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"What else are we watching? "


          

hopefully they let this ride. The other thread was long as hell.

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TBH the fact that you're even a mod here fits squarely within Jag's narrative of OK-sanctioned aggression, bullying, and toxicity. *shrug*

  

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The 24th
Feb 15th 2021
1
I never heard of it either. Watched about a week ago.
Feb 15th 2021
2
The Equalizer
Feb 15th 2021
3
I Like It But I Know It Will Only Last One Season
Mar 10th 2021
103
Bliss on Prime was better than expected
Feb 15th 2021
4
okay ... that was good. You're right , better than expected.
Mar 12th 2021
120
The Underground (tv series). This is my first time watching it.
Feb 15th 2021
5
watched a movie called The Lovebirds..
Feb 15th 2021
6
i tried.. but it wasnt funny at all to me
Feb 15th 2021
8
Just started Your Honor
Feb 15th 2021
7
Ugh! I hated "Your Honor." We will see how you feel in a few eps
Feb 15th 2021
10
      Sooo much potential
Feb 15th 2021
15
      Not done yet but this show is really frustrating
Mar 01st 2021
67
      I wish I didn’t watch it
Mar 06th 2021
96
Bling Empire. Crazy Rich Asians in reality TV form
Feb 15th 2021
9
Between The World And Me
Feb 15th 2021
11
Watched Antebellum on Hulu on Sunday
Feb 15th 2021
12
lol I watched it Friday. Certainly wasn't worth that $20 price it had on...
Feb 15th 2021
13
#1. is reason enough to watch, right?
Feb 15th 2021
14
Well,I'd say the take away msg is a better reason. If you crush on Monae
Feb 15th 2021
17
Ok?!! Like, the fact that shit could actually be happening was *shudder*
Feb 15th 2021
16
real talk, the more I think about.. it was a really good movie
Feb 15th 2021
19
Concept was cool, but the execution was lazy on a few levels.
Feb 19th 2021
41
      Hmm... are you sure it's the execution that was lazy?..lol
Feb 24th 2021
53
           RE: Hmm... are you sure it's the execution that was lazy?..lol
Mar 03rd 2021
84
The Rape Of Recy Taylor (2018)
Feb 15th 2021
18
Hip Hop Uncovered on Hulu
Feb 15th 2021
20
this Cecil Hotel thing on Netflix
Feb 17th 2021
21
lol they brought that all around right after i complained about it
Feb 17th 2021
22
I started it but wasn't sure I should keep watching
Feb 18th 2021
23
RE: this Cecil Hotel thing on Netflix
Feb 18th 2021
25
I feel like I've seen other shows do this in one episode.
Feb 18th 2021
29
Skid Row is probably the closest thing to Hamsterdam
Feb 19th 2021
37
those people are the worst
Feb 19th 2021
38
      the way they juxtaposed them with professionals was weird
Feb 20th 2021
42
I just finished giri/haji on netflix
Feb 18th 2021
24
yeah it was solid
Feb 19th 2021
39
Still have to finish that.
Feb 21st 2021
50
Also can we talk about the Lover's Rock Episode of Small Axe
Feb 18th 2021
26
Loved it!
Feb 18th 2021
27
Agreed 100%. That ish was basically movie of the year
Feb 18th 2021
30
so so goood!
Feb 19th 2021
33
Hale County This Morning, This Evening
Feb 18th 2021
28
About Lupin ...particularly episode 5
Feb 18th 2021
31
RE: About Lupin ...particularly episode 5
Feb 18th 2021
32
I really enjoyed it, but...
Mar 03rd 2021
85
The White Tiger
Feb 19th 2021
34
Damn! The was good.
Mar 17th 2021
127
Just started Minions of Midas - Netflix
Feb 19th 2021
35
Finally watching When They See Us
Feb 19th 2021
36
the transformation of Jharrel Jerome in that last episode was amazing
Feb 19th 2021
40
Outside the Wire was not good
Feb 20th 2021
43
Uppity, a doc about Willy T. Ribbs, was good.
Feb 20th 2021
44
SOUL! on Amazon Prime
Feb 20th 2021
45
This
Mar 02nd 2021
73
That show is EVERYTHING. Literally.
Mar 07th 2021
100
I am liking it!
Mar 24th 2021
136
The episodes that contain the Baldwin / Giovanni conversations are
Mar 29th 2021
152
Check out the doc on how the show came to be...
Jun 19th 2021
296
The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel
Feb 21st 2021
46
rewatching New Girl on Netflix, forgot how awesome it was
Feb 21st 2021
47
I lowkey hate the Schmidt character
Feb 21st 2021
48
The Sopranos, season 1
Feb 21st 2021
49
I'm on my 3rd or 4th watch
Feb 24th 2021
56
Boardwalk Empire pairs really well with it when you finish
Mar 03rd 2021
79
      i loved BE. I just finished watching a couple of weeks ago.
Mar 05th 2021
90
      I rewatched both during the pandemic
Mar 13th 2021
123
i care a lot (netflix).
Feb 22nd 2021
51
I enjoyed it more than I thought I would.
Feb 24th 2021
54
this was great..
Feb 24th 2021
55
i went from hating the villain to rooting for the villain to hating the ...
Mar 03rd 2021
78
      I hated her the whole time!
Mar 31st 2021
161
Rev Runs Around the World
Feb 23rd 2021
52
Behind Her Eyes still has me shook
Feb 24th 2021
57
Really great final 1.5 episodes. First 4.5 were super meh though.
Feb 27th 2021
61
Man Look. I really don't know how to feel about this series.
Mar 01st 2021
64
I kinda skipped through the whole thing, didnt love it
Mar 03rd 2021
88
I was at the beginning of episode 6 before I realized I had read
Apr 22nd 2021
186
We watched he 1st episode of "Clarice" *spoiler*
Feb 24th 2021
58
It was good for the first 4 or 5 episodes.
Apr 23rd 2021
187
RE: We watched he 1st episode of "Clarice" *spoiler*
Jun 04th 2021
255
Zulu (1964)
Feb 27th 2021
59
The United States Vs. Billie Holiday
Feb 27th 2021
60
Paul Robeson: Tribute to an Artist (1979)
Feb 27th 2021
62
Roots (1977)
Feb 28th 2021
63
Revisiting Banshee
Mar 01st 2021
65
Little Fires Everywhere is crazy but has me intrigued.
Mar 01st 2021
66
that show ruined Reese for me lol
Mar 01st 2021
68
Biggie: I Got a Story to Tell, on Netflix
Mar 01st 2021
69
really enjoyed that
Mar 03rd 2021
75
same here..
Mar 03rd 2021
80
      Yep I thought I knew the story but my wife had it on
Mar 05th 2021
94
I was expecting to not like it but it was well put together.
Mar 03rd 2021
81
behind her eyes, netflix
Mar 01st 2021
70
"Some Old Black Man" (play)
Mar 02nd 2021
71
"Feeling Through" (short film) - link:
Mar 03rd 2021
74
Lincoln: Divided We Stand on CNN
Mar 02nd 2021
72
Anybody watch that Soul of A Nation show?
Mar 03rd 2021
76
How is 'Better Call Saul?"
Mar 03rd 2021
77
OMG it is great!
Mar 03rd 2021
82
its great
Mar 03rd 2021
86
Arguably better than Breaking Bad at this point
Mar 03rd 2021
87
Marriage Story
Mar 03rd 2021
83
I watched this in Jan 2020. It made me cry, but I thought the husband wa...
Mar 07th 2021
98
      Very interesting. I saw it as the kind of film that captured the male/fe...
Mar 11th 2021
111
      I really, really liked this movie but thought it made a huge mistake wit...
Mar 11th 2021
116
Season 10 of TWD
Mar 04th 2021
89
i think i stopped on season 8
Mar 05th 2021
91
      I certainly don't pay anything extra to see it. When I can, I do.
Mar 05th 2021
92
           yeah if i had netflix i might jump back in
Mar 05th 2021
93
Why was Jerry listening to Jodeci in the Tom & Jerry Movie?
Mar 06th 2021
95
Room (2015)
Mar 06th 2021
97
this was good
Mar 13th 2021
122
Coming 2 America
Mar 07th 2021
99
Wasn't feeling it- will likely give it a second look nm
Mar 08th 2021
101
Pretty much what I expected.
Mar 19th 2021
132
The Stand (2020)
Mar 09th 2021
102
I am at episode 6 and I am not liking this... just not a good show.
Mar 11th 2021
115
ive mostly been rewatching mythbusters
Mar 10th 2021
104
Dealer (French) on Netflix
Mar 10th 2021
105
I like that weed hustlin family in Paris on Netflix, dont remember the n...
Mar 11th 2021
109
That's the one nm
Mar 28th 2021
146
Saw this recently. It was good
Apr 15th 2021
179
American Dynasties: The Kennedys
Mar 10th 2021
106
Me, too...
Mar 10th 2021
107
      I think it originally aired on CNN but I just watched it via HBOMax.
Mar 11th 2021
112
           damn, this was SO good...
Mar 29th 2021
150
Tell Me Your Secrets (2021)
Mar 11th 2021
108
that was good, but I am not sure I will watch season two.
Mar 11th 2021
113
Queen & Slim, Juice, New Jack City, New Jersey Drive, South Central, Set...
Mar 11th 2021
110
I Care A Lot
Mar 11th 2021
114
RE: I Care A Lot
Mar 11th 2021
117
RE: I Care A Lot
Mar 11th 2021
118
basically Karen porn
May 08th 2021
213
Ratched
Mar 12th 2021
119
At episode 6 and I don't like it.
Mar 16th 2021
126
Mulholland Falls (1996)
Mar 13th 2021
121
Gloria: In Her Own Words (2011) was good.
Mar 13th 2021
124
Dog Day Afternoon (1975) stupid /absurd and based on a true story
Mar 13th 2021
125
Last Chance U - Basketball
Mar 18th 2021
128
I thought it was phenomenal and captivating. I truly cared about
Mar 18th 2021
129
really good
May 15th 2021
229
Inside Number 9. on Hulu
Mar 18th 2021
130
It's a Sin, HBO
Mar 19th 2021
131
What We Do in the Shadows (Hulu)
Mar 23rd 2021
133
finally got around to game of thrones
Mar 23rd 2021
134
little birds
Mar 24th 2021
135
Sonic the Hedgehog was not bad
Mar 24th 2021
137
The Last OG - two episodes in and laughing out loud!
Mar 25th 2021
138
its great. I tried to hate on the first episode but its been awesome
Mar 25th 2021
139
I like that show.. very funny
Apr 01st 2021
164
Nearing the end of season 3 of Snowfall. Hoping to be current by the nex...
Mar 25th 2021
140
90 DAY FIANCÉ ALL DAY
Mar 25th 2021
141
Genius: Einstein (aka season 1)
Mar 26th 2021
142
Invincible on Amazon. It's like The Boys + X-Men Evolution
Mar 26th 2021
143
Watched first three episodes last night`
Mar 31st 2021
159
RE: Invincible on Amazon. It's like The Boys + X-Men Evolution
Apr 10th 2021
169
Nomadland (2020)
Mar 28th 2021
144
RE: Nomadland (2020)
Mar 28th 2021
147
      Dealing with your own shit! Remember that scene?
Mar 31st 2021
162
Tina (2021)
Mar 28th 2021
145
"The Father"
Mar 28th 2021
148
Finally watching The Sopranos
Mar 29th 2021
149
RE: Finally watching The Sopranos
Apr 16th 2021
182
Remake of war of the worlds is 🔥🔥🔥 nm
Mar 29th 2021
151
Deadly Illusions (2021, Netflix0
Mar 29th 2021
153
This sounds atrocious nm
Mar 29th 2021
155
      Yup!
Mar 30th 2021
157
The Dig (2021) on Netflix was fair. Held my interest.
Mar 29th 2021
154
Save Yourselves! (2020) ‧ Sci-fi/Comedy. Another better than expected.
Mar 30th 2021
156
Robocop (1987) I am just realizing how gory this move is!
Mar 30th 2021
158
LOL the childrens toys and cartoons really distorted Robocop's memory
Mar 31st 2021
160
Bad Trip (Netflix)
Apr 01st 2021
163
Bad Trip was a damn mess! But I watched it to the end.
Apr 27th 2021
194
Q: Into the Storm
Apr 08th 2021
165
!!!! I’m halfway thru this is blowing my mind
Apr 10th 2021
171
Your Honor is wild af
Apr 09th 2021
166
Genius: Aretha (aka season 3)
Apr 09th 2021
167
A Most Beautiful Thing (2020)
Apr 10th 2021
168
The Trial of the Chicago 7
Apr 10th 2021
170
How to Ruin Christmas (Netflix South Africa)
Apr 11th 2021
172
Detroit the movie, based on the Algiers Motel incident...
Apr 12th 2021
173
Two Distant Strangers
Apr 12th 2021
174
Movie was really impactful
Apr 26th 2021
192
Way of the Househusband
Apr 13th 2021
175
Exterminate All The Brutes
Apr 13th 2021
176
I got halfway through ep. 1...
Apr 13th 2021
177
RE: Exterminate All The Brutes
Apr 15th 2021
180
A Hijacking (2012) Again, better than expected. Glad I didn't bail.
Apr 14th 2021
178
Residue (2020) I can't think of anything I have seen like this before.
Apr 15th 2021
181
I Know This Much Is True (2020)
Apr 19th 2021
183
Couples Therapy S2 (Showtime)
Apr 19th 2021
184
This was super fascinating and entertaining
May 27th 2021
241
Into The Storm
Apr 20th 2021
185
I finally watched the grand budapest hotel. It was good for the first ha...
Apr 24th 2021
188
I watched Sound of Metal this morning. It was good.
Apr 25th 2021
189
Monos was crazy/ Finally watched it.
Apr 26th 2021
190
A few new “foreign” series joints on Netflix
Apr 26th 2021
191
got hbo max for a month
Apr 27th 2021
193
Godzilla vs King Kong is a great popcorn flick
May 04th 2021
206
      Saw that
May 17th 2021
233
      started Chernobyl last night
Jun 15th 2021
287
Falcon and the Winter Soldier was amazing!
Apr 28th 2021
195
started watching Cruel Summer, on Hulu...
Apr 28th 2021
196
Concrete Cowboy was good!
Apr 28th 2021
197
Really Good
May 04th 2021
207
It’s good I enjoyed it
Jun 15th 2021
293
Really good
Jun 20th 2021
301
The WeWork documentary was okay. I have worked in cultures like that
May 02nd 2021
198
The Problem With Apu (2017)
May 02nd 2021
199
Without Remorse was pretty damn good
May 02nd 2021
200
finally watched Tenet
May 03rd 2021
201
I felt the same way.
May 04th 2021
203
I wanted to like it.. but I was underwhelmed
May 04th 2021
205
      'Nolan Syndrome'
May 06th 2021
210
The Handmaid’s Tale...
May 03rd 2021
202
Billie (2019) on Hulu. A documentary about her life based in some
May 04th 2021
204
Broken, the docuseries on Netflix is pretty good.
May 04th 2021
208
yasuke
May 04th 2021
209
Dad Stop Embarrassing Me is pretty good. It has some corny
May 07th 2021
211
I tried and I'm a Jaime fan but it was too corny for me.
May 08th 2021
214
Rush (2013)
May 08th 2021
212
I finally watched "City of God." It was good.
May 10th 2021
215
One of my favorites. Have you tried Zero Zero Zero on Prime yet?
May 11th 2021
217
      ^
May 11th 2021
218
catching up on all the Last Chance U's
May 10th 2021
216
finished Ozark. GODDAMN.
May 11th 2021
219
The Nevers and The Crime of the Century.
May 11th 2021
220
The Crime of the Century.
May 14th 2021
227
Nevers is basically Days of Future Past lol
May 20th 2021
237
      The finale actually wrapped it up nicely.
Jun 15th 2021
289
I finally watched "Stranger Fruit" which was hard for me since I lived i...
May 12th 2021
221
Chefs Table Netflix series
May 13th 2021
222
Monster? (Netflix)
May 13th 2021
223
A Black Lady Sketch Show and Girls5Eva
May 13th 2021
224
ABLSS was cool
May 13th 2021
225
Really funny!
Jun 01st 2021
249
The Upshaws (Netflix)
May 13th 2021
226
Just blasted through it last night and tonight.
Jun 26th 2021
313
MLK/FBI
May 15th 2021
228
Those Who Wish Me Dead was better than I expected.
May 15th 2021
230
White Lines
May 16th 2021
231
Boy! Watching S1 of Fear the Walking Dead after COVID-19
May 16th 2021
232
Season 5 is boring as hell!
Jun 02nd 2021
250
Mare of Easttown w/ Kate Winslet on HBO is worth the hype!
May 19th 2021
234
I watched the first episode but found it too dark for me. I couldn't tol...
May 19th 2021
235
The next episodes have more humor to them but yea
May 19th 2021
236
fam that 5th episode was a muthafucka.
May 21st 2021
239
It’s very good
May 27th 2021
242
I really, really appreciate what this show's overall theme was
May 31st 2021
246
Train to Busan (2016)
May 21st 2021
238
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Reunion
May 27th 2021
240
Friends Reunion <-- Not nearly as good as the Fresh Prince reunion
May 27th 2021
243
"High on the Hog" on Netflix. End of first episode had me bawling
May 28th 2021
244
Excellent show. A rare Netflix gem
Jun 03rd 2021
252
The 33 about the Chilean mine disaster. Slow start but good.
May 29th 2021
245
Hereditary
Jun 01st 2021
247
Le Bureau (french spy show on sundance prime add-on or amc+ i think)
Jun 01st 2021
248
Casados Con Hijos on Pluto Tv. The set is exactly the same!
Jun 03rd 2021
251
Startup is now on netflix
Jun 04th 2021
253
Overall it was pretty damn entertaining
Jun 07th 2021
268
The Kominsky Method is really funny!
Jun 04th 2021
254
Anyone watching Superman & Lois or Batwoman S2?
Jun 04th 2021
256
Sam Jay is a genius.
Jun 04th 2021
257
I really liked her stand up special, didn't like the first ep of her sho...
Jun 08th 2021
273
Bo Burnham “Inside” (Netflix) - best comedy special I’ve seen in y...
Jun 05th 2021
258
RE: Bo Burnham “Inside” (Netflix) - best comedy special I’ve seen ...
Jun 06th 2021
260
comedy specials on okp tend to be white and unfunny
Jun 06th 2021
262
eh half the folks on here act like Dave isnt funny anymore
Jun 07th 2021
266
      true
Jun 08th 2021
271
Yeah Bo Burnham is on one
Jun 13th 2021
279
Mare of Easttown
Jun 06th 2021
259
I didn't like "Raya and the Last Dragon."
Jun 06th 2021
261
my kids weren’t feeling it
Jun 07th 2021
263
Moana is WAY better! The best animated feature in 5 or so
Jun 07th 2021
269
      its the best one IMO
Jun 08th 2021
270
      Moana and Coco are both great
Jun 25th 2021
311
it was just alright to me
Jun 07th 2021
267
Wish Dragon (Netflix) was not great either, but I am glad to see
Jun 13th 2021
278
Indiana jones is 4k looks 10 times better than ever before
Jun 07th 2021
264
Mosquito Coast
Jun 07th 2021
265
sweet tooth on netflix
Jun 08th 2021
272
Just started S1E1 of The Handmaid's Tale.
Jun 08th 2021
274
Travelers man
Jun 09th 2021
275
Baraka (1992) This was beautiful!
Jun 12th 2021
276
Blindspotting S1E1 (Starz) coming out the gate hard
Jun 13th 2021
277
Binged gangs of London today. Sooooo fucking good
Jun 13th 2021
280
Flatbush Misdemeanors snuck onto the radar. New favorite show
Jun 15th 2021
281
This shit is hilarious
Jun 15th 2021
282
its a nice fill in for ATL
Jun 15th 2021
283
Cmon son, lets go pick up some Big Old Niggas
Jun 15th 2021
284
      bring me some food..Im not workin...I dont care
Jun 15th 2021
291
i'm gonna try to catch up on this
Jun 15th 2021
286
Boy sweating out his bigen LOL
Jun 20th 2021
300
Little Fires Everywhere is kind of boring me
Jun 15th 2021
285
Hoarders ... my God!
Jun 15th 2021
288
TGIOWP lol
Jun 15th 2021
292
      I don't know what that means :-(
Jun 15th 2021
294
I kinda got too deep into The Handmaid's Tale.
Jun 15th 2021
290
Mike Tyson: The Knockout (2021)
Jun 19th 2021
295
Luca (2021) was good
Jun 20th 2021
297
Luca was cool! I dug it
Jun 20th 2021
298
I Like It More Than Soul
Jun 22nd 2021
308
started watching Startup on Netflix
Jun 20th 2021
299
been trying to get people to watch it for years
Jun 21st 2021
303
it's a good time
Jun 26th 2021
314
halfway through S2 in and I can't tell if Nick supposed to be
Jul 10th 2021
327
Man I'm trying
Jun 29th 2021
320
In Treatment
Jun 21st 2021
302
Kevin Hart's Fatherhood on Netflix...
Jun 21st 2021
304
I caught the first episode of Kevin Can F Himself (AMC)
Jun 21st 2021
305
Black Summer (season 2)
Jun 22nd 2021
306
"This is Pop" (Netflix). It's surprisingly good.
Jun 22nd 2021
307
the T-Pain and Swedish episodes were top notch
Jun 27th 2021
316
      I felt bad for T-Pain when he told the Usher story
Jul 12th 2021
329
A Glitch in the Matrix (2021) <-- weird
Jun 24th 2021
309
started the Watchmen series last night
Jun 25th 2021
310
The Gist: Moment Of Truth
Jun 25th 2021
312
Michael Che’s show on hbo (max lol) was FUNNY
Jun 26th 2021
315
Ready Player One
Jun 27th 2021
317
T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle on Pluto
Jun 29th 2021
318
I started watching Run the World.. lmao
Jun 29th 2021
319
Banshee and Lupin
Jun 29th 2021
321
Banshee is such a blast, man
Jul 03rd 2021
323
Tear the Roof Off: The Untold Story of Parliament Funkadelic
Jul 03rd 2021
322
sad af
Jul 04th 2021
325
Mare of Easttown was so good
Jul 04th 2021
324
Bosch final season
Jul 06th 2021
326
The Tomorrow War was fun
Jul 12th 2021
328
I like this one
Jul 14th 2021
332
Mr. Inbetween
Jul 12th 2021
330
I have actually been watching Crime Scene Kitchen
Jul 14th 2021
331
Bob's Burgers
Jul 14th 2021
333
Yall need to go watch No Sudden Move w/ Don Cheadle.
Jul 15th 2021
334
DC's Titans
Jul 17th 2021
335
Raising Kanan
Jul 19th 2021
336
Naomi Osaka doc on Netflix.
Jul 20th 2021
337
"Normal People" (BBC)
Jul 20th 2021
338
Neutral Ground on PBS Docs
Jul 20th 2021
339
to my surprise, I started Bridgerton
Jul 20th 2021
340
That Zola movie was fucking crazy.
Jul 24th 2021
341
Manifest
Jul 24th 2021
342
Stowaway was okay. I hope that in real life space capsules are able to
Jul 24th 2021
343
The Good Fight on Paramount +
Jul 24th 2021
344
best show on TV
Jul 25th 2021
347
I gotta finish "Good Wife" then jump into this...
Jul 26th 2021
348
Playing With Sharks: The Valerie Taylor Story (2021, Disney+)
Jul 24th 2021
345
Chefs Table Series..
Jul 25th 2021
346

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1. "The 24th "
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just finished this. Never heard about this in the history books.

When they went into the city... oh my



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TBH the fact that you're even a mod here fits squarely within Jag's narrative of OK-sanctioned aggression, bullying, and toxicity. *shrug*

  

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2. "I never heard of it either. Watched about a week ago."
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♥ Inescapably Me ♥

"Love is never any better than the lover" Toni Morrison (The Bluest Eye)

  

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3. "The Equalizer"
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Queen Latifa kicking ass…. What’s not to love???



"Get ready....for your blessing....."
"Bury me by my Grand-Grand and when you can come follow me"

  

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103. "I Like It But I Know It Will Only Last One Season"
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Latifah & actors/music artists like her aren't committed enough to do a show for long periods of time, yeah when she first came on the seen with "Living Single" it was her big break and it did well, but now she's just doing it as a steady income until the Hollywood covid conditions are lifted.

I was surprised that Taraji stayed on "Person Of Interest" as long as she did before getting the role on "Empire"; and I still think Angela Bassett will quit "9-1-1" when the whole covid-19 protocol is lifted in California.


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4. "Bliss on Prime was better than expected"
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and sadder than expected.

That drug had ME tripping for a minute. So these fools were in a roller skating rink just fucking people up?

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120. "okay ... that was good. You're right , better than expected."
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5. "The Underground (tv series). This is my first time watching it."
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I am still in season one, but I like is so far.

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6. "watched a movie called The Lovebirds.."
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with Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani. Joint was legit LOL funny. Wife and I were dying.

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it looked like Bol Bol was diving in the river - Action Bronson

  

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8. "i tried.. but it wasnt funny at all to me"
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felt like they just rolled the ball out and said “action”



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7. "Just started Your Honor"
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It’s good, I’m on episode 3.

The Americans- people rave about this show, don’t they? it’s pretty good but I don’t love it, on Season 2 now.


30 Coins- Super over the top horror, in Spanish. I feel like the show had potential but it’s way too ridiculous. First episode felt like a season finale.

Just finished rewatching Sopranos, so good.

“So back we go to these questions — friendship, character… ethics.”

  

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10. "Ugh! I hated "Your Honor." We will see how you feel in a few eps"
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15. "Sooo much potential"
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there's so much i liked about it which made me hate it even more when it was over.

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67. "Not done yet but this show is really frustrating "
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Good acting, and the story has potential but a lot of stupid, annoying stuff happens. At this point I’m just watching to finish it but I really don’t want to.

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96. "I wish I didn’t watch it"
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So many ridiculous/stupid things happen.

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9. "Bling Empire. Crazy Rich Asians in reality TV form"
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i was flipping through netflix high af saturday night and the auto-preview caught me enough to not keep scrolling. ended up watching 4 or 5 eps lol.

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11. "Between The World And Me"
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♥ Inescapably Me ♥

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12. "Watched Antebellum on Hulu on Sunday"
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1. Monet is foine!!!!
2. This shit was wild
3. it was really wild



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13. "lol I watched it Friday. Certainly wasn't worth that $20 price it had on..."
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it to stream when it first came out.

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14. "#1. is reason enough to watch, right?"
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Cos aside from that I dont have toooo much faith in this movie

  

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17. "Well,I'd say the take away msg is a better reason. If you crush on Monae"
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and watch for her alone in a shallow sense, just know that about 1/4 of your viewing experience will involve watching her suffer ungodly degrees of beatings, torture, and sexual violence.


>
>Cos aside from that I dont have toooo much faith in this
>movie

  

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16. "Ok?!! Like, the fact that shit could actually be happening was *shudder*"
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I wouldn't put it past 45, Mcconnell, Hawley, or any of those mfs


There were a couple parts that felt over the top, but I saw an interview where Bush + Renz remind us that what they depicted is not even a fraction of how fucked up white supremacy actually is, particularly during that era. Can't really argue that.

I tried posting here abt it after I watched it and used the word great, but wild is a much more accurate/appropriate word choice. Agreed.



  

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19. "real talk, the more I think about.. it was a really good movie"
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41. "Concept was cool, but the execution was lazy on a few levels."
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*Spoilers within*

I know they may have been trying to highlight that folks should be attentive at all times, but... Why would she not even check to make sure she was getting in the Uber she ordered? Where in the entire hell did the little girl come from in the hotel elevator (and dressed like THAT) no adult supervison or anything? The guy she tried to escape with, as strong as he was, just suddenly became useless to point of getting killed quite quickly and easily, and she had to kill the slaver herself. I know the story is about a female hero and all, but damn. The agendas here were more important than good storytelling at some key spots in this movie... mostly the transitional spots, which can really ruin a story.

Concept was cool tho. It's a shame, because if it didn't seem so slapped together, it would probably be one of my favorite movies right now.

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53. "Hmm... are you sure it's the execution that was lazy?..lol"
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>*Spoilers within*
>
>Why would she not
>even check to make sure she was getting in the Uber she
>ordered?

This isn't that uncommon, is it? And given the psycho couple were intent on kidnapping her due to their father's/father-ILs obsession w/ Monae's character... would that even have made a difference? They could've just lied, no? Like:

"Hey, are you Abigail?"

"Yes Ma'am "

etc.

Where in the entire hell did the little girl come
>from in the hotel elevator (and dressed like THAT) no adult
>supervison or anything?

Well I mean, where did the creepy flower delivery guy come from (who obv worked for Denton as he was wearing one of those BD pins)?? And psycho red-head girl i.e. Denton's daughter, when she got into Monae's character's room (and was also wearing a BD pin)? The little girl/psycho red-head girl's daughter was dressed the same as how she was earlier in the movie when she was "in character" at the family's plantation, so maybe she'd just come from there or was about to go there etc. I actually think the Denton family might've even owned that hotel or something, bc that would make sense of why the flower guy and psycho red-head girl and the little girl/psycho red-head girl's daughter were able to gain such easy access. Additionally, if the Denton family owned that hotel it would help explain how they knew Monae's character would be in town for that specific conference and at that specific restaurant that night in order to abduct her (eg. remember her creepy interaction with the front desk, which she just assumed was bad customer service?). Denton was a racist wealthy election-rigging POS whose name was plastered all over (eg. the huge re-election ad the ubers drove past when Monae's character was being abducted) and had a huge following. It'd actually make total sense that the plantation and re-enactment park were not his only properties in the area. He was like a Trump.


The guy she tried to escape with, as
>strong as he was, just suddenly became useless to point of
>getting killed quite quickly and easily, and she had to kill
>the slaver herself. I know the story is about a female hero
>and all, but damn.

Hmm... I think useless is a little harsh on dude. Denton intentionally went ham on him first (which they also did at the start of the film when they were trying to subdue/recapture he and his wife... so maybe neutralizing the Black man first was/is the actual tactic). And also we have to remember he was enslaved at that point... who knows what kind of injuries he might have been fighting with? Even that shit they did to his back earlier in the film could have rendered him a weaker fighter still by the time of that later escape attempt. It's not like they were being taken care of/had access to healthcare or anything.

If your issue is with the idea that little Monae could have taken out Denton tho, then I donno... I don't think we should put anything past a woman trying to fight her way back to her child/family. And maybe that was a point Bush + Renz were trying to make intentionally? Denton's confederate thugs brutally murdered that guy's wife right in front of him, which must have been excruciatingly traumatic and emasculating etc. Maybe not only brutalizing the Black man but taking away all he had to fight for (and rubbing it in his face, by making him clean up her remains in that death shed) made him a weaker fighter and more susceptible to Denton's intent to kill him once and for all. In contrast, throughout Monae's time at that plantation we see her reminding herself of her family (eg. running her hands over the replica of her daughter's picture she carved into the wood) and her motivation to escape. And perhaps that made her a more desperate and ruthless fighter.

The agendas here were more important than
>good storytelling at some key spots in this movie... mostly
>the transitional spots, which can really ruin a story.
>
>Concept was cool tho. It's a shame, because if it didn't seem
>so slapped together, it would probably be one of my favorite
>movies right now.

Lol, I'm just glad to get a chance to talk about it. No one I know in real life has bothered to check it out. I def think it's worth watching tho.

  

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84. "RE: Hmm... are you sure it's the execution that was lazy?..lol"
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>This isn't that uncommon, is it? And given the psycho couple
>were intent on kidnapping her due to their father's/father-ILs
>obsession w/ Monae's character... would that even have made a
>difference? They could've just lied, no? Like:
>
>"Hey, are you Abigail?"
>
>"Yes Ma'am "
>
>etc.


But here's the thing. When you take an Uber, there's not only a description of the car picking you up but also a headshot of the driver. Maybe I'm different, but I always look at those things to make sure I get in the right car. Perhaps I'm giving humans too much credit again lol.



>Well I mean, where did the creepy flower delivery guy come
>from (who obv worked for Denton as he was wearing one of those
>BD pins)?? And psycho red-head girl i.e. Denton's daughter,
>when she got into Monae's character's room (and was also
>wearing a BD pin)? The little girl/psycho red-head girl's
>daughter was dressed the same as how she was earlier in the
>movie when she was "in character" at the family's plantation,
>so maybe she'd just come from there or was about to go there
>etc. I actually think the Denton family might've even owned
>that hotel or something, bc that would make sense of why the
>flower guy and psycho red-head girl and the little girl/psycho
>red-head girl's daughter were able to gain such easy access.
>Additionally, if the Denton family owned that hotel it would
>help explain how they knew Monae's character would be in town
>for that specific conference and at that specific restaurant
>that night in order to abduct her (eg. remember her creepy
>interaction with the front desk, which she just assumed was
>bad customer service?). Denton was a racist wealthy
>election-rigging POS whose name was plastered all over (eg.
>the huge re-election ad the ubers drove past when Monae's
>character was being abducted) and had a huge following. It'd
>actually make total sense that the plantation and re-enactment
>park were not his only properties in the area. He was like a
>Trump.



The theory that Denton owned the hotel does make a lot of sense. But then, I think if the movie wasn't lazy, that wouldn't have to be a theory. It would be revealed at the end of the movie... or sometime during. The reveal would make a for a great moment. And I still don't get why they little girl would be running around the hotel in her plantation clothes by herself... other than for a creepy movie moment. Maybe if someone had commented on her outfit, and she said "I'm part of a reenactment" or some shit. Gimme something. Did her mama lose her? Idk, just weird to me lol.





>Hmm... I think useless is a little harsh on dude. Denton
>intentionally went ham on him first (which they also did at
>the start of the film when they were trying to
>subdue/recapture he and his wife... so maybe neutralizing the
>Black man first was/is the actual tactic).



The idea of neutralizing the Black man first is worth mentioning. I can't help but think it's either intentional or just... lazy that it wasn't. We do hear a good speech about the empowerment of the Black woman from Janelle's character however, which was a nice movie moment imo.



>And also we have to
>remember he was enslaved at that point... who knows what kind
>of injuries he might have been fighting with? Even that shit
>they did to his back earlier in the film could have rendered
>him a weaker fighter still by the time of that later escape
>attempt. It's not like they were being taken care of/had
>access to healthcare or anything.



These are legit considerations. Imo, the movie fails in that they have to be assumptions rather than things we can confirm.



>If your issue is with the idea that little Monae could have
>taken out Denton tho, then I donno... I don't think we should
>put anything past a woman trying to fight her way back to her
>child/family.



I don't have a problem with women winning/beating up dudes. I just hate that there was a Black man present who was pretty useless in the fight. It wouldn't have ruined the movie in the slightest had they escaped together.



>And maybe that was a point Bush + Renz were
>trying to make intentionally? Denton's confederate thugs
>brutally murdered that guy's wife right in front of him, which
>must have been excruciatingly traumatic and emasculating etc.
>Maybe not only brutalizing the Black man but taking away all
>he had to fight for (and rubbing it in his face, by making him
>clean up her remains in that death shed) made him a weaker
>fighter and more susceptible to Denton's intent to kill him
>once and for all. In contrast, throughout Monae's time at that
>plantation we see her reminding herself of her family (eg.
>running her hands over the replica of her daughter's picture
>she carved into the wood) and her motivation to escape. And
>perhaps that made her a more desperate and ruthless fighter.



Yaknow, I'd think he'd have that much more rage inside him to kill the guy after what he did to his wife. Like... I can't even imagine. That's actually another level that just turned me all the way off. If some racist mufucka did that shit to any Black man I know, that Black man would rip him apart with his bare hands. Don't get me wrong, grief affects people different. However, he was even saying all this shit under his breath while picking cotton, like he was just WAITING for the chance to get at dude. The ease with which he was killed just didn't add up. Seems like there should've been more fire and determination on his part as well.



>Lol, I'm just glad to get a chance to talk about it. No one I
>know in real life has bothered to check it out. I def think
>it's worth watching tho.


Lol, yeah I hate when that happens. I actually watched this with a lady friend. I fell asleep (because I was tired) and woke up to her saying she didn't like it, because it wasn't the horror film she expected. I thought it was probably good and her expectations ruined it for her. I was actually glad it wasn't a horror film and liked the actual concept better. Just had other issues with it.



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18. "The Rape Of Recy Taylor (2018)"
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It took me a long time to watch this, because I knew it would be sad. Th hardest part was the beginning. I am glad I watched it though. Learned some things about Rose Parks I didn't know and a perspective on the bus boycott that I hadn't seen.

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20. "Hip Hop Uncovered on Hulu"
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Stories focused more on 'underworld' power brokers like Big U, Hatian Jack, Supreme Team, crew, etc.. and how they shaped hip hop

Some great footage and stories so far, and a fresh take just in the sense that these are people you see pop up in other docs and stories as behind the scenes, but are never the focus

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21. "this Cecil Hotel thing on Netflix"
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Almost done with episode 3. There are 4 but this should only be 3 or 2 episodes. Just remove everything with these youtuber 'investigators'. they're kinda ruining it.

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22. "lol they brought that all around right after i complained about it"
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those web sleuths were annoying the fuck out of me, especially how they had this weird sense of entitlement, but they brouhgt in around in a way that i don't feel they were a wasted part of this. in retrospect this doc had about 4 different themes. i dug it

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Sounds like you're saying it's actually good.

  

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25. "RE: this Cecil Hotel thing on Netflix"
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Yea i read a good review that trashed that web sleuth episode....basically gave all that shit credence and life

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29. "I feel like I've seen other shows do this in one episode. "
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But I will say I've never seen anything on Skid Row like I did in this series so that was worth something.

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37. "Skid Row is probably the closest thing to Hamsterdam"
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at least that i've ever seen

the buildings are all occupied, and DTLA is weird in the sense that there's also so much construction going on and money going into it, but in the sense that these people are corralled into this area and how it's pretty much it's own world reminds me a lot of it.

there are mini skid rows and tent communities all over LA now though

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38. "those people are the worst"
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sadly there's not much story without these jokers lol

  

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42. "the way they juxtaposed them with professionals was weird"
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here's a 15 year veteran homicide detective.
here's a cop who worked skid row for over a decade.
here's a forensic pathologist who's done over 1000 atuopsies.

here's gary. middle aged neckbeard who lives with his mom and has a youtube channel. he says the way the elevator door closes is hard evidence of an lapd conspiracy. i mean, he's watched the video 200 times.

now let's hear from six more people just like Gary

i thought they brought it around with that poor death metal guy, and it showed even though these people could be well meaning, bored busybodies trying to find purpose, that outside the Dark Water thing, they turned out to be ultimately useless. to their credit, at the very least, they seemed to admit most of the shit they said was wrong.

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24. "I just finished giri/haji on netflix"
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I know its old, but I thoroughly enjoyed the show. I think the ending is fitting but still sad they couldnt get a second season.

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39. "yeah it was solid"
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50. "Still have to finish that."
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Dropped off a couple months ago and didn't pick it back up, but I was impressed by all the worlds they were bringing together (although Justin Long's American character drove me crazy.)

I left off at ep 5, and the ending seemed to be hinting at the start of a love affair that I wasn't too excited about.


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26. "Also can we talk about the Lover's Rock Episode of Small Axe"
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Might be my single favorite thing Ive watched of the last 12 months

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27. "Loved it!"
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my favorite part was when they start playing Kung Fu Fighting

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30. "Agreed 100%. That ish was basically movie of the year"
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>Might be my single favorite thing Ive watched of the last 12
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33. "so so goood!"
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28. "Hale County This Morning, This Evening "
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At first I wasn't feeling it because there is no story line, but after watch for a while it was actually good.

Google describes it as "Intimate and personal moments from the lives of the black community of Hale County, Alabama, forming an emotive impression of the historic South and consequences of racism while upholding the beauty of life."

I ended up liking it.

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31. "About Lupin ...particularly episode 5"
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For a thief, he sure makes a scene often.

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32. "RE: About Lupin ...particularly episode 5"
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>For a thief, he sure makes a scene often.
Basically. I couldnt fuck with that shit. It was like encyclopedia brown mysteries

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85. "I really enjoyed it, but..."
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I couldn't help thinking "how many tall, dark skinned niggas are there on the French streets?" He was the only one in every crowd they showed him in. He couldn't be that hard to find in the same city all the time, even in disguise. Paris ain't but like 3% black.

Didn't matter too much to me tho. It's just like watching Superman or Supergirl with people not recognizing them with their glasses off. Not gonna hate on a black lead if I can sit and watch that.


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34. "The White Tiger"
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Can't remember if it was in the other thread or not....
Def. a must watch flick though.

  

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127. "Damn! The was good."
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♥ Inescapably Me ♥

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35. "Just started Minions of Midas - Netflix"
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Goddamn if it's slow, my wife tapped out about 15 minutes in.

I almost tapped out halfway through ep.1

But by the end of the first and the whole second eps I realized sometimes that slow start / slow burn whether a book or a show or a movie, is rewarded.

Definitely feel like it picked up in the second and looking forward to finishing

Finishing strong is a whole other issue with these series

  

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36. "Finally watching When They See Us"
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40. "the transformation of Jharrel Jerome in that last episode was amazing"
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He looked like a totally different person at some points.

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43. "Outside the Wire was not good"
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44. "Uppity, a doc about Willy T. Ribbs, was good."
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45. "SOUL! on Amazon Prime"
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A 70's NYC PBS music/talk show. Season 1 is on Amazon. It's awesome. Ali, James Baldwin, Nikki Giovanni, Al Green, Mandrill, Bill Withers, McCoy Tyner...etc...etc. Long form interviews, spoken word, musical performances.

I just watched an episode with LaBelle. Awesome!

  

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73. "This"
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@GetoutTheroom
http://getouttheroom.podomatic.com
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100. "That show is EVERYTHING. Literally. "
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136. "I am liking it!"
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♥ Inescapably Me ♥

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152. "The episodes that contain the Baldwin / Giovanni conversations are"
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so interesting to me on several levels. One being the way James Baldwin refers to Nikki Giovanni as "Baby" so often when he disagrees with her or is trying to impart another point of view. I think of her as the person who would talk to me like that and it amazes me to hear someone talking to her that way. Of course the content of the conversation are also interesting. So many things they say can apply to today.

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296. "Check out the doc on how the show came to be..."
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It is really good. Saw it at a festival a few years ago.

https://www.mrsoulmovie.com/

*America's Favorite*

  

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46. "The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel"
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Wow! Mattie Moss Clark was a trip. I can't say she don't remind me of my mom though.

And I would have never thought she was once in an abusive relationship. Wow.

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47. "rewatching New Girl on Netflix, forgot how awesome it was"
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48. "I lowkey hate the Schmidt character"
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But Coach, Nick & Winston are cool lol and Cici is foiiine

  

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49. "The Sopranos, season 1"
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Watching it for the very first time.

I like to immerse myself into a show when I watch it by reading posts and listening to episode-by-episode podcasts. But that's hard to do with The Sopranos without stumbling onto spoilers. I've tried listening to a couple of episodes of the "Talking Sopranos" podcast, and while they're reviewing the show episode by episode, they're also talking about the show as a whole very fluidly. So Imperioli and Schirripa will occasionally just casually reference things that happen in later seasons and then I get annoyed with myself for listening. But then I go back and listen again because I really like hearing them talk about it.

What I'm saying is, I'm enjoying The Sopranos. That Bokeem Woodbine character in that one episode was overwritten though.


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56. "I'm on my 3rd or 4th watch"
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It's such a good show. It triggers a lot of nostalgia for me as I was basically AJ's age with an older sister at the time the show aired and grew up in NJ. Definitely more rewatchable for me than The Wire, the "other" GOAT HBO series.

Pod Yourself A Gun is another fun podcast where each episode is loosely based around an episode of the show. I think they may drop little spoilers once in a while though.

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79. "Boardwalk Empire pairs really well with it when you finish"
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in a way I see BE as the historical review of how the stage was set for Tony and his group to ascend

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90. "i loved BE. I just finished watching a couple of weeks ago."
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i think i might have replied under you in the other post


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123. "I rewatched both during the pandemic "
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Both are great.

“So back we go to these questions — friendship, character… ethics.”

  

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51. "i care a lot (netflix)."
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D40uHmTSPew

this was a pretty fresh premise.

rosamund pike, peter dinklage, dianne wiest, isaiah sheeeeeit whitlock, etc.

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54. "I enjoyed it more than I thought I would. "
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"Get ready....for your blessing....."
"Bury me by my Grand-Grand and when you can come follow me"

  

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55. "this was great.. "
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she was an awful person

I knew that white was getting jellied up at the end.

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78. "i went from hating the villain to rooting for the villain to hating the ..."
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161. "I hated her the whole time!"
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♥ Inescapably Me ♥

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52. "Rev Runs Around the World"
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57. "Behind Her Eyes still has me shook"
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One of the best finales ive ever seen

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Navem nu, cuando sol
Tutu nu, vondo nos nu
Vita em, no continous non
Nos nu ekta nos sepe ta, amen

When the sun shades the ship
We sweat and life is not safe
To swim or to touch not
When we unite we hedge amen

  

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61. "Really great final 1.5 episodes. First 4.5 were super meh though."
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Glad I read about the ending being so good otherwise I'm not sure I would have forced myself to make it there.

  

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64. "Man Look. I really don't know how to feel about this series. "
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I powered through the first episode and got pulled into by the 3rd and really want to solve the mystery about what was going on and by episode 5 I was firmly hooked.

But episode 6 has been messing with my head and got me down right angry.

I think it was worth watching and maybe I would even describe it as a good watch, but I've never been left more frustrated by and ending (and that might even be in a good way).

I don't know if I can recommend it, but I want more people to watch it so I can talk about this series.

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88. "I kinda skipped through the whole thing, didnt love it"
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186. "I was at the beginning of episode 6 before I realized I had read "
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the book, lol.

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58. "We watched he 1st episode of "Clarice" *spoiler*"
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It was straight. They definitely maintained a really creepy vibe. We got a few good character development set ups right off the bat.

*SPOILER*


I was a little caught off guard that they caught the killer in the same episode. I was expecting the story to play out over at least a couple of episodes. I hope they don't make catching killers easy like Jessica Fletcher.

  

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187. "It was good for the first 4 or 5 episodes."
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Then I lost interest.

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255. "RE: We watched he 1st episode of "Clarice" *spoiler*"
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I've been watching this, still into it. Where they've ended up going after that quick first find of the killer ends up working I think, its a bigger idea but feels relevant to current pharma stuff. People who were expecting serial killer stuff might be let down though. I enjoy it though, hopefully they can manage and do justice to the ardelia plotline/black coalition and the accountant.

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59. "Zulu (1964)"
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60. "The United States Vs. Billie Holiday"
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It was slow. I listened to podcasts about her that were more engaging.

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62. "Paul Robeson: Tribute to an Artist (1979)"
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63. "Roots (1977)"
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65. "Revisiting Banshee"
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since it just dropped on hbomax and i had been thinking about it recently because of Warrior

was wondering if i'd like it any less but damn if it ain't just as much of a blast the second time around.

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66. "Little Fires Everywhere is crazy but has me intrigued."
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68. "that show ruined Reese for me lol"
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she play that passive aggressive privileged white woman role too well.

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69. "Biggie: I Got a Story to Tell, on Netflix"
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75. "really enjoyed that"
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I only knew so much about him

www.engadgethd.com - the other stuff i'm looking at

  

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80. "same here.."
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like, I knew Bad Boy Biggie. Seeing the people he came up with, his family, was cool.

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94. "Yep I thought I knew the story but my wife had it on"
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>like, I knew Bad Boy Biggie. Seeing the people he came up
>with, his family, was cool.


And the details and footage it shared was great

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81. "I was expecting to not like it but it was well put together."
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Showing everyone’s real name kinda felt like reading liner notes mixed with trading cards. I liked that they didn’t go too heavy into the Pac/East-West shit. Just a story about a guy.

Was the concert footage offbeat for anyone else? Like, his rhythm was way off.

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70. "behind her eyes, netflix"
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two more episodes to go. interested to see how all this ends. im liking
european series better than the american ones lately.

  

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71. ""Some Old Black Man" (play)"
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Free to stream through the 12th: https://ums.org/performance/some-old-black-man-ums-digital-presentation/

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74. ""Feeling Through" (short film) - link:"
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https://www.feelingthrough.com/

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72. "Lincoln: Divided We Stand on CNN"
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It is actually kinda boring.

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76. "Anybody watch that Soul of A Nation show?"
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77. "How is 'Better Call Saul?""
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years ago I binged Breaking Bad and loved it.

now my wife and I are doing Ozark...well, we were, she finished, I'm lagging.

I was thinking of trying BCS but I'm not sure if its a good fit for a binge worthy show. I tried the first episode years ago and it didn't catch.

thoughts?

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82. "OMG it is great!"
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Just as good as Breaking Bad in my opinion.

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86. "its great"
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i think i enjoyed the latest two seasons the most but all of them have been really good. there are some story lines that are kind of a rough watch for me at least. not because they are poor quality but the content kind of triggers me for some reason lol

  

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87. "Arguably better than Breaking Bad at this point"
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But the first three seasons aren’t necessarily for everyone, I get that. It all comes together beautifully though IMO and Rhea Seehorn is the most underrated actress out.


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83. "Marriage Story"
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It was good until the ending. It had that Sundance ending where it just... ends. Like a documentation of life. No punctuation on the conclusion, exactly. We just see that things are progressing in a certain direction. Both Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson did some really good acting in it.

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98. "I watched this in Jan 2020. It made me cry, but I thought the husband wa..."
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an asshole.

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111. "Very interesting. I saw it as the kind of film that captured the male/fe..."
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emotional dynamic (generally speaking) so accurately that women would side with the wife and men would side with the man. I actually thought he handled things poorly prior and she was handling them poorly in the present, for the most part. She made reconciliation rather impossible because she couldn't let go of previous hurt and came across vindictive to me... yet it was due to him being careless with her feelings and desires during the marriage.

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116. "I really, really liked this movie but thought it made a huge mistake wit..."
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For some people I know this was easy to gloss over, but if somebody told me the movie's emotional stakes were COMPLETELY ruined for them when it turns out that the husband DID DO what for most of the movie he's only suspected of doing on the part of the audience, I'd let them hold that. Again, I really, really hold Marriage Story in high regard, but that was hard to reconcile with this one thing that honestly still nags at me about it.

I get why you want to pull what Adam Driver's character did out of the realm of speculation into fact for the benefit of ScarJo's character, but to that point a lot of the movie's tension rests on who you believe in a given scene or who's being the / a bigger asshole, but once you know what he did it's kind of like...she's right, y'know? At the end of the day she's right, and as a child of divorce whose parents separated because they just plain aged apart from each other in every way from hobbies to politics, I kind of wanted to see a movie that accepted sometimes that's all a divorce is about, not some big betrayal but a series of small, unintentional ones.

It also retroactively raises questions about Adam's behavior in scenes prior to that reveal and whether he's truly emotionally abusive while ScarJo is just kind of going through it, and you can tell those aren't things Baumbach intended for Marriage Story to be about.


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89. "Season 10 of TWD"
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It's basically a different show now, but whatever. I still like catching up.

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91. "i think i stopped on season 8"
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i might jump back in at some point but i dont really miss it.

  

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92. "I certainly don't pay anything extra to see it. When I can, I do."
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93. "yeah if i had netflix i might jump back in"
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i think i finished season 7 when it was the latest season they had then started season 8 at some point. not sure if when it came back on netflix or through hulu or something.

i havent had netflix in months, if something made me sign up for it again i might try watching some episodes.

  

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95. "Why was Jerry listening to Jodeci in the Tom & Jerry Movie?"
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I don't like this movie. How did it end up with so much black music? Was T-Pain or somebody executive producer?

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97. "Room (2015)"
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That was interesting. Had never seen anything like that before.

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122. "this was good"
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“So back we go to these questions — friendship, character… ethics.”

  

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99. "Coming 2 America"
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101. "Wasn't feeling it- will likely give it a second look nm"
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132. "Pretty much what I expected."
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People saying it was just god awful and all this were just being extra imo. Sure the Wesley Snipes character was silier than he should've been, but it had its funny moments. It's as good as I expected for a "straight to streaming" sequel.

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102. "The Stand (2020)"
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115. "I am at episode 6 and I am not liking this... just not a good show."
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104. "ive mostly been rewatching mythbusters"
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i had bought the series a few years back using google credit. im pretty sure ive seen all the episodes. theyre still entertaining to watch. kind of funny to see the early ones and how much has changed.

im in the middle of season 3 right now. for some reason i am anticipating grants debut lol

  

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105. "Dealer (French) on Netflix"
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https://www.netflix.com/title/81093101

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109. "I like that weed hustlin family in Paris on Netflix, dont remember the n..."
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146. "That's the one nm"
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179. "Saw this recently. It was good"
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106. "American Dynasties: The Kennedys"
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this was interesting, but I am partial to stories about them.

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107. "Me, too..."
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I was obsessed with JFK and RFKs assasinations, at one point. I love stories about the family, in general. What network was this on?

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112. "I think it originally aired on CNN but I just watched it via HBOMax."
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I have also, always been interested in this family.

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150. "damn, this was SO good..."
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watched them all, straight through. A lot of intricacies that I didn't know. Bobby's death was so frustrating to me, for some reason.

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108. "Tell Me Your Secrets (2021)"
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I am on episode 5. I knew this lady's agreement with that man would backfire. I can't see how she didn't see this coming.

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113. "that was good, but I am not sure I will watch season two."
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It should have been a mini-series.

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110. "Queen & Slim, Juice, New Jack City, New Jersey Drive, South Central, Set..."
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Belly, Love Jones, Menace II Society, Boyz n the Hood

I'm not even joking lol. I even watched Dont Be a Menace but Marlon's overacting is still insufferable


Went on a spree this past week, quarantine is boring as hell

What now though

  

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114. "I Care A Lot"
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Somewhere in here there's a good movie, but i thought it was ultimately kinda bad.
No one in this movie feels like they'd be an actual person. it's Weird.

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117. "RE: I Care A Lot"
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Apt ending though-no spoilers

  

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118. "RE: I Care A Lot"
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>Apt ending though-no spoilers

i probably watch too many movies because i fully expected the exact thing that happened to happen right when it happened lol

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213. "basically Karen porn"
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and like you said below, I also expected what happened to happen when it happened lol and it was the only good thing about the movie



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119. "Ratched"
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I am only on Episode two. I can tell this is a Ryan Murphy series.

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126. "At episode 6 and I don't like it."
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121. "Mulholland Falls (1996)"
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It was okay. Crime noir is not my thing, but it kept my attention while I was working out.

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124. "Gloria: In Her Own Words (2011) was good."
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A good Women's History month pick

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125. "Dog Day Afternoon (1975) stupid /absurd and based on a true story"
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Bank robber was outside the bank several times - never got arrested or shot. What!?

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128. "Last Chance U - Basketball"
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Beautifully shot. A bit too long perhaps but ultimately just a beautiful piece of documentary art.

I cared about each and every one of the people in this and my heart really broke at the end of it.

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129. "I thought it was phenomenal and captivating. I truly cared about "
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each individual featured in the series. I knew nothing about ELAC or really much about juco basketball, but this story got me hooked.

  

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229. "really good"
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130. "Inside Number 9. on Hulu"
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131. "It's a Sin, HBO"
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Finally getting around to this after a pod I like raving about it for weeks and...yea, this is some good shit. The HBO production of Angels in America still lingers around in my subconscious and this is a perfect modernization of that play/story.

It's got the same penchant for creative flourishes and turning normal conversations into metaphors and allegories, but since it's from the UK perspective it has the interesting perspective of the AIDS crisis being a mostly U.S. (New York) borne illness that the rest of the world struggles to take totally seriously...which also makes it probably the best COVID-related thing to come out so far.


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133. "What We Do in the Shadows (Hulu)"
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I loved the movie, but I don't know what took me so long to get into the show. The energy vampire is my favorite character, so far.

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134. "finally got around to game of thrones"
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watched up to the middle of season 6 and lost interest. also this was maybe half a year ago so my thoughts on the show will be hazy and half-remembered. i was sucked into the show in a way that hadn't happened in years (my tv and film viewing cratered over the past decade or so) and that was a very enjoyable feeling

the best thing about this show is that it never stops moving since you're following like 4 storylines in any given episode. there are always new characters to meet and old ones to revisit. it is a fantatically paced show. it also looks amazing. the production value is off the charts. this seems academic but it matters to me beceause my suspension of disbelief with TV and film is kind of weak; i often end up thinking about the logistics of making the scene (where the cameras and mics are, where the actors are keeping their sides, how the people being filmed are the actors vs them being the characters, etc.) rather just going with it. due to the presentation and brisk pacing i was unusually immersed in GoT and remembered how engaging a well-made film or tv series can be. great stuff!

there is simply too much to get into with the breadth of charcters and storylines in the show. i can't even get my head around it as i type this. i liked the lannisters, i found the starks to be overly earnest, and it took me a long time to buy into the stannis story arc. jon snow eventually won me over. it was easy to root for arya. the show's portrayal of evil as something both high concept (joffery, the boltons) and very grounded (random acts of malice) was interesting. the violence was often jarring and the results gruesome. i thought the show presented a pragmatic view of life. if you want something enough you just make an effort to get it and do whatever you need to make it happen. i also enjoyed that there were lot of times throughout the seasons where women were at least as powerful, important, and pivotal as the men in the show and historically that has not been the case with TV and film


some random thoughts about the show that have stuck with me over the months:

• my favorite bits in the show were the two-handers between jaime and brienne and arya and the hound. sometimes nothing is better than two characters getting to know each other

• emilia clarke is not a great actor or daenerys was underwritten. i thought daenerys was a cool character who did a lot really amazing things and wanted to enjoy her scenes more than i did

• lena headey is unbelievable. her motions and line deliveries as cersei are so subtle, practiced, and convincing. masterful stuff

• the red wedding legitimately surprised me even though i had awareness of it due to its impact on the social media and media criticism cycles. i didn't know what was going to happen — or when — but i knew *something* was going to happen. it was a genuinely shocking scene and i'm glad i got to experience something similar to what the makers of the show intended despite "knowing" about it beforehand

• tommy carcetti's haircut in that era always killed me every time i saw it. i never got over it and i think it affected how i viewed littlefinger and aidan gillen's portrayal of him. i think gillen is not the best actor and is just a super charismatic person whom the camera loves

• peter dinklage's acting was great. his accent was not. i'm not sure how carcetti was able to away with a misplaced accent but dinklage couldn't

• i started skipping the torture porn scenes pretty quickly into that story thread. it became masturbatory at a point and no longer served the story. i didn't particularly care for theon but they didn't have to do him like that

• jonathan price is such a good actor. i knew his ass was jonathan price the actor when he first appeared and i still bought into his weird passive-aggressive cult leader. however the church/cult storyline is one of the reasons i started to lose interest in the show


there is way more but i might be too far removed to recall it fully. i did genuinely enjoy most of what i watched and enjoyed enjoying a TV series for the first time in ages. at some point i might revisit and finish it. i do feel like i got a lot from it even with my incomplete viewing. most series tend to peter out no matter how good they are and the ending is generally disppointing because it's impossible for it to live up to the highs that the series achieved. closure generally doesn't interest me so getting back in might be a challenge

  

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135. "little birds"
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visually excellent, emotionally stunning and the finale is surreal AF... not everybody's cup of tea but for those that it might appeal to... it's amazeballs imo.

  

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137. "Sonic the Hedgehog was not bad"
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138. "The Last OG - two episodes in and laughing out loud!"
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139. "its great. I tried to hate on the first episode but its been awesome"
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164. "I like that show.. very funny"
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140. "Nearing the end of season 3 of Snowfall. Hoping to be current by the nex..."
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I started the show back at the beginning of quarantine and wasn't really feeling the first few episodes. Went back to it in January and I'm enjoying it now.
Franklin is funny to me because he's what 19? 20? And the most confident, cocksure muhfucker on the planet. In 3 seasons, he's expressed doubt exactly 1 time. He always knows exactly what to do (even when he's wrong). That's what's most unbelievable about him.

I'm also amused at how much they try to make the black characters look like they're in the 80s, but don't do the same with the white characters (Teddy) or even the Mexican characters. They could all be in 2021.

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141. "90 DAY FIANCÉ ALL DAY"
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142. "Genius: Einstein (aka season 1)"
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That guy was a jerk! Team Mileva all day.

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143. "Invincible on Amazon. It's like The Boys + X-Men Evolution"
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just dropped today. 3 eps so far. supposed to be a very well loved comic but i've never heard of it. absolutely loved the first 3 eps though.

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159. "Watched first three episodes last night`"
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The post credits scene at the end of episode one was fucking wild

  

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169. "RE: Invincible on Amazon. It's like The Boys + X-Men Evolution"
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>just dropped today. 3 eps so far. supposed to be a very well
>loved comic but i've never heard of it. absolutely loved the
>first 3 eps though.

I jumped into this and have thoroughly enjoyed it. I finished Wandavision after catching up on Doom Patrol so it was time.

I think I'm gonna wait until Falcon/Winter Soldier is done to binge it all the way.

  

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144. "Nomadland (2020)"
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Got me thinking about how I want to live the second half of my life. Wondering if I even could live that way.

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147. "RE: Nomadland (2020)"
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>Got me thinking about how I want to live the second half of
>my life. Wondering if I even could live that way.

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But hell, what do I know?

  

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162. "Dealing with your own shit! Remember that scene?"
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I am thinking I cannot do it. I appreciate toilets too much.

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145. "Tina (2021)"
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148. ""The Father" "
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What a mindfuck! Really enjoyed it.

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149. "Finally watching The Sopranos"
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funnier than I expected

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182. "RE: Finally watching The Sopranos"
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Amazing show; enjoy the ride if you haven't finished it yet.

There's so many layers to it that repeat viewings always reveal something new.

  

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151. "Remake of war of the worlds is 🔥🔥🔥 nm "
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153. "Deadly Illusions (2021, Netflix0"
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I've never read a trashy romance novel, but now I can say I've definitely seen one on tape!


Kristin Davis is ON ONE here, and the kid/teen/adult(????!) being played by Kelsey Grammer's daughter (she's 29 in real life, but the movie is VERY fast and loose with her character's age) just had me picturing a disapproving Frasier Crane in the background of most scenes.


Anyway, there's some good WTF type laughs to be had but it sounds like it hit Netflix's Top Ten due to the queer romance at the center, only for the LGBTQ community to be deeply offended by the portrayal. So! It's a very Lifetime type movie otherwise. Grab a bottle of wine and you're good to go...if you want. Which you might not.


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155. "This sounds atrocious nm"
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157. "Yup!"
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My favorite Letterboxd review so far:


"wanted gone girl for gay people, got split for straight people? pass"

Kristin Davis literally shouted "yippee!" when her character rode a bicycle for the first time in years. It's too high budget for Best of the Worst, but it's damn close.

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154. "The Dig (2021) on Netflix was fair. Held my interest. "
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156. "Save Yourselves! (2020) ‧ Sci-fi/Comedy. Another better than expected."
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158. "Robocop (1987) I am just realizing how gory this move is!"
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160. "LOL the childrens toys and cartoons really distorted Robocop's memory"
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163. "Bad Trip (Netflix)"
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Kajillionaire

An American Pickle

  

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194. "Bad Trip was a damn mess! But I watched it to the end."
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An American Pickle was okay.

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165. "Q: Into the Storm"
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this was crazy as hell

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171. "!!!! I’m halfway thru this is blowing my mind"
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prototype

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believe in love, prepare urself for love, remove the negativity from ur life, and accept the love u kno u deserve

  

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166. "Your Honor is wild af"
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I really enjoy Hisenberg

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167. "Genius: Aretha (aka season 3)"
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168. "A Most Beautiful Thing (2020)"
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170. "The Trial of the Chicago 7"
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Wow! I am sorry ti took me so long to watch this.

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172. "How to Ruin Christmas (Netflix South Africa)"
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First episode was pretty funny. Three episode series so I'll probably finish.


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173. "Detroit the movie, based on the Algiers Motel incident..."
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Detroit_(film)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Algiers_Motel_incident

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174. "Two Distant Strangers"
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solid performances by Joey Bada$$ and Andrew Howard.

timely, poignant and 30-minute run time.

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192. "Movie was really impactful"
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175. "Way of the Househusband"
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the animation is primarily manga panels with animated mouths but they make up for it with the storyline, plot and tongue-in-cheek humor

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176. "Exterminate All The Brutes"
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It's interesting, good, and weird.
I'm halfway into episode two and the structure is just strange to me.
There are some dramatized moments, some archival footage, and a lot of Peck talking... not necessarily as an "expert" though.

Anyone else seem this yet?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g37YqLD0BSg

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177. "I got halfway through ep. 1..."
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I agree, the format is super odd, and the narrators voice is just a bit much. Was waiting to see if anyone else said it was worth watching before I continued...

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180. "RE: Exterminate All The Brutes"
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I made a post in PTP and got crickets. I can see why one would think the vignettes odd. I'm thinking that it might gain some context with multiple viewings. Anyway, I think it goes a long way towards introducing concepts of white supremacy that many like to hide from. I've talked to "white men" and they love to go on and on about civilizing the savages and how Africans and Native Americans are "lucky". This series blows all that up.

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178. "A Hijacking (2012) Again, better than expected. Glad I didn't bail. "
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181. "Residue (2020) I can't think of anything I have seen like this before."
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Couple scenes that stood out to me were: white boy saying "don't make me call the cops" in regards to the truck; the asshole dog walker (fuck you mean it aint a big deal!?); the blood seeping up from the concrete as that white bitch says "as long as I don't live in a crack house;" Mike...Mike's mother in the rain; the way the prison visit scene played out; white guy, "911" <--lol; dude moaning like a hippo.

Gentrification.

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183. "I Know This Much Is True (2020)"
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I am glad I didn't watch this in 2020. It would have been too heavy for me given everything that happened last year in the world and in my family.

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184. "Couples Therapy S2 (Showtime)"
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First ep free: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6B7hli7PaI

the first couple the therapist sees is alot. i love this show. so glad they brought it back for a second season.


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241. "This was super fascinating and entertaining"
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185. "Into The Storm"
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It's so stupid. Like all the actors involved are like... on the spectrum. You know exactly who these people were in high school.
And the rest of these dumb-dumbs who followed along with it have spent way too many time watching sci-fi and super hero movies. They think the real world functions like the fucking Avengers.

And I can't be the only person who noticed... Ron Watkins clearly thinks of himself as being L from Death Note. Right down to his hair styling and use of a single-letter pseudonym.

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188. "I finally watched the grand budapest hotel. It was good for the first ha..."
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The I lost interest.

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189. "I watched Sound of Metal this morning. It was good."
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190. "Monos was crazy/ Finally watched it."
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191. "A few new “foreign” series joints on Netflix"
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Watched all of these recently and would recommend them (highly)

Dealer: “ Tensions erupt when two filmmakers infiltrate an area ruled by gangs to shoot a music video for a rapper.” (France, 2021)

Zero: “ A teenager with the power of invisibility is dragged into a criminal's quest to rule the neighborhood.“ (Italy, 2021)

Snabba Cash: “The lives of an ambitious businesswoman, a troubled teenager, and a charming gang enforcer collide during a desperate, and sinister, pursuit of wealth” (Sweden, 2021)

  

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193. "got hbo max for a month"
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watched the new mortal kombat and the made for love series.

what should i make sure i check out?

  

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206. "Godzilla vs King Kong is a great popcorn flick"
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not sure how you feel about dramas but all their original series are pretty dope.

Raised By Wolves
Chernobyl
Big Little Lies
I May Destroy You
The Undoing
Ballers
Entourage
The Leftovers


All those joints are on point

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233. "Saw that"
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I don't think I've seen any of those series though. I'll look into them. Thanks.

  

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287. "started Chernobyl last night"
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im in. might finish it in a couple nights lol

i also started watching curb your enthusiasm (eh, maybe gets better in later seasons) and eastbound & down (good for when i dont know what else to watch lol).

  

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195. "Falcon and the Winter Soldier was amazing!"
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196. "started watching Cruel Summer, on Hulu..."
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I was intrigued by the preview. I usually don’t watch shows that only release an episode at a time, but there were 3 episodes on there and I started Ep. 1 and got pulled in.

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197. "Concrete Cowboy was good!"
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207. "Really Good"
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I was amazed some of the actors were the actual riders from Philly

when they put that man in the wheelchair on the horse

whew.. I was misty af.

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293. "It’s good I enjoyed it"
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“So back we go to these questions — friendship, character… ethics.”

  

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301. "Really good"
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prototype

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believe in love, prepare urself for love, remove the negativity from ur life, and accept the love u kno u deserve

  

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198. "The WeWork documentary was okay. I have worked in cultures like that"
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before - minus Adam. Only one when out of business, though. I feel like the reason why I am lacking loyalty to an employer like most of the people around me is that I went through some odd work situations in my 20's.

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199. "The Problem With Apu (2017)"
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200. "Without Remorse was pretty damn good"
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201. "finally watched Tenet"
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was really hoping to like it, but meh. but it might be more fun on a second watch because i'll just watch for the spectacle, and know better than to try and bother with understanding inversion


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203. "I felt the same way."
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205. "I wanted to like it.. but I was underwhelmed"
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it felt like they borrowed all the visuals from Inception

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210. "'Nolan Syndrome'"
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Can't quite put my finger on it, but there's a stylistic similarity to all his shxt...even Batman

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202. "The Handmaid’s Tale..."
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new season.

June is a beast lol

  

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204. "Billie (2019) on Hulu. A documentary about her life based in some"
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interviews done by a journalist who was writing a book on her that she never got to publish.

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208. "Broken, the docuseries on Netflix is pretty good."
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209. "yasuke"
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IG: amadu_me

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211. "Dad Stop Embarrassing Me is pretty good. It has some corny"
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moments but overall it is good.

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214. "I tried and I'm a Jaime fan but it was too corny for me."
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212. "Rush (2013)"
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215. "I finally watched "City of God." It was good."
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217. "One of my favorites. Have you tried Zero Zero Zero on Prime yet?"
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218. "^"
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But hell, what do I know?

  

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216. "catching up on all the Last Chance U's"
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had only seen the first 2 seasons.

Really liked the Oakland one. Probably had the most likeable group of kids, but Jason Brown in Kansas has def been the most entertaining coach lol

watching the basketball one now. Digging it

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219. "finished Ozark. GODDAMN. "
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What a ride.

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220. "The Nevers and The Crime of the Century."
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No idea what’s going on in The Nevers, and it’s giving me that feeling I get watching anime, like it’s assuming I should know everything already.

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227. "The Crime of the Century."
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The other side of the story that the documentary The Pharmacist (Netflix) was telling.

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237. "Nevers is basically Days of Future Past lol"
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289. "The finale actually wrapped it up nicely."
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221. "I finally watched "Stranger Fruit" which was hard for me since I lived i..."
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in STL when this happened. Hard to watch.

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222. "Chefs Table Netflix series"
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223. "Monster? (Netflix)"
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started it, but it's starting off kinda stereotypish, so I clicked over to Jupiter's Legacy.

Jupiter's Legacy (Netflix)

meh....it's alright I guess.

No Guns Life (Hulu)

Private Detective ('Resolver') with a revolver for a head investigating other cyborgs.

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224. "A Black Lady Sketch Show and Girls5Eva"
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Both are completely goofy and silly. But we're about 2 episodes in on each and they've cracked me up.

  

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225. "ABLSS was cool"
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we liked it, too.

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249. "Really funny!"
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226. "The Upshaws (Netflix)"
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give it a shot.

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313. "Just blasted through it last night and tonight."
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Kinda feels like you need the prerequisite courses of having grown up watching the Black sitcoms, but it was pretty funny throughout.

And, Kim Fields still got them joints.

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228. "MLK/FBI "
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Pretty good. I am not interested in every hearing those tapes. The idea of hearing him any intimate situation - even if it was with his wife - is gross to me. Keep the documents sealed!

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230. "Those Who Wish Me Dead was better than I expected."
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231. "White Lines"
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I didn't like any of them, especially the main character (his sister).

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232. "Boy! Watching S1 of Fear the Walking Dead after COVID-19"
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has become a part of our lives is very interesting. Dare I say that I like this show more now?

I stopped watching around season two. Maybe early three. Hated the way Madison treated Chris. Was over it when Travis left. Didn't understand how they just show up on someones ranch and become the leaders.

But I am giving it another go...

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250. "Season 5 is boring as hell!"
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234. "Mare of Easttown w/ Kate Winslet on HBO is worth the hype!"
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Let it ride for a bit and just binged the first five episodes last night/this evening.


It's got bits of a lot of genre stuff - Broadchurch, Prisoners, The Outsider (before it got all supernatural) but the cast is wildly good and the northwest Philly setting is so hyper specific in every detail. Plus for a mostly dramatic show they really do a good job balancing with some levity - the Jean Smart renaissance continues! And Evan Peters clearly watched a LOT of Colin Hanks-as-a-cop footage and is awesome at that role.


There's a chance the broad strokes of the plot are gonna try a little hard for a dramatic twist at the end but at this point if they go goofy they've earned it from me. At least there's definitely not a Cthulu monster waiting at the end of the tunnel.


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235. "I watched the first episode but found it too dark for me. I couldn't tol..."
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some of the personalities especially that boy with the baby. The way he treated his child's mother burned me up and you could clearly see what was coming at the end of that episode.

I might watch another episode but I also might not given what I said about the knowing that I didn't like the show "Them" but continuing to watch because of FOMO. Gotta let that go!!

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236. "The next episodes have more humor to them but yea"
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Ultimately we’re overdosing on drugs and kidnapping teens here so there’s not a lot of sunshine in this series lol


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239. "fam that 5th episode was a muthafucka."
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242. "It’s very good"
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I love the grandmother.

PS the SNL skit is great.

“So back we go to these questions — friendship, character… ethics.”

  

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246. "I really, really appreciate what this show's overall theme was"
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Pretty refreshing for this type of show in general but also just coming out of this whole weird year and seeing most people didn't learn anything about empathy for other people but actually got worse...despite all the darkness of this show, it weirdly left me feeling good about people and community in a weird way.


That said, there DID wind up being a LOT of red herrings and lplot points that felt big and revelatory at the time that this show actually had no interest in other than hitting a dramatic beat in a given episode. So as a murder mystery/kidnapping show it's not in the upper upper echelon, but it's a great example of how TV can just tell you a good, novel-like story and really put you in another world for a few hours without trying to upend the entire medium the way so many post-Sopranos/Wire shows do.


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238. "Train to Busan (2016)"
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I like the way they wrapped up their arms so the zombies could't bite them as they fought them off. I have never see that on The Walking Dead.

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240. "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Reunion"
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243. "Friends Reunion <-- Not nearly as good as the Fresh Prince reunion"
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244. ""High on the Hog" on Netflix. End of first episode had me bawling"
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252. "Excellent show. A rare Netflix gem"
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245. "The 33 about the Chilean mine disaster. Slow start but good. "
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247. "Hereditary "
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its still crazy af

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248. "Le Bureau (french spy show on sundance prime add-on or amc+ i think)"
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5 seasons. on season 3. incredible. like the best parts of homeland without any of the carrie melodrama.
season 1 trailer:
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251. "Casados Con Hijos on Pluto Tv. The set is exactly the same!"
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I find myself channel surfing Pluto Tv at night. I have watched some of the most usual things....

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253. "Startup is now on netflix"
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not sure if I poster this already

they were on point with bitcoin and crypto back in 2016 or whenever it dropped.

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268. "Overall it was pretty damn entertaining"
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Mr whats his name from Fargo s01 killllllled it! And GenCoin gyal was fine

  

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254. "The Kominsky Method is really funny!"
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256. "Anyone watching Superman & Lois or Batwoman S2?"
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I watched the first season of Batwoman, was invested but understood the complaints, the change of the lead has only really lead to good things. It is also a very black lead show as a result while still just being a Superhero show, mid-season finale just happened though and the ending was a pretty dramatic cliffhanger.

Superman & Lois feels good to me. First 5 episodes were a while ago, it's started up again recently. It's a 'spinoff' from the recurring characters in the Supergirl/Arrowverse series but it feels different from those shows in a good way. The teen sons' plot lines can end up feeling a bit angsty but it all ties together well overall and I think it's an interesting spin on the typical Supes character/story.

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257. "Sam Jay is a genius."
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Like I swear she is from The future having conversations we will all be having in the future once we break free from the current culture wars.


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273. "I really liked her stand up special, didn't like the first ep of her sho..."
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I hate the logic of "if someone says something stupid, we laugh at them, not intellectualize it."
Like, if that's how you handle it, that's cool. Not everyone is you. There are multiple ways to approach a situation and the intellectualizing is just as valuable (or even moreso, imo) as the just laughing and shaming.

And goddamn she says nigga a lot. And I say it a lot. But she's just fucking egregious talking to these white people.

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258. "Bo Burnham “Inside” (Netflix) - best comedy special I’ve seen in y..."
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Inspired by the pandemic, mental health, the whites whiting and our aggressively online culture.

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260. "RE: Bo Burnham “Inside” (Netflix) - best comedy special I’ve seen ..."
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I tried to watch it last night got about maybe 20 minutes in but didn't get any comedy out of it, just him meandering around his apartment singing half naked

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262. "comedy specials on okp tend to be white and unfunny "
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and this looks like another one

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266. "eh half the folks on here act like Dave isnt funny anymore"
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folks on here complain that Atlanta isnt "haha" funny all the time

so i have no idea what the temp is for OKP comedy is as a majority

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