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Old Sep 7th 2017, 3:38 am
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Im probably lagging behind here, but has anyone seen Black Mirror?

I've just started watching this, only watched 4 episodes and I'm hooked, the fact that its set in the not too distant future, and focuses on the consequences of modern technology and modern societal behaviour.

Its fantasy....but in my opinion unnervingly close to what the near future of society could become, if it follows its current path. Quite thought provoking. It is also laced with some excellent black humour in places!
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American Horror Story is back- entitled Cult... typically of not much interest to the culture vultures on here
I'm not sure any outsiders looking in would think the stuff recommended here was particularly highbrow.
The last three pages have Shetland, Norsemen, the incredibly crude White Gold, Quacks, Wallander, Run, Ozark, Line Of Duty, Strike, Missing....all pretty mainstream really.
Admittedly not typical CBS output like CSI and NCIS.

In comparison, Bake off might be considered a bit middle class.

Back- Mitchell and Webb "sitcom" - very well reviewed- I havent managed to see this yet but seems to be very good
Seen a few sketches . It would likely be a must watch for me in the UK in the same way a kick up the 80s, NTNOCN and who dares wins always was.
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American horror has i think lost its way since the good witches academy - just more schlock horror now...
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I'm not sure any outsiders looking in would think the stuff recommended here was particularly highbrow.
The last three pages have Shetland, Norsemen, the incredibly crude White Gold, Quacks, Wallander, Run, Ozark, Line Of Duty, Strike, Missing....all pretty mainstream really.
Admittedly not typical CBS output like CSI and NCIS.

In comparison, Bake off might be considered a bit middle class.


Seen a few sketches . It would likely be a must watch for me in the UK in the same way a kick up the 80s, NTNOCN and who dares wins always was.
It is purely relative. I have recommended it previously but it seemed I was Billy Nomates on that one


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American horror has i think lost its way since the good witches academy - just more schlock horror now...
That last season was by far the worst. Freaks was 'enjoyable' , Hotel was ok, mainly centred around GaGa whose acting it has to said is somewhat one dimensional. Cult- this opened quite well with a reprise appearance of one of the bad guys rather than just reprising the actors.. I will continue watching
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I have recommended it previously but it seemed I was Billy Nomates on that one
My wife used to watch. I'm surprised the stepkids don't. Anything vaguely horror related is unmissable. (Although today's vampire stuff isn't really horror what with them being real and everything. )

Except Stephen King's 'It'...SD really hates clowns. Finds them dead scary.
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My wife used to watch. I'm surprised the stepkids don't. Anything vaguely horror related is unmissable. (Although today's vampire stuff isn't really horror what with them being real and everything. )

Except Stephen King's 'It'...SD really hates clowns. Finds them dead scary.
The new version of It looks good if the trailers are anything to go by. Spoilers. -There are lots of clowns in AHS Cult
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The new version of It looks good if the trailers are anything to go by.
Bizarrely she is strangely drawn to the idea of seeing it
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GBBO I like it... Is it a cardinal sin that I think Noel F is actually quite good in it?..I have always liked his humour Anyone else been watching it?
Have to say me too.
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Is that anything to do with you having the brain of Abby someone?
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Is that anything to do with you having the brain of Abby someone?
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I'm not sure any outsiders looking in would think the stuff recommended here was particularly highbrow.
The last three pages have Shetland, Norsemen, the incredibly crude White Gold, Quacks, Wallander, Run, Ozark, Line Of Duty, Strike, Missing....all pretty mainstream really.
Admittedly not typical CBS output like CSI and NCIS.

In comparison, Bake off might be considered a bit middle class.


Seen a few sketches . It would likely be a must watch for me in the UK in the same way a kick up the 80s, NTNOCN and who dares wins always was.
Re Back I watched and wasn't that impressed- same old Mitchell and Webb....maybe it is a grower
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Re Back I watched and wasn't that impressed- same old Mitchell and Webb....maybe it is a grower
Whatever floats your boat. I think they got better stuff on the internet.
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Re Back I watched and wasn't that impressed- same old Mitchell and Webb....maybe it is a grower
Just to clarify, the sketches I've seen are past ones not from a return.

I wonder if it's less effective the longer we're away - assuming it's still topical of course.
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Rellik BBC1.

I just watched part one tonight on iPlayer. Highly enjoyable but be prepared for something different. Watching each segment in flashback.

There was a movie 'Memento' done similarly but I couldn't handle it. This is easier once you get used to it.
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