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jefferiestubes8 August 14 2012 06:29 PM

"H+ The Digital Series" produced by Bryan Singer
 
"H+ The Digital Series"
writer/creator John Cabrera, director Stewart Hendler and producer Jason Taylor
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33% of the world's population has implants in this version of the future. Assuming most of them are affected by the virus, the aftermath of this attack is likely to be huge. The rest of the description hints as much...
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an episodic, apocalyptic journey into the future where consumers are rapidly installing a chip called "HPlus" into their nervous systems that allows them to access the Internet 24 hours a day - by just thinking it.
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/HplusDigitalSeries

Pretty good production values

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This is a series that I would highly recommend, and the type of non-traditional scifi programming we definitely need to see more of.
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This is where being a web series is a great thing, and also a terrible thing. Great, because of the flexibility in story-telling and presentation, terrible because the episodes are sometimes very short and that means the wait for the next chapter is both tantalizing and irritating!
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Having already seen the first 12 episodes, I am not exaggerating when I say I could very easily have watched the next 12 without pause. This is a series that I honestly cannot wait to see in its entirety
New episodes every Wednesday at 12 PM PST.
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Viewers who subscribe to the H+ YouTube feed this week can actually get a sneak peek at the first 6 episodes, which are well worth seeing as soon as possible. The official series website is interactive, and you might be able to discover clues to the rest of the series.
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new episodes will air each Wednesday and there are 48 in total this season
already there are over 30,000 subscribers.

slice of scifi did a review here.
also a poster & 2:35 length video trailer (HD) at the link.
Distribution by Warner Brothers Digital Distribution.

io9 did an article yesterday about it called :An Exclusive Look at How Bryan Singer’s H+ is Reimagining Transhumanism

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As noted previously, the show’s production values seem to be outstanding, and the acting in the trailer isn’t half-bad either.
screenrant
Website: http://hplusdigitalseries.com
Facebook: HplusTheDigitalSeries
Twitter: @hplusdigital

this is the cool kind of subscription-based sci-fi series that the next bigger budget sci-fi could do that would see how many people actually sign up for a subscription at least in the US.

Temis the Vorta August 14 2012 06:59 PM

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Took me about a minute to get bored of the first episode. One faux news story after another? A couple maybe just to set the stage, but it went on too long. My interest in any story hinges on whether or not I like at least one of the main characters and they took too long getting to any characters. Pass.

JD August 15 2012 01:27 AM

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I watched the first couple episodes last week, and liked them. Nothing mind blowing, but I enjoyed them enough that I'll be sticking with it for the foreseeable future.

T'Baio August 15 2012 01:57 AM

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jefferiestubes8 wrote: (Post 6801713)
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33% of the world's population has implants in this version of the future.
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an episodic, apocalyptic journey into the future where consumers are rapidly installing a chip called "HPlus" into their nervous systems that allows them to access the Internet 24 hours a day - by just thinking it.

We at the "Posthuman" series were a little bummed out when we read some of the story details.

Our series deals with exactly the same subject matter...though a little more subtly and low budgety.

*shrug* What're you gonna' do...

Drago-Kazov August 15 2012 09:31 AM

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Looks interesting.

Pingfaaaaarrrrgh August 15 2012 02:19 PM

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Gave me a headache. I don't have a problem with shaky cam etc when it is used well, but this thing is all over the place.

So many fast cuts and sudden movements. I suppose it is meant to give it a sense of urgency, and possibly mask the average effects and otherwise unimaginative camerawork, but it is much too distracting and busy.

Bad acting in many cases as well, I have seen better in cheapo fan films and Asylum movies.

RAMA October 7 2012 09:33 PM

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Love the series so far, I really like the way they are pushing the production boundaries on a comparatively small budget that still looks like a glossy network series. I'd love to see more series that explore the very real changes happening with us in the next 20-30 years (even the negative ones), and this is a step in the right direction. Much more refreshing than, let's say...a retro 50s series with rocketships, etc.

RAMA

bigdaddy October 7 2012 09:39 PM

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I liked it, but after episode 14 or so the show just felt like it was wondering off.

RAMA October 7 2012 09:45 PM

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bigdaddy wrote: (Post 7070836)
I liked it, but after episode 14 or so the show just felt like it was wondering off.


Its interesting how the non-linear nature of the storytelling and it's originating broadcast nature on the web can make for creative viewing...the creator-writer encourages people to watch they show how they want, make a playlist using the playlist feature and you can watch the episodes based on time, location, etc based on the map from the show website. I downloaded (yes this is allowed) the series and basically watched the first 22 episodes in a row. I watch all TV like this now since a stream everything...

For various reasons, this is one of the most important SF shows ever to air, I'm happy I'm along for the ride, and people should definitely be watching it over the cable fluff.

RAMA

JD October 10 2012 02:10 AM

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Crap, I completely forgot about this after I watched the first episode.


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