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breaking bad > everything

Breaking bad is a really good show, but it is on the downside, having exausted most of the good ideas IMO so far.

I still have a great respect for that show though, because it gave AMC the courage they needed to go out and produce something entirely out of the mainstream. (after they saw HBO having success with True Blood)

This "risk' I am talking about is what gave us all of these cool TV shows like "GOT" and "TWD".

That being said, Game of thrones is the best. The storyline of GOT and TWD are probably about equal badass... but GOT goes over the top when it comes to location, scenery, production quality, sets, props, costumes... everything that is involved in a major television production.

Wait until season 2 of GOT is complete, they are going to knock it out of the park.

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i've really just been waiting for it to either develop some consistency releasewise or get a few seasons under its belt. same with boardwalk empire.

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Breaking bad is a really good show, but it is on the downside, having exausted most of the good ideas IMO so far.

I still have a great respect for that show though, because it gave AMC the courage they needed to go out and produce something entirely out of the mainstream. (after they saw HBO having success with True Blood)

This "risk' I am talking about is what gave us all of these cool TV shows like "GOT" and "TWD".

That being said, Game of thrones is the best. The storyline of GOT and TWD are probably about equal badass... but GOT goes over the top when it comes to location, scenery, production quality, sets, props, costumes... everything that is involved in a major television production.

Wait until season 2 of GOT is complete, they are going to knock it out of the park.

i actually prefer the barebones and gritty productions of breaking bad over the soundstage feel of the location shoots on game of thrones. i was really hoping game of thrones would be less "slick" and more on par with rome or breaking bad in its production/style

and you mean over the top as in having a crowd of 200 attend the joust at kings landing? or only 50 or so extras at the dothraki wedding? surely you jest

game of thrones is good, high budget, and slick, but breaking bad does way more with less. and breaking bad wasn't written originally with the intent to do something so amazing and huge it could never be brought to film then bring it to film

hell, gustavo fring wasn't even intended to be a major character on breaking bad originally, so i dunno how they've exhausted all of the good ideas. walt still has to die/go to prison.

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i haven't seen the wire. i'll pick it up eventually, like i did the sopranos

talking about great characters. Omar is a great. The Wire is the poo.

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to be fair, PSC, I haven't heard of GRRM doing ASOIAF with the intentions of it being screened anywhere... He may have, but meh...

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asoiaf was martin's middle finger to hollywood for always being told to tone it down due to expenses, limitations and to make it more accessible

he wanted to do something too big for film. and even clocking in at 10 hours per book, it is

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I tried to start watching the wire last year...the season felt like it was never taken off, so I quit it.

I also didn't get into GOT either. However, I know that show is badass, and will rewatch it one day.

Anyone have HBOGO app?

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It's been reported that Tyreese will be coming next season. He's my favorite character in the comics so I'm excited.

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Just saw the finale, fortunately I managed to dodge all the spoilers people were throwing around in the internet and facebook to find out what happened. I'm displeased with what happened to Andrea. She's one of my favorite characters. Also the directions Rick is taking is kinda wtf-ish...I need to read the comics to see what the fug is going on..

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Just read an interview with Robert Kirkman that said it is actually difficult to do interviews about Season 2 now that they are already a few months into working on Season 3. He said what they have planned for Season 3 blows Season 2 out of the water.

Great now I'm more excited. Bastard. The countdown begins....

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