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it was all going so well until the last scene. OH LOOK A CONSPIRACY!!
I managed the first ten minutes before the sub-Casualty writing and acting made me turn over.
low budget Lost that has neither the suspense and terror of good stuff like threads nor the special effects to mask this?
it's no threads but then that's probably a good thing, the country is miserable enough at the moment without six weeks of kill-yourself television.
I'd forgotten what it was called.
you mean amazingly badly amazing, with a terrible ending.
i saw all of it but cannot recall.
the last train > invasion: earth
but it turned out that all the people on the outside were descendents of the people who were frozen there, so they decided to just re-populate the earth.
I used to watch it after Cubs on a Thursday at 9 on ITV.
But it got really silly and I seem to recall people being crucified.
it got a bit ahead of itself, and thought it actually had a deep point to make.
but then again if people are comparing it to lost then i have no point of reference, never got round to watching any of it. i will admit that i spent most of it trying to find my flat on the overhead sbots of manchester. and laughing at the sweeping racial stereotyping of my home town, as the asian kid is looking for his family in blackburn.
on a separate note, i bloddy hate it when they do the whole multiple installments of something in a week scheduling. people have other things to do, just put it on once a week. damn television, this is why i never usually bother with it.
then not again till next week isn't it? Get Sky+ Grandad! ;)
"HEY, LOOK, IT'S ROUGHLY THE SOCIAL MAKEUP OF THE UK IN 2008!", it was brilliant.
Seeing they had Johnson there from Peep Show, I was really hoping Mark and Jeremy would arrive and start arguing rabidly about what to do.
i recognised him but couldn't think why! brilliant.
Whenever Burnley people go to Burnley they say "Let's play Spot The White Man" :O
fucking massive LOL at the blackburn stereotype characters.
as a piece of mindless telly for a Sunday night but yeah, probably won't bother watching the rest.
i know the whole dr who thing broke while i was away, so this has probably been covered, but is he a real contender to take over? would he make a good dr? if he could be really fucking sarcastic all the time i think he'd pull it off really well. there were signs of 'i'm better than you all and i could be dead smarmy about it' to his character in this.
and that terrible song that started playing when they were kicking the ball about near the end - terrible terrible terrible!
I remember watching the 70's original when I was a nipper and boy was it depressing. Im wondering if Johnson will die of smallpox like his character (Greg) did way back then. It was a laugh a minute :-/
point, the burst of music was so unnecessary. I don't think I'll watch the rest.
Alberta Cross...the other song I recall hearing was Talk Show Host by Radiohead
Max Beasley as a bad guy? Piss off. I've seen meaner grapes.
There's the morally-questionable criminal who'll turn out decent after all, the "I just want to be alone, I don't need anybody else" character who'll learn to love them and become the Dad of the group and you just know that woman's son will pop up at the end.
As for the lab scene at the end, how long before they're moving the country?
But Danny Boyle must defo be a big fan of the original Survivors.
but there were a fair few shots liberated from 28 Days Later, like the cutting to a big wide shot of the city when the petrol station exploded. And also the bit where it said '3 Days Later'.
cack acting, cack writing, cack character types...at least threee times i put the subsequent words into the characters mouths...you knew how each scene would play....which isnt always a bad thing with something quite genre specific like an end of the world scenario.... but it was just all fucking awful...it put me to sleep and as i could feel myself going, i didnt even feel it deserved a flick of the sky+ button so i could find out what the big twist is....actual balls. and to think i chose this over venus, i feel ashamed. and just so this doesnt seem like brit tv bashing, criminal justice a few months back was fucking amazing. but i resfuse to give any time to an actor who does this.....'you just need to get to a doctor..yeah?'....why yeah?...why fucking yeah?...bet it wasnt in the fucking script...why do shit british soap crap programme actors always do that....'just talk to your mum yeah?.....you just need to get this sorted yeah?'.....fucking awful.
what bit of this promts the eh?
maybe be a bit specific?
especially in eastenders, hollyoaks, casualty etc etc. they put yeah on the end of a scentance. it could be baffling scripwriting but im sure its just awful acting. normally comes when they are being sincere but cant express sincere without a 'yeah'...the yeah shows they mean it yeah?........'look, you just need some rest yeah?'......you'll think im nuts unless you actually notice it so look out for it
I'll ever watch telly again.
if you want a decent brit drama, the devils whore is on again this wednesday
of it and therefore wasn't that disappointed. I did fully expect to come on here and hear the usual "it wasn't as good as ________" moans so that wasn't a big shock either.
just...y'know...it was shit...here's soemthing better