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Postby helmoz » Sat Sep 15, 2007 7:46 pm

Shintaro Ishihara wrote:I recently downloaded Heroes Season One via torrent. I have to say it's a pretty good show, but they speak terrible Japanese. I don't understand why they hire non-Japanese actors to play Japanese parts. It's really annoying.

i don't speak any japanese so i wouldn't know, but i have noticed it in films and TV shows with other languages i speak. it also annoys me when some american actors play british parts and can't do decent british accents - why don't they just get british actors instead?
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Postby Ishihara » Mon Sep 17, 2007 2:04 am

helmoz wrote: it also annoys me when some american actors play british parts and can't do decent british accents - why don't they just get british actors instead?



Oh I agree 110%, I also hate it when they use Chinese actors to play Japanese parts. It's just wrong.
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Postby rorschach » Tue Mar 18, 2008 3:44 pm

Thought I'd give this a wee update.

Flight Of The Conchords
The Wire (Charlie Brooker never shuts up about it, cheers Charlie)

I've also started watching the first season of the Sopranos. Its pretty good 'n all but it doesn't come close to the wire. Best TV show of all time.
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Postby Profanity » Wed Mar 19, 2008 12:36 pm

Is anyone into the Louis Theroux shows at all? I just downloaded quite a few of them recently and can't get enough of them. The guy is a legend.
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Postby rorschach » Wed Mar 19, 2008 4:50 pm

Profanity wrote:Is anyone into the Louis Theroux shows at all? I just downloaded quite a few of them recently and can't get enough of them. The guy is a legend.


Aye, Louis Theroux is amazing! Did ye see the Jimmy Saville one? He's a full on weirdo. He tells Louis that he washes his ma's clothes every week and Louis asks why if they don't get worn. He obviously prances about the house in his dead mothers clothes. I think he loved her a little too much.
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Postby Profanity » Wed Mar 19, 2008 4:59 pm

rorschach wrote:Aye, Louis Theroux is amazing! Did ye see the Jimmy Saville one? He's a full on weirdo. He tells Louis that he washes his ma's clothes every week and Louis asks why if they don't get worn. He obviously prances about the house in his dead mothers clothes. I think he loved her a little too much.

Yes, I think I've seen them all by now and I did indeed see the Jimmy Saville episode.

I love the expression on Louis' face when he is asking a really obvious question but the subject can't quite work out if he's serious or not.

His best shows are where he is spending time with the non-celebs. He has got himself into potentially sticky situations sometimes e.g. he did a show with White Supremacists and they were quizzing him as to whether he was Jewish.

He's always thoroughly entertaining though.
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Postby elko » Sat Mar 22, 2008 2:46 pm

rorschach wrote:Thought I'd give this a wee update.

Flight Of The Conchords
The Wire (Charlie Brooker never shuts up about it, cheers Charlie)

I've also started watching the first season of the Sopranos. Its pretty good 'n all but it doesn't come close to the wire. Best TV show of all time.


I got a bit into The Wire through Charlie Brooker, but haven't found time to watch much of it. I have watched everything of Charlie Brooker on YouTube though. I would rather watch him watching TV than actually watch it myself.
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Postby rorschach » Sun Mar 23, 2008 9:04 am

elko wrote:
I got a bit into The Wire through Charlie Brooker, but haven't found time to watch much of it. I have watched everything of Charlie Brooker on YouTube though. I would rather watch him watching TV than actually watch it myself.


I don't understand how you were able to stop watching it, I was absolutely hooked from the first episode. It doesn't treat it's viewers like retarded monkeys (unlike most t.v). It changes they you think, so in that sense it can be considered a work of art.
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Postby HeavenKnowsImMozzerable » Sat Aug 07, 2010 12:31 pm

NCIS (mostly seasons 3-5, 6 was a bit exaggerated and I haven't seen 7 yet)
Numb3rs (Charlie Eppes rules!)
Monk
The Mentalist
The Simpsons
SpongeBob Squarepants (I am still 5 years old at heart)
occasionally Curb Your Enthusiasm and seldom The Office (US version)

oh, and I used to watch Boston Legal, too bad it went off the air so early :(
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Postby HeavenKnowsImMozzerable » Sat Aug 07, 2010 12:32 pm

Did I forget to mention I am allergic to reality TV?
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