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Love, death, and robots (Netflix show)
« on: 28 May 2019, 06:11 »

Curious to see if anyone else here has been watching this show and what you think of it.

The first season was launched in March and it really isn't a show as much as it is a collection of animated shorts (from 6 minutes to I think as long as 20 minutes) with an overarching theme of scifi, robots, and death. Some of the shorts are quite graphic in terms of nudity and violence, but not all.
Edited: I should probably mention that the person behind this show is Tim Miller, aka director of Deadpool.

Apparently some described it as an animated black mirror, which works for some of the episodes I suppose, although this show has little to do with the disturbing potentials of current technologies.

I have now watched 5 of them and although the quality of the stories and animation varies (of course), overall I find it highly enjoyable.   
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Re: Love, death, and robots (Netflix show)
« Reply #1 on: 28 May 2019, 20:32 »

I loved it. The writing is clever and unique, and the show is surprisingly queer.
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Re: Love, death, and robots (Netflix show)
« Reply #2 on: 02 Jun 2019, 22:00 »

I watched it, and thought the average standard was very good. It reminded me of the better sort of Dust shorts on YouTube.
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Re: Love, death, and robots (Netflix show)
« Reply #3 on: 05 Jun 2019, 03:01 »

I haven't seen all of it yet (thanks for reminding me to get back to it), but what I've seen was overall of a high standard.
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Re: Love, death, and robots (Netflix show)
« Reply #4 on: 05 Jun 2019, 04:04 »

Cute, weird and (thought) provoking, that's my opinion about the show.
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Re: Love, death, and robots (Netflix show)
« Reply #5 on: 05 Jun 2019, 05:02 »


Hmmm...

I hadn't actually seen any good reviews about this series...

But, I generally trust all you good people's judgement - so I will probably give it a go once I'm done with Hannibal.

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Re: Love, death, and robots (Netflix show)
« Reply #6 on: 05 Jun 2019, 08:05 »

it's several really tiny bits interpreting the theme very differently. I can see how that might be throw people off.
But if you like some weird, you might like it.
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Re: Love, death, and robots (Netflix show)
« Reply #7 on: 05 Jun 2019, 14:57 »


Hmmm...

I hadn't actually seen any good reviews about this series...

But, I generally trust all you good people's judgement - so I will probably give it a go once I'm done with Hannibal.

:)

I recall there was one episode that gathered quite a few strongly negative reviews. I can understand why, even.

I do recommend you watch a couple and make up your own mind. :)
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