Which TV shows are you watching?

Discussion in 'TV and Movies' started by Readsalot, Oct 16, 2017.

  1. R.M. Soderlund

    R.M. Soderlund Level 7 (Cutpurse) Citizen

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    I just finished re-watching Rick and Morty before it's taken off Netflix... some of the episodes are so clever but it can go to some pretty nihilistic places!

    I'm about half way through The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, which is a film, but is told in episodic format. I'm still not sure what to make of it ... Has anyone else watched it?
     
  2. Readsalot

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    I think they should have kept it as six different shorts, released as a limited series (which was the original idea, as far as I know) instead of trying to release it as a movie. I've only watched four of the stories so far, because they have no connection with each other apart from the fact that they take place in the same universe and it's jarring when they switch from one to another. I will watch the last two eventually, because I like Westerns and the stories are well-told - but it's definitely not a movie. In book terms, it's a collection of short stories, not a novel.
     
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    Narcos S4
     
  4. Kidlike101

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    Caved in and watched One Punch Man

    I started with one episode last night with dinner and ended up binge watching the whole thing between yesterday and today.

    GOD THAT'S GOOD WRITING!

    Meta without turning to the camera and winking not even once! I might be a bit cynical... Ok very cynical. Anyway whenever I hear a character monologue be it in a show or in a book I started to mimic the "yada yada yada" sign with my hand. In this show that's actually part of the joke. Whenever someone monologues, uses a trope or goes emo with their backstory it's one hundred percent serious (and well written) so I find myself doing the yada yada sign with my hand just as another character inturpts them to go "what? dude say it in 20 words or less" or "blah blah who cares you're taking too long I have other things to do!!!"

    You know what? It's hilarious every single time because they nail the timing and never, ever, EVER break character to wink at the camera. This.. is awesome!

    A super hero parody show done right.
     
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  5. Paul Bellow

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    Watched the rest of The Kominsky Method. It reminded me of Wonder Boys (movie) in some ways. Overall, not bad and not great. High production value kept up through the whole thing.
     
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    Watched one single episode of Neo Yokio

    Just one.

    one.

    I want to gouge out my eyes and pop my ears.
    That was easy the worst thing I've seen and heard for YEARS! How can you even achieve this level of crap! (warning rant ahead)

    Neo Yokio = Pretentious London (yes, they managed to level up London's pretentiousness!)

    MC = That guy you created when you were 14 and was into James bond + Sherlock Holmes + Agatha Christie + Whatever. But cram every single cool trope into him and make him boring because stoic is cool... also he is the most handsome and desirable bachelor and there is a board in London square that ranks them so there nyah!!!! (not even kidding)

    Plot = There are demons around and the people that catch them are mages called "rat catchers"

    Hook = Name drop every single high end brand you can think of and have an opinion on the brand that "the kids" will agree with. From Channel number 5 being old fashioned and dominating the market only in the past to Carter being the classiest watches ever.

    Oh and the MC is like a super mage you guys. He is so good and awesome, hooks up with the trendiest bloggers that have like scores of fans. Oh and he is such a smart detective so figures out how to de-demonize people all on his own but totally unappreciated you guys!


    Keep in mind this is from the mind of 14 year old so the "clever" part is down right insulting to the viewer.

    HOW THE HELL DOES THIS CRAP GET MADE BUT WE ONLY GET ONE SEASON OF ONE PUNCH MAN!
     
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