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#1 DuffMan

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Posted 05 October 2016 - 10:03 AM

So did anybody else check this out?  There was alot in there I liked and really no complaints from me after the first episode.  I thought the premiere did a great job of laying the groundwork for the premise of the show and pulled you in pretty quickly.  Lots of great performances but my favorite might have been Ed Harris as The Man In Black.



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Posted 05 October 2016 - 04:56 PM

I really enjoyed it. You won't see a better job of rapid world building in a pilot episode of a seemingly deep and complicated show. Lot of fascinating strings and everything flowed together very well. As usual with HBO the casting is perfect. Hopkins plays wise but untrustworthy/hiding a secret extremely well. And Jeffrey Wright is great in everything he does. Glad to see him in this. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

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Posted 07 October 2016 - 08:19 PM

Pretty wild first episode.

An interesting conceptualized world.



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Posted 07 October 2016 - 09:02 PM

Might binge it eventually. Seems like a whole lot going on at once, a ton to wrap your head around.

On a side note, is there a no more accomplished actor than Anthony Hopkins who has only ever had one noteworthy performamce?
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Posted 08 October 2016 - 05:22 PM

The first episode definitely has me hooked.

The general premise of the show isn't really anything new, but it has me very interested nonetheless.

May have to watch the old movie some time after the first season.

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Posted 08 October 2016 - 05:35 PM

The Paint It Black (EDIT: instrumental or orchestral) was also cool.


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Posted 09 October 2016 - 11:23 AM

The Paint It Black acoustic was also cool.

The actor who plays the bandit it the same guy who played Xerxes in 300 and Paulo (probably the most hated character ever) on lost.  He definitely came off like a bad as in that scene though.



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Posted 09 October 2016 - 11:25 AM

Just finished the pilot. Great stuff. A ton going on there. Not usually a fan of westerns or SciFi primarily, but this is incredibly intriguing and well done so far.


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Posted 10 October 2016 - 05:06 PM

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Posted 10 October 2016 - 06:08 PM

The premise is great and I love everything going on in the park but the behind the scenes stuff was kind of sleepy. Still have to watch last nights episode but I'm in for the season.

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Posted 10 October 2016 - 08:09 PM

Watching episode one it seemed like there were many homages being paid to Red Dead Redemption (which of course paid homage to a lot of western movies.)

 

And lo- http://www.polygon.c...-auto-nycc-2016

 

 

Shit, they even have James Marsden/ John Marston. 



#12 Icterus galbula

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Posted 10 October 2016 - 08:12 PM

The Paint It Black acoustic was also cool.

 

I think you mean instrumental or orchestral, but yeah, that was dope.


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Posted 10 October 2016 - 08:30 PM

I wasn't paying close enough attention at first I guess, but they also gave Anthony Hopkins the character name of "Robert Ford." Thats really too on the nose. Hmmm, is he a coward machine of fate? Ya think?

 

Edit: The real Robert Ford eventually made his livelihood staging plays of the west and his killing of James.


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Posted 10 October 2016 - 08:53 PM

Now watching episode 2. "No Surprises" being played by the old timey piano was a nice, uh, surprise. 



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Posted 10 October 2016 - 09:36 PM

I watched the 2nd episode today, and I am hooked!  Love it so far!


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Posted 12 October 2016 - 09:40 AM

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Posted 12 October 2016 - 05:13 PM

Second episode was better, I'm now fully in.

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Posted 13 October 2016 - 05:38 PM

I luv it


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Posted 14 October 2016 - 07:59 PM

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Posted 17 October 2016 - 06:21 PM

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I don't know where this is going, but its wild.

 

I still can't get over the "Robert Ford" thing though.






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