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New AMC series Low Winter Sun

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Tarheel316, Aug 12, 2013.

  1. Tarheel316

    Tarheel316 Well-Known Member

    First episode Sunday night was great. Gritty police drama and Mark Strong plays a powerful lead. Added plus for me is the presence of Lennie James and Sprague Grayden, who were superb in Jericho, in the cast.
     
  2. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    I have it on the DVR.

    David Costabile is such a great character actor. He was so good on Breaking Bad and Suits.
     
  3. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Good show... I'll definitely keep watching...
     
  4. HC

    HC Well-Known Member

    We've DVR'ed it but one of the things that it intrigues me is that this is a remake of a British series with the same actor in the lead in each version. I'm curious to watch both.
     
  5. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    I watched about the first 15 minutes, but found I was still so keyed up from Breaking Bad that I couldn't concentrate. Like the feel of it, though. Will definitely give it a chance.
     
  6. Amy

    Amy Well-Known Member

    I wasn't sure I could focus on it after Breaking Bad, so even though I had it on, I recorded it so I can really watch it sometime this week.
     
  7. NoOneLikesUs

    NoOneLikesUs Active Member

    Couldn't make it through the whole episode. Acting was terrible. Writing worse than that. Even a few quality HBO show alums looked like they were well out of place. While it was filmed in Detroit, it didn't feel like Detroit.
     
  8. Versatile

    Versatile Active Member

    I agree. It was bad. I'm not even sure why I watched the entire episode.
     
  9. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    I'm intrigued. Will hold off from seeing the British version (a mini-series) until the end of season 1. Lennie James, Strong, Costabile, Grayden are always good. Not sure I dig Grayden as much as a blonde. Ruben Santiago-Hudson (the Lt.) might be the most interesting character on this thing.
    And it's only 10 eps, so I'll stick with it. Done by the World Series and Walking Dead.
     
  10. NoOneLikesUs

    NoOneLikesUs Active Member

    The fact that it's based on British TV is why it will suck. It's Detroit 2013. You do not need a limey template to make a great show out of that place.
     
  11. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    Wasn't that the setting for Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome?
     
  12. Joe Williams

    Joe Williams Active Member

    R.I.P., 1-8-7

    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1578258/

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    The complete first season also was the complete last season, unfortunately.
     
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