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PostPosted: Fri Apr 24, 2020 10:38 
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I liked Devs a lot.


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Yeah think I’ve seen most Guy Martin stuff, I’m guessing you saw the record breaking tractor stuff?

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Turned the Hedwig and the Angy Inch episode of Riverdale off. Was just too annoying.

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On netflix, check out "Into the night". An aeroplane gets hijacked and made to fly (checks notes) west because if the sun comes up everyone does because of reasons. We're two episodes out of six in and I really like it.

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On netflix, check out "Into the night". An aeroplane gets hijacked and made to fly (checks notes) west because if the sun comes up everyone does because of reasons. We're two episodes out of six in and I really like it.

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On netflix, check out "Into the night". An aeroplane gets hijacked and made to fly (checks notes) west because if the sun comes up everyone does because of reasons. We're two episodes out of six in and I really like it.


We started this last night and it’s a great premise. The dubbed audio was shit though, so subtitles from here on in.

Also new, Hollywood. The golden age of post war cinema with plenty of sex scenes.


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New Looney Tunes cartoon in 2020!? What a world we live in.



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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Fri May 22, 2020 11:17 
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I wonder if anyone had any suggestions. My Ma’s favourite program is Criminal Minds. She has watched all but the final series but had to cancel her TV thing recently because of COVID/money etc, so she has not seen the final season.

Now, I’ve checked and it’s on Amazon Prime, which I do have. Shirt of just giving her my password, which I can do if I have to, but would mean that we couldn’t watch TV here, I guess... (?) is there anyway of watching it inexpensively (I looked to see how much it would cost to buy, but it’s crazy expensive).

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You can be logged in in more than one place with Prime. Should be ok to give her your password


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Really? I did not know this.

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Gah, so apparently the final season is season 15, and it only runs to 14 on Prime. :(

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But I imagine you can purchase the final season though? That's how they get you!


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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Fri May 22, 2020 11:54 
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No, it’s not on there. I can’t see that it’s available on DVD yet either, as that’d be another option.

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Mimi wrote:
No, it’s not on there. I can’t see that it’s available on DVD yet either, as that’d be another option.

It's only just finished in the states, I don't think it's been released anywhere over here yet.

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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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Ah, it said it finished February 19th in the US, but I’m not sure of the timescale for things like that.

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Ah, it said it finished February 19th in the US, but I’m not sure of the timescale for things like that.

It's different for every series and program unfortunately. :(

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Never mind. I’ll try to remember to keep looking for it, and hopefully when it’s out I’ll be and to either get her to sign onto my Amazon or get her a DVD set. From the way she was talking I thought it’d already been on Sky, rather than go on a 2hr wild goose chase :D

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Never mind. I’ll try to remember to keep looking for it, and hopefully when it’s out I’ll be and to either get her to sign onto my Amazon or get her a DVD set. From the way she was talking I thought it’d already been on Sky, rather than go on a 2hr wild goose chase :D

I think you were right, it looks like it Premiered on Sky Witness Feb 10th. Never heard of it though sorry! :D

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Mimi she might like Mindhunter if she likes Criminal Minds, I really like both of those shows and there are two seasons of Mindhunter on Netflix.


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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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Mimi she might like Mindhunter if she likes Criminal Minds, I really like both of those shows and there are two seasons of Mindhunter on Netflix.

I’ve just asked if she’s seen that and she hasn’t, so she’s queued it up to watch. Thank you :luv:

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Having finished it last night I'm happy to proclaim Devs really, really fucking good. Aside from the plot and characters the actual visual and sound design is something else and almost worth the price of entry alone. Though it's possibly worth noting that if you haven't been exposed to the sort of concepts hard sci-fi often espouses then the central tenet that
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might induce a full blown existential crisis; as it did for Mrs B during last night's final episode. That's probably not a spoiler as it's discussed as a philosophy even from pretty early on but I'm erring on the side of caution here.


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 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
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Yeah it's definitely good TV.

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Gary Busey: Pet Judge is quite the thing. Administering level headed sense to animal arguments. (Amazon prime)

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Has anybody watched any of Titan Games? It’s like Gladiators but dialled you to 12. The challenges are really tough, and the competitors are amazing. And it’s hosted by The Rock.

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Donna and I binged it last weekend, it's really good fun and a health and safety nightmare! :D


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We’ve only seen the first episode (which on Netflix is a double episode), but will definitely watch more. Weird how one of the matches isn’t really shown. ‘Whilst you were looking at adverts there was another challenge, here’s just 10 seconds of footage and we aren’t going to tell you about those contestants, and one has been knocked out of the competition’.

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we also watched it all, Katie loves the Rock and she loves watching people be strong


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https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfr ... n-dystopia
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Dystopia has arrived: a reality show where men compete to impregnate a woman

honestly thought this was going to be a gangbang, then a midseason break of 9 months before a weird crossover game of deal or no deal and cluedo.

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So, has anyone else watched "Devs"? Just finished the last episode, excellent stuff (to explain what it is beyond 'shady Tech firm are up to secret stuff' would spoil it)...Alex Garland is really creating some good stuff.


We're halfway through and it's fucking magnificent. Ron Swanson has really gone off the reservation.


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Dystopia has arrived: a reality show where men compete to impregnate a woman

honestly thought this was going to be a gangbang, then a midseason break of 9 months before a weird crossover game of deal or no deal and cluedo.


The inevitable low-budget UK remake should, given the permanent absence of Bruce Forsyth, be hosted by Dale Winton.


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[Checks Wikipedia]

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[Checks Wikipedia]

Oh.


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Rylan Clark is doing Supermarket Sweep, so I'm sure he can be involved.

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