Good TV (aka, the TV series spamthread), the second series

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Re: Good TV (aka, the TV series spamthread), the second series

Post by Achtung Englander » Mon Aug 08, 2022 11:14 am

The Sandman

Ironically in the first episode when he managed to escape his cage, he successfully managed to send me to sleep. One episode was enough for me.

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Post by Animalmother » Mon Aug 08, 2022 11:47 am

I watched the first 2 episodes and I'm still not sure what to make of it. The acting is pretty rough in places which I don't necessarily think is the actors fault. I'll watch a couple more and see if I stick with it. This being Netflix I'm sure they've already decided to cancel the series.

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Post by Sly Boots » Mon Aug 08, 2022 12:29 pm

Well, I'm really enjoying it.

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Post by Animalmother » Mon Aug 08, 2022 12:59 pm

Does the main character actually sound like Neil Gaiman or is that my imagination?

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Post by Mantis » Wed Aug 10, 2022 10:17 am

Better Call Saul is shaping up for a pretty grim end by the looks of things. The last few episodes have been fantastic.

I'm really going to miss this show and world when it's finished. I can't see where there would be room for any further spin offs that wouldn't be totally unnecessary.

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Post by Wrathbone » Wed Aug 10, 2022 10:45 am

I still can't decide if it's better than Breaking Bad (it's at least as good), or whether that comparison is even valid, but it's grown into something magnificent. I'm genuinely tense for how it will end.

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Post by eny » Wed Aug 10, 2022 12:12 pm

Breaking Bad was like finding an exquisite wine cellar, Better Call Saul has been like drinking the best bottles in that cellar! :D
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Post by ManBearSquid » Wed Aug 10, 2022 4:04 pm

I'm on the final episode of season 3. It takes its time, which I actually really appreciate, but it's really enjoyable with great characters.

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Post by Alan » Sun Aug 14, 2022 11:59 pm

Severance
That was great! Cliffhanger ending not so much though, that was frustrating.
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Post by Mantis » Tue Aug 16, 2022 7:48 pm

Fantastic ending for Better Call Saul. Really enjoyed the pacing and character work of that. Wasn't expecting it to pan out the way it did at all.

I think a Breaking Bad rewatch is going to be on the cards now.

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Post by Sly Boots » Tue Aug 16, 2022 8:02 pm

Mantis wrote:
Tue Aug 16, 2022 7:48 pm
Fantastic ending for Better Call Saul. Really enjoyed the pacing and character work of that. Wasn't expecting it to pan out the way it did at all.

I think a Breaking Bad rewatch is going to be on the cards now.
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Post by Raid » Tue Aug 16, 2022 8:07 pm

Same. I'm tempted to watch both as a double-header, but given how this series usually goes I suspect that might be a bit heavy (I think they'd be over two hours between them). I've actually been slightly disappointed in some of the episodes following the hiatus; they're of the usual high quality of course, but the story took a direction I wasn't expecting it to. I'm actually a little apprehensive about how it's going to end.

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Post by Wrathbone » Wed Aug 17, 2022 6:18 am

I thought the ending was great and absolutely fitting.
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It might not have been the rollercoaster that BB’s final few episodes were, but as a character piece it was superb. I’m going to be mulling on the end for a while, but it’s both heartwarming and heartbreaking that Saul (or Jimmy, rather) admitted everything seemingly for sole reason of Kim’s respect. He could have taken the 7 years, he could even have given the truth because he was tired of running or to show everyone how brilliant he actually is (which I think is what he wanted everyone to believe), but really I think he just wanted Kim to see him being completely open and honest for once.

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Re: Good TV (aka, the TV series spamthread), the second series

Post by Animalmother » Thu Aug 18, 2022 3:49 pm

Watched a bit more of Sandman and enjoying it now. Liked the episode that stays in one location.

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Re: Good TV (aka, the TV series spamthread), the second series

Post by Sly Boots » Thu Aug 18, 2022 4:33 pm

Animalmother wrote:
Thu Aug 18, 2022 3:49 pm
Watched a bit more of Sandman and enjoying it now. Liked the episode that stays in one location.
Is that the diner? Yeah, that started off really low-key and sure went to some places :lol:

There's another one coming up that's really good as well, without giving any spoilers it's where you see what Dream's sister does for a living.

Honestly, I really enjoyed it, looking forward to the next season.

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