October 30, 2020, 03:47:20 AM

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Re: Lovecraft Country
« Reply #15 on: September 19, 2020, 02:51:22 AM »
Such a brilliant show, and so well acted and made. I really look forward to watching it each week.
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« Reply #16 on: September 24, 2020, 02:02:50 PM »
The last episode was both interesting, and also felt a bit filler-ish.

Really enjoyed learning about Ji-an’s background, and what type of creature she was.  I guessed early on what she was, but she’s not quite a true mythological version of it.

But I also was expecting to spend a part of the episode in the “now” of the show, to tie her more into the main story.  I guess we will see that shortly, as she seems to have gone to American now.
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Re: Lovecraft Country
« Reply #17 on: September 24, 2020, 02:49:38 PM »
^ this.
I just want the now, don't care about Ji-An unless she'll be travelling to the US anytime soon... You say she travelled there? Can't remember that, I thought Tic was calling South Korea.
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« Reply #18 on: September 24, 2020, 04:09:37 PM »
Maybe I misunderstood the scene, but I thought right at the end she was looking in a window at Tic, but he wasn’t in uniform so I assumed it was now, and they were in America.

Will have to watch it again to make sure.
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Re: Lovecraft Country
« Reply #19 on: September 24, 2020, 11:05:34 PM »
^ this.
I just want the now, don't care about Ji-An unless she'll be travelling to the US anytime soon... You say she travelled there? Can't remember that, I thought Tic was calling South Korea.
I just assumed that she was in the US. Partly because the show is set in late 50's/early 60's and calling South Korea would not be the easiest of things to do back then. Episode needed Letty, all the episodes need Letty.

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Re: Lovecraft Country
« Reply #20 on: September 29, 2020, 08:33:16 PM »
I love Letti, but this episode for me was the best :D
Letti's too young - I totally saw myself in Hippolyta, and despite not having had all the shrinking experiences she had, I understand that feeling absolutely - that's why I moved abroad!

If this series doesn't win all awards and then some, there is no justice in this world!!!

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« Reply #21 on: September 29, 2020, 10:59:51 PM »
I love Letti, but this episode for me was the best :D
Letti's too young - I totally saw myself in Hippolyta, and despite not having had all the shrinking experiences she had, I understand that feeling absolutely - that's why I moved abroad!

If this series doesn't win all awards and then some, there is no justice in this world!!!
Because its genre, it probably won't win all the awards it deserves, but it should get its fair share, because it's brilliant across the board.
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Re: Lovecraft Country
« Reply #22 on: September 30, 2020, 08:07:25 AM »
Well, after Watchmen won several a few weeks ago, I'm hopeful :)
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« Reply #23 on: September 30, 2020, 08:58:38 AM »
Well, after Watchmen won several a few weeks ago, I'm hopeful :)
I think Orphan Black got a few awards, too. Couldn’t have awarded Tatiana Maslany enough for me, though.
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Re: Lovecraft Country
« Reply #24 on: October 06, 2020, 10:07:20 PM »
I didn't like this episode as much - the ghosts/visions were really creepy and I had to fast-forward/close eyes in those scenes. I hope Dee doesn't die :(
But Tic creating a monster of his own? Cool 8)

As a side note, I read Uncle Tom's Cabin when I was about 12-13 and I think I missed all the patronising elements that now everyone mentions. I just thought it was a very sad book and how awful slavery was...
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Re: Lovecraft Country
« Reply #25 on: October 07, 2020, 06:35:11 AM »
I didn't like this episode as much - the ghosts/visions were really creepy and I had to fast-forward/close eyes in those scenes. I hope Dee doesn't die :(
But Tic creating a monster of his own? Cool 8)

As a side note, I read Uncle Tom's Cabin when I was about 12-13 and I think I missed all the patronising elements that now everyone mentions. I just thought it was a very sad book and how awful slavery was...
Oh yeah, those curse girls freaked me out. I can see plenty of people binge watching the show when this season is done.
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Re: Lovecraft Country
« Reply #26 on: October 12, 2020, 08:49:00 PM »
Oh my, Leti walking through the fire....
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Re: Lovecraft Country
« Reply #27 on: October 12, 2020, 10:06:25 PM »
Oh my, Leti walking through the fire....
The whole episode was amazing and again highlighted what the real monsters are.

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« Reply #28 on: October 13, 2020, 10:05:43 AM »
This was an amazing & horrifying episode.  So very epic & heartbreaking at the same time.

And another episode showing the true monsters aren’t the things that go bump in the night.
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Re: Lovecraft Country
« Reply #29 on: October 13, 2020, 10:17:29 AM »
You're both so right!
Almost every week I'm surprised and horrified at what a human being can do to another human being :'(
And it continues to this day...
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