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  1. Reynard369

    Reynard369 Senior member

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    I feel like a lot of people are saying they enjoy this show because they want to, or because they feel like they should. It's HBO, so it's obviously well produced and the writing is good, but it's just not very engaging (for me, anyways).
     
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    I know nothing about track racing or gambling and that part of the lingo isn't hard to understand. It's simply the unclear dialog - and for some damn reason I can't get close captioning to work on my HD.

    The website for the show has some interesting info: http://www.hbo.com/luck/
     
  3. boogaboogabooga

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    Saw the 3rd episode and it's coming together for me. It seemed a lot more cohesive.
     
  4. Joffrey

    Joffrey Senior member

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    Love the opening credits and the music. Anyone where the music is from?
     
  5. boogaboogabooga

    boogaboogabooga Senior member

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    It's been getting better and better. Last few episodes have tapped into the core of quite a few characters. I think HBO's director have done better with the material then Mann did for the pilot.
     
  6. idfnl

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    I like the show very much. I dont understand the gambling jargon but I actually like that, learning a lot of stuff about the sport.

    Man, if this bears any resemblance to reality then there are a lot of fucking assholes around horse racing.

    The racing scenes are very well shot.
     
  7. thekunk07

    thekunk07 Senior member

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    this show seriously sucks balls almost as much as that surfing show that lasted a season
     
  8. Rambo

    Rambo Senior member

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    They gave this the axe today because all the horses kept dying.
     
  9. boogaboogabooga

    boogaboogabooga Senior member

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    God damnit.
     
  10. idfnl

    idfnl Senior member

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    I liked the show
     
  11. grundletaint

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    i think i kind of liked it but it was by far the most frustrating viewing experience i've ever encountered. not sure why ALL of the characters mumble and their voices come out of my subwoofer. i've never had to pause and rewind dialogue because my dog's breathing was louder than the characters' damn voices.

    and the mexican trainer.....WHARBLELELELREER carrots carrots goat or whatever the fuck he ever said. good riddance.
     
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  14. Joffrey

    Joffrey Senior member

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    Sad. Show really grew on me.
     
  15. idfnl

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    Me too. I liked the tension, you notice there was only one single moment of violence in the whole show (at least serious) when the kid got it? But still it maintained tension. Last episode was great.
     
  16. Joffrey

    Joffrey Senior member

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    Wait what about the nekkid "insurance agent" beat down? Or did you mean not comical act of violence?
     
  17. idfnl

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    Um, I guess thats what I mean?
     

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