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Fargo Season 3 (contains spoilers)

Discussion in 'TV' started by Bernie Lomax, Apr 21, 2017.

  1. Bernie Lomax

    Bernie Lomax Well-Known Member

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    Anyone watch the first episode? I really liked the prologue, cast good, Ewan McGregor doing what he does best i.e. playing not one but two charming arseholes. Nasty death scene. Felt a bit similar to season 2 but when it's done so well I don't mind.
     
  2. chris d

    chris d Well-Known Member

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    Didn't even realise it was finished shooting.

    What is the time setting compared to the first two seasons?
     
  3. Bernie Lomax

    Bernie Lomax Well-Known Member

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    it's set in 2010. no links to the previous seasons yet as far as i can tell
     
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  4. Unicron

    Unicron Well-Known Member

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    I wasn't sure about the stunt casting when I first encountered it but soon got past it. I thought the episode was excellent. Carrie Coon is good, I like her
     
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  5. Bernie Lomax

    Bernie Lomax Well-Known Member

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    Three episodes in and this hasn't really found its groove yet. Hopefully the story picks up a bit.
     
  6. Unicron

    Unicron Well-Known Member

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    I liked the first 2 episodes, and have really warmed to the McGregor thing, but didn't much care for the most recent episode (aside from the bar scene).

    Best thing about it has been the Mary Elizabeth Winstead*/Shitty brother storyline.

    * I would drop an AC unit on any of you fuckers' head if she asked me to.
     
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  7. Bernie Lomax

    Bernie Lomax Well-Known Member

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    I'm a Carrie Coon man myself but I hear ya.
     
  8. hermie

    hermie Well-Known Member

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    Nikki has to be one of the most likeable femme fatale's ever scripted. Totally smitten with Mary Elizabeth Winstead. Ewan McGregor playing those two roles is surprisingly effective. But Michael Stuhlberg is stealing the show as Sy. It's going to be hard to square my love for both him and Nikki as the story unfolds.
     
  9. Unicron

    Unicron Well-Known Member

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    I've had a thing for her for years, and my secret shame is that I find the Minnosotta accent quite hot, so I'm completely gone.
     
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  10. Bernie Lomax

    Bernie Lomax Well-Known Member

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    Episode 5 is a cracker.
     
  11. hermie

    hermie Well-Known Member

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    Anyone caught up on the latest episode? Way too try-hard and the constant allusions to other Coen works is now getting extremely tiresome. But the opening 15 mins or so, wow! Nikki is now my favourite character from all 3 seasons of the show. Which is no feint praise when up against Betsy, Lorne, Mike Milligan et al.
     
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  12. IFF

    IFF Well-Known Member

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    Not reading it as I am watching on channel 4 so I am sure above are spoilers.

    Anyway at the end of the most recent episode on channel 4(the one after the trip to LA), they had the continuity announcer say at the end

    If you are affected by any of the issues in the episode, you can contact our support line.

    I was thinking, being affected by the issues, you don't need a support line to contact, you need a solicitor to contact
     
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  13. hermie

    hermie Well-Known Member

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    Ok will hold off on the spoilers other than to say really enjoyed the season, great last episode. Nikki <3
     
  14. Bernie Lomax

    Bernie Lomax Well-Known Member

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    Thought that season was poor. They should stop doing this now.
     
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  15. hermie

    hermie Well-Known Member

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    Really? Apart from Ray Wise's character I thought this season was stupendous. The best yet.
     
  16. moose

    moose Born to raise hell. Staff Member Supporter

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    Did anyone get a count on the clock at the end?
     
  17. Bernie Lomax

    Bernie Lomax Well-Known Member

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    There wasn't one interesting character in the whole season. When the big lad from season 1 showed up I let out a groan.
     
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