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Re: TV: Current and Recent

Postby Turbo » Sat Nov 21, 2015 9:06 pm

Soze wrote:Watched the first 2 episodes of Jessica Jones on Netflix last night. Good stuff. David Tennant plays an absolute vile bastard in it. If you enjoyed Daredevil this seems like more of the same.



Ill put that on a priority viewing after AHS.

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Postby Metalchemyst » Sun Nov 22, 2015 9:14 pm

The Last Kingdom:

Reasonably good. It's hard to like the main characters though. Uhtred was getting wiser then he went psycho again and killed the "Better than barley" man. Some minor historical inaccuracies e.g. mail hoods but it still evokes the period well enough.
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Postby Darkweasel » Mon Nov 23, 2015 4:35 pm

More people need to watch Z Nation. Zombies without the zzzzzzz's. Even better than the first season.

American Horror Story is impressing me this time. Still nowhere near as good as it could be but it's definitely steadying the ship after the appalling fourth season. Lady Gaga and Denis O'Hare are excellent. Kathy Bates is a bit rubbish again though.

Ash vs Evil Dead is splendid. Love the way they're beginning to tie in the movie mythology to it properly now.

The Walking Dead started brilliantly this season but has fallen apart yet again.
Hopefully the last two episodes can dig it out of another hole, but I doubt it.

The Chad Radwell Show (aka Scream Queens) has turned out way better than I ever thought it would. Really disappointed it finishes this week.

This new series of The Muppets is pootling along nicely. Guaranteed at least three big laughs per episode.

Modern Family is still funnier though. By a distance.

Agents of SHIELD is now completely unrecognisable as the show which caused so many impatient people to switch off after a few episodes of Season 1.

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver is the best thing on TV at the moment.

With the exception of Fargo, of course, which is absolutely sensational.

Glad to see From Dusk Till Dawn has been given a third season. A brilliant show which now stands on its own as opposed to just expanding on the original movie.
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Re: TV: Current and Recent

Postby Jobdone » Wed Nov 25, 2015 8:24 am

Started watching V.I.P

Through a series of unlikely events, Pamela Anderson becomes the head of a top protection agency.

Thoroughly tongue in cheek, and aware that "Hey, Pams tits right?" is a perfectly valid reason for a scene.

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Postby Darkweasel » Wed Nov 25, 2015 8:41 pm

That used to be on Bravo, along with JAG and Son of the Beach.
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Re: TV: Current and Recent

Postby Killing_time » Thu Nov 26, 2015 2:16 pm

Started watching Person Of Interest again and glad i did as season 3 is just brilliant :) Just got season 4 to watch then i'm up to date!
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Re: TV: Current and Recent

Postby Turbo » Thu Nov 26, 2015 4:07 pm

They're ace. The actress that plays Root tho. Phwoar.

Still chipping through AHS. Thoroughly enjoyed it so far. Now on season 3.

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Re: TV: Current and Recent

Postby Jobdone » Tue Dec 01, 2015 8:17 pm

Clumsy Exposition in the Ham Fisted Castle, despite its flaws, has an intriguing enough concept and occasionally well done scenes that it's kept me watching.
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Re: TV: Current and Recent

Postby Soze » Tue Dec 01, 2015 8:25 pm

Even the mid season finale of The Walking Dead was anti-climatic. After such a promising start this season has really disappointed. Thank fuck for Ash Vs the Evil Dead which remains the most fun thing that's ever been shown on television.

Just started Mr Robot, 2 episodes in and seems pretty intriguing.

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Postby Haldamir319 » Fri Dec 04, 2015 12:29 pm

I dunno, I thought the mid-season finale was fine. Also, the bit post-credits will have caused most of the comic's fans to go "Oh sh*t".
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Postby kanet666 » Fri Dec 04, 2015 1:46 pm

Haldamir319 wrote:I dunno, I thought the mid-season finale was fine. Also, the bit post-credits will have caused most of the comic's fans to go "Oh sh*t".


Yeah, if they manage to balls up the next bit I will be massively disappointed, as for me the next bit is by far the most compelling part of the comics.
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Re: TV: Current and Recent

Postby Soze » Fri Dec 04, 2015 7:52 pm

Despite being disappointed with the first half of S6 I am excited about what's to come, if they do it right. I think the show will benefit from having a human protagonist again, I just hope they make a better job of Negan than they did the Governor. I very much doubt we'll see some of the stuff from the comics in the tv series.

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Postby Haldamir319 » Thu Dec 10, 2015 10:09 am

Not sure if it has been mentioned, but Jeffrey Dean Morgan (Supernatural, Watchmen) is playing Negan.
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Re: TV: Current and Recent

Postby Jobdone » Thu Dec 24, 2015 10:51 pm

I'm approximately 17 years behind on this, but I'm Alan Patridge is bloody fantastic.
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Re: TV: Current and Recent

Postby Turbo » Fri Dec 25, 2015 12:01 am

I just started watching Dexter. Fuck this is mint.