Re: Off Topic - Homeland TV Series
Posted by: RAMSAY ()
Date: December 08, 2013 01:52AM

Hey there Figge - taking a break from managing your fantasy footie team ;-)


The first season is very much worth watching, an exceptional piece of television. The second season has some incredible, jaw dropping moments but does slightly morph into 24 half way through and then takes some bizarre twists and turns with regards one of the antagonists.

At present, however, the third season is fucking laughable. There are certain elements that make it just about watchable, but it's like they've sacked all the smart, talented writers from season one and brought in a load of amateurs who don't seem to think that logic and common sense are that important. It's developed so many holes and resorted to some really cheap narrative sleight of hand techniques that are meant to amaze us, but just make us feel cheated, as the set ups are so poorly botched the pay offs feel completely incoherent with regards what's proceeded them.

The problem is that after the climax to season 2 they've pretty much shot their load, and this third one feels like they're scrambling around trying to figure out where to go next. The central premise of seasons 1 and 2 couldn't last forever, and in truth it feels like no one has any clue what direction the show should go in.

But defo watch season 1 and 2 mate.

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Off Topic - Homeland TV Series 419 Figge 12/07/2013 11:23PM
Re: Off Topic - Homeland TV Series239 RAMSAY 12/08/2013 01:52AM
Re: Off Topic - Homeland TV Series 200 Figge 12/08/2013 02:06AM
Re: Off Topic - Homeland TV Series 188 2littleangels 12/08/2013 02:07AM
Re: Off Topic - Homeland TV Series 173 Deuce 12/08/2013 04:23AM
Re: Off Topic - Homeland TV Series 159 Gill 12/08/2013 04:52AM
Re: Off Topic - Homeland TV Series 130 Quicksand 12/09/2013 12:54AM
Re: Off Topic - Homeland TV Series 128 RAMSAY 12/09/2013 07:33AM
Re: Off Topic - Homeland TV Series 133 Deuce 12/09/2013 10:58AM
Re: Off Topic - Homeland TV Series 127 RAMSAY 12/09/2013 08:56PM
Re: Off Topic - Homeland TV Series 111 Deuce 12/09/2013 10:17PM
Re: Off Topic - Homeland TV Series 129 MIKE 12/09/2013 04:22AM
Re: Off Topic - Homeland TV Series 101 blm 12/09/2013 06:28PM
Re: Off Topic - Homeland TV Series 116 Cressy 12/09/2013 08:29PM
Re: Off Topic - Homeland TV Series 124 RAMSAY 12/09/2013 09:13PM
Re: Off Topic - Homeland TV Series 118 kaneudeck 12/10/2013 01:24AM
Re: Off Topic - Homeland TV Series 102 Quicksand 12/10/2013 06:05AM
Re: Off Topic - Homeland TV Series 114 RAMSAY 12/10/2013 07:04AM
Re: Off Topic - Homeland TV Series 91 SecurityMark 12/11/2013 04:55AM
Re: Off Topic - Homeland TV Series 69 blm 12/11/2013 07:57PM
Re: Off Topic - Homeland TV Series 56 SecurityMark 12/12/2013 05:27AM


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