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Old 04-16-22, 01:53 PM
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Re: Halo: The Series (Paramount+) S: Pablo Schreiber -- premieres 3/24/22

It doesn't help that the actress playing Kwan Ha is about as one note as you can get. We get it, she's an angry teenager but acting like she does she should by all rights be dead already. Fortunately the Spartans remain interesting enough.
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Iím sure they are going to tie Kwan HaĎs family to the Halo mythology but man are the doing it in a roundabout way. I doesnít help that they are making her ungrateful and stupid.

I see why they inserted Cortana into Chiefís brain. Heís out of the suit so often that she would be limited any other way.

They only have six episodes left. I was expecting more Covenant vs Master Chief. Not the Spartan II program back story so soon in the series. Iím thinking the Halo ring will be more of a season two thing.

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Old 04-20-22, 12:24 PM
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Re: Halo: The Series (Paramount+) S: Pablo Schreiber -- premieres 3/24/22

I never played, nor watched being played, Halo. Knew nothing about the background. Started watching the Paramount+ series and I am thoroughly enjoying it.
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Old 04-21-22, 03:39 AM
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Re: Halo: The Series (Paramount+) S: Pablo Schreiber -- premieres 3/24/22

Ep 5 was Wooooow.. it was only 39min but some shit happened that was badass.
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Re: Halo: The Series (Paramount+) S: Pablo Schreiber -- premieres 3/24/22

Oh yeah, this episode was pure fucking rock n roll!
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Re: Halo: The Series (Paramount+) S: Pablo Schreiber -- premieres 3/24/22

I had assumed the Silver Team actors were maybe standing on things to make them look huge. But they are all at least 6ft tall.
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Re: Halo: The Series (Paramount+) S: Pablo Schreiber -- premieres 3/24/22

Originally Posted by Giantrobo View Post
I had assumed the Silver Team actors were maybe standing on things to make them look huge. But they are all at least 6ft tall.
Shit, Kai is 6'3.
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Old 04-21-22, 06:32 PM
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Shit, Kai is 6'3.
She makes Frankie Adams look short.
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Re: Halo: The Series (Paramount+) S: Pablo Schreiber -- premieres 3/24/22

This is the first episode since the first in which we viewers got another taste of what a battle sequence in the Halo game would look like in a live action setting. You had the opening 10 minutes in the first episode, and then this episode closes things out with a nice battle royale between the Spartan's and the Covenant troops/warriors. Very, very, nice. I am not a Halo gamer, but am also enjoying the heck out of this show.
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Old 04-22-22, 01:37 PM
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Re: Halo: The Series (Paramount+) S: Pablo Schreiber -- premieres 3/24/22

I kept falling asleep during this episode until the last 10mins.
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Inhumas99 I think it helps if you're not a Halo Gamer... particularly if you're not a Hardcore Halo Gamer. I say that because the harshest critics of the show on the Halo and Paramount+ pages/groups seem to be the Hardcore Halo gamers who just want, no helmet removal and more Pew pew pew!!!


i love the games but i still love this series.

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I played the first few Halo games and really enjoyed the mythology behind it all and I think the series is doing a good job of focusing on that aspect. The background of the Spartans is a little less interesting mostly because we've seen similar stories done before in other sci-fi movies like Soldier. Finally got to see the Needler in action though so I'm happy. And kudos for casting actors who can physically play the Spartans instead of going the Jack Reacher route of trying to make us believe that Tom Cruise is 6' 5".
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And kudos for casting actors who can physically play the Spartans instead of going the Jack Reacher route of trying to make us believe that Tom Cruise is 6' 5".
You should like Amazon's Reacher series then.
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Re: Halo: The Series (Paramount+) S: Pablo Schreiber -- premieres 3/24/22

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Shit, Kai is 6'3.
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And kudos for casting actors who can physically play the Spartan
Yep...Kate Kennedy who plays Kai



Kate and Natasha Culzac who plays Riz on the Right. Natasha is 6ft


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Re: Halo: The Series (Paramount+) S: Pablo Schreiber -- premieres 3/24/22

The writer’s ability to make Kwan more unlikeable every episode is impressive.

Loved seeing the Needler in action
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Re: Halo: The Series (Paramount+) S: Pablo Schreiber -- premieres 3/24/22

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The writerís ability to make Kwan more unlikeable every episode is impressive.
I have decided I am going to start fast-forwarding through her scenes.

Loved seeing the Needler in action
Yes, and that whole battle scene was pretty awesome!
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Re: Halo: The Series (Paramount+) S: Pablo Schreiber -- premieres 3/24/22

So sad this episode was only 39 minutes!

Definitey not loving the kid story. Sheís very bratty and itís a chore to watch. Also iffy on the human/alien girl story.

I thought the coolest parts of the battle were MC throwing his empty pistol () and him picking up a shot gun and going to town.

Iíd really like to see MC and the other Spartans go rogue or an off story with just them that mimics Halo Reach. If season 2 does take place on Halo, it might be nice if MC is alone and doesnít have UNSC backing.
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Re: Halo: The Series (Paramount+) S: Pablo Schreiber -- premieres 3/24/22

I know I am in the minority, but I like the kid's story in the show, as it is on behalf of folks like her that the Spartans end up having to kick Covenant butt. Of course, the kid also has issues of her own beyond avoiding getting caught in the crossfire between the Spartans and Covenant warriors, as she is getting a glimpse into the politics and corruption of her own community.
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I know I am in the minority, but I like the kid's story in the show, as it is on behalf of folks like her that the Spartans end up having to kick Covenant butt. Of course, the kid also has issues of her own beyond avoiding getting caught in the crossfire between the Spartans and Covenant warriors, as she is getting a glimpse into the politics and corruption of her own community.
Yep, and just a reminder, unless the lore on this topic was changed....Spartans were created to fight the Human rebels. So really, Spartans are fighting 2 wars...Rebels and Covenant. So to me, Kwan's story does have place in the overall story. Plus, we have another man who was almost a Spartan. He is wild card at this point but I'm curious to see his story goes as well.
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Re: Halo: The Series (Paramount+) S: Pablo Schreiber -- premieres 3/24/22

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who did this?

Also I didn't expect creepy man extraordinaire Burn Gorman to be so jacked. So good for him for getting a gratuitous nude scene? Also 3 and 8 are definitely happening some time. Hopefully 12 happens.
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Re: Halo: The Series (Paramount+) S: Pablo Schreiber -- premieres 3/24/22

Ep 6 Welp....
Spoiler:
people didnt think we'd see a Halo in s1....
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So ... Ringworld?
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Re: Halo: The Series (Paramount+) S: Pablo Schreiber -- premieres 3/24/22

Iím really enjoying this show and look forward to it each week. I think itís partially because I donít know what to expect.

I thought Chiefís test of Cortana to almost kill Halsey was an interesting twist.

Glad we got a break from Kwan this week. Still donít like that human girl. That nurse (?), better point out she tried to kill her with the blade finger!
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Re: Halo: The Series (Paramount+) S: Pablo Schreiber -- premieres 3/24/22

I mostly enjoy the stuff with Master Chief and the Spartans, but the rest of the show isnít really doing anything for me. The plot with Kwan is a boring momentum killer and Burn Gormanís character is a pathetically uninteresting villain. The production values also seem all over the place. Sets, costumes, cg and practical effects all look decent in some scenes and like shit in others. I could see this growing into something I really care about, but if it stays at the current level, Iíll probably bail at some point next season.

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