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Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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pointsofdata posted:

I think the biggest barrier to the culture series getting a film adaptation is that the portrayal of (mostly) utopian anarchism is utterly foreign to TV and cinema. Only thing less likely to get an adaptation is The Dispossed

yeah it would be capitalist as hell lol

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Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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Roosevelt posted:

don't wear a man bun, ffs

lol if you care what people do with their hair as long as its clean

Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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when i was a young lad, i got klit from the library

Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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stop being gross dudes

that woman was literally harassed to tears by horny internet dudes like last week

Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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Milana Vayntraub

Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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is that true?

Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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watched the first ep of fargo s4 last night

looking good!

Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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rotor posted:

I kinda think it is though. If you make satire and it ends up as propaganda for the people you're satirizing, maybe your movie isn't good.

yeah, all satire is bad, and also all art

and all statements that have been made and can be made, really

there will always be people who misunderstand

Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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Xaris posted:

this. book burn all copies of starship trooper and robocop. unnecessary fascism apologia. the only thing worth watching is Crash 2004 on repeat for the rest of your life

no, crash 2004 is also bad

you can dream up some art in your head i guess, but never speak it out loud or show it to anyone

Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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Archduke Frantz Fanon posted:

weird that james camerons ex wife would know exactly whats needed to entrap someone in an underwater tomb

lmbo

Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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if they bought the cars themselves they all deserve to die

Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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i liked ancillary justice. the titular character was well written imo. didnt care for the sequels, tho

raven tower was decent, but very light reading. it was neat how practical and transactional the gods/worship functioned

also youre a gimmick

Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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reading Eon by greg bear & this character Lanier is repeatedly described as not caring about sex but earlier he hired an escort as the first thing after returning from space and now he's super horny again. seems like he cares a lot about sex to me :raise:

but seriously wtf

quote:

Sexual passion had seldom dominated Lanier; his drives were normal enough, but he had always been able to ignore them, or control them in inappropriate situations. His two-year celibacy on the Stone had been less a hardship for him than it might have been for others. Nevertheless, he had never been hornier in his life than he was at this peaceful moment.

Despite the advantages, he had always felt faintly shamed of his lack of masculine anguish, as if it made him some sort of cold fish. Now the passion was upon him with a vengeance. It was all he could do to keep from stealing back through the curtain and fondling Farley. The desire was both funny and agonizing. He felt like a pubescent teenager, sweaty with need and unsure what to do about it.

Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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the weird thing is so far there hasn't been any sex scenes (fade to black).

it's just this guys weird characterization. tbh I'm not sure if it's the author doing it on purpose, cause those are the only mentions of sex

Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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the luck of the fryrish got me teary-eyed when it first came out

my brother and i fought a lot and we werent friends back then, but we're friends now :unsmith:

Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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Jonny 290 posted:

big samesies. love it.

hell yeah

Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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SmokaDustbowl posted:

water aliens suck the worst because how do you even invent fire or discover electricity underwater

what if they're electric eels

Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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Paul WS anderson

Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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whoa thats the guy from mad men and glow when he was waaaay younger, he looks 20

Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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the android actors were great imo, also the atheist woman, and matias something who was also in narcos was also good. the bad guy relied too much on unfocused eyes / cricked neck to seem "unhinged", but idk if that was the script or directors cause tbf he does that pretty well

FX and design were also good.

but the story was absolute garbage after the first couple eps and im annoyed with myself for continuing to watch after i realized :(

Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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rotor posted:

i liked the bsg reboot until every other episode was that baltar guy struggling with the nature of reality and perception and so forth

yeah same for me, around episode 2 or 3

Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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qirex posted:

ok I finished raised by wolves and I feel like it basically boils down to “what if humans [and robots] had religious experiences?” no character truly had agency, they spent the whole time getting brainfucked by voices in their heads and reacting to magical-seeming things happening to them instead of choosing to do much of anything

the fact that the creator is a lapsed catholic kind of explains the story maybe?

lmao i forgot about the voices, its such a cheap way to give characters motivation. also if the voices/visions are supposed to be natural, they keep doing things that the characters dont know so they either have to be supernatural or some kind of intelligent life already on the planet.

so i only finished it cause i was waiting for the reveal that the creatures were evolved humans (now youre cannibals!!), but i guess that got pushed to s2 so ill just watch that scene on futuretube if it ever gets made

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Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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Jabor posted:

I saw a trailer for that and one of the characters introduced themselves as "hey I'm Stormfront" so I'm not entirely sure they got rid of all the edgy racism

i havent seen it but apparently a lot of people did not understand that that character is a racist nazi

Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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qirex posted:

nah they straight up said the skull the creature mother killed was holding in the last episode was neanderthal and they revealed the robot skull inside the extremely familiar looking space helmet in the room with the torture dodecahedron where she gave birth to the flying leech snake

man that looks like word salad. the show gave me the same feeling

oh yeah!

i somehow expunged that haha gently caress

but like it was obvious from the first time the creatuers show up so the true question was when it got ~revealed~

Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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pseudorandom name posted:

nobody knows what Stormfront is unless they're themselves Nazis or are Extremely Online

the "Oh, from Seattle?" "No, Portland" exchange when she was first introduced was great

the word stormfront being obviously fascist only to the "Extremely Online" is really sad

it should be obvious to anyone who went to school. and i know your schools are poo poo. our school are poo poo as well. but it should be obvious that such a word is fascism inherent

Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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homelander is also a fascist word

Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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H.P. Hovercraft posted:

how do you figure

i knew about it because i'm from louisiana and my house got internet in 1992. you know david duke just made the name up, right? it's not like referencing any historic fascist group called "stormfront" or from literature or anything, i remember people used to mock it as a star wars fan forum back then. david duke's a stormtrooper fan lol

because its an english neologism from germanic stems that would not naturally occur together in english i guess. it is stereotypically "german" while not being actually german. it is obviously deliberate. idk what to say. :shrug:

Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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H.P. Hovercraft posted:

we regularly get stormfronts on the gulf coast, it's hurricane country

:wrong: those are storm fronts

Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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that doesnt work when the only citation is newer than the work we're talking about

Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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H.P. Hovercraft posted:

wait, do you not get that it was named as a weather analogy? they didn't name a weather term after neonazis on the internet

sorry i got a lil off track lol its fine to call a weather thing "a storm front"

my poo poo brain has these minimal critria for a nazi name:

- germanic synthesis of words
- the word storm
- the word front
- the superhero concept

saying in a german way "busterminal" isnt nazi, even though it is two english words combined in the germanic way. e: gently caress theers a homelander. forget about the fake list up there, just its:

"all superhero is nazi"

im drunSorry!

Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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SmokaDustbowl posted:

raised by wolves looked really good but other than that I knew it was gonna be stupid as soon as that kid mr magooed into that hole

they played all their cards in the first 3 or 4 episodes

turns out that kid did not mr magoo at all. instead, the future spirits guided her to season 2

the ghost is totally her alive but virtual or something equally stupid

Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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Jonny 290 posted:

my favorite dumb time travel thing is the set of questions posed by:

people A and B are in a relationship. married, loving, whatever

person B travels back in time from the future to the present day and attempts to bang person A while present day person B is out at work

is it cheating? is it ageism? is it everything above?

dont read the time traveller's wife, its a gross af loop of grooming

Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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i havent seen the movie but afaik he was told that the woman was 15

regardless, hes a piece of poo poo with too much cachet and its funny to me every time he fucks up whether provoked or not

Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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why the hell are the mormons blocking chris morris in denmark

"This video contains content from LDS, who has blocked it in your country on copyright grounds."

Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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i just watched the borat II movie

guliania probably didnt know she was 15 because the whole borat arrative is a construct created around a bunch of hidden cam pranks. very meta, but it works.

anyway it doesnt matter how old she was irl or how old he hoped she was. she was a young journalist who acted even younger, and a non-gross person would keep their hands out of their pants no matter how much their knee was touched.




also lmao that they used the "15 cases" clip from mike pence

Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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Achmed Jones posted:

somebody posted this short story a while ago and I finally got around to reading it. it's good.

https://rifters.com/real/shorts/PeterWatts_Malak.pdf

yyah its a dece read

Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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i didnt like the boyfriend but the rest was good

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tak posted:

Anyone read the murderbot diaries?

There's a new one coming out in a few months

i read the ones that were out idk 6 months ago

theyre alright. theyre episodic so you can read one and then stop without missing too much closure. also they feel very much like theyre written for people who believe themselves to be autistic (maybe also peolpe who are but i dont have that diagnosis). theres a lot of repetitive "well i am a murderbot so im not good with people" repetitiveness

regular price is way above what its worth tho

[e: repetitively]

Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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reading Ash: A Secret History but im getting pretty annoyed with the main character being incredibly horny for one of the bad guys for no apparent reason

i guess she likes to be humiliated and betrayed? i guess thats fine if shes into that but its getting tiresome

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Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

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romance is fine, i just have an incredibly hard time understanding the motivations at play here

shes this larger than life joan of arc character who is super badass etc etc who meets this knight who seems familiar at the emperors court. like immediately after, the emperor arranges for them to be married.

she realizes that they met once before the main story starts, when they were teenagers, and he literally had his friends hold her down and they all pissed on her which is pretty gross and wtf

so now theyre married and he is constantly being an rear end in a top hat and calling her whore and slut, then he goes over to the enemy and gives them intel so they can capture her and send her to her certain death, she escapes and meets him again and he is still being an rear end in a top hat, all "waahh dont blame me, im just a coward, also i hate you and think youre less than dirt"

all the while she is so horny that she cant help but smell her fingers if she touches him, or imagine him naked, like it literally fogs her thoughts so she cant pay attention every time he shows up. everyone else is like "why wont you let us kill him???"

and now shes pregnant :sigh:


i bet it ends with him seeing the error of his ways and falling in love with her.

e: ive also considered a love potion or some dumb poo poo being in play, but it doesnt seem to be that kind of fantasy (its more like alt-history)

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