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Old 04-08-18, 01:02 PM
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Killing Eve (BBC America, AMC) -- S: Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer -- Premieres 4/8/18






Starring Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer, Killing Eve centers on two women: Eve (Oh) is a bored, whip-smart, pay-grade MI5 security officer whose desk-bound job doesn’t fulfill her fantasies of being a spy. Villanelle (Comer) is a mercurial, talented killer who clings to the luxuries her violent job affords her. Penned by Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag) and based on the novellas by Luke Jennings, Killing Eve will follow these two women, equally obsessed with each other, as they go head to head in an epic game of cat and mouse.


8 episode 1st season

Already renewed for a 2nd season by BBC America



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Reviews for this have been pretty good so far.

Currently at 100% on Rotten Tomatoes with 21 reviews.

https://www.rottentomatoes.com/tv/killing_eve/s01/
Old 04-08-18, 11:55 PM
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re: Killing Eve (BBC America, AMC) -- S: Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer -- Premieres 4/8/18

Well...that was fantastic, and I eagerly look forward to the remaining 7 episodes.
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re: Killing Eve (BBC America, AMC) -- S: Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer -- Premieres 4/8/18

I've always found Sandra Oh a bit off-putting, -and her years as her "Grey's Anatomy" character didn't help, -but I rather enjoyed her work here.
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re: Killing Eve (BBC America, AMC) -- S: Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer -- Premieres 4/8/18

The scene in the beginning where the one lady was describing how the victim was killed and Sandra's reaction was hilarious.
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re: Killing Eve (BBC America, AMC) -- S: Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer -- Premieres 4/8/18

This seems a little misadvertised to me. The tone is much lighter. Regardless, good first episode.
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re: Killing Eve (BBC America, AMC) -- S: Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer -- Premieres 4/8/18

BBC America agressively marketed this show. I got new DVR recordings of Broadchurch, Doctor Who, and Orphan Black, ostensibly for specials that were really promos for Killing Eve. The Doctor Who recording was 2 minutes of "The Women of Doctor Who" followed by 5 minute promo for Killing Eve. The Orphan Black special was actually 30 minutes long of 5 fan favorite scenes, with Killing Eve promos in all the commercial breaks, followed by the first episode of Killing Eve days before the "premiere."

It almost turned me off the show, which is a shame because I liked the first episode.

Edit: BTW, I liked the song they used in the promos, which is "Issues" by Julia Michaels
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re: Killing Eve (BBC America, AMC) -- S: Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer -- Premieres 4/8/18

From the looks of this thread it seems not many were interested in this show which is a shame because I think it was fantastic. I was reminded about this series when the Golden Globe nominations were announced and binged the entire season today.

While Sandra Oh was very good it's Jodie Comer who steals the show as the doe-eyed psychopath. Part psychological drama, part crime procedural with a fair amount of humor mixed in, this is highly recommended. Plus, since it's only (8) 42 minute episodes it's not that much of a time commitment.
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It's also all up on Hulu, for anybody that cares.
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re: Killing Eve (BBC America, AMC) -- S: Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer -- Premieres 4/8/18

I really liked the first season. Looking forward to season 2.
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re: Killing Eve (BBC America, AMC) -- S: Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer -- Premieres 4/8/18

This was surprisingly good. Feels like forever since it was on, though.

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re: Killing Eve (BBC America, AMC) -- S: Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer -- Premieres 4/8/18

I thought it was a great show and I can't wait for season 2.
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re: Killing Eve (BBC America, AMC) -- S: Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer -- Premieres 4/8/18

It was definitely something different and off-beat. I wouldn't say I loved it, it felt a little contrived at times and I hate watching shows where the protagonist is an unsympathetic killer.
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re: Killing Eve (BBC America, AMC) -- S: Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer -- Premieres 4/8/18

I've watched the first four episodes and I'm shocked all the accolades are going to Sandra Oh and not Jodie Comer.
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re: Killing Eve (BBC America, AMC) -- S: Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer -- Premieres 4/8/18

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I've watched the first four episodes and I'm shocked all the accolades are going to Sandra Oh and not Jodie Comer.
Well, I mean, they've both been nominated for awards:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Killing_Eve#Accolades

Sandra Oh has a few more nominations overall, but that could possibly be political, considering she's the "star", or bigger name, and the show may not want to submit both actresses for the same category, thinking it might split the vote and let some other show win.
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re: Killing Eve (BBC America, AMC) -- S: Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer -- Premieres 4/8/18

Because people really care about the Golden Derby awards... Ok, if you want to get specific about it... I've watched the first four episodes and I'm shocked that Emmy and Golden Globe nominations are going to Sandra Oh and not Jodie Comer.

There's no comparison. I don't care for the award politics of it.
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re: Killing Eve (BBC America, AMC) -- S: Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer -- Premieres 4/8/18

It does feel like Sandra Oh playing Sandra Oh once again in the role. She's the "bigger" name and producers likely picked her to push in award season, even if the other female lead is doing a much better job.
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re: Killing Eve (BBC America, AMC) -- S: Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer -- Premieres 4/8/18

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Because people really care about the Golden Derby awards...
Well, there's also the Television Critics Association Awards and the Critics' Choice Television Awards.

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Ok, if you want to get specific about it... I've watched the first four episodes and I'm shocked that Emmy and Golden Globe nominations are going to Sandra Oh and not Jodie Comer.

There's no comparison. I don't care for the award politics of it.
Then you don't care for awards. I learned a long time ago that awards aren't a true determination of quality, there's always going to be politics and bias.
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re: Killing Eve (BBC America, AMC) -- S: Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer -- Premieres 4/8/18

Binged the first four eps last night (kinda had to, as I have less than 8 hours free on my DVR and wouldn't have been able to record the whole thing). Very enjoyable, and very binge-able. The remaining four eps will probably all be watched before the end of the long weekend. They got me from the moment Villanelle
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re: Killing Eve (BBC America, AMC) -- S: Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer -- Premieres 4/8/18

In general with tv award nominations the bigger name actor/actress will usually get the nod.Comer definitely deserved more awards,but she is a UK based actress and her series also isn't on a high visibility network(HBO,SHO,Netflix,FX etc.) who can push people to nominations. Even the monster smash Game Of Thrones watched by considerably more amounts of people,the only Emmy acting nomination in season 1 was for veteran Us based actor Peter Dinkledge.
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^ True. It took a long time for Tatiana Maslany to get recognized come award season (and for a show on the same network. Hmmmm.), and while she finally did, her better work was in earlier seasons of Orphan.
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re: Killing Eve (BBC America, AMC) -- S: Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer -- Premieres 4/8/18

Binged this earlier in the year. Love both women in it and I can't wait for the 2nd season.
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re: Killing Eve (BBC America, AMC) -- S: Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer -- Premieres 4/8/18

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^ True. It took a long time for Tatiana Maslany to get recognized come award season (and for a show on the same network. Hmmmm.), and while she finally did, her better work was in earlier seasons of Orphan.
I don't know that her work was all that much better in the first season. I just think the material was better. For instance, they never really knew what to do with Helena after season one. It was like a character who was supposed to go away in the first season, but they liked her too much to get rid of her.

As for Killing Eve, I would echo the sentiments that Comer was the one that really popped in this show. Thought she was really good in White Princess as well. I didn't think KE was quite as good as the buzz it received though.
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