Slow Horses (Apple TV)

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Slow Horses (Apple TV)

Postby C » 07 Jan 2024, 13:40

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Re: Slow Horses (Apple TV)

Postby robertff » 07 Jan 2024, 15:14

Where have you been C?

We talked about this sometime ago, brilliant series.

In fairness I think it was a thread within a thread, Chris might air some light.


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Re: Slow Horses (Apple TV)

Postby ChrisB » 08 Jan 2024, 11:02

Honestly can't remember whether I've mentioned it, as I've never actually seen any episodes. HOWEVER our son absolutely loves it. Always been meaning to give it a go, but something always seems to turn up. MY god, we've got Sky, Netflix, Paramount+, Prime, Apple and Disney, although the last three are generously shared thanks to son. In return he's got Sky Go and, of course, Netflix has to be non sharing. So much to watch, so much to watch (We've got half a dozen Walter Presents to catch up on, as well)

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Postby robertff » 08 Jan 2024, 12:21

ChrisB wrote:Honestly can't remember whether I've mentioned it, as I've never actually seen any episodes. HOWEVER our son absolutely loves it. Always been meaning to give it a go, but something always seems to turn up. MY god, we've got Sky, Netflix, Paramount+, Prime, Apple and Disney, although the last three are generously shared thanks to son. In return he's got Sky Go and, of course, Netflix has to be non sharing. So much to watch, so much to watch (We've got half a dozen Walter Presents to catch up on, as well)




I think you will really like Slow Horses Chris, Gary Oldman is superb in it. You need to get through the first episode though before things begin to happen.


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Postby Darkness_Fish » 12 Jan 2024, 10:48

Never seen the show, but I did get one of the books as a random birthday present last year (my mum volunteers in the local Book Cycle), and I was really quite surprised at how good it was. Took a while to get into, because it was a fairly recent one in the series and has a cast of about 100 characters, but it was really funny and sharp, and very well written.
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Re: Slow Horses (Apple TV)

Postby Mike Boom » 12 Jan 2024, 18:15

Great show, as has been mentioned Gary Oldman is fantastic as the legendary but sleazy, down and out Jackson Lamb, who's slovenly exterior hides a mind as sharp as a tack. Not to mention Kristen Thomas who is great as the cold as ice deputy head of MI5 and my fave Saskia Reeves as Standish.Brilliant.

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Re: Slow Horses (Apple TV)

Postby ChrisB » 20 Jan 2024, 13:46

Watched the very first one. Think we're hooked, already

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Postby robertff » 20 Jan 2024, 15:30

ChrisB wrote:Watched the very first one. Think we're hooked, already




Glad you're enjoying it Chris, if you liked the first one you're going to love the rest.



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Re: Slow Horses (Apple TV)

Postby ChrisB » 21 Jan 2024, 22:10

Finished Season One. Soooooo good!

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Re: Slow Horses (Apple TV)

Postby C » 22 Jan 2024, 04:44

Season 2 could be better….



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Re: Slow Horses (Apple TV)

Postby robertff » 22 Jan 2024, 10:25

C wrote:Season 2 could be better….



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Hmmm, but it's still one of the best shows on TV.

Now what about True Detective on NOW TV?


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Re: Slow Horses (Apple TV)

Postby Mike Boom » 22 Jan 2024, 16:47

Half way through Season 3 - excellent.

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Re: Slow Horses (Apple TV)

Postby C » 22 Jan 2024, 20:28

robertff wrote:
Now what about True Detective on NOW TV?


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Re: SH - I meant season 2 was EVEN better

We’ve just started True Detective- looks good.

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Re: Slow Horses (Apple TV)

Postby copehead » 17 Mar 2024, 16:27

Just starting season 2, this is one of te best series in years, and there is some strong competition for that

Absolutely cracking stuff
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Re: Slow Horses (Apple TV)

Postby C » 18 Mar 2024, 10:47

copehead wrote:Just starting season 2, this is one of the best series in years, and there is some strong competition for that

Absolutely cracking stuff


Indeed - I can't wait for series 4 coming in the spring




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Re: Slow Horses (Apple TV)

Postby ChrisB » 18 Mar 2024, 19:00

robertff wrote:








Now what about True Detective


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Found it quite disappointing. Better than Season 2, but there seemed to be times when they were making it up as they went along

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Re: Slow Horses (Apple TV)

Postby robertff » 18 Mar 2024, 19:36

ChrisB wrote:
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Now what about True Detective


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Found it quite disappointing. Better than Season 2, but there seemed to be times when they were making it up as they went along



Agree, it seemed a little far fetched at times but it all came together to make some kind of sense in the end. I enjoyed the enigmatic aspect of it and thought the girl/woman that acted Navarro was pretty intriguing.

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