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Godless
« on: January 04, 2018, 12:00:07 AM »
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Frank Griffin, an outlaw terrorizing the 1880s American West, hunts down Roy Goode, his partner turned enemy. Roy hides out at a ranch as Frank's chase leads him to La Belle, New Mexico - a town mysteriously made up almost entirely of women.

Stars: Jack O'Connell, Michelle Dockery, Scoot McNairy

Watching "Godless" on Netflix. (Just started episode 3.) It's a very solid western with some excellent performances by Jeff Bridges and Scoot McNairy. It's written and directed by Scott Frank, who wrote Logan, Minority Report, and Out of Sight.

A surprise highlight: Merritt Wever, who was weird on The Walking Dead but has a perfect and fully realized role here.

I'm on episode 3 as I write this, and this is rapidly becoming one of my favorite productions (film, TV, streaming) from 2017, period.  It's got stellar production values (especially the cinematography), a great cast, and is a very compelling watch.   (And I know (and love) Merrit from "Nurse Jackie".)

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Re: Godless
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2018, 03:39:13 PM »
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Pretty sure JB commented about it...

here it is!

Watching "Godless" on Netflix. (Just started episode 3.) It's a very solid western with some excellent performances by Jeff Bridges and Scoot McNairy. It's written and directed by Scott Frank, who wrote Logan, Minority Report, and Out of Sight.

A surprise highlight: Merritt Wever, who was weird on The Walking Dead but has a perfect and fully realized role here.




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Re: Godless
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2018, 03:41:11 PM »
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he's quoted in the original post.

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Re: Godless
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2018, 04:43:03 PM »
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:doh: my bad. 

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Re: Godless
« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2018, 04:44:31 PM »
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nbd i was defending his honor not throwing shade

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Re: Godless
« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2018, 05:01:55 PM »
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It's been a while since I watched this, but I was happy with it. That finale was really something.

There's one bit of soap opera drama that just does not make sense, though. (MILD SPOILER: the love triangle with the teacher.)
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