Industry (BBC Two)

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Finished watching Industry last night. Some quite unpleasant trainee investment bankers behaving dreadfully and fucking a lot. Very good.

I’ve watched up to and including the Xmas party episode but I’ve absolutely loved it so far. I can’t tell if it’s trash or actually rather good but I’m all about drugs, gays, sex and filthy amounts of money so I don’t care.

In the Xmas party episode I thought they dealt with the abuse of power towards women (and Gus as well) really well. It was just so cringe and awkward.
 

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I’ve watched up to and including the Xmas party episode but I’ve absolutely loved it so far. I can’t tell if it’s trash or actually rather good but I’m all about drugs, gays, sex and filthy amounts of money so I don’t care.

In the Xmas party episode I thought they dealt with the abuse of power towards women (and Gus as well) really well. It was just so cringe and awkward.

There are so many squirm in your seat moments all through the series. And the WTF shenanigans between Yasmin and Robert...

I'm so pleased it has already been renewed for a second run :disco:
 

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There are so many squirm in your seat moments all through the series. And the WTF shenanigans between Yasmin and Robert...

I'm so pleased it has already been renewed for a second run :disco:

I can’t tell if I am Yasmin or I want to have sex with Yasmin.

Glad it’s getting a second run. Has it taken off? It seems like one of those shows that would be doing gangbusters on Netflix.
 

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Industry was SO FUCKING GOOD. Mrs Bev couldn't understand why I was so obsessed.

But @IguanMoreSleep might recognise bits of that work culture. I certainly did from the little bit of time I spent interning in corporate law firms.
 

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“You know, you play broken really well, but to be honest, you’re just a bit of a cunt aren’t you” :disco:

Harper’s gonna get fucked over in Season 2 even though she thinks she’s made the right deals now.
 

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Industry was a bit MALE GAZE for my tastes. The poor actresses having to frot themselves and get their bits out EVERY ep. And the gay storyline in particular was like two straight men laughing heartily about the gays these days!! What are they like!? (I noted the showrunners are two blokes who've never written for tv before, but have worked for jp morgan).

The blonde twunk who gets his dick out in Ep1 was DELIGHTFUL. And I loved baby Rachel Weisz. 7/10, will watch more for the hawtyz.
 

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Industry was a bit MALE GAZE for my tastes. The poor actresses having to frot themselves and get their bits out EVERY ep. And the gay storyline in particular was like two straight men laughing heartily about the gays these days!! What are they like!? (I noted the showrunners are two blokes who've never written for tv before, but have worked for jp morgan).

The blonde twunk who gets his dick out in Ep1 was DELIGHTFUL. And I loved baby Rachel Weisz. 7/10, will watch more for the hawtyz.
Oh he is hot. I mean I hate him and that constant POUT but so would
 

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Is this basically the BBC's latest attempt at re-doing This Life?

I MAY WATCH, I MAY NOT
It has been described as such yes ! They were a bit more likeable in This Life but this is so compelling you still root for them for some reason
 

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*swoon*
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OK I like the usage of the word COMPELLING. I will watch episode 1 of this (and also Black Narcissus) on iPlayer this week and see if I want to continue :disco:
 

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And his big floppy cock is the cherry on the cake.
*pouts*

There’s something about cock and sex in a TV drama that still elevates it above porn for me. I can obviously see cock on demand as and when I like but watching Yasmin toss him off to the point of giving us a mirrored semen splash and I’m frothing more than ever.
 

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There’s something about cock and sex in a TV drama that still elevates it above porn for me. I can obviously see cock on demand as and when I like but watching Yasmin toss him off to the point of giving us a mirrored semen splash and I’m frothing more than ever.
Absolutely. I guess you know the character, so if you still fancy them after that it’s like the fit bloke on your commute getting his dick out and waving it at you.
 

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OK watched the first ep, LOVED IT! It really is This Life reborn for 2020, and that's NO BAD THING AT ALL!

I'm guessing pouty blonde haired guy with the BIG FLOPPY COCK
ends up fucking literally everybody - from the blonde guy at the bar, to his boss with his pants down at the urinals, to Yasmine who has barely done anything yet, to probably Harper too because WHY THE FUCK NOT :D Blonde pouty floppy cock FOR HIRE!

My fave secondary character so far is size 12 helvetica posh middle manager. I DO hope her character gets expanded up on this show moves on :D Also liked the absolute cunt girl who was ripping Harper a new one in the loo :disco:
 

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Scream, I ended up LOVING this. If you will let me indulge myself with a few thoughts:

- I love how the show ended up being FAR MORE about the wider politics and workplace culture than the individual characters. By the end, aside from Harper and maybe Yasmine, most of the characters individually were kind of IRRELEVANT to the wider ranging plot points.
- Harper is SUCH a fabulous sociopath :D The last minute Daria twist was brilliant "I'm sorry" :D She really has the makings of a totally iconic TV character.
- I loved Daria too, although I didn't quite buy her sudden elevation once Eric got fired.
- Gus was severely underwritten, as was the gay storyline. TBH I'd much rather have had big floppycock be a BIT more fluid in his sexuality than the sloppy afterthought of the gay storyline - and that was hinted at several times. The chemistry between Rob and his HOT Middle Eastern dark-room loving client was some of the most potent of the whole show :D
- The bearded guy Gus got with after Yasmine's disastrous dinner party was a total BIT OF ME THOUGH :disco: Find a way for him to return pls :D
- I LOVED the character of Rob. I've known several good-time straight(ish) guys just like him in my time (albeit not bankers) and they are some of the MOST fun people of all :disco:
- I kind of want them to make series 2 a bit of a wider zoom out ensemble piece, perhaps with new graduates, rather than continuing on with the current characters so heavily aside from maybe Harper. LOVED Rob, but he's totally replaceable, and surely there's no point in bringing Gus back ANYWAY
 

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Loved this even if some parts of it were rubbish.
How I’d love to have Rob and Greg as colleagues and to party with them. Rob is absolutely the kind of irresistable ”straight” guy that you want to both ruin or fall in love with.

Harper is such a reluctant heroine, she reminded me a bit of Rue (Zendaya) in Euphoria. Don’t know why she’s so miserable throughout the whole series and don’t really understand why she’s so unkind to Yasmine.

Speaking of the latter, I can’t stand it when they have actors pretending to speak Arabic in Western tv/movies, it sounds so stupid and fake because nobody speak like that.
 

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Loved this even if some parts of it were rubbish.
How I’d love to have Rob and Greg as colleagues and to party with them. Rob is absolutely the kind of irresistable ”straight” guy that you want to both ruin or fall in love with.

Harper is such a reluctant heroine, she reminded me a bit of Rue (Zendaya) in Euphoria. Don’t know why she’s so miserable throughout the whole series and don’t really understand why she’s so unkind to Yasmine.

Speaking of the latter, I can’t stand it when they have actors pretending to speak Arabic in Western tv/movies, it sounds so stupid and fake because nobody speak like that.

At first I wasn't even sure it was Arabic cis it sounded so strange
 

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