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  • What music are you streaming?

    @CretanBull They sound awesome. Hearing this made me go back and listen to a bunch of Now, Now songs I haven't listened to in forever.
  • NBA 2021 Thread


    Dude is insane but he has been for a long time. I've got whiplash from the Steph takes bouncing between "top 5 ever" when he goes on a run like this back to "actually dame is the new best pg in the league" whenever he hits a buzzer beater.

    It's too bad the performance he's had this season has been for a team scraping to make the playoffs

  • Trailers and Upcoming TV Thread

    awookiee said:
    Not exactly a new trailer or show but Warrior was just renewed by HBO MAX for a season 3.  I recently watched it and was extremely impressed.  Plus the intro music is catchy as hell.

    It was Bruce Lee's big idea for a TV show that never came to fruition until his daughter was able to find someone to pick it up and run with it.  Here's a quick synopsis... Set during the Tong Wars in late 1870s San Francisco, the series follows Ah Sahm, a martial arts prodigy who emigrates from China in search of his sister, only to be sold to one of the most powerful tongs in Chinatown.

    I saw this on twitter and its the best TV news in a while. Also the same show runner as Banshee and it suuuuper feels like Banshee set in 1800s San Francisco. It also has Joe Taslim from the Raid movies, Hoon Lee from Banshee, and the dude who does the laptop shit in Tokyo Drift as a guy who throws knives real good. It's a great show if you want some violent, sexy, trashy TV.

  • Last Movie You Saw & What Did you Think

    I watched King Arthur: Legend of the Sword which is the 2017 Guy Richie one and it was surprisingly enjoyable. When this came out it GoT was still the benchmark for any medieval fantasy stuff and this doesn't compare very favorably to peak GoT, but now just as something to throw on in the afternoon there's a lot to like about it. It's got a good cast, Charlie Hunnam and Jude Law are really good in it, and the effects are pretty good and at least look very expensive. The plot is pretty basic but there's a shocking amount of Guy Richie-ness that comes out at random times (like a scene where they introduce people in a crew that all have multiple nicknames and backstories which could have just been lifted from Snatch). It also has his slow down, speed up and swing the camera around everywhere action scenes which work well once they introduce Excalibur. Excalibur in this lore apparently turns you into an anime character who can instantly take out an entire room while your eyes glow blue. The bad guys also have some giant armored elephants that can walk through castles, so that's pretty cool.

    It's painfully obvious at the end of this movie that they were trying to set up an extended universe that was never going to happen, but watching it for what it is I liked it.

  • What are you playing?

    Going through the PS4 catalog I just finished the 2018 God of War and damn, that game is impressive. I was going to try and 100% it but ran into a challenge to kill 20 enemies while taking no damage and it got me so mad I just went and did the last mission and put the game away to play something else. Other than some of those optional challenges the game is just incredible.