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    letterkenny: 7/10
    (available on hulu)

    this show is quite fascinating because it's so good but in a way that makes you go "why the hell is this good!?"
    it sort of defies describing it accurately, the best i can think of is imagine the mocumentary films like "a mighty wind" and "best in show" and those, combined with king of the hill, set in rural hicksville canada.

    the premise sounds unappealing but it's insanely well written and acted and kind of a joy to behold it in action because it's so astoundingly improbable that it be as damn good as it is.

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    Chernobyl the HBO mini-series. 2 episodes in and its the scariest thing I've seen in years. 10/10, so far.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tars Tarkus View Post
    Chernobyl the HBO mini-series. 2 episodes in and its the scariest thing I've seen in years. 10/10, so far.
    It's a shame it bears absolutely no resemblance to the events it claims to depict.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bilby View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Tars Tarkus View Post
    Chernobyl the HBO mini-series. 2 episodes in and its the scariest thing I've seen in years. 10/10, so far.
    It's a shame it bears absolutely no resemblance to the events it claims to depict.
    I have little idea what happened historically, and intend to delve into it once the series is over.

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    FLEABAG Excellent! Watch it. (Amazon production)






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    All in the Family -- Live remake 8/10

    The original show was fantastic. I was highly skeptical when I heard of the remake, especially Marisa Tomei as Edith (I like her generally, but didn't think it fit). However, she was amazing and the highlight of the show, and they stuck true to the original script which sadly did not require any updating to be reflect current society.
    Woody wasn't as believable delivering Archie's lines, but was passable, while the Jefferson family was done very well even if Jamie Foxx flubbed a line and broke the fourth wall.

    Maybe may rating is a bit higher due to low expectations, but I'm gonna watch is again just for Tomei's performance alone.

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    I like Woody, but yeah he wasn't right for that part, was the weak link. Otherwise, good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ronburgundy View Post
    All in the Family -- Live remake 8/10

    The original show was fantastic. I was highly skeptical when I heard of the remake, especially Marisa Tomei as Edith (I like her generally, but didn't think it fit). However, she was amazing and the highlight of the show, and they stuck true to the original script which sadly did not require any updating to be reflect current society.
    Woody wasn't as believable delivering Archie's lines, but was passable, while the Jefferson family was done very well even if Jamie Foxx flubbed a line and broke the fourth wall.

    Maybe may rating is a bit higher due to low expectations, but I'm gonna watch is again just for Tomei's performance alone.
    The entire show is a US remake of the UK show 'Til Death Us Do Part, later rebooted as In Sickness and in Health.

    It's evidently very well suited to remakes. Though I find it hard to imagine anyone other than Warren Mitchell in the lead role.

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    Watched the first episode of the new "season" of Black Mirror. They've gone back to having only a few episodes.

    As always, set in the near possible future, with a new technology that has unintended consequences. They're exploring the possibilities of virtual reality again, and (IMO) asking the broader question of if you are really "you" when you go online or play an online game.

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    Riverdale - 1/10

    Really poorly made, even by the standards of a teen drama show. If one were to ask the writers and directors of this show what it's about, I seriously doubt any of them would be able to tell you. They just have a bunch of random, unrelated stuff going on switch back and forth between apparently trying to be serious and apparently trying to be silly and failing miserably at both. Really, the only ongoing theme which remains consistent from episode to episode is that the highest form of morality is absolute loyalty to your street gang and submission to its leader. That's the major message of a shockingly large number of episodes in a completely unironic way.

    It was a decent Archie TV show for about two episodes, but then apparently the entire production team got addicted to crack and stopped talking to each other.

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