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#51 ONLINE   gpg

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Posted 02 June 2013 - 07:46 PM

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Posted 02 June 2013 - 11:25 PM

Good season finale. Nice lead-in to next season too. 

 

 

A couple of things that happened surprised me. There's certainly a lot of material to build upon for season two.

 

I love scifi that deals with current political and economic issues In a complex, science based story. I kept insisting to my wife that this was going to be one of those great scifi shows, the remarkable acting of Canadian actress Tatiana Maslany is just a terrific bonus. But it took all the way to the end of the season finale to get there.

 

It's great it got a second season. I hope they develop another season story arc as good.


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Posted 02 June 2013 - 11:43 PM

I watched the first season last night and today. They are getting very seamless in placing her in scenes multiple times.

Good storyline as well. I will stick around.



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Posted 03 June 2013 - 09:30 AM

Awesome show. I will keep watching........


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Posted 09 June 2013 - 10:38 PM

Just finish watching the 10 episode over a couple of days. Greatly enjoy them and am looking forward to next year. Tatiana Maslany is great.

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Posted 10 June 2013 - 05:29 AM

Tatiana Maslany is great.

 

She is. I can only imagine how difficult it is to slip in and out of those different personalities.

 

And pretty slick video editing too, in the scenes where 2 or 3 of the clones are on-screen at the same time.


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Posted 10 June 2013 - 10:16 AM

What a fantastic series!  One of the surprisingly best new shows I've seen in a while and found myself very anxiously looking forward to each new episode.  I can't say that about most shows I watch. Tatiana Maslany is absolutely brilliant and deserves a few awards for her performance.  I plan on picking up the Blu-ray release in July and re-watching the series.  Can't wait for season two!!  

 

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Posted 10 June 2013 - 01:05 PM

This was one of the series that started this year that I couldn't figure out at first just where it was going.  Well going to great is what it was trying to do and did it very well.  Can't wait for next season!


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Posted 10 June 2013 - 02:20 PM

It is addicting.

 

Wonder when they will come out with her own line of bobbing heads? One for each of her characters.


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Posted 11 June 2013 - 01:07 PM

:bang  :rotfl:  :eek2:  :nono2:  :rotfl:


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Posted 11 June 2013 - 01:22 PM

More like :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance:


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Posted 12 June 2013 - 10:23 AM

What a fantastic series!  One of the surprisingly best new shows I've seen in a while and found myself very anxiously looking forward to each new episode.  I can't say that about most shows I watch. Tatiana Maslany is absolutely brilliant and deserves a few awards for her performance.

And the winner is:

 


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Posted 12 June 2013 - 12:27 PM

Wow, you guys really like this show a lot.  I've been telling my friends that this is a great show, but most of them watches crap.  



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Posted 13 June 2013 - 09:54 AM

This could be the first big legal win for Sarah Manning and her fellow clones: Supreme Court rules against patenting human genes :sure:


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Posted 13 June 2013 - 10:05 AM

This could be the first big legal win for Sarah Manning and her fellow clones: Supreme Court rules against patenting human genes :sure:


I had been meaning to comment on that last episode. The possibility of a non-human person owning a human turns my stomach.

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 11:12 AM

It happens all the time -- most people work for an artificial entity called a corporation.

Whether you are "owned" or not is subject to interpretation and debate. For those

of you who are "scared" to take a vacation for fear of losing (not loosing) your job,

I would suggest that you are 'owned' -- like a street hooker is owned by her pimp.

 

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Posted 14 June 2013 - 07:11 PM

This could be the first big legal win for Sarah Manning and her fellow clones: Supreme Court rules against patenting human genes :sure:

They ruled against patenting naturally occuoring genes.  They already ruled that geneticly modified genes can be patented.


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Posted 14 June 2013 - 09:56 PM

It happens all the time -- most people work for an artificial entity called a corporation.
Whether you are "owned" or not is subject to interpretation and debate. For those
of you who are "scared" to take a vacation for fear of losing (not loosing) your job,
I would suggest that you are 'owned' -- like a street hooker is owned by her pimp.
 
My apologies to those who may be offended by this, but it's true.


I understand where you are coming from. On the other hand if they came to me and said pack up your bag you are now working for the XYZ corporation then I know they truly own me.

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Posted 14 June 2013 - 11:43 PM

They ruled against patenting naturally occuoring genes. They already ruled that geneticly modified genes can be patented.

Yes, but the big question in my mind about the show is other than the "bar code" gene, how many did they modify? Does inserting one modified patented gene mean the company has any real rights to the full human - with a complete DNA set? It raises issues - does having a kid who inherits the gene constitute illegal use like file sharing?

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Posted 25 November 2013 - 11:46 AM

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Posted 25 November 2013 - 10:51 PM

So will Space Canada be showing it at the same time to Beat The Downloads? Downloading is the only way to get it since neither Space nor BBC have a Roku Channel.






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