Entertainment So what's the verdict on HBO Vinyl

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  1. Ganggreen87

    Ganggreen87 Well-Known Member

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    i love it at times and go sideways at others. Can't decide but this week was certainly better than last weeks
    show

    Kind of reminds me of a music version of mad men

    Thoughts?
     
  2. Limo Wreck

    Limo Wreck Aboard the great mothership Staff Member

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    I need another episode or two (havent seen the second episode yet). Its hard for me to turn off because Olivia Wilde but its a little out there too.
     
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  3. SlowAdam

    SlowAdam misunderstood/forgotten wackpacker

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    it's hbo, definitely need to give it a few more episodes. it got renewed for season 2 early so they know/knew they had/have time to grow it. wish all the episodes were directed by martin scorsese. and some better versions (like the real thing) of alot of the songs they are playing covers for

    edit: jamie vine is hot and has a nice tight body goin on there

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  4. yaddc

    yaddc Well-Known Member

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    Got free HBO with DirecTV. Gave it a try baled out.
     
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  5. TallTyrion

    TallTyrion Triggered like a mofo VIP

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    not for me. Wanted to like it, but no.
     
  6. Turtle Man

    Turtle Man Hello Darling Gold

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    First episode was two hours... Way to long
    Was all over the place. I'll maybe watch another one or two and see.
     
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    Wesmantooth VIP Extreme Gold

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    when the fuck does Banshee start back up mofos :jj:
     
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    Same here.

    Sometimes good, sometimes not so much.

    Jury is still out for me.
     
  9. blindbella

    blindbella Well-Known Member

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    I'll watch the second episode tonight.
    Lots of my friends are pissed off that it's so inauthentic.
    That's okay with me. Nothing can recreate that time in our lives with complete and total authenticity.
    Anyway, I'll watch it again.
     
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    I'm liking it. The acting is good. Ray Romano is playing the same character he always plays but it works. It's keeping my attention and it's better than anything else I've tried watching lately. I didn't grow up in the 70s so I have no beef with the authenticity.
     
  11. binhphuocngu

    binhphuocngu Well-Known Member

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    She had a nice fuck scene. Then boobage. Nice rack.
     
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    sternadamsapple Well-Known Member

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    I am enjoying it quite a bit. Well worth the hour investment a week.
     
  13. TheHighHat

    TheHighHat Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, it was nice, but she can't act for shit. Distractingly bad.
     
  14. Rob0729

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    I thought the first episode was so-so. Haven't seen the second. The pilot had enough to make we give it some time. But it will have to get better quickly fast.

    Currently it is #3 on my current Sunday night watch list after Walking Dead and Billions (which also could be better considering the cast, but still very watchable).
     
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    I like to have at least 4 episodes on the DVR before I start watching it.

    I'll binge watch the first 4 episodes and then if it still hasn't hooked me, I bail.

    I'll let you know.
     
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    Same here...Bobby Cannavale (sp?) seems way too wired and hyper in this. Can't get into it. Who is he supposed to be a take off of Jimmy Iovine?
     
  17. Gogol Boobdello

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    that's the only character i care about so far......maybe Ray Romano too.
     
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    glad to have it confirmed that the songs they're playing are cover versions -will not watch
     
  19. benmathews

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    I think Dice's guest spot deserves an Emmy or whatever award they give for TV guest performances. He was fucking off the hook. Also I really liked the first time I saw this show 30 years ago...it was called "Crime Story" ... and Dice was in that too....
     
  20. bootyclause

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    the pretentiousness of HBO is so high that's hard to give their shows an objective chance sometimes.
     
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