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#1 Moving Target

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Posted 25 May 2014 - 02:57 PM

Watched the first eppo last night.  Some classy British and French actors.  It seems to have been inspired by Alan Moore's comic series The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen in that a bunch of characters from works of classic fiction are fighting vampires and such in fin de siecle London.  Tim Dalton is playing the dad of Mina-Harker-out-of-Dracula for instance.

 

 



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Posted 27 May 2014 - 02:07 PM

I've been watching.  Fun show, splicing two horror classics with a guest appearance from a third.  Very derivative, definitely inspired by TLoEG, and more subtly, there are bits that seem influenced by William Gibson's The Difference Engine (mostly incorporating an American gunfighter into the Victorian mix), and Anne Rice (Egyptian mythos mixed into the origins of vampires).


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Posted 25 June 2014 - 09:15 PM

Got quite spooked by the 'secret origin of Vanessa Ives'.  Damn that girl can act!

 

So who reckons that Billie is going to end up as Bride of Frankenstein?



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Posted 26 June 2014 - 12:46 PM

Got quite spooked by the 'secret origin of Vanessa Ives'.  Damn that girl can act!

 

So who reckons that Billie is going to end up as Bride of Frankenstein?

I reckon you are correct.  I'm two episodes behind, been a busy couple of weeks...



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Posted 01 July 2014 - 06:19 PM

Got quite spooked by the 'secret origin of Vanessa Ives'.  Damn that girl can act!

 

So who reckons that Billie is going to end up as Bride of Frankenstein?


Yeah, kind of saw that coming, didn't see the end of the season with Ethan coming though (I won't spoil it in case you haven't seen it yet). But I loved the twist!!! Although looking back at the early things in the season the clues were definitely there. 

 

I thought it was really great, everything that American Horror Story was trying to be, but wasn't (IMO). 

 

And what can you say about Eva Green ... just amazing acting the entire season, all the way around. They abused that poor girl. 

Looking forward to Season 2. 


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Posted 04 July 2014 - 04:20 PM

Fuck, that was a brilliant surprise...  

Spoiler


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Posted 05 July 2014 - 02:35 PM

Ok.  I need to see this......TVHorrormovie.gif


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"OH!"

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"I'm DAMAGED...and I LIKE IT!"

 

"We are here to HELP each other, not to HARM each other.  Think about it..."


#8 Moving Target

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Posted 07 July 2014 - 12:37 PM

Last eppo is on tomorrow night in Britishland.  Thanks for not spoiling it chaps.


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Posted 13 July 2014 - 03:22 PM

Did you watch it yet MT..?



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Posted 13 July 2014 - 09:11 PM

Did you watch it yet MT..?

 

HE'S A BLOODY WEREWOLF!!!! :o

 

Didn't see that coming.

 

I was right about Brona though. ^_^


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Posted 14 July 2014 - 01:35 PM

HE'S A BLOODY WEREWOLF!!!! :o

 

Didn't see that coming.

 

I was right about Brona though. ^_^

An American Werewolf In London nonetheless...



#12 Moving Target

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Posted 14 July 2014 - 09:47 PM

I want to see Dorian's painting.



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Posted 13 October 2014 - 08:55 PM

I started watching it, but i dropped off for some reason. i'll try it again.


I don't know, but it's been said: You do or don't and then you're dead
So climb away, get higher, son- never straight, just move ahead
Know, my child, that there is no devil seekin' to cause guilt in the hearts to men.
No evil, save blind faith, ignorance, and the desire for the unprepared to blame others for the devastation left in the wake of change.
Fear not the movement of the heavens above or the earth below for change is what we are, my child.
And if we are reflections of the divine we must roll with these changes, for we are these changes.  

 

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Posted 08 May 2015 - 03:53 PM

I'll watch it when my daughter tells me where to see it online....not gonna buy Showtime...


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panda.gif

Chris Hardwick is NERDIST GOD. Portrait-%20Chris%20Hardwick%20sm.jpg

 

oldman.gif

 

HugeGrin.gif

 

Here's the KITTY! kittyredX.gif

 

sfl_glbtsm.gif

"OH!"

:banana dance Original: "PEANUT BUTTAH JELLEH!" :banana dance Original:

 

"I'm DAMAGED...and I LIKE IT!"

 

"We are here to HELP each other, not to HARM each other.  Think about it..."


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Posted 08 May 2015 - 07:51 PM

Great stuff.  Respectful treatment of the old stories, but a mashup all the same.



#16 Moving Target

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Posted 09 May 2015 - 07:23 PM

Stunning turn from Helen McCrory as Madame Kali.  Giving Eva Green a run for her money....



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Posted 09 May 2015 - 09:58 PM

HE'S A BLOODY WEREWOLF!!!! :o

 

Didn't see that coming.

 

I was right about Brona though. ^_^

 

Thanks for the spoiler. 


Hey there goes Alex. He's loaded with money. Wow he's really set himself up great.


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Posted 09 May 2015 - 10:04 PM

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Hey there goes Alex. He's loaded with money. Wow he's really set himself up great.


#19 Moving Target

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Posted 09 May 2015 - 10:18 PM

Thanks for the spoiler. 

From ten months ago?  Come on.



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Posted 09 May 2015 - 10:45 PM

From ten months ago?  Come on.

 

If I'm reading this thread correctly that's a spoiler that ruins the entire season. Oh well. I really hate spoilers.


Hey there goes Alex. He's loaded with money. Wow he's really set himself up great.





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