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pot
> Teenager of the Year <

Iceland
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Posted - 04/09/2020 :  18:52:36  Show Profile  Visit pot's Homepage  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Bedbug

The Platform

Weird and disturbing and relevant to our time.



I watched that and it was so bad I actually felt like I was there enduring this shit

Everyone seems to be raving about it but IMO it's overrated

If you want a good Spanish prison/doom porn movie then Cell 211 is your man
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Troubles A Foot
= Cult of Ray =

USA
264 Posts

Posted - 04/09/2020 :  22:53:25  Show Profile  Visit Troubles A Foot's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Started The Witcher. Two episodes in and eh. I'm not really into fantasy and all the elves and silly names and gobbledygook just makes my brain shut down. But mainly the writing doesn't seem very good.

Impossible to watch without subtitles too, which is annoying. All the dialogue is them saying fictional names of people and towns and spells and stuff and we were like what the hell are they saying?? until putting the subtitles on.
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Bedbug
* Dog in the Sand *

2233 Posts

Posted - 04/10/2020 :  06:37:23  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by pot

quote:
Originally posted by Bedbug

The Platform

Weird and disturbing and relevant to our time.



I watched that and it was so bad I actually felt like I was there enduring this shit

Everyone seems to be raving about it but IMO it's overrated

If you want a good Spanish prison/doom porn movie then Cell 211 is your man



Pot, I would watch a show about you. It sounds very entertaining. :-)
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pot
> Teenager of the Year <

Iceland
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Posted - 05/08/2020 :  14:33:22  Show Profile  Visit pot's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Decided to take the plunge with Netflix Hollywood this week. Seemed a bit mainstream, not dark and depressing enough but as it turned it it's actually very bloody good and probably going to win an emmy award.
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Troubles A Foot
= Cult of Ray =

USA
264 Posts

Posted - 05/19/2020 :  10:07:12  Show Profile  Visit Troubles A Foot's Homepage  Reply with Quote
I've been watching so many movies, almost one a day, sometimes more.

If anyone else here is on Letterboxd, follow me:

https://letterboxd.com/OhHiJordan/
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Bedbug
* Dog in the Sand *

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Posted - 05/21/2020 :  05:07:36  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
David Lynch's new short animated film "Fire" is worth ten minutes of your life.
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Bedbug
* Dog in the Sand *

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Posted - 05/21/2020 :  05:08:19  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Correction, it's not actually new, but it's up on youtube i think for the first time. I think it was produced in 2015.
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danjersey
> Teenager of the Year <

USA
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Posted - 05/24/2020 :  18:53:14  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ge0RrGcwTRg
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Troubles A Foot
= Cult of Ray =

USA
264 Posts

Posted - 05/25/2020 :  13:50:41  Show Profile  Visit Troubles A Foot's Homepage  Reply with Quote
The Deuce season 3. The Deuce is a great show. I was actually a background extra on seasons 2 and 3!

Also showing my girlfriend Fawlty Towers which is just the funniest show ever. I'm happy she likes it so much.

We watched Solar Opposites which I had some mixed reactions to.
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pot
> Teenager of the Year <

Iceland
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Posted - 06/01/2020 :  16:57:30  Show Profile  Visit pot's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Rewatching Season 5 of Orange Is The New Black. Oh no wait, my mistake it's just some videos on twitter of a bunch of folk looting malls.
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Bedbug
* Dog in the Sand *

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Posted - 06/04/2020 :  07:29:08  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I'm watching Hunters. It's pretty good so far.
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pot
> Teenager of the Year <

Iceland
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Posted - 07/22/2020 :  12:28:18  Show Profile  Visit pot's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Just netbinged on Stateless, drama about Australia's immigration system and based on true storie. Epic on so many levels. Australian TV for the win again
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The Maharal
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Posted - 07/23/2020 :  10:51:53  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Rewatching The Wire. It's my first rewatch since watching it about nine years ago. Still the best series ever made.
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Bedbug
* Dog in the Sand *

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Posted - 07/24/2020 :  05:07:11  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I hope everyone is tuning in to David Lynch Theatre on his you tube channel. Great stuff.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDLD_zxiuyh1IMasq9nbjrA
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Troubles A Foot
= Cult of Ray =

USA
264 Posts

Posted - 07/25/2020 :  20:18:33  Show Profile  Visit Troubles A Foot's Homepage  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by The Maharal

Rewatching The Wire. It's my first rewatch since watching it about nine years ago. Still the best series ever made.




I rewatched it a few months ago. I used to think it was just a bit overrated. My opinion has changed. Absolutely brilliant (and hilarious and tragic) the second time around. It makes most other TV just look so damn bad.
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Bedbug
* Dog in the Sand *

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Posted - 08/06/2020 :  07:17:34  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Parasite is a lot of fun, not what I was expecting.

Ad Astra is just beautiful, loved it.

The Lighthouse is a trip, good luck watching that movie. Fun, dark, creepy, horrific
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Troubles A Foot
= Cult of Ray =

USA
264 Posts

Posted - 08/06/2020 :  14:29:28  Show Profile  Visit Troubles A Foot's Homepage  Reply with Quote
I liked all three of those movies.

I just watched the Watchmen HBO show. I thought it was OK. I didn't like it as much as both the original comic (obviously) and Lindelof's previous TV works. I admired aspects of it and didn't like other aspects of it. Jeremy Irons was the standout to me.
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Bedbug
* Dog in the Sand *

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Posted - 09/11/2020 :  11:21:06  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I May Destroy You, from the UK, has a been a good watch so far, though quite challenging subject matter.

Anybody looking forward to Dune?
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pot
> Teenager of the Year <

Iceland
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Posted - 09/13/2020 :  02:20:52  Show Profile  Visit pot's Homepage  Reply with Quote
I'm Thinking Of Ending Things:

New Charlie Kaufman film on Netflix. Should appeal to the Lynch fans, it's weird as well. Awks everywhere.

Netflix recommended it to me after I watched The Social Dilemma (also worth a look, and quite disturbing). Basically a documentary about the power of social media on our lives, scary stuff. All the pieces of the puzzles are starting to come together, and it's starting to look like the plan is to destabilise the entire world through employing enormously complex AI algorithms to spy on us through our social media accounts and influence our behaviour. No seriously, watch this shit it's not a tin foil hat theory it's actually happening. This is how the NWO are going to take over the world.

So anyway, I spend an hour and a half being told not to click on things the internet recommends to me and then at the end the internet recommends a really good new film from Charlie Kaufman, which I could not resist because Being John Malkovic and Adaptation are classic offbeat masterpieces. The irony (I thought) as I clicked play and watched it. It's got Jesse Plemons and David Thewlis in it, who are both great actors. Thewlis is really funny.

Edited by - pot on 09/13/2020 02:23:11
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Troubles A Foot
= Cult of Ray =

USA
264 Posts

Posted - 09/16/2020 :  22:22:12  Show Profile  Visit Troubles A Foot's Homepage  Reply with Quote
I also watched I'm Thinking Of Ending Things.

Here is my reaction. Feel free to follow me if any of you all are also on Letterboxd!

https://letterboxd.com/ohhijordan/film/im-thinking-of-ending-things/
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The Maharal
= Cult of Ray =

872 Posts

Posted - 10/22/2020 :  11:50:43  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Troubles A Foot

quote:
Originally posted by The Maharal

Rewatching The Wire. It's my first rewatch since watching it about nine years ago. Still the best series ever made.




I rewatched it a few months ago. I used to think it was just a bit overrated. My opinion has changed. Absolutely brilliant (and hilarious and tragic) the second time around. It makes most other TV just look so damn bad.



Finished my rewatch a few weeks ago - still an amazing show. I didn't realise there is now three series of The Deuce. I really enjoyed the first one as it was nice and gritty as you'd expect from a David Simon show but never got around to the second series. Must get onto it soon.

At the minute we're watching Legion. It's OK. It's not the genre I'll usually go for but my girlfriend wanted to watch it. The Fargo (TV) creator is behind it and it also features Aubrey Plaza so it does just about enough to satisfy me.
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