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Old 05-16-2017, 08:15 AM   #41
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Wiener count is now at 5 btw.
I believe the count is 6 now? Two wieners in that last scene.
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Ah musta mista wiener

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It's ok. The wieners are coming at you hard and fast in this show.
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The pacing in ep 3 was a bit slow. For example, the jinn scene was important as it continues to build the narrative, but it could have been cut a bit better IMHO, the cab part was excellent and so was the climax, but the 'artsy' bit in the middle dragged.

Sense 8 suffers from the same malaise. It's beautiful but it doesn't serve the story pacing.

Having said that, I'm really enjoying it, it's difficult material and they are doing a great job with it. The scene with Shadow and the house was beautifully done, just the right tone.
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Damned bookreaders!! Why can we never escape you?!?!
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Just read the dam book then!
I dont have time for books! I was elected to Lead not to Read!
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Episode 4 was fantastic. Completely addresses some of the big issues I had with the first quarter of the book, and fleshes out the story much more than existed.

Kudos to the writers for that one!
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Episode 4 was fantastic. Completely addresses some of the big issues I had with the first quarter of the book, and fleshes out the story much more than existed.

Kudos to the writers for that one!
I agree. I thought, "Finally! Now I understand these characters so much better!"

Now we can move forward with the plot and hopefully see some cool stuff.
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I read a bit online that the episode had mixed reviews, but I also really liked it. I like Emily Browning and I thought her portrayal was great. Really helps to get a bit more background on who Laura was/is.

I've been enjoying the show more than my tempered expectations were expecting. I'm a little worried that it isn't catching a hype wave...oh...just searched and yes, it has been picked up for season 2. That's good.
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Goddam it....that was such an exceptional episode. Perfect casting choice for Mr. World.

The themes presented in this episode are exceptional. I love the juxtaposition between old and new systems of worship, along with a simple conflict in style of how each faction goes about their affairs.

The scenes between Laura and Mad Sweeney were awesome as well. Pablo is so good at comic relief, even if it is on the dark side.

"You're an @ss****, dead wife."
Priceless.

Still hoping for a little faster pacing. My wife finds each scene to be extremely long with not much to break it up, and I don't disagree with her. But, like I said earlier, having a literary pace means that it won't lend itself well to a traditional TV audience, but hopefully people stick with it.

I find this show utterly fascinating.
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Oh, I almost forgot. Seeing Gillian Anderson as David Bowie circa Life on Mars, speaking with context perfect Bowie lyric quotes was a feat of exceptional TV writing. As a major Bowie fan, I was giddy in that scene.
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