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Old 07-13-2015, 07:09 PM
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Refresh my memory. How did the angst biker cop end up there? Thought he was casing hookers.
At that dudes house? while drunk is my guess
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Refresh my memory. How did the angst biker cop end up there? Thought he was casing hookers.
Last half of episode 3... Paul Woodrough was asking hookers on the street if they've ever seen Caspere around. This gay hooker guy said he has at some club. Hooker guy takes Paul to club. Paul meets another gay hooker guy who gives him info about Caspere.

Paul had several drinks. Maybe one of the guys slipped him something? Or as BeezleTL85 said

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Old 07-14-2015, 07:44 AM
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He's def Didn't remember him drinking at the bars.
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Maybe why he has performance issues with women.
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Old 07-14-2015, 09:42 AM
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The last quarter (gun fight) of this episode was good--but man, I'm having a hard time really getting into this show. I'm thinking of just recording the last four and then binge watching them a month from now. I really don't look forward to this show the same way I did for season 1
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^Not even close. Which is sad.
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Old 07-14-2015, 04:40 PM
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^ Maybe it's because (IMO) Woody Harrelsen and Matthew McConaughey are much better actors?

I also found the serial killer plot of season 1 more interesting than season 2's conspiracy and corrupt politicians/people in power.
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Yea, personally I feel it's more about the plot and the manner in which it was presented to us. Sure, the acting was out of this world, but the story/imagery was what made it. IMO.

S1 Monday watercooler discussion....20 minutes.
S2 Monday watercooler discussion....3 minutes.

That has nothing to do with the acting.
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I like both seasons. S1 had fewer characters and simpler plot and sub-plots but the actors had more time to show their depth. S2 is far more complicated that I have to pay attention to all the characters, dialogue, many plots and sub-plots.

The one symbolism I like is the overhead camera shots at night and day showing the concrete jungle of industrial CA. The night shots almost represent they are on a unknown journey when the camera pans to the horizon.

The one common theme from both seasons is how flawed almost all the characters are, which represents real life.
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Old 07-17-2015, 07:17 AM
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I think the only think I've liked about season 2 is the theme song Nevermind. Did yall notice that the theme changes a bit each week? I also realized that Harrelson and McCaughnahey still get a piece of the action? Listed as Exec producers still..
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Old 07-17-2015, 07:52 AM
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Honestly I preferred season 1's intro but I never noticed any change to it. How is S2's changing?
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Old 07-17-2015, 12:38 PM
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Honestly I preferred season 1's intro but I never noticed any change to it. How is S2's changing?
Just a verse in the intro changes - I think it was the last verse on Episode 2, and one in the middle on Episdoe 3.
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Old 07-20-2015, 10:00 AM
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I actually liked last night's. Shit is on with Colin and Vince. That should be a nice tense scene. The secret task force. Discovering a body up in the North. Vince's buddy involved with Osip pushing hookers. The rapist still being alive "I like big dicks. Not just long ones. Girth!" "My heart has blue balls"
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Last night was a similar mid-season story reset like S1, where most think the case is solved then the main characters re-start over the investigation.
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I actually liked last night's.
I agree on some points that the show seems to be finally moving in the right direction but are we really at the point where the episode is considered good because McAdams says she likes big dick?
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Old 07-20-2015, 01:22 PM
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Good episode. Story finally got interesting. Probably the best episode so far. And it's not because Rachel McAdams said she likes big
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Old 07-21-2015, 07:29 AM
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I really thought my general dislike of Vince Vaughn had me predisposed to thinking he would ruin this season, but after reading all the reviews - he really is terrible. Some of the lines he delivers are just so absurd you are just waiting for him to crack a smile and start laughing. He needs to stick to comedies where he can make stupid faces at people.
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Old 07-21-2015, 07:49 AM
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This show is pretty bad. Nowhere near as good as first season. It is also so unrealistic. Muricans love unrealistic cop shows, so I bet this will be a big hit. Vince Vaughn is pretty bad in this series.
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Originally Posted by Legend2TL View Post
Last night was a similar mid-season story reset like S1, where most think the case is solved then the main characters re-start over the investigation.
I thought the same, but it was kind of a let down after the incredibly awesome shoot out scene. I did like the new twists with the rapist still being alive and them finding the bloody chair in the shed, but they're running out of time to really pull the stories together. The tension between Colin and Vince should be good though
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Old 07-21-2015, 10:38 AM
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Originally Posted by screaminz28 View Post
I really thought my general dislike of Vince Vaughn had me predisposed to thinking he would ruin this season, but after reading all the reviews - he really is terrible. Some of the lines he delivers are just so absurd you are just waiting for him to crack a smile and start laughing. He needs to stick to comedies where he can make stupid faces at people.
You mean like that scene in Mayor Chessani's office where Vince (Frank Semyon) is leaving and says:

Frank Semyon: I'll let you get back to your process, then, Michelangelo.

Ernst Bodine: Mr. Semyon.

Frank Semyon: You don't direct me. Khe Sanh motherfucker.

Ernst Bodine: I'm Chinese.

Frank Semyon: Then, go stand in front of a fuckin' tank.
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^That scene had me cracking up
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Read online that this was the best ep of the season. I've liked the last 3 TBH. Really curious how it'll go down not that the missing women were found. I'll be out of the country next Sunday though
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I thought the episode was good, but I was waiting for the "big" turning point to lead into the final two episodes and never got it.

McAdams at the party

Vince/Collin one liners
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So finally McAdams had makeup work on her or this episode

There's alot of storylines to tie together in the final two episodes.
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There's alot of storylines to tie together in the final two episodes.
Thats kinda my point though. Is all this just to find Caspare killer and a couple corrupt cops ? Whats the season ending goal here?

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So finally McAdams had makeup work on her or this episode

There's alot of storylines to tie together in the final two episodes.
Yeah, it's feeling a lot like American Horror Story with all the plots flying around at once. I thought this episode was pretty good, they totally get away from the investigation and then oh look, here's some documents at this house to tie it back in. The Vince Colin interaction was very anticlimactic, but I did like when Colin lost his shit over his son and smashed everything. Interested to see where we go from here. Definitely wish there were more than 2 episodes left though
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Read online that this was the best ep of the season.
Best ep because of no doubt.

Now where can I find one of those party's?
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Finally finished the episode. It's was purty gud.

I didn't realize only 2 ep were left I echo the same as other about that, time will tell
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There are parties like that all over. Although you gotta sub out the hookers for wives. ^_^
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Thats kinda my point though. Is all this just to find Caspare killer and a couple corrupt cops ? Whats the season ending goal here?
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Yeah, it's feeling a lot like American Horror Story with all the plots flying around at once. I thought this episode was pretty good, they totally get away from the investigation and then oh look, here's some documents at this house to tie it back in. The Vince Colin interaction was very anticlimactic, but I did like when Colin lost his shit over his son and smashed everything. Interested to see where we go from here. Definitely wish there were more than 2 episodes left though
Yeah, I kinda felt like when Colin say the emptiness with his son' relationship and him not wanting to assembly the model and watch "Friends" he realized he was fighting the ex for very little. Kinda amazed he went bats**t crazy with the alcohol and blow though.

Also kinda though Rachel McAdams dad was that creepy sort of guy, so the flashback to the incest was interesting.

The whole Vince/Colin thing I think is building for a epic conclusion where one of them dies. Not sure what Vince finding his source is gonna do though.

Also the poor Mexican hooker getting killed by the Mexican gang who wants Vince's clubs as a distribution area was weird.

Lotta stuff happening in S2, I'm like you and wish it was 10 parts to not rush the conclusion. My only problem with S1 was E8 felt kinda rushed but it was great overall.
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https://www.yahoo.com/tv/s/according...003230448.html

This article, According to HBO, We've All Been Watching True Detective Wrong, originally appeared on TVGuide.com.


Let's not beat around the bush: True Detective's second season has not lived up to the quality of the first. Suffering from a myriad of problems, including poor dialogue, too many freeway shots, a boring central plot, and less-than-intriguing characters, Season 2 has been widely criticized by critics and fans alike.

Speaking to reporters at the Television Critics Association fall TV previews, Michael Lombardo, president of HBO programming, delicately side-stepped questions about whether he thought the show's criticism was unfounded, choosing instead to praise the series' creator, Nic Pizzolatto.

"What [Nic's] doing on True Detective is so much bolder and braver than so much of what I see in film," he said. "I think [he] is one of the best writers working in television and motion pictures today."

Calling Pizzolatto "enormously talented," "one of the best writers working in television," and a "bold storyteller" who takes risks with pacing, Lombardo said that True Detective was a show that was best viewed as a whole and Season 2 will pay off in the end.

"I think you need to watch the entirety of it," he said. "The show ends as satisfyingly as any show I've seen."

Lombardo's comments might be an acceptable argument for a company like Netflix, which releases entire seasons at once that are designed to be consumed as a whole, but not necessarily for a network that's still releasing its shows in the conventional weekly format.

When asked about whether HBO has talked to Pizzolatto about reshaping the show should there be future seasons, Lombardo said that wasn't his style. "I'm not in the business--have never been in the business--of micromanaging the process in the sense of telling a writer [these are] the beats that they need to follow and how to tell a story," he said. "I know he speaks to people. He speaks to me, [but] that doesn't mean he's going to speak to you."

Despite the criticism, HBO is ready to green-light a third season if Pizzolatto is on board. "I think [Nic's] an enormously talent writer and I've already called him and said if you want to do a Season 3, let's start talking... I'm not calling him to say, 'Let's talk about Season 3 if you follow some rules of mine.' It's not a conversation I'm interesting in having or I think I need to have with Nic... I'm happy to be in business with him for a very long time.
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I wonder if Nic would NOT make s3 since he's been getting his ass kicked all season.
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