[Marxism] Alan Furst novel adapted for cable TV

Greg McDonald gregmc59 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 3 19:02:01 MDT 2013


And when you are done with the last season of Justified on netflix, you can
get the latest torrent, which is usually up by wednesday morning. I'm about
to watch the season finale myself.


On Wed, Apr 3, 2013 at 10:01 AM, DW <dwaltersmia at gmail.com> wrote:

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> I'll check it out. I saw a few trailers for it. I was underwhelmed by "The
> Americans". The actors, Americans, who play Russians playing Americans as
> sleeper agents simply were too boring for me. And the plot is predictable.
> And it's about the 80's which, along with the music and politics, I just as
> soon forget.
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> I did finish watching the season finale of Justified. A spectacularly well
> directed, written and *cast* show about a US Marshal from Harlan County,
> Ky, working out of the Louiseville office. Played by the excellent B-list
> actor, Timonthy Oliphant (late of Deadwood fame), plays opposite his
> alter-ego ex-coal miner buddy, Boyd Crowder, played by Walters Goggins
> (late of The Shield) and acts as the main criminal focal point of the show.
> The Crowder character reflects the same rural-proletarian background of the
> main protagonist played by Oliphant, Raylon Givens. The history of both the
> Crowder and Givens family reflects both families criminal lineage going
> back generations, played out now between the
> criminal-for-life-ex-white-supremist Crowder vs the
> one-step-removed-from-going-postal-criminal-background of the U.S. Marshal,
> Raylan Givens.
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> The show simply doesn't hold back (much like Deadwood), shows the grinding
> poverty and Oxycontin induced alienation of working class life in eastern
> Kentucky, corruption, racism, etc. Watch in on Netflix to see it from the
> beginning.
>
> David
> PS...sorry about hijacking the thread.
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