First of all, I’m biased because I love Charlie Cox. I have always loved him, ever since I first saw him in Stardust. I was also biased with Stardust, because I loved the book so very much. But anyway. I love Charlie Cox, and have done so for many years now. (Having said that though, I have never seen Boardwalk Empire. I had no interest in watching it, until I found that out that Charlie Cox was in it. But yeah, still haven’t seen that show.)
Secondly, I am extremely happy to say that I never saw the Ben Affleck version of Daredevil. It came out during an inopportune time for me – I was working six jobs back then, and going to university – so I just never got round to it. Which is great, because I had no idea what the story was about, no clue as to mythology or back story, and so I could just watch it for what it is. And what it is, is amazeballs.
I love the fact that it’s dark. It’s fantastically dark. It’s not some happy clappy Marvel film kind of thing. The nitty gritty is awesome. And then the action is damn fun. Not to mention Charlie Cox’s flawless American accent, and incredibly portrayal of a blind man. The casting is spot on… with the exception of Karen Page – but then I can’t decide whether I don’t like her because of her character, or because of who plays her. I just… don’t like her. But anyway, back to what makes the show great (and yes, this is me being biased again), the creator and showrunners are Whedon boys. Drew Goddard, Steven S. DeKnight, Doug Petrie, I first saw all those names in Buffy font. But boy these guys have made an awesome show. (Well, Petrie in season two, so I’m getting ahead of myself.)
So yes. I binge watched this when it came out back in 2015. It’s two years later now, and I just re-watched it, and man. I still love it. Netflix ftw.
So yeah, I watched the first episode of the third season back in February 2013. And it wasn’t my cup of tea, and that was that.
My flatmate – who is here for the month – told me that he caught up with all the Walking Dead episodes, starting from the first episode of the first season, in a month, and that he needed to initiate me because he wanted someone to talk to about it.
I just finished the first season in a day. It was just 6 episodes, nothing too serious, really. Not like a no-sleeping marathon, as has happened in the past with other things. But (And?) now, I am dying to see what happens next. Sigh. I never thought I’d like this series. I was always more for the cold ones (Buffy ruled my world) than the walkers.
But… let’s just say Frank Darabont rules my world.
(Current mantra: sleep now, watch tomorrow, sleep now, watching tomorrow…)
So I’ve gone past the stages where you can play CC on your phone. I have to play on my computer, via facebook. And this evening, a friend posted in a group chat, a picture of the latest CC update – and I was ecstatic… until I realised that the update was only for 30 levels, and I’d already passed that too. Hahahaha. Damn.
My latest addiction *eyes roll*. Seriously. So. Addicted. I’m not even playing Zookeeper anymore. Rah. Pathetic. But I love it. Hahaha.
So I held off playing Scramble for ages… and then I succumbed. And then I held off playing Draw Something for ages… and then this evening, I succumbed. I blame Robin, who
made me let me play on his iPad this afternoon, and I had so much fun *sigh* Plus the fact that most of my Scramble opponents have left me for Draw Something. Bah.
I am dying. I am so darned addicted it’s not even funny. The token thing is killing me. I don’t have enough tokens to play all the games I want to play. I need a cheat programme so that I can get more tokens. Omgosh.
Actually, I know “scramble” as Boggle. I played Boggle for years, with my poor darling sister – she was the only one who could play with me, and even though I always won, there were still words she would get that I hadn’t seen. Sometimes I would leave words out, hoping she’d get those… Because it was so not fair playing with her. It would have been more fair if she were older – five years separating us and I wasn’t even 12 yet. Hmm.
But now. Now there’s an app. Did I mention how addicted I am??