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Old 06-22-16, 08:07 AM
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American Gothic (CBS) -- Season 1 Thread -- S: Virginia Madsen, Antony Starr



A PROMINENT BOSTON FAMILY REELS IN THE WAKE OF A CHILLING DISCOVERY THAT SOMEONE IN THEIR MIDST IS LINKED TO AN INFAMOUS STRING OF MURDERS, ON THE SERIES PREMIERE OF "AMERICAN GOTHIC," WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22

Juliet Rylance, Antony Starr, Virginia Madsen, Justin Chatwin, Megan Ketch, Elliot Knight, Stephanie Leonidas and Gabriel Bateman Star in the New Drama

"Arrangement in Grey and Black" - A prominent Boston family reels in the wake of the chilling discovery that someone in their midst is linked to an infamous string of murders. After 14 years, the case of "The Silver Bells Killer" is reopened and the Hawthorne family find themselves wondering if one of their own could be behind the grisly killings that rocked the city of Boston. As shocking secrets from the past and present are revealed, their mounting suspicion and paranoia that one of them is a killer threatens to tear the family apart, on the series premiere of AMERICAN GOTHIC, Wednesday, June 22 (10:00-11:00PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. Juliet Rylance, Antony Starr, Virginia Madsen, Justin Chatwin, Megan Ketch, Elliot Knight, Stephanie Leonidas and Gabriel Bateman star.

REGULAR CAST:

Juliet Rylance (Alison Hawthorne-Price)
Antony Starr (Garrett Hawthorne)
Virginia Madsen (Madeline Hawthorne)
Justin Chatwin (Cam Hawhorne)
Megan Ketch (Tessa Ross)
Elliot Knight (Brady Ross)
Stephanie Leonidas (Sophie Hawthorne)
Gabriel Bateman (Jack Hawthorne)

RECURRING CAST:

Jamey Sheridan (Mitchell Hawthorne)
Dylan Bruce (Tom Price)
Maureen Sebastian (Naomi Flynn)
Enrico Colantoni (Mayor Billy Conley)
Natalie Prinzen-Klages (Harper Hawthorne-Price)
Nora Prinzen-Klages (Violet Hawthorne-Price)
Lorna Wilson (Phyllis)

GUEST CAST:

Lamont James (Detective Baiers)
Tim Walker (Burly Guy)
David Kiner (Lanky Hitchhiker)
Victor Chiu (Nurse)
Devon Coull (Young Staffer)
Nneka Elliott (News Reporter #1)
Rory O'Shea (News Reporter #2)
Emma Jacobson-Sive (News Reporter #3)

WRITTEN BY: Executive producer Corinne Brinkerhoff

DIRECTED BY: Matt Shakman

Read more: Listings - AMERICAN GOTHIC on CBS | TheFutonCritic.com http://thefutoncritic.com/listings/2...#ixzz4CJEM67kH


13 episode season.
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re: American Gothic (CBS) -- Season 1 Thread -- S: Virginia Madsen, Antony Starr

At fist I thought this was a remake of the 90's show of the same name about a demon who was a small town sheriff. This seems sort of meh.
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re: American Gothic (CBS) -- Season 1 Thread -- S: Virginia Madsen, Antony Starr

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At fist I thought this was a remake of the 90's show of the same name about a demon who was a small town sheriff. This seems sort of meh.
I loved the original American Gothic. That is one of the great single-season shows of all time. I guess it was made in the wake of Twin Peaks but it was shocking how edgy it was for network television at that time, looking back.

I would love to see them put the original on Blu-ray.
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re: American Gothic (CBS) -- Season 1 Thread -- S: Virginia Madsen, Antony Starr

I have zero interest in this new interpretation (Boston, really?) but still say "There's someone at the door Caleb" in a slow Southern drawl every time the doorbell rings.
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re: American Gothic (CBS) -- Season 1 Thread -- S: Virginia Madsen, Antony Starr

It's Antony Starr. Thread title says "Anthony" Not a biggie.

Taking a CBS job after Banshee must have included a big pay raise.
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re: American Gothic (CBS) -- Season 1 Thread -- S: Virginia Madsen, Antony Starr

I did not recognize him from Banshee at all.
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Re: American Gothic (CBS) -- Season 1 Thread -- S: Virginia Madsen, Antony Starr

It actually held my interest. Kind of reminded me of ABC;s The Family, which I enjoyed.

Little kid is creepy. Took me awhile to recognize the guy from Shameless.
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Re: American Gothic (CBS) -- Season 1 Thread -- S: Virginia Madsen, Antony Starr

It was an okay pilot, kind of what I expected given the cast and how CBS is positioning the show in marketing. I was surprised they revealed the mother's true nature so early on, I guess subtle mysteries are gone in this day and age of instant story gratification.

For some reason it reminded me somewhat of Stoker, a movie starring Nicole Kidman from a few years ago. The tone and direction were very similar. Both are about families with dark secrets.

http://doblu.com/2013/07/02/stoker-bluray-review/
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Re: American Gothic (CBS) -- Season 1 Thread -- S: Virginia Madsen, Antony Starr

It's not too bad so far.

Although I wonder what kind of filter they used to film this looks really dark.

Also Juliet Rylance's voice is amazing.
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Re: American Gothic (CBS) -- Season 1 Thread -- S: Virginia Madsen, Antony Starr

I'm about halfway through season 2 and I think I'm ready to pull the plug. Can't stand the annoying creepy kid and none of the characters are really interesting to me.

I think they made a mistake killing off the patriarch of the family in the first episode - it would have been more interesting to keep him around with them thinking he might be a serial killer.
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Re: American Gothic (CBS) -- Season 1 Thread -- S: Virginia Madsen, Antony Starr

Wait, there's already a second season of this show somewhere?
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Re: American Gothic (CBS) -- Season 1 Thread -- S: Virginia Madsen, Antony Starr

Oops, I meant episode 2.
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Re: American Gothic (CBS) -- Season 1 Thread -- S: Virginia Madsen, Antony Starr

Dont shows like this need at least one person that the audience can root for? I am having trouble finding that person.
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Re: American Gothic (CBS) -- Season 1 Thread -- S: Virginia Madsen, Antony Starr

So the creepy kid knows all about forensics and doesn't know what cremation is? Uh, okay.
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Re: American Gothic (CBS) -- Season 1 Thread -- S: Virginia Madsen, Antony Starr

Writing on this show is sooo bad.
Guy dies from an air tube squeeze.
therapist fires the kid and says I can't help him get out and the parents never ask why.
Cop who is married to one of them thinks the "butler/gardener" did it.
Woman who lost her foot has a meeting with the owner of the company without her lawyer?


I'll keep watching because I want to know who the killer is.
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Re: American Gothic (CBS) -- Season 1 Thread -- S: Virginia Madsen, Antony Starr

I gave up after three episodes. This show is basically a soapy whodunit. It's not bad per se and the casting is pretty good, but I can see why CBS relegated this to the summer.
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Re: American Gothic (CBS) -- Season 1 Thread -- S: Virginia Madsen, Antony Starr

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Writing on this show is sooo bad.
Guy dies from an air tube squeeze.
therapist fires the kid and says I can't help him get out and the parents never ask why.
Cop who is married to one of them thinks the "butler/gardener" did it.
Woman who lost her foot has a meeting with the owner of the company without her lawyer?


I'll keep watching because I want to know who the killer is.
Yeah, this show is a trainwreck, but I can't stop watching.
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Re: American Gothic (CBS) -- Season 1 Thread -- S: Virginia Madsen, Antony Starr

Isnt it obvious this is a time travel show and the kid did it all?
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Re: American Gothic (CBS) -- Season 1 Thread -- S: Virginia Madsen, Antony Starr

The child character is largely what drove me away. It's a weird sub-story likely foreshadowing that psychopathy runs deeply in the family.
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Re: American Gothic (CBS) -- Season 1 Thread -- S: Virginia Madsen, Antony Starr

the psycho kid is still on the loose being a psycho (as of ep 8)

this is what starr destroyed banshee for? jesus christ
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Re: American Gothic (CBS) -- Season 1 Thread -- S: Virginia Madsen, Antony Starr

Mom would be too obvious as the killer, right?
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Re: American Gothic (CBS) -- Season 1 Thread -- S: Virginia Madsen, Antony Starr

This weeks ep apparently showed us the SBK but the face was i shadow.
Next weeks ep is ondemand on Dtv but not in hd.

Anyone?
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Re: American Gothic (CBS) -- Season 1 Thread -- S: Virginia Madsen, Antony Starr

Saw the thread title and thought this might be about Shaun Cassidy's American Gothic. Couldn't they have thought of a different name for this show? As far as I'm concerned, there is only one American Gothic series and this ain't it.

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Re: American Gothic (CBS) -- Season 1 Thread -- S: Virginia Madsen, Antony Starr

even for a summer show this was terrible, gj starr this is what u left banshee for
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Re: American Gothic (CBS) -- Season 1 Thread -- S: Virginia Madsen, Antony Starr

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even for a summer show this was terrible, gj starr this is what u left banshee for

Banshee was over, pretty sure he wanted to keep working.

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