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True Detective Season 2 Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by stealyerface, Jun 22, 2015.

  1. Colo Springs E

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    Well, that would certainly make more sense! Hadn't considered that.
     
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    Rick Spingfield as Dr. Pitlor was about perfect. He was so...i don't know, the Bogdanovich ascot and California shades, the way he chose his words...it was perfect. It did not leave you with a sense of healing. lol!

    And the mystery of the black Raven mask has been focused pretty sharply. I do think Velcoro survives, cause like you, I think the distinction of the lieutenant mentioning Velcoro or "when one of my people gets shot" as opposed to say, "when one of my people gets killed". says a lot right there.
     
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    So did Vince Vaughn's character set up the hit on Velcoro? Someone within the group. He gave him the address, and then mysteriously the car is waiting when he shows up?? Someone has their hands in the entire mess, and I can't tell if it is the mayor, or one of Vaughn's cronies making a move.

    I think we are going to start to see him amp up his business plan to include more of a mobster mentality, than gentlemen business man with some secret holdings and dealings.

    I watched the 1st episode right before the second. I will do that again with this one. You catch so much more dialogue the second time around.

    Maybe Velcoro wearing a vest? I didn't notice one on him before, but a point blank shot on the ground is a kill shot unless the load is meant to send a message (birdshot or riot shells).

    I am assuming the house is where they bled out Caspere?

    ~syf
     
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    Can't say exactly who set up the hit on Velcoro, but we know that is the house Caspere took hookers to, and that pool of blood ont eh ground Velcoro sighted most likely belonged to Caspere.
    I didn't see a vest on Velcoro, but the guy or gal who shot him looked to be wearing the black raven mask that we saw in the seat next to the driver who gave Caspere his last drive.
    I still do not think Velcoro is dead and refuse to look at any spoilers indicating either way.

    That Mayor is obviously squeezing Frank out, and I think that Russian Frank was talking to at the fundraising prospectus gala knew that Caspere was not going to be in attendance at that meeting.

    Favorite quote came from Vinci's Mayor, "Some people can't handle the deep trip."
    Lol!
     
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    Okay. Theory:

    Thereis a kinky sex cult that involves wearing those animal masks and it involves a lot of people in power.

    That birdlike red headed dude that is always around Vince Vaughn is the rapist/father of Velcoros fat red head son.

    I think the darkness is going to reveal itself much more slowly this season.

    Vince Vaughns account of his abusive father makes me think he's pathological and one of the many people deep in the darkness that is being hidden by the power.
     
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    Wasn't that the car that Caspere's body was in before being dropped off on the edge of the highway / ocean? I would think that was north of Malibu on the PCH.
    Then it was probably the killer's car parked on the street by the apartment.
     
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    Upon re-watching, Velcoro puts on a vest before getting blasted, and the CHP is struggling with his gayness, hence the need for Viagra with the "missing web cam" woman. This stuff is getting twisted.
     
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    So far, after watching the first 2 episodes, I'm enjoying it, but I think Vince Vaughan is completely miscast. I just can't buy him as a heavy.
     
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    I know what you mean, he has not convinced me yet. It might be the character though, charming and likable until it darkness comes out.
    I'm holding out hope he can take the character where it appears to be going.

    I still hear Trent from Swingers in almost everything he does.

    "You're so money and you don't even know it!"
     
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    Thanks, I missed that. It didn't look like he was vested up when he was on the ground right before the second shotgun blast cause I saw his undershirt and necklace kind of low, but CHP guy's soon to be ex is the missing web-cam girl? Whoa...
     
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    For those who have trouble with Vince Vaughn as a heavy, check out one of his old films from 1998, Clay Pigeons, where he plays a serial killer opposite Joaquin Phoenix. I know he's been doing nothing but silly comedies for the last few years, but I think he's doing a good job here.
     
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    Episode two was so much better than the first. It finally was able to mesh the narrative thread with the characterizations. The crow person was awesome. If they can pair off the four main characters, this show might handle all of them well. Colin, if he survives, with the lady cop, the moody cold younger cop maybe with the older drunk cop, and colin with Vaughn.
     
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    I like Vaughn's acting in this. The big fail for me is how every aspect of Season 2 is so unrelentingly down and seedy and negative. Life ain't like that.
     
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    I'm okay with the job Vince is doing so far. But then, I generally like him.
     
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    Just watched episode 2. Wow! What a crazy left turn. I think he'll make it. Missed the vest too. Rick Springfield - great cameo. I'm definitly intrigued enough to keep watching.
     
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    Took a second spin on Second episode...Velcoro's Vinci PD partner, the guy... just realized that's Dan from Deadwood!

    Another great line: "Well, I don't know anything about that, but sometimes a good beating promotes personal growth."

    Rick Springfield is awesome! I hope we see some more of that guy. Man, what a slime-ball. You get the feeling he's more messed up than any of his patients, and that's saying something.


    It looks like they're bridging the father of Det. Antigone's "The Good People" with real world "The Family (International)" , which has public suicides, crime and other ills associated with notable percentage of their membership offspring.
     
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    I caught Sprinfield in the episodes of "Californication" last few years, but never would have recognized him in this role. Yeah, he does weird and freaky pretty well.
     
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