What TV Shows do you watch?

commiecorvus

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I just finished the second season of Luke Cage and Sweet Christmas....
It was actually better then the first in many ways.
The season was tighter, it didn't suffer the later episode drag that the first season did when they changed big bads and the themes were were well established.
It leaves Luke in an really interesting place for the third season too.
Even Danny Rand couldn't screw it up.
The one episode he was in wasn't really all that bad, even though the tonal shift felt a little weird.
It was great to see Detective Knight get her android arm and kick ass.
As usual Shades proved to be one of the more interesting characters on the show.
The music is fucking amazing just like last season.
Luke Cage season 2 soundtrack revealed: who are the musical acts in Netflix's latest Marvel series? - https://www.radiotimes.com/news/on-demand/2018-06-25/luke-cage-season-2-soundtrack-music-acts-artists-netflix/
It still can't beat season one of Jessica Jones but it was damned good.
 

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why am i obsessed with this show "Pose" on Fx Sunday nights



 

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So the second season of Iron Fist surprised the hell out of me.
After the first sucking so bad it wouldn't have been hard to improve but I really didn't expect to enjoy it so much.
Danny Rand is still horribly miscast but they worked with it and the martial arts were such a massive improvement.
The side characters were great, please give us Daughters of the Dragon, please.
The ending was not canon, which is great but if you go digging some of it is.
I was prepared to write this one off and I never thought I would be saying I looked forward to a Season Three but look what decent writing and a new show runner can do.
 

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The Knick. So underrated and ended too soon.
It was such a complete loop. Also, a good what to learn a bit of 1900s NYC trivia.
Really bummed out by Westworld's second season...the first was p good but S02 got really memey and plot holey in a hurry
You didnt understand it. Then again no one did. The Indian episode was the best.

Watching the Purge, DC arrowverse Big Brother, Superstore, salvation, and alot more.
 
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I'm almost done re watching Brooklyn 99, still my favorite. Gonna re watch New Girl next. Then the next seasons of the Arrowverse should be back on by then
 
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Decided to watch all of That 70s Show. I caught episodes here and there when it was on the air, but I was also a teenager then and tv shows weren’t a big priority.

Anyways I’m on the last season.

Same thing with Charmed, which is funny because I’m finishing up right around the reboot is expected to start.
 

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i guess i'm waiting til October 25th for this one ...


Courtney Act - The Bi Life
 

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Just finished Maniac, so bizarre yet pretty cool at the same time.
 

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I watch: So You Think You can dance, Dancing with (unknown) "Stars".
All Veterinarian shows and My Cat from Hell.
Grace and Frankie. Transparent.
Of course Big Bang. I think Young Sheldon is cute.
Faceoff, and Fashion shows. Anything to do with Tattoos.
West World. GOT.
I like Masterpiece. Any character driven show. I want to watch Grey's Anatomy.
Looking forward to The Bi Life.
I wanna see Manic
Jane Fonda in 5 acts was really good.
 
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Still one of the best two hours of TV that I can recall.

"Find out what happened,"

"Ran INTO the fire"

"The streets of heaven are too crowded with angels...This is a time for American heroes."
 

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You didnt understand it. Then again no one did. The Indian episode was the best.
Maybe that's for the best then. The "suffering -> enlightenment" themes are a bit offputting for me personally.

Then there's the other problem of Thandie Newton being a poor actress who can't emote to save her life, to the point where I wonder if her face is permanently stuck on that bug eyed stare she keeps doing. The dialogue they give her is total cringe ("PLEASURE'S ALL MINE, DAHLING") and we also get waaaaaaay too many close up shots of Evan Rachel Wood's horse face.

Anyways the whole premise of robot slaves getting woke and seeking revenge on humanity bugs me the more I think about it. Blade Runner did this too. What makes anybody think that an AI-powered robot would necessarily have the same mindset and drives that a human does, like the concept of freedom vs. slavery, an understanding that freedom is desirable over slavery, revenge, etc.? It would have to be deliberately programmed that way from the beginning, because it's just a software program. It makes about as much sense as a story about Stephen King's laptop being used to write so many horror novels that it eventually achieves self-awareness with the personality of a sadistic serial killer.

It would be more interesting if the natural limitations of AI contrasted with real human consciousness and morality were central to the story, but as with Blade Runner they just went the typical Hollywood route of a story about slaves fighting for freedom, which has already been done 200 million times and is boring. If your robots are psychologically identical to bio-humans, why even bother with the robot metaphor at that point, just make another Django Unchained about real humans.
 

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The Elseworlds crossover of The Flash, Supergirl, Batwoman, and Green Arrow is pretty damn good so far.
 
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