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Ending shot of the last ep of the Expanse (S5E5) was unexpected.
I was a little worried after reading an article last month that this season is going to "focus on the characters" who for me are the weakest part of the show (and till E5 Naomi's arc has been pathetic), but the plot has been moving along well and this episode was great too.
 

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No love for the second season of Altered Carbon?! I personally njoyed it a lot.
I probably would have enjoyed it more had it starred literally anyone other than Anthony Mackie. The guy bores me to death.
 

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Anyone want a fun, all action show set in a Argentinian prison (so yes, it's in Spanish but with subtitles) then go watch El Marginal on Netflix, such a great show
 

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I just finished The Last Kingdom which I enjoyed a lot, though felt the fourth season dropped a bit as it missed the Utrid/Alfred dynamic. Is there anything in a similar vein i could try? I did try Vikings once but couldn’t get hooked. Is it worth a second try? Anything with a historical slant, bit of action and scheming etc.

Where could one watch Black Sails? Saw it mentioned a few times over the past few pages.
 

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I just finished The Last Kingdom which I enjoyed a lot, though felt the fourth season dropped a bit as it missed the Utrid/Alfred dynamic. Is there anything in a similar vein i could try? I did try Vikings once but couldn’t get hooked. Is it worth a second try? Anything with a historical slant, bit of action and scheming etc.

Where could one watch Black Sails? Saw it mentioned a few times over the past few pages.
Yeah. For the first season, just focus on the story and dialogues. It has a low budget feel to it the first time you watch, but it improves for season 2.

Hopefully you find a way to watch Black Sails, great show.

Rome and Spartacus are both very good historical/action/scheming packed shows too.
 

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Finished the Night Manager. Realised that I had seen the last 2 eps before while I was watching them, but not any of the previous ones.
It's quite tense, the acting is good, the politics is ok. Ending spoilers:
Too optimistic!? Why would the buyers kill their best link to the 300m$ they lost, rather than go after the guy they know is the traitor.
 

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Where could one watch Black Sails? Saw it mentioned a few times over the past few pages.
It looks like you have to pay extra for it on Amazon Prime now, or else have a Premium Hulu subscription which I am guessing is not super-common.

That is stateside, sometimes these things are different elsewhere.
 

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It looks like you have to pay extra for it on Amazon Prime now, or else have a Premium Hulu subscription which I am guessing is not super-common.

That is stateside, sometimes these things are different elsewhere.
I'm in the UK and it's fine to watch on normal Amazon Prime for me.
 

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I'm in the UK and it's fine to watch on normal Amazon Prime for me.
Ah, I do have the first season free but beyond that you gotta pay...which you will want to if you start it.

Only $5 a season so not exorbitant relative to the value you might pay to see a movie.
 

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Ah, I do have the first season free but beyond that you gotta pay...which you will want to if you start it.

Only $5 a season so not exorbitant relative to the value you might pay to see a movie.
Yeah that sucks. I don't like paying for individual seasons of tv shows, in my head it feels wrong even though you're getting much more than a movie's worth (especially $5 for Black Sails!).
 

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Alice in Borderland looking good.
It's great! It has a bit of a slump around the middle of the season but all in all I really enjoyed it.
 

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Just seen Netflix price is going up... After record subscribers in the UK :lol: during a pandemic. What absolute fecking bellends. Now is not the time for a price rise the greedy cnuts.

Probably gonna cancel tbh, I can afford it, but it's 98% shite on there anyway. Their "Netflix originals" are really not that great in general, and the rest is average movies / TV at best.
 

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I just finished The Last Kingdom which I enjoyed a lot, though felt the fourth season dropped a bit as it missed the Utrid/Alfred dynamic. Is there anything in a similar vein i could try? I did try Vikings once but couldn’t get hooked. Is it worth a second try? Anything with a historical slant, bit of action and scheming etc.

Where could one watch Black Sails? Saw it mentioned a few times over the past few pages.
Definitely give Viking’s a secon chance, it gets better as it goes along.

Black Sails is on Amazon Prime.
 

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The Exorcist series is brilliant too. A well executed horror series is rarer than a Jesse Lingard goal but this is just about as good as it gets imo. Was cancelled after two seasons unfortunately but still well worth watching through (is on Amazon Prime). It took me half hour to write this post as I'm making a rare drunken appearance on the Caf so as long as I wake up with one notification I'll be happy. 9/11
 

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The Exorcist series is brilliant too. A well executed horror series is rarer than a Jesse Lingard goal but this is just about as good as it gets imo. Was cancelled after two seasons unfortunately but still well worth watching through (is on Amazon Prime). It took me half hour to write this post as I'm making a rare drunken appearance on the Caf so as long as I wake up with one notification I'll be happy. 9/11
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We Are The Champions is a cool little mini series on Netflix about people who compete in weird competitions.
 
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The Exorcist series is brilliant too. A well executed horror series is rarer than a Jesse Lingard goal but this is just about as good as it gets imo. Was cancelled after two seasons unfortunately but still well worth watching through (is on Amazon Prime). It took me half hour to write this post as I'm making a rare drunken appearance on the Caf so as long as I wake up with one notification I'll be happy. 9/11
you’ve got at least two...

Usually watch TV with the Mrs in the evening, I think The Exorcist will be a bloody hard sell!
 

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This wife has been watching that Netflix version of Sabrina the teenage witch... Now it might be unfair for me to judge as I only catch bits and bobs when I'm watching football or on the PlayStation, but Christ it looks absolutely dreadful. Basically rubbish acting and random terrible music covers.
 

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This wife has been watching that Netflix version of Sabrina the teenage witch... Now it might be unfair for me to judge as I only catch bits and bobs when I'm watching football or on the PlayStation, but Christ it looks absolutely dreadful. Basically rubbish acting and random terrible music covers.
Worse part is that there’s no Salem!
 

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This wife has been watching that Netflix version of Sabrina the teenage witch... Now it might be unfair for me to judge as I only catch bits and bobs when I'm watching football or on the PlayStation, but Christ it looks absolutely dreadful. Basically rubbish acting and random terrible music covers.
Yup wife watches too and keeps going on that it’s so good and I should have stayed with it after watching the first episode. Likewise, whenever I walk in on her watching it looks terrible.
 

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Just finished episode 4 of the Expanse. I am sold! Hoping the characters will be more fleshed out to as their is real potential there. Amos peaks my interest.
 

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Yup wife watches too and keeps going on that it’s so good and I should have stayed with it after watching the first episode. Likewise, whenever I walk in on her watching it looks terrible.
This sounds like something women would prefer more so than men.
 

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Definitely give Viking’s a secon chance, it gets better as it goes along.

Black Sails is on Amazon Prime.
Think I'm gonna give black sails a go actually, seen it's only 4 seasons. My kinda thing if it's done right, hopefully it is. Just wish something would dethrone GOT and be as epic and popular as it was.
 

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Any trailers about? Official ones obv, seen loads of fan made pop up when I searched.

Never been a big LOTR fan tbh, but I could give it a go depending how it looks.
Nothing yet. I don't think it'll be out til the end of the year, so I doubt we'll see anything for a few months.