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  1. #61
    Quote Originally Posted by Orby View Post
    Once again only 9 episodes. I'll watch because I will get something out of it anyway. I do enjoy all the animations, I do hope to see more visual diversity because season 2 really lacked that. Season 1 is still the bar for me
    Just from the trailer alone, there was plenty of visual diversity, imo. I agree on S2, though.

  2. #62
    Quote Originally Posted by Orby View Post
    Once again only 9 episodes. I'll watch because I will get something out of it anyway. I do enjoy all the animations, I do hope to see more visual diversity because season 2 really lacked that. Season 1 is still the bar for me
    Weren't those robots in season 2?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Daedius View Post
    Weren't those robots in season 2?
    No, they were in season one though
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    img i loved the short with the 3 robots in dead earth lol. im so glad there is another one i cant wait for that. now if they make a continuation of the steampunk fox demon episode ill be really happy
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  5. #65
    Like any anthology it's a bit of a hit and miss but overall it's totally worth my time.

    I would like to point at my favourite one: "Zima Blue". What dauntingly beautiful depiction of robotic psichology with that metaphor of the childhood...like any good sci-fi it's not about the technology but about us. Amazing one.

    As mentioned by other users "Three robots" it's great too ( fuck I would like to see a full movie about them) and there's others , like the yogurt one, so stupid that are actually funny.

    In general I tend to like more the comical ones than the ones about action but there's some great of these ones too. In the last batch the Michael B. Jordan episode I swear to god I spent the whole short asking "Wait???!!! It's MBJ real image inserted in a CGI space or is the character infographic?"

    I'm still not sure

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    Joe Abercrombie has wrote one of the episodes for this upcoming season and as a big fan (judging from my signature) I am a little bit more excited lol
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  7. #67
    Quote Originally Posted by Orby View Post
    Joe Abercrombie has wrote one of the episodes for this upcoming season and as a big fan (judging from my signature) I am a little bit more excited lol
    Seems his episode (Mason’s Rats) is based on a novella by Neal Asher, which is still pretty cool.

    But we also have David Fincher finally directing an episode, too, which is also pretty cool.
    Last edited by UnifiedDivide; 2022-05-14 at 12:02 PM.

  8. #68
    Just finished all of part 3. I know some aren't happy that it's another short one, but I think it was a very strong offering. I won't go into each one like I did last time, but there were definitely some standouts. Chief among them is the final episode called Jibaro. I don't know what to say about it other than that it is an absolute experience. It's shot brilliantly, and kept me enthralled to the end.

    Other ones that stood out most to me would be Bad Traveling (Fincher directed!), The Very Pulse of the Machine, Night of the Mini Dead (just for being kinda hilarious), Swarm, and In Vaulted Halls Entombed (I could have taken a while movie of this, scratches the Cthulhu itch).

    It's just a shame they can all be watched in one sitting, really. But an enjoyable sitting it was.

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    S3 is really freaking pessimist/nihilistic. Basically all the main protagonists save for 2-3 (if you count swarm; i wouldnt, since it implies hes going to die or be used as breeding fodder) die in some horrible fashion. Still good shorts, just a LOT of deaths and dour endings. I think the only one that was remotely lighthearted despite the gore was Mason's Rats. Mini Dead gets a positive mention despite it being a world ending scenario, since its strictly played off for laughs anyways.
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  10. #70
    I like the new season. Hope we'll get more of this.

    The animation quality is sensational.

    My Ranking:

    1. Jibaro
    2. In Vaulted Halls Entombed
    3. The Very Pulse of the Machine
    4. Bad Travelling
    5. Night of the Mini Dead
    6. Swarm
    7. Kill Team Kill
    8. Mason's Rats
    9. Three Robots: Exit Strategies
    Last edited by XDurionX; 2022-05-21 at 09:45 AM.

  11. #71
    Quote Originally Posted by XDurionX View Post
    My Ranking:

    1. Jibaro
    2. In Vaulted Halls Entombed
    3. The Very Pulse of the Machine
    4. Bad Travelling
    5. Night of the Mini Dead
    6. Swarm
    7. Kill Team Kill
    8. Mason's Rats
    9. Three Robots: Exit Strategies
    I think I'd probably swap 5 and 6 around, but I'd otherwise have the same list.

  12. #72
    I'd rank them this way:

    1. The Very Pulse of the Machine
    2. Jibaro
    3. In Vaulted Hall Entombed
    4. Bad Travelling
    5. Swarm
    6. Mason's Rats
    7. Kill Team Kill
    8. Three Robots
    9. Night of the Mini Dead.

    Overall though, this season far surpasses the quality of S2.

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    Ranking the episodes 1= best, 8= worst

    1. Mason’ Rats
    2. Jibaro
    3. Bad Travelling
    4. The Very Pulse of the Machine
    5. Night of the Mini Dead
    6. Swarm
    7. Three Robots: Exit Strategies
    8. Kill Team Kill
    9. In Vaulted Halls Entombed


    Review and notes of each episode

    Three Robots: Exit Strategies
    Loved that they brought the Three Robots back from the first season, it was one of my favourite episodes. This second outing only made me wish for a TV show of the three, they are such great different characters. This episode, like the first had me chucking at some bits with some very dark humour while almost being super cute. Only thing that really sucked was sometimes the humour got too childish, especially that ending, which felt cheap.

    Bad Travelling
    This could have been the premise of a whole movie; I liked the flow of this one, I liked the very Independence Day tactic used by the giant crustacean. I liked the gritty nature of the episode too, as well as just the aesthetic in general, not staying dark, but throwing some light in there two. Some really nice effects. Not as edge sitting as I liked it to be but still very fun. I liked this one.

    The very Pulse of the Machine
    This was the type of change in style I was hoping for. I liked the very comic book style of this one with some good colours eerie music and very tense atmosphere and some wonderful imagery. Touching and beautiful.

    Night of the Mini Dead
    Ermm... I don’t even know what to say, this episode was so dumb and silly I fucking loved it. Delivered exactly what it said

    Kill Team Kill
    Weakest episode but I liked it enough because it had a bear in and I like bears. Animation was fine I guess, soundtrack was a bit annoying, but it got some laughs out of me.

    Swarm
    I liked this one from a scfi perspective, it does seem very done to death in premise. But I still thought it was a good story. Got Starcraft vibes, maybe because I hear the word swarm and thats always what I think of when I hear it.

    Mason’ Rats
    This was a lovely feel good episode, after mnay episodes that so far have ended pretty badly, this one ends on a really nice note. Enjoyed the animation in this one and was written by Joe Abercrombie a fantasy grim dark author who I have been into recently. This might be my favourite then again I am biased.

    In Vaulted Halls Entombed
    Awful, worst of the season. Maybe the worst of the entire three seasons lol. You threw in Chuthulu and still couldn’t get me to care. Good god. This felt like what would happen if you gave some bros a story to write. CG was cool and nice in places but very drab story that ave me little reasons to care about the characters.

    Jibaro
    From the get go I immediately knew the creators of the Witness from season 1 did this. The low fps, the jerky camera the WTF visuals, it was one of my favourites of season 1, but this one felt more of a visual treat than the Witness, still amazing and I always love this style, despite it feeling like being in a dream or drunk, its has that weird feeling.

    Overall: Better than Season 2, still not as good as season 1. You got me back, Love, Death and Robots
    Last edited by Orby; 2022-05-22 at 03:21 PM.
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  14. #74
    Ha! Night of the Mini Dead was great. The world ending to zombies has never looked so cute.
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    I have seen to ep.4, wow this has been really good so far, 1st was ok, I guess...2nd reminds me of old horror movies like they used to make them...2nd was like east european scifi, like Solaris, I like stuff like this!!
    4th, "shot them in the dick!" xD

    ep.5, "this is where I go to jerk off" xD
    ep.6 love me some starcraft stuff
    ep.7 he shouldn't have shot that scorpobot, darn rats..
    ep.8 cool lovecraft stuff
    ep.9 just the worst episode...by far.
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