clue what specific episode. The ending in particular was a great spoof on retarded horror movie twists.
Douglas Adams - Tue, 07 May 2019 08:19:16 EST rhU65AhG No.407282 Reply

I don't see how it romanticized the psycho kids. did you rewatch it or just think back on what your 18 y/o senior brain thought of it?
Leeta - Tue, 07 May 2019 16:19:37 EST 64ecMout No.407286 Reply
The movie was virtually devoid of any characterization, but I do remember it painting the murders as victims with them having drunk, abusive parents and them being gay. It's well-disguised trash.
Douglas Adams - Tue, 07 May 2019 18:26:40 EST rhU65AhG No.407292 Reply
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Nope, their parents were normal and made them pancakes. No abuse or anything, are you mixing two movies together? The gay thng wasn't romanticizing them, they just went "well we're gonna die today, and i've never kissed anyone." And then kissed.

As for being devoid of characterization, I thought they had some believable characters, and the style of the movie wasn't about setting up your typical characters or narrative. It was more of in the vein of cinema verite, about a day in the life of a high school that happens to get shot up

And I totally see why most people wouldn't like that approach, not having a concrete narrative. but I thought it worked.


But anyway I just watched Tusk on netflix last night. Holy shit, what a fucking weird movie. So many tonal shifts. It's kinda great Michael Parks delivered an oscar-worthy perfomance in the most ridiculous and imperfect movie ever,
Lexa Doig - Tue, 07 May 2019 19:20:37 EST oa2mmJAW No.407294 Reply
>the most ridiculous and imperfect movie ever,
>Thinks Elephant and Tusk are great movies
I didn't bother to check the thread to see what you're bickering over but this particular post is dumb
Douglas Adams - Tue, 07 May 2019 19:44:29 EST rhU65AhG No.407295 Reply
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Definitely didn't say Tusk was a great movie, I said it was weird. Also didn't say Elephant was a great movie. It's unique and I found it worth watching.
Jerry Seinfeld - Tue, 07 May 2019 20:15:56 EST SjMfKbLy No.407296 Reply
That American Dad was good. I love old twilight zone and I think that was a good episode of one.
David Boreanez - Wed, 08 May 2019 20:34:21 EST oa2mmJAW No.407321 Reply
well shit i just realised it wasn't on hiatus but for some reason the website I stream from just hadn't updated the series since S15 E5
Captain Jack Sparrow - Thu, 09 May 2019 15:53:28 EST ft3Ojz1A No.407336 Reply
the new What We Do In The Shadows kicked ass. Felt like a season finale, but apparently there's 4 more episodes this season. Yay! My one complaint this week is that Kristen Schall seemed mis-cast, I wasn't buying her performance and it kept taking me out of the moment. She'd have been better off playing the virgin nerd girl from earlier in the season or something.
Snake Plissken - Thu, 09 May 2019 20:30:03 EST oa2mmJAW No.407338 Reply
you're right that episode was excellent. not particularly funny, but excellent.
Dr. Hank McCoy - Fri, 10 May 2019 03:30:19 EST I27KWjSA No.407345 Reply
"You all want a piece of the Sax?! Come and get it!"
Peregrin 'Pippin' Took - Fri, 10 May 2019 19:03:43 EST ft3Ojz1A No.407354 Reply
just finished the new Pet Sematary, there's a torrent up with hardcoded korean subs, it kicked ass. Very different from the book, all in good ways, totally crazy/fucked-up

Also this weeks Brooklyn 9-9 was great, and I normally hate heist episodes. But what the fuck, why no new AP Bio this week? Was last week the final episode?
Robert Neville - Sat, 11 May 2019 06:47:43 EST +OFZtSYI No.407365 Reply
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That casting call scene was great. Glad I've stuck with the show.

Can't wait for this show. From everything I've seen, DCU is essentially catering to the Vertigo fanbase... and I'm loving it. We're living in an era where multiple Grant Morrison storylines are being concurrently adapted to other mediums, let's see how Alan Moore's stuff holds up.
J-Roc - Sat, 11 May 2019 09:41:51 EST /+fcjwzH No.407368 Reply
oh and the after credits of that guy still dying from a wooden rule was fucking funny
Steve Buscemi - Sat, 11 May 2019 19:55:16 EST oa2mmJAW No.407380 Reply
Danny Trejo and Tilda Swinton playing themselves? And that guy in your gif who clearly is supposed to be Sex Machine? This episode is great.
Zhora - Sat, 11 May 2019 20:53:32 EST 64ecMout No.407381 Reply
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Just watched The House of the Devil (Last Drive-In version). What a disappointing movie. Love the aesthetic of the movie, love the suspense, but what a fucking stupid ending. It's badly rushed, the villains act completely retarded, and the ending scene is completely stupid and makes no sense and should have just been excised completely.
Nick Cannon - Sun, 12 May 2019 00:25:29 EST +OFZtSYI No.407383 Reply
lol Sex Machine would've been a nice addition. Paul Reubens was great. My personal fav was skype call-in Wesley Snipes and his buffering tho.
Nick Cannon - Sun, 12 May 2019 00:27:23 EST +OFZtSYI No.407384 Reply
I can see where you're coming from, but I loved this. Haven't seen it since it first came out but I remember enjoying the slow burn. It reminded me of the buildup (non-grindhouse) 70s movies had, as well as classic British horror.
Sergeant Benton - Sun, 12 May 2019 01:29:18 EST p/EW64/D No.407385 Reply
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Picked up Deadwood a few days ago. There aren't a whole lot of good shows on and I've got HBO so I figured I'd give one of their older shows a go. I looked up Deadwood on imdb and saw a ridiculously high score so that's why I chose it and I'm hooked for real. Very few shows and movies end up above an 8 on imdb and this show definitely has earned high praise.

The actors are all really good. It's really cool that they got 2 of my favorite science fiction character actors in this show to play very different characters than their usual deal. William Sanderson, the toy maker from Blade Runner plays one of Swearengen's sycophants and does an awesome job. His acting is really consistently super high quality. And Brad Dourif plays Doc Cochran. Dourif had probably the most famous and well remembered line in Lynch's Dune. "...fear is the mind killer..." Before seeing him in this role, I've really only ever seen him play characters that seem to be totally insane yet somehow functioning. His kinda hallmark was that his characters all seemed to be hovering right on the edge. Of what I'm not sure but there's definitely some edge to his character and not in the way most people use the word edgy. It's hard to explain, but he's an amazing actor and this role is a huge contrast to the other roles I've seen him in, as he's probably one of the most sane and grounded people in the entire town.

The rest of the cast is great too, but when I saw both of those guys that I really love, that's when I decided I'd see this show through. And I love Westerns, so I don't know how I managed to go so long without checking out this show. I'm glad I found it now though.
Ethan Coen - Sun, 12 May 2019 01:42:53 EST rlNQ1eiS No.407386 Reply
Glad you picked it up, its a fucking kickass show. The movie is coming out in December too!
Kenshiro - Sun, 12 May 2019 07:44:56 EST yZ0Urejw No.407391 Reply

Really, really great show. I found the first few episodes to be a bit of a slog to get through, but I ended up enjoying the show immensely.

Dourif is great, but he'll always be the voice of Chucky to me. Ian McShane is fantastic and even Timothy Olyphant is great. I'm pretty excited for the movie.
Carrie Fisher - Sun, 12 May 2019 10:25:00 EST 0CBT7LWd No.407397 Reply
>The movie is coming out in December too!
No it's coming out this month! May 31st.
The Governor - Sun, 12 May 2019 16:21:45 EST YzmdH4xc No.407400 Reply
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Throw Carnivale in there too, this show was absolutely brilliant and it is a crime that it will never get the ending it deserves.
Zhora - Sun, 12 May 2019 17:20:41 EST 64ecMout No.407401 Reply
That's the thing, though,I had no problem with the slow burn. I loved the sound design and the creeping dread, but then it just goes from 0-to-100 for the final 8 minutes or so, the villains act really dumb, she inexplicably just gets out of her constraints and escapes, and that final scene of her in the hospital after she blew her brains out was just the biggest "fuck you" to the audience's intelligence and it would have been fine if it just cut to the credits after she shot herself.

Man, I wanted to like this but that final act just ruined it.
Spike Jones - Sun, 12 May 2019 17:54:39 EST oGSCanRF No.407402 Reply
Deadwood genuinely has some of the best writing in any piece of fiction, absolutely elite level show
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Sun, 12 May 2019 18:17:10 EST jRjEOvBm No.407405 Reply
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Been catching up this season of Better Things before this week's season finale and watched episodes 2-9 this past week. Louis CK isn't involved with the show anymore but this season has honestly been really fucking great and credit to Pamela Adlon for that. The one scene where Sam had Duke and Frankie say whatever they wanted to each other made me laugh my ass off with all the insults Duke rattled off to turn a tense scene into a hilarious feel good one. Good shit though and hope it gets renewed for another season.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Mon, 13 May 2019 00:45:07 EST jRjEOvBm No.407426 Reply
The trailers for Big Little Lies season 2 and Euphoria just dropped. Big Little Lies really surprised me by how good it was from an acting perspective since going into it I thought it was gonna be a Desperate Housewives ripoff but boy was I wrong. Adding a renown actress like Meryl Streep certainly adds to that.

As for Euphoria, even though it's an adaptation of an Israeli show of the same name, it's pretty much just like Skins. Not that it's a bad thing per say since the American adaptation of that sucked and this looks like what it could have been if Skins were on premium cable or a streaming service instead of on MTV.

Lynda Carter - Mon, 13 May 2019 12:36:16 EST X10xw8Yf No.407460 Reply
I've been binging on The 100. Just starting season 3 now. It's great, what a fun setting with a plot that forces the characters to make hard decisions. I'm surprised I only heard about this for the first time last month because there's already 5 seasons.
Guinevere MacReady - Tue, 14 May 2019 19:02:29 EST noOuAdbJ No.407521 Reply
American Dad was hilarious last night, and I normally hate "weed jokes". Especially once the celebrity guest star appeared, i LOL'd hard and was smiling for the rest of the show. I was also high, so there's that.
Saavik - Wed, 15 May 2019 13:05:56 EST x7Mc3Mwx No.407549 Reply
Attention: Christopher Meloni is undervalued. That is all.
Baba Booey - Wed, 15 May 2019 21:23:26 EST X10xw8Yf No.407563 Reply
I'm watching the first episode of Veep. For the longest time I was under the distinct impression that this show starred Tina Fey. Like I could have sworn it was Tina Fey, I remembered seeing ads and everything.
Benedict Cumberbatch - Wed, 15 May 2019 23:54:15 EST 7VOVmt9i No.407572 Reply
Netflix US withholding the 4th season of Better Call Saul is such horseshit. They even accidentally put it up earlier in the week and quickly removed it. Ever since I binged the first three seasons over the past couple of weeks I haven't felt like watching anything else until I watch the fourth season. It's not even available on AMC's shitty app/website either so I don't get what the hold up is on putting it up for streaming.
Baba Booey - Thu, 16 May 2019 15:55:21 EST X10xw8Yf No.407580 Reply
I've never heard of 30 rock so I'm pretty sure I'm not thinking about that. I just like really thought Tina Fey was the star of Veep which is probably why I put off watching the show for so long even though people said it was great because I don't really like Tina Fey.
Tazmanian Devil - Thu, 16 May 2019 16:00:41 EST noOuAdbJ No.407581 Reply
Nope, Veep has the broad from Seinfeld who Tina Fey tries to look and act like
Eve Myles - Thu, 16 May 2019 17:25:29 EST AsyBopro No.407582 Reply
this, you can straight tell tina fey steals julias acting style.
Lucy Heartfilia - Fri, 17 May 2019 00:08:09 EST l23QxkBL No.407597 Reply
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>Sarah Palin
surprising amount of porn made of her
Jonah Hill - Fri, 17 May 2019 02:20:22 EST +OFZtSYI No.407600 Reply
>Superstore season 4 finale

I suppose you could call it a two-part finale even if they only double up on episodes. The second was a pretty heavy episode for the series with a serious shift in tone. It still had jokes and all but that ending was a downer.

I've always seen the show as background noise or something to watch when nothing else is on, but if they can keep up this level of quality I'd be amazed.
Charles Bronson - Fri, 17 May 2019 05:29:08 EST mZB/MM8G No.407604 Reply
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HAPPY! There are some things I didn't want to see
George Lucas - Fri, 17 May 2019 06:51:06 EST noOuAdbJ No.407606 Reply
The Brooklyn 9 9 two-part finale was pretty funny. Baba Booey!

Bobs Burgers had a boring season finale though, and one of their worst overall seasons. The show is definitely going full-Simpsons lately.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Fri, 17 May 2019 16:19:38 EST r+V+cAxw No.407612 Reply
I actually just watched last week’s episode with the Cinco de Mayo heist. It was really over the top but the Heist episodes are usually pretty funny stuff. The twist of Scully having a twin brother was probably my favorite part.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Mon, 20 May 2019 18:04:58 EST 2QAzq0Ao No.407699 Reply
Been binging through the Harry Potter films these past two days. Gonna watch Deathly Hallows Part 2 tonight but the films have been surprisingly really good. The Harry Potter series really did set the stage for multi-film universes that Marvel, DC and others have copied with much success. I like how the series just gets progressively darker and better although Chris Columbus' childlike charm of the first two films was good.

Also finally watched the 2 part season finale. It was a fun two episodes and I liked seeing Jake's "suicide squad" especially seeing CJ and The Vulture return. I also did enjoy watching Holt and Wuntch having to begrudgingly team up with each other. Glad it's been renewed though they haven't said if next season will be the last but I feel like it should be.
Jim Moriarty - Mon, 20 May 2019 22:39:13 EST kHYEezF8 No.407702 Reply
Now that Chiggy is watching the harry potter films instead of the wire he is canonically a gay man
Peri - Tue, 21 May 2019 00:46:09 EST 4+v9Wr8d No.407706 Reply
C-Higgy, why don't you set up a charity live stream of you watching The Wire?
Simon Bellamy - Tue, 21 May 2019 03:10:22 EST +OFZtSYI No.407707 Reply
We can donate the funds raised to a worthy Baltimore charity even. There are myriad charities and non-profits that benefit the citizens.

If he says no, it means Chiggy hates charities and black people.
Inara Serra - Tue, 21 May 2019 21:24:38 EST X10xw8Yf No.407714 Reply
watching season 3 of The 100. I'm hating how much of the suspense this season in hinging around people acting fucking utterly retarded. There's also lots of plot holes/scientific inaccuracies which is minorly annoying.
Sarah Michelle Geller - Wed, 22 May 2019 02:36:43 EST 8j0CrmPV No.407718 Reply
If you are watching Harry Potter movies you motherfucking HAVE TO WATCH motherfucking "Wizard People, Dear Reader" and if you don't I'm sure bad things will happen until you do
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Wed, 22 May 2019 22:45:21 EST SIZ168Ml No.407724 Reply
Watched Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2. Much like with Avengers Endgame, while the Harry Potter saga's endgame was predictable with Harry finally avenging his parents' deaths in killing Voldemort. the journey certainly was worth the ride. I did also like Neville killing Nagini with the sword of Gryffindor, it was a great payoff to the character development with him throughout the series. Though I'd like to imagine how the series would have gone if they went the Game of Thrones route and adapted it for television because at least JK Rowling finished each of the books before they could be adapted on screen.


I could if I would.

Haven't heard of that but I'll check it out when I can.
Xena - Thu, 23 May 2019 07:04:36 EST DmNxgJoE No.407735 Reply
What We Do In The Shadows killed it this week, especially the goofy Italian Babadook joke. The finale is next week, I highly recommend everyone binge this bitch.
Allan Smithee - Sat, 25 May 2019 09:34:38 EST DmNxgJoE No.407751 Reply
>AP Bio cancelled

Fuck me, mate. That makes this weeks impending two-part finale the final episodes. RIP The Mick, AP Bio.

Also I've been watching DBZ Kai, never saw DBZ before as a kid, just the old-school Dragonball series with Goku as a kid. I'm finally at the Goku Vs Frieza fight, this better live up to the hype.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Sun, 26 May 2019 05:41:47 EST jRjEOvBm No.407758 Reply
>Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them & Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Watched both Fantastic Beasts films since I already watched the Harry Potter films. I liked the first film more than the second film not surprisingly but I do like Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander. The first film was pretty fun and easy watch storyline wise although the second film I think got a little carried away and ambitious. I'm surprised that Fantastic Beasts is going to be a quintology though.


I finished up watching Lunatics. I thought it was pretty funny and Chris Lilley's best show since Summer Heights High although that's not really saying much. Gavin and Quentin were probably my favorite characters but I feel as though Lilley's style and humor can be hit or miss depending on the character and situation.

>Easy s03e01 - Swipe Right

After I finished Lunatics, I started watching the final season of Easy. I remember when I was watching the previous season, I had mentioned in the BWW thread how similar the show was to High Maintenance and I still think that's true although Joe Swanberg's direction and writing is more focused on the relationship aspects with each of the different characters rather than those aspects being interwoven with one central character being a common thread with weed. The season premiere in particular I thought was humorous albeit an interesting perspective on being in an open marriage.
Dobby the house elf - Sun, 26 May 2019 19:45:14 EST fBh7Tid8 No.407770 Reply
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Holy shit, what a great movie.
Jan Skylar - Mon, 27 May 2019 12:10:07 EST X10xw8Yf No.407787 Reply
Let's give it to a church that helps pregnant black women so then not only does chiggy hate black people, he also hates women and babies and God!
John Cleese - Mon, 27 May 2019 21:16:45 EST H1kVz5tE No.407800 Reply
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Watched season two of The Tick. It was enjoyable but it felt like 10 episodes wasn't enough considering barely anything happened in the grand scheme of things, unlike the first season. There was a huge plot twist in the 9th episode that just gets neatly wrapped up an episode later so the end of the season felt really rushed. The budget for the second season seemed way higher than the budget for the first, so that was kind of cool, but I also wonder if that ultimately was the reason why Amazon canceled it. I doubt it will get picked up by either Hulu or Netflix since it's such a weird niche show, but that would be cool if it did so that they can finally get around to reintroducing the old cartoon villains.

Also, what was the deal with Bronze Star? Was the joke just that he looked like a street performer and how they never spoke of whatever his power was or showed him doing anything heroic? Or is he a character from the comics that the audience was supposed to be familiar with? That Sage guy was pretty cool, though. Still, though, the whole group at AEGIS and the new Flag Five felt like the Mystery Men more than an actual superteam of superheroes, so that was kind of lame.

Peter Serafinowicz is just a great Tick, though. Here's hoping he gets to reprise the role again some day.
Dina Meyer - Tue, 28 May 2019 01:04:21 EST WGrd+NjC No.407802 Reply
Why? Thought it was the cinematic equivalent of blue balls, waiting for some sort of twist or development that never happens. Made zero sense. Fucking hate when movies are ambiguous for the sake of ambiguity.
Nicholas Cage - Wed, 29 May 2019 13:41:14 EST PIa4JctS No.407834 Reply
until they figure out a way for the Tick to move his eyebrows under a rubber mask in a visually distinct manner and cover his fucking eyes up with that white material, I just can't watch any more shows involving him. shit looks weird.

If they tried to do that with Spiderman or Deadpool, nobody would have it
Dr. Gregory House - Wed, 29 May 2019 14:30:33 EST py8GA3J0 No.407835 Reply
Yeah pretty much, they (probably the producers or some other higher up rather than the writers) failed to kill their darling.
Dr. Gregory House - Wed, 29 May 2019 14:47:45 EST py8GA3J0 No.407836 Reply
Recently tapped into Stranger Things.
Kinda hold off on it because it mainly featured kids, but boy was I wrong.
>The kid actors are (surprisingly) mostly pretty good, they're pretty believable as actual kids. Although they're a bit too brave at times I guess
>I like how most eps take place over the course of about a day
>S2 wasn't as good, felt too much like a retread poor Will ;_;
>Most character arcs are great, I've really grown to love Steve for instance
>The D&D references and nerd stuff isn't too overbearing most of the time, except that sometimes the D&D metaphor is just taken as fact and it actually works out which is kinda dumb.
>Some of the subplots just go on and on, Eleven's "rebel" arc in S2 kinda sucked despite being important to her character
>Inconsistent realism, sometimes it matters that the young or older kids miss school or whatever, sometimes it doesn't.
>Relationship drama, just fuck already or don't
Taylor Lautner - Wed, 29 May 2019 18:47:47 EST +OFZtSYI No.407842 Reply
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>The Hot Zone

A 6 episode miniseries about the initial arrival of the Ebola virus on US soil. Holy shit is this terrifying. It's like doing massive amounts of drugs and scratching at the invisible bugs on your skin until you bleed, but without the euphoria from said drugs. The final two episodes air tonight.

This is the kind of programming that "educational" channels should be airing. Granted, National Geographic generally has more programming tied to its mission statement, they still have some crap. Could you imagine if History Channel was airing shows like Chernobyl or The Terror regularly?
Taylor Lautner - Wed, 29 May 2019 18:51:30 EST +OFZtSYI No.407843 Reply
That X-men/Young Mutants episode is the weakest of the series and serves no purpose. It's also a completely shitty attempt at a backdoor pilot.

The show really only works if you're itching for the nostalgia of 80s movies or you've never seen them. My kid brother loved the show until I started exposing him to those movies.
Andy Wachowski - Wed, 29 May 2019 22:35:14 EST PzzK75Kh No.407848 Reply
>shows like Chernobyl
Haven't heard of that, can you give a run down of what it's like?
Theoden - Thu, 30 May 2019 00:20:58 EST +PViLze8 No.407849 Reply

The Soviets have a nuclear reactor that provides power to the near by towns. One night a crazy Soviet scientist decides to push the reactor to the limit and ignores all the advice that is given to him by fellow scientists of lower rank. The nuclear reactor is faulty because it was built in a hurry with some cost-cutting done and hence cannot withstand this test that is being carried out by this crazy motherfucker. The reactor goes BADABOOM and a fair amount of brave men die trying to contain the aftermath.
Ingrid Bergman - Thu, 30 May 2019 22:11:00 EST B7DiVK5I No.407877 Reply
I know that shit was a tragedy. But the way you explained it gave me a good chuckle.
Dana Scully - Thu, 30 May 2019 23:04:20 EST mEVm0OAV No.407878 Reply
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well that's it for season 2
wonder if they'll get a 3rd
Logan 5 - Fri, 31 May 2019 11:49:46 EST rlNQ1eiS No.407880 Reply
I sure hope they do
I never realized what comedy chops Chris Meloni was rocking that man is fucking hilarious
Brigadier Lethbridge Stewart - Fri, 31 May 2019 17:48:44 EST x7Mc3Mwx No.407887 Reply
I don't think they'll cancel but Please come back! They better not leave us hanging, with Nick in such a bad situation. Plus it's just starting to expand on Happy's true nature in relation to Orcus. Glad Grant Morrison is getting attention now. Hopefully they get to Warren Ellis' Transmetropolitan some day.

Season highlight: Imaginary friend sex scene.
Cobra Commander - Fri, 31 May 2019 20:19:54 EST NLidkt+6 No.407891 Reply
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Here's hoping they'll be back
I'm amazed at Meloni's physical comedic abilities, fight scenes, expressions and just the funny fucking way that bastard runs
also, yes Happy seems to be the exact opposite of Orcus and they are made of the same stuff, imagination and beliefs
David Liebe Hart - Sat, 01 Jun 2019 01:28:18 EST +OFZtSYI No.407898 Reply
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If you haven't seen it, you should check out Doom Patrol. 90% of it is based on Grant Morrison's run of the comic and while not as raunchy as Happy! is, it's still pretty out there and deliciously meta. Also the first season just ended last week, perfect show for a binge.
Lady Rainicorn - Sat, 01 Jun 2019 18:11:37 EST x7Mc3Mwx No.407913 Reply
Has a second season for that been locked in? Haven't seen anything but clips so far and everything looks good.
Lady Rainicorn - Sat, 01 Jun 2019 18:15:58 EST x7Mc3Mwx No.407914 Reply
Hoping they always had at least a 3 season story arch in mind and sold it as such to SyFy.
Brock Samson - Wed, 05 Jun 2019 11:18:29 EST +OFZtSYI No.407989 Reply
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Sad reality of SyFy. They don't want critically acclaimed or cult following shows. They want paint by numbers shows they can produce in Vancouver on a shoestring budget. Who cares if it's good, can they get people who aren't watching NBC or USA in the same timeslot?

I don't really blame them for cancelling Deadly Class though. I'm a huge fan of the comic and the show was so boring! It was relegated to basic cable primetime. Licensed 80s songs aren't a free pass to a hit show.
Brock Samson - Wed, 05 Jun 2019 11:23:42 EST +OFZtSYI No.407990 Reply
That being said, if SyFy was going to option any Rick Remender IP it should have been Black Science or Fear Agent.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Thu, 06 Jun 2019 03:07:46 EST RBdu29nx No.408004 Reply
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Since it has a 97% on RT and critics had been saying it's the female version of Superbad, I went to see this movie in the theatre yesterday and it was honestly a really good hilarious film. Already one of my favorite films so far this year. I really liked Amy and Molly's chemistry and the performances from Billie Lourd and Skyler Gisimodo (Eric from Santa Clarita Diet) were the film's other highlights. A ecletic cast of characters and the writing was pretty sharp and witty but not being too over the top like Superbad sort of was. A solid directorial debut by Olivia Wilde all things considered.

>Better Things s03e12 - Shake the Cocktail

Finished the last episode. It was bittersweet especially the scene with Max and Duke giving Sam her birthday cake but yeah fuck Frankie. Just wish Sam had more lady balls to put her foot down. I'd really like for them to delve deeper into why Sam is the way she is as a mother next season. Also that one scene where her husband was jacking off to her wearing those shoes in bed was weird as hell.

>High Maintenance s03e02-9

Got around to finishing season 3 of High Maintenance this week. I've always dug the show's vibe and slice of life storylines interconnected with The Guy. It also did introduce me to how fucking creepy reborn dolls are.

>The Handmaid's Tale s03e01 - Night

Watched the season premiere. It was alright but I'm interested to see how they handle Serena's mental state given she gave up her kid and started the fire in the house. Fortunately June is back with Lawrence but I still think that he's a shady dude and probably has some ulterior motives even if he did help to get Emily into Canada.

>When They See Us - Part 1

I only watched the first part but fuck this shit is so frustrating to watch about The Central Park 5 especially after watching those docs on the West Memphis 3. Ava DuVernay's directing and dramatic license being taken notwithstanding, the whole case was a complete gross miscarriage of racial injustice and honestly I'm not surprised people are canceling Linda Fairstein. I should probably watch Ken Burns' doc about it after this.
Kandyse McClure - Thu, 06 Jun 2019 03:46:27 EST +OFZtSYI No.408005 Reply
For anyone interested in Booksmart, it released internationally on Netflix the same day it debuted in US theaters so torrents are out there.

As for High Maintenance, I was initially worried about it being on HBO and while it might have taken longer, it's found it's footing for sure.
Henry *Hank* Schrader - Thu, 06 Jun 2019 14:19:40 EST oa2mmJAW No.408016 Reply
I agree Booksmart is pretty good. It's not Skins (UK) but it's some decent woke zoomer comedy.
Waymond Womano - Thu, 06 Jun 2019 16:30:15 EST hLLNh0Qj No.408021 Reply
>it's some decent woke zoomer comedy

I have no idea wtf that means.
Larry Clark - Thu, 06 Jun 2019 17:38:56 EST kHYEezF8 No.408022 Reply
It either means it's super gay or super edgy

Watching the latest Anthony Jeselnik special atm
Eric Northman - Thu, 06 Jun 2019 23:40:40 EST 3IcjeqHq No.408026 Reply
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Just finished watching The new Twilight Zone series which I thought was pretty good, better viewpoint than the Black Mirror series.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Fri, 07 Jun 2019 10:16:36 EST jRjEOvBm No.408038 Reply
Eh not really. Would say it's more like a female Superbad than Skins.
Piccolo - Fri, 07 Jun 2019 13:56:50 EST bW65XfDW No.408044 Reply
Oh my god it's so fucking bad.

The writers all have such a nostalgic view of what The Twilight Zone actually was. They go out of their way to hit all the superficial bullshit of social commentary and plot twists at the end while failing to fulfill what makes a good Sci-fi story.
You could argue the last couple seasons of Black Mirror are a pale imitation of Black Mirror. The Twilight Zone is a pale imitation of that.

Most of the episodes were mediocre. The ones that weren't made me so fucking angry. The finale was such fucking empty wank I can't take it. Wunderkind, if you read the synopsis sounds EXACTLY like what a great Twilight Zone episode should be. Then you watch it and it's fucking infuriating. And I'm a person who likes The Waldo Moment and hates Trump. I'm not any of the things you'd expect someone to hate Wunderkind for, and I was so fucking mad that I actually threw out my first one star on IMDB for that episode.
The sad thing is that if Jordan Peele dropped his other projects and comedy and dedicated his life to writing Twilight Zone it would probably live up to the original in every way.
CBS knew that's what hiring him as host would suggest, but they shot themselves in the foot by not living up to it and just writing it in the typical TV writing style.
Piccolo - Fri, 07 Jun 2019 13:59:40 EST bW65XfDW No.408045 Reply
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Whoops, I just checked. It wasn't my first 1 star.

But I don't think anyone can blame me.
Aragorn - Sun, 09 Jun 2019 07:00:22 EST XblDxqY2 No.408077 Reply
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Watched Deadpool 2 (the extended cut). Was alright, I guess. Not as good as the first, but not bad. Didn't care for all of the shit with the morbidly obese kid, but there were at least some really funny jokes throughout and the action scenes were pretty cool.

No idea if they're ever going to make the X-Force movie or Deadpool 3 now that Kevin Feige is in charge of shit now, but it would be a shame if they cancel them for good or Feige meddles with either to make it fucking fit in witch Phase 4 or whatever the fuck they're on.
Peter Campbell - Sun, 09 Jun 2019 09:41:16 EST +OFZtSYI No.408079 Reply
New Mutants has been in limbo for a good while now. I think some streaming service picked it up... I wanna say Hulu, but not certain.
Dominic Monaghan - Sun, 09 Jun 2019 19:05:46 EST WGrd+NjC No.408087 Reply
I thought the chubby kid was pretty funny. He was good in Hunt for the Wilderpeople too.
Fridge Largemeat - Mon, 10 Jun 2019 02:50:25 EST XblDxqY2 No.408094 Reply
Oh for fuck's sake, why did you delete my comment after I reported it for messing up the spoiler tags instead of just fixing the spoiler tags? DrWorm, was that you, you dummy? Why can't you be enthusiastic about fixing spoiler tags like Chiggins is?

Fucking whatever, I'm not typing up all of that again but as an aside I found out that HBO Go/Now has Once Upon A Deadpool (along with both theatrical and extended cuts) that you can access by clicking on the "Extras" button. The PG-13 cut of the movie sucks but the interludes with Fred Savage are great (the running gag with Savage pointing out that Deadpool isn't a "real" Marvel movie because it isn't made by Marvel Studios is pretty much the best gag in the PG-13 cut of the movie). I wouldn't recommend paying for that cut of the movie otherwise.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Tue, 11 Jun 2019 11:34:02 EST RBdu29nx No.408111 Reply
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>The Handmaid's Tale s03e02 & 3 - Mary and Martha & Useful

I watched the other two episodes that came out last week. I think the season has started off slow so far but the end for episode 3 after June revealed that she chose her five Marthas to join the resistance, got me interested to see where they go with that storyline especially with Lawrence being sort of involved but to the extent of where he can maintain plausible deniability. On the other hand, Serena's gone off the deep end but after giving up her child, how could she not?

>Big Little Lies s02e01 - What Have They Done?

I was surprised how short the season premiere was at only 43 minutes but it was good. Meryl Streep playing Celeste's mother-in-law certainly has already made her impact felt on the show not only given her character's motivations oftrying to find out what happened to Perry but also because Streep is a great actress. The other thing I like about the show is how it's a dramatized yet somewhat accurate portrayal of being a parent in a middle to upper-middle class area especially the one scene with the school assembly and all the parents having to sign the school song.
Janitor - Fri, 14 Jun 2019 19:08:17 EST X10xw8Yf No.408136 Reply
I'm watching Deadwood season 3 episode 1. Bullock just met Hurst and then after the meeting beat the shit out of Mayor Farnum. I don't get why he was so mad at him. Did Hurst say something that made him think EB said something he should have about Mrs. Garrett or was he just mad at Hurst and taking it out on him for no reason other than he was the closest guy?
Janitor - Fri, 14 Jun 2019 19:10:23 EST X10xw8Yf No.408137 Reply
oh wait nevermind, I kept watching and they just explained it. lol.
Paul Reubens - Sat, 15 Jun 2019 19:32:35 EST LIEJf56v No.408146 Reply
AP Bio ended and I'm very sad about it. The final episodes were great. Although the cliffhanger they ended on was annoying enough where I'm almost glad it's cancelled so I don't need to see episodes about Helen as an AP Bio student
Dominic Monaghan - Sun, 16 Jun 2019 02:36:45 EST /tIZcat/ No.408151 Reply
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Watched the first season of Ash Vs. Evil Dead. It was very uneven throughout, with some funny bits here and there, but also some terrible writing and acting frequently. Bruce Campbell is a treasure, at least, and shines throughout, but from time to time even Bruce Campbell can't save this show from terrible writing. The practical FX were great, but they also used a lot of really awful CG, so that was a downer. It's also strangely mean-spirited more often than not, too, which really clashes with the comedy that Army of Darkness was built on. It felt like there was a creative struggle between creating a funny horror comedy show and making a cruel, downer horror show like The Walking Dead, and I feel the show suffered because of it.

Overall I was pretty disappointed by it. It just makes me want to watch the original movies instead of watching the second season. The allure of more Bruce Campbell is pretty strong, though. I dunno, maybe I'll watch Burn Notice instead.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Sun, 16 Jun 2019 22:50:06 EST jRjEOvBm No.408167 Reply
I saw The Secret Life of Pets 2 with a friend who's really liked the first film but for some reason thinks Toy Story is overrated. The film was a fun and easy watch, not good but not bad either though not as good as the first one. I will say that anytime Nick Kroll plays a villain in an animated film like Sausage Party and Captain Underpants, I get a kick out of it. Patton Oswalt was an upgrade from Louis CK just because he has much more of a personality when it comes to voicing characters like he did in Ratatouille and on Happy!. Also as much as I don't give a shit about Kevin Hart as an actor, he's more bearable playing an animated bunny and doing a musical cover - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d9gs5BR31UA

>It's also strangely mean-spirited more often than not, too, which really clashes with the comedy that Army of Darkness was built on. It felt like there was a creative struggle between creating a funny horror comedy show and making a cruel, downer horror show like The Walking Dead, and I feel the show suffered because of it.

I haven't gotten around to watching season 3 yet but I think you should try to watch season 2 because it's an improvement from the first season. You have to remember in the first season that they weren't allowed to mention Army of Darkness or anything relating to the film due to not having the rights or whatever, which is why it feels that way. Season 2 does have more AoD type horror comedy since they were able to get them.

>maybe I'll watch Burn Notice instead

You'd be wasting your time.
Ruby Rhod - Mon, 17 Jun 2019 02:21:14 EST raDebc2T No.408170 Reply
Yeah, after the recap in the first episode I read up on why they didn't mention AoD (different studio owns the rights), but then in the last episode Ruby showed a page in the Necronomicon that had a drawing of Ash raising a shotgun in front of a castle so I guess maybe they can kind of reference it?

Also I remember watching the first season of Burn Notice a decade ago and really enjoying it. Plus you can't tell anyone they would be wasting their time when you watch like 11 hours of pro wrestling every day along with all of the hipster MTV bullshit television shows you watch instead of The Wire.
Richard Burton - Mon, 17 Jun 2019 05:27:20 EST LIEJf56v No.408174 Reply
Burn Notice sucks and Bruce Campbell is the only redeeming quality. I had an ex-gf obsessed with Burn Notice who made me watch multiple seasons, and in season 1 it seemed like the show would eventually grow to have some crazy ongoing plotlines, but nothing ever actually happens. All the actual arcs suck and the filler episodes grow more and more repetitive.
Kenny McCormick - Mon, 17 Jun 2019 07:40:43 EST +OFZtSYI No.408176 Reply
So I don't watch 11+ hours of wrestling a week, or MTV, and have seen The Wire (I even got my first C&D by downloading the finale a week early) and I can tell you Burn Notice sucks.

This guy gets it.

Burn Notice is a great show... if you only watch like 45 minutes a season. USA has always had garbage-tier shows with a few rare exceptions (and even those are subject to taste).
Tom Peters - Mon, 17 Jun 2019 18:27:00 EST RrFeXdjJ No.408178 Reply
What he said is idiotic and lying through omission. The whole point of the series is that it dismantles the idea that one bad scientist can cause a meltdown, and rather the entire system is broken. It is the perfect allegory for what happens when lies are told more often than the truth and encapsulates that what was going in in the soviet system then is going on now. It's told without Russian accents and is as gripping as it is thought provoking
Jenny Agutter - Tue, 18 Jun 2019 23:38:55 EST 3IcjeqHq No.408193 Reply
I finally got around to watching "The Wire" just finished season one. I can't believe they did this back in 2002, the realism, all the actors seem to resonate the roles they played in this show, Lance Reddick gives you 'that look', Idris Elba the new James Bond.
But they would all carry mobiles now, technology change is flawed.
Lisa Ryder - Wed, 19 Jun 2019 03:13:27 EST +OFZtSYI No.408194 Reply
Right? The show is so fucking good. A lot of people consider The Sopranos HBO's best show, but to me it's always been The Wire. Everything from using locals as actors to the diagetic music/sound to the accurate portrayal of Baltimore just adds to it's greatness.

Fair warning... people consider the second season the worst because of the sudden addition of a new setting with a bunch of new characters. Stick with it because it's still a good season and show. Each season adds a new setting/institution but ultimately they all strengthen the story and give you background to the game as well as flesh out the city.
Willow Rosenberg - Wed, 19 Jun 2019 06:05:00 EST e1xZT+o2 No.408195 Reply
Watching the new American Dad and there's one joke that's just too much to take, although you need to pause to episode to really take in the gag so watching on an old-fashioned live TV will screw you. But I've currently got my tablet paused on the card that Stan hands Jeff and it's got some of the most absurd lines in it that it's really worth taking a few minutes to read it out, the writers of this episode put a lot of effort into this stupid thing. The best is where the punchlines get cut off by Jeff's thumb, I'm pretty sure one of the things on Francine's no-no list is "No black guys" but the word after Black is blocked lol
Dejah Thoris - Wed, 19 Jun 2019 08:22:59 EST u+SQmS1M No.408197 Reply
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The Sopranos is pretty good but it's difficult to binge because it doesn't really change much, it just goes on and on. Which would be fine back then when most people watched it on tv and got long breaks between seasons.
The way The Wire changes each season but stays familiar is really refreshing. I doubt any modern show would dare to do this.

goddamn now I wanna rewatch The Wire again.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Fri, 21 Jun 2019 11:19:16 EST jRjEOvBm No.408242 Reply
>The Handmaid's Tale s03e04 & 5 - God Bless the Child & Unknown Caller

It's still been kind of a slow start but they've kept it interesting plotwise with June living with Lawrence at the same time that Serena is trying to become closer to her. Aunt Lydia beating on Janine for wanting to see her baby was messed up but you could see all the regret from Lydia after she did that. Also the encounter between Luke and Serena with Nichole, I thought something bad was gonna happen though at least Luke got his tape and Serena I presume got a satellite phone though I'm not sure if it was from Luke to deliver to June. Although the end of this week's episode with Fred pleading to the Canadian government to bring back Nichole is gonna open up a whole can of worms and probably some Elian Gonzales type crisis between Gilead and Canada.

>Big Little Lies s02e02 - Tell-Tale Hearts

Fuck there was a whole lotta drama but it was damn effective. Maddie and Renata's marriages are starting to fall apart now that Ed knows Maddie cheated on him and Gordon is under indictment for security/wire/mail fraud and she'll probably not be rich anymore. It's always funny to see how pissed off she gets about stuff. Bonnie's still suffering from PTSD after what happened but it was interesting to see her mom now getting involved between her and Nathan. Celeste is also still going through a lot dealing with Perry's past abuse but I thought the scene where she pushed her kid after he was fighting with her brother saying he won't be like him [Perry] and when she imagined Maddie being abused by Perry were some pretty intense scenes. Though it was nice to see Ziggy finally know who his father really was as hard as it was for Jane to tell him about her being sexually assaulted and stuff and the revelations now have brought Celeste and Jane closer. And Meryl Streep has been pretty damn good as expected and I imagine she'll probably get an Emmy nomination for best supporting actress next year or something.

>Veep s07e04-6 - South Carolina, Super Tuesday & Oslo

I'll admit this season hasn't been as laugh out loud funny although Jonah's storyline has been pretty funny finding out his stepfather is actually his father making him and Lindsay half-siblings and his usual dumb shit of being an anti-vaxxer and getting chicken pox. I've also enjoyed seeing how Richard made his way to becoming Iowa's governor by accident and how he's handled everything. Michael McKean guest starring was great too as a more foul mouthed, angry version of Chuck on Better Call Saul.
Oliver Hardy - Mon, 24 Jun 2019 22:46:31 EST fBh7Tid8 No.408339 Reply
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Odd movie. I enjoyed it until Matt Damon started acting like a fucking retard. The ending wasn't so bad. Meh.
Christopher Walken - Tue, 25 Jun 2019 00:56:28 EST rlNQ1eiS No.408341 Reply
If the rest of season 3 of Legion continues like it did for its premier it might be the best season, that was dope as fuck
Lee Meriwether - Tue, 25 Jun 2019 05:06:30 EST raDebc2T No.408343 Reply
I really enjoyed this movie as a whole, but yeah Matt Damon turning into a Bond villain was really weird. I also really enjoyed how the audience in the threater when I saw this laughed when it was revealed that Matt Damon was in the ziploc baggie. But yeah, this movie should have ended at the point when McConaughey escaped the black hole with that great show of him floating in space with the rescue ship showing up in deep focus. That would have been great. As it is, the whole goofy bit with him visiting his old granny of a daughter, and her telling him about the Power of Love™ and then him stealing a little ship like he was Luke Skywalker and flying off to save Anne Hathaway was just a really goofy way to end the movie. I keep forgetting I bought this in 4K during a holiday sale, I need to get around to re-watching this to see if it holds up (and how the HDR looks). I need to get the other Nolan 4K releases, too. Really sucks they did such a limited release for that set.
Oliver Hardy - Tue, 25 Jun 2019 15:09:55 EST fBh7Tid8 No.408352 Reply

Is there something you'd like to share other than a vague, yellow text response?


Yeah man, I was pretty thrown off by his reveal.

>I need to get around to re-watching this to see if it holds up (and how the HDR looks).

I mean, the movie looked great, cinematography and all, but it's kind of a cheesy movie with some good moments. I couldn't really take Matthew M-Hey seriously at times either, but that's just me.
Starburns - Wed, 26 Jun 2019 20:14:15 EST E1J4VW/M No.408376 Reply
I'm watching Hannibal season 1. It's pretty good so far, but it's annoying as fuck how everyone is making all these giant leaps of inference with extreme confidence and then not bothering to explain how they came to that conclusion. It's just lazy and not believable to the extent they do it, but whatever I can just sit back and enjoy it for what it is. I think that what made the first couple seasons of sherlock so amazing was that they actually explained how all those genius inferences came about from his observations.
Elizabeth Swann - Fri, 28 Jun 2019 06:32:01 EST x2uoyDHv No.408400 Reply
Hot fucking damn, the season premiere of Legion was a true delight. Smoke lots of weed for this one, boys.
Naruto Uzumaki - Sun, 30 Jun 2019 00:45:14 EST lsGc9mhP No.408427 Reply
Been watching the new season of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., pretty uneven so far, but this week's episode was fucking retarded. So the Shrike are trying to meet up at a convergence point or whatever to cause armageddon, so what does S.H.I.E.L.D. do? They capture two of them and stick them in a tiny room together. What fucking horrendous writing to make everyone at S.H.I.E.L.D. look like fucking retards. Here's hoping the FitzSimmons sub-plot can save the season with only a half dozen episodes left.
Son Goku - Sun, 30 Jun 2019 07:31:36 EST y/nAxKSI No.408433 Reply
nevermind, they got better as it went along. Really good show, can be spooky at times, and now that I'm seeing the overarching design of the first season start to come together (watching ep 12 atm), it's fucking masterful. It's like Dexter except without any of the goody goody bullshit.
Bollo - Sun, 30 Jun 2019 09:05:00 EST +OFZtSYI No.408435 Reply
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Hannibal's strength was in the production design, specifically when it came to kills. It's like they took the random stuff you'd see in something like CSI or Bones and ramped it up to 11. That paired with the chef-porn scenes led to something unique.
Bollo - Sun, 30 Jun 2019 09:16:24 EST +OFZtSYI No.408436 Reply
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Speaking of the chef porn scenes, if that's anyone's thing, iZombie has them fairly regularly. They become a mainstay once season 2 starts.
Stump Chunkman - Sun, 30 Jun 2019 15:46:39 EST rlNQ1eiS No.408437 Reply
Seriously some very creative kills like that one episode where that guy was buried and had fungus grow through his body while he was still alive pretty creepy shit but so good
Bialar Crais - Sun, 30 Jun 2019 16:13:16 EST Y+Hwrh8S No.408438 Reply
Good Omens is so fucking funny, holy shit. And I love how charming Terry Pratchet humor is, most comedies I watch go harder on the edgy factor. Yet somehow this cutesy show is the one pissing off Christians now instead of edgelord shows like Rick & Morty, go figure. I only have one episode left and am loving it. What Pratchet books would be best if I want more similar stuff? I've already read everything by Gaiman, but the only Pratchett I've read was the first 3 or 4 Discworld years ago.
Gob Bluth - Mon, 01 Jul 2019 02:12:08 EST hNmGw9Qy No.408446 Reply
I just watched A Gentle Creature and Jesus Christ what a depressing fucking movie. Absolutely not recommended.
Frank Capra - Mon, 01 Jul 2019 04:01:05 EST 5vfwflP4 No.408449 Reply
Hogfather is good, basically people stop believing in the Discworld Santa (he goes missing or something, it's been a while since I read it) so in order to keep the holiday alive the anthropomorphic personification of Death fills in for him because in the Discworld the power of belief is all that keeps gods alive.

Also any of the books revolving around the Ramtops witches. Maskerade, Lords and Ladies, Carpe Jugulum, Equal Rites, Wyrd Sisters, etc. Sourcery might also do the trick.

However, I have to highly recommend the Brentford Trilogy by Robert Rankin. It has that same tongue in cheek style as Pratchett and (at least one of them, maybe the last one) revolves around the coming of the antichrist. I can't recommend it enough.

nb for books and not tv
Teyla Emmagan - Tue, 02 Jul 2019 01:57:21 EST rlNQ1eiS No.408458 Reply
New episode of Legion was pretty good, think this will be a really good season
Prof. Cary has sneak level 100 its amazing
Bart Simpson - Tue, 02 Jul 2019 07:58:17 EST fBh7Tid8 No.408465 Reply
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Holy shit, I'm shocked by how good this movie was. Everyone was right about the Sam Raimi vibes it had.
Buck Plankchest - Tue, 02 Jul 2019 13:23:39 EST agcpgDqu No.408468 Reply
I thought it was pretty good right up until all the other kids were given super powers.
Bart Simpson - Tue, 02 Jul 2019 13:34:27 EST fBh7Tid8 No.408469 Reply

Yeah, I can’t front on that part. Especially with Darla.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Tue, 02 Jul 2019 13:45:58 EST jRjEOvBm No.408470 Reply
>Big Little Lies s02e03 - The End of the World

Shit's starting to hit the fan now but man I don't really feel bad for Madeline at all. I mean she cheated on Ed so he basically has every right to punish her for her act of adultery.

>True Detective s03e05-8 - If You Have Ghosts, Hunters in the Dark, The Final Country & Now Am Found

I finally finished season 3 of True Detective and while I'll say it's much better than season 2, I did feel like the final episode made everything that was brought up before like the connection to the pedophile ring in season 1 and stuff like that basically red herrings and having Junius explain everything that happened to Julie in one scene to Wayne and Roland was a pretty anti-climatic to the Purcell case. Sure the season did provide for a happy ending and that Julie was actually alive and closure for Wayne and Roland's stories but I felt like using the same structure as season 1 with three concurrent time periods didn't exactly hit its mark for this particular story. If it was more of a linear structure then I think it would have been better.

>Letterkenny s01e01-3 - Ain't No Reason to Get Excited, Super Soft Birthday & Fartbook

Hulu acquired the American rights for the show and I've been binging it but it's a pretty funny show the back and forth dialogue and Wayne having to defend his title of being the toughest man in Letterkenny. It's a much more Canadian show compared to Trailer Park Boys.

But the Shazam Family is adapted from the comics so I didn't have an issue with that although it did take the tension out of the final showdown at the carnival between Shazam and Doctor Sivana.
John Locke - Tue, 02 Jul 2019 16:47:24 EST PzzK75Kh No.408477 Reply
And in the comics he was granted his powers by Moses. Just because it's in the comics doesn't mean it should be in the movie.
Alan Partridge - Thu, 04 Jul 2019 08:30:28 EST fBh7Tid8 No.408530 Reply
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I'm trying to go through a list of DC animated movies that I haven't seen. Yesterday I finished Batman: Year One, and now I've finished The Dark Knight Returns Part 1.
Next is Part 2 and then I'll probably watch Flashpoint Paradox afterwards.

Are the New 52 movies worth watching. I see a lot of mixed reviews. Some people love em, some people absolutely hate them. I enjoyed the two Teen Titans movies.

Also, where can I watch Young Justice since it's not on Netflix anymore?
Lois Lane - Thu, 04 Jul 2019 14:31:56 EST py8GA3J0 No.408536 Reply
The recent DC animations are kinda hit and miss, mostly pretty decent though.
The Under the Red hood adaptation is pretty decent as are the two suicide squad ones IMO.
Justice League Dark is probably my fav so far. The Killing Joke movie is the only one I consider pretty shitty except for the part where they actually adapt the comic which just rides on said comic and doesn't really do it justice.
Alan Partridge - Thu, 04 Jul 2019 15:12:19 EST fBh7Tid8 No.408539 Reply
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Under the Red Hood was pretty tight.
I haven't watched Killing Joke, but I read a synopsis and reviews online. It doesn't sound like my cup of tea.
I'm looking forward to Batman: Hush, and I hope Long Halloween gets adapted as well.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Thu, 04 Jul 2019 23:23:07 EST jRjEOvBm No.408544 Reply
Watched A Capitol Fourth and Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular on PBS and NBC. Only issue with these fireworks shows is trying to get the right camera angle so you can see the fireworks instead of the smoke getting in the way though it's less of an issue with the Macy's one since it's a bigger budget show.

>Letterkenny s01e04-6 - Wingman Wayne, Rave & A Fuss in the Back Bush

Finished season 1. I'm really enjoying this show especially for its continuity and consistency with its characters and running jokes. One of my favorite parts is whenever Riley and Jonesy's banter back and forth with each other or Dan and Daryl say or do something outlandish and Wayne tells them to take it down 10-20%.

Not saying that it shouldn't have been included in the film but just why it was even in the film. It's like with Watchmen and they didn't adapt that giant ass squid or octopus or whatever, which seems pretty ridiculous but probably better off not being in the film.
Big McLargehuge - Thu, 04 Jul 2019 23:59:53 EST nMqqAR8c No.408545 Reply
If you can sit through the Teen Titan movies, you can make it through any other garbage in the new 52. The trilogy with Damian Wayne is fucking awful.

Flashpoint Paradox is good. Gotham by Gaslight was alright. I also liked the two Suicide Squad ones, and Dark Knight Returns is probably my favorite behind Red Hood, Beyond, and Phantasm. There's apparently a Batman x TMNT crossover that came out recently, so I was gonna watch that while I wait for Hush. There was a Harley Quinn one that I was excited about because it was apparently the same continuity as TAS, but it sucked something fierce. The Long Halloween also needs to happen yesterday.
Sabrina Lloyd - Fri, 05 Jul 2019 09:33:34 EST fBh7Tid8 No.408547 Reply

What is it about New 52 that people dislike? Just curious.
Sigourney Weaver - Fri, 05 Jul 2019 09:57:25 EST oMb2Bxg8 No.408548 Reply
It was a reboot and rewrote a lot of established canon. The company thought if they undid a bunch of their more confusing arcs and made future comics more simplistic, new readers would suddenly flock to the company in droves. No new readers arrived, so all it did was piss off their established base.
Bruce Willis - Fri, 05 Jul 2019 11:43:25 EST +OFZtSYI No.408551 Reply
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The Skids in Letterkenny are essentially 420chan's user base as television characters. By the end of S1 Stuart becomes the closest thing to Kefka humanity can ever hope to achieve.

Best use of music in a show in a looooooong time too.
Bruce Willis - Fri, 05 Jul 2019 11:50:39 EST +OFZtSYI No.408552 Reply
Maybe it's just me, but TD season 3 was less about the crime and more about Purple Haze's search for justice despite his alzheimer's. No matter where he was in his life (or how far his disease had progressed), he was always trying to do the right thing and bring some sense of closure to the victims. Hell, the final scene of him just silently slipping back into the jungle hits home. Some heroes don't need recognition, they just need closure.

I actually think the attempts to tie-in to previous seasons felt a little tacked on and forced (as minor as they were).
Zoe Washburne - Fri, 05 Jul 2019 13:19:45 EST mhZ578uS No.408556 Reply
The playlist is up on spotify, I think its a tad incomplete. The skids deffo remind me of day /stim/ and /dis/ to an extent. Cept I actually like the skids for the most part. /stim/s OK tho with its wacky tales and fables.
Sabrina Lloyd - Fri, 05 Jul 2019 13:59:09 EST fBh7Tid8 No.408557 Reply
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>Flashpoint Paradox

Man, what the fuck is his problem?


Meh. I'll probably just watch anything before New 52, then.
Simon Bellamy - Fri, 05 Jul 2019 18:27:59 EST kHYEezF8 No.408563 Reply
I watched my favorite Kevin Smith film today, Mallrats. So out of morbid curiosity I decided to watch Yoga Hosers and now I feel like I have whiplash.
Chalky White - Sat, 06 Jul 2019 01:47:05 EST raDebc2T No.408569 Reply
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Started watching The X-Files, almost finished with the first season. I caught a handful of episodes when I was a kid but I was too young to appreciate the show back then so I figured I would watch the series proper as an adult. The HD remaster job they did on the show is pretty fantastic so far. I remember reading about how they had to edit out boom mics and shit since it wasn't originally shot in widescreen, but it definitely isn't an abomination like the Buffy "remaster" and this show as amazing cinematography so each episode looks like a movie. The most surprising thing so far is how stupidly-written Scully is in this first season. I think this changes as the show goes on, but goddamn did she make some incredibly stupid decisions in those episodes about her possessed former partner/lover where she wouldn't believe the guy was possessed despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary, or the episode with the Native Americans and the werewolves where she stupidly is transporting the obvious suspect, then can't figure out he's turning into a werewolf in the bathroom raising hell as she stupidly tries to pick the lock to get into the bathroom.
King Arthur - Sat, 06 Jul 2019 02:03:08 EST YzmdH4xc No.408572 Reply

The career trajectory of Kevin Smith from the Clerks/Mallrats days to now is insane to look at and I feel like there is potentially a good thesis paper mapping his path to the broader evolution of pop culture from 1990 until now.
John "JD" Dorian - Sat, 06 Jul 2019 05:15:40 EST 6Coepu8N No.408576 Reply
Watched Rashomon after many years of hearing about its impact on cinema, and frankly, I'm disappointed. I thought it'd be a puzzle plot, but instead the last version of the events is the correct one (which is actually very close to the bandit's version, so I don't know why the witness said that he lied), and the film's just about human nature. Eh.
Going to watch Ran next, looking forward to it.
Tommen Baratheon - Mon, 08 Jul 2019 06:52:59 EST pe8g4aYp No.408607 Reply
Just watched last week's American dad. Unless I'm mistaken, it seemed like a highly meta episode in which TBS basically says that they bought the rights to American Dad with no clue how to utilize it properly, spent a year ripping people off with shitty episodes, and then finally sort of learned how to do it right.
Chris Carter - Mon, 08 Jul 2019 07:41:58 EST u+SQmS1M No.408608 Reply
Ran is probably his best movie, I haven't seen Rashomon though so I don't know how they compare.
Kagemusha is also pretty good.
Robbie Coltrane - Mon, 08 Jul 2019 11:09:44 EST oa2mmJAW No.408613 Reply
BSG establishes in one episode, I think it's near the start of S2, that normal rounds aren't enough to take down the Centurion models, you have to use explosive rounds. That's all fine and you never see a character kill one with normal handheld weapons but they keep going into battle only carrying normal weapons and giving return fire with them. Why? What's the point?
Andy Samberg - Mon, 08 Jul 2019 18:17:49 EST +OFZtSYI No.408620 Reply
>Alita Battle Angel

I liked it. It's not as uncanny valley as I expected it to be and the CGI doesn't lose the viewer like some other heavy VFX movies do. I'm glad that Robert Rodriguez got the reins to direct, I feel like a lot of other people would've fucked it up. Would've liked to see Guillermo Del Toro have a chance at a possible sequel. It's not the absolute must see in 3D type movie (like Dredd), but I don't see how it really would've added to the viewing experience minus a scene or two.
Anne Lockhart - Tue, 09 Jul 2019 06:06:38 EST LD3bjfnB No.408631 Reply
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>Young Justice 3x14 onwards
Halo doing that every episode reminds me too much of Kenny.
Richard Harrow - Tue, 09 Jul 2019 11:00:14 EST oa2mmJAW No.408633 Reply
Benecio del Toro - Tue, 09 Jul 2019 12:47:20 EST r/NtJC6K No.408635 Reply
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I saw it in theatres, its use of 3D wasn't that dramatic even there. Was used best in the opening scene, if I recall correctly, when they're showing the Junkyard and Tiphares and stuff.

As a long-time Alita fan, I thought it was a pretty decent adaptation. Not perfect, and the pacing was a little schizo, but it was an enjoyable film. A sequel could be cool, there's a lot of material for them to work with, but it doesn't feel likely.
Zooey Deschanel - Wed, 10 Jul 2019 19:42:47 EST /CJuaih0 No.408667 Reply
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>New Shaft movie
>Not a single N spoken
Bolt Vanderhuge - Thu, 11 Jul 2019 10:15:07 EST u+SQmS1M No.408673 Reply
Didn't even notice that tbh, I was too busy cringing at Shaft Jr's antics and magical hacker phone.
Daniel Dreiberg - Sat, 13 Jul 2019 18:36:35 EST fBh7Tid8 No.408727 Reply
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>John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

An HD rip just got released. I was supposed to see this in theaters, but two of my friends bailed. Anyway, it was a pretty meh movie. I didn't dislike it at all, but it is getting a bit stale. Some of the action scenes were genuinely fun to watch, while some felt like video game massacres. Kind of glad I didn't pay to see this.
Annyong - Mon, 15 Jul 2019 16:46:03 EST y/nAxKSI No.408778 Reply
Watching how to get away with murder. Jesus, nothing quite says "normalizing psychopathy" like this show.
Jewel Staite - Mon, 15 Jul 2019 18:58:36 EST fBh7Tid8 No.408779 Reply
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>Alita Battle Angel

I watched this for the first time the other day. I have not read the manga or watched the anime OVA. It wasn't a terrible film, but it wasn't that great either. I'm able to forgive it since Robert Rodriguez loves to make his PG and PG-13 movies hokey as fuck. I still remember seeing Spy Kids 1 and 2 as a child. I still enjoyed the movie, and was pretty unbothered the entire time.

>Action sequences
>World building
>Iron City felt alive and immersive

>Dialogue throughout the movie was campy
>Movie would have been a lot better without the Alita and Hugo romance subplot
Probably the worst romance subplot I've ever seen if I'm being honest.
>Pacing was off

Make a sequel, make it better, I'll definitely watch it, partially because of that surprise Edward Norton reveal at the end of the movie. He only attaches himself to movies with potential nowadays.
Elora Danan - Tue, 16 Jul 2019 00:44:58 EST gVFiet/2 No.408783 Reply
> It wasn't a terrible film, but it wasn't that great either.

That pretty much sums up how I felt about Alita too. Thing is, that sort of movie usually turn out completely horrible, so I'd say they did an okay job.
Thick McRunfast - Tue, 16 Jul 2019 07:36:21 EST fBh7Tid8 No.408791 Reply
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Removing the romance subplot would have made the film so much better. I understand that Hugo was used to drive the plot forward, but the dialogue throughout the movie was so cheesy. The romance subplot didn't make it any better. I read that in the manga, if I'm not mistaken, Hugo is aware of Alita/Gally's affection towards him, but takes advantage of her in order to go to Zalem. I can see how that might be a bit much for a PG-13 audience.
Quinn Mallory - Tue, 16 Jul 2019 08:46:24 EST XVrowht5 No.408792 Reply
That's horrifying. It's like Maisie "Pickhead" Williams turned up to eleven.
Thick McRunfast - Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:36:06 EST fBh7Tid8 No.408794 Reply
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Yeah. I felt she looked a tad bit uncanny when I saw her in the trailers, but the computer facial animation wasn't so bad once I watched the movie.
Billy Peltzer - Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:56:15 EST u+SQmS1M No.408796 Reply
Started watching Mad Men cause I was bored.

I have a really mixed feeling about it. The advertising and office antics are great, as are most characters. But when the relationship drama drags on I just tune out, especially most scenes with Betty which rarely result in anything significant. The actress is pretty good but she doesn't seem to have much to work with.
Quinn Mallory - Tue, 16 Jul 2019 10:26:45 EST XVrowht5 No.408797 Reply
I felt like that with The Wire, but it was whenever it was McNulty on screen.
Jenny Agutter - Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:41:37 EST vgNKPytE No.408806 Reply
American Dad was really strong this week, more episodes should be like this with barely any B-plot and jokes that are actually funny. I've been rewatching season 1 this week and this newest episode felt right at home with the old school vibe rather than the usual TBS episode would deliver.
Tinkerbell - Wed, 17 Jul 2019 02:07:13 EST eJE0Q4nR No.408810 Reply
Do you guys even have a fucking Family Video in your shit town
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Wed, 17 Jul 2019 13:03:39 EST jRjEOvBm No.408814 Reply
>Narcos: Mexico s01e03-6 - El Padrino; Rafa, Rafa, Rafa!; The Colombian Connection; & La Última Frontera

I watched the first two episodes of Narcos: Mexico back in December but didn't have a chance to finish but I'm catching up before season 2. It's pretty good so far and Michael Pena and Diego Luna do good in their roles as Kiki and Miguel being on opposite sides of the law although that dynamic I don't think can compare to Steve & Javier vs. Pablo in the first two seasons of Narcos. Given today's news of El Chapo being sentenced to life in prison, I wouldn't be surprised if the show eventually told the story of his rise and fall as Narcos did with Pablo Escobar.

>Letterkenny s01e04-s03e02

This show has gotten a lot better and it's safe to say it's one of the funniest shows on TV right now. The show's dialogue and use of wordplay and slang is done so hilariously and seamlessly well in particular the opening season's scenes of Wayne alphabetically alliteration. The running gags especially the story off Boots and the Ginger fucking the ostrich, allegedly as Dan always punctuates.

No but I wish I did. Family Video is now the largest video rental store in the US but I do miss the days of going to Blockbuster to rent video games and stuff.
Benedict Cumberbatch - Thu, 18 Jul 2019 02:53:07 EST eJE0Q4nR No.408828 Reply
Their selection is actually really good, they have a lot of movies you would never hear of/forgot about

Also all the new shit but I'm not into that
Sean Connery - Mon, 22 Jul 2019 00:41:05 EST plZVLSfx No.408906 Reply
Caught up on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., so this week's episode revealed that this whole season is about ancient Aztec gods. What the fuck? They have decades of comic history to go through and they went with Aztec gods? What a load of horseshit. Also, what a shitty way to kill of Davis. It just feels like really shitty writing to try and skirt around who the villain kills and doesn't even though she has every reason to kill them all because she can on a whim since they have nothing to stop her. Only a couple episodes left in this season, and then next season is the last one, but for a show that only exists as fanservice now for anyone that has stayed invested in it when millions and millions have ditched it, it just feels like someone shit in my mouth.
Jack Deth - Mon, 22 Jul 2019 17:20:52 EST unyx9PSH No.408917 Reply
Checking out Arrested Development for the first time, it's good stuff. Maybe like a more wholesome less grimy Always Sunny? Don't know why I never checked it out before.
Nick Andopolis - Mon, 22 Jul 2019 19:02:37 EST gyYRmShX No.408918 Reply
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>David Spade interview on Howard Stern

good shit, love Spade, he's funny as hell to me and always will be.
Roll Fizzlebeef - Tue, 23 Jul 2019 00:07:14 EST XgsH7nii No.408923 Reply
David Spade would be great in a western. Just look at that 'stache.
Tom Baker - Tue, 23 Jul 2019 00:30:59 EST lKbNrfy5 No.408925 Reply
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Actual picture.

Spade's aged pretty gracefully actually. Of course he's always looked pretty boyish.
Lisa - Tue, 23 Jul 2019 05:19:22 EST zx1q0Nl5 No.408932 Reply
Haven't seen the movie, but I remember Hugo (he's called Yugo in the anime?) being a lot more morally ambiguous.
Aeryn Sun - Tue, 23 Jul 2019 06:02:27 EST IBJAbzvX No.408933 Reply
lmfao at people thinking Ronnie was David Spade. Holy shit, that pic is when he got the Batman symbol carved in his mustache. LOL good post. Haven't heard this week's shows yet though since I don't have Sirius, I just pirate that shit when it hits the torrent sites midweek
Conky - Thu, 25 Jul 2019 01:14:02 EST gyYRmShX No.408970 Reply
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lol yeah the Ronnie batman moustache is legendary. Fucking love Ronnie, even when he's wildly inappropriate (and doesn't realize it).

>Howard Stern 7/25/19
good show, the Jeff vs Shuli shit was good mainly because Howard called Shuli out for using wack-pack at his live shows. Also I know most won't like it but the Party Bros cracked me the fuck up. their schtick is funny to me.

>Married with Children on LOGO
funny shit, all the fat women held a court session in the shoe store with Al on trial for crimes against the big boned
Wilson - Thu, 25 Jul 2019 17:18:34 EST SdaP2Ydn No.408977 Reply
I just heard the Bella thorn interview. What a cunt, I’ve never hated a celeb so much without them having first broken some laws
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Fri, 26 Jul 2019 06:57:41 EST jRjEOvBm No.408993 Reply
>Letterkenny s03e03-7 - MoDean's 2, Les Hiques, The Battle for Bonnie McMurray, Bradley is a Killer & The Haunting of MoDean's II

Fuckin ferda bro. I always get a laugh out of the show's hockey scenes especially the locker room ones.

>Pulp Fiction

Saw it was on Netflix and I hadn't seen the whole film through (just the popular clips) but overall it's better than I had anticipated it would be given its place in pop culture. The film's circular narrative, at the time the film came out, hadn't really been done but it's still pretty effective in getting the audience to pay attention. The dialogue is an instant classic and its contrast with the film's drug use and violence really is the icing on the cake. I'd certainly agree and say it's one of the best films of the 1990s.
Eve Myles - Sat, 27 Jul 2019 03:34:40 EST RUf2lQUR No.409029 Reply
Keeping it secret that you've never seen Pulp Fiction after all this time was likely for the best. Glad you finally watched it, but holy shit, Chiggins, what the fuck is wrong with you?
Saruman - Sat, 27 Jul 2019 17:56:51 EST M7LZ0wy6 No.409044 Reply
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I always thought this movie was going to be shit but now it's one of my favorites.
Lumpy Space Princess - Sun, 28 Jul 2019 05:09:45 EST 1xCvA1HI No.409062 Reply
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"The Intruder."

Hard to finish this movie because of the really shitty soundtrack
and spoiled main character,
but I like the premise of the movie somehow.
Alex Kingston - Sun, 28 Jul 2019 14:56:30 EST +OFZtSYI No.409070 Reply
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The best movie in this genre is the Gary Busey masterpiece, Hider in the House.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Mon, 29 Jul 2019 12:25:12 EST RBdu29nx No.409101 Reply
Family Video runs a good business and they've avoided a lot of the same mistakes that Blockbuster and other video rental companies have. It also helps they're mostly located in rural areas since they internet isn't as good there.

Doesn't really matter to me, I just post what I've watched.
George Carlin - Mon, 29 Jul 2019 15:57:49 EST y/nAxKSI No.409105 Reply
Watching farscape. Never heard of this until I googled one of the RGNs here yesterday. So far this show is entertaining but also full of plot holes scientific inaccuracies and other minor annoyances like how every two seconds Crichton is using some sort of Earth reference that other people don't get but no one ever says anything he doesn't understand. Whatever, it's fun and the props and makeup are good.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Mon, 29 Jul 2019 18:06:04 EST RBdu29nx No.409107 Reply
Not yet, I'm going through Letterkenny and gonna watch The Boys right now.

This post was edited by C_Higgy on 29-07-2019 18:06:45
Mortimer Mango - Tue, 30 Jul 2019 18:16:41 EST pDUrTkgN No.409120 Reply
American Dad has been knocking it out of the park lately. This weeks was hilarious, and the recent episode about Snot and Roger was really good and even got me misty-eyed near the ending. Also I rewatched season 1 and am halfway through season 2. I know people like to say the show sucks now but honestly, the early seasons have plenty of clunkers too, way too many episodes trying to be topical where as now it's evolved out of doing Trendy jokes.
Donald Duck - Tue, 30 Jul 2019 18:29:45 EST M7LZ0wy6 No.409122 Reply
Chiggy is the tvguide of the board, he won't even watch the tarantino film that made him iconic but he's going to tell us about when hateful 8 and this shit is out in theaters.
Donald Duck - Tue, 30 Jul 2019 18:32:06 EST M7LZ0wy6 No.409123 Reply
by 'this shit' I meant once in time in hollywood because I thought I was replying to a different thread
Mortimer Mango - Tue, 30 Jul 2019 18:35:26 EST pDUrTkgN No.409124 Reply
chiggy rules, everyone busts his balls cuz he acts like a total Dad/uncle and it's giving yall flashbacks to when you were molested or w/e. Get over it and let Higgy do his thing, spazzy dweebs. Now my fucking post about how good American dad has been won't even show on the front page becauseb you derailed the thread bitching about how based Higgy doesn't watch your pretentious trash shows/films. nb drunk
Richard Dunn - Tue, 30 Jul 2019 20:12:11 EST M7LZ0wy6 No.409128 Reply
Great to know there is some weird sexual ageplay dynamic with you and the mods. Watching american dad still is probably a bigger red flag though.
Xev Bellringer - Wed, 31 Jul 2019 06:50:17 EST +OFZtSYI No.409139 Reply
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>Tacoma FD

In between all the stuff I've been watching this past week I binged this show a few episodes at a time. It's not groundbreaking, but it's a solid little show. Fun characters, callback humor, and Broken Lizard wordplay. I'll be sure to check out next season.
Randall Graves - Wed, 31 Jul 2019 09:00:28 EST vxHcd7/l No.409140 Reply
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Been binging The Shield, really good stuff
Some seriously dark shit happens in this show but its really entertaining, mostly Michael Chiklis
Erik Lehnsherr - Wed, 31 Jul 2019 11:57:31 EST fBh7Tid8 No.409141 Reply
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Rewatching Batman Beyond, twenty years later.
G'Kar - Wed, 31 Jul 2019 19:37:09 EST unyx9PSH No.409152 Reply
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Fuck yeah, that was the good/weird shit.
The Inque episode gave such confused groin feels as a kid
Kevin Smith - Wed, 31 Jul 2019 21:12:08 EST j6PWPNDg No.409153 Reply
I was a big TAS fan as a kid, but for some reason never watched Beyond until last year. It's really damn good. I binged Justice League after that.
Andrei Tarkovsky - Thu, 01 Aug 2019 01:43:50 EST gVFiet/2 No.409159 Reply
Most of the episodes were based on interesting ideas, but they hit some point where it was time to throw the plot in the garbage in order to have a big, stupid fight at the end.

They started to get away from that at the end of the series, but then the series ended.
Fox Mulder - Thu, 01 Aug 2019 21:28:01 EST M7LZ0wy6 No.409164 Reply
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Monkey Shines is the best monkey themed movie I've seen in a while. Basically a cripple and a super intelligent telepathic monkey form a bond which involves a capuchin murdering people in the most adorable way.
Fox Mulder - Thu, 01 Aug 2019 21:39:43 EST M7LZ0wy6 No.409165 Reply
Oh I forgot to mention that it was adapted and directed by George Romero
Andy Serkis - Thu, 01 Aug 2019 21:51:46 EST HnLpP8z5 No.409166 Reply
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The VHS cover creeped when I was a little kid. Didn't matter if it was the local video store or a Blockbuster, every single one had that shit put in a spot where I was guaranteed to see it.
Milos Forman - Thu, 01 Aug 2019 22:33:37 EST u1KKG0qM No.409168 Reply
...and of course there's the movie Altered States if you want to go the Joe Rogan way and become one with the monkey.
Smaug the Golden - Fri, 02 Aug 2019 06:23:02 EST +OFZtSYI No.409170 Reply
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>Florida Girls

Pop's new original series about a group of trashy ladies living in a trailer park and the situations they get into when one of them wants to get her GED to better her life. Pop has been keeping the show relatively uncensored (with the exception of nudity).
Walter White Jr. - Fri, 02 Aug 2019 21:54:26 EST IBJAbzvX No.409176 Reply
Just finished season 3 of Stranger Things. God the show really is lame, I wouldnt have finished it if not for watching with family. Between the death that clearly was a fake-out and the finale episode running movie length when it had 20 minutes of boring parts it could have cut, it was majorly underwhelming.
Major Motoko Kusanagi - Sun, 04 Aug 2019 17:56:39 EST unyx9PSH No.409198 Reply
Checked out that animated Castlevania Netflix series, had seen some good said about it.
It felt super weird. Like there was something wrong with.. Everything? Kind of like an uncanny valley effect but for movies. Pacing is off, the animation of the movements, the cutting, dialouge. Really weird and empty soundscape.
It acutally reminded me alot of SexualLobsters animation stuff, rechecked it afterwards and it has the exact same queer sounding voiceover.
Alice Krige - Wed, 07 Aug 2019 00:38:21 EST FrHJBOYW No.409224 Reply
Been watching X-Files from the beginning, got through the first couple of seasons and am in season 3 now. The season 2 finale, Anasanzi, and the first couple of season 3 episodes tied to it are fucking fantastic. Clyde Bruckman's Final Repose also lived up to the hype. The episode after it, though, called The List was fucking terrible, though. Just a total waste of time of an episode.
Syndey Bristow - Thu, 08 Aug 2019 15:54:15 EST +Lb33GKN No.409246 Reply
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Finished binge watching The Shield
What the fuck do I do with my life now i just spent weeks in the hospital with these characters
Rachael - Thu, 08 Aug 2019 17:26:01 EST jfvAqobI No.409248 Reply
Binge Sons Of Anarchy, it's created/written by one of the head writers of The Shield, Kurt Sutter.
Patricia McPherson - Thu, 08 Aug 2019 17:43:57 EST M7qKWeoI No.409249 Reply

Don't. Sons of Anarchy is terrible, juvenile trash with none of the intensity or skill that The Shield had. Kurt Sutter only really works when he has someone to mitigate his worst tendencies.
Pamela Hensley - Thu, 08 Aug 2019 17:53:31 EST y/nAxKSI No.409250 Reply
I'm re-watching the wire again. What a great show. Season 2 isn't even that bad, like yeah a lot of the season's plot was superfluous to the overall plot and it was kind of a side trip, but it wasn't bad. I'm nearing the end of season 3 though and damn, it's a masterpiece.
Mikaela Banes - Thu, 08 Aug 2019 18:34:42 EST xwFpTLr3 No.409251 Reply
I got like half way through season 2 years ago and kinda got bored and gave up. I remember really liking it as a kid when I got chance to watch it. I downloaded the full series and plan to give it another go, but I'm worried I'm just gonna get bored again. I don't remember much sticking out from season 1 last time.

I also downloaded the Shield and looking forward to watching that again. I remember loving that shit when I watched it all one summer about 8 years ago. I know I'm gonna enjoy it even more now as a 'smarter' viewer.

Had to download the Wire and Sopranos too of course. 2 shows I watched in the same year I did the Shield. Loved them both, but I've forgotten so much about them. Can't wait to exoerience them all again.

Currently watching Euphoria with my gf. 2 episodes in and I'm finding it decent. Just glad I had a pretty sheltered childhood and wasn't a kid in the social media age. I didn't start trying drugs until I was 21 and I've had a lot of fun with them, but the idea of taking hard drugs while I was still in school seems fucked up. I hated school already, couldn't imagine facing that shit battling drugs dependency and just the general toxicity social media and smart phones bring.

Me and the gf will probably get started on the 3rd season of the Handmaid's Tale soon. She's a bigger fan of it that me, but I'm interested to see where it goes. Also got her into watching King of the Hill which is pretty amazing. I watched 4 seasons of it years ago and thought it was hilarious but only watched it as a kid because it was a cartoon. We've had some real belly laughs watching together.

We dusted off the first season of Party Down too. It wasn't as funny as I remember but she really likes it and when Ken Marino is involved I'm always gonna keep watching.
Syndey Bristow - Thu, 08 Aug 2019 18:58:09 EST +Lb33GKN No.409252 Reply
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Already watched all of Sons of Anarchy and while it doesnt hold a flame to the greatness of the The Shield or The Wire its still an ok show, just not quite there
Any other recommendations for crime/cop shows I love that shit. Anything bingeable really I got ALOT of time on my hands and Ive seen almost all of the "good" (very subjective) TV shows made
Wade Welles - Thu, 08 Aug 2019 20:50:13 EST 6nVIaevz No.409253 Reply
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> Euphoria

This show has some of the best art direction I've ever seen on TV. The way they keep jerking you back and forth into slightly less realist styles. The scenes where they're riding bikes and they film them riding through an orchard or something to make it feel claustrophobic and unnatural.The final scene of the series, my god.

I'd say Euphoria is pretty similar to my experience, just condensed. It's more like I saw most of that drama over all of highschool and college, not in a single school year. It comes off really True to me.
Reuben Tishkoff - Thu, 08 Aug 2019 22:05:26 EST pu3U9BlY No.409255 Reply
You might try out just watching the mythos episodes and leaving the monster of the week episodes behind though there are some really great ones but its a lot to get through if you do it all especially binging it.

Check out Rescue Me. Same time frame as the Shield and same network and you would probably enjoy it.

As for crime shows I highly recommend Love/Hate which is a RTE show and really fucking good as well as the Underbelly series/spinoffs/tv movies. I recommend watching S1 of underbelly and then S1 Fat Tony and Co. From there go to the wiki page and it gives a chronological order for the rest of it. Its all based on real people too so its a pretty cool look at the history of Oz/NZ crime. Westside is also a good one and worth checking out.
Chucky Finster - Fri, 09 Aug 2019 04:29:30 EST +OFZtSYI No.409256 Reply
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Sons of Anarchy is shit. There are maybe 3-5 good episodes, everything else is "I love my family, despite working against their best interests." or "I'm a good dad but I ignore my kids all the time." btw, here's Kurt Sutter's wife singing for no good reason.

Eurphoria is like Skins if it was made for all the character's parents. It's nothing but nightmare-fuel because it's so accurate when it comes to what teens have to deal with nowadays.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Fri, 09 Aug 2019 20:44:00 EST RBdu29nx No.409267 Reply
>Letterkenny season 4

This show just doesn't stop at keeping its wordplay and dialogue consistently hilarious. I could totally relate to that scene where Dan, Daryl, Katy and Wayne were talking about LA and saying it in a stereotypical SoCal accent. Having used to lived there, I thought that was clever.

>Rocko's Modern Life: Static Cling

This shit fucking ruled and like Hey Arnold: The Jungle Movie, It felt like I was a kid again watching the show but now having a much greater appreciation for it as an adult. Really thoroughly enjoyed it and with interesting commentary on nostalgia (and reboots) and the theme of change. Most importantly, they did a good job of handling Ralph's transition of becoming Rachel although Joe Murray did consult GLAAD on that. I fucking lost it when they referenced Spunky's love for mops and then seeing him having ordered a bunch online.

Now gonna binge season 3 of GLOW.
Ricky Ravine - Fri, 09 Aug 2019 21:13:29 EST 5QFQFiGU No.409269 Reply

I take it Rocko's Modern Life: Static Cling is on the Nickelodeon web site. I don't have to subscribe or any shit like that, do I?
Humphrey Bogart - Fri, 09 Aug 2019 21:59:24 EST +Lb33GKN No.409274 Reply
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Thanks for recommending Rescue Me its right up my alley and pretty hilarious and good drama
Ronald "Mac" McDonald - Fri, 09 Aug 2019 23:18:19 EST En01LfNK No.409276 Reply
>Any other recommendations for crime/cop shows I love that shit
Rockford Files. Don't pass it over because of it's age, it's fucking amazing. Better writing than almost any other show of it's kind because most of the stories were adaptations of crime novels, and not just scripts shit out by underpaid writing teams. The two part pilot episode is a bit weird because some of the characters change, not just actors, but the actual characters, so get a few episodes in before making up your mind on it.
Adrian Paul - Sat, 10 Aug 2019 01:55:53 EST +OFZtSYI No.409277 Reply
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Southland is criminally underrated for a police procedural. It shows LAPD beat cops, rookies, and detectives with little bits about their personal lives and how the job bleeds into it. Cancelled by NBC after the first season then TNT picked it up and it ran for 4 more seasons. It can be fun and light-hearted one moment and by the next breath so tense that your heart threatens to beat out of your chest. Great cast and stellar writing.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Sat, 10 Aug 2019 02:00:15 EST RBdu29nx No.409278 Reply
Banshee for one. I'd also say Longmire is a decent cop show, well the Netflix seasons are better than the A&E seasons since it's more serialized.
Humphrey Bogart - Sat, 10 Aug 2019 02:47:36 EST +Lb33GKN No.409279 Reply
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Banshee is my shit glad you enjoyed it too. I also like Justified. Will check out Longmire. That's the one with the old sheriff/Marshall in Texas or something right?
I've heard of this show before too, will check it out. Thanks for the recommendations everyone.
Ricky Ravine - Sat, 10 Aug 2019 11:34:15 EST 5QFQFiGU No.409298 Reply
Just finished the Rocko's Modern Life special, and man it's like it never went off the air. Most times when people dip into the nostalgia well it sucks cough WWE cough, but thankfully there are those that know how to do nostalgia right, and Joe Murray is one of those people.
Pootie Tang - Wed, 14 Aug 2019 12:50:55 EST +OFZtSYI No.409355 Reply
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>The Terror: Infamy

Premiere episode wasn't flashy, but that isn't The Terror's style. This season hits close to home because my grandparents were interred in CA during WW2. Still looking forward to how spooky and terrible it'll get tho!

For those of you with AMC Premiere; are they dropping the season all at once or doing the 48-hours early model? I'd love to binge this shit if the option is available.

Also, is it just me or does anyone notice a resemblance between the protagonist, Chester, and Filthy Frank in certain angles?
Rudy Wade - Wed, 14 Aug 2019 23:59:46 EST FrHJBOYW No.409367 Reply
Got to War of the Cacoprophages and Syzygy in season 3 of the X-Files. Feels like the show is getting a bit too goofy with the completely stupid story of WotC and the goofy dialogue of Syzygy. The crazy principal in Syzygy also has been in like at least two episodes prior, too (he was a scientist in the rocket propulsion episode and he was a bearded fellow in a season 1 episode). These past two episodes also are really laying it on thick with Scully being a stereotypical jealous woman because Mulder wants to get his dick wet (give him a break, he hasn't gotten laid since the vampire episode like in season 1).

Anyways, I'm wondering why such the hard slant to comedy in this season.
Kyle Broflovksi - Thu, 15 Aug 2019 07:23:02 EST fBh7Tid8 No.409373 Reply
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Just watched Dredd for the first time. I'm not sure why it hasn't gotten a sequel.
Kitty Pride - Thu, 15 Aug 2019 15:10:50 EST +OFZtSYI No.409382 Reply
It bombed because the public still had it out for the franchise because of the Stallone movie.

This is the only movie I regret not getting to watch in the theater for the 3D.
Rudy Wade - Thu, 15 Aug 2019 16:49:14 EST FrHJBOYW No.409383 Reply
Everyone involved has wanted to make a sequel for years. They even had a campaign after it released on blu-ray to try and get it to the top of the charts by asking people to all buy it on a designated day so they could use that to try and get the attention of a production studio to fund the sequel.

At least we have The Raid 2, though.
Lana Wachowski - Thu, 15 Aug 2019 17:26:19 EST M7LZ0wy6 No.409384 Reply
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I just watched Under the Silver Lake and it felt twice as long as it actually was, but in a good way.
Leslie Vernon - Fri, 16 Aug 2019 05:07:07 EST oa2mmJAW No.409391 Reply
Thanks for the reminder, I've been meaning to rewatch that on drugs.
Burt Cooper - Sat, 17 Aug 2019 12:24:45 EST M7LZ0wy6 No.409408 Reply
I feel like I actually got too high before I watched it.

Can you guys recommend some amazon originals? I want to get some more use out of this trial run of prime, just finished up The Boys the other day.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Sun, 18 Aug 2019 13:39:30 EST QWafRcbv No.409428 Reply
I've liked Transparent and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel though they may not be for everyone. If you've watched The Boys like I have, you might also like The Man in the High Castle.

This post was edited by C_Higgy on 18-08-2019 13:40:10
Angelica Pickles - Mon, 19 Aug 2019 02:30:10 EST 36uFhQGN No.409447 Reply
last night I got drunk and watched Caddyshack, it was pretty good
tonight I got drunk and watched Spaceballs, it was also pretty good
Angelica Pickles - Mon, 19 Aug 2019 02:38:30 EST 36uFhQGN No.409448 Reply
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it's not an amazon original but there's some adaptations of Discworld novels that are pretty great, I have no idea how to describe who might like them though. Whenever I do that I feel like I miss the mark and someone is like "oh I don't think I'd like that" and it's just because of my bad description.

Anyhow, The Hogfather and Going Postal are what they're called. I guess I'd say fans of Douglas Adams might like the Discworld novels, same kind of light wit, Pratchett's less lolrandom than Adams, but still doesn't take things too seriously.

I decided to check if there's been any adaptations after watching Good Omens, which I thought was pretty good, because I saw Terry Pratchett in the credits and didn't know until then he was part of that.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Thu, 22 Aug 2019 02:23:27 EST C8pIVCL9 No.409500 Reply
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>GLOW season 3

Already posted my thoughts on it here >>>/wooo/6287050. It was good but not as good as the first two seasons, which seems to be a trend for Netflix shows, but it's still one of Netflix's best comedies.
Crispin Glover - Thu, 22 Aug 2019 06:30:39 EST +OFZtSYI No.409501 Reply
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Good on /wooo/ for showing shows and movies but don't try to initiate any discussion there about a narrative work outside of workrate and proving joshi isn't about pedophilia. Send the small few willing to discuss storyline or plot over booking here.

I agree with your points overall, especially the dropped storylines. I will say though that character development was the main strength this season. The thing that attributed to that the most was the varying episode length. The loose passage of time isn't for everyone, but if this ends up being the only season in Vegas, then good. They'll find a way to keep Geena Davis for a guest spot next season.
Rob Reiner - Thu, 22 Aug 2019 11:37:19 EST m0vKi6fN No.409502 Reply

Pratchett in Good Omens:

Oh yeah. When those kids are fighting the horsemen and that one nerdy kid stabs Famine and declares "And I believe in a healthy school lunch!!" it was like his hand projected beyond the veil to touch my soul with his finger. I never really read his books, but that one line ia enough to make me honor his spirit.
Fisto - Thu, 22 Aug 2019 14:02:48 EST oa2mmJAW No.409503 Reply
He doesn't say that in the book, sounds more like something Gaiman would have written for the tv script.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Fri, 23 Aug 2019 03:14:47 EST RBdu29nx No.409520 Reply
Yeah man I watched the first episode tonight and the cinematography and color is just so well shot and vivid. Also got a killer soundtrack too.

It really just depends on the topic though. Anyways the character development was the main strength but the storylines not so much but the passage of time of doing a whole year over 10 episodes is what it is for a period show.
Joe Swanson - Sat, 24 Aug 2019 20:55:28 EST 6RhGZjCY No.409560 Reply
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>Warrior (2011)

Meh. It was an okay movie, but Nick Nolte really carried the movie on his back. Not to sound fucked up, but most of the good scenes in this film involved his two sons kicking him when he was down.

Honestly, I feel like most Tom Hardy movies end up being just 'okay', with Fury Road being the only exception. Probably because he didn't really have a speaking role in the film and it was full of action.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Sat, 24 Aug 2019 22:15:45 EST RBdu29nx No.409562 Reply
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Finished Euphoria. Much like Skins, although way more drug oriented, I really dig the show's soundtrack and especially the cinematography and use of color (god damn I love how they use it). I also like how over the top it is for a teen drama and different from shows like Riverdale, 13 Reasons Why, etc. like it just doesn't give a fuck but it's fun albeit with some fucked up shit and emotional moments.

Also Fezco and Ashtray are a based duo.
Simon Bellamy - Sun, 25 Aug 2019 01:52:06 EST uKUnD1W0 No.409572 Reply
God I love this movie, the soundtrack is spectacular
that scene in the psych ward where everyone is drugged up and dancing is one of my favorite scenes in any movie
Patricia McPherson - Sun, 25 Aug 2019 06:41:37 EST fBh7Tid8 No.409574 Reply

Yeah, I did. I watched it when I was in high school, so maybe I should watch it again.
Master Roshi - Mon, 26 Aug 2019 14:38:55 EST m03fDXWN No.409600 Reply
>Righteous Gemstones
Anyone else catch Righteous Gemstones yet? Reminds me a lot of eastbound and down in terms of it's sense of humor. Liking it so far.

Goddamn has this show run for too long it's basically soap opera tier at this point.
Boromir - Thu, 29 Aug 2019 18:02:07 EST Xnr49tiw No.409693 Reply
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Where are my nice happy movies?
Sweet Dee - Fri, 06 Sep 2019 19:10:35 EST /9Yhd0Zu No.409940 Reply
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Watching "the Night comes for us."

A littlebit like a toned down version of the Raid,
but its awesome!

Next on my list:
"The LEgend of the drunken Master"

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