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Taboo
« on: January 12, 2017, 07:52:53 AM »

TOM hardy drama from BBC now on Netflix. Great reviews, I've seen the first 10 mins. Has potential.


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Re: Taboo
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2017, 11:19:43 AM »

Will refuse to watch anything with Hardy in it.
The man is a complete waste of upper class body hair.
He's like the Male Miley Cyrus to me. I get full skin crawls when I see him. This didn't even happen with Jimmy Saville. He could be the source of all mundane evil in this dimension given shape and an overgrown tongue.
I fucking dispise that fuck.
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Re: Taboo
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2017, 09:46:36 PM »

Excellent episode
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Re: Taboo
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2017, 10:21:56 AM »

It Picked up a little and there were some interesting scenes. Hardy is intense in his performance bit i dunno if thats enough. I'll give it one more episode.

Agreed. I don't think this show will work if it's just a vehicle to display Hardy's intensity. Fortunately there are some other good casting choices. If they are going to keep Hardy intense and mysterious, they need to give the other cast members time to shine.
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Re: Taboo
« Reply #4 on: January 15, 2017, 12:19:39 PM »

I thought the cast had some solid moments. Absolutely loved the lamd ownership reveal, I think it has potential but agree overall.
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Re: Taboo
« Reply #5 on: January 15, 2017, 01:09:09 PM »

Jonathan Pryce was great. So was Oona Chaplin although I'm biased because IMHO she is so damn beautiful.
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Re: Taboo
« Reply #6 on: January 16, 2017, 09:21:28 AM »

No I think they were having an incestuous relationship and the kid that Hardy is paying the old man to watch over is their child.
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Re: Taboo
« Reply #7 on: January 20, 2017, 12:52:29 PM »

Big ending moment on #2, but still...not the most compelling show. I'll give it one more episode.

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Re: Taboo
« Reply #8 on: January 20, 2017, 01:02:56 PM »

Will refuse to watch anything with Hardy in it.
The man is a complete waste of upper class body hair.
He's like the Male Miley Cyrus to me. I get full skin crawls when I see him. This didn't even happen with Jimmy Saville. He could be the source of all mundane evil in this dimension given shape and an overgrown tongue.
I fucking dispise that fuck.

If you ever feel like reassessing, I'd recommend Bronson. I was a fan after that.

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Re: Taboo
« Reply #9 on: January 22, 2017, 09:42:27 AM »

Second episode was a bit slower, but it had an interesting ending. Still think this has great potential
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Re: Taboo
« Reply #10 on: January 24, 2017, 05:35:37 PM »

It was alright. Something to put on during working out, but it's not wowing me.

It seems that Hardy and his crew will all be over the top edge-lords - facial tattoos, piercings, prostitutes, etc - in comparison to the prim and proper East India lot. Which is a pretty boring concept.

Apparently, Hardy financed the whole thing and took a fucking bath on it.

http://www.news.com.au/entertainment/tv/tv-ratings/tom-hardy-lost-whopping-32m-making-bbc1-drama-taboo-which-he-wrote-produced-and-starred-in/news-story/abf7456dc753b93af996053033bbf40d
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Re: Taboo
« Reply #11 on: March 13, 2017, 12:53:13 AM »

So is this show supernatural or not?  There's a ton of things to watch and this show is pretty slow at the start here, so spoil away and help me decide whether it's worth my time.
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Re: Taboo
« Reply #12 on: March 13, 2017, 09:56:52 AM »

This kind of fizzled my nizzle
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Re: Taboo
« Reply #13 on: March 15, 2017, 05:53:19 PM »

This didn't look interesting at all and I've yet to see anybody really argue otherwise. Just people wanting to give it a chance because of Tom Hardy.
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