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Discussion in 'US TV shows discussion.' started by platypus, Apr 14, 2014.

  1. platypus

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    Yes/No?

    My fears (naturally unfounded as yet because the first episode airs tomorrow) are that they are screwing with one of the greatest films ever made, and it will only tarnish it's excellent name.

    I'll watch it when it's available, and hope..
     
  2. Participant

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    The other reason your fears are unfounded are that it makes no sense that a crap TV series can somehow tarnish an excellent film, just because they have the same name.

    If it's bad then I won't cry for the film, since the film is still good.
     
  3. JimAroo

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    Its looking good for now, judging by what people are saying.
     
  4. rebel rebel

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    Really looking forward to this. The film was an absolute classic, easily one of my all time favorites.
     
  5. One

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    It's simply set in the same universe. It should hopefully be good.

    It's got Billy Bob Thornton in it, he's been in some ****ing incredible things on my screen, I doubt he would waste his time on this if there wasn't a decent script in place with the right people on the project.

    Edit: Ahh, just seen it aired last night, I'll find out if it is good or not very shortly :p
     
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  6. sambo56

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    It's only the first episode but it's living up to the film for me, Billy Bob Thornton is terrific in this.
     
  7. One

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    Just watched it and agree. The cop scene at the end was awesome!
     
  8. TheVoice

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    Starts this Sunday on Channel 4, for those who don't torrent.
     
  9. One

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    I don't torrent.
     
  10. rebel rebel

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    I have to say as first episodes go it was pretty damn good.
    Thought it was so funny when the elder kid was beating up his brother, the cop ran out and tackled him and his mum just laughed!
    Seems like the show has the same kind of tone as the film, awesome! :D
     
  11. daver

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    Great first episode! BBT was awesome. Feels like a great period for tv at the moment
     
  12. piggeh

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    Great first episode, one of the best premieres I've seen. If it keeps up this standard for the whole thing this will be an amazing show!
     
  13. marc2003

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    i must admit the channel4 trailers have sold this to me. i'll definitely be watching sunday.
     
  14. THMRK

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    Very interesting so far. There were some moments of sheer captivation in that episode. Eager for more.
     
  15. Glaucus

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    Is this the first season in channel 4 tomorrow?
    As above the trailer has sold it to me.
     
  16. robgmun

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    I've never seen the film, should I watch it before watching this?
     
  17. G|mp

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    Saul is in it :D
     
  18. "andy"

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    anyone know how many episodes there will be ?
     
  19. Lima

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    Watched the film a couple of times years ago and remember it being really good. Might have to give this a watch. I can't help but think it's going to be strange since it's an odd adaption of the film.
     
  20. marc2003

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