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Re: Currently watching (TV)...
« Reply #750 on: December 27, 2017, 09:15:17 am »
Finished season 2 of The Crown :yes:


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Re: Currently watching (TV)...
« Reply #751 on: December 27, 2017, 03:51:11 pm »
Finished season 2 of The Crown :yes:

I still need to watch that :hmm:
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Re: Currently watching (TV)...
« Reply #752 on: December 30, 2017, 11:21:01 am »
Finished season 2 of my The Wire rewatch. Used to be my least favourite season, but I've really learned to appreciate it after this rewatch.

Also started Gomorra season 3.


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Re: Currently watching (TV)...
« Reply #753 on: January 02, 2018, 01:34:09 pm »
Loved the first episode of Black Mirror S4 since Star Trek TOS is one of my favorite things ever and Todd from Breaking Bad plays a perfect crazy person.

2 and 3 were both pretty good. Both suffered from a little too much of me asking the screen "Why would anyone do this?" like a horror move where the crew splits up after someone gets murdered.

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Re: Currently watching (TV)...
« Reply #754 on: January 02, 2018, 11:49:48 pm »
Episode 6 is a banger too :love: And it comes right after the worst episode in all of Black Mirror.

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Re: Currently watching (TV)...
« Reply #755 on: January 04, 2018, 01:04:59 am »
Seen the first 3 so far.

Ep1 is amazing. Classic BM.
Ep2 is good
Ep3 was average

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Re: Currently watching (TV)...
« Reply #756 on: January 09, 2018, 11:37:26 am »
Started watching TV again for the first time in ages, mainly due to CYE coming back, but now since that's done i gotta fill the void. Did that with 60 Days In. Its a docuseries where volunteers get placed inside prison and try to integrate as best they can, amongst other things. Pretty good so far, long ass episodes though.


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Re: Currently watching (TV)...
« Reply #757 on: January 09, 2018, 08:59:06 pm »
Started watching TV again for the first time in ages, mainly due to CYE coming back, but now since that's done i gotta fill the void. Did that with 60 Days In. Its a docuseries where volunteers get placed inside prison and try to integrate as best they can, amongst other things. Pretty good so far, long ass episodes though.
Watch Black Mirror ;)

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Re: Currently watching (TV)...
« Reply #758 on: January 10, 2018, 03:17:52 pm »
Started Dark. I'm intrigued so far.

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Re: Currently watching (TV)...
« Reply #759 on: January 10, 2018, 07:19:27 pm »
Silicon Valley S5 coming soon :D

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Re: Currently watching (TV)...
« Reply #760 on: January 10, 2018, 07:25:49 pm »
So Keen!! :D

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Re: Currently watching (TV)...
« Reply #761 on: January 14, 2018, 06:37:23 pm »
Finished Punisher.

Really really picks up in the final third and delivers big time. Brutal AF.

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« Reply #762 on: January 14, 2018, 10:02:41 pm »
Seen the first 3 so far.

Ep1 is amazing. Classic BM.
Ep2 is good
Ep3 was average

I thought the new season of Black Mirror was alright, all told. Nothing particularly standout.

Re: eps 1-3
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Ep 1 - I think the twist in point of view change was a nice touch. The themes are kind of previously been touched on in "White Christmas" in terms of torturing virtual copies of people.
Ep 2 - I think that the idea of being over-protective of children when raising them is definitely an interesting theme. If anything, it's not the technology that's scary here, it's the dysfunctional parental relationship that breaks things apart.
Ep 3 - I just think this is a dark, psychological torture episode. I don't really feel like it says anything about technology. Only how far someone might go to cover up their past. Again, a bit of a rehash of "Shut Up and Dance", really.


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Ep 4 - I think this was an interesting take on the nature of love and relationships
Ep 5 - I didn't feel like anything from this episode was fresh. It's an artsy episode which doesn't really say anything about human nature or technology. We've seen post-apocalyptic futures where robots have wiped out humans, nothing interesting to see really.
Ep 6 - I like how this episode uses the same sort of mini-anthology format that "White Christmas" does to setup the story. It feels like a summation of the series of all the elements & homage to a few previous episodes.


Favourite episodes?
Mine are probably still White Christmas, & Hated in the Nation.

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Re: Currently watching (TV)...
« Reply #763 on: January 15, 2018, 06:12:07 pm »
Finished Black Mirror

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Episode 4 was good, felt like another version of San Junipero which is a good thing. I picked the twist fairly early but it didn't take away from the ep. One of the better ones of the season.
Episode 5: Default was right. Worst ep of BM ever. Nothing about it felt like BM and it offered absolutely nothing.
Episode 6: Yeah, like you said link, they default wanted to make a White Christmas V2. Obviously it wasn't as good but it was still an enjoyable episode and one of the better ones this season. Loved the links to past eps and how all the techs came together in the episode too.

Overall I would say this was probably the most uneven season. Eps 3 and 5 are some of the worst BM has ever had and ep2 was decent but nothing amazing, so when watching in order it just felt very inconsistent. Still, even an average BM is better than nearly anything else.


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Re: Currently watching (TV)...
« Reply #764 on: January 16, 2018, 04:37:17 pm »
I think my favorites are USS Calister and Hated in the Nation.