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watched doom patrol and right after the umbrella academy, none of them are good good but i felt more attached to the characters of the doom patrol even though they're stupid as shit... it's more quirky and i found it funnier than the umbrella academy, which takes itself to damn serious ending up feeling retarded... now i'm going trough titans which i believe will be my least favorite of the 3...

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typical - aliens invade earth come as friends then we suddenly realize they want to harvest us all - storyline with the very obvious underlying message that the aliens are like the nazis and this is basically world war 3

it has an idea that's pretty large in scope- the mini series alone is almost 3hrs then there is the final battle that's almost 5 hours then there is 1 season show but it also has a very b-movie production value look that reduces it to easy television 

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13 hours ago, Nebraska said:

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typical - aliens invade earth come as friends then we suddenly realize they want to harvest us all - storyline with the very obvious underlying message that the aliens are like the nazis and this is basically world war 3

it has an idea that's pretty large in scope- the mini series alone is almost 3hrs then there is the final battle that's almost 5 hours then there is 1 season show but it also has a very b-movie production value look that reduces it to easy television 

Are you watching the remaster?

https://www.space.com/amp/original-V-science-fiction-series-blu-ray.html

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On 9/21/2019 at 4:10 PM, Rubin Farr said:

The Wu-Tang series does get you hooked after a while, once you can identify who is supposed to be who.  But goddamn, RZA's older brother seemed like a real dickhead.

I almost leapt to GZA’s defence then remembered they have an eldest brother who did seem fairly shady. Unless you’re talking about GZA, in which case pick a window son as I’m throwing you out it.

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54 minutes ago, tec said:

I almost leapt to GZA’s defence then remembered they have an eldest brother who did seem fairly shady. Unless you’re talking about GZA, in which case pick a window son as I’m throwing you out it.

Mitchell "Divine" Diggs is the guy I assumed was Bobby's brother, but up to 18 people at once lived in their home, so who knows.  It is fictionalized after all.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/mitchell-divine-diggs-a9454821

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On 9/20/2019 at 5:26 AM, J3FF3R00 said:

I wasn’t hooked by the 1st episode so I fell off. Is it worth jumping back in?

Same. Seems odd that they went from adapting a book based on a real life mystery to jettisoning the entire writing staff and crew and inventing a spooky story that takes place during the Japanese internment. If the first season hadn’t been so stellar I’d probably be more forgiving of Infamy, because in concept the idea is intriguing and the story of the internment itself should absolutely be told. But it kinda just feels like AMC hitched a separate original series to The Terror brand in hopes of more viewers.

 

Also the hook is just nonexistent. The two most compelling moments in the pilot occur in the opening minutes and the rest of the episode is vague caricatures and lackluster horror masquerading as prestige TV. Maybe it’ll hold up better in the context of the full series but reviews of the following episodes were middling so I dunno. Maybe once it’s all out I’ll give it a shot on a rainy day but I started rewatching Channel Zero instead and that feels like a far better decision. CZ is probably my favorite horror anthology series right now and out of all the shows SyFy cancelled during The Great Programming Purge (what do they even have left?) it was the biggest bummer for me. 

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On 9/23/2019 at 12:15 AM, Rubin Farr said:

Mitchell "Divine" Diggs is the guy I assumed was Bobby's brother, but up to 18 people at once lived in their home, so who knows.  It is fictionalized after all.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/mitchell-divine-diggs-a9454821

that's his brother. 

you should watch the mics and men documentary. it does a much better job explaining everything (not to mention it's better made) than this series.

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On 9/23/2019 at 9:10 PM, Lada Laika said:

Same. Seems odd that they went from adapting a book based on a real life mystery to jettisoning the entire writing staff and crew and inventing a spooky story that takes place during the Japanese internment. If the first season hadn’t been so stellar I’d probably be more forgiving of Infamy, because in concept the idea is intriguing and the story of the internment itself should absolutely be told. But it kinda just feels like AMC hitched a separate original series to The Terror brand in hopes of more viewers.

 

Also the hook is just nonexistent. The two most compelling moments in the pilot occur in the opening minutes and the rest of the episode is vague caricatures and lackluster horror masquerading as prestige TV. 

I haven't seen the first season yet, but recently started watching season 2 of the Terror and have to say it feels very amateurish. the story hasn't progressed very far in the 1st 4 episodes I've watched, and also the acting from the younger actors isn't all that great. it reminds me of a bad early season x-files episode, especially those bleak, grey Vancouver skies.

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first episode of Star Trek Voyager was much better than i expected it to be....from what i've heard (and remember, i think i caught some of it way back when) it doesn't necessarily hold on the quality but...i'm gonna give it a chance

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1 hour ago, zero said:

I haven't seen the first season yet, but recently started watching season 2 of the Terror and have to say it feels very amateurish. the story hasn't progressed very far in the 1st 4 episodes I've watched, and also the acting from the younger actors isn't all that great. it reminds me of a bad early season x-files episode, especially those bleak, grey Vancouver skies.

Just drop whatever you’re doing and watch the entire first season right now. You won’t regret it - it’s basically a perfect limited series that will be forever be marred by the mediocrity of Infamy.

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On 9/26/2019 at 1:36 AM, auxien said:

first episode of Star Trek Voyager was much better than i expected it to be....from what i've heard (and remember, i think i caught some of it way back when) it doesn't necessarily hold on the quality but...i'm gonna give it a chance

..recently did a 'The Doctor'- episodes marathon - he is such a lovable prat..

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Props to whoever recommended Snowfall, (rip Mr singleton),  Excellent show and a true story pretty much. I somehow new the main character Franklin was British. Something about the way he walks. Something I can't put finger on, but I just knew, and he was. Rest of the cast is American.

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5 hours ago, Brisbot said:

Bojack Horseman's last season!
 

 

One of my very, very favorite TV shows. Didn't know it'd be the last season.

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8 hours ago, Nil said:

One of my very, very favorite TV shows. Didn't know it'd be the last season.

I figured the show had 2 or 3 more seasons in it before it started to become stale. Though how many times can Bojack learn the same lesson as well, you know?

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Autumn is here so just rebooted my Netflix account.

Just finished second season of Top Boy. And started up Narcos Mexico. All great.

Pissed off that Parts Unknown has been taken down, one of the greatest fact based television programme I've ever watched. It was always a good feeling knowing that the whole series was there at a touch of a button. Now it's gone I'm a little forlorn.

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