Good Omens is my favourite novel, I've read it dozens of times over the years, it always makes me laugh, binged 3 episodes of this and didn't laugh a single time. I'd been looking forward to seeing this, but also worried they'd fail, it's not terrible, but I think maybe someone else should have done the adaptation, it seems to have lost all Pratchetts humor, for me anyway. A lot of it is still in there, but done badly. The casting isn't great either, the Them are all terrible cliches, and give soulless performances, like they're all just simply reading the lines. Tenants gurning, Dr Who type acting often doesn't work for me, and at times in this it's just too over the top, and brings you out of the moment. Sheen though, for me at least, is perfect, as are many of the little characters, Josie long, John Hamm, Miranda Richardson, Michael McKean are all great. So is Jack Whitehall, and I can't stand him normally, but I didn't even recognize him at first, as he wasn't playing it in the same exact character he plays in everything else, it turns out he can act!
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