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What are you watching (TV - 2018)?

Postby cranky laowai » Thu Jan 18, 2018 15:17

Kal El wrote:
cranky laowai wrote:Star Trek: Discovery


It looks good, and I like the lead. Not yet great, but I'm willing to give it time.

Cranky, I absolutely loved episodes 1 and 2, even with all the PC equal opportunity casting etc, with the exception of us having to buy that two human females could beam onto a Klingon warship and fight Klingon warriors with any measure of success. If one had been Vulcan I could have given it a measure of leeway, but that was meh. Other than that, everything was great. Especially Michelle Yeoh. Pity about her short tenure, though.
So far episodes 3 and 4 have been very meh and have left me wondering, why did they cancel Enterprise? That was an awesome series they fucked up by having to compress 2 or 3 seasons into the final fourth. So yeah, I'll wait and see how it pans out. So far, so "okish".

I'm really enjoying the mirror universe episodes they've been having. :thumbsup:

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Re: What are you watching (TV - 2018)?

Postby LostInTaipei » Thu Jan 18, 2018 21:30

cranky laowai wrote:I'm really enjoying the mirror universe episodes they've been having. :thumbsup:

I have certainly never enjoyed a first-season Trek as much as this one. Maybe, just maybe, I liked late-season DS9 more - but it's a tough call.

I'm impressed by how they're handling the Mirror Universe: it's tough to maintain the balance between camp and menace, but so far they're succeeding.
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Re: What are you watching (TV - 2018)?

Postby Kal El » Fri Jan 19, 2018 12:43

I agree, it's been good so far.

LostInTaipei wrote:I have certainly never enjoyed a first-season Trek as much as this one. Maybe, just maybe, I liked late-season DS9 more - but it's a tough call.

I mostly agree, but I loved the first seasons of Voyager and Enterprise.
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Re: What are you watching (TV - 2018)?

Postby jimipresley » Fri Apr 06, 2018 10:21

Watched the first three episodes of "The Terror". It's quite good.


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Actually, it's really good.
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Re: What are you watching (TV - 2018)?

Postby Kal El » Wed Apr 18, 2018 00:58

jimipresley wrote:Watched the first three episodes of "The Terror". It's quite good.


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Actually, it's really good.

Just finished watching it. Excellent from beginning to end. It's a pity it seems there won't be a second season.
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Re: What are you watching (TV - 2018)?

Postby sandman » Wed Apr 18, 2018 13:30

Really want to see this one. Wish there wasn't a monster, though. Just finished reading Shakleton's account of the Endurance and the privations they endured.
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Re: What are you watching (TV - 2018)?

Postby Kal El » Thu Apr 19, 2018 08:24

sandman wrote:Really want to see this one. Wish there wasn't a monster, though. Just finished reading Shakleton's account of the Endurance and the privations they endured.

Yeah, the supernatural monster was a bit overboard. A regular polar bear stalking the two crews would have sufficed.
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