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Re: The TV thread
« Reply #405 on: June 16, 2022, 11:08:05 AM »
Been watching the Rookie with Nathan Fillion, pretty neat.
Also watching an older show called Elementary. Love it.



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Re: The TV thread
« Reply #406 on: January 30, 2023, 09:46:40 AM »
The Last of Us on HBO...phenomenal first 3 episodes so far. You should watch it.
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Re: The TV thread
« Reply #407 on: February 17, 2023, 10:37:30 AM »
I watched up to episode 3, haven't progressed further due to life getting in the way. That means I get to binge 2 episodes when we sit down or 3 episodes. Girlfriend works 7 on 7 off (nurse) and can't watch with out her.

I will say I did not like the first episode. It was a little boring. Episode 3 was pretty sad. It did hit home even though I am not into gay porn lol. ( I know it's not porn) just not my preference but the story I thought was done well. If I cried at shows I could imagine a little leak would occur.



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Re: The TV thread
« Reply #408 on: February 24, 2023, 10:06:02 PM »
I do like Last Of Us, but having played the game (not the sequel though, never got around to it), the sometimes 1:1 adaptation of a scene and dialogue kinda makes me feel like Iím a little punished for having already played the game, story wise; but Bella Ramsay and Pedro Pascal are killing it in their roles.

I do feel weird they took the time to devote an entire episode to a side character from the game, only because I feel like - risk of some spoilers here if youíre not caught up to episode 5 -
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they made it to Wyoming and then the university really fast after that. If youíre going to pad it out, pad it out. Give us more Ellie and Joel moments not from  the game or give us more of Melanie Lynskeys characters backstory and I dunno, maybe keep her alive to some capacity?
Thatís extremely nitpicky though, ultimately Iíve been enjoying it.
« Last Edit: February 28, 2023, 01:17:47 PM by BojackHorsefella »

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Re: The TV thread
« Reply #409 on: February 28, 2023, 10:56:08 AM »
I think so fat they have done a fantastic job with the Last of US.  Some of the changes I have not enjoyed as much as others but overall it's a great show. Great game, a great show so far.  They last of us 2 is one of the best games I have ever played for those that have not indulged yet.


 

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