The OA Netflix series

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  1. comicfan17blue

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    I just finished season one of this show and it was amazing. The story and characters were different from what's out there right now. It really made you think and I hope the make a 2nd season. If you haven't seen it you should check it out.
     
  2. Ikkstakk

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    I watched it a few weeks ago, already starting to fade from my memory.

    It was okay, but I think I didn't really "get it." I too hope for a second season, but only because it might explain the first.
     
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    The wife and I watched the first episode, both felt bored, dropped it. I think part of the problem was that we'd watched Stranger Things so recently, and this felt almost like a retread in some ways, just with an older and less likeable cast. Bah.
     
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    I thought this had to do with Green Lantern. Oops.

    I'll show myself out... :confused2 
     
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    I wish.
     
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    I watched it through to the end. It was ok. I think it was trying to be smarter than it actually was. The whole concept of, well basically yoga, being a means to open another dimension was a little tough to swallow.

    It also makes the cardinal sin, in my opinion, of not answering a lot of things in the end and leaving interpretation up to the viewer. Was she really blind at all? Was she making it all up? etc.
     
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    I admit it won't be everyone's cup of tea but the stories premise around near death experiences regardless of whether or not she was telling the true was unique and the way they approached introducing all of the characters felt unique.
     
  8. Ikkstakk

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    Exactly. I would say that at least she believed her story was true. But if it really wasn't true, then why did I spend eight-ish hours watching it? What's my takeaway from this series?
     
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    Every time they did that yoga stuff I couldn't stop laughing.
     
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    I'll have to check this out. I think Brit Marling is a highly underrated actress, and the creator of the show made the indie film "Sound of My Voice." Plus, it seems like a neat low budget sci-fi show.
     
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    I can't believe season 1 came out in 2017. Netflix has it dated as a 2019 show. I came here to see if anyone was discussing it as I was curious what people thought of the end of season 2, only to find out it took 3 years to make the second season apparently. I guess the wait for season 3 will be super long, if it happens at all.

    I did quite enjoy it, but it got real meta there at the end.