Subject: Re: What Did You Watch? 2017-12-06 (Wednesday)
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, suzeeq<email@example.com>
> anim8rfsk wrote:
> > In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Obveeus<Obveeus@aol.com>
> > wrote:
> >> On 12/7/2017 10:07 AM, icebreaker wrote:
> >>> On Thu, 7 Dec 2017 06:25:51 -0800, Ian J. Ball<IJBall@mac.invalid>
> >>> wrote:
> >>>> On 2017-12-07 09:30:41 +0000, Ubiquitous said:
> >>>>> What did you watch?
> >>>> Not much:
> >>>> Chicago Med (recorded) - "Trust Your Gut" (ep. #3.3). Covered yesterday
> >>>> by Obv.
> >>> Obv doesn't watch this one. It was I.
> >> Ian is just trying to keep his tradition alive regarding his being wrong
> >> about everything.
> >> Meanwhile, did no one actually watch KNIGHTFALL?
> >> Current review status:
> >> KNIGHTFALL: 50% (5of10) at Rottentomatoes and 8.2 (142ratings) at IMDB.
> >> HAPPY!: 75% (14of21) at Rottentomatoes and 8.1 (83ratings) at IMDB.
> >> That suggests a very small sampling for both.
> > Like others, I recorded but have not yet watched KNIGHTFALL.
> > I'm still wondering if anybody but me watched this week's awful DA
> > FLASH. I was waiting for somebody else to start the review so I could
> > froth and rant.
> > I watched a couple more Cash Cab reruns, and then FRANKIE DRAKE
> > MYSTERIES (there is apparently no 'The' in the title).
> > An unholy triple mashup of MURDOCH MYSTERIES, MISS FISHER, and WOMEN'S
> > MURDER CLUB, FDM presents the adventures of the first female private
> > dick in Toronto in the 1920s (abeit being filmed in Ontario a century
> > later). It looks to be produced by the MURDOCH production company. It
> > features the lesser of the early stars of MUTANT X as Frankie Drake, a
> > modern woman of even looser morals than Miss Fisher (and who has almost
> > identical origins), a lovely black actress named Chantel Riley as
> > Frankie's lovely black partner in the agency, Trudy, Sharron Matthews as
> > the rather zaftig M.E. (guess this has some THE CORONER in the mix too),
> > and, by far the most important, the incredibly lovely, incredibly
> > talented, incredibly skinny Rebecca Liddiard as Mary Shaw of the
> > Morality Police (!). Some of youts may recall her as officer 0.12-12.0
> > of HOUDINI AND DOYLE. While on the earlier show she was grim but
> > charming, here she steals every scene she's in as the goofy comic
> That's where I've seen her before!
> > relief. She even does a bit with Matthews about how she's too skinny!
> > They made a big deal in the publicity about a fifth lady in the cast,
> > Grace Lynn Jung as Whiskey Wendy, but all she's done in the 5 episodes
> > aired to date is serve them coffee. As you'd expect in a MURDOCH
> > derivative, historical figures like Ernest Hemingway and Max Sennet show
> > up, as do delectable Canadia guest stars like Laura Vandervoort. The
> > good outweighs the bad, the bad being that it's all so unrealistically
> > progressive and given it's Murdoch heritage they're going to invent the
> > forensic techniques we take for granted today (and get them
> > embarrassingly wrong). It's not great by any means, but if you're a fan
> > of MM, MF, or WMC this is something you'd likely enjoy.
> > Fred-Box sez "Check it out"
> I have and like it.
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