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Chernobyl (HBO)

Discussion in 'TC Media' started by Fontaine, May 21, 2019.

Discuss Chernobyl (HBO) in the TC Media area at TalkCeltic.net.

  1. Fontaine Gold Member Gold Member

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    Any of you been watching this? Quite a shocking mini-series (5 parts) but it's well worth the watch.

    I always had a basic understanding of the event, but if this series is anywhere near close to historically accurate then it's truly horrific how many died due to ignorance and failure to act.
     
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  2. Valhalla Thus spoke Batistuta.

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    Looks outstanding. And seen the reviews were cracking.

    Tempted to start it but think I’m going to wait until it’s all aired then rattle it.
     
  3. Marty McFly Whoa, this is heavy

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    Taping it
     
  4. Fontaine Gold Member Gold Member

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    Yeah, I regret not waiting myself
    Regret not waiting myself, it'll be worth the wait man!
     
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  5. PorchBhoy67

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    Excellent series.

    Wonderful way to highlight the horrors of bureaucracy stomping all over the facts and human life in the process.


    EDIT: to add that the only thing I would change is having this in Russian with English subtitles.
     
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  6. ChrisMoh

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    Seen trailer,a true story,looks like a thriller,horror theme to it.Looks really good.
     
  7. McChiellini..

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    No seen it yet but looks class..
     
  8. Officer Doofy Come to me, human man Gold Member

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    Going to watch it when all 5 episodes have aired.
     
  9. Fontaine Gold Member Gold Member

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    Yeah, that's a great point actually. Me and the Mrs were discussing that and three episodes in I've just accepted it. But I agree, Russian with English subs would've been better.
     
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  10. Montero Gold Member Gold Member

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    It's incredible, I wish I had waited until all 5 episodes were out so I could binge it.

    I agree with the fact it should have been in Russian though, I almost turned it off quite early into the first episode as all the different accents kind of took me out of it at first.
     
  11. GAA_Celtic

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    I have always had an interest in Chernobyl but the focus has always been on what happened after. It's interesting to know what happened at the time and it is pretty uncomfortable, dark but compelling viewing.
     
  12. paulie walnuts Moderator Moderator Gold Member

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    Agree that this should have been in Russian with subtitles. It loses authenticity the story is set in Russia but they all speak English.
    The BBC version of Les Miserables earlier in the year was the same. 1800s France but they all have English accents. A bit silly.
     
  13. McChiellini..

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    Aye would be a bit weird with Jason Statham running about the Favelas in city of *..
     
  14. John Bhoy79 What chance have you got against a tie and a crest

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    Excellent so far and WAY scarier than any horror movie i've ever seen because it actually happened. What those poor people who were exposed to the high levels of radiation went through before finally dying is appalling. Their suffering will have been almost beyond comprehension. So many mistakes and people trying to save their own skin but tremendous courage and self-sacrifice also.
     
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    Outstanding show, I never really looked into the Chernobyl incident until the show some * up

    Sent from my MI 5 using Tapatalk
     
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    The way they used the sounds of the Geiger counter in this to build tension is brilliant. Incredibly unsettling!
     
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  17. JordyBhoy Árd rí Éireann

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    Yeah so far so good, wasn’t overly impressed with first episode, the English speaking means it lacks a sense of realism, but the last two episodes have been good and now actually looking forward to next one.
     
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    Any * and dragons?

    Zombies even, maybe even just incest? No? Ah * it then.
     
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  19. Callum McGregor The Captain Gold Member

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    On the third episode now. It's absolutely incredible viewing. Best thing I've seen in a long time.
     
  20. Montero Gold Member Gold Member

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    9.7 on IMDB now, incredible. Especially when you look at what the creator has made before, Scary Movie 3 and 4, Hangover 2 and 3 and Superhero Movie :43: