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The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Succession

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Succession_(TV_series)

It makes your family seem warm and normal. Give it a couple of episodes.
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The Victim

That Girl from Trainspoting and No Country for Old Men and That Guy from The Mummy.

Who is the victim?

Sort of based on real events where kids killed a kid and were held anonymously then released, since they were kids, without their names being released. Caused quite a controversy in Ol' Blighty and still does.

In this case, it is Scotland.

What if you think you found "him?"

Done better than I described.

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The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11460508/

Pretty good so far but we've only watched 3 episdodes.
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Pyrrho wrote:
Fri Jun 05, 2020 2:13 pm
The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11460508/

Pretty good so far but we've only watched 3 episdodes.
There are only 4 episodes spread out over 9 years, so you're 3/4 of the waay theere

Available on Amazon Prime1.

This is your typical British Detective genre2. Sort of a lower budget Sherlock Holmes. It's not bad. I personally rate it 7.8.

The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: The Murder at Road Hill House
Ep1, 25 Apr. 2011, 6.7 (2,025)
Based on true events. Scotland Yard Detective Inspector Jack Whicher is sent to rural Wiltshire to investigate the horrific murder of a three-year-old boy.

The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: The Murder in Angel Lane
Ep2, 12 May 2013, 7.3 (942)
When Whicher offers to help a country lady find her niece, he's drawn into a disturbing case of murder which brings him up against wealthy and powerful figures and throws him into conflict with his former police colleagues.

The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: Beyond the Pale
Ep3, 7 Sep. 2014, 7.4 (740)
Whicher is hired by a powerful political grandee to investigate violent threats made against his son, who has recently returned from India with his young family.

The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: The Ties That Bind
Ep4, 14 Sep. 2014, 7.6 (649)
A divorce case involving a landowner and his young wife spirals into something darker, drawing Whicher into the heart of the English countryside where he uncovers the most disturbing and destructive of secrets.




1 Some folks might think that Pyrrho should have provided that information. But maybe he figured IMDB would tell us. Maybe he just can't be bothered. Maybe he pirated the series and is ashamed. So don't hate him. I'm guessing laziness but consider that he's also at work.

2 Genre is a funny word. I don't mean 'haha' funny. It's not trying to make us laugh. It's not some kind of clown. It's not here to amuse you. It's just that I can never remember how to spell it because it spelling is just too weird; the actual spelling has just one letter in common with the phonetic spelling. Genre=zhaan·ruh

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I see that Season 3 of Dark just dropped on Netflix.

I must watch.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5753856/
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Well . . . there goes my weekend!

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Cosmos

A movie.

Glacial.

Absurd.

They try to make getting into and oit of a cau dramatic.

I give it a 4.374
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Neverlake. Low budget horror. (Surprisingly good.)

Escape from New York (a classic) . Escape from LA (tired resurrection).

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Well, that has taken an unexpected turn.

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"Never sorry to make a racist Fucktard cry." – His Humble MagNIfIcence
"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone." – clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far." – Grammatron
"Indeed you are a river to your people.
Shit. That's going to end up in your sig." – Pyrrho
"Try a twelve step program and accept Doctor X as your High Power." – asthmatic camel
"just like Doc X said." – gnome

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Once upon a time in Hollywood
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Jesus Christ, are you a fucking loon that yells non sequiturs at passing cars? WTF does
Once upon a times in Hollywood
mean exactly (aside from being a nod to our dyslexic population)?

Is it a warning? Are you starting a bedtime story? WTF are you on about. I am really at the end of my patience.

Explain yourself and be damn quick about it... :x :x :x :x :x :x
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It won 2 Oscars

Really is one of the best films ever
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Brad Pitt on acid is fucking priceless
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I have not yet seen it, but as soon as it becomes available for free, I will. But I find that this:
robinson wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 5:47 pm
It won 2 Oscars
And this:
robinson wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 5:47 pm
Really is one of the best films ever
are generally unrelated. I'll go so far as to say there is generally an inverse relationship.

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Yeah, but in this case Brad deserved a few awards
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So did the dog
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Anaxagoras wrote:
Sat Jun 27, 2020 7:20 am
I see that Season 3 of Dark just dropped on Netflix.

I must watch.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5753856/
You needed a 2D flow chart to figure out Seasons 1 and 2. Now you need a 4D flow chart to figure out Season 3.

There is a surprising lack of Noah in Season 3. Wondering if the actor wanted too much money, or maybe they were tired of his story arc?

There never seems to be any break for these poor characters in Season 3. Makes you wonder what these secret society folks do when they aren't stabbing, shooting, betraying, lying to, or explaining deterministic philosophy to their alternate dimensional selves or acquaintances. No, can't trust that misguided person, you must trust ME for salvation....even though my alternate dimensional future counterpart already betrayed you twice.....its the only way to save everyone.....rinse and repeat in almost every episode.

I don't mind it. I'm actually glad they completely dropped the whole high school angst and love triangle bullshit and just stuck with the murder and betrayal. Season 3 is more like Groundhog day, except with 3 different timelines overlapping with 3 alternate dimensions.
Such potential!

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I stopped after episode 3. I jsut couldn't relate to it. I was watching with English dubbing and the voice actors sucked. which is always the problem with dubbed movies, old spaghetti westerns withstanding.