The man in the high castle.

The man in the high castle.

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ClockworkCupcake

62,197 posts

220 months

Thursday 5th January 2017
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Apparently it has been renewed for a 3rd Season.

http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2017-01-03/the-man-...

stew-S160

7,694 posts

186 months

Thursday 5th January 2017
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Good, because I think it's brilliant.

HorneyMX5

4,570 posts

98 months

Sunday 8th January 2017
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Just wrapped up season 2. This up there with some of my all time fave TV series.

As a poster above stated, this series moves from black and white to shades of grey. Rooting for the bad guys is always a treat in a TV show.

Blaster72

7,353 posts

145 months

Monday 9th January 2017
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DuraAce said:
Enjoyed the first season but second is dross. 4 episodes in and I am thinking of giving up. Nothing much happening and bit confusing.
Push on or bin it?
Same here, I've tried and tried but it's so ponderous its difficult to keep interested in it.

DamienB

1,155 posts

167 months

Monday 9th January 2017
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It picks up - stick with it.

Blaster72

7,353 posts

145 months

Monday 9th January 2017
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I will thanks, I've got a bit of time next few days so I'll give it another try.

DuraAce

3,271 posts

108 months

Monday 9th January 2017
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Watched two more episodes and have binned it and deleted it. Enjoyed the first season but the second just didn't cut it for me. It's quite possible I'm too thick to understand exactly what's going on!

GrumpyTwig

3,354 posts

105 months

Monday 9th January 2017
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Got to agree that it does pickup in S2, but you've got to get to episode 6-7 before it does. Prior to that it's just a mishmash of various stuff that doesn't come together to anything meaningful for a while.

RDMcG

13,940 posts

155 months

Monday 9th January 2017
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Pretty good overall. Sewell is excellent Halfway through season 2

blade runner

792 posts

160 months

Saturday 14th January 2017
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Stick with it - it really starts to pick up in the last few episodes. Finale in particular is excellent. Can't wait for series 3 now - plenty more mileage in this I think.

Blaster72

7,353 posts

145 months

Saturday 14th January 2017
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Thanks to DamienB, I stuck with it and really enjoyed episode 7 onwards. Episodes 1-6 did make sense eventually but just seemed to be ambling filler episodes. It's a shame as I think it's probably turned a whole load of people off it.

After the whole Lost series a few years back people are much more wary of sticking with something for it only to turn into a whole pile of steaming crap.

Glad to say this has really excelled itself at the end.

Can't wait for the next series now!

RDMcG

13,940 posts

155 months

Saturday 14th January 2017
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I was very impressed by the quality of the Japanese actors particular. The guy who plays the trade minister brought a huge amount to the role....

rich350z

140 posts

110 months

Saturday 14th January 2017
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Yes both series are on the slow side, but I think it some of the best TV of the last few years. Can't wait till season 3.

JB!

5,254 posts

128 months

Wednesday 18th January 2017
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Loved the end to S2, can't wait for S3!

MikeyC

701 posts

175 months

Wednesday 18th January 2017
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JB! said:
Loved the end to S2, can't wait for S3!
ditto smile

popeyewhite

10,693 posts

68 months

Thursday 19th January 2017
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RDMcG said:
The guy who plays the trade minister brought a huge amount to the role....
In the book on which S1 is based he's a far more central character. But I'd agree his performance is outstanding and lends a weight and dignity to the series as well as a nice foil to the (seeming) evil of the head of the Japanese military police and the calculating coldness of the German.

Oakey

24,545 posts

164 months

Thursday 19th January 2017
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He's aged a bit since Mortal Kombat



Towards the end, when Smith went down those stairs, he picks up a tape, what was it?

Edited by Oakey on Thursday 19th January 12:59

blade runner

792 posts

160 months

Thursday 19th January 2017
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Oakey said:
Towards the end, when Smith went down those stairs, he picks up a tape, what was it?
I think that was the vault containing all the rolls of films that Hitler had managed to collect. Guess it was just one of these?

Jonesy23

3,921 posts

84 months

Thursday 19th January 2017
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blade runner said:
Oakey said:
Towards the end, when Smith went down those stairs, he picks up a tape, what was it?
I think that was the vault containing all the rolls of films that Hitler had managed to collect. Guess it was just one of these?
Looking at the Grasshopper Lies Heavy label I suspect it was one of the ones that had featured earlier in the story?


4Q

2,103 posts

92 months

Wednesday 25th January 2017
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Just watched the finale for s2. Although I'm looking forward to S3, I thought it was a great ending and tied up the story lines nicely and would've worked as the last ever episode if they'd decided not to recommission.