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    Quote Originally Posted by DeepR View Post
    Yes, turns out the Night King wasn't the real enemy, or mystery of the show. He was an empty, hollow enemy that simply had to be dealt with. The real enemy is within men itself, with all their flaws and terrible lust for power. This episode showed that to its full extent. It was inevitable. A neverending cycle. That's why the NK was created by the Children of the Forest in the first place, to protect themselves from the plague of men.
    I concur. Great episode.

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    HBO's Chernobyl is quite intense and disturbing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KenOC View Post
    Oops! Starbucks coffee cup left in GOT scene. Product placement worth $250K to Starbucks, says MarketWatch.

    Somebody pointed out that this was playing in the Starbucks at Westeros:

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    "As we look forward to (or perhaps just brace for) Sunday's Game of Thrones finale, thousands of fans have already thrown in the towel on the showrunners' version of Season 8 and are demanding HBO give someone else have a shot at bringing the series to a satisfying conclusion.

    "More than 16,000 people have now signed an unlikely, fantastical Change.org petition demanding a remake of the final season with someone else holding the keys to the adaptation of George R.R. Martin's still-unfinished A Song of Ice and Fire series."

    Link here.


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    "When we are born, we cry that we are come to this great stage of fools."

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    Tonight, GOT is over. And given the quality of the final season, a good thing that is.
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    Watched the first part of Chernobyl on HBO. Tense and well-done. A true nightmare for the people there.


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    George Clooney's version of Catch-22. It's quite painful to watch one of my favorite novels (I taught in AP English for 15 years, so I practically have it memorized!) be so mercilessly butchered. I'm only enduring it because my wife is a big Clooney fan.
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    halt- and catch fire< netflix
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    Quote Originally Posted by KenOC View Post
    Watched the first part of Chernobyl on HBO. Tense and well-done. A true nightmare for the people there.
    This is a truly gripping show, even though we know what happened. More terrifying than a horror movie.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KenOC View Post
    Watched the first part of Chernobyl on HBO. Tense and well-done. A true nightmare for the people there.
    The Hot Zone on the National Geographic channel, which begins this Sunday, should make a lovely companion!

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    Curious about a few new series coming up soon. Interested in Good Omens on Amazon, with David Tennant. Also curious what the new Luther series will be like.

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    Game of Thrones Tapestry

    I saw this on BBC news. I never watched Game of Thrones, and I have no intention of doing so. But this tapestry I find interesting. It's a real tapestry. I'll let you look up more information. I think it's on display in Belfast.

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    Our Planet (Netflix)

    Beautiful, as always, but a bit depressing as well.

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    Started Sneaky Pete tonight. This is a surprisingly good show (the first episode at least) – clever, great writing, complex plot, interesting characters, a good combination of drama and humor. Co-produced by Bryan Cranston, who also appears in a secondary role as a major gangster.

    Little or no foul language, minimum of violence, but not really a comedy either. The reviews are very good and I agree so far! A keeper I think.


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