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Pachimari
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(03-19-2017, 03:37 PM)
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Originally Posted by caliph95

Came from the disappointment of Iron Fist, feel like watching Badlands how is the show?

Everything but the fights are mediocre. But the fights are incredible and worth watching.
the_firewithin
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(03-19-2017, 04:14 PM)
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Yes we have the widow back in our lives <3
IronRinn
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(03-20-2017, 01:33 AM)
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Hyped that this is back tonight.
Dominican Power
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(03-20-2017, 01:45 AM)
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Take notes Netflix Marvel.
Kabuki Waq
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(03-20-2017, 01:47 AM)
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Originally Posted by Pachimari

Everything but the fights are mediocre. But the fights are incredible and worth watching.

In comparison to iron fist it is citizen Kane tho.

Really enjoyed the show. Amazing fights decent enough everything else.
RPGCrazied
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(03-20-2017, 01:49 AM)
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Hope the fight scenes will be as good as the first season. Those were top notch and really cool to see.
RatskyWatsky
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(03-20-2017, 01:57 AM)
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IndieWire Review - ‘Into the Badlands’ Review: Season 2 Will Cure Your ‘Iron Fist’-Induced Martial Arts Blues

As dense as the mythology surrounding the show might be, “Into the Badlands” oftentimes uses it merely as a backdrop to the beautiful violence on display.

There have been consequences to this: Season 1 of “Badlands,” if you ignored its fight scenes, was at times a more fun show in concept than it was in execution. But it also suffered from a need to cram in an entire universe’s worth of execution into six episodes. Season 2 doesn’t have this dilemma, and while some of its plot decisions verge on the wacky, there’s a perceivable increase in both the actual plotting of the show and the on-screen action, including some stand-out fight sequences that are more inventively bloody fun than ever.

Not only do the early episodes of the season play up some deliciously “Mad Max”-esque weirdness, but visually, the locations this season also get a major upgrade thanks to the production’s relocation from New Orleans to Ireland, bringing some rich greenery to the show’s palette that makes its already striking use of color stand out even more.

The worst thing about the show’s return is the fact that, rather than put effort into re-establishing the status quo for audiences, the first episode of Season 2 takes it on faith that you remember where all the members of this ensemble landed at the end of Season 1, and leaps forward into the action.

[in comparison to Iron Fist] Meanwhile, “Badlands” is a wilder, richer adventure in every respect, while also engaging with big themes about what it means to be a good person in a terrible world. And it does it with a beautiful and blood-soaked style all its own.

BLOODED_hands
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(03-20-2017, 01:58 AM)
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Can't wait. Subbed.
Werd
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(03-20-2017, 01:59 AM)
I passed last year after hearing some negative things but watched it on Netflix a week or two ago and enjoyed it. All on the action, but it had no shortage of it so not a problem.

Not expecting the dialog and core plot to suddenly become great, but I'd hope they do more world building this time. There wasn't much detail given out about how the place functions after the first episode or really anything about the different factions to make me care about who wins.
DangerMouse
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(03-20-2017, 02:01 AM)
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So ready for this to be back.
RatskyWatsky
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(03-20-2017, 02:04 AM)
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We Got This Covered Review - Into The Badlands Season 2 Review

More important than the changes to the plot though are the changes to the tone and quality. This new season is substantially better than its predecessor. Better dialogue, stronger storylines, bigger budgets and prettier landscapes.

Of course, the new season isn’t perfect. Some of the dialogue still feels like it was written as a placeholder and then the writers forgot to go back and revise it. But most of it works better than anything from the show’s first year. Some lines even get a genuine laugh, due both to strong writing and excellent delivery by Frost, who seems to have joined Into the Badlands just to provide some much-needed levity.

Aside from the improved budget, the characters are richer and more compelling this time around. The vast majority of them are in far worse positions than they were in the first season, and it makes for better stories and stronger character development. Even the acting seems improved, although the crowded plot does give us too little of some of the best actors.

If you didn’t watch the first season of Into the Badlands, jumping right into the second would be a jarring experience, but might still be worth it. If you watched and enjoyed the first season, however, the second will not disappoint. It has all the positive qualities of the first, but with a clearer focus, bigger budget and more compelling narratives. It’s the rare second season where the creators assessed the strengths and weaknesses of the first and gave us a stronger product. If only more shows on television aged with this much grace.

ViciousDS
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(03-20-2017, 02:08 AM)
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it sounds fantastic.......fuck yes
Slayven
gimme some o dat God-crafted alabaster greatness
(03-20-2017, 02:17 AM)
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Almost forgot about this
wandering
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(03-20-2017, 02:17 AM)
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Hold up, Nick Frost's character is named Bajie, that's awesome!

Wait... Sunny.... Sun...... Wukong?

:o

How did I not know this was a Journey to the West homage
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kewlmyc
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(03-20-2017, 02:27 AM)
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Just watched the fight scene showcase. Yep, that's definitely anime as fuck.

Color me interested.
-Pyromaniac-
(03-20-2017, 02:27 AM)
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Originally Posted by RatskyWatsky

IndieWire Review - ‘Into the Badlands’ Review: Season 2 Will Cure Your ‘Iron Fist’-Induced Martial Arts Blues

damn this sounds good
Vincent Alexander
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(03-20-2017, 03:02 AM)
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Half-way done with season 1. This show is seriously awesome. I actually like it for more than just action too. I can't help but laugh at Sunny's colt though. I swear this kid exists solely to ignore everything everyone says and be a pain in the ass.
dustyherb
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(03-20-2017, 03:05 AM)
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Let's go
IronRinn
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(03-20-2017, 03:06 AM)
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Here we go.
DangerMouse
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(03-20-2017, 03:06 AM)
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Hello budget!

That shot reminded me of that Zoro movie.
DangerMouse
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(03-20-2017, 03:08 AM)
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Holy shit Sunny.

Originally Posted by kewlmyc

Just watched the fight scene showcase. Yep, that's definitely anime as fuck.

Color me interested.

The fights were godly.
BLOODED_hands
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(03-20-2017, 03:08 AM)
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Let's go Sunny!!!! Kill them sons of bitches.
dustyherb
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(03-20-2017, 03:09 AM)
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Damn Sunny
IronRinn
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(03-20-2017, 03:09 AM)
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Fucking made that dude slit his own throat.
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-Pyromaniac-
(03-20-2017, 03:10 AM)
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The fighting is still dope AF.
DangerMouse
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(03-20-2017, 03:11 AM)
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That art for the credits is so good
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(03-20-2017, 03:11 AM)
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Originally Posted by Dominican Power

Take notes Netflix Marvel.

Going from Iron Fist to Into The Badlands Season 2 just makes me feel bad for Iron Fist.
Volimar
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(03-20-2017, 03:11 AM)
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o.O
golem
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(03-20-2017, 03:12 AM)
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Haha they wasted no time with the action, awesome
DangerMouse
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(03-20-2017, 03:12 AM)
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Originally Posted by -Pyromaniac-

The fighting is still dope AF.

Yeah!
NipplesAndToes23
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(03-20-2017, 03:12 AM)
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THIS SHIT IS OFF THE CHAIN! I hope he makes it alive.
IronRinn
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(03-20-2017, 03:13 AM)
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Budget definitely went up this season.
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(03-20-2017, 03:13 AM)
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Lol yes MK needs to be Dropped on his ass more often. I'm still waiting for him to do something that makes me root for him.

We will always have sunny.
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DangerMouse
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(03-20-2017, 03:13 AM)
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MK training

These locations and sets are looking amazing.

Tsundere girl ;)
DangerMouse
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(03-20-2017, 03:15 AM)
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You look like trouble :D

I like this guy's humor lol.
IronRinn
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(03-20-2017, 03:15 AM)
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Nick!
Vincent Alexander
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(03-20-2017, 03:16 AM)
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Oh shit. Season 2 start tonight?! I better hop my ass on out of here until I finish season 1.
-Pyromaniac-
(03-20-2017, 03:16 AM)
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We mad max now.
DangerMouse
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(03-20-2017, 03:16 AM)
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ROFL that swap without a word and his expression. Love it lol.
BLOODED_hands
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(03-20-2017, 03:16 AM)
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Still happy that we have an AMBF couple on tv 👍

Just they wait. Sunny's gonna power up and then get his revenge.
DangerMouse
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(03-20-2017, 03:26 AM)
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Hmmm, how did that end up there.

Schooled!
NipplesAndToes23
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(03-20-2017, 03:26 AM)
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Oh shit, a black woman tha master!
DangerMouse
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(03-20-2017, 03:28 AM)
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Kicked your butt like the master in Dr. Strange.

OUCH! Oh wow.
Slayven
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(03-20-2017, 03:29 AM)
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Damn MK got the juice.

I guess they going all anime
-Pyromaniac-
(03-20-2017, 03:29 AM)
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Wow he fucked her arm up lol.

I'd train here. They got skills.
BrokenFiction
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(03-20-2017, 03:29 AM)
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Whaaaaaa....whoa!
DominoKid
Geocities gawdamn :(
(03-20-2017, 03:29 AM)
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oh wow they going all in on the mystic shit this season
IronRinn
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(03-20-2017, 03:30 AM)
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Damn.
mugurumakensei
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(03-20-2017, 03:30 AM)
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So, is the Black Woman the former guardian of K'un Lun? Can't tell where this is in the Iron Fist time line.

(Just joking that they share a similar special effect)
NipplesAndToes23
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(03-20-2017, 03:30 AM)
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Damn, blocking that punch made her pop a bone. I don't like this annoying child being so strong.

Cool chi powers though.

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