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Old 05-04-2022, 08:38 PM   #5521
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Careful! The watchful eye of FormerPres (or whatever name he’s using now) is always open for this sort of things to get excited about.
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Old 05-05-2022, 11:20 AM   #5522
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I was also let down by the end season of Ozark. Won't say much due to spoilers but most of the storyline felt forced to me.
I wont say anything specific about the ending, its far too soon after release to think 'everyone has seen it' but it really felt rather directionless, somewhat rushed and frankly...a little lazy.

And I find this really strange, because these kinds of criticisms are things that I'd otherwise never attribute to this show at any other point in its run.

Further, it shouldnt have been rushed and it shouldnt have been lazy. They knew the show was winding up, they knew how many episodes they had and how much time they had.

They had the opportunity to end this show however they wanted and/or planned to and it doesnt feel as though they did.
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Old 05-06-2022, 09:09 AM   #5523
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Ozark to me always felt like a second rate Breaking Bad and that held true through the final season.

Reading articles now about the show and they talk about how the storylines were such a collaborative effort, and how there was a big debate on how to wrap up the story and the fate of a certain character.

Compare that to Breaking Bad, which I’m sure had input from various sources, but Vince Gilligan had a full vision and a plan for the story and carried it beautifully into completion.

This was nothing like that. Probably an unfair comparison, but it certainly began to feel like a soap opera they slapped an ending on. Overall still an enjoyable series though.
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Old 05-06-2022, 11:54 AM   #5524
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Second-rate Breaking Bad is an excellent description of Ozark.
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Old 05-06-2022, 12:48 PM   #5525
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I wasn't upset with the ending - I don't see how it could have ended any other way. They always managed to get their way out of a scrape, with no compunction as to how they did it, it was expected. They just outmaneuvered everyone as they had all along, with no care for the consequences to others.

The other person's fate - I expected that as well. That was never going to be a "happy" ending.
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Old 05-06-2022, 01:18 PM   #5526
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I wasn't upset with the ending - I don't see how it could have ended any other way.....
Well, it could have ended in a few different and much more spectacular ways:
NSFW!

Instead, they did what they did...
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Old 05-06-2022, 07:46 PM   #5527
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That Ozark finale....woof. What a swing and a miss.
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Old 05-06-2022, 09:59 PM   #5528
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Careful! The watchful eye of FormerPres (or whatever name hes using now) is always open for this sort of things to get excited about.
Okay, nerd.
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Old 05-07-2022, 03:15 AM   #5529
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Here are my thoughts on Ozark:
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Old 05-07-2022, 09:54 AM   #5530
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Like a Rolling Stone The Life and Times of Ben Fong-Torres! Excellent documentary. Highly recommend.
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The Pentaverate

Surprisingly hilarious.
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The Pentaverate

Surprisingly hilarious.
It was nice to have a couple of hours of Mike Myers in all his Spazztastic, Punny, Egotistical nonsensical glory.
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Re: Ozark.
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Old 05-09-2022, 10:42 AM   #5534
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After Breaking Bad, there was a rash of actor driven, Anti Hero style shoves, cuz everyone wanted to be the next Brian Cranston. The trouble with actor driven shows is they tend to focus on having big character moments and end up with lots of plot holes and a rudderless story.
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After Breaking Bad, there was a rash of actor driven, Anti Hero style shoves, cuz everyone wanted to be the next Brian Cranston. The trouble with actor driven shows is they tend to focus on having big character moments and end up with lots of plot holes and a rudderless story.
I don't disagree with your point, in general, but it is a bit unfair to Ozark, which was an excellent show except for its disappointing final season.
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I liked the ending, but the last few episodes I found Wendy to just be completely over the top.
Her character has been over the top since season 3 at least.
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A new series of “Black Mirror” is in the works at Netflix, Variety can reveal.
It’s been almost three years since Season 5 of the dystopian drama premiered on the streaming service in June 2019, but sources indicate that a new anthology series of “Black Mirror” is shaping up, and casting is now underway.


While details about specific stories are being kept under lock and key, Variety understands that Season 6 will have more episodes than Season 5, which comprised of just three instalments and starred Andrew Scott, Anthony Mackie, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Topher Grace and Miley Cyrus.

https://variety.com/2022/tv/global/b...ix-1235266891/


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Season 3 of Love Death + Robots is up, it's great.
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