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Old 05-03-2013, 07:12 PM   #3301
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So basically you just have a very short attention span. How old are you?



Loved that show. Too bad it became way too expensive to produce. They were planning on doing at least one more season, probably two.

I don't think it has much to do with attention span. For me Mad Men is just running out of steam. They seem to just be repeating things over and over. Draper cheats, Draper shits himself over his past, Draper deals with an upstart, the big account, ect. ect. It's also starting to get a bit forrest gumpy with the corny way they're introducing historical events lately. The season so far seems kind of aimless and the characters don't seem to be progressing much.
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Old 05-03-2013, 11:03 PM   #3302
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=kL7RWUva7ak

Not bad at all...
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Old 05-04-2013, 08:32 PM   #3303
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I don't think it has much to do with attention span. For me Mad Men is just running out of steam. They seem to just be repeating things over and over. Draper cheats, Draper shits himself over his past, Draper deals with an upstart, the big account, ect. ect. It's also starting to get a bit forrest gumpy with the corny way they're introducing historical events lately. The season so far seems kind of aimless and the characters don't seem to be progressing much.

Agree completely, especially with the Forest Gump type history lessons.

My hope, however, is that they're simply starting off slow before concluding it brilliantly. The first 4-6 episodes of the Sopranos Season 6 started off slow as well.

As for GoT? I don't like the casting. Outside of the main characters, the casting has been mostly moronic. The secondary and third tier characters are terrible.

I didn't imagine Grey Worm to be some scrawny kid. He's meant to be stocky and fiercer looking.

Also, all the forced sex scenes. Works in the books. Don't want to see it so goddamn much when you could instead add to the characters, the world, or to the fight scenes.

Sh*t like this keeps me from enjoying the show. I don't understand all the hype around it.

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Old 05-04-2013, 08:43 PM   #3304
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show is better for those who havent read the books

best show on TV, by far.

at least until breaking bad comes back
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Old 05-04-2013, 08:48 PM   #3305
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Agree completely, especially with the Forest Gump type history lessons.

My hope, however, is that they're simply starting off slow before concluding it brilliantly. The first 4-6 episodes of the Sopranos Season 6 started off slow as well.

As for GoT? I don't like the casting. Outside of the main characters, the casting has been mostly moronic. The secondary and third tier characters are terrible.

I didn't imagine Grey Worm to be some scrawny kid. He's meant to be stocky and fiercer looking.

Also, all the forced sex scenes. Works in the books. Don't want to see it so goddamn much when you could instead add to the characters, the world, or to the fight scenes.

Sh*t like this keeps me from enjoying the show. I don't understand all the hype around it.
You have to remember, you're completely invested in the storyline and all the characters as evidenced by your reading of the book.

HBO and I would assume the producers of the show are still trying to turn it into a huge hit to justify the crazy budget relative to other shows of the past. Those forced sex scenes might have you grinding your teeth because it is time which could be spent developing characters, but it also may allow a wider audience to start tuning in... First for the gratuitous sex and hopefully later for the story.
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Old 05-04-2013, 08:53 PM   #3306
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I quite enjoyed that.
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Old 05-04-2013, 09:03 PM   #3307
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Old 05-04-2013, 09:30 PM   #3308
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You have to remember, you're completely invested in the storyline and all the characters as evidenced by your reading of the book.

HBO and I would assume the producers of the show are still trying to turn it into a huge hit to justify the crazy budget relative to other shows of the past. Those forced sex scenes might have you grinding your teeth because it is time which could be spent developing characters, but it also may allow a wider audience to start tuning in... First for the gratuitous sex and hopefully later for the story.

This. So many book readers bitch about the show, but really the producers aren't making it for book readers. The show still flows quite well for the non book reading viewers.
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Old 05-04-2013, 11:01 PM   #3309
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This. So many book readers bitch about the show, but really the producers aren't making it for book readers. The show still flows quite well for the non book reading viewers.
Problem with some of the book readers I know is that adapting a novel like ASOIAF is incredibly difficult. What the show has accomplished is pretty impressive
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Old 05-05-2013, 01:42 AM   #3310
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Agree completely, especially with the Forest Gump type history lessons.

My hope, however, is that they're simply starting off slow before concluding it brilliantly. The first 4-6 episodes of the Sopranos Season 6 started off slow as well.

As for GoT? I don't like the casting. Outside of the main characters, the casting has been mostly moronic. The secondary and third tier characters are terrible.

I didn't imagine Grey Worm to be some scrawny kid. He's meant to be stocky and fiercer looking.

Also, all the forced sex scenes. Works in the books. Don't want to see it so goddamn much when you could instead add to the characters, the world, or to the fight scenes.

Sh*t like this keeps me from enjoying the show. I don't understand all the hype around it.
havent really been any excessive sex scenes this season
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Old 05-05-2013, 01:51 AM   #3311
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For me as far as HBO shows go...

Oz>(Game of Thrones=Sopranos)>The Wire>Deadwood.

Breaking Bad is really damn overrated, especially when they put it in that "best show of alltime" category.
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Old 05-05-2013, 07:23 AM   #3312
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I quite enjoyed that.
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downloadin this shit
Thought it's gonna be shit after beginning, but turned out to be pretty damn good

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This. So many book readers bitch about the show, but really the producers aren't making it for book readers. The show still flows quite well for the non book reading viewers.
It's kind of a hipster thing with people who read the books first. TV show made it to mainstream and books gained a lot of popularity and they're like "I read ASOIAF before it was cool" so they bitch about the show. Just my impression and it doesn't apply to all people who read the books before the show.
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Old 05-06-2013, 02:45 AM   #3313
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No one saw tonight's episode lol?
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Old 05-06-2013, 03:42 AM   #3314
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Seen it.

It was good. But it was kind of confusing.

The Lady in Red gives me the creeps.
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Old 05-06-2013, 03:47 AM   #3315
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I dont get why the Tyrells backed down so easily. Dont they control an army of over 100,000?

Why let Sansa be stolen from Loras so quickly?
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