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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Thu Oct 18, 2018 15:09 
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In other news, we've all seen the trailer for Good Omens, right?

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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Thu Oct 18, 2018 21:45 
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The Haunting of Hill House is superb.

Probably the best horror TV I've seen. Some brilliant camerawork / editing / effects in there. It's not perfect but I highly recommend it.


15 minutes in and I am Very Not Unscared.

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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Thu Oct 18, 2018 21:58 
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I've sort of gone off horror, nothing seems to gets to me at all. And I'm really jaded with things that set up jump scares far too obviously and to be fair there was a bit of that in this. But
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fucking hell that ending! Proper spine tingling.
Bravo.


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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Thu Oct 18, 2018 23:04 
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New Big Bang Theory has started on E4.

It's utterly awful.


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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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Trooper wrote:
New Big Bang Theory has started on E4.

It's utterly awful.


I watched that at a point I was so depressed that I needed to lie in bed and watch something that went on for ages and required no real thought. That's literally the best thing I can say about it. Christ, why is it still a thing?


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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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It’s the final season. Thank fuck.


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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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markg wrote:
I've sort of gone off horror, nothing seems to gets to me at all. And I'm really jaded with things that set up jump scares far too obviously and to be fair there was a bit of that in this. But
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fucking hell that ending! Proper spine tingling.
Bravo.


I liked the everything about the first 9 episodes. The last one...
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was okay until the last third or so. The ending was too soft and the whole thing with that Annabel kid really took me out of it, and the end scene was awful. It should've stopped just with the family running out of the house.

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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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The camera work in the funeral parlour was superb, keep thinking back to that. Shout out to the audio too actually, the scenes with the banging walls/doors etc grabbed my attention to say the least :D

Yeah it's defo the best Ghost story that's been made for TV by miles.

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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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In case it's of interest to anyone, Amazon Prime seem to be adding more sets of US shows. There's Prison Break, New Girl, Glee, White Collar, Angel and Burn Notice that I've heard of

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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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Nooooo. Finished season 3 of Animal Kingdom last night.

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it's still not bloody finished. I was certain this was the last series, it's been seriously diminishing returns since the end of S1. But I'm too far in to not see how it all finishes. Hope it all concludes in S4.


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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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Sabrina is now available for viewing.


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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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devilman wrote:
In case it's of interest to anyone, Amazon Prime seem to be adding more sets of US shows. There's Prison Break, New Girl, Glee, White Collar, Angel and Burn Notice that I've heard of


Buffy too now.

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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Fri Nov 02, 2018 18:52 
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devilman wrote:
devilman wrote:
In case it's of interest to anyone, Amazon Prime seem to be adding more sets of US shows. There's Prison Break, New Girl, Glee, White Collar, Angel and Burn Notice that I've heard of


Buffy too now.


Ooh. Only ever caught the odd episode. May give this a whirl.

#teamspike


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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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Findus Fop wrote:
#teamspike


Duh.

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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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From the series' title to each episode's teaser text, this is some of the most brilliantly tone-deaf copy I've read in years.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Serial-Killers/dp/B07JJ8KDG5/ref=sr_1_2?s=instant-video&ie=UTF8&qid=1541424138&sr=1-2&keywords=world%27s+greatest+crimes


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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2018 14:30 
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They come out of nowhere - and when they occur, innocent people always die. Investigators must react in a flash and make difficult decisions. Every killing spree is a race against time.


I don't think I'm going to sleep tonight! This is brilliant!


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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2018 14:35 
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What's the name of that one voiceover guy? You know the one, he seems to do every single trashy true crime thing that's on those channels in the desperate depths of the EPG. I can't hear those in any voice but his.


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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2018 14:41 
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What's the name of that one voiceover guy? You know the one, he seems to do every single trashy true crime thing that's on those channels in the desperate depths of the EPG. I can't hear those in any voice but his.


You know what, I wouldn't surprised if the ep teaser copy is actually directly taken from the opening VO, from a man who sounds exactly like that.

I am investigating FOR SCIENCE.


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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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Nope, the intro is different copy, and the VO is a surprisingly restrained old English gentleman.


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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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Riverdale does Breakfast Club!
Amazing scenes.


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Riverdale does Breakfast Club!
Amazing scenes.


It was great.

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Dr Zoidberg wrote:
Riverdale does Breakfast Club!
Amazing scenes.


It was great.


Anthony Michael Hall!


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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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What what. Really?

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I've finished watching Man in the High Castle Season 3 and I thought it was brilliant! I'd be lying if I said I understood it all, but nevertheless, it was great!

I can't wait for season 4.


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TheVision wrote:
I've finished watching Man in the High Castle Season 3 and I thought it was brilliant! I'd be lying if I said I understood it all, but nevertheless, it was great!

I can't wait for season 4.


I started watching S3 this week. One episode in and I feel like I've missed an enormous reveal with

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these references to multiple world's and Juliana's sister


Don't know if I zoned out at the end of S2.

Anyway, I enjoyed the first episode in spite of not having a clue what's going on. Hopefully my brain will piece things together.


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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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Yeah it....

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Will become a bit clearer as you go on so don't worry.


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Latest episode of The Good Place was brilliant.

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1 - Janet is amazing

2 - Fucking called it.

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