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« on: May 20, 2022, 11:34:26 AM »

Watched the trailer for the upcoming series. Any Neil Gaiman fans looking forward/dreading this?
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« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2022, 07:02:18 AM »

I've only seen the first trailer; it seems to follow the graphic novel pretty closely.
I'm anxious to see how it looks.
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« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2022, 12:25:33 PM »

I've been burned so often in recent years by shows I looked forward to that I may not even check this out at all. I have the source material which is near-perfection. The Sandman series is simply storytelling for its own sake, no agenda, no heavy-handed attempt at shoving out lessons, just a great, great work of literature and visual art that has few equals. So....in answer, I am not dreading it or anticipating it, just ignoring it. (But all that said, I would love to love it if it did turn out to be good.)
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« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2022, 08:10:11 PM »

I've been burned so often in recent years by shows I looked forward to that I may not even check this out at all. I have the source material which is near-perfection. The Sandman series is simply storytelling for its own sake, no agenda, no heavy-handed attempt at shoving out lessons, just a great, great work of literature and visual art that has few equals. So....in answer, I am not dreading it or anticipating it, just ignoring it. (But all that said, I would love to love it if it did turn out to be good.)

I somehow don't think you will be able to resist watching . . .
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« Reply #4 on: May 27, 2022, 12:20:29 AM »

I heard they'd released a trailer with footage of Lucifer, but not been able to find it. The other trailer that I have seen looked good and Neil Gaiman does seem to be involved in the making of the show.
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« Reply #5 on: June 10, 2022, 12:56:42 PM »

The latest teaser cemented my worst fears about what's been done to the greatest graphic novel series of all time. Not going to watch it, and I have to add I have lost faith in the ability of the entertainment industry to render quality, agenda-free storytelling these days.

We live in the age of quantity. We live in the age of moralizing. We live in shallow times.
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