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Re: TV/Movies Megathread
« Reply #40785 on: December 05, 2018, 07:38:21 pm »
Man in the High Castle has become a bit of a slog this season. It was never the greatest of shows, but I stopped caring about nearly anything except the nazi/japanese intrigue subplots.


I got board with it last season.  I think I watched the first half of the first episode for this season.  The biggest problem is that the good guys aren't all that interesting.
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Re: TV/Movies Megathread
« Reply #40786 on: December 05, 2018, 10:45:38 pm »
Is 'Sicario 2: Soldado' worth watching?

I liked it. If you enjoyed the first one for all the tense moments and shootouts and cynical assessment of the guys in charge, you'll like this one too.
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Re: TV/Movies Megathread
« Reply #40787 on: December 05, 2018, 10:48:15 pm »
Is 'Sicario 2: Soldado' worth watching?

I liked it. If you enjoyed the first one for all the tense moments and shootouts and cynical assessment of the guys in charge, you'll like this one too.

Thanks Habbs, I'll give it a spin tomorrow.  :)
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Re: TV/Movies Megathread
« Reply #40788 on: December 05, 2018, 10:51:25 pm »
You reminded me that it, like the first in the series, has a really well-done shootout scene about halfway in. This one showcases what happens when you pit semi-professionals against truly veteran soldiers.
The medievals were only too right in taking nolo episcopari as the best reason a man could give to others for making him a bishop. Give me a king whose chief interest in life is stamps, railways, or race-horses; and who has the power to sack his Vizier (or whatever you care to call him) if he does not like the cut of his trousers.

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Re: TV/Movies Megathread
« Reply #40789 on: December 06, 2018, 06:14:36 pm »
Been on the fence. Now I'm not. :)
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Re: TV/Movies Megathread
« Reply #40790 on: December 07, 2018, 07:53:09 am »

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Re: TV/Movies Megathread
« Reply #40791 on: December 07, 2018, 12:18:43 pm »
Season finale of Man in the High Castle was probably the only really good episode of the season.  :hmm:

Guess I'll give S4 a chance when it comes out, probably to be disappointed.

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Re: TV/Movies Megathread
« Reply #40792 on: December 07, 2018, 12:36:22 pm »
I fast forwarded so much of the season. Pretty much anytime Smith's wife is there.
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Re: TV/Movies Megathread
« Reply #40793 on: December 08, 2018, 02:06:00 am »
I may have to start watching Poldark, after all.  :hmm:

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Re: TV/Movies Megathread
« Reply #40794 on: December 08, 2018, 03:07:42 am »
Preach it! The pic a little out of focus but hubba hubba!
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Re: TV/Movies Megathread
« Reply #40795 on: December 08, 2018, 03:09:04 am »
My wife watches that show. I can safely say that both Syt and The Brain will be satisfied with what is on offer  :P
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Re: TV/Movies Megathread
« Reply #40796 on: December 08, 2018, 06:01:12 am »
Preach it! The pic a little out of focus but hubba hubba!

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Re: TV/Movies Megathread
« Reply #40797 on: December 08, 2018, 06:23:23 am »
Preach it! The pic a little out of focus but hubba hubba!

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Re: TV/Movies Megathread
« Reply #40798 on: December 09, 2018, 07:03:56 pm »
MI Fallout. Okay, though the action scenes are less spectacular than I'd been led to believe.
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Re: TV/Movies Megathread
« Reply #40799 on: December 09, 2018, 10:33:51 pm »
I decided to do a 7-Day free trial of the new DC Comics streaming service DC Universe.  I dove into Batman:  The Brave and The Bold as I had heard it was pretty decent.  I've not been disappointed so far.  A lot of great 70's and 80's characters are brought in and the stories are amusing.  Diedrich Bader does a solid Batman, but I miss the voices from the Batman/Superman/Justice League shows.  I'm going to give their Titans show a go as well.  I can definitely see myself using this for at least a month or two minimum with all of the content they have.  I'd suggest the trial to anyone remotely interested.
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