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I highly recommend Netflix's Into the Night if you like Lost like science fiction shows. It's not in English, subtitled, but is riveting and 6 35-40 minute episodes so it'll go by quickly. Although I posted the trailer, my recommendation is to NOT watch it. Just know there is a phenomena that is killing people and they're in a plane to outrun it. I posted about this recently regarding a badly made golf graphic, but that error is not indicative of how much I enjoyed the show.

 

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I'm trying to figure out why Ozark is so well liked. I'm on episode 8 and… can't stand Laura Linney's character, and don't really like anything else, either.

Why do people like this show? It's so slow. Boring. Oy.

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I've started watching Peaky Blinders again when I'm working out downstairs.  I had started watching it several years ago, but the wifester didn't like it.  I love the pace and the style.  The cinematography really brings out the grimy underbelly of a steel town like Birmingham just after the Great War, without making everything overly dark.  It's weird, but it's a vibrant darkness.  The soundtrack is really cool as well.

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Finished season 1 of Counterpart. Didn't watch it in real time despite the recommendations, it sounded a lot like Fringe, but it's not and the cast is great, plus the identity angle. I wonder where season 2 is going.

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Really getting into Perry Mason on HBO.  I'm a sucker for period pieces, as well as dark detective shows, so this is right up my alley. 

I'm also currently watching The Alienist: Angel of Darkness for the same reasons, and because I've read the Caleb Carr novels, and especially loved The Alienist.  I think I've read it at lest three times.

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On 5/28/2020 at 8:59 AM, nevets88 said:

Finished season 1 of Counterpart. Didn't watch it in real time despite the recommendations, it sounded a lot like Fringe, but it's not and the cast is great, plus the identity angle. I wonder where season 2 is going.

I finished both seasons of Counterpart a week or so ago.  I found it very enjoyable.

Currently finishing up the first season of Preacher in hopes that Amazon Prime Canada finally puts out the final one.

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