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  Reply # 2016785 16-May-2018 12:37
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I have become a fan of Nordic TV and have been looking for productions as good as The Bridge, though I haven't found any so far. I just watched the first series of Jordskott but I won't be watching any more. It wasn't completely horrible, but it wasn't that good, either. The plot wandered all over the place, the actions often didn't seem to make much sense, character motivation was arbitrary and haphazard, and the mythological elements were confusing, misplaced and largely pointless, though they might make more sense to a Swedish audience. It was good enough to keep me watching, but left me disappointed in the end.   

 

 





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  Reply # 2016856 16-May-2018 14:18
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Just watched this week's episode of Westworld.

 

Interesting....the plot thickens.





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  Reply # 2018512 18-May-2018 18:49
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The UK series Humans has started back up with Season 3 starting to air. Loved the first two seasons and this season is already looking bloody fantastic.





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  Reply # 2021595 24-May-2018 09:21
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Watched the Series Finale 2 Episodes of The Middle. Sad when a series you have watched for 9 years ends. They did a good job of wrapping it up. 


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  Reply # 2021605 24-May-2018 09:37
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Up to episode 3 of Killing Eve - liking it so far - tension building!

 

Can thoroughly reccommend a french cop/legal series called Engrenages (or has been aired with an english title of Spiral (BBC)).  Series 6 finished screening in France in February. It started in 2005 - so it takes them a while to make it. It has had the same core cast all that time and they really give the characters some depth - has some very good actors as well. Its Paris but the grubby parts. The cops often make mistakes which they end up covering up - so at least relatably human. The stories all have links to the french judiciary which is considerably different to our own system and is very interesting as well. Start watching and you will be hooked.

 

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  Reply # 2021606 24-May-2018 09:38
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Watched the last Lucifer. Shame it's now cancelled but apparently two back-to-back episodes (recorded before the cancellation but for next season) will be aired next week.

 

Also watched The Blacklist season finale and it's a good twist.





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  Reply # 2021697 24-May-2018 11:25
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Rikkitic:

 

I have become a fan of Nordic TV and have been looking for productions as good as The Bridge, though I haven't found any so far. I just watched the first series of Jordskott but I won't be watching any more. It wasn't completely horrible, but it wasn't that good, either. The plot wandered all over the place, the actions often didn't seem to make much sense, character motivation was arbitrary and haphazard, and the mythological elements were confusing, misplaced and largely pointless, though they might make more sense to a Swedish audience. It was good enough to keep me watching, but left me disappointed in the end.   

 

 

 

 

 

 

look out for  The Eagle: A Crime Odyssey. (Ørnen: En krimi-odyssé") it's a Danish show. It's an older show but i really enjoyed it. And if you havent seen the french  crime show , Braquo then that is well worth a watch.





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  Reply # 2021876 24-May-2018 14:44
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Current "live" viewing:

 

  • The Handmaids Tale
  • Gotham
  • Fear the Walking Dead
  • Colony
  • Archer
  • The Expanse
  • Deception (already cancelled.. Far queue!)
  • Westworld
  • Deep State

"Coming back soon" list:

 

  • The Man in the High Castle S03
  • Orange is the New Black S06
  • Killjoys S04
  • Luke Cage S02

Misc catchups to do:

 

  • Last few episodes of Electric Dreams S01
  • Last few episodes of Red Dwarf S12
  • Second half of The Orville S01

Current "binge" viewing:

 

  • Scorpion S02
  • 13 Reasons Why S02
  • Cobra Kai S01

Recently finished viewing:

 

  • Seal Team S01
  • Inhumans S01 (cancelled already too dammit)
  • The Deuce S01

Vaguely planned viewing:

 

  • Killing Eve
  • Harrow
  • Marvel Spider Man
  • Marvel The Punisher

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





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  Reply # 2021912 24-May-2018 15:48
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Thats a lot of television!!!


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  Reply # 2021913 24-May-2018 15:59
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I rewatched Season 1 of Westworld on a sick day yesterday.  Oh boy it's good.  Picked up on heaps of stuff I missed the first time around.  


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gehenna:

 

I rewatched Season 1 of Westworld on a sick day yesterday.  Oh boy it's good.  Picked up on heaps of stuff I missed the first time around.  

 

 

Going to need to do this again before the new series


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  Reply # 2021944 24-May-2018 16:50
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  Reply # 2022177 25-May-2018 01:47
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Lias:

 

Vaguely planned viewing:

 

  • Killing Eve

 

Give it a couple of episodes. Was slow starting (I thought), but it grows on you.





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  Reply # 2022611 25-May-2018 19:58
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Mspec:

The UK series Humans has started back up with Season 3 starting to air. Loved the first two seasons and this season is already looking bloody fantastic.



Looks interesting! What/where are you watching this from/through?

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Finished watching season 1 of Deep State on TVNZ On Demand last night. I still rate it as 8/10. Very John le Carré. They have left it open for a second season which I can not wait for.

 

The only let down was in the last two episodes with the appearance of the big boss behind all the shenanigans. The actor Pip Torrens who is usually the quintessential English actor (The Crown on Netflix) played this role. What an appalling American accent. I think it was meant to be Texan based on the character bio.





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