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Re: True Detective Season Two

Post by Grandpa's Spells » Wed Aug 05, 2015 9:08 pm

Shafpocalypse Now wrote:6 episodes to set up 7 and 8? 7 was pretty damn solid
Yeah, even Vaughan seems better, though the Ferrell/McAdams motel dialogue was painful.
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Post by Shafpocalypse Now » Wed Aug 05, 2015 10:55 pm

someone said on Facebook that they binge watched all of them up to 7 and it seemed to all make sense, that it was the serial nature that made it feel so disjointed

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Re: True Detective Season Two

Post by Kenny X » Thu Aug 06, 2015 12:28 am

Fuck this season in the neck with a pitchfork. I've made my mind up.

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Post by WildGorillaMan » Thu Aug 06, 2015 5:36 am

Just wait, in season three the first nine episodes will be entirely encrypted. In episode ten they'll give viewers the encryption key.
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Post by WildGorillaMan » Thu Aug 06, 2015 4:57 pm

Sweet Baby Gorilla Jebus, I forgot that True Detective is only 8 episodes and not 10. And they wait until episode 7 to not suck? Assholes.
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Re: True Detective Season Two

Post by WildGorillaMan » Wed Aug 12, 2015 3:27 pm

Well, that was disappointing.
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Re: True Detective Season Two

Post by Kenny X » Thu Aug 13, 2015 6:40 pm

WildGorillaMan wrote:Well, that was disappointing.
Yeah. It was a far cry from Rustin and Marty. 90 minutes of my life I'll never get back, too.
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Re: True Detective Season Two

Post by Cave Canem » Fri Aug 14, 2015 6:35 am

That just plain sucked. Had a hard time staying awake through it.
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Post by The Crawdaddy » Sat Aug 15, 2015 8:29 pm

Cave Canem wrote:That just plain sucked. Had a hard time staying awake through it.
Stop beating off so heavily before late night TV.
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Re: True Detective Season Two

Post by Shafpocalypse Now » Mon Aug 17, 2015 11:42 pm

Uh, yeah. S3 might need a new writer, because he fucking screwed the pooch here

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Re: True Detective Season Two

Post by davidc » Tue Aug 18, 2015 12:15 am

There were some good elements, but it never added up to a cohesive whole. To be fair season one left huge shoes to fill, but just judging this season on its own merits it was a let down considering all the talent the series had.

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Re: True Detective Season Two

Post by WildGorillaMan » Tue Aug 18, 2015 2:06 pm

davidc wrote:There were some good elements, but it never added up to a cohesive whole. To be fair season one left huge shoes to fill, but just judging this season on its own merits it was a let down considering all the talent the series had.

You nailed it. It was gritty. It was noir. But at the end of it all it was an incoherent mess. There was quite literally no *there* there.
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Re: True Detective Season Two

Post by SubClaw » Wed Aug 19, 2015 4:50 am

WildGorillaMan wrote:You nailed it. It was gritty. It was noir. But at the end of it all it was an incoherent mess. There was quite literally no *there* there.
True Detective Season Two: a nice intro, a great soundtrack (including the intro song by Leonard Cohen), an okay cast and, above all, a very, very, very nice photography. That's it.

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Re: True Detective Season Two

Post by Shafpocalypse Now » Wed Aug 19, 2015 3:03 pm

I hated the intro song for S2, but only the chorus of women singing "never mind"...if it was just Cohen it would have been fine. The soundtrack was solid

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Post by Mickey O'neil » Thu Aug 20, 2015 1:47 am

Shafpocalypse Now wrote:http://zap2it.com/blog-post/true-detect ... g-trailer/

I mean, this...why not use this?
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Re: True Detective Season Two

Post by Hanglow Joe » Sat Sep 19, 2015 11:39 am

I have one episode left. The dialogue between Vince Vaughn and the kid was horrible. Just bad writing. Vaughn was completely miscast in the role.

It follows the HBO style of you have no idea of what the fuck they are talking about half the time and then it ties together in the end. Or at least I hope it does.

Not a great season.

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Re: True Detective Season Two

Post by Herv100 » Fri Oct 23, 2015 2:17 pm

This season was fine, you babies. Not as good as season 1, but a fine show nonetheless.

Story wasn't as hard to follow as you all are making it out to be.
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