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Old 03-30-2012, 08:58 AM
The Killing: Season 2

So the second season of The Killing starts up on Sunday. Anyone going to tune in? Obviously there were a ton of flaws with the plot in the first season (and I don't expect that to really change), but the performances and atmosphere were enough to make it a reasonably compelling show. I've heard whispers that the second season starts off surprisingly well, so I think I'll probably tune back in, at least to see what direction the show goes in.
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Old 03-30-2012, 10:48 AM
Yeah I'll be tuning in even though I hated the season finale last year. I've heard we don't find out who killed Rosie until the end of this season?
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Old 03-30-2012, 04:17 PM
My Sunday nights will be pretty full with Mad Men and Game of Thrones, but if I can find some time during the week I may check out the premiere. I totally agree that the performances (most of them, anyway) and atmosphere are top-notch, but the writing can be pretty horrid at times. Pair that with the utter failure of the season one finale, and it's relegated to the back-burner for the moment. Still, I'm hoping a lot of these issues can be sorted out, and the early word on the premiere is fairly positive so I'm sure I'll get around to it eventually.
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Old 03-30-2012, 04:24 PM
No.

When the show started, I loved it. The atmosphere, music, performances etc. all great. But from middle to end it started to really bother me until the last episode which I was completely annoyed with.

I don't even care who killed Rosie anymore.

It's all about Mad Men and Game of Thrones. I gotta catch up with Walking Dead too.

And if that wasn't enough, there's so many movies I need to see before I would think about wasting time with this show.

Such a waste of talent.
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Old 03-30-2012, 05:08 PM
I have more respect for myself than to keep watching this.
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Old 03-31-2012, 02:51 AM
I liked the 1st season but not enough to follow it every week.

I'll wait until season is over and do an all-episode marathon.

But i still say the season 1 was underated .... the biggest problem was the slooooow pacing not the good story.
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Old 03-31-2012, 05:15 PM
http://collider.com/billy-campbell-t...erview/156176/

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Do you see this as one continuous movie, in a sense?

CAMPBELL: It is. This is going to be a show that will be a complete joy to watch on the DVD or Blu-ray, or whatever you happen to watch it on. It’s made that way. It’s like a long movie. It’s really exciting stuff. It’s the stuff that I always dreamed that television could be. I’ve spent most of my career in television and, honestly, a lot of times, it’s not all that satisfying ‘cause it’s so episodic. The network wants you to make a thing that’s just a stand-alone episode, so you never get any character or continuity. This is one of the ways in which television can actually be good, and even better than the movies, because it gives you a chance to tell a long story.

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Old 03-31-2012, 05:47 PM
I loved, loved, LOVED the pilot. But nothing else on this show ever came close in the 8 or 9 episodes I watched before stopping. And it also followed a goddamn stupid formula of giving us some random new clue at the end of each episode. To be honest, I don't really understand the hype over the originality or mood or whatever in the rest of the first season. The pilot was unique and stylishly moody and compares favourably with similar genre exercises (Red Riding trilogy, Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Insomnia, etc); everything that followed was decent but pretty standard murder mystery stuff to my eyes and I got sick of it by 2/3s into the season.

If the reviews are incredibly mind-blowing at the end of this season, I'll catch up. Otherwise, I'm done with this show.
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Old 04-01-2012, 01:59 PM
The original danish series this was based on is much better in everyway.
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Old 04-01-2012, 09:24 PM
Very solid premiere, especially Richmond's scenes make you feel for the guy. I think we're getting a clearer idea of Stan's past towards that last scene, when we only got a glimpse in the first season.
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Old 04-02-2012, 12:35 AM
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Very solid premiere, especially Richmond's scenes make you feel for the guy. I think we're getting a clearer idea of Stan's past towards that last scene, when we only got a glimpse in the first season.
I agree but once again, this did not need to be two hours. Too much time was wasted here.
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Old 04-02-2012, 12:54 PM
UNDERWHELMING!!!
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Old 04-02-2012, 04:09 PM
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this did not need to be two hours. Too much time was wasted here.
Indeed. The show had some good moments and I like how they actually listened to the fans and ditched the red herring shit in favor of legitimate plot progression (I'm looking forward to seeing the Stan/mob storyline factor in some more), but 2 hours was unnecessary.
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Old 04-02-2012, 10:39 PM
good no spoilers so far .... i know they will answer WHO KILLED ROSIE in s2

i see some ppl think the 1st episode on S2 was underwhelming but that's the whole point to keep you hooked

I'm out of this thread until my complete s2 marathon is over
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Old 04-08-2012, 10:49 PM
The plot thickens...
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Old 04-30-2012, 03:16 AM
Spoiler:
Bourne, didn't get chills, cos I forgot who drew it, but with you on that I felt like that girl was just a con

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Old 04-30-2012, 02:08 PM
Probably the best episode since the pilot. Shit is finally moving along.
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Old 05-06-2012, 11:27 PM
Shit is gettin' weird... and I kinda like it.

Spoiler:
Did anyone else think there was something off with those social services guys? Maybe I'm looking into it too much. If they were legit that was a stupid move on Jack's part.


For the first time in a while, I am completely stoked for the next episode.

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