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True Detectives on HBO Season 1 - Spoilers

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by mr.unnatural, Jan 14, 2014.

  1. Jan 16, 2014 #21 of 340
    cwoody222

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    I'm not a huge fan of either of these actors but gave this a shot and loved it. Very slow but the performances were great and I want to see where it goes over the limited run. I can devote 8 hours to this, no problem.
     
  2. Jan 16, 2014 #22 of 340
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    the pilot was incredible, and well balanced between story and character development. i went in with low expectations (not a big fan of wh or mm), and was shocked by their perfect fit to the roles and how well it was written.
     
  3. Jan 16, 2014 #23 of 340
    hairyblue

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    I watched this too and liked it. They seem to not only make the killer a big mystery but are making the detectives one too.
     
  4. Jan 17, 2014 #24 of 340
    Steveknj

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    Anyone else have a hard time following the dialogue? It seemed they were mumbling their lines quite a bit, or maybe it was just the accent. I think I'll watch Ep2 with CC on.
     
  5. Jan 17, 2014 #25 of 340
    sharkster

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    I finally watched E01 last night. I really liked it. Some of the back and forth (time warp) was a bit strange for me to follow.

    I had to use my wireless headphones to hear everything. I have hearing problems with tinnitus so, on shows with a lot of mumbling and/or background noise, the headphones really make all the difference.

    As for McConaughey - Did he do this project right after some movie where he lost a ton of weight, or was this the thing he lost the weight for? Is it just me? He looked so very thin -to the point of emaciation.

    I think they are good together and am looking forward to the rest of the series.
     
  6. Jan 17, 2014 #26 of 340
    KenDC

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    I think Woody's accent is talking with marbles in his mouth...so, no it was not just you.
     
  7. Jan 17, 2014 #27 of 340
    gchance

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    Yes.

    Greg
     
  8. Jan 18, 2014 #28 of 340
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  9. Jan 20, 2014 #29 of 340
    pmyers

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    A little slow, but I'll give it another chance.
     
  10. Jan 20, 2014 #30 of 340
    NorthAlabama

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    slow is an understatement! but for some reason, i find it riveting to watch unfold, and i'm disappointed when an episode ends.

    the plot development had better pay off, or i'll end up mad i wasted my time - but for now i'm hooked.
     
  11. Jan 20, 2014 #31 of 340
    gchance

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    I think you'll be a little disappointed. This is a character study.

    Greg
     
  12. Jan 21, 2014 #32 of 340
    TAsunder

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    Just an incredible show. Its only flaw is that it would be really hard to binge watch without feeling suicidal afterwards.
     
  13. Jan 21, 2014 #33 of 340
    pmyers

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    I enjoyed the 2nd episode enough to keep the SP.

    I am not really a big fan of "flashback" type shows in general.
     
  14. Jan 21, 2014 #34 of 340
    Hoffer

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    While watching the second episode, I was questioning if it was worth watching. When the episode ended, I was like NOOO!!! So, I guess I'm enjoying it.
     
  15. Jan 21, 2014 #35 of 340
    KenDC

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    I liked Woody's girlfriend.
     
  16. Jan 21, 2014 #36 of 340
    Hoffer

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    I saw a GIF of her on Reddit yesterday. You can probably image what segment of the show it was from. :D
     
  17. Jan 21, 2014 #37 of 340
    Steveknj

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    I found episode 2 much better. I'm in.
     
  18. Jan 21, 2014 #38 of 340
    john4200

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    Woah, Daddy! ;)
     
  19. Jan 21, 2014 #39 of 340
    KenDC

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    As much as i liked her...and I did. I have this feeling that she is going to be one of the victims. Just from the way the Woody's character went out of his way to tell her not to leave her place. I hope I'm wrong. I want to see her, again.
     
  20. Jan 21, 2014 #40 of 340
    Steveknj

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    I'm thinking it's more about Matthew's character about to fool around with Woody's wife, and this is a reason why this will happen.
     

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