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#1 Vlawde

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Posted 24 September 2016 - 03:53 PM

Anyone catch this last night? Yes, it is based on the novel and movie of the same name, but is it's own story. They do play homage to the movie, in one scene a priest is reading newspaper clippings, and there is an article about the happenings at the MacNeil house (Regans' family) and a passing shot/reference to the famous stairs.

   So far I like it. Not cheesy like you might think, scary, well written and acted. Worth checking out if you enjoy demonic hijinks! :)


Here's the trailer:  https://www.youtube....h?v=5NH3ffAp9aA


  Here's an article about it  http://www.hollywood...t-review-932286
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Posted 24 September 2016 - 04:20 PM

(Waits patiently for the paranormal gossip regarding the show to start) :)

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Posted 24 September 2016 - 06:57 PM

Yep.  I had to give it a view and it was very well done.  Better than expected.
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Posted 30 September 2016 - 03:55 PM

I watched it again because the 2nd epi is on tonight and I'm not missing it.  The story line is well written and I like the characters and we've got lots to learn about those 2 priests.  I have never given consideration to the fact that some people might lose their minds or their faith or even commit a crime when in service to God.  That community, St. Acquinis (sp) reminded me of what once was the Traverse City Mental Hospital, home to the insane.  Ah yep.
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Posted 30 September 2016 - 06:24 PM

The possessed Mexican boy was really creepy. The twisting head must be a nod to the movie, no pea soup though. I liked it over all.

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Posted 30 September 2016 - 06:41 PM

View PostMenet, on 30 September 2016 - 03:55 PM, said:

... St. Acquinis (sp) ...

You were close, it's St. Aquinas.

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Posted 01 October 2016 - 04:53 AM

View Postbiblophile, on 30 September 2016 - 06:24 PM, said:

The possessed Mexican boy was really creepy. The twisting head must be a nod to the movie, no pea soup though. I liked it over all.

Disappointment.  It started out so well and now I'm not so sure.  Boo Hoo.  or is that Boo Boo.  What did you think?

View PostMacCGStudy, on 30 September 2016 - 06:41 PM, said:



You were close, it's St. Aquinas.

Thanks, Mac.

Edited by Menet, 01 October 2016 - 04:54 AM.

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Posted 01 October 2016 - 08:06 AM

Yeah, last night's episode seemed more of a transition episode to the nest phase in the story, but what's coming up looks good. They had to throw in all kinds of things in the first episode to get people interested, now it looks like they are looking to get into the details of the story to carry this out long term. We'll see how it shakes out over the season. Bonus points this episode for coming home and finding the creepy priest has broken in and is making himself at home. "Hi, I'm your new roommate. I've gone through your letters and personal belongings. Would you like  some tea?"
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Posted 01 October 2016 - 08:16 PM

I'm going to have to search and figure out where I can watch in in Australia!
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Posted 02 October 2016 - 05:55 PM

I hate demonic programs.  They creep me out.  


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Posted 02 October 2016 - 08:33 PM

View PostVlawdeGStudy, on 01 October 2016 - 08:06 AM, said:

Yeah, last night's episode seemed more of a transition episode to the nest phase in the story, but what's coming up looks good. They had to throw in all kinds of things in the first episode to get people interested, now it looks like they are looking to get into the details of the story to carry this out long term. We'll see how it shakes out over the season. Bonus points this episode for coming home and finding the creepy priest has broken in and is making himself at home. "Hi, I'm your new roommate. I've gone through your letters and personal belongings. Would you like  some tea?"
  

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Posted 08 October 2016 - 01:06 PM

I'm hooked...again.  There's a single word that describes this epi,....Sinister.  Hope I spelled that right.  lol
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Posted 08 October 2016 - 01:18 PM

It's on the DVR, likely watch tonight. Better than the second episode?
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Posted 08 October 2016 - 08:18 PM

Ok..much better! I like where this is going
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Posted 09 October 2016 - 09:11 AM

Who would have thought that he had any friends.  LOL
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Posted 16 October 2016 - 10:15 AM

Now we're getting into the meat of this story. I'm guessing if this goes more than one season, it'll just focus on another case?  I really hope there is a overall story arc that carries over, versus a "possession/monster of the week" thing. That's just lazy IMO
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Posted 16 October 2016 - 03:24 PM

View PostVlawdeGStudy, on 16 October 2016 - 10:15 AM, said:

Now we're getting into the meat of this story. I'm guessing if this goes more than one season, it'll just focus on another case?  I really hope there is a overall story arc that carries over, versus a "possession/monster of the week" thing. That's just lazy IMO

That would be lazy.  I cannot see it succeeding with a new story every season, after all they have opened up a can of worms with multiple body parts.  Where one is found there are usually many.  Is the church compromised?

I'm with you, Monster of the Week won't work.
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Posted 21 October 2016 - 03:29 PM

I've got it programmed to come on at 9:00 p.m.

Vlawde or anyone else who is watching....who is that heavy woman whose husband is dying, gave Father Thomas that 100,000 check...she's suspect in my book.
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Posted 23 October 2016 - 11:48 AM

Did you see that coming!!??  I sure didn't.  I'm talking about HER secret.  AGGGGH!!!  GRRRR!

On a side note, I like the portrayal of demons.  Down to earth!!!  You can't win!!!! lol
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Posted 23 October 2016 - 11:50 AM

Yeah, that twist was awesome!
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