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  • Stranded87 20 Mar 2017 13:24:35 1,555 posts
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    I don't hate the fights in Iron Fist actually. I don't love them but at least it doesn't do the jumping-and-cutting-so-you-can't-tell-what-the-hell's-going-on thing that a lot of shows and films do, I guess to make the fights seem more 'dynamic' or something.

    Edited by Stranded87 at 13:25:17 20-03-2017
  • Decks Best Forumite, 2016 20 Mar 2017 13:36:36 7,777 posts
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    I've just watched a few of the fight scenes on and they're pretty awful. For a character who's entire point is how good he is at martial arts it's an interesting decision to cast someone who is literally unable to throw even the simplest of kicks.
  • richarddavies 20 Mar 2017 14:21:41 5,787 posts
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    they should have got Matt Berry to play iron fist. he would have nailed it.

    http://theredlist.com/media/database/films/tv-series/sitcom-and-soap/2000/the-it-crowd/012-the-it-crowd-theredlist.jpg
  • mrpon 20 Mar 2017 17:05:22 33,008 posts
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  • Rivuzu 20 Mar 2017 17:15:25 15,691 posts
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    Yeah but guys.

    Samurai Gourmet.

    Fuck that Iron Fist bullshit, go and watch a retired 60 year old Japanese guy go and eat meals in restaurants. The show is legitimate happiness crack.
  • Fab4 20 Mar 2017 17:45:13 7,976 posts
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    It's been 30 years since I last did any martial arts and I don't particularly follow the movie genre, so the fight scenes aren't as jarring for me. So I still find it as good as Luke Cage.
  • richarddavies 20 Mar 2017 18:17:06 5,787 posts
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    Fab4 wrote: So I still find it as good as Luke Cage.
    is it that bad? :-(
  • Fab4 20 Mar 2017 18:28:53 7,976 posts
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    I didnt think Luke Cage was that bad. I actually found Jessica Jones more of a drudge...especially in the middle of it.
  • the_dudefather 20 Mar 2017 21:53:27 10,244 posts
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    Rivuzu wrote:
    Samurai Gourmet

    It's so fucking adorable and easy watching. Love it.
    Watched the first episode of this and it's delightful

    Thanks for bringing it up!
  • StarchildHypocrethes 20 Mar 2017 22:21:39 30,092 posts
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    As dry as it may seem, I'm sat here churning through The Inexplicable Universe with Neil deGrasse Tyson. Man, I want to get so high right now...
  • StarchildHypocrethes 21 Mar 2017 00:26:09 30,092 posts
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    Having just watched the first episode, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey is a massive glitzy bowl of my kinda jazz too.
  • President_Weasel 21 Mar 2017 19:46:49 12,338 posts
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    Big Game is on UK Netflix. I enjoyed the heck out of it, it's a bigger budget production from the guys who made Rare Exports (the Finnish Santa horror movie). The somewhat older now kid from that film is in it, and he's great.

    Samuel Jackson plays the cowardly president of the USA being hunted in Finland because of reasons.

    Watch it, it's good.
  • magicpanda 22 Mar 2017 11:29:48 14,590 posts
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    The new Dave Chappelle specials are really good.
  • wobbly_Bob 22 Mar 2017 19:48:31 3,684 posts
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    Kill the Irishman is on Netflix. I really enjoyed it a lot and seem it 3 times which is rare for me. Its based on a true story of Mobster Danny Greene (Ray Stevenson) ignites a turf war in 1970s Cleveland that leads to the collapse of the Mafia in several major U.S. cities.
  • Graxlar_v2 22 Mar 2017 20:03:15 6,054 posts
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    6 episodes in to iron fist and fuck this is poor. And the reason it is so bad all falls on the shoulders of The guy who plays Danny Rand. It's really sad and I feel for the actor but he just isn't pulling it off at all.
  • cameron1 22 Mar 2017 21:53:15 1 posts
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  • President_Weasel 22 Mar 2017 23:45:38 12,338 posts
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    the_dudefather wrote:
    Rivuzu wrote:
    Samurai Gourmet

    It's so fucking adorable and easy watching. Love it.
    Watched the first episode of this and it's delightful

    Thanks for bringing it up!
    Yes. Yes. This is pleasant, enjoyable, unthreatening television. Good recommendation, thank you.
  • Fab4 24 Mar 2017 21:14:43 7,976 posts
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    GarlVinland wrote:
    What's this Mystery Science Theatre that just popped up? I feel like I've heard of it somewhere...
    Watched the first 'episode' of this, 'Manos: The Hands of Fate', and it's fucking hilarious :D
  • Frogofdoom 24 Mar 2017 21:54:42 4,561 posts
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    @Rivuzu its even better if you think of him as a mentally ill dude with an imaginary friend who goes on the piss every day.
  • simpleexplodingmaybe 25 Mar 2017 01:42:00 2,806 posts
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    President_Weasel wrote:
    the_dudefather wrote:
    Rivuzu wrote:
    Samurai Gourmet

    It's so fucking adorable and easy watching. Love it.
    Watched the first episode of this and it's delightful

    Thanks for bringing it up!
    Yes. Yes. This is pleasant, enjoyable, unthreatening television. Good recommendation, thank you.
    I was into it as a premise but his reaction to beer completely sold me on it

    This show is wonderful
  • SpaceMonkey77 25 Mar 2017 10:11:07 579 posts
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    Been watching some Iron Fist. Its good but will hopefully warm up later on. Season 2 can fix any issues it might have.
  • Kronos 25 Mar 2017 12:05:06 665 posts
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    Fab4 wrote:
    GarlVinland wrote:
    What's this Mystery Science Theatre that just popped up? I feel like I've heard of it somewhere...
    Watched the first 'episode' of this, 'Manos: The Hands of Fate', and it's fucking hilarious :D
    Pumaman or pooma-man is also a good one. You will never get the theme music out of your head though.

    Edited by Kronos at 12:05:46 25-03-2017
  • Rivuzu 27 Mar 2017 08:45:06 15,691 posts
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    So i finished Iron Fist this morning.

    I mean it's ok. I don't think all of the hate is justifiable, but it's not super duper.

    But then Jessica Jones wasn't either. Not the last few episodes of Luke Cage. Or all of season two of Daredevil.

    These shows just have horrible pacing more than anything.
  • Mr_Sleep 27 Mar 2017 08:55:56 20,962 posts
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    Blitzed through Travelers recently and I really enjoyed it. The central conceit takes a bit of time to not seem ridiculous and it does a good job of justifying itself. Good cast of characters and the different relationship strands all have merit. Very excited for another episode.

    Unrelated to that, has anyone watched the second series of Bloodline? I enjoyed most of the first series but cant seem to dredge up enthusiasm for the second as it seems like it doesn't have anywhere to go.
  • askew 27 Mar 2017 08:57:03 15,273 posts
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    Hannibal S1 is on Netflix. Glossy, gory, great.
  • askew 27 Mar 2017 08:57:57 15,273 posts
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    Mr_Sleep wrote:
    Unrelated to that, has anyone watched the second series of Bloodline? I enjoyed most of the first series but cant seem to dredge up enthusiasm for the second as it seems like it doesn't have anywhere to go.
    Nope :( Started episode 1, but got sidetracked. Reviews seemed lukewarm in comparison too, so there was other stuff I wanted to finish first.
  • Mr_Sleep 27 Mar 2017 09:02:37 20,962 posts
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    It seems to me like it will just end up with a crime and punishment plotline and I hate that book.
  • Frogofdoom 27 Mar 2017 11:44:17 4,561 posts
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    @askew the last season before it was cancelled tailed off really badly though. I used to love watching it but gave up on that one.
  • askew 27 Mar 2017 13:47:40 15,273 posts
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    @Frogofdoom Hmm, the truncated S3 with the Red Dragon storyline, or S2 and Mason Verger? With the former I suppose they really had to rush to tie things up.
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