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Re: The Netflix (and other) Shows Thread
Thu Jan 07, 2021 10:52 pm
  • Zebulon Dak wrote:Anybody check out Moonbase 8? I watched the first episode, it was pretty funny. Had it's moments. Haven't picked up where I left off yet though. Curious what people who've seen more think. The cameo in the first episode was awesome.



    I watched this and I was disappointed. Needed to be more absurd or smarter. Feels a little lazy through 3 episodes.
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Re: The Netflix (and other) Shows Thread
Thu Jan 07, 2021 11:53 pm
  • SonicHawk wrote:
    Zebulon Dak wrote:Anybody check out Moonbase 8? I watched the first episode, it was pretty funny. Had it's moments. Haven't picked up where I left off yet though. Curious what people who've seen more think. The cameo in the first episode was awesome.



    I watched this and I was disappointed. Needed to be more absurd or smarter. Feels a little lazy through 3 episodes.


    That sounds about right, based on that first ep.
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Re: The Netflix (and other) Shows Thread
Fri Jan 08, 2021 2:03 pm
  • So disappointing with that brilliant of a cast.

    I have some theories on how it ends up, and I think I might read ahead. If that's the case, I might watch it.

    -- update -- read about the finale and... not what I was hoping. Boring.

    I was hoping that Cap was just kind of fantasizing about this entire thing. I mean, they killed actual Travis Kelce and his partners (and himself) are completely inept and unqualified. He had an interaction in the third episode with an outside character that gave me some hope that this is what it was.

    Won't spoil the actual ending
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Re: The Netflix (and other) Shows Thread
Fri Jan 08, 2021 4:27 pm
  • SeatownJay wrote:Watched season 3 of Cobra Kai and it continues to be a fun nostalgia trip.

    Season 3 isn't over yet ..There is a second part coming
    It is a fun trip..Very good mix of old and young(new)Characters..
    Anyone who liked the Movies will love this show. :irishdrinkers:
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Re: The Netflix (and other) Shows Thread
Fri Jan 08, 2021 8:35 pm
  • IndyHawk wrote:
    SeatownJay wrote:Watched season 3 of Cobra Kai and it continues to be a fun nostalgia trip.

    Season 3 isn't over yet ..There is a second part coming


    I'm pretty sure that's not true. It was 10 episodes just like the previous seasons. Unless there's more info that I'm not privy to?
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Re: The Netflix (and other) Shows Thread
Fri Jan 08, 2021 9:00 pm
  • https://www.thrillist.com/entertainment ... -cast-news

    Cobra Kai star Ralph Macchio, who plays Daniel-san, had already said that they have planned out Cobra Kai up to series six(!). With that in mind, we'd expect more thrills, spills and appearances by former cast members to look forward to for years to come.

    The script for season four has been in the works for months, and Cobra Kai writer Jon Hurwitz said they were hoping to start shooting very soon.

    "We're still figuring out some of the specifics, but the intent is for early [2021], to get back on set, with all the COVID protocols in place, and to get back to some karate ass-kicking in the valley," he said in an interview with Gamesradar.

    Hurwitz also told eager fans on Twitter that the new series will air a year after season three, so it seems we are currently looking at a January 2022 release.

    However, season three of Cobra Kai aired a week earlier than originally scheduled, so it could also be a case of "watch this space" because anything could happen.

    https://www.digitalspy.com/tv/ustv/a351 ... e-netflix/
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Re: The Netflix (and other) Shows Thread
Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:46 am
  • Attack on Titan

    Attack on Titan

    Attack on Titan

    It is a better Game of Thrones.
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Re: The Netflix (and other) Shows Thread
Thu Jan 14, 2021 12:28 pm
  • KitsapGuy wrote:https://www.thrillist.com/entertainment/nation/cobra-kai-season-4-release-date-cast-news

    Cobra Kai star Ralph Macchio, who plays Daniel-san, had already said that they have planned out Cobra Kai up to series six(!). With that in mind, we'd expect more thrills, spills and appearances by former cast members to look forward to for years to come.

    The script for season four has been in the works for months, and Cobra Kai writer Jon Hurwitz said they were hoping to start shooting very soon.

    "We're still figuring out some of the specifics, but the intent is for early [2021], to get back on set, with all the COVID protocols in place, and to get back to some karate ass-kicking in the valley," he said in an interview with Gamesradar.

    Hurwitz also told eager fans on Twitter that the new series will air a year after season three, so it seems we are currently looking at a January 2022 release.

    However, season three of Cobra Kai aired a week earlier than originally scheduled, so it could also be a case of "watch this space" because anything could happen.

    https://www.digitalspy.com/tv/ustv/a351 ... e-netflix/


    I'm really happy for all these actors, especially Macchio and Zabka.

    Both struggled with being typecast for a long long time through the 80's and 90's, and I'm sure when this show started on Youtube they were like "eh, do I really want to make this 3rd tier streaming show with the same old characters we've been trying to get away from for 30+ years?"

    To see Cobra Kai become the viral/cult hit it's become on Netflix has been awesome to see........and now that it's one of Netflix's highest rated shows? These guys are getting PAID.
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Re: The Netflix (and other) Shows Thread
Thu Jan 14, 2021 4:33 pm
  • Watched Cobra Kai on my birthday. Binged all of season 3. I loved it! Tons of Easter eggs. They have really outdone themselves.
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Re: The Netflix (and other) Shows Thread
Thu Jan 14, 2021 4:52 pm
  • Will the show bring some of the actors from the much less well regarded threequel The Karate Kid Part III into the fold? The end of Season 3, which features Kreese placing a phone call to a mysterious man on the other line, suggests that actor Thomas Ian Griffith, who played Terry Silver in the 1989 movie, will make an appearance in Season 4.

    In the interview with Entertainment Weekly, Hurwitz kept the details of Silver's likely return appropriately vague. "At the end of the season, you saw Kreese make a phone call," he explained. "You could guess who might've been on the other end of that call based off of the photo that he was looking at there. But we can't really speak to how Terry Silver would respond to that call—or whoever was on the other end of the line would respond to that call. I think you'll have to see if that character returns in season 4."


    Presumably, Season 4 will also continue to set the stage for a possible endgame for the series, but don't look for everything to get wrapped up with a tidy bow. The creators are already thinking about Season 5 and beyond—as long as Netflix continues to make the show. "We have an endgame in our heads," co-creator Josh Heald told TV Line. "We’ve had one for quite some time, and it’s not in Season 4. It’s well beyond that. In our minds, we have seasons’ worth of story that is necessary to tell before we get to that endgame."
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Re: The Netflix (and other) Shows Thread
Fri Jan 15, 2021 7:59 pm
  • Some good shows on Netflix I've watched are: Longmire, Away, and Dead to Me.
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Re: The Netflix (and other) Shows Thread
Fri Jan 15, 2021 8:41 pm
  • The Stand 2020. IMO just wonderful. A tall order to equal the 1994 original miniseries, which I also loved. YMMV, but great treatment of one of my very favourite books, by ALL authors I've read.

    AFAIK not officially available here in Oz yet, at least in any platform I have access to, so I scarfed it off the Usenet. Halfway through Episode 3, and simply loving it.

    Loved seeing the poster of the cover of King Crimson's debut album "In the Court of the Crimson King" in Harold's bedroom. The actor who plays Harold is just brilliant. A very important Stephen King character.

    No Trashcan Man, though - that was a bit of a surprise. Anyway, I'm usually a bit of a stickler for "keep it faithful" when making movies or series based on books, but this production seems to differ in very creative ways, and I've yet to find anything jarring in the changes.

    Love to hear anyone's thoughts - positive or negative!

    There's some bloody awful SK adaptations onto screen which can be debated until the sun goes nova. "Under the Dome" I found bloody awful, and gave up after a few episodes. But now, "Mr Mercedes", "The Outsider" and now The Stand, at least for me, have been simply superb.

    Back to the cricket... and I'll be barracking for Buffalo and Cleveland for certain, and sort-of for NO and GB.
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Re: The Netflix (and other) Shows Thread
Fri Jan 15, 2021 10:57 pm
  • The Stand seems to get better the further along the season progresses. The first couple of episodes jump throughout the timeline so much it was hard to get any bearings and learn which actors played which characters. I don't think it worked out as well as they had planned. I really like the casting, but maybe just sticking to the original timeline would have been better off for the series.
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Re: The Netflix (and other) Shows Thread
Sat Jan 16, 2021 7:40 am
  • Yep I like it too but agree with the timeline issue. Harold Lauder actor is great. He really fits that role well. I think trashcan man is yet to be introduced. I thought it could be better but could of been a helluva lot worse. I'll watch until the end for sure.
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Re: The Netflix (and other) Shows Thread
Sat Jan 16, 2021 11:59 am
  • BamKam wrote:Attack on Titan

    Attack on Titan

    Attack on Titan

    It is a better Game of Thrones.

    Uh, it looks like anime; why would you compare it to GoT? Yes, I read the synopsis, but.........
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Re: The Netflix (and other) Shows Thread
Sat Jan 16, 2021 2:46 pm
  • Zebulon Dak wrote:
    IndyHawk wrote:
    SeatownJay wrote:Watched season 3 of Cobra Kai and it continues to be a fun nostalgia trip.

    Season 3 isn't over yet ..There is a second part coming


    I'm pretty sure that's not true. It was 10 episodes just like the previous seasons. Unless there's more info that I'm not privy to?

    I read it somewhere but I guess that wasn't correct..I wish it was(sorry)
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Re: The Netflix (and other) Shows Thread
Sat Jan 16, 2021 3:03 pm
  • RolandDeschain wrote:
    BamKam wrote:Attack on Titan

    Attack on Titan

    Attack on Titan

    It is a better Game of Thrones.

    Uh, it looks like anime; why would you compare it to GoT? Yes, I read the synopsis, but.........


    The Twists and turns, mystery, and character development all similar to GoT writing. People call it the anime Game of Thrones for a reason. It is the only anime I would recommend to people who don’t watch as it is not anything like the stereotypical anime show people have in their head. Watch 8 episodes are so and if you don’t like it at that point then I would say stop. I have gotten like 8 non anime fans to watch it and every one of them has it in their top shows now. It really is one of best written stories ever.
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Re: The Netflix (and other) Shows Thread
Sun Jan 17, 2021 9:25 am
  • Aussie Seahawk wrote:There's some bloody awful SK adaptations onto screen which can be debated until the sun goes nova. "Under the Dome" I found bloody awful, and gave up after a few episodes. But now, "Mr Mercedes", "The Outsider" and now The Stand, at least for me, have been simply superb.

    Speaking of King adaptations, I just finished season one of Castle Rock on Hulu and found it pretty good.
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Re: The Netflix (and other) Shows Thread
Mon Jan 18, 2021 12:24 am
  • SeatownJay wrote:
    Aussie Seahawk wrote:There's some bloody awful SK adaptations onto screen which can be debated until the sun goes nova. "Under the Dome" I found bloody awful, and gave up after a few episodes. But now, "Mr Mercedes", "The Outsider" and now The Stand, at least for me, have been simply superb.

    Speaking of King adaptations, I just finished season one of Castle Rock on Hulu and found it pretty good.


    Season 1 was good. Season 2 was awful and got the show cancelled.

    However, if you haven't already, 11/22/63 on Hulu with James Franco was a good SK adaptation imo
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Re: The Netflix (and other) Shows Thread
Mon Jan 18, 2021 12:26 am
  • Anybody watch Wandavision yet on Disney+?

    I thought it was alright but pretty slow. Kind of like how the Seahawks usually start their games.

    Only the first 2 episodes are available as of today
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Re: The Netflix (and other) Shows Thread
Mon Jan 18, 2021 3:22 pm
  • Jerhawk - I loved the adaptation of SK's 11/22/63; have watched it twice. And read the book three times. thoroughly recommended.
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Re: The Netflix (and other) Shows Thread
Tue Jan 19, 2021 6:03 am
  • SeatownJay wrote:Speaking of King adaptations, I just finished season one of Castle Rock on Hulu and found it pretty good.


    Still on my "to watch" list. I posted about struggling with the first episode of S1 here, and got some advice to try again. Just haven't got around to it yet. I'd like it to be good, because I love so many stories set in Castle Rock, it has almost become "real" - as Derry has.

    Having just read Jerhawk's post saying S2 was awful, and was cancelled, doesn't give me confidence, though. But of course, I have to watch it myself to decide! The problem is... when do you pull the plug on something you thought and hoped you'd like, when you realise you're really not sure if you do? "Terra Nova" comes to mind (gave up halfway through S1, and it was cancelled).
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Re: The Netflix (and other) Shows Thread
Tue Jan 19, 2021 7:53 am
  • Aussie Seahawk wrote:
    SeatownJay wrote:Speaking of King adaptations, I just finished season one of Castle Rock on Hulu and found it pretty good.


    Still on my "to watch" list. I posted about struggling with the first episode of S1 here, and got some advice to try again. Just haven't got around to it yet. I'd like it to be good, because I love so many stories set in Castle Rock, it has almost become "real" - as Derry has.

    Having just read Jerhawk's post saying S2 was awful, and was cancelled, doesn't give me confidence, though. But of course, I have to watch it myself to decide! The problem is... when do you pull the plug on something you thought and hoped you'd like, when you realise you're really not sure if you do. "Terra Nova" comes to mind (gave up halfway through S1, and it was cancelled).

    Castle Rock is an anthology series, so the two seasons aren't directly connected, other than both being set in Castle Rock. So you can just watch season 1 and don't have to worry about missing anything in season 2.
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Re: The Netflix (and other) Shows Thread
Tue Jan 19, 2021 2:35 pm
  • RolandDeschain wrote:
    BamKam wrote:Attack on Titan

    Attack on Titan

    Attack on Titan

    It is a better Game of Thrones.

    Uh, it looks like anime; why would you compare it to GoT? Yes, I read the synopsis, but.........


    If you want good shows like GOT to scratch that itch, here are my recommendations.

    Vikings (History Channel and now Amazon)
    Last Kingdom (BBC/Netflix)
    The Terror (AMC)
    Black Sails (Starz/Hulu)
    White Queen/White Princess/Spanish Queen (Starz)

    I've also heard that Rome and The Tudors is good, but I haven't seen those. I have seen all of the above, and highly recommend them.
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Re: The Netflix (and other) Shows Thread
Tue Jan 19, 2021 4:58 pm
  • Sgt. Largent wrote:
    RolandDeschain wrote:
    BamKam wrote:Attack on Titan

    Attack on Titan

    Attack on Titan

    It is a better Game of Thrones.

    Uh, it looks like anime; why would you compare it to GoT? Yes, I read the synopsis, but.........


    If you want good shows like GOT to scratch that itch, here are my recommendations.

    Vikings (History Channel and now Amazon)
    Last Kingdom (BBC/Netflix)
    The Terror (AMC)
    Black Sails (Starz/Hulu)
    White Queen/White Princess/Spanish Queen (Starz)

    I've also heard that Rome and The Tudors is good, but I haven't seen those. I have seen all of the above, and highly recommend them.


    Based off of that list, you may enjoy Taboo as well.
    https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3647998/

    Really enjoyed this show with Tom Hardy. Been waiting a long time for season two unfortunately.
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Re: The Netflix (and other) Shows Thread
Tue Jan 19, 2021 5:04 pm
  • Don't forget Spartacus.
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Re: The Netflix (and other) Shows Thread
Wed Jan 20, 2021 1:45 am
  • IndyHawk wrote:
    Zebulon Dak wrote:
    IndyHawk wrote:
    SeatownJay wrote:Watched season 3 of Cobra Kai and it continues to be a fun nostalgia trip.

    Season 3 isn't over yet ..There is a second part coming


    I'm pretty sure that's not true. It was 10 episodes just like the previous seasons. Unless there's more info that I'm not privy to?

    I read it somewhere but I guess that wasn't correct..I wish it was(sorry)


    I wish it was too.
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Re: The Netflix (and other) Shows Thread
Wed Jan 20, 2021 5:38 am
  • SeatownJay wrote:Castle Rock is an anthology series, so the two seasons aren't directly connected, other than both being set in Castle Rock. So you can just watch season 1 and don't have to worry about missing anything in season 2.


    Thanks for explaining this! I will try again with Castle Rock soon. Must also try again with "The Expanse" (I got stalled after about 5 episodes in the first season).
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Re: The Netflix (and other) Shows Thread
Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:50 pm
  • Sgt. Largent wrote:
    RolandDeschain wrote:
    BamKam wrote:Attack on Titan

    Attack on Titan

    Attack on Titan

    It is a better Game of Thrones.

    Uh, it looks like anime; why would you compare it to GoT? Yes, I read the synopsis, but.........


    If you want good shows like GOT to scratch that itch, here are my recommendations.

    Vikings (History Channel and now Amazon)


    Just finished Vikings.... I thought they did well in wrapping it up. Last scene was beautiful.
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Re: The Netflix (and other) Shows Thread
Thu Jan 21, 2021 10:41 am
  • MrThortan wrote:
    Sgt. Largent wrote:
    RolandDeschain wrote:
    BamKam wrote:Attack on Titan

    Attack on Titan

    Attack on Titan

    It is a better Game of Thrones.

    Uh, it looks like anime; why would you compare it to GoT? Yes, I read the synopsis, but.........


    If you want good shows like GOT to scratch that itch, here are my recommendations.

    Vikings (History Channel and now Amazon)
    Last Kingdom (BBC/Netflix)
    The Terror (AMC)
    Black Sails (Starz/Hulu)
    White Queen/White Princess/Spanish Queen (Starz)

    I've also heard that Rome and The Tudors is good, but I haven't seen those. I have seen all of the above, and highly recommend them.


    Based off of that list, you may enjoy Taboo as well.
    https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3647998/

    Really enjoyed this show with Tom Hardy. Been waiting a long time for season two unfortunately.


    I didn't like Taboo as much as I wanted to, a little too nuanced, dreary and slow for my taste. But Hardy's always good, and the production is top notch.

    Just found it a little weird and dreary.
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