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Postby bryndavies on Mon Feb 05, 2018 2:48 pm

Enjoyed paradox.
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Postby turnJBup on Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:08 pm

I can't remember the title...
The fury of a patient man?
Loved it.
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Postby Devours on Tue Feb 06, 2018 2:55 am

turnJBup wrote:
Codeblue wrote:It's ok. Still not completely sold 5 episodes in. Feels like a higher budget SyFy Channel show.


Agree... Still better than most crap they have been throwing out.
They have a lot to work with having two people play the same lead guy, all the history slowly inserted is pretty cool.
My main gripe is hiring a detective that has missed the last 250 years with that kind of technology everywhere.
Like a sheriff from Reno 1768 in charge of cyber crime today... Uhh... Okay...


Yeah I don't think I can finish this after 5 episodes in. What I thought were interesting concepts have been completely overshadowed by the constant sex and violent scenes. I usually do not mind at all, in fact revel in its intent when it's part of the narrative and well done....like the outstanding 'Westworld', but they are dull. I barely can make out what the Detective is saying, her English is awful and Joel Kinnaman seems out of place. The visuals are too bright, I want dirt and rain ALL the time and why on earth do wealthy people enjoy wearing sheets or beige lol. I like the Hotel owner, he seems ironically full of substance and 'humanity', but overall the show seems mediocre. I love great storytelling. That's why I enjoyed 'Mindhunter' and 'Dark' the most from last year. :)
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Postby michaelmillichamp on Wed Feb 07, 2018 12:53 pm

bryndavies wrote:Enjoyed paradox.


Talk about a fudge show that shouldn't have been drymounted with by JJ. I'm all for expanding the Cloverfield universe, but don't buy a movie that has nothing to do with it, reshoot some, then stamp Cloverfield on it.
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Postby bryndavies on Wed Feb 07, 2018 1:32 pm

michaelmillichamp wrote:
bryndavies wrote:Enjoyed paradox.


Talk about a fudge show that shouldn't have been drymounted with by JJ. I'm all for expanding the Cloverfield universe, but don't buy a movie that has nothing to do with it, reshoot some, then stamp Cloverfield on it.



Ha! I watched post Super Bowl, so I wasn’t exactly “all there.” A little more than half paying attention it was fun, but I’ve seen nothing but bad reviews, which I get.

I’m bailing on altered carbon as well.

But again, I liked “The Five” and “Retribution.” Those Brits got the whole crime drama mini series thing down.
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Postby Codeblue on Wed Feb 07, 2018 1:45 pm

I finished Altered Carbon. Can't really recommend, but I think those who like teh SyFy channel shows will still like it.
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Postby michaelmillichamp on Wed Feb 07, 2018 1:55 pm

I turned off Altered Carbon during the second episode. I can not follow what the hell is going on...maybe I'm just really confused why they brought back a terrorist to solve a crime. If that's solved later, cool, but I can't get over it now.
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Postby IWish on Wed Feb 07, 2018 6:35 pm

Altered Carbon. Meh. Gave it a go, twice, and fell asleep both times. Didn't get past the 2nd episode.
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Postby wonkabars7 on Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:05 pm

Altered Beast > Altered Carbon
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Postby turnJBup on Wed Feb 07, 2018 11:41 pm

RottenAtom wrote:^ I love Ben Mendelsohn, but the one season of Bloodline I watched was an annoying waste of time.

Season 2 was incredible.
I am a Ben M fan as well... he oozes sleaze.
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Postby kyler4444 on Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:31 am

Enjoyed The Ritual
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Postby willg on Sat Feb 10, 2018 3:47 pm

kyler4444 wrote:Enjoyed The Ritual


Gonna give it a go tonight. I couldnt finish Paradox or Altered Carbon and I consider myself a sci-fi fan.
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Postby willg on Sun Feb 11, 2018 12:18 pm

kyler4444 wrote:Enjoyed The Ritual


Yeah, same here.
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Postby hunterjax on Sun Feb 11, 2018 12:34 pm

I think I'm enjoying Altered Carbon (5 eps in) because I read the books and love them. The show is like a Wikipedia synopsis of the books written by someone who didn't quite understand the books . . . but that being said, it's always neat seeing something you loved reading brought to life. The set design and action is good.
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Postby pittidesart on Wed Feb 14, 2018 7:15 pm

New Chris Rock Special was great
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