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Reply #280 on: July 14, 2020, 11:16:31 AM

So, having listened to the soundtrack many times, I still got a lot out of watching the filmed version of "Hamilton".

The soundtrack is good, but it's really the stagecraft that makes that show IMO.

Having seen it live in the theater twice from the cheap seats, I still really appreciate having the filmed version because now I can actually see faces.   awesome, for real

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Reply #281 on: July 14, 2020, 11:29:50 AM

Sorta related, while I was YouTube hopping last night, came across a CBS News video of the original Hamilton Broadway cast performing "Alexander Hamilton" for President Obama and others at the White House.  And even without the stagecraft, it was so cool.  But one of the actors looked really familiar to me.  Guy who plays a firefighter on the show Station 19 (hey, it's a guilty pleasure show!) was in the original cast.  Like, how do you go from being on Broadway in one of the biggest stage hits in years to being on a TV show?  Had to be the regular paycheck, I'm guessing.

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Reply #282 on: July 26, 2020, 03:44:18 AM

I watched all of Space Force, and it was better than the terrible reviews it generally received.  Malkovich in particular is goddamn hysterical in this, and so is the guy who plays Fuck Tony (same guy who plays Jean Ralphio in Parks and Rec, and basically the same character).  Not great, but I would like to see a second season.

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Reply #283 on: July 27, 2020, 01:53:46 AM

Anyone watch that Relics and Rarities stuff on Youtube.  I hear it is good, so going to give the first one a spin.

It took me a while to get around to it, but I finally watched some of this.  I have never played tabletop DnD, so I have nothing to compare this to...but I was utterly sucked in.  I tend to have a bit of ADD when watching stuff, but this commanded my full attention for about 6 straight hours of binging.

Deborah Ann Woll (AKA Karen Page from Marvel TV stuff) is Dungeon Master, and she is absurdly good at it from my novice perspective.  She is not acting and it is not scripted, she is a legit DnD nerd.  They have four static adventurers, and one celebrity guest that changes from each episode.

Very entertaining, and often hilarious.

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Reply #284 on: July 30, 2020, 03:36:58 PM

Probably doesn't warrant a new thread considering the show ended back in 2006 (I think) but the husband has discovered The West Wing on Netflix and I've been passively semi-watching along with him.  Besides the fact that it's an awesome show, my biggest takeaway is just how dang long the seasons feel when you have 22 episodes to play with. 

Well, that and the fact that so much of what was going on in the show is still far too topical today. :(

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Reply #285 on: August 01, 2020, 08:54:19 AM

Any suggestions for binge worthy shows that might have escaped mainstream attention?

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Reply #286 on: August 01, 2020, 02:48:50 PM

What even does "mainstream" mean in the age of Netflix and personalized recommendations?

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Reply #287 on: August 01, 2020, 08:30:37 PM

Any suggestions for binge worthy shows that might have escaped mainstream attention?
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