Russian Doll

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Rob Lister
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Russian Doll

Post by Rob Lister » Mon Feb 04, 2019 10:33 pm

Russian Doll

Netflix, new.

Even if it isn't your exact thing, I don't think you can be disappointed. It is well written, well made and very-well acted. Even ed might like it. High hopes, yo!


It casts nobody you much know. Lead is Natasha Lyonne, whom you probably won't remember as the dike burying her face in the crotches of a multitude of other dikes in Orange is the New Black. She's not a dike in this, not that there's anything wrong with being a dike ... just sayin' ... so, no offense, ed.

At first trailer glimpse, I thought it was just a rehash of Groundhog Day (ah la Bill Murrary, Andie MacDowell). And it was a tiny bit at first but with an utterly different take throughout.

It goes from odd and funny to very fucking disturbing in an odd progression.


This is an eight-episode series, thirty minutes each. So a short four-hour binge. And you will!

Good luck!

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Re: Russian Doll

Post by ed » Mon Feb 04, 2019 10:39 pm

Started it. Thought "Groundhog Day". You say "No" and I trust you Rob, in spite of everything.

We shall see.
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Re: Russian Doll

Post by Nyarlathotep » Wed Feb 06, 2019 7:03 pm

Started it last night. Two episodes in.

All I can say is I hope it gets better.
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Re: Russian Doll

Post by ed » Sun Feb 24, 2019 12:14 pm

Enjoyed it. Lead chick is very good. It wobbled a bit after the introduction of the (obligatory) black dude but recovered. Certainly worth a peek.

Rob: you are on the road to redemption.
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