- Jun 11, 2007
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anyone watching the current season of ahs? the thing that scares me this season is that if
I tuned out in the middle of Season 3. As much as I like Evan Peters, I got tired of all the stuff with him constantly grunting in the bathroom.I barely remembered they were even airing a new season.
I did watch about 3-4 episodes of American Horror Stories, which is all standalone story riffs sometimes new and sometimes tied into past seasons.
I dunno. AHS is one of those things that i think is a cool concept but that I think kind of went downhill after Season 1 and definitely after Season 3. It's just not implemented as strongly as the concept itself.
This is a pleasant surprise - as someone who I perceive as a flim/tv buff, I thought you'd have watched it when it was airingGlad you did that, those are two of the best shows I have ever watched.
I actually did not watch BB when it aired -- around Christmas a few months after the series concluded, I was sitting at home during the holidays and just decided to watch because I was sick of avoiding spoilers. Before that point, a few years prior I think I had watched about the first five episodes (Season 1 + a few episodes into Season 2) and hadn't been able to get into it at the time.
As you did, I couldn't stop -- and watched the entire series (62-63 episodes?) in about 6-7 days. It was a crazy ride but wow.
Well, I think it started during a particularly trying time of my life so I missed a lot of TV shows at the time. Plus, I didn't know what to make of it and generally wasn't watching AMC at that point, I can't recall if I had cable when it was airing (or access to AMC) originally.This is a pleasant surprise - as someone who I perceive as a flim/tv buff, I thought you'd have watched it when it was airing
Do you remember what turned you off it the first time around? I just remember getting really annoyed by the hype and not being able to appreciate any character (especially Walt). Maree really got on my nerves too but, at that time I believed, that they made her so unlikable. Of course, now I really appreciate her character and her ability to challenge the audience's perception of a strong female.
I need a new tv show I might rewatch The Sopranos.
Ridley Scott says the new Alien series he happens to be a producer on will never live up to the original Alien. He's probably right, but not exactly the kind of praise I'd be happy about if I were a fellow producer on that show.
Although I bet it will be superior to Prometheus and Alien Covenant
I have never really understood his sense of ownership over the Alien franchise, when he didn't even write the first film.... I wouldn't probably mind his dictatorial control over the franchise if not for his vocal disregard for anything not made with the Ridley Scott stamp of mediocrity. Probably the only reason he hasn't trashed Aliens and James Cameron is he's aware many consider it superior to his own film and he'd burn up any remaining goodwill toward him from Alien fans. He has acted like a jealous, petty child with other filmmakers who have expressed interest at taking a shot with an Alien film (see how he effectively lobbied to have Neil Blomkamp's proposed film killed). Time to move aside and allow other people a chance.
I haven't had a reaction either way to the Alien series that was announced. I've been too jaded over the years to care until something releases and I hear it is worth viewing. I typically just block stuff out too as "failed canon" rather than official storyline, at least in my own head.We loved Alien, but that doesn't mean we need a convoluted origins story to destroy any sense of mystery around the first film. I sincerely hope the new show isn't going to do more of that, although I would like to see a resolution to David's arc done properly. That said, rumored conclusions to said arc I have seen are just silly. I do not need or want a story featuring David becoming Ash, and I really hope that one is just a baseless rumor and not something Scott actually has in mind. The guy is a terrible writer and should leave the ideas to other writers.
I don't like that idea either, but it doesn't surprise me if he is considering it. Still, I'll probably see The Last Duel in theaters. Scott's movies always look great IMO, and the cast is pretty good.I have not heard the "David becoming Ash" thing... but damn, what a shitty idea. Let's just ruin even the good stuff because we keep pumping out drivel.
Speaking of Ash, any love here of Ash vs. Evil Dead? I'm loving it so far. It mimics the tone of Evil Dead 2/Army of Darkness perfectly, at least so far.
i got the sense they were critiquing communism and capitalism simultaneously. or perhaps it's just a broader critique on power and classStarted watching Squid Game the other night -- only 2 episodes in so far. Enjoying it thus far, although I see it less for the blood sport thriller aspect and more as an allegory of late-stage capitalism.