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TODO - I'll add notes when I get around to re-re-watching this.

TODO - Is this out in blu-ray?

Max Headroom (1987-1988) poster

Entertainment > Television >

(on Wikipedia)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0092402/

Particularly notable for its subtle and overt corporate jamming, Max Headroom was unique and wildly popular in its day but, for reasons unknown to me and not yet researched, had its life cut short.

I think I give my high personal rating because of its strong influences on my perceptions of the world. Perhaps it would not hold up today, but I'll note that on my eventual re-watch.



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TODO - I'll add notes when I get around to re-re-watching this.

TODO - Is this out in blu-ray?

She looks even better when wet.
She looks even better when wet.

Entertainment > Television >

(on Wikipedia)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0204993/

This series hits the ground running, featuring not just a stupifyingly hot Jessica Alba, but a great world, plot and everything else. However, like too many series', Dark Angel suicide-bombs like it's been lit on fire and is heading for a volcano to end it's suffering.



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NOTE - Wait until the next season is out (in 2017) before continuing.

Into the Badlands (2015-) image

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(on Wikipedia)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3865236/

The world, having gone to shit for some reason, has no guns for some reason, and, in a world nothing like Mad Max, things happen for various reasons.

So far it's a manly man man show, with fighting and stuff, though it does have some sort of fantasy fiction quietly woven in. It seems fair.



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Dominion (2014) poster

Entertainment > Television >

(on Wikipedia)
http://www.syfy.com/dominion

The surviving humans of a war against angels garrison themselves, and one of them is said to be their saviour.

Recommended. It's got a lot of religion in it, but it's generic.

I never did take notes for this. I probably should have. Maybe if I re-watch this series I will.

  • Cancelled



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12 Monkeys (2015-) image 1

Entertainment > Television >

(on Wikipedia)
http://www.syfy.com/12monkeys

Survivors of a plague that wipes out most humans make a desperate bid to undo it all by sending a man back in time.

I suppose it's inevitable that a television series based around time travel will get convoluted really quickly because they stretch things out. Still, this doesn't feel very good to me.



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