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suspicious of succession but has a good pedigree with brian cox in the lead as a rupert murdock type and adam mckay from the big short as creator. on hbo in early june.
not really won over by the trailer but interesting subject matter. kind of in the master territory with strange angel. out mid june.
“The story follows the life of Jack Parsons, a mysterious and brilliant man in 1940s Los Angeles, who by day helps birth the entirely unknown discipline of American rocketry, and by night is a performer of sex magick rituals and a disciple to occultist Aleister Crowley.”
binged bill haders dark comedy barry yesterday on hbo. lived up to the limited hype. lot of funny performances depicting fourth rate gangsters and fifth rate acting students. henry winkler is great as the acting teacher. killing it late career between this, childrens hospital and arrested development.
seeing a lot of positive notices for a new spy thriller series from bbc america, killing eve. airs tomorrow night.
what are they feeding kids today?
got four minutes before episode 2 of collateral finishes downloading. whats collateral, you say? one of the middling dramas ive scared up recently. heres a quick rundown from best to worst.
counterpart - parallel dimension spy thriller with jk simmons >> collateral - british murder mystery miniseries starring carey mulligan >> the alienist - period serial killer mystery >> endeavour >> prequel to inspector morse, period detective drama >> knightfall - pretty lame templars/ holy grail drama on history channel
maybe ill check out some middling sci-fi next. altered carbon on netflix.
hey, its no the good place (finally got around to watching that) and not quite the end of the fucking world but good for a few laughs. bit like the inbetweeners except girls in ireland instead of english boys. got it? whats it called again? derry girls.
the confidence man. If they lived through this era, any newyorker worth their stuff already had this career dirtball pegged.
Wasn't there a Broadchurch thread? I watched season 2 and 3. I think 2 was better but I liked the two leads enough that I wanted more so it led me to Spies Of Warsaw. 4 episodes - I enjoyed it but I'm still trying to figure out if the climactic operation was part of the plot throughout all the episodes or just tacked on to the end of E4.