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What's on the idiot box?


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gfted1 beat you to it in the movie trailers thread: https://forums.obsid...d-onward/page-6

He always has to undermine me  ;)



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Well it's not really on the telly since I'm watching it on my PC but I've been binge watching Half in the Bag. I've seen numerous episodes over the years, but never all of them in the right order.

 

Now it happend, I'm at Episode 100, which is a little off-putting. I've seen it before, obviously. I find myself agreeing with Mike and Jay often enough and watched a bunch of movies based on their recommendation alone (or the fact that they were B-movies and showed up, like Deathbed & Disco Godfather or more recently the utterly wonderful Turbo Kid) but I can't for the life of my understand how they can rightfully hate ST: Into Darkness but actually enjoy ST: Beyond (Episode 113 comping up soon I guess) or be *that* full of praise for TFA after riding oh-so-many reboots and remakes all the time for being too similar and not original enough.

 

At least it has Rich Evans who gets it ("it's a competently made movie, and that is all it had to be").

 

It's probably like that old Tibetan piece of wisdom: Even old shirts look like new when you put them next to even older ones. *shrug*



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Revisiting Pluto planetary pooh-pooher Neil deGrasse Tyson's Cosmos series. It's quite amazing, I wish NASA was still a thing and a dream.


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Finally finished Iron Fist. I enjoyed a number of parts of it. Yeah, I will echo that Danny is a pretty annoying twit, but there was some good stuff. Namely the fight with the Drunken Master and the spider lady stood out to me as worth the watch. Also I liked Ward's storyline. He was probably the best part of the show, really. Rosario Dawson also had some pretty good moments. She was a good foil for the idiocy of the two lead characters.

 

It's still not on the level of Jessica Jones, and it lacked the kind of performance we got out of Vincent D'Onofrio, but it was still better than the teenage soap operas with DC characters they are running on the CW.


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but it was still better than the teenage soap operas with DC characters they are running on the CW.

 

But I thought that was the whole point of CW as a channel? To hit the demographic of stylishly angsty teenage soap opera melodrama,  full of pretty twenty and thirty somethings playing teenagers and twenty-somethings..


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EmpireOnline - American Gods episodes 1&2 Review

 

No spoilers, and keeps the interest flowing...



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Walking Dead Season 7. Waited for all the episodes and watched it in one go. Both this and the spinoff is a series I need to wait and watch in one go for me to enjoy it.

 

The Selection Thought this was terrific. Loved the comments and one liners from the instructors. They were either funny or jaw dropping.

 

SAS Who Dares Wins After watching The Selection, I went back to see the original UK version. It's still good but one of those rare occasions where I thought the American version edged this out.



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Babylon 5 - A show ahead of its time



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I need a new show that fills the The Office/Parks and Rec void. I might check out the Community, not really sure what that show is about. But I don't see any shows on the horizon that would have the same appeal.



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iZombie is back up and running. Seems like Seattle may become the first zombie nation. The fix for that, of course, is more coffee.



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The best possible Agents of SHIELD spoiler ...

 

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I need to start watching that again

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I completely gave up on it. My quality of life seems to have qualitatively improved with that extra hour per week saved.

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I need to start watching that again


I like how they have cut down on filler by doing like 3 8 episode storylines per season instead of stretching out the full 24 episodes or whatever a season is.

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The Wheel of Time series is one step closer to your television.


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I hope Red Eagle Entertainment has nothing to do with the series. Otherwise they will find someway to **** things up. 


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God damnit, they are still involved as executive producers.

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Executive producer is often a nothing/ sop title designed simply to acknowledge someone. Fran & Kaz Kuzui were EPs of every single Buffy/ Angel episode because of their involvement with the Buffy movie- and that was literally their total sum of involvement in Angel/ Buffy, getting an EP credit for every episode.

 

Some EPs have more involvement, but this is probably a sop to stop red eagle doing some pointless legal action which they would likely lose but which would delay things.


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I truly hope you're right.

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The Expanse E13

 

The season finale was awesome. Season 3 was confirmed for 2018 so I have a long wait. :(






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