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Re: What are you watching?
« Reply #1350 on: December 11, 2019, 06:54:09 am »
Based on all the anecdotal evidence here, I did some research and found out that my Samsung TV will work with Disney + app.  Just installed and signed up.  Went into the first 5 minutes of the Mandalorian and decided this could be quite good.  Also lots of other good stuff on Disney +.

I was reading about how unprepared Disney was over the popularity of 'baby Yoda'. If they had ramped up production of Yoda toys in time for Christmas they would have sold a crap ton of baby Yoda's. As is the toys won't be available till next year.




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Re: What are you watching?
« Reply #1351 on: December 11, 2019, 07:32:33 am »
Watched Once Upon A Time In Hollywood and Us last night.

Both WAY overrated IMO.   

Once Upon A Time In Hollywood was typical Tarantino, only less blood than usual. I'm not a fan of his, so take that for what's it's worth. Some of the humor was good though.

Us was/is a steaming pile of pretentious ****. Lots of folks loved this movie though, not me. Just for fun, go to Amazon and read the 5 star reviews, look at the names. You'll get the idea...


I can't help myself, I just have to bitch about one of the most ridiculous scenes in Us.

At one point the bad guys have invaded a home and throw a set of handcuffs to a woman inside the home and tell her to cuff herself to the coffee table in her living room. I've never seen a coffee table bolted to the floor nor have a seen a table that weighs so much that it can't be moved. The woman is left alone with a phone that's just out of her reach. She's stretching stretching stretching to reach the phone, yet she can't move the table and grab the phone.   :o

That's some table!
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Re: What are you watching?
« Reply #1352 on: December 11, 2019, 09:53:10 am »
I was wondering about the Tarantino film, and was hoping it was "typical", as I don't think I've seen one I didn't like, ever...

when it hits NetFlix I'll watch it, shouldn't take long..
Thanks for the heads up...

also curious about the recent release of Dark Waters

living in Ohio, and spending a lot of time along the river between Marietta and Parkersburg W.Va., I was aware long ago about this whole scenario; I recently watched a Docu-Film on NetFlix titled The Devil We Know, which went in depth about the whole travesty committed by DuPont... it was very shocking...

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Re: What are you watching?
« Reply #1353 on: December 11, 2019, 10:43:49 am »
I liked Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, but it's long and slow at times.
Good flick though.
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Re: What are you watching?
« Reply #1354 on: December 24, 2019, 10:46:35 am »
I've been watching the Mandalorian.  Is it just me or does the show seem 'dark' as in hard to see at times?  I've tried to get the brightness up as much as can through the TV but it hasn't helped.  They must have taken lesson from the last big fight scene on Game of Thrones.

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Re: What are you watching?
« Reply #1355 on: December 24, 2019, 03:58:57 pm »
I liked Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, but it's long and slow at times.
Good flick though.

gonna bite the bullet, pay, and try to watch it tonight....




I've been watching the Mandalorian.  Is it just me or does the show seem 'dark' as in hard to see at times?  I've tried to get the brightness up as much as can through the TV but it hasn't helped.  They must have taken lesson from the last big fight scene on Game of Thrones.

ain't going there... Walt ought to be rolling in his grave, and sending bolts if lightening... as a respite for the way his empire was turned...

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Re: What are you watching?
« Reply #1356 on: December 25, 2019, 06:15:35 am »
I've been watching the Mandalorian.  Is it just me or does the show seem 'dark' as in hard to see at times?  I've tried to get the brightness up as much as can through the TV but it hasn't helped.  They must have taken lesson from the last big fight scene on Game of Thrones.

You're right, it is a bit dark. This seems to be a trend these days. I've noticed the same thing in a couple of other shows.
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Re: What are you watching?
« Reply #1357 on: December 25, 2019, 09:58:03 am »
Kinda like shakey cam technique.  Won't watch a show if there's too much of that going on.
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Re: What are you watching?
« Reply #1358 on: January 24, 2020, 07:52:08 am »
Looking forward to Animal Kingdom returning soon.

My wife and I pretty much binge watched seasons one - three of this show (included with Prime). Loved it!

We were looking forward to season four, but when we tuned in to watch, wait a minute! They want to be paid first/again. Crap! Maybe when season five drops then season four will be free/included?

One can hope.

Anyways, this is a damn good show. 
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Re: What are you watching?
« Reply #1359 on: January 24, 2020, 09:26:03 am »
We still watch it, we still really enjoy it.
Looking forward to it returning.
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Re: What are you watching?
« Reply #1360 on: January 24, 2020, 03:10:38 pm »
After 6 months since I shut off Netflix, I turned it back on Dec 1 and then binge-watched:

Orange is The New Black 7  (OK, but worst of all seasons, kinda glad it is done now)
American Horror Story 8 (Good)
Lost in Space 2 (Good)
The Witcher 1  (Good except the "PC" queen character)
Jessica Jones 3  (Good)
Dark crystal 1  (OK)
The Last Kingdom 3  (Great!  Better than 1 and 2)
Messiah 1 (Also great!)

Will probably shut it off again Mar 1 or so (since I have several others to catch up on).

I watch entirely too much TV.
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Re: What are you watching?
« Reply #1361 on: January 25, 2020, 04:56:37 am »
We still watch it, we still really enjoy it.
Looking forward to it returning.

Did you watch season 4? If so, how, streaming? Did you pay 'extra' for it?
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Re: What are you watching?
« Reply #1362 on: January 25, 2020, 06:16:41 am »
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Re: What are you watching?
« Reply #1363 on: January 25, 2020, 12:29:19 pm »
I don’t know if it’s been mentioned before I didn’t read all the pages, But Yellowstone is a good series to watch, and the new TV show deputy is Pretty good for TV anyway

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Re: What are you watching?
« Reply #1364 on: January 25, 2020, 12:33:26 pm »
We've started watching Deputy as well.
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