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post #1471 of 1484 Old 05-17-2015, 09:56 AM
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An ancient argument but I find it is the Trinity (Writing, Acting and Direction) Without the first two the Director has nothing to assemble and the other 2 cannot get though without the symbiosis.
I would add in location/environment to that as well. The Louisiana locations used in the first series was a large part of the appeal of the show for me.

Conflicting reports of exactly where this second series takes place is concerning to me. The Big Sur area, the Central Valley, LA and Ventura County. That's a lot of very different locations and it's a bit hard to imagine it's going to cover all those places in a 10 episode series.
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Conflicting reports of exactly where this second series takes place is concerning to me. The Big Sur area, the Central Valley, LA and Ventura County. That's a lot of very different locations and it's a bit hard to imagine it's going to cover all those places in a 10 episode series.
They don't have to be location-specific.
Calif. is a big place with a huge diversity of environments in relatively close proximity to each other.
Simply identifying it as "California" would be enough IMO.
OTOH, for those who are not familiar with the State it may seem confusing...

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I used to watch a show where California looked a lot like Kentucky.
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They don't have to be location-specific.
Calif. is a big place with a huge diversity of environments in relatively close proximity to each other.
Simply identifying it as "California" would be enough IMO.
OTOH, for those who are not familiar with the State it may seem confusing...
What I'm concerned about is that if it's really that widespread location-wise it won't allow much time for the location itself to play a part in the story the way it did in the first series. At least it won't be shot on the same stultifyingly boring studio backlots we see in so many LA located shows. I hope it doesn't anyway.
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I used to watch a show where California looked a lot like Kentucky.
Right, the point being though I want the location where they shoot to be that location, not a representation of somewhere else. In other words, let the real location play its part in the story and not have Saugus used to imitate a Kentucky holler.
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I used to watch a show where California looked a lot like Kentucky.
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What I'm concerned about is that if it's really that widespread location-wise it won't allow much time for the location itself to play a part in the story the way it did in the first series.
True enough.



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Right, the point being though I want the location where they shoot to be that location, not a representation of somewhere else. In other words, let the real location play its part in the story and not have Saugus used to imitate a Kentucky holler.
Justified couldn't really have been filmed in KY.
The showrunners wouldn't have been able to find enough smart people to fill the necessary Support Staff.

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The Louisiana locations used in the first series was a large part of the appeal of the show for me.

Conflicting reports of exactly where this second series takes place is concerning to me. The Big Sur area, the Central Valley, LA and Ventura County. That's a lot of very different locations and it's a bit hard to imagine it's going to cover all those places in a 10 episode series.

agreed...this new big city Cali setting does not grab me in the same way that Louisiana did...last season had a very artsy, poetic feel to it which was aided by the beautiful cinematography...the trailers for Season 2 make it look like any Law and Order or CSI episode
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I do hope they get deep into the human trafficking stuff. The previous season struck a nerve with nearly everyone I talked to about it. The uber religious refuse to believe any of their type would do any of the stuff depicted in S1 and the rich refuse to believe they can't hide forever. We had several deep water cooler talks in the office with cops and civilians on that stuff.
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the rich refuse to believe they can't hide forever.
In DuHmerica they will.


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I hope they find a way to work Alexandra Daddario into this season
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I hope they find a way to work Alexandra Daddario into this season
Probably not, but there will a fox or two to look at, I'm sure....

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Someone kindly help me remember Season 1.

I loved it, the tone, the story, the personal stuff but am having trouble remembering the relationship between the perp (Reggie LeDoux) that Woody shot in the head in '95 and the ultimate perp (Childress guy) they had the showdown with at the end.

Were they in cahoots? Or was Reggie's operation a whole different thing? I am not remembering clearly.
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