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Neither am I.
I think it's the most overrated series ever
It's fun, very entertaining, it's also good, but I'm missing story, drama, plot twists, element of surprise, all that.
You can watch the episodes in any order, or skip a few, and not feel like you missed anything.
I guess that was the norm in 2002, but I expect a bit more in 2019.
It gets a 9 on IMDb, but I'd probably give it an 8 and really only because the episodes are so wel made.
Perhaps it would be more accurate to rate the episodes with 8's and 9's, but the series as a whole a 7 or something.
I still want to see the movie though.
Maybe there's some story, drama, plot twists and element of surprise after all
I had the exact opposite with Cowboy Bebop.
It get's an 8.9 on IMDb and it's regarded as a classic.
The episodes are not very thrilling and sometimes even outright boring.
But it does one thing right, it sets an atmosphere using great images and music.
The last few episodes are pretty good too.
So while most episodes are a 6 or 7 at best, I'd still rate the series as a whole with a 9
Now what do Firefly and Captain Bebop have in common?
They're both space westerns
I have to get me some more of those.
Typical. Netflix rarely has what I want. Crunchyroll too. And it's worse here than in the US. They treat Europe like it's some third world shithole.
Meanwhile DFW is angry that people keep wearing the old tricorn.
I think Netflix is especially good for series.
They do have some good movies, but it's getting less now that everyone and their dog gets their own streaming service...
We have Netflix, Videoland, HBO, Amazon Prime, Disney, WB...
I can't take a subscription on all, but of course they're reluctant to share their exclusives.
Assuming they have what I want at all, like Serenity that's pretty hard to find, even in (Dutch) shops.
And that's how pirates are born
I don't want to pirate (and so far I don't), but how else am I going to see what I want to see?
I was just getting ready to see Serenity and... NETFLIX REMOVED IT JUST LAST WEEK!
F*** streaming, for exactly this.
Sander Rossel wrote:
For some reason I can get Firefly in blu-ray without any problems, but Serenity is a bit more difficult
What have you tried? Amazon.ca's got it (hard to beat $8 Canadian), so does Amazon.com (USD$15 for the 4K version, which also includes the Blu-ray)...I know I still see it regularly in local stores (not that I'm looking for it...)
Dutch shops (not Amazon).
I found the 4K version as well, but it's €26,99
Probably all import which won't work on European PAL players either.
I found it on Dutch "Marktplaats" though (kind of a Dutch eBay, literally translates to "market place")
Whereas on Netflix UK, Serenity is still available, and Firefly is AWOL.
Meanwhile, the series Ad Vitam[^] was supposed to be released globally on 2nd August. It's still showing as "will appear in your list when it becomes available". Netflix support claim no knowledge of it.
"These people looked deep within my soul and assigned me a number based on the order in which I joined." - Homer
Finished my JSON caching entity technique, and posted a huge article. Who was it that said "I hate writing, but love having written?" I feel that so hard right now.
It worked shockingly well right from the start, despite being based on a bit of tomfoolery to make it more efficient. I love when everything just works out of the gate - it's a sign of a good architecture.
Especially given working with messy webservices and JSON repositories this technique I've developed works really well.
totally, the whole point was to show you how to do it for your own stuff. Most people probably don't need a TMDb wrapper, but it illustrates a concept, and rather than a library, since every service is kind of one off, it's best just to treat it as a technique.
When I was growin' up, I was the smartest kid I knew. Maybe that was just because I didn't know that many kids. All I know is now I feel the opposite.