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Old 09-01-21, 01:26 AM
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re: Only Murders in the Building (Hulu) - S: Short, Martin, Gomez - premieres 8/31/21

Iíve forgotten how much I have missed smart funny Steve Martin in my life (as opposed to slapstick or romcom Steve Martin). How long has it been? Shopgirl (2005) I guess. Heís so fun to watch. One of my all time favorite comedians. The bit with the ..,found objectÖin the freezer?

Has Nathan Lane ever played more than his one signature role? In everything he does (and Lord does he work a lot) heís playing the same guy.

I was wondering why Amy Ryan appears in the opening credits. It took three episodes to even see her in one scene. Hopefully she gets a bigger part in later episodes.
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re: Only Murders in the Building (Hulu) - S: Short, Martin, Gomez - premieres 8/31/21

5 minutes into episode 3 and Iím over it. I donít care for the quirky storytelling techniques and especially not the theatrical play quirk.

Iím fine with the actors though.
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re: Only Murders in the Building (Hulu) - S: Short, Martin, Gomez - premieres 8/31/21

Well, this one surprised me. I expected it to be o.k.at best, but this is a great show. Every single person on it is fantastic. And Short, Marin and Gomez work beautifully together.
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re: Only Murders in the Building (Hulu) - S: Short, Martin, Gomez - premieres 8/31/21

I'm really liking this show so far.
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re: Only Murders in the Building (Hulu) - S: Short, Martin, Gomez - premieres 8/31/21

It's a fun show so far but I don't think it needs all the character backstory (like Gomez having a past with the killed guy). The random three of them teaming up only because of their love of murder podcasts would have been enough to keep it going, IMO.
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re: Only Murders in the Building (Hulu) - S: Short, Martin, Gomez - premieres 8/31/21

Originally Posted by Noonan
It's a fun show so far but I don't think it needs all the character backstory (like Gomez having a past with the killed guy). The random three of them teaming up only because of their love of murder podcasts would have been enough to keep it going, IMO.
We're only 3 episodes in. Maybe they are doing the backstory now for a reason.
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re: Only Murders in the Building (Hulu) - S: Short, Martin, Gomez - premieres 8/31/21

I think the fact that all three have secrets that they are hiding from each other makes it way more interesting.
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re: Only Murders in the Building (Hulu) - S: Short, Martin, Gomez - premieres 8/31/21

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Has Nathan Lane ever played more than his one signature role? In everything he does (and Lord does he work a lot) he’s playing the same guy.
Just as of late... American Crime Story and Penny Dreadful.
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re: Only Murders in the Building (Hulu) - S: Short, Martin, Gomez - premieres 8/31/21

I know Selena Gomez has had a bunch of health issues, but man does her face look different.
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re: Only Murders in the Building (Hulu) - S: Short, Martin, Gomez - premieres 8/31/21

Made it through 1.5 episodes with the wife and she pulled the plug because she didnít care about the mystery and thought the humor was fairly mediocre. I mostly agree with her, but will probably keep watching on my own just out of the enjoyment/curiosity of seeing Martin and Short in what will likely be some of their last performances.
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re: Only Murders in the Building (Hulu) - S: Short, Martin, Gomez - premieres 8/31/21

Originally Posted by Deftones
I know Selena Gomez has had a bunch of health issues, but man does her face look different.
Looks like a nose job... maybe some other stuff.
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re: Only Murders in the Building (Hulu) - S: Short, Martin, Gomez - premieres 8/31/21

The thread title is incorrect.
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Re: Only Murderers in the Building (Hulu) - S: Short, Martin, Gomez - premieres 8/31/21

Originally Posted by Count Dooku
The thread title is incorrect.
What's incorrect? It's Only Murders in the Building. Not Murderers, as I had thought
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Re: Only Murders in the Building (Hulu) - S: Short, Martin, Gomez - premieres 8/31/21

The frozen cat thing and that whole scene in the apartment had my wife and I laughing hysterically. Good stuff.
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Re: Only Murders in the Building (Hulu) - S: Short, Martin, Gomez - premieres 8/31/21

Originally Posted by Count Dooku
The thread title is incorrect.
How so?
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Re: Only Murders in the Building (Hulu) - S: Short, Martin, Gomez - premieres 8/31/21

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How so?
Look closely at post #39 and you will see it.
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Re: Only Murders in the Building (Hulu) - S: Short, Martin, Gomez - premieres 8/31/21

I saw that. I just assumed a mod fucked with my post.
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Re: Only Murders in the Building (Hulu) - S: Short, Martin, Gomez - premieres 8/31/21

So this is weekly? Next to not till tomorrow at 9? Why did someone say they saw 5 eps?
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Re: Only Murders in the Building (Hulu) - S: Short, Martin, Gomez - premieres 8/31/21

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I saw that. I just assumed a mod fucked with my post.
There's a lot of that going around.
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So this is weekly? Next to not till tomorrow at 9? Why did someone say they saw 5 eps?
Three episodes dropped last week. Then weekly for the remaining 7.
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Re: Only Murders in the Building (Hulu) - S: Short, Martin, Gomez - premieres 8/31/21

Ty.
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Re: Only Murders in the Building (Hulu) - S: Short, Martin, Gomez - premieres 8/31/21

Episode 4 and Sting
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Re: Only Murders in the Building (Hulu) - S: Short, Martin, Gomez - premieres 8/31/21

Liking but not loving this series so far, but I really liked Sting and the bassoonist.
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Re: Only Murders in the Building (Hulu) - S: Short, Martin, Gomez - premieres 8/31/21

I wasn't feeling this show so much during the first 3 episodes but this 4th one grabbed me. I loved Martin's story with Amy Ryan, and the payoff with Bugs and Porky. The Sting stuff was funny. And I almost am starting to give a damn about the mystery. Plus, you can't go wrong with a scene with Tina Fey. I also just enjoy the comedy of a millennial woman trying to be friends with these two old men (The guy from U2?).

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