Babylon Berlin

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Babylon Berlin

Postby The Prof » 20 Dec 2017, 23:42

Any other takers?
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Re: Babylon Berlin

Postby clive gash » 21 Dec 2017, 00:04

With anxiety?
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Re: Babylon Berlin

Postby Toby » 21 Dec 2017, 22:27

I'll probably binge watch it - I liked the first episode.

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Re: Babylon Berlin

Postby The Prof » 22 Dec 2017, 12:23

I'm surprised nobody else has taken any interest.

There's some good bits and some unbelievable stuff although their Facebook page keeps updating with historical facts on what the plot events are supposed to be based on.

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Re: Babylon Berlin

Postby slightbreeze » 30 Dec 2017, 11:46

Watched both seasons and found it excellent. Visually, it was sumptuous, the acting elegant, and we even had a Bryan Ferry cameo croon. Liked the way various Roxy and Ferry tracks were re arranged and incorporated into the soundtrack














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Re: Babylon Berlin

Postby Polishgirl » 02 Jan 2018, 18:07

I binge watched it over the weekend and was blown away by it. The depiction of inter war Berlin seemed authentic, as did the juxtaposition of the grinding poverty with the desperate decadence.

The intertwined storylines were gripping; so much tension. Expertly paced. And the two leads were mesmerising- especially Charlotte. Acting was brilliant overall.

I read they’ve commissioned a third series: they can’t make it quickly enough for me!
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Re: Babylon Berlin

Postby Samoan » 02 Jan 2018, 18:25

I don't have Sky but it sounds interesting.