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Old 06-26-2019, 01:31 PM
 
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I just finished watching one my all time netflix favs... Dark season 2... so many paradoxes (just love it). But, there are so many great Sci-fi/Suspense/Horror series out there, so what is your favorite and why? Are you a Rod Serling fan, Hitchcock, King... whatever you like tell me the elements of said series that most intrigue you.
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Old 06-26-2019, 01:40 PM
 
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I just watched Black Mirror, and some of those episodes were... intense. Like, don't watch before bedtime! Watched a tiny bit of Stranger Things and didn't get totally pulled in. Some seasons of American Horror Story are awful and awesome at the same time. But I think Sci-Fi, suspense, and horror are very different genres...
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Old 06-26-2019, 01:52 PM
 
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I just watched Black Mirror, and some of those episodes were... intense. Like, don't watch before bedtime! Watched a tiny bit of Stranger Things and didn't get totally pulled in. Some seasons of American Horror Story are awful and awesome at the same time. But I think Sci-Fi, suspense, and horror are very different genres...
I have been trying to catch up on Black Mirror (I loved their Bandersnatch series) ... which episodes keep u up at night the most?
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Old 06-26-2019, 02:08 PM
 
Location: Aurora Denveralis
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Black Mirror is the only one of the current crop that will achieve legendary status over time. Simply brilliant, totally unpredictable, not locked into a formula and has extraordinary production values.
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Old 06-30-2019, 03:15 PM
 
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I love Stranger Things, though I normally wouldn't be particularly interested in its combination of paranormal and horror. The series is very well produced (all levels - writing, acting, photography, etc.). But the clincher is that it's essentially a lover letter to the culture of the 1980s. That's what seals the deal for me.
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Old 07-04-2019, 04:54 AM
 
Location: Philadelphia
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Babylon 5. Take Star Trek and remove all shields, phasers, and all the unexplainable nonsense. Now add in real scientific ideas like relative velocity. Special effects are not great, though races are pretty good looking - not just like "human with their skin painted". Also everyone has a goal, which is not results in "good guys always winning". There are conflicts even in the main cast. That was a rather good series.
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Old 07-11-2019, 09:43 PM
 
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Black Mirror is a hit or miss for me, but the greats are truly memorable - Be Right Back, San Junipero, The Entire History of You are some I can think of right now.
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Old 07-12-2019, 03:13 PM
 
Location: Dark Side of the Moon
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Dark is my recent fav, but I also loved the SG (Stargate) movies and series. The most recent Lost in Space was also pretty good. I love the FX most, but the storyline needs to be believable, and the actors need to be talented.
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