November 28, 2020, 01:34:44 PM

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Offline Lejays17

Re: Lovecraft Country
« Reply #30 on: October 16, 2020, 11:13:53 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...

And that is truly the most horrifying thing  :'(

Can't wait to see how everything comes together next week for the finale.  So many things to bring back together.
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Re: Lovecraft Country
« Reply #31 on: October 21, 2020, 03:14:33 AM »
Oh that ending! :o
Leti!! :D
And Christina was the worst kind of evil, poor Ruby :'(
And hurrah bionic arm :D
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Re: Lovecraft Country
« Reply #32 on: October 21, 2020, 06:01:03 AM »
Oh that ending! :o
Leti!! :D
And Christina was the worst kind of evil, poor Ruby :'(
And hurrah bionic arm :D
It stuck the landing, I thought, and there are places to go forward if they want to.
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Re: Lovecraft Country
« Reply #33 on: October 21, 2020, 12:35:07 PM »
Oh that ending! :o
Leti!! :D
And Christina was the worst kind of evil, poor Ruby :'(
And hurrah bionic arm :D

Ruby was doomed as soon as she stayed with Christina a few episodes back.  Christina doesn’t care about anything but herself & her ambitions.

We both wondered what Hippolyta was Mad Sciencing in the bedroom, so very cool it was the bionic arm.

All in all a very enjoyable show (I originally said fun, but that’s not really right with the subject matter)  :o

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Re: Lovecraft Country
« Reply #34 on: October 22, 2020, 09:48:29 AM »
All in all a very enjoyable show (I originally said fun, but that’s not really right with the subject matter)  :o
Yes, it feels strange at times to like it so much, when those things are still happening all around us.

And as I much as I liked it, I hope there isn't another series. It was enough and contained.
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Re: Lovecraft Country
« Reply #35 on: November 03, 2020, 08:25:38 PM »
Catching up on this now. It's amazing. Like a pulpy, anti-racist fever-dream.

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Re: Lovecraft Country
« Reply #36 on: November 14, 2020, 09:16:04 AM »
I got through a little more than half of it.

I liked the first 2 episodes, then they started to loose me on ep 3.

Also I really disliked Tic starting around ep 3 or 4.  The way he treats Letti just made me mad. There's also this weird thing about virginity that crops up in the show that's kinda... idk I don't like it.

Spoiler for Hiden:
Also... after the Korean War episode... she kills 99 guys and then not him? He deserved it wayyyyyy more than all those other guys!  I was team kumiho.


I did like Letti and the uncle.

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Re: Lovecraft Country
« Reply #37 on: November 14, 2020, 11:45:39 AM »
Yeah, I was a bit taken aback by some of that as well, but I also think they did a good job of creating interesting characters who were flawed. Tic is driven to save the people around him and has a temper, yet he doesn't see the damage he causes around him as he just barges on, which causes friction and makes some problems worse. Letti similarly doesn't realise how her behaviour affects others, and therefore their relationship is turbulent and sometimes even downright unpleasant. Some things are glossed over that shouldn't have been, but I saw it as a reflection of their relationship.

About the spoiler part:
Spoiler for Hiden:
And yep, she should have killed Tic. I think they failed a bit with setting up the point of that storyline, which I think was supposed to be about them both being monsters and the question of whether they deserve redemption. But at the time they have sex, I also wondered what the hell it was that stopped her, because I sure couldn't see it.