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Re: TV/Movies Megathread
« Reply #41670 on: April 14, 2019, 07:04:05 pm »
If you only watch one thing today, watch "Game of thrones."

But if you watch two, watch Death of Stalin. Funniest thing I've seen in years. Really well done

I'm looking forward to GoT.

I've seen Death of Stalin. Good satire!  :)

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« Reply #41671 on: April 14, 2019, 07:37:48 pm »
I saw Patrick Schwarzenegger in a movie and man, he looks so much like his father. Even with some of his mannerisms. He's also built well, not like his dad though.

I also saw a pic of Casper Van Dien's son - kid looks just like him when Casper was younger!

Reminds me of meeting a friend's grown daughter years after they moved away. I hadn't seen the girl since she was a baby. When I saw her I thought she was the mother! An uncanny resemblance.
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« Reply #41672 on: April 14, 2019, 08:26:25 pm »
I was Patrick Schwarzenegger in a movie

Nice. I've never been in a movie.
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« Reply #41673 on: April 15, 2019, 05:36:22 am »
I finally managed to watch "What we do in the shadows" last night. It was great fun, as expected, although some jokes felt a bit flat.

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« Reply #41674 on: April 15, 2019, 06:00:13 am »
I finally managed to watch "What we do in the shadows" last night. It was great fun, as expected, although some jokes felt a bit flat.

I think the first episode was the weakest, but it found its stride quickly. Not every joke lands, but the joke-to-groan ratio is better than I expected. I still remain skeptical they can make many seasons out of vampire jokes, but so far I'm happy with the show.

Nadja and Colin Anderson are the highlights of the cast for me - although Anderson is the one character I can see running out of gas quicker unless the find another shtick for him. Wasn't too sold on the other two male vampires at first, but they are growing on me.


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« Reply #41675 on: April 15, 2019, 06:06:13 am »
I finally managed to watch "What we do in the shadows" last night. It was great fun, as expected, although some jokes felt a bit flat.

I think the first episode was the weakest, but it found its stride quickly. Not every joke lands, but the joke-to-groan ratio is better than I expected. I still remain skeptical they can make many seasons out of vampire jokes, but so far I'm happy with the show.

Nadja and Colin Anderson are the highlights of the cast for me - although Anderson is the one character I can see running out of gas quicker unless the find another shtick for him. Wasn't too sold on the other two male vampires at first, but they are growing on me.

I meant the movie.  :P I've only seen the first episode of the TV show.

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« Reply #41676 on: April 15, 2019, 06:07:50 am »
 :lol:

Somehow I thought you'd had seen it already. Is right your alley.

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« Reply #41677 on: April 15, 2019, 06:34:03 am »
:lol:

Somehow I thought you'd had seen it already. Is right your alley.

Yeah, I had been meaning to watch it for a long time, yet never got around to do it until yesterday.  :P

It seems to me that the show recycles plenty of material from the movie, right? Besides the tone, that is.
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« Reply #41678 on: April 15, 2019, 07:36:03 am »
Nadja and Colin Anderson are the highlights of the cast for me - although Anderson is the one character I can see running out of gas quicker unless the find another shtick for him. Wasn't too sold on the other two male vampires at first, but they are growing on me.

If Colin Robinson were here he'd spend the next half-hour explaining to you why it's a common mistake to confuse the names "Anderson" and "Robinson".
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« Reply #41679 on: April 15, 2019, 09:26:18 am »
:lol:

Somehow I thought you'd had seen it already. Is right your alley.

Yeah, I had been meaning to watch it for a long time, yet never got around to do it until yesterday.  :P

It seems to me that the show recycles plenty of material from the movie, right? Besides the tone, that is.

Not sure about that. I mean, the concept and idea are the same, and there are some ideas here and there (the werewolf pack), but the movie focuses more on the vampire's daily nightly life and everyday situations, while the show so far has flashier "vampires doing vampire things" plots (take over the world Staten Island! Fight werewolves!). I liked that the first episodes didn't seem to borrow much from the movie regarding actual situations/jokes.

Wouldn't be surprised if more stuff from the movie appears in later episodes though.
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« Reply #41680 on: April 15, 2019, 09:53:15 am »
I look forward to more stories about their familiars. The scenes so far with Guillermo have been hilarious.
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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« Reply #41681 on: April 15, 2019, 09:54:14 am »
Also, the first episode was a great subversion of 'representation'. Interview With a Vampire opens Gullermo up to the idea that Hispanics can be vampires too, while the entire episode shows that vampires are pretty obviously bad people and no one should aspire to be one.
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.

Government is an abstract noun meaning the art and process of governing and it should be an offence to write it with a capital G or so as to refer to people.


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Re: TV/Movies Megathread
« Reply #41682 on: April 15, 2019, 10:11:54 am »
:lol:

Somehow I thought you'd had seen it already. Is right your alley.

Yeah, I had been meaning to watch it for a long time, yet never got around to do it until yesterday.  :P

It seems to me that the show recycles plenty of material from the movie, right? Besides the tone, that is.

Not sure about that. I mean, the concept and idea are the same, and there are some ideas here and there (the werewolf pack), but the movie focuses more on the vampire's daily nightly life and everyday situations, while the show so far has flashier "vampires doing vampire things" plots (take over the world Staten Island! Fight werewolves!). I liked that the first episodes didn't seem to borrow much from the movie regarding actual situations/jokes.

Wouldn't be surprised if more stuff from the movie appears in later episodes though.

Well, I was thinking about things like the vampire meeting sketch to discuss house chores, and the like. Even the role structure is similar, with an uptight vampire trying to set rules and two careless ones who don't give a damn.

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« Reply #41683 on: April 15, 2019, 10:22:16 am »
I look forward to more stories about their familiars. The scenes so far with Guillermo have been hilarious.

I hope they keep furthering the city council storyline :lol:

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« Reply #41684 on: April 15, 2019, 10:37:24 am »
The pile of dead raccoons was pretty great.
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.

Government is an abstract noun meaning the art and process of governing and it should be an offence to write it with a capital G or so as to refer to people.


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