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Old 12-06-21, 09:01 AM
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Station Eleven (HBO Max) - S: Mackenzie Davis, Himesh Patel, Lori Petty - premieres 12/16/21


A limited series based on Emily St. John Mandelís international bestseller, Station Eleven is a post-apocalyptic saga that follows survivors of a devastating flu as they attempt to rebuild and reimagine the world anew while holding on to the best of what's been lost. Streaming December 16, on HBO Max.

PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
∑ Daniel Zovatto as The Prophet
∑ Danielle Deadwyler as Miranda Carroll
∑ David Wilmot as Clark
∑ Gael GarcŪa Bernal as Arthur
∑ Himesh Patel as Jeevan
∑ Lori Petty as The Conductor
∑ Mackenzie Davis as Kirsten
∑ Matilda Lawler as Young Kirsten
∑ Nabhaan Rizwan as Frank Chaudhary
∑ Philippine Velge as Alexandra

CREW INFORMATION:
∑ David Nicksay as CO-EP
∑ Dylan Russell as EP
∑ Emily St. John Mandel as BOOK
∑ Hiro Murai as EP/DIR (Pilot)
∑ Jeremy Podeswa as EP
∑ Jessica Rhoades as EP
∑ Nate Matteson as EP
∑ Nick Cuse as CO-EP
∑ Patrick Somerville as CRTR/EP
∑ Scott Delman as EP
∑ Scott Steindorff as EP
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Re: Station Eleven (HBO Max) - S: Mackenzie Davis, Himesh Patel, Lori Petty - premieres 12/16/21

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Re: Station Eleven (HBO Max) - S: Mackenzie Davis, Himesh Patel, Lori Petty - premieres 12/16/21

I really enjoyed the book so I'm interested in this but the timing kind of sucks LOL I honestly can't recall the last time I saw Lori Petty in something but I enjoy her acting so I'm looking forward to this.
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Re: Station Eleven (HBO Max) - S: Mackenzie Davis, Himesh Patel, Lori Petty - premieres 12/16/21

Looks interesting and I like Mackenzie Davis. I'll check it out.

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I honestly can't recall the last time I saw Lori Petty in something but I enjoy her acting so I'm looking forward to this.
Petty had a recurring role as a mentally ill character in the last few seasons of Orange Is the New Black.
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Re: Station Eleven (HBO Max) - S: Mackenzie Davis, Himesh Patel, Lori Petty - premieres 12/16/21

my wife and I burned through the first three episodes of this over the weekend. It's really pretty good. Coincidently my son also watched it and really liked it too. We all read the book a year or so back and enjoyed it but I don't think the first episode really follows the book too closely as far as I can recall. Worth checking this out if you have a chance. The drop schedule for the show is odd, three episodes then two a week followed by two more and then the finale by itself not clear why they went that route, my guess is to try and get eyeballs on it competing against Netflix dropping full seasons at once.
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Re: Station Eleven (HBO Max) - S: Mackenzie Davis, Himesh Patel, Lori Petty - premieres 12/16/21

I just watched eps 1-3. I really like it so far. The show jumps back and forth in time, and episode 3 is entirely about a character I think we only get a small moment with in episode 1. The tone and writing is different from some post-apocalyptic fare like, say, the Walking Dead shows or Y: The Last Man. I've seen Station Eleven compared to The Leftovers (which I loved), and that feels right to me in terms of the storytelling sensibilities, but without--so far--any supernatural premise. I am looking forward to the next episodes.
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Re: Station Eleven (HBO Max) - S: Mackenzie Davis, Himesh Patel, Lori Petty - premieres 12/16/21

Finished the first 2 episodes. First episode was good enough to draw me in, second episode was interesting - not what I would expect in a post-apocalyptic world, but there were are few scenes/events which lead me to believe not everything is what it seems.
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Re: Station Eleven (HBO Max) - S: Mackenzie Davis, Himesh Patel, Lori Petty - premieres 12/16/21

I was looking for something to read and the kindle book was available at my local library so I am re-reading this now. The book starts out in a theater in Toronto instead of Chicago and follows a very similar storyline to the show so far. the main difference is the child actor does not get an escort home and the guy that goes on stage is an actual paramedic but it's minor plot points for the most part they changed. Looking forward to seeing more of the story unfold in the series and the book is pretty good too, worth a read if you are looking for something that might be a bit dark. Thankfully COVID is not as bad as what happens in the book.
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Re: Station Eleven (HBO Max) - S: Mackenzie Davis, Himesh Patel, Lori Petty - premieres 12/16/21

Just watched episodes 4 and 5 and they are both very good. Ep 4 continues the Travelling Symphony storyline (20 years after the plague) and Ep 5 is a flashback to show what happened to some other characters during the first days after the outbreak. Some significant threads connecting them all are revealed, and shit just got real for the symphony.
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Re: Station Eleven (HBO Max) - S: Mackenzie Davis, Himesh Patel, Lori Petty - premieres 12/16/21

I binged all of the available episodes on NYE and it's just an ok show. Some of the characters really irritate me. Mackenzie is great, though.
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Re: Station Eleven (HBO Max) - S: Mackenzie Davis, Himesh Patel, Lori Petty - premieres 12/16/21

Ignore the post above.

I have binged this all this week, and I came to post that I highly recommend it.

Last episode is coming up this week, and it's going to be a self-contained, one-off, 10 episode mini-series. It's a puzzle-box show, and I know people around here like that.

No, you're not going to like all the characters, and let's just say the pace is deliberate, but it is like LOST where you become invested in the reveals, and of the nine episodes so far, I would say three are just great hours of drama.

I wouldn't make this a general recommendation, but if you are in that LOST-fan group that keeps getting burned by shows that don't have a plan or go on too long, then S11 is for you.
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Re: Station Eleven (HBO Max) - S: Mackenzie Davis, Himesh Patel, Lori Petty - premieres 12/16/21

I'm loving this. My favorite new show of the year.
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Re: Station Eleven (HBO Max) - S: Mackenzie Davis, Himesh Patel, Lori Petty - premieres 12/16/21

I really like the pilot and the subsequent few episode, but 6 and 7 were a real chore to get through for me. I think I'm out ...
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Re: Station Eleven (HBO Max) - S: Mackenzie Davis, Himesh Patel, Lori Petty - premieres 12/16/21

I've enjoyed this show quite a bit but episode 9 for me was a drag. Nice to see them resolve and explain that plot point but the premise of that episode felt really forced and sort of ridiculous.
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Re: Station Eleven (HBO Max) - S: Mackenzie Davis, Himesh Patel, Lori Petty - premieres 12/16/21

I feel like something was missing at the beginning of episode 8. We see Kirsten wake up after the attack from the bandana guys, and Tyler is there. He explains that he looked after her while she was unconscious. Okay, but... after that, she seems to just accept him as an ally way too easily. I mean, didn't he send children in to the golf course clubhouse as freakin' suicide bombers and take out some of Kirsten's friends? He blew up little kids. And now all of a sudden she's working with him? Not to mention that she had tried to murder him and left him for dead when they first met. But, hey, forget all that and let's go fuck with the people at the airport.
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Re: Station Eleven (HBO Max) - S: Mackenzie Davis, Himesh Patel, Lori Petty - premieres 12/16/21

Watch the final episode last night. Real enjoyed the series.
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Got misty eyes when Kirsten and Jeevan found each other and hugged.

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Re: Station Eleven (HBO Max) - S: Mackenzie Davis, Himesh Patel, Lori Petty - premieres 12/16/21

Overall I would say they did a fair job with the show. They added a ton of stuff not in the book and went way off script in doing so but I think I honestly enjoyed at least 8 of the 10 episodes. It has the potential for re-watchability as well which is not something I often do with a limited series. I liked the ending - didn't love it, but felt it was a good way to end and there really is no need for a second season which is nice in that it's self-contained. Some pretty good acting overall from the majority of the cast.
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Re: Station Eleven (HBO Max) - S: Mackenzie Davis, Himesh Patel, Lori Petty - premieres 12/16/21

came across this interview with the show creator thought some of you might enjoy it. Some interesting bits of how COVID played into the production.

https://slate.com/culture/2022/01/st...k-changes.html
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Finished the series and thought it was great. I had read the book years ago but didn't remember much from it.
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Re: Station Eleven (HBO Max) - S: Mackenzie Davis, Himesh Patel, Lori Petty - premieres 12/16/21

The wife and I are in the middle of the series right now.

very interesting.

donít mind the jumping around because of the little reveals along the way.

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Re: Station Eleven (HBO Max) - S: Mackenzie Davis, Himesh Patel, Lori Petty - premieres 12/16/21

Chalk me up as someone who wanted to love this but hated it. I kept waiting for a twist or something to actually happen and then.... it's over. These self-righteous a-holes are so worried about their travelling symphony and the constant back-and-forth with the comic book really provided no payoff, IMO. I wish I could get my 8 hours back.
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Re: Station Eleven (HBO Max) - S: Mackenzie Davis, Himesh Patel, Lori Petty - premieres 12/16/21

Finished it this evening.

Easily one of my favorites in recent memory.

the score is fantastic, too.

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