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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby daftbeaker » Wed Jan 15, 2014 8:08 pm

The Sport Direct bake-off thingy. Kirsty Young might be getting on a bit but still :lech:

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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby Pete Byrdie » Thu Jan 16, 2014 3:24 am

I don't watch much TV, but I am a fan of Sherlock. Did anyone watch the new series? I enjoyed it, but in a three episode series, really at least one episode should be on concept. I found myself at the end longing for an episode where they just get an ordinary case and follow it from beginning to end. I worry that directorial style has overtaken basic storytelling a bit, with too much of an episode shown in flashbacks, and sometimes not even that excuse for showing things in a distracting nonlinear fashion. Also, too many abstractions of Sherlock's deduction processes. This stuff is not story! We had five minutes of him deciding which way to fall after being shot in the last one.

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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby Roy Hunter » Sun Mar 09, 2014 6:54 pm

Just finished watching Ashes to Ashes.

Shit.
That was good.

Also, not what I was expecting.

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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby PKMKII » Mon Mar 17, 2014 9:52 pm

The new Cosmos with Neil DeGrasse Tyson. Is good ya.
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Postby daftbeaker » Sun May 04, 2014 4:56 pm

Honey Badgers: Masters of Mayhem

Cheeky little sods and very clever, well worth watching for UK residents.
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Postby Rainswept » Mon May 26, 2014 3:15 pm

R + L = J ?
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby PKMKII » Wed Mar 25, 2015 8:50 pm

Regarding a certain Mr. Clarkson:
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby daftbeaker » Thu Mar 26, 2015 7:47 am

Quite right, he should have just bitten the producer instead :haha:
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby daftbeaker » Sun Apr 19, 2015 6:55 pm

A Keith Floyd programme on the BBC Iplayer, Rick Stein's got hair :confused: :shocked:
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby gronank » Sun May 10, 2015 5:42 pm

Does anyone else think that Jonathan Pryce got his part i Game of Thrones after his convincing performance as the Pope for the last few years?
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Postby Cardinal Fang » Sun May 10, 2015 7:21 pm

I prefer to think of it as he got the part because he's English, and they keep killing characters off, so they're cycling through actors quite quickly (for some reason they seem to like English actors in these sort of fantasty series and films).

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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby gronank » Sun May 10, 2015 8:12 pm

Pryce is the second Bond villain they've had on the show, you could go for the hattrick and bring in Christopher Lee.But I think also think it's time to balance that out with some Bonds. What are Timothy Dalton and Pierce Brosnan doing these days?
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby ChowMein » Sat Jun 27, 2015 5:51 am

Rainswept wrote:R + L = J ?


Yah , that equation adds up nicely .

I have just started watching Supernatural again , I watched the first season bit missed the majority of the episodes . I stopped watching because I found it a bit boring and something of a poor man's The Night Stalker ,of which I was a huge fan .
I have been resisting the urge for cable because i feel they want too much money per month so we have been buying a lot of DVDs .
My roomie picked up seasons 3,7,and 8 of Supernatural a week ago , since we hadn't anything else worth watching I gave them a go , mainly because i noticed Lauren easy on my eyes Cohan from The Walking Dead on the dust jacket .
I am now a fan , i love the humour and all the mythology , angels and such even though they take liberties with the source materials .
I had a great chuckle after the protagonists destroyed a demon disguised as a highway patrolman .The crane shot showed the boys covering up his( its) car with branches and we see it is numbered 54 .
I could here Herman Munster yelling , " CAR 54 ! WHERE ARE YOUUUUUU !
Har de har har !


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