General tv discussion thread - good, bad, axings etc etc

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Re: General tv discussion thread - good, bad, axings etc etc

Postby LMA » Thu Jul 25, 2019 11:44 pm

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heater31 wrote:Have started watching Chernobyl on Fox Showtime. 96% rating on Rotten tomatoes.

Only seen the first episode as the missus wants to watch it too so only 1 episode per week.

It must be good as my old man is as fussy when it comes to TV shows and only told him about it on Sunday and he's watched all 4 released episodes already!


I've watched the first 3, really enjoying it, those Russians are crazy.
A little off putting that the whole thing is in English, not complaining but just seems strange


Appeals to a wider audience that way, much like Enemy at the Gates. I for one am not a fan of reading subtitles, especially when talking is combined with nudity.


You're a fan of the nude miners scenes?


:lol: just seen this.
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Re: General tv discussion thread - good, bad, axings etc etc

Postby The Dark Knight » Sun Jul 28, 2019 4:47 pm

I downloaded and watch Chernobyl over the weekend, just finshed it. Brilliant series and great insight into the truly devastating impact the Chernobyl disaster had.
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Re: General tv discussion thread - good, bad, axings etc etc

Postby Bum Crack » Mon Jul 29, 2019 10:51 am

There's a good doco on tonight on Crime and Investigation Channel on Foxtel about Nicola Gobbo, the lawyer who acted for who's who of the Melbourne underworld scene whilst also being a police informant. I watched it last week on Sky News and it was a bloody good show and is being replayed on CI channel tonight. Definitely worth a look.
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Re: General tv discussion thread - good, bad, axings etc etc

Postby MatteeG » Tue Jul 30, 2019 5:37 pm

LMA wrote:
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heater31 wrote:Have started watching Chernobyl on Fox Showtime. 96% rating on Rotten tomatoes.

Only seen the first episode as the missus wants to watch it too so only 1 episode per week.

It must be good as my old man is as fussy when it comes to TV shows and only told him about it on Sunday and he's watched all 4 released episodes already!


Finished this Tuesday night. Loved it. First mini series I've got into for a long time.


Disturbing fact at the end about the people on the bridge that night


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Re: General tv discussion thread - good, bad, axings etc etc

Postby LMA » Wed Jul 31, 2019 7:36 am

Wentworth :shock:
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Re: General tv discussion thread - good, bad, axings etc etc

Postby The Ash Man » Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:28 am

LMA wrote:Wentworth :shock:


I freaked out at that last scene at the “bonfire”
Can’t wait til next season already!


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Re: General tv discussion thread - good, bad, axings etc etc

Postby Wedgie » Wed Jul 31, 2019 2:38 pm

Was an awesome season of Wentworth, edge of seat stuff and an unbelievable ending!
Its hard to see that season being bettered!
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Re: General tv discussion thread - good, bad, axings etc etc

Postby Sheik Yerbouti » Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:05 pm

Anyone expecting the ABC's rendition of Robert G Barretts 'Les Norton 'series to be anything even remotely like the books will be sorely disappointed.
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Re: General tv discussion thread - good, bad, axings etc etc

Postby Magellan » Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:55 am

Sheik Yerbouti wrote:Anyone expecting the ABC's rendition of Robert G Barretts 'Les Norton 'series to be anything even remotely like the books will be sorely disappointed.

Didn’t mind the first episode, but I haven’t read the books, and form what I hear, you probably couldn’t make the books into a TV show. Keen to read the books, though.
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Re: General tv discussion thread - good, bad, axings etc etc

Postby Sheik Yerbouti » Tue Aug 13, 2019 5:29 pm

Easy read, good laugh, characters in the books are nowhere even close to the ABC series.
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Re: General tv discussion thread - good, bad, axings etc etc

Postby Grenville » Tue Aug 13, 2019 7:06 pm

Rove cu***ng McManus, why do they keep putting this prick on tv?
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Re: General tv discussion thread - good, bad, axings etc etc

Postby Magellan » Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:48 pm

Grenville wrote:Rove cu***ng McManus, why do they keep putting this prick on tv?

What show is he hosting now? He’s a royal pain in the arse.
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Postby HH3 » Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:45 am

Grenville wrote:Rove cu***ng McManus, why do they keep putting this prick on tv?
Probably because he produces everything

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Re: General tv discussion thread - good, bad, axings etc etc

Postby Brodlach » Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:48 am

He is filling in why that Grant Denyer block cant move due to a bad back
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Re: General tv discussion thread - good, bad, axings etc etc

Postby Magellan » Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:59 am

Brodlach wrote:He is filling in why that Grant Denyer block cant move due to a bad back

Ta. Seems like a threefold increase in the wanker factor.
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Re: General tv discussion thread - good, bad, axings etc etc

Postby Grenville » Thu Aug 15, 2019 4:55 pm

Magellan wrote:
Brodlach wrote:He is filling in why that Grant Denyer block cant move due to a bad back

Ta. Seems like a threefold increase in the wanker factor.


Agreed.
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Re: General tv discussion thread - good, bad, axings etc etc

Postby Magellan » Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:22 pm

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Brodlach wrote:He is filling in why that Grant Denyer block cant move due to a bad back

Ta. Seems like a threefold increase in the wanker factor.


Agreed.

Plus, the bar was pretty high to start with, so it's no wonder people are getting the shits.
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Re: General tv discussion thread - good, bad, axings etc etc

Postby Grenville » Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:49 pm

Magellan wrote:
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Brodlach wrote:He is filling in why that Grant Denyer block cant move due to a bad back

Ta. Seems like a threefold increase in the wanker factor.


Agreed.

Plus, the bar was pretty high to start with, so it's no wonder people are getting the shits.


Never thought I'd be wishing for Denyer to get back on the box.
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Re: General tv discussion thread - good, bad, axings etc etc

Postby Magellan » Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:23 am

Anyone watch the finale of The Handmaid's Tale last night? Thoughts? I'm kind of glad the season's over, the narrative really dragged for me this season.
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Re: General tv discussion thread - good, bad, axings etc etc

Postby LMA » Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:01 pm

Magellan wrote:Anyone watch the finale of The Handmaid's Tale last night? Thoughts? I'm kind of glad the season's over, the narrative really dragged for me this season.


Haven't watched it yet but as a whole this season has failed to keep my attention at times, unlike the first 2 seasons.

*edit - Thought it was a good final episode with some good feel and sad moments, a little similar to season 2 ending though.
I read somewhere that the show has now surpassed the book/s so like Game of Thrones it's in the show writer's hands.
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