The show had a slow beginning for me, even if I knew inmediately that it was going to be good. It grew on me and upon itself steadily, then dragged for a couple of episodes and finally it got itself into a finale where i don’t know what the stakes are. In fact, that’s kind of the most interesting thing about the show, the stakes are so low that everyone feel very powerfully about everything (also known as Sayre’s law). I don’t mind getting to the finale ready for a pfff resolution, I kind of hope that’s the case. I really worry about some murder/suicide might be brewing up, though.
It Krystal’s words: “kind of weird”. It feels like Krystal (the main character) is watching the finale with me.
I no longer think of Obie Garbeau the second’s character as ‘moustache’ from Monk (that’s my nickname for Captain Stottlemeyer)… but it took a while. It´s a great character, unreal, but powerful. Al the secondary characters are great and as the show progresses forward they steadily grow up to support the powerful acting presence of a Kirsten Dunst on steroids.
25 minutes in, it got itself into the realm of a Fiasco roleplaying session. This is closer to Fargo than I had realized.
“If you let me I´ll treat you like someone I need” – “I´m yours, Kristal” – “You gotta help with the mortage!”
There’s a wonderful idea going around the globe like a softcore virus about pushing through, going the extra mile, and then another, working yourself to the grave for a failing idea is the way to free yourself from need, from want. It´s a lie, of course, if something is rotten to it’s core, it needs new foundations before being able to sustain anything of value. You could say that if you don’t give all you got and then steal something extra, you are just another loser. And America is not for losers. “America, the land of the millionare“.
This season it’s been about theme and characters, with almost no story and that’s perfect for me, as I tend to get bored to pieces with plot. I fear for next season, but I´ll try it. Kirsten Dunst has grown up more than fine. What a lady she is, the Alligator Widow!