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Marco Polo

Post by Fuzzy Dunlop » Thu Dec 18, 2014 12:39 am

New Netflix series about Marco Polos time in Kublai Kahn's Mongol horde. I'm binge watching as I recover from disc surgery. It's OK after 5 episodes, I wasn't expecting much.

Lots of azn titties and bloody fight scenes.
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Re: Marco Polo

Post by SubClaw » Thu Dec 18, 2014 5:57 am

Is this another 'Spartacus' or 'DaVinci' show? Lots of nudes, almost no historical accuracy, bloody fight scenes...

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Re: Marco Polo

Post by Grandpa's Spells » Thu Dec 18, 2014 6:02 am

SubClaw wrote:Is this another 'Spartacus' or 'DaVinci' show? Lots of nudes, almost no historical accuracy, bloody fight scenes...
Come for the titties, stay for the titties.
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Re: Marco Polo

Post by Fuzzy Dunlop » Thu Dec 18, 2014 8:55 pm

Grandpa's Spells wrote:
SubClaw wrote:Is this another 'Spartacus' or 'DaVinci' show? Lots of nudes, almost no historical accuracy, bloody fight scenes...
Come for the titties, stay for the titties.
Probably, i'm ignorant of the actual history here. But who gives a fuck, it's Netflix not History Channel. Please don't Lenny this thread up.
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Re: Marco Polo

Post by Fuzzy Dunlop » Thu Dec 18, 2014 8:56 pm

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Re: Marco Polo

Post by SubClaw » Thu Dec 18, 2014 9:02 pm

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Re: Marco Polo

Post by Holland Oates » Thu Dec 18, 2014 9:13 pm

I believe it's been argued that Marco Polo never actually went to China so historical accuracy isn't important to me but titties are.

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Re: Marco Polo

Post by Fat Cat » Thu Dec 18, 2014 9:43 pm

Asian tits are pathetic.
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Re: Marco Polo

Post by baffled » Fri Dec 19, 2014 6:01 am

Fat Cat wrote:Asian tits are pathetic.
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Re: Marco Polo

Post by SubClaw » Fri Dec 19, 2014 6:20 am

Fat Cat wrote:Asian tits are pathetic.
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Re: Marco Polo

Post by Batboy2/75 » Fri Dec 19, 2014 6:43 am

I really tried giving the show a try. Apart from the historical inaccuracies (in which there are a lot) the things that I found annoying are:

Instead of being a witness to events, Marco Polo is the central character or involved in almost everything.
The brooding and the "going to break into tears" look the Marco Polo actor has on his face all of the time.
How the Marco Polo character is kind of a white magic negro for the Mongols.
How they pussed out on the nude scenes. It's like they only included them because Game of Thrones and the rest of this type of genre does it. Go big or go home.
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