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So far: widdly widdly computer noises. Nnnngh.
(I'm watching the Brian Cox thing, I just wanted to beat everyone else to it)
I enjoyed it, but I thought it was a bit unamitious in the level of detail, and the 'celebrity helpers' didn't really work for me.
Still good though.
Or Eternal Sunshine for PRICKS. Boooo, I automatically hate original programming involving hot young British talent. Someone put Buble on.
the concept doesnt really adds anything to the possessive partner thing
wouldn't be able to deconstruct and analyse everything in such a thorough and obsessive manner if not for the concept.
But yeah, it's a bit of a narrow use of a good idea.
I suppose, I probably should have waited until it finished until I judged it, but for the most part I could imagine a very similar story of a possessive husband picking at everything after a dinner party without the sci fi concept, whereas say something like eternal sunshine there is a perfect fit between the concept and the feelings/ideas it explores, with this it just seems tacked on, it adds a little but not much
It was kind of integral to everything, otherwise he would've just been really paranoid instead of being able to conclusively prove that his wife was a slag.
I guess, but I could imagine a very similar story where a husband picks over little things from his non enhanced memory until the truth unraveled, I didnt think it was bad but preferred the other two because their weird premises seemed to say more
although I did really like the bit where he gouges out the chip at the end
I really don't get TV criticism
I enjoyed it once again, and am really grateful for the series.
I haven't seen Eternal Sunshine so I know no better? Was the point that even with the chip thing it was pretty much the same?
Didn't like the bit where they were winding the baby back. I wonder how old he needs to get before they have to surrender that privilege.
with added proof obvs.
It was kind of a mix between Eternal Sunshine and Gattaca.
should probably watch Gattaca as well eh.
Suffered a little bit from the time constraints, an extra 20 minutes would have gone a long way in terms of properly fleshing out the characters and making me care about their fate. I was invested but pretty much 100% for it in a thematic way whereas I think it could have had a lot more clout were the emotional side of it expanded on a bit and the only way to do that is develop the characters and the relationship a bit more.
Would have made a great feature I think.
Overall I think the three have been pretty fantastic frankly, I'm glad a show like this exists and has been allowed to prosper.
it's been a great series, but definitely for an acquired taste
The world felt real and thought-through, the relationship dynamics were taught and built to a horrible conclusion, though the main actor was a bit weak.
'div'' brother in Dead Man's Shoes.
Him in RockNRolla.
and yet the one which inspired the least amount of thought/discussion about the message. And this was the only one where it wasn't nicely condensed into however long they all are.
coincided very nicely with the introduction of facebook's timeline feature...
I least wanted the option of cheating on my wife or at least lying at some point in the future :(
As it was more closely rooted in the experience of everyday people. The only issue I had with it was that I thought if we were to extrapolate facebook/twitter etc, it’s more likely that people would willingly upload their memories to a corporate cloud, rather than keeping them to themselves. I dunno, the appraisal at the start implied that companies are able to access them.
As someone who doesn’t like Eternal Sunshine, but loves Gattaca, I thought that this was pitched just about right.
Spent the first five minutes trying to work out who the girl was (the nurse in Attack The Block) and who the sleazy guy was (the quiet chap in Weekend) too.
So that was where I knew her from.
was in Peep Show too, when Mark, Jez, Nancy and Sophie go to his boathouse? Series one or two?
Yesterday I was probably 2 > 1 > 3, after mulling it over and considering the facebook comparison i guess it does have more to say beyond the couple, so 2>3>1
but i liked the contrast with last week's, awful people ruining their lives because of overbearing technology vs people stuck in a helpless situation with overbearing technology.
loved the visual aesthetic though, all the super modernist Le Corbusier style houses and retro cars, the idealised future vs the crapshoot one of last week's.
could the worlds in #2 and #3 co-exist?
It might be interesting to try and marry those two worlds and make them parallel. It might not, of course, and I'm not a sci-fi bod, but, as far as I can gather, similar scenarios have been done quite a few times before; plebs living out a dystopian future alongside a more utopian lifestyle for the select few.