These Drinks Is Vicious: The Killing Eve Thread

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I loved a lot of Killing Eve, especially Jodie Comer--funniest psychopath since Anthony Hopkins in Silence of the Lambs; I thought at first Sandra Oh's mannerisms would drive me up the wall, but I came to like her a lot, too--but not the ending. It was such a blatant "we have to do something to set up a second season" mish-mash. Found the music fascinating. Didn't know any of it--it felt like one long version of "Some Velvet Morning" at times.

― clemenza, Monday, December 31, 2018 7:54 AM (one hour ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

I want to rewatch all of Killing Eve again soon. Maybe right before the next season comes out. Sandra Oh is usually the best thing in everything she is in.

― Yerac, Monday, December 31, 2018 8:24 AM (one hour ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

I loved Oksana's supervisor: "These drinks is vicious." The ongoing by-play between the two of them was the highlight of the show for me.

― clemenza, Monday, December 31, 2018 8:56 AM (thirty-seven minutes ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

I watched the first episode, then half of the second, then bailed out. But then I came back a week or so later and made it to the end. There was some really good stuff in it - Sandra Oh was fantastic, as mentioned, and it was good to see Kim Bodnia from The Bridge again (as Jodie Comer's handler), but yeah, the ending sucked, and the whole "Russia is a dank hellhole where everyone will betray you at a moment's notice" thing was a total cliché. (As was the whole "sexy young woman is super-assassin" thing.) But the woman who played Comer's former teacher was great. A mixed bag at best.

― grawlix (unperson), Monday, December 31, 2018 8:56 AM (thirty-seven minutes ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

We should've had a Killing Eve thread. Maybe when the next series comes out. i liked the ending. It was fun.

― Yerac, Monday, December 31, 2018 9:01 AM (thirty-two minutes ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

clemenza, Monday, 31 December 2018 14:44 (three months ago) Permalink

a lot of the music was david holmes wasn't it as part of the Unloved crew that he is part of.

I loved this show.

mark e, Monday, 31 December 2018 15:01 (three months ago) Permalink

Bookmarking even though we've only finished the first episode.

Andrew Farrell, Monday, 31 December 2018 15:20 (three months ago) Permalink

It fell off quite rapidly about five episodes in but the first few are excellent and Jodie Comer is phenomenal throughout. I’m looking forward to season two.

ShariVari, Monday, 31 December 2018 15:22 (three months ago) Permalink

(xpost) I had a feeling the music had been made specifically for the show; it seemed unlikely that with so many songs I wouldn't recognize at least a couple of them. Really inventive.

clemenza, Monday, 31 December 2018 15:23 (three months ago) Permalink

Agree with SV it tails off p badly. But I may just feel that way because my favorite relationship is the one between Eve and yer man out of Ben Elton sitcoms. In fact he's the best thing in it by far.

oscar bravo, Tuesday, 1 January 2019 14:32 (three months ago) Permalink

I listen to the Killing Eve sndtk on youtube sometimes. "Killer Shangri-Lah" and "K" are so great. So much slowdivey atmosphere.

Yerac, Tuesday, 1 January 2019 14:51 (three months ago) Permalink

three months pass...

I think this starts up again this Sunday.

clemenza, Thursday, 4 April 2019 00:11 (two weeks ago) Permalink

"Killing Eve Season Two airs on BBC America in the US on Sunday 7 April. Details of the UK launch will be available soon."

boo. i can't see anything scheduled either

koogs, Friday, 5 April 2019 17:12 (two weeks ago) Permalink

i thought it was supposed to be airing internationally at the same time?

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Friday, 5 April 2019 17:34 (two weeks ago) Permalink

I think the last one did. And was available as a box set.

In the epg I can see one episode listed for Apr 12 at 23:25 which I think is a repeat.

koogs, Friday, 5 April 2019 18:12 (two weeks ago) Permalink

Season 1 aired six months later in the UK.

blokes you can't rust (sic), Friday, 5 April 2019 18:50 (two weeks ago) Permalink

Getting a break in Toronto--it'll be playing on Bravo, basic to any cable subscription.

clemenza, Friday, 5 April 2019 22:21 (two weeks ago) Permalink

Thought last night was okay. Nothing more, nothing less.

clemenza, Monday, 8 April 2019 20:57 (two weeks ago) Permalink

Getting better. The new handler looks like he'll be great, nice twist at the end.

clemenza, Monday, 15 April 2019 01:31 (one week ago) Permalink

saw the first episode and thought the small amusements of the early episodes of S1 were absent - lacked the charm of the interplay between characters. I enjoyed all of S1, even in its more wild later episodes, but it will need a bit more than Villanelle being capriciously violent and pouting to do it.

Fizzles, Monday, 15 April 2019 06:19 (one week ago) Permalink

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