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January 28th, 2014, 13:09
I tried not watching the third episode of True Detective, because I'd rather watch them all together - but I couldn't help myself.

It's still extremely captivating - but it's also VERY focused on characters. Do NOT expect much in the way of action.

The dialogue is particularly strong - and MM is delivering his lines with a perfect southern and insomniac depression

That end scene…. Enough said!

So much better than what I usually see on TV.
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January 28th, 2014, 14:01
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That end scene…. Enough said!
Definitely powerful and disturbing. I even downloaded the episode just to see that again.

That said, I hope they don't ruin this with too much soap opera type drama between the characters. The scenes with Harrelson and his mistress were somewhat lame, and I'm not sure what they're aiming for with the weird tension between his wife and McConaughey's character.
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January 28th, 2014, 14:23
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Definitely powerful and disturbing. I even downloaded the episode just to see that again.

That said, I hope they don't ruin this with too much soap opera type drama between the characters. The scenes with Harrelson and his mistress were somewhat lame, and I'm not sure what they're aiming for with the weird tension between his wife and McConaughey's character.
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February 5th, 2014, 16:51
True Detective is indeed pretty good. I thought i would like Harrelson more than i do though. I don't think its his fault, it's just that his character is kind of lame and uninteresting/predictable. Kind of pales in comparison to McConaughey's character, which is just brilliant. So far he's really the only reason to watch the show, but yes, worth it for that character alone.

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February 5th, 2014, 17:08
I'm quite enjoying the blacklist lately.

It's shaping up quote well.
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February 5th, 2014, 17:12
Pladio, I'm in love with that show and I hope the blacklist has enough names on it for 3-4 seasons or even more.
Where did they suck out ideas for those criminal types? It's totally refreshing!

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February 5th, 2014, 18:02
Well, I'm guessing they have someone with some medical background on the show as three of them were related to some medical expertise…

But yeah, the "villains" are good, but I especially like Reddignton.

I don't care too much for the Keen family though.
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February 5th, 2014, 21:56
Yup, the script is not made without a thorough research and suggestions, for example avoiding an explanation on a possible process on how to plant someone else's DNA as evidence is right secision. We don't need another CSI series.

And I bet no other actor could portrait Reddington that good.

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Anyone watches Supernatural?
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0460681/

It's silly, cheesy and useless timewaster, but I can't stop watching it for years already.
Dunno what brings me back. Music? Humor? Or both? If I knew I'd tell you. But it's definetly not nudity - there is none!

Why am I bringing it up? Because silly CW is making a spin-off:
http://www.tv.com/shows/supernatural…-139145267017/

Supernatural without Sam&Dean? And we're talking about cashgrab in games industry… I'm skipping that crap.
Unless of course someone says it's as fun as the parent and still ongoing series (currently season 9 is being aired worldwide).

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February 5th, 2014, 23:20
We used to watch it (me, out of the corner of my eye while gaming), but it's fallen off the watchlist for a few years. Guess it became to predictable. I don't choose.
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February 6th, 2014, 06:43
Isn't it fun to know that the people who commented early in this thread are arguing for cancelled shows? I just made myself sad, they argued for some good shows thank God for Netflix. By the way this thread started with the show "merlin" Katie McGrath is something isn't she?
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February 6th, 2014, 10:29
She plays in Dracula right now.
Only one season out though.
Her role is quite similar to the start of Merlin (naive girl)
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February 11th, 2014, 02:02
Repeating about Helix.
SyFy. Fridays. Crap network, yes. Ingenious new series.
What is it about? It's basically a claustrophobic horror with a touch of sci-fi, thriller and drama.
Try to imagine what dark music plays during it. Did you? Now listen to this song which is practically the main theme:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5EXG7fmxXY
Is that even possible? Yet, it works! And all themes inside are of that style. Watch now before it falls down the abyss like SyFy shows usually do if didn't suck from the beginning.


Amazon airs certain kids and stinky comedies pilots and you can vote if you would like to see the show continued.
I'd say nah, bah and meh, but one pilot caught my eye:
http://www.amazon.com/Pilot-HD/dp/B00I3MP3SG
Chris Carter's The After.
Ignore the overuse of f. word, pretend you're not fearing f., f., f., f. off, f. this, f. that. Watch it and vote if you can - do you want to see more of Carter's new stuff?
The pilot on that amazon link is available worldwide, watching pilot is free.

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February 11th, 2014, 10:25
Last episode of True Detective was pretty tense
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February 11th, 2014, 11:11
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Last episode of True Detective was pretty tense
Minus the husband-wife drama, I thought it was really good. The last 15 minutes was especially intense.

Also watched the new episode of The Walking Dead. Meh… It was a letdown compared to the mid-season finale.
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February 11th, 2014, 11:12
Oh, TWD is back? Bah, don't think I'll bother.
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February 11th, 2014, 11:15
Yeah… and in the exact same time-slot as True Detective. I'll let you guess which one I watched as it aired.
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February 11th, 2014, 11:21
I actually completely forgot TWD existed

I'm looking forward to Hannibal starting again. Shouldn't be too long, IIRC.
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February 11th, 2014, 11:30
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I actually completely forgot TWD existed

I'm looking forward to Hannibal starting again. Shouldn't be too long, IIRC.
Here it starts on Feb 28th, same night as next Grimm episode … and for my kids same night as a big school dance, so my younger son is torn on which to do (if he gets his crew involved they'll skip the dance and watch the shows!)

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February 11th, 2014, 11:42

Skip TV, go dance. Crew? What crew? Just go dance.
Some things in life you can't redo. TV shows is not one of them.

Btw… Dunno what's TWD nor care, not watching Hannibal nor care, following Grimm but not skipping life because of it.

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February 16th, 2014, 08:17
Originally Posted by joxer View Post
Repeating about Helix.
SyFy. Fridays. Crap network, yes. Ingenious new series.
What is it about? It's basically a claustrophobic horror with a touch of sci-fi, thriller and drama.
Try to imagine what dark music plays during it. Did you? Now listen to this song which is practically the main theme:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5EXG7fmxXY
Is that even possible? Yet, it works! And all themes inside are of that style. Watch now before it falls down the abyss like SyFy shows usually do if didn't suck from the beginning.
I don't know. They just about lost me after that ridiculous episode two weeks ago. Between the hallucination scene and the "oh, by the way there's a town within walking distance of the super-secret super-isolated base" silliness, they just went WAAAAAY too far. I've got last night's episode recorded, but if they don't get back on track, I think I'm done. Whoever wrote "Day 6" should have their typewriter stuffed up their tailpipe and then be violently killed until dead. Then cryogenically frozen until resurrection becomes possible, at which time they should be brought back to life and then violently killed until dead. Again.

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