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Old 01-26-17, 08:51 AM   #51
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Re: Taboo (FX) -- from Ridley Scott, Steven Knight, Tom Hardy -- premieres 1/10/17

Really liking this show quite a bit.
Production values are amazing and Hardy is bad ass...
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Old 01-26-17, 08:56 AM   #52
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Re: Taboo (FX) -- from Ridley Scott, Steven Knight, Tom Hardy -- premieres 1/10/17

Yeah, this is more or less stellar top to bottom.
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Old 01-26-17, 09:55 AM   #53
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Re: Taboo (FX) -- from Ridley Scott, Steven Knight, Tom Hardy -- premieres 1/10/17

I'm sometimes frustrated that I yet don't know what is fully going on, but I'm still enjoying this series. Like the many other series/movies like it, I figure everything will be explained eventually. I sure hope so, because beyond the obvious incest thing, the relationship and history between him and his sister & mother is not very well explained, yet.

The makeup on the king is excellent is just how disgusting it makes him look. Reminds me of Lynch's Dune.
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Old 01-26-17, 06:42 PM   #54
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Re: Taboo (FX) -- from Ridley Scott, Steven Knight, Tom Hardy -- premieres 1/10/17

Why would his sister divulge the nature of her relationship with her brother to her husband? Thats a secret you take to your grave.

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Its pretty much a movie every week. And a very good one.
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Old 01-27-17, 03:29 PM   #55
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Re: Taboo (FX) -- from Ridley Scott, Steven Knight, Tom Hardy -- premieres 1/10/17

I assumed he reads all the letters that he sends to his sister. At least that is how I took it when they were doing the voice over of the letters and then the next scene her husband is confronting him.
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Old 01-31-17, 03:42 PM   #56
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Re: Taboo (FX) -- from Ridley Scott, Steven Knight, Tom Hardy -- premieres 1/10/17

Just watched episode 4 and we granted with another insane kill. There are more revelations and the supernatural are expanded on, which was neat and quite erotic.
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Old 02-02-17, 02:26 AM   #57
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Re: Taboo (FX) -- from Ridley Scott, Steven Knight, Tom Hardy -- premieres 1/10/17

So is anyone watching this fucking show or what?

This is why we can't have nice things.
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Old 02-02-17, 08:45 AM   #58
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So is anyone watching this fucking show or what?

This is why we can't have nice things.
I'm watching
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Old 02-02-17, 09:01 AM   #59
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Re: Taboo (FX) -- from Ridley Scott, Steven Knight, Tom Hardy -- premieres 1/10/17

Watched Ep 4 last night. Great stuff.

Although it's still unclear just how he is able to keep get one over the the much more established groups and exactly what is going on with the supernatural element. Does he even have control over it? Hopefully we some kind of extended flashback in Africa that makes things more clear.
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Old 02-02-17, 09:47 AM   #60
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Yeah, another stellar episode. I wouldn't mind his bro in law biting the dust in the least.
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Old 02-02-17, 03:16 PM   #61
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Re: Taboo (FX) -- from Ridley Scott, Steven Knight, Tom Hardy -- premieres 1/10/17

I would like this show even more without the supernatural gobbledygook. Frankly I don't what it adds other than disjointed distraction from a show that is doing just fine before it showed up.
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Old 02-02-17, 05:04 PM   #62
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I would like this show even more without the supernatural gobbledygook. Frankly I don't what it adds other than disjointed distraction from a show that is doing just fine before it showed up.
Same here.
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Old 02-08-17, 03:54 PM   #63
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Re: Taboo (FX) -- from Ridley Scott, Steven Knight, Tom Hardy -- premieres 1/10/17

Bump!
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Old 02-16-17, 02:10 PM   #64
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Nothing? Anyone?


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Old 02-16-17, 02:34 PM   #65
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Re: Taboo (FX) -- from Ridley Scott, Steven Knight, Tom Hardy -- premieres 1/10/17

I'm watching, but after these 90 minute episodes I often marvel at the fact that I don't know what I just watched.
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Old 02-16-17, 03:37 PM   #66
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Re: Taboo (FX) -- from Ridley Scott, Steven Knight, Tom Hardy -- premieres 1/10/17

I am watching this show and frigging love it.

Tom Hardy is a badass.
Atmosphere, makeup,costumes and musical score are topnotch.
Jonathan Price is frigging evil incarnate. Honorable East India Company...yeah, right!!!
Yes, the show is hard to follow, especially the supernatural part--but again, it's awesome. I will be bummed when it ends.
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Old 02-16-17, 04:41 PM   #67
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Yeah, I thought the same thing again this week: I really enjoy the show but the supernatural/visions stuff only serves as a disjointed distraction and the show would be far better off without it. My concern is that that aspect of the show will become more and more prevalent as the series goes on.
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Old 02-16-17, 05:55 PM   #68
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Re: Taboo (FX) -- from Ridley Scott, Steven Knight, Tom Hardy -- premieres 1/10/17

There's only 2 episodes left.

Haven't heard if it's going to get renewed or not.
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Old 02-16-17, 07:35 PM   #69
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That makes it seem even more pointless because there doesn't seem like enough series left to make all of the time wasted on it amount to anything.
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Old 02-16-17, 07:53 PM   #70
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Re: Taboo (FX) -- from Ridley Scott, Steven Knight, Tom Hardy -- premieres 1/10/17

I was all excited after the first episode that they would soon be on their way to the Pacific Northwest but now it looks like they're never leaving Old Blighty at all.
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Old 02-17-17, 08:56 AM   #71
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There's only 2 episodes left.
Just binged through the last 3 eps and knowing there are only 2 left is unfortunate. This show is fantastic...


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Oh, it BETTER get renewed...
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Old 02-19-17, 07:47 PM   #72
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Re: Taboo (FX) -- from Ridley Scott, Steven Knight, Tom Hardy -- premieres 1/10/17

Now that the supernatural stuff, and the relationship with the sister has been fleshed out, I'm not minding it at all. Would have been better to get more context earlier, but had I binged this rather than watch week to week it would have worked far better. Really looking forward to the final two episodes after catching up on that last one.
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Old 02-19-17, 10:36 PM   #73
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So is anyone watching this fucking show or what?

This is why we can't have nice things.
I have fallen behind on it. I think I got stuck midway through the third episode. I'm still recording it, just had too much going on in life/work and haven't found my way back to it yet. Thought maybe I would catch up today, but the weather was just too nice.
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Old 02-20-17, 06:34 AM   #74
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Re: Taboo (FX) -- from Ridley Scott, Steven Knight, Tom Hardy -- premieres 1/10/17

I finally got around to this, and binged my way through the first four episodes. I remember reading somewhere that the showrunners have a 3-4 year story arc in mind... similar to Peaky Blinders.
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Old 03-01-17, 01:47 AM   #75
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Aaaaaaaand?

Season finale was tonight. What did you guys think. It's like pulling fucking teeth around here to get people to talk about this show. If that's the temperament then I would not be surprised that the show even comes back for a second season.

Show some love, y'all.
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