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Re: Fargo

Postby Anaxagoras » Sun Jun 15, 2014 4:34 am

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Is this what you want, Lester? Well? Is it?

Yes or know?


Episode 9 actually.


This is a true story? If it was fiction I'd say it stretches the bounds of believability.

Good story though. Lester is such a heel.
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Re: Fargo

Postby Rob Lister » Wed Jun 18, 2014 4:38 pm

very tidy series finale. well, most loose ends tied up.

I rate this series 4.75/5 stars.

I still don't buy that it is the unvarnished truth.

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Re: Fargo

Postby ed » Wed Jun 18, 2014 4:55 pm

Rob Lister wrote:very tidy series finale. well, most loose ends tied up.

I rate this series 4.75/5 stars.

I still don't buy that it is the unvarnished truth.



You stand by that? Stand by it knowing that I might well watch based on your "review"? Stand by it knowing that I'll be back? Still think 4.75/5?
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Re: Fargo

Postby Rob Lister » Wed Jun 18, 2014 5:03 pm

ed wrote:
Rob Lister wrote:very tidy series finale. well, most loose ends tied up.

I rate this series 4.75/5 stars.

I still don't buy that it is the unvarnished truth.



You stand by that? Stand by it knowing that I might well watch based on your "review"? Stand by it knowing that I'll be back? Still think 4.75/5?


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4.70

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I think you'd really enjoy it ed.

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Re: Fargo

Postby Anaxagoras » Sat Jun 21, 2014 11:20 pm

Rob Lister wrote:very tidy series finale. well, most loose ends tied up.

I rate this series 4.75/5 stars.

I still don't buy that it is the unvarnished truth.


Apparently it is entirely made up:

http://www.bustle.com/articles/28590-is ... disclaimer

Anyway, I concur with your evaluation, but I might take another half a point off for the outright lie that "this is a true story told exactly as it happened." It's not even loosely based on a true story.

As fiction it's decent though.
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Re: Fargo

Postby Grammatron » Wed Jul 02, 2014 9:53 pm

Rob Lister wrote:
ed wrote:
Rob Lister wrote:very tidy series finale. well, most loose ends tied up.

I rate this series 4.75/5 stars.

I still don't buy that it is the unvarnished truth.



You stand by that? Stand by it knowing that I might well watch based on your "review"? Stand by it knowing that I'll be back? Still think 4.75/5?


:|

4.70

:)

I think you'd really enjoy it ed.


I agree with your rating.

Great show. I think Lester would have self destructed eventually without the chance encounter in Vegas.
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Re: Fargo

Postby Anaxagoras » Tue Oct 13, 2015 3:45 pm

Based on the first episode season 2 appears to be quite worthy. There's some weird bullshit at the beginning that seems to have no relation to what comes later, but keep watching.

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Deputy Molly Solverson from season 1 makes a cameo appearance.
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Re: Fargo

Postby Rob Lister » Thu Oct 15, 2015 7:27 pm

That was a kick-ass first episode.

Recommended.

I hear there is no necessity to watch the first season to understand the second.

But if you haven't watched the first season, you missed much.

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Re: Fargo

Postby Anaxagoras » Thu Oct 15, 2015 9:59 pm

I like the airhead wife: "what choice did I have?"
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Re: Fargo

Postby corplinx » Thu Oct 22, 2015 4:28 am

The new season sucks. It's milquetoast at best.

It lacks a protagonist or antagonist and is just an excuse for a bunch of has-beens to do Minnesota swede accents.

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Re: Fargo

Postby Rob Lister » Sun Nov 08, 2015 12:15 am

The new season is phenomenal. I'd go as far as to say it is better than the first. I just binged on E2, 3 and 4.

I'm right. Corps is wrong. As usual.

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Re: Fargo

Postby corplinx » Sun Nov 08, 2015 2:56 am

Did it get good after the first two molasses episodes?

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Re: Fargo

Postby Anaxagoras » Sun Nov 08, 2015 5:04 am

I would say so. Although the first episode was hardly molasses.
Second one did drag a bit in places, setting up stuff for a later payoff presumably.
Pace picks up again in the third.
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Re: Fargo

Postby Anaxagoras » Thu Nov 12, 2015 4:14 pm

Through E5. Very good so far, and yes the pace of action has definitely picked way up. A lot of stuff happens in this episode.
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Re: Fargo

Postby Rob Lister » Thu Nov 12, 2015 5:20 pm

Anaxagoras wrote:A lot of stuff happens in this episode.


Stuff? Is that what you kids are calling murder these days?

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Re: Fargo

Postby Anaxagoras » Sun Dec 06, 2015 1:00 am

Anyone not watching this yet, do yourself a favor and watch it. Best thing on TV these days.

Well, of course I haven't watched most of the shite on the tube these days because who can, but this is really good.

The characters are characters. Realistic characters, but also interesting ones.

I'd say even better than Season 1, which was also quite good. You don't have to watch season 1 first, btw.
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Re: Fargo

Postby corplinx » Sun Dec 06, 2015 5:17 pm

"Best thing on TV these days" is The Leftovers.

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Re: Fargo

Postby Rob Lister » Sun Dec 06, 2015 5:25 pm

corplinx wrote:"Best thing on TV these days" is The Leftovers.


Which is almost as good as Fargo.

I'm caught up on Fargo. For Leftovers, I watched E8 last night. Decidedly weird. Im-a-gonna watch E9 today.

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Re: Fargo

Postby corplinx » Sun Dec 06, 2015 6:52 pm

Fargo is much too self-aware. I don't see it aging as well as Leftovers.

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Re: Fargo

Postby corplinx » Sun Dec 06, 2015 7:13 pm

For self-aware violence, Ash vs Evil Dead delivers without pretension.


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