the umbrella academy

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  1. ameraal

    ameraal true love is making a comeback

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    how is no one watching this? it's the perfect (if a bit slow) blend of new superhero, old-school family drama and 90s nostalgia. there's just an inch off about it but i can't wait to get through the whole she-bang.
     
  2. cwej

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    Hearing good things. Will start watching it soon.
     
  3. Phoenix

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    Finished it yesterday

    i thought Ellen Page was great in those last two episodes. Mary was surprisingly good and I enjoyed her and Hazel.
     
  4. Pipo

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    I really like it. I really wanna LOVE IT, but why the hell does each episode feel like 90 minutes and sometimes a chore to get through not to mention the pacing is so slow it makes ROMA look like an instagram clip
     
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    finally got through it.
    BEST superhero series in a long long time omg. Defenders could never.
     
  6. ameraal

    ameraal true love is making a comeback

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    i finished this last night. i'm in a bit of a tizz as it could have been so much better - the production was wonderful and the story is brilliant but it wasn't particularly well told. the pacing was a bit meh, some of it was really hamfisted, other parts really lazy or glazed over and some pretty poor acting (i thought poor dickon was really shoddy and though i love mary j blige she looked like she was just doing that gif of her reacting to aguilera).

    the worst thing about it however was ellen page. i feel bad for never liking her. from wishing her death in hard candy to wishing her death in juno, i can't remember wishing death on someone's characters quite as much.

    so yeah, this was pretty good but it could've been really great.
     
  7. Phoenix

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    I thought she was marvelous and when she let it all rip in the end. I loved it.

    Also they spent a whole lot of money on that last episode. It looked really good.
     
  8. Mats

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    I still have an episode or two to go but what a mediocre show. still excited to see Ellen Page spazz out though
     
  9. Mats

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    I think the worst is the recurring sister love/hatred between Vanya and Allison that gets a full scene or two to itself every episode, cheesy lines included, to achieve the cheapest drama. what a lazy script

    I thought you were my SISTER! I love you, you're my SISTER! YOU ARE NOT MY SISTER!
     
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  10. Mats

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    also WHO THE FUCK thought that Dancing in the Moonlight would be appropriate for any soundtrack ever?! YUCK
     
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    Loved this from beginning to end. The final episode was so much better than I was expecting. I always have expectations when watching new things and I was initially convinced that Leonard was a serial killer then I sussed what was actually going to cause the apocalypse. I've started watching it again straight away in case I missed anything first time around. I find Luther and Diego really annoying but I especially love Klaus, Cha-Cha and Hazel and the doughnut lady.
     

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