Invasion (starting Oct. 22 on Apple TV+, starring Sam Neill, Shamier Anderson)

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  1. TimeIsAPredator

    TimeIsAPredator Commodore Commodore

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    Lower Decks just done a whole episode on what crews get up to on boring "long warps"
     
  2. Aragorn

    Aragorn Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Invasion has been renewed.
     
  3. Morpheus 02

    Morpheus 02 Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Well, when see the last episode this week...i will see how excited I am about this news.
     
  4. Caretaker

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    I have watched the first four episodes. I don't mind the slow burn (but I hope the writers know the story that they want to tell and that is is going somewhere). My problem is the characters: Not many of the characters do I want to survive (I'm looking at you, British school bullies and cheating husband). There were more redeemable characters in Don't Look Up, a film chock full of characters best described as "horrible people".
     
  5. Starbreaker

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    I just finished the first three episodes. It's glacially paced. It's reminiscent of all the Lost clones from the mid 2000's, but there's no likeable characters in the bunch.
     
  6. wayoung

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    I never finished it. I stuck around until the 8th or 9th episode out of boredom but so much more tv came out I never went back to do ish it. Is it worth finishing off the season before abandoning or am I good having stopped where I did?
     
  7. Starbreaker

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    Just finished episodes 6 and 7. Much better than the first five. I'll finish it off tomorrow. There's only 10 episodes so you've already come so far.
     
  8. Morpheus 02

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    There are only 10 episodes...but 10 seems like a drmatic change form 9.

    Definitely would like to hear your thoughts on it.


    But this invasion seems to have wrapped up a little too neatly. ANd no idea what the aliens were trying to do....
     
  9. wayoung

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    Maybe I'll give it a shot now that my holiday 0lans are cancelled (thanks omicron) and I have a lot of days off with nothing to do
     
  10. Jaster

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    It is painfully slow. But the final two episodes set up something interesting and curious for next season. I hope…
     
  11. Morpheus 02

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    well...we will see. The ending felt really out of place, and the invasion seemed kinda random.

    I guess we will see how it goes next season.

    I did appreciate that it was worldwide, generally not connected (which was NOT great to me).

    Also, was all that stuff for Sam's Neill character just to set up the invasion? If so, that was a waste... loved the character he built, but if that was all it was about....
     
  12. Starbreaker

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    Everything was a waste. This was a middling movie stretched out to 10 episodes. The home invasion scene was the only thing worth remembering.
     
  13. Starbrow

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    Silly humans at the end of Season 1. Should have Nuked and Nuked that crushed mothership in Brazil. It's the only way to be sure. Then there won't be need for Season 2, but here we are making same mistakes again.

    On to season 2 than :drool:...
     
  14. Morpheus 02

    Morpheus 02 Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    So anyone beside me watching this?? I like the new billionaire savior wanna be. Ķinda in the mold of the Snyder Luthor, but without the baggage of the name
     
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  15. Starbrow

    Starbrow Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    I like the pase of the 2nd season and the concept of invasion is always interesting to see how they handle it.
    Seeing how effective Fire was against Aliens in Japan, i am surprised the army still uses projectile weapons, and didn't rearmed during the 4 month of invasion.

    Really enjoying 2nd season so far. A very good replacement for departed Foundation season 2.
     
  16. marillion

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    I'm enjoying it, but not as much as season one. I've actually canceled Apple+ so I'll have to finish this some other time, once my finances are in a better place. Hopefully, by then, the new Monarch show will have aired all its episodes and I can binge them.
     
  17. Starbrow

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    How do you guys like the stories point of views so far.
    In Season 1 i would rate:
    1. Familiy
    2. US Soldier
    3. British Teens
    4. Japanes girl.

    In Season 2:
    1. Japanese girl.
    2. British Teens.
    3. US Soldier( feels like his story is yet to be revealed in Season 2)
    4. Family.