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1 hour ago, Raylenth said:

The Ripper (Netflix) A documentary about the hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper.  Quite an interesting show and shocking, not just for the murders obviously but for the actions of the police who were seriously hampered by their prejudices and many actions they took (or didn't as it was) that probably did lead to more people dying.

Night Stalker: The Hunt For A Serial Killer (Netflix).  Another very good documentary on the hunt for another serial killer.  It was really interesting to see what the police were up against given how quickly the NS attacks took place and how varied the victims were which meant they had no victim profile to warn people against.

Both were really good and I'd definitely say to watch.

You're getting a bit dark recently. Should we be worried?

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Ghost Wars (Netflix).  I can see why it was cancelled after it's first series but it's got quite a good cast so I was hoping it might still be better than it was.  Kim Coates, Vincent D'Onofrio and Meatloaf all have main parts, but the story's nothing new and feels like a rehash of a few other series.  Gave up after episode 4.

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Black Narcissus (BBC).  Nuns up a mountain, everyone goes a bit mental.  Decent series, nothing complicated about the storyline and some beautiful scenery. 

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WandaVision Episode 7...HOLY SMOKES THIS SHOW IS AMAZING!! I genuinely don't think I've been this invested in a show for YEARS, and I am loving it! Every single performance is top notch (seriously, Paul Bettany and Elizabeth Olsen are delivering some of the most nuanced performances I've seen in a long time, and Kathryn Hahn is just...give her ALL the awards) and the overall mystery is so brilliantly crafted!

Honestly cannot wait for the next two episodes, and cannot recommend the show highly enough!! 

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8 hours ago, Faerie Tanith said:

Just started watching Superstore. Had no idea it's actually been running since 2016, I'd never heard of it before it popped up on Netflix recently so I assumed it was pretty new. Amusing stuff. 

I’ve been on the set of that.

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1 hour ago, Faerie Tanith said:

You've been to a Walmart?

It basically felt like it. It was part of the tour I went on at Universal Studios in Hollywood a couple of years ago. I wasn’t massively impressed as it did just feel like being in a supermarket. But I guess that’s what they were going for! 

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4 hours ago, Wrong Name said:

It basically felt like it. It was part of the tour I went on at Universal Studios in Hollywood a couple of years ago. I wasn’t massively impressed as it did just feel like being in a supermarket. But I guess that’s what they were going for! 

Guess that means they did a good job. I heard the cast and crew were often tempted to shop while on set, but all the product boxes were obviously empty. 

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18 hours ago, Faerie Tanith said:

Guess that means they did a good job. I heard the cast and crew were often tempted to shop while on set, but all the product boxes were obviously empty. 

Yup. And all the food is plastic etc. It was cool to see all the fake set extensions and behind the scenes etc. A lot of mirrors used to make the place look bigger than it is. Here’s a couple of pics I took.

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