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The Deuce
« on: May 31, 2017, 06:10:09 PM »
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The Deuce follows the story of the legalization and subsequent rise of the porn industry in New York’s Times Square from the early 1970s through the mid-1980s, exploring the rough-and-tumble world at the pioneering moments of what would become the billion-dollar American sex industry.


Created by David Simon (The Wire)
Premieres September 10, 2017 on HBO

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Re: The Deuce
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2017, 03:10:00 PM »
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So? (I haven't watched it yet)

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Re: The Deuce
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2017, 05:54:27 PM »
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I have nothing clever to say about it. It was well directed. The seventies come back to life on screen. It also bored me.
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Re: The Deuce
« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2017, 10:58:21 PM »
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Sounds like everything David Simon has done post-Wire. "It's really good. Just wish I liked it."
Now you're in the *spoiler* place.

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Re: The Deuce
« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2017, 02:40:05 PM »
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It's just one episode in, but I liked the pilot.
There are moments that definitely feel like the Wire, but I thought the Wire was boring the first couple of episodes.

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Re: The Deuce
« Reply #5 on: September 15, 2017, 03:17:25 PM »
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Really enjoyed the Maggie Gyllenhaal bits. Gonna stick with it, because David Simon likes to take his time and two James Francoz is quite generous.

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Re: The Deuce
« Reply #6 on: October 19, 2017, 12:39:21 PM »
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Anyone else stick around for this? I really like it.
It really should have been someone not James Franco, but I get that they probably needed a big name to get the budget.
It's worth watching for it's recreation of the scuzzy 70s alone, but it's also finally all coming together in a way similar to the Wire.

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Re: The Deuce
« Reply #7 on: October 19, 2017, 01:31:25 PM »
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David Simon & George Pelecanos Outline Three Season Plan For THE DEUCE

http://birthmoviesdeath.com/2017/10/19/david-simon-george-pelecanos-outline-three-season-plan-for-the-deuce

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