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On 2/5/2020 at 1:38 PM, Gocab said:

I also donate money to HBO, old stuff is good but the new stuff?

Just wrapped up a Sopranos rewatch. It was a bit depressing because a show like that could not and will not be made again. Seeing it 20 years later revealed some of the funniest fucking writing/troll jobs and profundity ever pulled off in a single show. Frankly, it was hard to jump back to Outsiders as a result. 

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12 hours ago, xxx said:

Just wrapped up a Sopranos rewatch. It was a bit depressing because a show like that could not and will not be made again. Seeing it 20 years later revealed some of the funniest fucking writing/troll jobs and profundity ever pulled off in a single show. Frankly, it was hard to jump back to Outsiders as a result. 

About 5 years ago, I watched the whole thing expecting it to be dated. But I realized those writers were on fucking fire and there are a ton of things no show has done better since. 

Then I went to Hawaii and met Christopher randomly. 

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I only rewatch TV shows anymore, which is kinda stupid imo. Avid movie watcher, but I've never been musch for shows. Does anyone know any very good tv shows? Especially horror related.

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4 hours ago, Candiru said:

About 5 years ago, I watched the whole thing expecting it to be dated. But I realized those writers were on fucking fire and there are a ton of things no show has done better since. 

Then I went to Hawaii and met Christopher randomly. 

Ho paisan! I visited Oahu in December but no such luck for me. It would be hard not to call him a ball-busting nickname. That was so mean when Adriana had ulcerative colitis and he greeted her with "ay, my smelly Valentine".

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the boys .... really good,homelander is the best tv villain in a good while......might give battlestar galactica a go next,still never seen it but always heard it was good

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*long pause*

 

 

I enjoyed the first episode. Typical NWF style, looks and sounds great, excellent cast and some fucked up violence. More watchable than his last couple of movies imo. I'm looking forward to watching the rest of it having not really been in the mood for it for all of last year, hopefully the next nine episodes measure up.

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On 2/8/2020 at 1:41 PM, xxx said:

Just wrapped up a Sopranos rewatch. It was a bit depressing because a show like that could not and will not be made again. Seeing it 20 years later revealed some of the funniest fucking writing/troll jobs and profundity ever pulled off in a single show. Frankly, it was hard to jump back to Outsiders as a result. 

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Depth, vision so many quality jokes, family dynamics & endlessly brilliant characters. The clan + protagonist like R Aprile, Ralph C, R Loggia, Buscemi, Vito getting outed. Add all the NY creatures, Shah of Iran especially.

Favourite line, Little Carmine's "From the sacred to the propane".

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Servant. Feels like episodes are ten minutes because it is THAT good

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21 hours ago, xxx said:

Ho paisan! I visited Oahu in December but no such luck for me. It would be hard not to call him a ball-busting nickname. That was so mean when Adriana had ulcerative colitis and he greeted her with "ay, my smelly Valentine".

There were a lot of profound Christopher things, like when he sees that married couple with their kid at the gas station and the look of terror on his face. I saw him at Kelley O'Neil's, a pub near Waikiki beach and said hey, shook his hand. The bartenders said they wished they could have done that but because of work policy, they couldn't. Oahu is pretty dope in general. Otherworldly vibes.  

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even now as there there is more TV than ever, sopranos is cementing itself as the GOAT

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Diving into the Expanse after a few different recs from friends. Really enjoying it, I would always love more hard sci-fi over straight action scenes and stuff but even those parts are done in a compelling way. 

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28 minutes ago, joshuatxuk said:

Diving into the Expanse after a few different recs from friends. Really enjoying it, I would always love more hard sci-fi over straight action scenes and stuff but even those parts are done in a compelling way. 

first time i tried to watch it i thought it was atrocious, with that cold cheap color grading and that film noir detective and his lame hat... 2nd time i gave it a chance and ended up watching everything and enjoyed it a lot... season 3 gets mental, good show! still downloading season 4 and can't wait to watch it...

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^ Yeah as I watching that I thought "oh this was on ScyFy, I forgot" and the same could be said of much of the knockoff Blade Runner dystopian vibe of Ceres, aesthetic tropes that have been recycled and regurgitated to oblivion. The Belters actually reminds me a lot of those on Mars in the original Total Recall film. Either way that part is clearly serving as a part of the greater plot which I find a lot far more fascinating. 

If it wasn't the rave reviews I've heard from friends whose tastes I trust I would have likely skipped it. I've read many compare it to the Mars Trilogy which is another great endorsement. Instead of just vague "big corporation bad / oppressed masses good" there appears to be more fleshed out parallels to class struggles and competing ideologies on Mars and Earth (I assume, only on episode 4)

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3 hours ago, joshuatxuk said:

^ Yeah as I watching that I thought "oh this was on ScyFy, I forgot" and the same could be said of much of the knockoff Blade Runner dystopian vibe of Ceres, aesthetic tropes that have been recycled and regurgitated to oblivion. The Belters actually reminds me a lot of those on Mars in the original Total Recall film. Either way that part is clearly serving as a part of the greater plot which I find a lot far more fascinating. 

If it wasn't the rave reviews I've heard from friends whose tastes I trust I would have likely skipped it. I've read many compare it to the Mars Trilogy which is another great endorsement. Instead of just vague "big corporation bad / oppressed masses good" there appears to be more fleshed out parallels to class struggles and competing ideologies on Mars and Earth (I assume, only on episode 4)

It really mirrors peak 90s SF TV in that each season improves on the previous one by several orders of magnitude. Quite frankly astonished it lasted as long as it did on SyFy but I guess they were fairly desperate for another BSG and/or a GOT-type “prestige” genre show.

 

Of course that same network also cancelled Dark Matter, which looked like it cost about $100 per episode, so go figure. 

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Locke & Key on Netflix was good fun.  Felt like Stranger Things vs. Harry Potter.  Binged the shit out of it which made work and driving places go by hella-fast.  May even re-watch the whole first season just so my wife can catch it.  Don't expect anything too brilliant though-- I still found it rather enjoyable.

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12 hours ago, lyst said:

Locke & Key on Netflix was good fun.  Felt like Stranger Things vs. Harry Potter.  Binged the shit out of it which made work and driving places go by hella-fast.  May even re-watch the whole first season just so my wife can catch it.  Don't expect anything too brilliant though-- I still found it rather enjoyable.

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On my watchlist... 

Btw does anyone follow this? 

 

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Driving places? While watching a show?

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20 hours ago, marf said:

 

 

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1 hour ago, lyst said:

Indeed.   Set my smart phone on the dashboard and watch film or tv occasionally while driving.  Probably not safe but I’d say I keep my eyes on the road mostly and listen to what’s going on. 

returning to watmm just to inform you you're a retard

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 He’s managed to endanger the lives of others and piss off David lynch at the same time

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I said I mostly just listen to it lol.   Kind of like a book on tape?   If you think I’m fucking staring at it how could that even be possible?!?  Wouldn’t I be in a ditch after 1 minute....

 

The amount I actually see is similar to the amount of time you take to change a song or radio station or look at the clock while driving.  Aka a passing glance.   Jesus.

 

10 hours ago, KovalainenFanBoy said:

returning to watmm just to inform you you're a retard

Thats quite nice of you mate.  Cheers.  

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20 hours ago, marf said:

 He’s managed to endanger the lives of others and piss off David lynch at the same time

Lol!

Also, the trailer looked pretty damn shitty.

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i've seen some hate on here about picard and they're all crazy people. it's tremendous and if you have watched ST you absolutely have to watch it. 

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13 minutes ago, cooliofranco said:

i've seen some hate on here about picard and they're all crazy people. it's tremendous and if you have watched ST you absolutely have to watch it. 

:facepalm: Of course you would say that.

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