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Only if MS3K-type commentary is welcome.

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Defiant wrote:
Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:21 am
It looks like Amazon just added a Watch Party feature. One person hosts the party (and controls the movie like pausing and starting) and can invite up to 100 people, and they can chat through it.

However:
1. It only works for (some?) movies and tv shows available through Prime, not videos purchased from Amazon or movies from Amazon's free IMDB tv feature.
2. It only works through a desktop browser.
3. Everyone has to be a member of Prime
4. If you own something that's also on Prime, it doesn't look like you get the option (at least, I own Downton Abbey Season 1, which is on prime, and there's no option for me to start a watch party. But I can for other seasons, which I don't own. I have to assume this is a bug.).



OOFS, anyone? :wink:
Sounds like Netflix Party, with a few more peculiarities.
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In support of above, a "teaser"


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This is apparently from the makers of WESTWORLD (!!).

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Holman wrote:
Thu Jul 02, 2020 5:06 pm
This is apparently from the makers of WESTWORLD (!!).

Hopes rising.
Have you seen seasons 2 and 3 of Westworld? :P

Anyway, I am certainly curious but I wouldn't say hopeful.
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coopasonic wrote:
Thu Jul 02, 2020 5:11 pm
Holman wrote:
Thu Jul 02, 2020 5:06 pm
This is apparently from the makers of WESTWORLD (!!).

Hopes rising.
Have you seen seasons 2 and 3 of Westworld? :P
Season 1 had a satisfying conclusion so I let it lie.
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15 minute recap of season on of The Boys....in the right damn forum! :)

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OMG...dying. :lol:

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Daehawk wrote:
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15 minute recap of season on of The Boys....in the right damn forum! :)
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Finished “Upload” tonight. Pretty good show that suffers from a serious identity crisis. Is it a comedy? A rom-com? A satire? A crime drama? It touches on every element, but never really commits to any of them and suffers as a result.

Great chemistry from the leads ultimately saves it, but I can’t help but feel it could have been so much better. 5/8 tentacles for Season 1.
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I enjoyed it for the drama and romance. The comedy usually fell flat for me. The satire wavered between flaccid and razor-sharp. I thought it was a fun, short watch.
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Upload is easily one of the best sitcoms of 2020 so far, imho. Smart and poignant, but still goofy at times. It takes a stab at the question of what makes us human, but poses the question in a way that makes it clear that technology alone isn’t the only context, in spite of the setting. I never felt it had an identity crisis as it always came at everything with wit and heart enough that it felt sincere and committed.
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I watched Upload, I have hopes the second season will be better but I don't think they nailed the premise quite right.

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