Television (no longer temporary)

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Re: Television (no longer temporary)

Post by BSF21 » Sat Nov 21, 2020 4:24 pm

tennbengal wrote:
Fri Nov 20, 2020 5:51 pm
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Fri Nov 20, 2020 5:31 pm
So, I hear that Amazon Prime now has (or is soon to have) a documentary called Never Surrender about the making 20 years ago of the cult movie Galaxy Quest. Galaxy Quest just happens to be my wife's all-time favorite movie, and she watches it at least once every year.

So, the fact that we don't have Amazon Prime is bumming her out right now.
Your better half has correctly picked her all-time favorite movie. Gonna need to look that documentary up.
Both of these are exceptional. I really enjoyed the doc.
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Post by EnochRoot » Sat Nov 21, 2020 4:31 pm

Enrico Colantoni's performance as Mathesar was worth the price of admission alone.

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Post by Pruitt » Sat Nov 21, 2020 11:22 pm

Rush2112 wrote:
Fri Jul 01, 2016 1:42 pm
Catastrophe from Channel 4 is pretty good.
We just started watching it tonight.

Really funny.
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Post by tennbengal » Sat Nov 21, 2020 11:23 pm

Catastrophe is fuckin' awesome.

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Post by govmentchedda » Sun Nov 22, 2020 12:08 am

So great. What took you so long?
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Post by wlu_lax6 » Tue Nov 24, 2020 2:48 pm

Anyone else watching Industry?

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Re: Television (no longer temporary)

Post by Nonlinear FC » Tue Nov 24, 2020 2:50 pm

BSF21 wrote:
Sat Nov 21, 2020 4:24 pm
tennbengal wrote:
Fri Nov 20, 2020 5:51 pm
sancarlos wrote:
Fri Nov 20, 2020 5:31 pm
So, I hear that Amazon Prime now has (or is soon to have) a documentary called Never Surrender about the making 20 years ago of the cult movie Galaxy Quest. Galaxy Quest just happens to be my wife's all-time favorite movie, and she watches it at least once every year.

So, the fact that we don't have Amazon Prime is bumming her out right now.
Your better half has correctly picked her all-time favorite movie. Gonna need to look that documentary up.
Both of these are exceptional. I really enjoyed the doc.
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(I listen to Justin Long's podcast and this was his first big break. He doesn't ride it into the ground, but he does talk about it a fair bit... Also where he formed a long term friendship with Sam Rockwell.)
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Post by A_B » Tue Nov 24, 2020 3:50 pm

Finished Schitt's Creek last night. Overall a fun diversion for a couple of months.
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What I love is that they didn't devolve into tropes denigrating the "regular" folk with a few small exceptions that usually ended up coming back to bite the Roses. And the way they had a small town being completely nonplussed about same-sex relationships was really well done. Basically a "it's not a thing that even matters, let's not treat it like it is." Looking forward to the follow up where the cast talks about making the show.
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Post by govmentchedda » Tue Nov 24, 2020 3:55 pm

Three episodes into Suburra, an organized crime series on Netflix set in Rome. Big fan so far.
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Post by Nonlinear FC » Tue Nov 24, 2020 5:09 pm

A_B wrote:
Tue Nov 24, 2020 3:50 pm
Finished Schitt's Creek last night. Overall a fun diversion for a couple of months.
[+] spoiler
What I love is that they didn't devolve into tropes denigrating the "regular" folk with a few small exceptions that usually ended up coming back to bite the Roses. And the way they had a small town being completely nonplussed about same-sex relationships was really well done. Basically a "it's not a thing that even matters, let's not treat it like it is." Looking forward to the follow up where the cast talks about making the show.
There is something out there, might be On Demand on the Pop network... Maybe Hulu? I know it exists because we talked about it on here at some point.

It really highlights the point you make about same-sex relationships. The show is extremely popular in the LGBTQ community because it doesn't follow the usual patterns and tropes. It just is what it is, which is remarkably refreshing.
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Post by A_B » Wed Nov 25, 2020 11:05 am

Nonlinear FC wrote:
Tue Nov 24, 2020 5:09 pm
A_B wrote:
Tue Nov 24, 2020 3:50 pm
Finished Schitt's Creek last night. Overall a fun diversion for a couple of months.
[+] spoiler
What I love is that they didn't devolve into tropes denigrating the "regular" folk with a few small exceptions that usually ended up coming back to bite the Roses. And the way they had a small town being completely nonplussed about same-sex relationships was really well done. Basically a "it's not a thing that even matters, let's not treat it like it is." Looking forward to the follow up where the cast talks about making the show.
There is something out there, might be On Demand on the Pop network... Maybe Hulu? I know it exists because we talked about it on here at some point.

It really highlights the point you make about same-sex relationships. The show is extremely popular in the LGBTQ community because it doesn't follow the usual patterns and tropes. It just is what it is, which is remarkably refreshing.
Yeah it's on Netflix, too. You have to search for it, but it pops up after "schi". It's about 45 minutes and it's really well done. With an LGBT child in our house, it really hit my wife hard to see how many mothers (mama Bears) who struggled with things (to be fair, my wife never "struggled" with any decisions, just how to go forward working with those changes) to see it just be so disinterested in homophobia really was well done, and was a very calculated decision.
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Post by Pruitt » Wed Nov 25, 2020 12:47 pm

govmentchedda wrote:
Tue Nov 24, 2020 3:55 pm
Three episodes into Suburra, an organized crime series on Netflix set in Rome. Big fan so far.
I'll give it a watch.

Sadly, it doesn;t look like Netflix is picking up seasons 3 and 4 of "Gomorrah" about the mob in Naples.

Heartily recommend that series. And the way season 2 ended, it could have served as a series finale.
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Post by tennbengal » Wed Nov 25, 2020 9:11 pm

Just finished first 3 episodes of Ted Lasso. Holy shit, it is as good as you all said. Just, it's amazing.

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Post by DaveInSeattle » Wed Nov 25, 2020 9:45 pm

tennbengal wrote:
Wed Nov 25, 2020 9:11 pm
Just finished first 3 episodes of Ted Lasso. Holy shit, it is as good as you all said. Just, it's amazing.
God...am I going to have sign up for yet another streaming service?

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Post by tennbengal » Wed Nov 25, 2020 9:53 pm

Yes. Get a free trial, it won't take you but two days to watch it because you will binge the hell out of it. It's that good. It's so good.

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Post by A_B » Wed Nov 25, 2020 10:27 pm

It’s the best show I’ve seen in a bit.
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Post by tennbengal » Thu Nov 26, 2020 2:49 pm

Just wached ep 5 and now everyone in the room is crying on Thanksgiving.

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Post by EnochRoot » Thu Nov 26, 2020 3:08 pm

DaveInSeattle wrote:
Wed Nov 25, 2020 9:45 pm
tennbengal wrote:
Wed Nov 25, 2020 9:11 pm
Just finished first 3 episodes of Ted Lasso. Holy shit, it is as good as you all said. Just, it's amazing.
God...am I going to have sign up for yet another streaming service?
Just upgrade whatever Apple product you have, like an iPad and I’m pretty sure they’ll throw in a free year of Apple + streaming.

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Post by brian » Thu Nov 26, 2020 11:59 pm

Claire Danes is always the worst thing in whatever project she’s in. Homeland would have been incredible with a real actress.

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Post by govmentchedda » Fri Nov 27, 2020 12:13 am

brian wrote:
Thu Nov 26, 2020 11:59 pm
Claire Danes is always the worst thing in whatever project she’s in. Homeland would have been incredible with a real actress.
Nope. She's great in The Family Stone. Bit part, but she's charming as hell.
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Post by Nonlinear FC » Fri Nov 27, 2020 4:20 pm

tennbengal wrote:
Thu Nov 26, 2020 2:49 pm
Just wached ep 5 and now everyone in the room is crying on Thanksgiving.
We are re-watching it, because my daughter hasn't seen it yet.
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Post by Nonlinear FC » Fri Nov 27, 2020 4:21 pm

brian wrote:
Thu Nov 26, 2020 11:59 pm
Claire Danes is always the worst thing in whatever project she’s in. Homeland would have been incredible with a real actress.
I couldn't hang with the show, primarily because of her. They angst and the whininess drove me nuts.
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