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Discussion in 'Entertainment Forum' started by Dan, Jan 11, 2018.

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    Dan Smells of wee

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    This is looking good.

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    Shane88 Actually Nostradamus

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    Adore the setting and style of it. Hoping the plot and acting matches it.
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    Pogue Mahone Poster of the year 2008

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    It’s cracking book. One of my alltime favourite sci fi novels.
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    Massive Spanner Thinks Geoff Shreeves has one

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    looks how I'd imagine Cyberpunk 2077 will look!
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    Bobski Full Member

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    Loved the book, and I am a little surprised it has taken this long for it to be adapted. Read a while ago that it was Netflix's most expensive series per show to make, matching the budget of the first few seasons of GOT. I avidly hope that they do a great job with this, could further open the way for a higher quality of sci-fi shows to be made, rather than the usual pulp that is produced. Perhaps someone will have a go at Alistair Reynolds, would love to see Hyperion from Dan Simmons with a decent budget, and it must be time for an attempt at one of the Culture books.
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    Hoof The Ball Full Member

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    Will Conway is in it? hell to the yeah!
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    Massive Spanner Thinks Geoff Shreeves has one

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    Well, the pilot should be good anyway, it's directed by Miguel Sapochnik.
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    Kristjan Retired Dictator

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    Love the book. Interesting to see how this turns out
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    Number1 Banned Verified Moaner

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    Netflix has done a lot promoting on this, just been put on Netflix today.

    Going to start it tonight, anyone else started yet? No spoilers please.
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    P-Nut0712 fan of well-known French footballer Fabinho

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    Ah glad to know it's come in today, been looking forward to this.
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    Redplane Full Member

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    Someone please binge the show for me so I know whether to add it to my list of must watch shows. Also, tell me if my wife would like it.
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    Also I'm running low on milk
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    Redplane Full Member

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    :lol: well played.
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    Spoony The People's President

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    Mixed reviews apparently.
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    Dan Smells of wee

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    Out today, anyone watched any episodes yet?
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    Redplane Full Member

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    Seems we have two threads on this - can mods please merge them? Ty!
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    Dan Smells of wee

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    Can’t see any other threads.
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    Hoof The Ball Full Member

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    Fantastic reviews on IMDb in general. Supposedly true to source material.
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    Oaencha Full Member

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    I’m half way through and it’s awesome. Was worried about how they would adapt the book but the screenplay is solid and the design and FX are just gorgeous.
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    Oaencha Full Member

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    Really good casting for the lead as well. Loved Joel Kinnaman in ‘The Killing’.
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    There are lots of boobs there, even more than in Game of Thrones. And there is something for your wife too.

    Seriously, it's quite good if you're into this genre
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    Dirty Schwein Should Have Known Better

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    What film/show is this similar to?
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    Ian Reus Ended 14 years of Grand National sweepstakes

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    Just sitting watching second episode now. Ok so far.
    Shouldn't this thread be on the entertainment board?
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    Oaencha Full Member

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    I can’t think of any series/film the plot is similar to but it’s very Philip K Dick, it’s dark, violent, sexual and cyberpunk. I’ve almost finished it now and it’s on par with the book; which is a big compliment.
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    Dirty Schwein Should Have Known Better

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    Thanks. Been watching series now as I've run out of movies.

    The Sinner was ok, Mindhunter was fantastic and Dark so far is ok. I'll watch this next.
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    afrocentricity Part of first caf team to complete Destiny raid

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    Just getting suitably stoned and ready to delve into this now. Can't wait looks like my type of show.

    :drool:
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    Redplane Full Member

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    Stopped reading after the first sentence. I'll tell my wife there is is a strong female plot line.
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    Loublaze ATLien

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    Watched the first episode, it was ace!
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    I watched the first two episodes last night and really enjoyed them. I've a lot on today and needed to sleep but I was sorely tempted to binge through the whole lot of it!
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    marukomu The Gatekeeper

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    Just seen it for download. Finished Happy! (fecking great fun) today so will give this a blast.
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    afrocentricity Part of first caf team to complete Destiny raid

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    2 eps in. I really like it so far.

    Is that good then?
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    PhilQ Full Member

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    +1 for Happy! Loved it.
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    marukomu The Gatekeeper

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    Loved it. Crazy like The Preacher.
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    Shane88 Actually Nostradamus

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    Loving everything about it so far except for Ortega. Think she's poorly acted and a bit over the top.
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    afrocentricity Part of first caf team to complete Destiny raid

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    Didn't like Preacher so you almost talked me out of it. Nevertheless just watched first episode and it was good :lol:
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    Wednesday at Stoke Full Member

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    I don't understand why they keep stereotyping every hispanic female as loud and lacking self control.
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    OneUnited24 Full Member

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    Completely agree, shes actually ruining the show for me. Her character is also poorly written or maybe its because shes poorly acted, as you say
    Its like they think "if shes loud people will think shes strong and charismatic". Every episode she’s either yelling or trying to square up with someone. It’s like ‘dial it back a little’. No one is pissed off that much all the time
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    SwansonsTache incontinent sexual deviant & German sausage lover

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    Love it.
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    The Firestarter Full Member

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    Just came here to type this after one episode in. Very irritating 'acting'.