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archiguy's Avatar archiguy 10:17 AM 02-19-2014
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Current day Cohle chain smokes. He put one out and immediately lit a new one in the last episode when starting the story about finding the kids at the meth house.

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WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN!?

Evidently, not much. tongue.gif

darthrsg's Avatar darthrsg 10:20 AM 02-19-2014
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Evidently, not much. tongue.gif

So that one cig is the midpoint. If you play the last episode in reverse and start the first episode on the lion roar you will see all the cigs getting lit and extinguished at the same time. Let's keep the doppler shifting color tone out of this for the sake of a simple argument.

It's clearly THE visual thesis on the destruction of Native Americans that Kubrick failed at with The Shining.
Keenan's Avatar Keenan 05:32 PM 02-19-2014
A good read, no spoilers(beyond the last episode anyway) but a detailed look at who might be the "Yellow King", several details I missed. Before the final episode I'm going to re-watch the first 7, should be a good ride.

From Vulture,
True Detective: Who Is the Yellow King? Here Are Some Theories

Also, MM will be on 'Inside the Actor's Studio' Thursday, 8pm on Bravo.
darthrsg's Avatar darthrsg 06:03 PM 02-19-2014
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A good read, no spoilers(beyond the last episode anyway) but a detailed look at who might be the "Yellow King", several details I missed. Before the final episode I'm going to re-watch the first 7, should be a good ride.

From Vulture,
True Detective: Who Is the Yellow King? Here Are Some Theories

Also, MM will be on 'Inside the Actor's Studio' Thursday, 8pm on Bravo.


Good stuff I'm leaning to what he said about Lost level egg hunts for just eight shows but it's still fun.
73shark's Avatar 73shark 08:07 PM 02-19-2014
I noticed that every time he takes a big drag on the cigarette he never exales any smoke afterwards.
archiguy's Avatar archiguy 08:20 PM 02-19-2014
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I noticed that every time he takes a big drag on the cigarette he never exales any smoke afterwards.

That's the way real men smoke. Their manly lungs absorb every molecule of carcinogenic vapor, leaving nothing to exhale but the thin gruel of spent, used-up air that lesser men breathe.
gwsat's Avatar gwsat 08:26 PM 02-19-2014
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A good read, no spoilers(beyond the last episode anyway) but a detailed look at who might be the "Yellow King", several details I missed. Before the final episode I'm going to re-watch the first 7, should be a good ride.

From Vulture,
True Detective: Who Is the Yellow King? Here Are Some Theories

Also, MM will be on 'Inside the Actor's Studio' Thursday, 8pm on Bravo.

Thanks both for the very the link to the intriguing piece speculating about who may be the Yellow King, and for the heads up about Matthew McConaughey's appearance on The Actors Studio tomorrow night. Had it not been for you, I would have missed MM's gig with weird old James Lipton. smile.gif
wco81's Avatar wco81 08:31 PM 02-19-2014
Oh gawd, the canonization of MM has gone full speed.

Maybe the writing with the great lines is a big part of it?
oink's Avatar oink 01:56 AM 02-20-2014
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I noticed that every time he takes a big drag on the cigarette he never exales any smoke afterwards.
And the way he drags on it with enough suction to take the air out of the room.biggrin.gif

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That's the way real men smoke. Their manly lungs absorb every molecule of carcinogenic vapor, leaving nothing to exhale but the thin gruel of spent, used-up air that lesser men breathe.
Are you sure you're NOT writing some of Cohle's soliloquies?tongue.gif
HD Hockey Guy's Avatar HD Hockey Guy 06:45 AM 02-20-2014
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So that one cig is the midpoint. If you play the last episode in reverse and start the first episode on the lion roar you will see all the cigs getting lit and extinguished at the same time. Let's keep the doppler shifting color tone out of this for the sake of a simple argument.

It's clearly THE visual thesis on the destruction of Native Americans that Kubrick failed at with The Shining.

Don't we need to play Dark Side of the Moon too? biggrin.gif
darthrsg's Avatar darthrsg 07:59 AM 02-20-2014
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Don't we need to play Dark Side of the Moon too? biggrin.gif

Division Bell.
HD Hockey Guy's Avatar HD Hockey Guy 08:07 AM 02-20-2014
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Division Bell.

Haha I missed the easy layup. As a Pink Floyd fan I failed miserably here.


darthrsg's Avatar darthrsg 09:39 AM 02-20-2014
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Haha I missed the easy layup. As a Pink Floyd fan I failed miserably here.



Weird. I was talking about the Floyd XM channel and that's the only reason Division Bell was on my mind, it is oddly creepy how the thread went here but it is also true to period. I'll report back with more after I get done helping these biker guys I used to know do a thing.
holt7153's Avatar holt7153 12:13 PM 02-20-2014
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Haha I missed the easy layup. As a Pink Floyd fan I failed miserably here

I saw two shows on that tour and failed as well.
gwsat's Avatar gwsat 12:22 PM 02-20-2014
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That's the way real men smoke. Their manly lungs absorb every molecule of carcinogenic vapor, leaving nothing to exhale but the thin gruel of spent, used-up air that lesser men breathe.
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Are you sure you're NOT writing some of Cohle's soliloquies?tongue.gif

Arch's statement really did seem like something Cohle would say -- a combination of macho and erudite. Cohle appears to me to be an eloquent thug in a class with Deadwood's Al Swearengen.
Tack's Avatar Tack 12:31 PM 02-20-2014
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Weird. I was talking about the Floyd XM channel and that's the only reason Division Bell was on my mind, it is oddly creepy how the thread went here but it is also true to period. I'll report back with more after I get done helping these biker guys I used to know do a thing.


OK, you guys are freaking me out now. smile.gif
darthrsg's Avatar darthrsg 12:38 PM 02-20-2014
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OK, you guys are freaking me out now. smile.gif

Time...is a flat circle.
Tack's Avatar Tack 12:50 PM 02-20-2014
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Time...is a flat circle.

That's it. I'm outta here!




Distorted's Avatar Distorted 01:44 PM 02-20-2014
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A good read, no spoilers(beyond the last episode anyway) but a detailed look at who might be the "Yellow King", several details I missed. Before the final episode I'm going to re-watch the first 7, should be a good ride.

We can only hope that the resolution of the Yellow King will not be the massive downer that finding Red John was.
oink's Avatar oink 01:50 PM 02-20-2014
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Arch's statement really did seem like something Cohle would say -- a combination of macho and erudite. Cohle appears to me to be an eloquent thug in a class with Deadwood's Al Swearengen.
Good observation.
Keenan's Avatar Keenan 02:28 PM 02-20-2014
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We can only hope that the resolution of the Yellow King will not be the massive downer that finding Red John was.
I sure hope not, definitely felt cheated on that one.
Keenan's Avatar Keenan 02:42 PM 02-20-2014
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Haha I missed the easy layup. As a Pink Floyd fan I failed miserably here.

I think it was noted in a review about the show, but Hart is wearing that shirt in a scene where things go radically off the rails for the two detectives, a bit of foreshadowing of Hart's execution of Ledoux. Raiding the drug house they could probably have talked their way out of any serious trouble there, but murder, that was unquestionably a dividing line.
HD Hockey Guy's Avatar HD Hockey Guy 02:50 PM 02-20-2014
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I think it was noted in a review about the show, but Hart is wearing that shirt in a scene where things go radically off the rails for the two detectives, a bit of foreshadowing of Hart's execution of Ledoux. Raiding the drug house they could probably have talked their way out of any serious trouble there, but murder, that was unquestionably a dividing line.

More of the MIRROR theme - two faces, etc.


oldcband's Avatar oldcband 03:14 PM 02-20-2014
I don't believe we've seen the end of Shea Whigham (Joel). I have a hunch he's connected in all of this. Also the line about Burt (the eunuch) when Chole said "He did a duece in Angola for dick wagging) was quite colorful.
darthrsg's Avatar darthrsg 03:16 PM 02-20-2014
adpayne's Avatar adpayne 03:18 PM 02-20-2014
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Oh gawd, the canonization of MM has gone full speed.

Maybe the writing with the great lines is a big part of it?

It seems you feel we give MM too much credit for his work?
I couldn't disagree more with that. Every time I see one of his performances I am even more impressed. His work here keeps my eyes glued to the screen.

Sure, the dialog is rich, but his delivery is beyond perfect to me.

What do you find lacking?
mrlittlejeans's Avatar mrlittlejeans 03:55 PM 02-20-2014
I still haven't heard anything better than

"That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I get older, they stay the same age"

Though that comment to WH about the d*** swagger and spotting crazy p***y was pretty good.
Keenan's Avatar Keenan 04:39 PM 02-20-2014
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More of the MIRROR theme - two faces, etc.

Yup, there's certainly that as well!
oink's Avatar oink 04:49 PM 02-20-2014
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More of the MIRROR theme - two faces, etc.


archiguy's Avatar archiguy 05:06 PM 02-20-2014
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