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Legion
Fri Feb 10, 2017 5:09 am
  • Did anyone see that first episode.

    Wow, it was really dark and cool.
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Re: Legion
Fri Feb 10, 2017 6:50 am
  • I watched last night. It was almost like Stanley Kubrick and David Lynch had a baby and that baby grew up to make TV shows. Pretty weird but a cool feel and pace to it. I am looking forward to see how the show progresses.
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Re: Legion
Fri Feb 10, 2017 8:27 am
  • drcool wrote:I watched last night. It was almost like Stanley Kubrick and David Lynch had a baby and that baby grew up to make TV shows. Pretty weird but a cool feel and pace to it. I am looking forward to see how the show progresses.


    Ha, I said to my wife this looks like the illegitimate love child of Kubrick and Wes Anderson, so close!

    I love what Noah Hawley did with Fargo, so I was already all in on Legion, and I wasn't disappointed. A dizzying acid trip of wtf..........so I'm not sure what I watched, but I liked it.
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Re: Legion
Fri Feb 10, 2017 10:18 am
  • Sgt. Largent wrote:Kubrick and Wes Anderson


    That is a pretty good pairing as well. Definitely had a Clockwork Orange/Cuckoo's Nest vibe in parts of it.
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Re: Legion
Fri Feb 10, 2017 10:45 am
  • drcool wrote:
    Sgt. Largent wrote:Kubrick and Wes Anderson


    That is a pretty good pairing as well. Definitely had a Clockwork Orange/Cuckoo's Nest vibe in parts of it.


    The Wes Anderson comparison is how stylized the clothing and set design is, the quirky characters/expressions and dance number.

    Btw, if you want to get really deep into Legion and Hawley, he's the king of easter eggs in his shows.

    Syd Barrett? Reference to one of the original members of Pink Floyd who went crazy and was kicked out of the band.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syd_Barre ... Pink_Floyd
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Re: Legion
Tue Feb 14, 2017 12:24 pm
  • Terrific pilot, I hope they keep the same aesthetic style throughout.

    Didn't know too much about the comics so read briefly as to not spoil everything for myself, man they've got a ton of material to work with!
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Re: Legion
Tue Feb 14, 2017 1:19 pm
  • I have it saved, wanted to check it out.
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Re: Legion
Tue Feb 14, 2017 1:28 pm
  • Kind of reminds me of the way Mr Robot started out.
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Re: Legion
Tue Mar 14, 2017 10:29 am
  • So I bailed on Legion, too weird and out there for my ADD brain to hang with.

    I admire Hawley for this ambitious of a show, but I need more structure and sense to something I'm going to commit 10-12 hours a year to. Same reason I bailed on Mr. Robot during the 2nd season, just too bonkers for me.
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Re: Legion
Thu Mar 30, 2017 12:04 pm
  • Largent80 wrote:Did anyone see that first episode.

    Wow, it was really dark and cool.



    I bet this show reminds you of some really out there acid trips in the 60's, it's really different and I watch to try and see where it goes next.
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Re: Legion
Thu Mar 30, 2017 1:59 pm
  • I like it, but yeah, I used to take acid and go to Disneyland, so there it is.
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Re: Legion
Thu Apr 06, 2017 9:43 am
  • That show was absolutely fantastic. Seems there were some indulgent visual parts in that show but we are dealing with an antagonist....


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    That lives inside the protagonists head, in a very literal sense.

    I appreciated the attempts by Hawley and it definitely caught me. I'll stick with it for the second season.
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