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Re: The White Lotus (HBO) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 10/30/22

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Just a lot of table setting in Episode 1. Curious to see where it goes.
Nice to see Michael Imperioli in something again. I'm sure I must have seen him in something since The Sopranos but nothing I can remember.
he had a recurring role in "Lucifer"
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Re: The White Lotus (HBO) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 10/30/22

I enjoyed it for the most part.

at Laura Dern flipping out on the phone as Imperioli's wife.
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Re: The White Lotus (HBO) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 10/30/22

This was simply divine. A great start with the new cast. I loved it, absolutely. I know there’s still a lot to come but the coming attractions and charming segment with Coolidge and Richardson gives me very high hopes for a great season.

I remember Mike White from Chuck and Buck. I believed he wrote and directed that too. Not 100. But that and School of Rock and knowing he was a comedian early on makes this show an unbelievably inventive creation.
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Re: The White Lotus (HBO) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 10/30/22

This seems like its gonna be good after watching ep 1. That Italian Hotel Manager is gorgeous.
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Re: The White Lotus (HBO) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 10/30/22

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Ah I forgot how everyone is supposed to be delightfully unlikable on this series. White succeeded well again in that regard, as well as the gratuitous penis flash.

This is by far Aubrey Plaza's most normal role (and she looks great in it)
Yeah, it took me a minute to place him from The Time Traveler's Wife, and then I thought, "please don't continue that series' theme with far too much man ass," and was sadly disappointed to get both sides, plus an added dose of Uncle Rico ass.

Regardless, I expect to enjoy the series.
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Re: The White Lotus (HBO) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 10/30/22

Aubrey Plaza in a swimsuit is a plus for me.
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loved it. Great start. Had to wait for my wife to come back from a work trip and that was a struggle.

great setup. Love they kept the formula. Also if you enjoy this please watch bad sisters on appletv.
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Re: The White Lotus (HBO) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 10/30/22

Don’t know if I want to guess who ends up dead. But enjoying this a lot
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Re: The White Lotus (HBO) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 10/30/22

"Peppa Pig?"

And Aubrey's offer, toward the end... Yes, please!

On a different note, wasn't Tom Hollander supposed to be in this? I haven't seen him, yet.
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Re: The White Lotus (HBO) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 10/30/22

"This is such a beautiful view. I wonder if anyone’s ever jumped from here.”

I wish we got more focus on the staff because Valentina is great.
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Re: The White Lotus (HBO) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 10/30/22

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"Peppa Pig?"
I laughed hard at that.
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On a different note, wasn't Tom Hollander supposed to be in this? I haven't seen him, yet.
I guess his character hasn't been introduced yet.
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Re: The White Lotus (HBO) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 10/30/22

Aubrey Plaza must have it in her contract that all male stars must be nude in her presence.

This season is a bit slower and the people are slightly less terrible.

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Re: The White Lotus (HBO) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 10/30/22

Aubrey Plaza looked so grown and delicious at the dinner scene in ep 2. She is aging nicely.

That said, ep 2 was good but felt like it dragged a bit. I'm also not liking how they have made Tanya more annoying and even crazier than before, I felt like thy hit a nice sweet spot with how fucked up she is in Season 1 that made you feel a bit for her without being annoyed by her. But now it's like they are going all in and making her a clown.
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^I agree, on both counts.
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I’m liking it for sure, but the one character that bothers me is F. Murray’s. I don’t take to fart jokes and creepy interactions with beautiful women too well.

And the Italian hooker is hot as hell.
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Re: The White Lotus (HBO) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 10/30/22

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And the Italian hooker is hot as hell.
Indeed. And the actress' last name is Tobasco! And she has a chili pepper tattoo on her arm. Perfection.
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Re: The White Lotus (HBO) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 10/30/22

More Monica Vitti references. From L'Avventura




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Re: The White Lotus (HBO) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 10/30/22

Didn't catch that. Thanks

Was thrilled to hang out at Michael Corleone's place. That was a cool location to visit.
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^^Ahhh. Thank you for that. The scene was soooo familiar, but I couldn't remember what it was from. I watched L'Avventura on the Criterion Channel, a little while back.

Also, Tom Hollander finally shows up!
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Re: The White Lotus (HBO) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 10/30/22

I really feel like Tanya is dragging down this season. She's not funny (except for the Vespa scene) and she's way too crazy to care about. She's whiny and I just don't want to spend any time with her character this season. Which is weird because she was so much fun in Season 1.
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Yep they went way over the top with her this season but it sort of fits the character now that she isn't mourning.

Hopefully it gets toned down a bit as we move into the second half.
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Re: The White Lotus (HBO) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 10/30/22

Also in the background of the scenes with the group at the hotel bar was the crazy haired guy from Emily in Paris ( I'm sure )

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2708109/

Although not listed on is imdb
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Re: The White Lotus (HBO) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 10/30/22

Who was the guy in the pool at the end, eavesdropping on Portia and Albie? Seemed like he was important in the shot but I had no idea who he was.
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Re: The White Lotus (HBO) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 10/30/22

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Who was the guy in the pool at the end, eavesdropping on Portia and Albie? Seemed like he was important in the shot but I had no idea who he was.
Seemed like just an "aggressive" guy she claims to normally be attracted to.

I'm not sure if it was him, but it looked like the actor Joe Cole. If it was, I assume it will be more than just that appearance.
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Re: The White Lotus (HBO) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 10/30/22

It seems likely that Portia is going to sleep with him, ruining any possibility of a relationship with Albie.

Albie goes of the deep end, and swimming bro is the mysterious death of the season.

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