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Re: Homeland - US TV Series
« Reply #25 on: March 06, 2012, 09:49:46 pm »
They'll probably have to get in line behind her Maj's finest.
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Re: Homeland - US TV Series
« Reply #26 on: March 07, 2012, 10:07:48 am »
I didn't like the Brenda Blethyn one either - Vera - and I thought I loved anything with Brenda Blethyn in it.

Roll The Square, Arthur?

OK, so what exactly was Sergeant Rock doing with Pouty Teenage Daughter that caused her to make all those odd noises?  I have a nasty suspicious mind.
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Re: Homeland - US TV Series
« Reply #27 on: March 10, 2012, 07:01:24 pm »
I'm hooked too.  Currently the best thing on telly. 
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Re: Homeland - US TV Series
« Reply #28 on: March 13, 2012, 08:38:21 pm »
Just seen episode 4.  I'd say my interest level has slipped from 10 to 8

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« Reply #29 on: March 13, 2012, 09:32:02 pm »
Glad it's not just me. Tbh, I'm getting a bit bored of it. Every plot development is so unsubtly telegraphed as to kill any tension there should have been.

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« Reply #30 on: March 14, 2012, 09:06:43 am »
Yup, not as pacey as it should be. Spooks would have got the whole series plot into a 2-parter. I've lost count of episodes, but i thought the bit where
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meanwhile, in Rubicon, just when I thought it was grinding to a halt, a terrorist actually blew stuff up! Only 1 episode left in the series  :facepalm:
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Re: Homeland - US TV Series
« Reply #31 on: March 14, 2012, 09:49:46 am »
Re. The spoiler above.  If Brody doesn't get suspicious then it's crap so I'm hoping he DOES realise that...

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« Reply #32 on: March 14, 2012, 10:07:22 am »
Re. The spoiler above.  If Brody doesn't get suspicious then it's crap so I'm hoping he DOES realise that...
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*Given that Brody's been cuckolded from the start, there was ALWAYS a strong possibility they'd write him into Kerry's arms. I think I agree that this would be too easy and crass, if that was all there was to it ...
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« Reply #33 on: March 14, 2012, 11:36:31 am »
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LEE

Re: Homeland - US TV Series
« Reply #34 on: April 30, 2012, 04:00:18 pm »
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It just did. 

I'm still watching it.

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« Reply #35 on: April 30, 2012, 04:09:28 pm »
Love this series, can't wait til next Sunday.

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« Reply #36 on: April 30, 2012, 04:29:11 pm »
I am pretty impressed with Claire Danes’ portrayal of someone with bipolar; it is uncomfortably familiar (my nan had it).

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« Reply #37 on: April 30, 2012, 05:07:49 pm »
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« Reply #38 on: April 30, 2012, 05:21:52 pm »
I am pretty impressed with Claire Danes’ portrayal of someone with bipolar; it is uncomfortably familiar (my nan had it).

Yesterday was a really good episode - a very moving scene, even for the "bipolar layman", IYSWIM.( I thought Kerry's management were a little bonkers to expect her back at her desk quite so quickly after being bombed - even without bipolar!)

OT somewhat: Dana's boyfriend looks just like (a younger version of) the last mainstream bipolar character I'm aware of in decent TV, wossername's brother in 6'Under.("Billy" IIRC?)
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Re: Homeland - US TV Series
« Reply #39 on: May 09, 2012, 11:43:28 am »
Did anyone else see this through to the end of the series? We just saw the last one on iplayer.

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« Reply #40 on: May 09, 2012, 01:28:36 pm »
Yes indeed. really enjoyed it. Great ending, too. I think every episode had something I didn't expect.[Like the occasional one where Mrs B kept her clothes on].


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Oh, and the plot was easier to follow than the Bridge!

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« Reply #41 on: May 10, 2012, 01:12:33 pm »
Did anyone else see this through to the end of the series? We just saw the last one on iplayer.

Yes, and as MattC says it was a lot easier to follow than Bron/Broen/The Bridge.  I en't got a clue what's going on there apart from the entirety of Scandiwegia being populated by nutters.
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« Reply #42 on: October 24, 2013, 04:29:02 pm »
The new series is going pretty well. Danes is ... well, bonkers  :thumbsup:

But this week drove me completely bonkers. Why the hell didn't Brody ask why they're holding him, or who the fuck they are?!? OK, so they might not tell him ... but the whole business is just deliberately vague. I know, I know - suspension of disbelief yadayada ... but this programme is on the whole pretty cohesive, story-wise. It's not some action fantasy. <grump>

Fingers crossed they get through this ...
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Re: Homeland - US TV Series
« Reply #43 on: October 24, 2013, 05:55:05 pm »
The new series is going pretty well. Danes is ... well, bonkers  :thumbsup:

..... I know, I know - suspension of disbelief yadayada ... ... <grump>





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Re: Homeland - US TV Series
« Reply #44 on: October 30, 2013, 02:17:10 pm »
I just watched the "why the hell are they holding him and who are they?" episode.  I'm still one the wiser.

A bit frustrating but, on the whole, it's amazingly well made.  Production values are incredible.

I see Claire Danes is credited with Producer.  I can't even imagine what the producer and star of such a hit US TV series earns.

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« Reply #45 on: October 30, 2013, 03:18:28 pm »
They'll probably have to get in line behind her Maj's finest.

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« Reply #46 on: October 30, 2013, 04:07:17 pm »
I just watched the "why the hell are they holding him and who are they?" episode.  I'm still one the wiser.

Dear One the Wiser,

This week's is a lot better.  Thank fuck (as Carrie might say).

Yours,
Matt the Happier
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Re: Homeland - US TV Series
« Reply #47 on: October 31, 2013, 04:48:21 am »
So never got beyond season1..is it worth going to season 2?

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Re: Homeland - US TV Series
« Reply #48 on: October 31, 2013, 10:50:25 am »
Crikey !

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I didn't see that coming.


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« Reply #49 on: October 31, 2013, 06:04:30 pm »

I didn't see that coming.
Nor me.  :thumbsup:

( Do you think Brody is too?!? )
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