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11 Apr 2019 10:37:45
Anyone out there looking forward to Games of Thrones on Sunday??

{Ed001's Note - my parents are.}

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14 Apr 2019 15:52:37
I watched the first few episodes of the first season, Geoffry or whatever his name is annoyed me so much that I stopped watching.
When Season 8 finishes, I might watch it all.

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15 Apr 2019 10:28:57
He is a little sh** but that's what makes it so good. Well worth watching mate.

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09 Feb 2019 23:16:36
The Sopranos

I know I've gone on about this before, but I just got done watching the whole series again and ffs it's so damn good.

The character arcs, the storylines, the acting, the fact that some storylines never get finished leaving it to your imagination(Pine Barrens episode springs to mind), all amazing. But for me the best thing about the show, is that it's dressed up as a Mafioso type show, but it's so much more than that.

RIP James Gandolfini and Frank Vincent.

{Ed025's Note - great show that hsf..

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09 Feb 2019 23:56:15
It is Ed, it's a shame I could never convince Ed001 that it's a good show =[
The Wire too. Makes me sad for modern TV shows, they just don't even come close.

{Ed025's Note - gandolfini was excellent hsf but i think my favourite character was pauly, it was the most believable of all the mafioso series for me mate..

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10 Feb 2019 09:23:23
Pressed send too early lol. I think my favourite character was Corrado "Junior" Soprano. He had the best lines in the show in all honesty, and I think his acting especially in the later episodes, where he's been diagnosed with Dementia/Alzheimer's is just out of this world.
I think I'd have to throw Johnny Sacremoni in there as an honourable mention, he did a really good job(they all did really. ).

{Ed025's Note - it was a great series mate..

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10 Feb 2019 09:15:45
Yes, Paulie Gaultieri was awesome, funny and terrifying at the same time lol.

The scene with the football coach, where he's trying to give him the 50 inch TV.
"Let me tell you something, Guido..."
"My name is Clarence"

Hilarious!

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28 Feb 2019 17:47:25
Id put the wire at no 1 and the sopranos at 2. The ending cost it points. But great tv show, some fantastic characters, great scenes, great lines, amazing cast. Paulie was great but even characters like Silvio an ralphie all were scene stealers.

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01 Mar 2019 13:31:48
I thought the same for a long time too Mort, that the ending could have been better. But that last scene in the diner, you see everything from Tony's perspective.

Door opens and bell rings.
You see Tony look up.
You then see who comes through the door.
This happens several times, then after the guy in the members only jacket has gone into the toilets, you hear the bell ring, Tony looks up - cut to black(Tony shot dead).
There is also a line from Bobby in an episode when they are sitting on the little fishing boat, where he says "you probably don't even know it happens, right?" Or something similar, there is also the scene when Silvio is at a dinner with someone from New York who gets whacked - the sound cuts out and Silvio has no idea what's happening until the 2nd gunshot is fired and blood is splattered on his face.

youtu.be/Cd9OsHsLJ28?t=172
This video explains it - starting from 2:52 on the video.

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01 Mar 2019 17:16:25
Oh Mort, you may also be pleased to know that they're doing a prequel to The Sopranos, it's called The Many Saints of Newark and it's about New Jersey in the late 60s. James Gandolfini's son is going to be in it, as a young Tony, which is pretty cool!

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02 Feb 2019 12:57:55
Hi seeking advice.

Bit of a technophobe here. I have an older hdtv (Not smart tv) and am fed up with extortionate prices I paid sky and now Virgin.
I keep seeing stuff around android boxes, firesticks and streaming services and accessing all PL football.
If I get an Android box, is that all I need to plug in and access tv and sports channels or do I need to download apps or do something else?
Is there an idiots guide to this sort of thing? Oh and can you record streamed tv? Is this possible via an Android box or will I have to purchase something to record tv?
Thanks in advance for any advice.

{Ed007's Note - If it's just football you want to watch there's websites for that and you can access them from any device with internet connection.
For ease of use I'd recommend you get a Firestick over an android box and yes you need to install apps but it's very easy to do and there's plenty of sites (and guys on the Celtic site) that'll help you out with that and get you sorted. You can also go down the road of paid IPTV (Internet Protocol television) which is a paid subscription (usually about £10 a month) to access an app that will have ALL your SKY & Virgin channels incl. movies & sports, PPVs etc etc
Sadly you can't record anything using a Firestick or an android box but you can buy a Freeview box that'll let you record for about £50-70 (you get cheaper and dearer but that's about the price we paid for my mum's and it works great).
Any further questions give me a shout Bobby 👍

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03 Feb 2019 16:08:26
That's great Ed, appreciate. So, in short, to get all tv channels I need a firestick and then subscribe to an iptv service?
Thanks

{Ed007's Note - yeah that would probably be the best bet.}

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20 Feb 2019 22:54:03
Is the iptv legal or are there risks. Just seems like a crazy deal

{Ed007's Note - It's not exactly legal but I've never heard of anyone getting into trouble apart from guys that run football streaming sites.}

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31 Mar 2019 22:11:35
Yeah they don't actually care about the people who watch the streams, it's the seeders they go after. Much like with the old Torrent programs.

A guy I used to be friends with got arrested for being a seeder while using uTorrent. He didn't actively look to seed, it's just he used to download while asleep and leave it running, so he'd be downloading for about 3 hours and seeding for much longer. Plus he was stupid and didn't cap his upload speed.

The way to look at it is like drug dealers, the authorities really don't give a damn about the users, only the suppliers.

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19 Jan 2019 18:08:31
The TV show I would recommend from what I have seen so far is Future Man. So far, 4 or 5 episodes in, it has been really good. Funny but not for kids. It is definitely not for kids!

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31 Dec 2018 16:38:12
Travelers:

I really enjoyed this so far and I've still got 1 more season to go.
In a nutshell, it's basically people from the very far future transferring their conciousness into people who were about to die in the 21st century, in order to prevent a series of disasters in their own timeline.
They operate in secret, but have to continue living the lives of the people they took hold of. It can get quite messy in places, but it works.

The acting is decent, the story is well written and it's not been over cooked with CGI.
I very much recommend this show.
www.imdb.com/title/tt5651844/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

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22 Dec 2018 16:36:07
Anyone seen the SyFy show Helix?

It's a show about a Laboratory in the Arctic,which conducts research into pretty much anything that's deadly.
They have a "minor" issue where 3 scientists get infected with some kind of disease and the CDC(Centre for Disease Control) are called in.

I haven't watched all of it yet, I'm only on the 5th episode of the first season, but one thing I will say, is so far this could quite easily have been a 28 Days Later prequel show. There are a lot of similarities with the infected and how they act.

That being said, it's not bad. The acting and script could be better, the concept of "zombies/infected" is running a little thin, but it's nice to see it happen from the very beginning for once, rather than half way through.

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31 Dec 2018 18:38:47
Well this show became a complete cluster of randomness and chaos. Season 1 was good considering some of the acting was really bad(yeah I'm looking at you Hiroyuki Sanada aka the Japanese Keanu Reeves), it had it's good parts and some really cool twists, but Season 2 was bad imo.

They tried to do two stories at once, one being present day and one being 30 years into the future, and it just became a giant mess. Some of the plot twists in season 2 were completely wasted, because it was so badly executed.

They also did this really awkward and strange episode, where Hiroyuki Sanada went insane... It carried so many racial stereotypes on Japanese people, that it was totally cringe.

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02 Dec 2018 07:43:20
Finished watching Cobra Kai - just 10 episodes so far on YouTube Red - and really enjoyed it. Like I said earlier, it might be purely the nostalgia thing, so probably not for everyone, but I liked the way they paid homage to the original film without just repeating everything from it.

They included bits and gave you moments which were direct bits from the original, such as wax on, wax off, but they also twisted bits, so you thought one thing was about to happen and instead it was used as a chance for humour. Unfortunately that humour only makes sense if you know the original film.

I really enjoyed this series though. Good to see they managed to get the original actors in as well, which really helped. Plus Johnny was excellent, and the way they gave his perspective on the original film really made you revisit how you remembered it. Oh and the ending. well I won't give it away but it made me want to see what happens next!

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01 Dec 2018 19:05:21
So there is a Star Wars TV show coming.
It's called "The Mandalorian".

It will star Pedro Pascal (Narcos) as an outlaw, who hails from the same warrior tribe as Jango and Boba Fett.

It's going to be Written by Jon Favreau
www.imdb.com/title/tt8111088/?ref_=nm_flmg_prd_2

{Ed001's Note - now that sounds good! Ed007 will be wetting his pants with excitement.}

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01 Dec 2018 19:18:27
It's actually one that I think I might watch. I'm not a fan of Star Wars in a movie sense, I just see too many similarities in the movies with religion in general. But I do enjoy reading about the battles in the Star Wars universe, finding out the origins of the Mandalorians would be pretty cool, as it won't involve all the "hokey pokey religious stuff"(As Han says).

{Ed001's Note - I grew up with Star Wars, so love it. I was always very interested in the Samurai and martial arts in general, which Lucas based it on, rather than religion as such.}

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02 Dec 2018 06:09:17
Yeah see I grew up in the prequel movies era and actually prefer them to the first trilogy. According to some "super fans" who went to see the movies all dressed up, that means I am not entitled to an opinion =[ lol.

{Ed001's Note - you prefer the prequels? It makes me fear for you as they are dreadful films.}

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02 Dec 2018 07:34:16
Would it help if I said that I didn't even like the prequels? That's how much I didn't enjoy the first trilogy lol.
Given that I disliked them both, the way I say I "prefer" them is based on the little things. For example Yoda seems like a wise ancient Jedi master, and clearly one of the most powerful among the Jedi in the prequels, but all I think of from the first trilogy is the child like goblin from the swamps and I literally can not get that out of my head. Lol.

If it helps, I really hated that Jar Jar Binks guy, but I did thoroughly enjoy the "Darth Jar Jar" theory, that was great!

{Ed001's Note - no it doesn't help. I can't get my head around you not liking the originals!}

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30 Nov 2018 04:20:23
Just read that there won't be another season of Daredevil Ed, real shame but going out on a high i suppouse.

{Ed001's Note - they said that after the first 2 though mate. Fingers crossed they change their mind again because it has still got loads of potential to take it further.}

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30 Nov 2018 09:51:44
Good point mate, the ending when Agent Poindexter is on the slab really leaves it wide open. fingers crossed !!

Totally off point here but Ant Middleton climbing Everest is well worth a watch Ed, I would highly recommend. It really is a crazy thing to do and quite honestly risking your life.

{Ed001's Note - I have no interest in things like that, I live in a building with a bunch of Nepalese, they have plenty of interesting stories about Everest. They also get very wound up if you mention it being Hillary who climbed it first....}

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30 Nov 2018 10:39:09
No way, I bet they do, I didn't realise it was so hardcore to get to the summit. The sherpers that do it with no oxygen on a monthly basis are amazing. Like i said absolutely crazy !!

{Ed001's Note - it is an odd country Nepal, they were telling me that every village has a completely different dialect so even trading between each other is really difficult.}

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30 Nov 2018 13:09:22
Gurkha's are from Nepal, right? I remember my Grandparents always speaking so highly of them.

{Ed001's Note - yes mate.}

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30 Nov 2018 17:44:09
I thought so, my Grandparesnts used to do Boot sales when they were alive and as a kid I'd go with them. I remember any time a Gurkha asked how much something was, they would just give it to them, they had so much respect for them and I can see why.

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01 Dec 2018 19:07:34
Back on topic.

www.digitalspy.com/tv/daredevil/news/a871753/marvel-daredevil-netflix-cancellation/

So it's not over yet, just cancelled from Netflix by the looks of it.

{Ed001's Note - wonder why they cancelled it? The ratings can't be that bad surely?}

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01 Dec 2018 19:15:41
No idea Ed, I just came across the article while reading up on The Mandalorian xD

{Ed001's Note - there seems to be a spate of shows being cancelled and then revived due to a public outcry of late, I wonder if Netflix were hoping to get a bit of publicity for it by cancelling it and then having fans moan?}

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20 Jan 2019 00:56:42
Marvel Studios have been bought out and been taken over by Disney. Since then Disney have launched their own streaming service. All future Marvel and Lucasfilm tv projects will be exclusive to Disney's platform as will most of the films after they've been shown in the cinema.

{Ed001's Note - depends on the country you are in.}

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19 Nov 2018 16:42:36
Daredevil was excellent northernb - got better as it went along. Tell you what else is worth a watch if you are of the right age - Cobra Kai. Probably not for anyone who is not old enough to have grown up with the original Karate Kid, but those that have will get a huge dose of nostalgia. Odd to see the original stars reprise roles that played so long ago, but it is hard not to enjoy seeing them again

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20 Nov 2018 08:52:52
Hi mate, is that the one where Daniel son and his enemey are grown men, Think I've seen a trailer for it, It did look decent. i'm on with the Gifted again now.

{Ed001's Note - yes mate, though it is Daniel-san, San is a Japanese add-on a bit like saying mate, though more polite. I can't think of a true English equivalent. It is good for nostalgia, not sure if it would be good to someone who had never seen the original movies though.}

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20 Nov 2018 12:35:32
Lol. Everyday is a school day with you mate.the mrs is a fan of celeb get me out of here so i will be behind on tv over the next few weeks. 🤪

{Ed001's Note - sorry mate, the pedant in me comes out at times! Oh I am so sorry for you having to suffer through that.}

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22 Nov 2018 21:44:55
Almost Ed, "San" is a sign of respect/friendship. There are others such as Kun, Chan and Sama.
Kun is spoken only to people who are younger than you.
Chan is spoken to your Kin.
Sama is used for people in a higher position of authority than you. Such as a mentor, a judge etc.

There is also one other which isn't a suffix but a prefix, this is "son", which originally came from the Chinese story of Sun Wukong The Monkey King, but was adapted into the Dragon Ball TV show.

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16 Nov 2018 13:38:10
From what I have seen so far, I would have to recommend Titans, not what I expected from DC Comics TV shows - it is more Dark Knight trilogy than the usual lightweight kiddy friendly Saturday afternoon fare of Arrow/ Flash etc. This is certainly not for kids! It is brutal in parts but very watchable.

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16 Nov 2018 16:44:01
I really like Arrow, I did like Flash but its gone off the boil in my opinion. I will check out Titans, what channel is it on mate ?

{Ed001's Note - I don't know what channel it is on mate. I watch it online.}

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15 Nov 2018 11:04:51
3 series to watch;
Good Behavior, McMafia and Killing Eve.

{Ed001's Note - I have seen that Killing Eve, odd but worth a watch. Not seen either of the others, what are they about?}

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15 Nov 2018 11:54:18
Good Behavior is about a lady, Letty ( thief, con artist and drug user who lost custody of her son while in prison) and a man, Javier (a contract killer). While she was stealing in an hotel, she overhead the guy planning a murder & tried to stop him. They eventually start an affair. She's trying to help him stop killing & he's trying to help her to stop using drugs and get her son back. They eventually realise how deeply flawed they are and try to make the best of situations.
The reason I like Good Behavior is that the "couple" remind me of the ones in Mario Puzo's "Omerta" (a mafia guy & an escort). I'm not exactly a romantic, but I like the idea of couples who are fundamentally flawed, but are still right for each other. I don't like where everything is perfect.

McMafia is about a Russian family living in London. The patriarch had to leave Russia years ago & lost most of his business. Apparently, to be part of the Oligarch/Russian Mafia, you'd to be strong & scheming. He was neither & someone else took his business. Years later, his son is dragged into the affair when his uncle was killed in his presence.

Hope I didn't ramble.

{Ed001's Note - Good Behaviour sounds very unappealing from your description. Too soap-opera like for my tastes by the sound of it.

Ah yes I have heard of McMafia, didn't appeal to me either when I read the description.

However, if you recommend both, next time I run out of things to watch I will give them a try. Something that doesn't sound that good can often turn out to be brilliant. I mean when Inbetweeners was described to me I thought it sounded cack.}

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15 Nov 2018 13:12:50
I won't try to overtly convince you. Lol. It isn't exactly soap-opera like but I'm the worst at describing movies or even books.
From descriptions I thought I was going to like "Only fools & horses" from the first episode & I'm in the 2nd season but still yet to get into it. Wasn't like that with Inbetweeners which I also thought I wouldn't like based on descriptions.

{Ed001's Note - Only Fools is probably very dated early on now.}

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07 Nov 2018 08:53:29
I have finished season three of Daredevil and i thought it was really good, I hope they do another one for sure. No spoilers but the ending does leave it ooen for a fourth season.

Well wortha a watch guys.

{Ed001's Note - I am partway through it and it has been excellent, as were the first two seasons.}

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16 Nov 2018 10:21:46
you finished it yet mate ? what do you think ?

{Ed001's Note - just two episodes left to go. It has been brilliant, building up along the way and getting better and better. It has surpassed the first 2 seasons, which made it the best superhero TV show imo. Season 3 has put it on a whole new level.}

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16 Nov 2018 16:42:50
Agreed, I am hoping Punisher season 2 will be as good if not better. so good mate !!

{Ed001's Note - I forgot to watch Punisher! I will have to check that out.}

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18 Oct 2018 01:32:52
So there is a horror show on Netflix which is making waves at the minute.

The Haunting of Hill House

It's essentially a remake of the events from the 1963 movie "The Haunting", but put into a TV Series.
Apparently it's so scary that people are developing acute insomnia and vomiting through fear and anxiety whilst watching it.

I don't personally like horror movies/shows due to my vivid imagination, but I'm interested to know if this is genuinely that scary, anyone seen it?

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24 Oct 2018 14:23:10
have seen it and tbf isn't that scary! One scene probably made me job the most I ever have, but in fairness real good story and characters. Really enjoyed watching it and binged it in a weekend!

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25 Oct 2018 11:46:16
Mrs is watchin it, she says it ain't that scary, saying that nothing scares my Mrs lol

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17 Oct 2018 10:21:00
Just finished Punisher season one, really enjoyed it he is Badass for sure. Daredevil season three out in a few day its looking great. They have done a fantastic job if you ask me.

{Ed001's Note - I never knew they were making a 3rd Daredevil season, they had said it was done after 2 and there was nowhere else to take it. I am glad they have changed their mind because the first 2 seasons were excellent.}

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18 Oct 2018 00:40:31
Released on friday i believe mate, i'm on fifth episode of ironfust now, pretty good so far but no Daredevil or Punisher.

{Ed001's Note - Iron Fist was announced as cancelled yesterday mate. Just the 2 seasons. However I thought it was ok and am surprised they dumped it.

You are right on Daredevil, I checked the app I use to keep track of what I have seen and it says Friday.}

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05 Oct 2018 00:05:28
Anyone managed to get through Maniac yet? I'm 4 episodes in and haven't a clue.

{Ed001's Note - I haven't. Looked at it and it didn't grab me so started on the Gifted instead.}

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13 Oct 2018 06:12:37
Yeah I lost interest completely, when an entire episode seems to be a hallucination, going back to the 90s. It's so confusing.

I might give the one you mentioned a look, is it any good?

{Ed001's Note - it's ok, the blurb I read mentioned the X-Men, so I thought they might pop up during it, but all you get is passing references to them. It is mutants stuff, but it is more like a resistance v overlords TV show than a superheroes thing.

I am finding it difficult to give a toss though as most of the characters are a bit bland. None of them have been developed, so you just have a snot-nosed brat who is annoying and revelling in his power because you completely forget the fact he was being bullied at school, before his powers appeared as you only saw one quick moment of that. Even that was only to show how his powers manifested and to launch his family into joining the underground, rather than to develop him as a character. So, instead of understanding him, you just want to slap him.

The back stories are given such poor treatment that you can't really identify with the characters like you should be able to. They do the flashback thing to show a time before they joined the resistance movement, but it is little more than flashes and hints, not enough to really know any of the characters.

It doesn't help that they have so many different characters who just have short cameos and flit in and out. In time it could build into something, there is plenty of potential there. Right now though, it is a bit meh, not something you would turn over because it came on, but neither is it something you would go looking for imo.}

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13 Oct 2018 07:34:27
Fair point ed, you think it would be worth looking to at around season 3 or something? Assuming it gets that far of course.

{Ed001's Note - as you are a binge watcher (if I remember correctly) I would say it is probably best to leave it, yes.}

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13 Oct 2018 18:53:42
Yeah I binge watch lol, I tend not to watch new shows until they've hit season 2/3 for this very reason. I find myself wanting more if I enjoyed the show, it's a struggle to remain patient sometimes!! For example, I'm itching for The Expanse season 3 and Stranger Thing season 3!!

{Ed001's Note - I can see why, they were both really good shows.}

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15 Oct 2018 07:27:27
Where do you think they'll go with Stranger Things?

Personally, I'd like to see more of the Dustin and Steve friendship. I felt that their scenes later on the season 2 were one of the major things stopping the show from being too dark, as what happened to Will was horrible and the incredible acting from Winona Ryder, made it almost believable. So because of that, Steve and Dustin need to keep some screen time!

I'd also like to see some more history brought into play, with perhaps some flashbacks to the other previous experiments 001-007, 009 and 010. Maybe more will come out from the shadows and help 011 defeat the shadow monster?

{Ed001's Note - I am defo with you on Steve and Dustin. That has a real potential for nostalgia and comedy, as well as providing some genuine likeability for the show. It offers something to draw in those who would otherwise dismiss this because of its darkness, horror elements or fantasy stuff. Balance is important, that provides the balance to stop it being too dark.

I am not sure where else they could go apart from into the history of the project really. Anything else could seem a bit samey to any other show, where another similar experiment is always attempted by someone who was involved etc.

It just has to be careful not to become too reliant on nostalgia, the video arcades, D&D etc.}

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07 Nov 2018 11:27:56
Interesting point regards back stories. Often there not really handled well. How would you do them?

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01 Oct 2018 10:46:00
If anyone likes Marvel stuff, Daredeveil and Punisher on Netflix are excellent. well worth a watch that's for sure.

{Ed001's Note - have you tried The Gifted yet?}

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01 Oct 2018 11:47:30
Yes mate, watched the first season, it was ok be interesting to see where it goes !

{Ed001's Note - what about things like Defenders and Inhumans? Are they any good?}

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01 Oct 2018 12:18:58
Inhumans was ok as well. Again, be interesting where they go with it. not watched Defenders yet and could not really get into Jessica Jones, Ironfist etc either. If and when I try again I will let you know mate.

Another one I watched recently was Seal Team, it has David Boreanaz in it. similar to Strike-back, pretty good if you like military type stuff.

{Ed001's Note - I quite liked Iron Fist, but I love martial arts films and it was clear that it took a lot of things from old martial arts films. But that was why the director used to be part of Wu Tang Clan, so named because of their obsession with martial arts films.}

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30 Sep 2018 06:48:56
If anybody is stuck for anything to watch, I strongly advise you to give 'bodyguard' a go, it's just finished the first season (6 episodes) and you can watch it all on BBC iplayer. Absolutely fantastic in my opinion.

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30 Sep 2018 07:32:41
There was a former SAS soldier talking about this show not that long ago. He said it was a massive cliche and as far from the truth as possible, when regarding PTSD.

Not doubting it's a good show or anything, just relaying what I'd read.

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02 Oct 2018 00:32:53
Oh without a doubt hsf, it's a brilliant program but he is 100% correct there mate.

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28 Sep 2018 07:16:14
Ed001, how did you get on with The Expanse and Stranger Things?

{Ed001's Note - Really enjoyed Stranger Things, even though it is not the kind of thing I would normally watch, as it leans towards horror in a lot of respects. However I loved the nostalgia of it and the programme itself was excellent, despite having a lot of kids in the cast, which usually ruins a TV show or film. This was something worth watching, the kids were mostly really good and geeky but likeable (or maybe it is because they were geeky they were likeable?). The bromance between the one with the teeth and what became, in effect, a big brother to him in the one with the Farrah Fawcett hair (I am rubbish with names sorry!) was really well done and felt like he genuinely took him under his wing. Only seen 2 seasons here, not sure if there is a 3rd yet or not though?

The Expanse I really enjoyed but found it required a lot of attention to really keep up with what was happening, too much to watch in the background while working. So I have not managed to get through it as I am watching an episode when I take a break from editing and there is no footie on. However it is a really good show I think so far. I have seen about 7 episodes in on the second season, so not sure how much is left, but well worth a watch.}

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28 Sep 2018 18:13:07
Season 3 of Stranger things is currently being filmed I believe. And yes, the bromance between Dustin and Steve is brilliantly written. I believe when I first mentioned it on here, I said that one of my favourite scenes in the show is Dustin and Steve walking down a railway line, just talking.
Glad you enjoyed it, I'm hoping in Season 3 they finally leave Will alone lol, poor kid has been trapped in another dimension, possessed by a shadow monster and almost cooked alive to remove the possession. Oh and he gets bullied and regularly called Zombie Boy!

Yeah the Expanse has a lot going on, really impressed with some of the science in it, even some of the fictional science. I'm excited for Season 3, which should be coming to netflix soon. Season 3 has not long finished being shown on the SyFy channel, so maybe a few months?

{Ed001's Note - I don't know, we tend to get things here at the same time as they are released, I just watch them on demand as and when I get time. I get Netflix and some HBO-equivalent called Starz here with the sports packages. I get about 40 channels of sports for about a tenner a month as well. There is not really much time to keep track of what is on when, so I just go through the on demand until something catches my fancy or browse back in time on the TV guide to find something.}

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28 Sep 2018 23:18:01
I pretty much do the same, but just with netflix. Every 6 months or so, I'll go through what's new, however, I usually binge watch everything I've picked in about 5 days xD

{Ed001's Note - how do you find the time?}

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29 Sep 2018 05:23:12
A combination of Agoraphobia/Agrophobia, Insomnia, Social Anxiety Disorder, PTSD and a few other minor things. If I didn't have the first issue, I probably wouldn't even use my PC lol.

{Ed001's Note - is it not easier to list what you don't have? Blooming heck mate, it is a wonder you can even watch TV! Any one of them is enough to make life extremely difficult, I don't envy you at all having to cope with all of them. It takes a lot of guts just to keep going when life is throwing so much crap at you, so you have my respect for being able to just carry on.}

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29 Sep 2018 19:20:56
Yeah I've got a lot wrong with me, but it all stemmed from a situation which I should never have put myself in. So it's kind of my own doing, you know?
Where I live there is a lot of gang activity, being the impressionable young lad that I was at the time, I stupidly joined them and it got me stabbed. Now I'm too anxious to go to the shop(which is a 2 minute walk) by myself and haven't done so for 9 years.

Hopefully moving out of town soon, which I hope will be the start of me getting my life back on track.

{Ed001's Note - we all make mistakes mate, the key is learning from them and you clearly have.}

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30 Sep 2018 01:52:18
Yeah seeing your guys fall out will make you change your ways lol.

{Ed001's Note - at least you are out of it now and getting on with your life, and you have a lesson you will never forget.}

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22 Sep 2018 09:20:46
The Defiant ones on Netflix prime is excellent

On Amazon - Jack Ryan is easy watching and I assume you've watched Peaky Blinders, Breaking Bad, Suits and American Horror Story

Defiant Ones is an interesting watch and the story of Dre and Jimmy Lovine is captivating and amazing.

{Ed001's Note - I will have a look for that cheers.}

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04 Oct 2018 23:03:53
Did you give them a go?

{Ed001's Note - I had seen Jack Ryan all the way through already. Not bad but a bit formulaic for me. I was not particularly keen on the Ryan character himself, he seemed a bit bland for me.

I love Peaky Blinders, I have been glued to that since it started and got all the other editors into it. I only watched it by mistake initially and am so glad I did.

Not a fan of Breaking Bad, one of, if not the, most overrated shows of all time. Got bored but kept trying until season 3 when it just got so ridiculous I couldn't sit through any more.

Not a fan of horror at all so never watched American Horror Story.

Suits is an odd one. It is watchable but I struggle to keep interest in it. It is supposed to be a comedy but I can't remember ever laughing watching it. It is not like say Inbetweeners, where you could end up laughing so hard you missed bits.

I still haven't seen Defiant Ones, I was busy watching through The Gifted when I get time to watch anything.}

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27 Oct 2018 11:32:25
Let me know what you think once you watched defiant ones - trying to find a de ent show on Netflix or Amazon so let me know if you find a gem. Enjoyed Fall, x files etc

{Ed001's Note - I have not seen anything new that stood out to be honest.}

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20 Feb 2019 22:59:30
Did you watch defiant ones?

Just watched Shooter - first series. Really enjoyed it although I struggled a little with the lead character. Seemed a little lacking in something so never really att@ched to him like some leads. However, story line was interesting

{Ed001's Note - I haven't even found Defiant Ones to watch yet, it is not on the service I use. Shooter is ok, but the character never gets any more likeable. I have just started that Umbrella Academy - bloody weird!}

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