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Old 04-23-13, 11:01 PM
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Rectify (Sundance) -- Series Discussion Thread

Did anyone catch the series premiere of this 6-episode (first season) show on Monday night??

It's getting great reviews nearly across the board from TV critics.
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I DVR'd it last night and watched it earlier tonight. I liked it and I'm curious to see where it goes especially since there is a lot of mystery aspect to it.
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Bummed that I don't have Sundance in HD. Heard great things about this.
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Bummed that I don't have Sundance in HD. Heard great things about this.
Yea I don't either... what is the deal with that? I have Optimum. I don't understand how any station in this day and age can not be in HD... Maybe this will quickly be on Netflix when it is done airing like Top of the Lake was.
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Also don't have Sundance in HD and I won't watch a shitty SD feed.

It looks like the 1st episode is re-airing on AMC.

I like how they are promoting this as "From the Producers of Breaking Bad" What does that even really mean? On a creative end it doesn't mean squat.
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I broke down and watched it in standard definition.

Well worth it. Didn't even mind the shitty picture quality.

It does appear to be a slow burn though.
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I broke down and watched it in standard definition.

Well worth it. Didn't even mind the shitty picture quality.

It does appear to be a slow burn though.
Agreed- we liked it as well. And, as far as the SD goes, it wasn't awful- wasn't as bad as I was expecting......
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Agreed- we liked it as well. And, as far as the SD goes, it wasn't awful- wasn't as bad as I was expecting......
I'd been suffering through SD for several seasons of Breaking Bad and Mad Men until my stupid cable company finally got AMC in HD.

I guess I was used to it.
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Watched it last night.

FUCKING loved it. Good lord, what a great show.
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the series premiere (just the first hour, not the second ep) airs on AMC HD right after Mad Men this evening.
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I watched it on AMC last night and really enjoyed it. I might buy the season pass on Amazon ($9.99 for HD or SD).
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The premise of the show is very interesting and the cast looked really solid from what I saw of the first episode.
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Sundance Channel has renewed its first wholly owned original scripted series Rectify for a second season. The 10-episode order comes on the heels of Rectify‘s premiere last week. The series will end its freshman season on May 10 and then return for Season 2 in 2014. Rectify, about a man (Aden Young) released from prison after spending nearly two decades on death row, is created and written by Ray McKinnon and executive produced by Mark Johnson and Melissa Bernstein. “We feel as though this story has tapped into something truly unique, with both critics and audiences using their platforms to share such strong, personal reactions to this very distinctive TV series,” said Sundance’s President and General Manager Sarah Barnett. Sundance and parent AMC Networks put a lot of muscle behind the launch of Rectify, putting the series on Sundance On Demand ahead of the premiere and getting the its episodes to encore behind Mad Men on sibling AMC. Because Sundance is not rated by Nielsen, there is no ratings information on the Rectify premiere.
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Would be great if the remaining episodes made their way to AMC. Perhaps as an encore later this year to drum up more interest for S2. Wishful thinking I know...
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Now Amazon is taking pre-orders for the DVD with a release date of June 18th. Pretty quick turn around.
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FYI, Dish customers, there is a free Sundance preview for the next few weeks. Can watch the next few episodes of Rectify in HD. Also, Sundance is re-airing the first 4 episodes this Saturday.
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After reading that this was an excellent show, I watched episodes 1-5 yesterday (On-Demand).

Wow! This is my kind of show. Serial drama, small southern town, slow pace, deep characters, amazing dialog and a plot that twists and turns.

Tonight is the season finale (6 Episodes). I am hooked.
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Tonight is the season finale (6 Episodes). I am hooked.
We just burned through it OnDemand.
Enjoyed it quite a bit, but didn't realize it was just a six episode run.
We were disappointed when we went to watch episode 7 to find there wasn't any more.....
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AMC is having a Rectify marathon on 7/14, all 6 episodes. 9am-3pm ET. AMC's Schedule for 7/14.
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Would be great if they also do this with Top of the Lake.
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Would be great if they also do this with Top of the Lake.
It's actually now on Netflix and in HD. But I seem to recall that you don't subscribe to it.

Maybe with this, House of Cards, Arrested Development, and the upcoming Orange is the new black you may want to consider it now.
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Watched the marathon this past Sunday. Great show, although a little on the slow side.
Loved Daniel's "banter" with his mother.
Thought the Wal*Mart epside was maybe my favorite.
Abigail Spencer makes me want to take up smoking.
That last episode is a heart breaker.

Will definitely tune in for season 2.
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I bought the dvd and rampaged through it in two days. Its the most enthralling boring show I've seen in a long time. I'm definitely in for season 2.
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I DVR'd the AMC marathon and I've watched 1-5 so far. Really great show. I recognize Tawny from "Parades End" with Benedict Cumberbatch.
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I bought the dvd and rampaged through it in two days. Its the most enthralling boring show I've seen in a long time. I'm definitely in for season 2.
i think the show does what i can only call "small, quiet moments between people" really well. i am really looking forward to the next season.

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