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The Man in the High Castle

#1 Post by Beebs52 » Fri Nov 22, 2019 6:36 pm

On Am Prime, based on Philip Dick's novel. It is the slowest, murkiest, boring jumble of whatever. Scanned a synopsis of the book and it sounds even worse.
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#2 Post by kayrharris » Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:01 pm

Thanks for the warning.



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#3 Post by Beebs52 » Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:12 pm

kayrharris wrote:
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Thanks for the warning.



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#4 Post by Bob Juch » Fri Nov 22, 2019 10:02 pm

Beebs52 wrote:
Fri Nov 22, 2019 6:36 pm
On Am Prime, based on Philip Dick's novel. It is the slowest, murkiest, boring jumble of whatever. Scanned a synopsis of the book and it sounds even worse.
I binge-watched the 4th and final season last weekend. I loved all of them! You flunked the geek test.
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Re: The Man in the High Castle

#5 Post by Beebs52 » Sat Nov 23, 2019 9:13 am

Bob Juch wrote:
Fri Nov 22, 2019 10:02 pm
Beebs52 wrote:
Fri Nov 22, 2019 6:36 pm
On Am Prime, based on Philip Dick's novel. It is the slowest, murkiest, boring jumble of whatever. Scanned a synopsis of the book and it sounds even worse.
I binge-watched the 4th and final season last weekend. I loved all of them! You flunked the geek test.
Ranger Jeff is loving it.
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#6 Post by Bob78164 » Sat Nov 23, 2019 10:48 pm

I generally enjoy a good alternate history tale. I watched the first episode a few years ago and then life happened. I'm hoping to make time to watch it at some point. --Bob
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#7 Post by Beebs52 » Mon Dec 02, 2019 7:48 pm

If they, especialliy Juliana, would stop.fucking.whispering. Others, too. Just wanna smack their heads.
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#8 Post by Ritterskoop » Mon Dec 02, 2019 11:34 pm

I'm hearing that complaint about streaming shows, especially, that they can't hear people talking, and also that scenes are too dark (especially The Walking Dead, which I watch only when my kid actor friends are on). The producers/directors are going for artsy, but there was a reason people had lightning and sound, so we could see and hear them!

Some folks have taken to turning on captions on everything. It used to be only for British shows but now ... just leave it on.
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#9 Post by SportsFan68 » Mon Dec 02, 2019 11:51 pm

Ritterskoop wrote:
Mon Dec 02, 2019 11:34 pm
I'm hearing that complaint about streaming shows, especially, that they can't hear people talking, and also that scenes are too dark (especially The Walking Dead, which I watch only when my kid actor friends are on). The producers/directors are going for artsy, but there was a reason people had lightning and sound, so we could see and hear them!

Some folks have taken to turning on captions on everything. It used to be only for British shows but now ... just leave it on.
I leave it on so I can turn the sound down. Otherwise I have to turn it up to levels that keep the dog awake. :D

Seriously, I leave the captions on all the time. It's very helpful.
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#10 Post by T_Bone0806 » Tue Dec 03, 2019 1:35 pm

I'm with ya, Ms. King. The premise sounded extremely interesting. The actual execution made me sleepier than a dozen Ambien. I watched about 4 episodes before giving up. Fortunately, it was during a free trial of Amazon Prime, so no budgets were harmed during the wasting of my viewing time.


I must also chime in regarding the volume levels of broadcasts. It is an issue in almost everything these days, including network shows. I watch most of the CW Superhero shows, and during the the "soap opera type moments" it seems like someone's pressed the mute button. Then the villain shows up for a bout, and the sound level blasts you to Jupiter. So, like several here have mentioned, the closed captioning is my friend and is on most, if not all, of the time now.
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Re: The Man in the High Castle

#11 Post by Beebs52 » Tue Dec 03, 2019 5:31 pm

We shall consider the captioning. Never even thought about that. Duh.
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#12 Post by Billy Bored Thornton » Tue Dec 03, 2019 7:38 pm

I read "Dick" and "whatever" in the original post and figured it was a cry for ol' Billy Bored.

I'll be waitin' here in my high castle.


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#13 Post by silverscreenselect » Wed Dec 04, 2019 2:44 am

Billy Bored Thornton wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 7:38 pm
I read "Dick" and "whatever" in the original post and figured it was a cry for ol' Billy Bored.

I'll be waitin' here in my high castle.


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Re: The Man in the High Castle

#14 Post by Beebs52 » Wed Dec 04, 2019 6:55 am

Billy Bored Thornton wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 7:38 pm
I read "Dick" and "whatever" in the original post and figured it was a cry for ol' Billy Bored.

I'll be waitin' here in my high castle.


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