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Old 06-26-19, 11:29 AM
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Re: Euphoria (HBO) -- S: Zendaya -- premieres 6/16/19

Yikes; that's a lot of twigs and berries.
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Re: Euphoria (HBO) -- S: Zendaya -- premieres 6/16/19

By the way, was anyone else as amused as I was by the line from the opening episode: "This isn't the 80's. You need to catch a dick"?

The entirety of my teenage years was in the 80s, and we were told over and over again how immoral we were. And we were the generation of the teenage sex comedy film. Porky's, Losin' It, Fast Times, Little Darlings, Last American Virgin, and about 372 other movies all about teenagers having sex. Then Euphoria comes along, and it suddenly makes me feel like:
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Re: Euphoria (HBO) -- S: Zendaya -- premieres 6/16/19

Originally Posted by Spiderbite
Watched the first episode and it just seemed to be shocking for shock value sake with very little interesting story-wise. I have a 15 year old son and luckily he acts nothing like these kids (at least around me) but also doesn't hang out with kids like the ones portrayed either (and we aren't church-goers so he isn't surrounded by goody-goodies).

I thought the 7 year old drug hustler was a little hard to believe (especially the way he carried himself). The rest seemed sadly legit though.

I may try the second episode but the first one didn't grab me like I had hoped it would.
Worth watching the second episode- it is a marked improvement....even all the dicks had narrative purpose.
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Re: Euphoria (HBO) -- S: Zendaya -- premieres 6/16/19

Really, if you took away the internet and cell phones (and toned down the LGBT stuff), this thing could have been set in the 80s.
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Good third episode. Obviously it is hyperbolic and everyone looks like they are in their 20s, but I do think it is capturing the sheer terror many face that are not part of the "in" crowd in just finding their voice and space in life. Also great at portraying how the internet has just sort of made real interaction sort of secondary, everything is just an escape from real interaction with people...texting, sexting, camming, drugs all these things allow you to live in almost this bubble of detachment, so much so that just admitting you like something is so completely terrifying you need to hide. And also in Jules case, she needs the shield of anonymity to start most relationships outside of Rue. Some powerful stuff here, I like the character introductions at the beginning. Never has a show ever been so unafraid of showing cocks. I think there is an intention there, maybe some comment that young people are more comfortable with CFNM (which they overtly showed) situations than both being nude
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Re: Euphoria (HBO) -- S: Zendaya -- premieres 6/16/19

Originally Posted by johnnysd
Never has a show ever been so unafraid of showing cocks. I think there is an intention there, maybe some comment that young people are more comfortable with CFNM (which they overtly showed) situations than both being nude
A big part of Levinson's Assassination Nation was the sexual objectifying of women. I think, given the format and opportunity, he is exploiting and flipping the script on what type of nudity is come to be expected from HBO shows.
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Props to Kat for wearing a Meiko Kaji Female Prisoner: Scorpion shirt
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I wonder how many people keep tuning in to see Zendaya naked, but instead get assaulted by a bunch of big floppy dicks and fat guy tugging his micropenis.
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Sydney Sweeney makes up for all the flugelhorns we're subjected to.
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As a regular viewer of the show, that actually bums me out. I was hoping this would tell a complete story, with a satisfying ending, and not be an open-ended continuing saga.
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Truth...damn.
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Re: Euphoria (HBO) -- S: Zendaya -- premieres 6/16/19

Originally Posted by Paff
As a regular viewer of the show, that actually bums me out. I was hoping this would tell a complete story, with a satisfying ending, and not be an open-ended continuing saga.
Agreed. One season of this story feels special. More than that will just dilute what makes it unique.
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Agreed. One season of this story feels special. More than that will just dilute what makes it unique.
Expect double the amount of man bits to up the shock level.
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I thought this was a particularly strong episode, especially in the context of recent rape/assault allegations that are several years after the fact. They're dismissed as "why didn't they just report it then??", but here we see the mindset of the victim at the time it happens. A lot to think about...
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Originally Posted by Paff
I thought this was a particularly strong episode, especially in the context of recent rape/assault allegations that are several years after the fact. They're dismissed as "why didn't they just report it then??", but here we see the mindset of the victim at the time it happens. A lot to think about...
It was quite well done. Showed how everything can be stacked against the victim. Even herself.
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Re: Euphoria (HBO) -- S: Zendaya -- premieres 6/16/19

Originally Posted by Josh-da-man
I wonder how many people keep tuning in to see Zendaya naked, but instead get assaulted by a bunch of big floppy dicks and fat guy tugging his micropenis.
She is a smart kid... young lady but wanting to see her naked? lol... she has anything to see? She is so skinny, that if she turns sideways she disappears.
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Wow... This last episode really pissed me off, and depressed me. This is really not a happy show.
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Wow... This last episode really pissed me off, and depressed me. This is really not a happy show.
Yeah this episode made me really angry and upset, which is exactly what it intended to do.

Hopefully the police officer listens to her fur and figured it out
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So, was McKay actually raped during the frat hazing?

I was wondering why Cassie said "oh shit" while looking at the box of 'pons, thought it was a stash of some kind, then I saw a review that pointed out that it's an indication her period is late. This show is not always obvious in its reveals, like the subtle way they indicated (at first) that Jules was trans.
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Re: Euphoria (HBO) -- S: Zendaya -- premieres 6/16/19

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So, was McKay actually raped during the frat hazing?

I was wondering why Cassie said "oh shit" while looking at the box of 'pons, thought it was a stash of some kind, then I saw a review that pointed out that it's an indication her period is late. This show is not always obvious in its reveals, like the subtle way they indicated (at first) that Jules was trans.
I think he was just humiliated.

And, yeah, I figured the tampon box was an unfortunate indication that she was pregnant.
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Re: Euphoria (HBO) -- S: Zendaya -- premieres 6/16/19

Originally Posted by Paff
So, was McKay actually raped during the frat hazing?
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I think he was just humiliated.
They might have stuck a sharpie or some other small phallic object up his ass while they were holding him down.
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Re: Euphoria (HBO) -- S: Zendaya -- premieres 6/16/19

Wow, Disney Star all grown up. Zendaya certainly not MJ in this...

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