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Re: Whatcha Watchin'?

Post by SupaWaluigi » Thu Jan 19, 2017 11:37 pm

I don't mean to sound like the snobby bad guy here, but what's so good about Netflix' Dirk Gently series? As a huge fan of the books and the Steven Manganese 3 episode run, the Netflix version really doesn't get it right. The humour is meant to be subtle, whilst the science behind the interconnectedness of all things in Dirk's mind is meant to be a complex thing that only he understands. I didn't get any of that from this, plus I didn't really like the guy playing Dirk himself, he was more annoying than quirky and funny. Which brings me to say I also didn't laugh at all.

Having said all that, I am someone who was introduced to Douglas Adams through the Hitchhiker's film version, and I will also admit having read all the books and listened to the radio shows of that series that the latter versions are better than the film, but at least the film still made me laugh and got the feel of Douglas Adam's writing correct in some parts!
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Re: Whatcha Watchin'?

Post by Chocolate-Milk » Sun Jan 22, 2017 6:22 am

Edd wrote:Watched the first episode of Netflix's Series of Unfortunate Events and it was top and obv much better than the film.
Also watching this, it's superb. Particularly the bit in the third ep where NPH stares directly at the camera and talks thinly-veiled eton mess about the film version.

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Re: Whatcha Watchin'?

Post by Rik » Fri Jan 27, 2017 1:27 am

Netflix just gave me another trial month for whatever reason so I'm probably going to pick up on the SOUE hype train too at some point, going to work through the Defenders stuff first though. Watched the first two eps of Daredevil and I'm liking it so far, fight scenes in particular are really good stuff.
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Re: Whatcha Watchin'?

Post by RichardUK » Mon Feb 13, 2017 11:18 pm

I watched the first two episodes of series 2 of Fortitude, I didn't release it had been on, I didn't know if I would be able to get into it because it seems like ages ago since the first series was one, but I am hooked again
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Re: Whatcha Watchin'?

Post by D.J » Tue Feb 14, 2017 2:24 pm

Currently watching season 2 of Agent Carter, t'is the second of four marvel boxsets i recently purchased (completed Daredevil last week, and still have Agents of Shield 3 and Jessica Jones still to watch).
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Post by Rik » Tue Feb 14, 2017 8:57 pm

I'm about halfway through Jessica Jones, very different tone to Daredevil which is great, gives it its own unique identity rather than being just another superhero show. Feel like there's been too little Kilgrave so far, hasn't really set up any motives beyond screwing with Jessica (and David Tennant always needs more screentime). Feel like with whatever was in the box Luke's wife hid and the fact that he's bought Jessica's childhood home is building to some endgame reveal though.
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Post by Nintendonator3000 » Tue Feb 14, 2017 9:16 pm

D.J wrote:Currently watching season 2 of Agent Carter, t'is the second of four marvel boxsets i recently purchased (completed Daredevil last week, and still have Agents of Shield 3 and Jessica Jones still to watch).

Season 3 of Agents of Shield was one of my favorite things I've seen on TV. Had some really great episodes on there.
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Post by D.J » Tue Mar 07, 2017 7:15 pm

Nintendonator3000 wrote:
Tue Feb 14, 2017 9:16 pm
D.J wrote:Currently watching season 2 of Agent Carter, t'is the second of four marvel boxsets i recently purchased (completed Daredevil last week, and still have Agents of Shield 3 and Jessica Jones still to watch).

Season 3 of Agents of Shield was one of my favorite things I've seen on TV. Had some really great episodes on there.
Finished season 3 today, it was a fantastic season, so many stand out moments, especially that ending
with Lincoln, Ward, and the warhead.
Also, did anyone else catch that remake of Roots which was recently screened on BBC4? I didn't even know it was on until i discovered the first episode when channel hopping a few weeks back, it really sucked me in and turned out to be a really good series, i'd certainly recommend giving it a go.
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Post by Nintendonator3000 » Tue Mar 07, 2017 9:19 pm

D.J wrote:
Tue Mar 07, 2017 7:15 pm
Finished season 3 today, it was a fantastic season, so many stand out moments, especially that ending
Glad your enjoyed it! My personal favorite was the midseason finale.
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Re: Whatcha Watchin'?

Post by Rik » Wed Mar 08, 2017 1:41 am

Almost done with the Marvel stuff on Netflix now, three eps into Luke Cage. Jessica Jones was fantastic, not as sold on Daredevil season 2 though because the latter half was kind of a mess. It peaked with the Punisher stuff in the prison (I should've seen it coming but Fisk showing up genuinely caught me off guard) but after the focus shifted to Elektra and the Hand the plot kind of just went all over the place and I literally felt nothing at the end when Nobu kills her. Plus Matt just gradually seems to get less and less likeable as it goes on. Hyped for a Punisher solo series though.
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Post by beansontoast » Thu Mar 16, 2017 10:24 pm

power rangers marathon, thanks seff

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Post by toffeeman30 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 1:58 pm

watching high maintenance

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Post by Pineapple » Sun Mar 26, 2017 4:04 pm

So who is looking forward to Cynthia Lee Fontaine Originally from Puerto Rico but Now Living in Austin Texas, Y'all to bless us with her cucu presence again for two whole weeks I know I am.
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Post by Majin_Nephets » Sun Mar 26, 2017 5:31 pm

Ditto Power Ranger Marathon, alongside season 2 of Voltron and catching up with Super Sentai and Kamen Rider.
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Post by bort » Sun Mar 26, 2017 6:43 pm

the last toku series i properly watched were Kamen Rider Gaim and Kyoryuger and i dont think many series are really gonna surpass them any time soon

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Post by Majin_Nephets » Sun Mar 26, 2017 9:22 pm

I'm currently watching KR Ghost and am about to start Zyuohger. Looks like it could be fun.

Gaim and Kyoryuger are high points, but I've enjoyed the seasons that came after.
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Re: Whatcha Watchin'?

Post by Rik » Sun Mar 26, 2017 10:05 pm

About halfway through Iron Fist, really enjoying it. Think a lot of the reviews I've read have been overly harsh, only real criticism of it I have is that Kun-Lun hasn't really been explored enough considering it's what made Danny who he is. The whole challenging the dragon thing sounds like it'd make for a perfect origins scene so it beats me why they've not put it in.
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Re: Whatcha Watchin'?

Post by toffeeman30 » Wed Mar 29, 2017 12:45 pm

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Re: Whatcha Watchin'?

Post by JenovaPX » Sat Apr 08, 2017 9:30 pm

Had another trial for netflix so dropped time into that. Finished Jessica Jones last night and really good series even with its very obvious budget constraints but Tennant was easily the best part of it, fantastic as Kilgrave, shame he definitely won't be coming back.
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Post by Rik » Sun Apr 09, 2017 4:18 pm

There's always the Hand's resurrection eton mess but that'd be stretching things a bit, the arc had a satisfying conclusion and it'd be a shame to potentially ruin it by bringing him back too arbitrarily.
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Post by JenovaPX » Mon Apr 10, 2017 1:57 am

Yeah, that'd be dumb and ultimately detract from every aspect of it. Considering for the most part writing's been solid for Netflix Marvel stuff I can't see them doing that.
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Re: Whatcha Watchin'?

Post by Ape » Thu Apr 13, 2017 8:29 pm

Kyuranger, just caught up on episode 9. Forever will see new ways to win rock paper scissors games...

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Re: Whatcha Watchin'?

Post by toffeeman30 » Wed Apr 19, 2017 12:41 pm

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Re: Whatcha Watchin'?

Post by D.J » Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:18 pm

Finished Jessica Jones today, found it pretty slow going at times, and Jessica herself wasn't particularly likeable either (at times i found myself actually rooting for David Tennant).

Daredevil was a much better series, but this one was still okay, and i shall likely watch further marvel netflix shows when they come out on disc.
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Re: Whatcha Watchin'?

Post by JenovaPX » Mon Apr 24, 2017 8:02 pm

Feel like you missed the point on a lot of things there, Jones is a dick, she's not supposed to be likeable in the typical sense to most people.
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