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  1. clint van damme

    clint van damme Well-Known Member

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    anyone been watching this on BBC1?
     
  2. Nick

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    Have recorded it, is it any good?
     
  3. clint van damme

    clint van damme Well-Known Member

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    I'm not sure at the moment, part of the reason for posting the thread, wondered what others made of it. Some big names in it.
    I have enjoyed it, in a bemused at what's actually going on type way.
     
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    eastwoodsdustman Well-Known Member

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    I've been watching it. I really enjoy it. It's very very dark though.
     
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    I've enjoyed it
     
  6. clint van damme

    clint van damme Well-Known Member

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    not sure where it's going with the supernatural slant on the whole thing.
    The actual storyline seems to be developing nicely.
     
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    I'm taking it as a slant on the Africa angle - may be wrong. Echoes of Conrad's Heart of Darkness.
     
  8. Nick

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    Is Tom hardy the trademark weird bloke?
     
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    I'm enjoying it but if I'm honest not sure I've understood every nuance. It is dark and the acting and characters strong.


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    Better have a look on catch up.
     
  11. clint van damme

    clint van damme Well-Known Member

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    Yep, though there's a few weird characters in it!
     
  12. Rich

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    I've not seen the third yet, but really enjoyed the first two.
     
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    glad I'm not alone - enjoying it but not got a fucking clue what is going on.
     
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    wingy Well-Known Member

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    Watching the first three now in one hit, 20 mins into episode 2.
    Very good, must have cost a few bob.
     
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    wingy Well-Known Member

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    Very Impressive.
    Was thinking something about his appearance put me in mind of a peaky blinders character, low and behold written by the same guy.
    Great cast, writing and shooting, absolute quality.
     
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    Tom Hardy is in Peaky Blinders, he plays Alfie Solomons.
     
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  17. Rich

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    Tom Hardy didn't write Peaky Blinders, but he wrote this.
     
  18. wingy

    wingy Well-Known Member

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    Nah the guy who wrote Peaky wrote this according to wiki
     
  19. Nick

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    I thought Tom Hardy's dad wrote this?
     
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    Oliver?
     
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  21. Nick

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    Chips!
     
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    Oliver Chips?

    Is he better known as Mister and do people keep saying goodbye to him?
     
  23. clint van damme

    clint van damme Well-Known Member

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    It's a collaboration between Tom Hardy and his Dad chips and one of the Peaky Blinders writers.
     
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    Cheers for clearing that up
    Bloody good whoever put it together.
     
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    Thomas Hardy wrote it? I would never have guessed, it's nothing like Tess of the D'Urbervilles
     
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    Just watched last nights episode, its all ramping up, saltpetre production from whores piss and pigeon shit disembowelling a magic cabinet and a challenge of a duel to the death all in this and more!
     
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    clint van damme Well-Known Member

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    throw in a bit of 19th century nitrous oxide inhalation and it's all going on. After last night I'm convinced the whole thing is just a big piss take, albeit an enjoyable one.
     
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  28. Nick

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    Went through and watched all of them and quite enjoying it.

    It is a bit random and half the time dont know whats going on.

    No idea what him rubbing stuff on his face into a fire has anything to do with being able to go and do his half sister as a ghost.
     
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    It began promisingly but became less and less plausible as it went along. If I hadn't watched so much of it already I wouldn't have bothered seeing it to the end. I read there's to be a second series but to my mind they've already milked the idea as far as they can.
     

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