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    Episode 6 had way more impact on me than the eighth episode, but I agree that the last 10 minutes were something. I still wouldn’t call this the next big thing because the show has a lot of flaws, I’m not confident on those writers , it could still be hit or miss.

    They are in a run of good episodes since episode 5, so I think if they succeed in make the next episode solid too, the show could stablish itself as something to look at. 

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    Seriously GoldDerby you need to fix this damn bug before I shoot myself in the face. I wrote a whole Roger-Ebert-kind-of-testament for nothing.

    Long short story: I only watched two episodes of this show but I’m absolutely adoring it so far, mainly because of Rami Malek’s magnetic Emmy-worthy performance and also because everything about it reminds me of David Fincher (the direction, the Trent-Reznor-like score, the cinematography, the distorted view of reality of the disturbed lead character a la The Fight Club and so on and so on).

    I particularly enjoy the show’s fast pace and its fearlessness in always pushing the envelope further and further (look at the way each episode ends and you’ll get my point). I don’t like Christian Slater in this role. It requires a better actor to really sell his aura of compulsive mystery and inherent danger which I don’t think Slater is doing. He comes across as flat.

    I also think the writer(s) should have made Rami Malek’s Elliot bisexual/pansexual for two main reasons: it would add another layer of confusion and social detachment and – on a more futile note – because Malek’s chemistry with Martin Wallstrom is off the charts. Anyways this is the best show of the season on par with Sense8. The main difference is that this one started off strong and more sure of itself than Sense8 did but they’re both brilliant and extremely worthy of awards recognition.

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    Last ep was great. The reveals at the end should provide a nice shot of adrenaline (though the show didn’t even need it). This show isn’t perfect, but I love how confident it is. It’s really going for it and I appreciate that. Very excited for the last couple eps.

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    After a run of five very decent episodes , from episode five to episode 9, the show has definetely settled itself amongst the good shows airing today and it has been constantly good. Last night’s episode had probably the best performance by Rami Malek on the show so far, the cemetery scene was very well executed and pretty well acted by both Malek and Slater.

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    Just finished the fifth episode which was the worst one so far. Nothing made much sense.
    The fsociety plot is not as compelling as I thought it would be mainly because the characters there are just devoid of a personality, they’re just walking/living angry political assessments. I find myself absolutely glued to the screen whenever Elliot interacts with anyone besides the fsociety core and whenever Tyrell or Angela are on screen. It’s still a great, ambitious show. Off to episode 6.

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    Finished Episode 6 last night – nail-bitingly intense. This show is one of the most gripping on television. A lot of the intense scenes remind me of what I felt like during most of Breaking Bad.

    Obsessed with this show.

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    Just watched episodes 6, 7 and 8 in a row. I had to pause in between the episodes because my heart was racing. It just went from intriguing and compelling (Episodes 1, 2 and 3) to mildly amusing (episodes 4 and 5) to completely and utterly revolutionary. It’s really really really good, probably the best show of the year so far (yes even better than OiTNB, Sense8 or any other show around).

    It’s Breaking Bad submerged in David Fincher aesthetics.

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    Don’t know about being the best of the year but it is absolutely the best of the summer,

    The Oscar needs to get rid of the preferential ballot so it can name a deserving movie as Best Picture again.

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    Woah! Give Rami Malek an Emmy! Wednesday’s episode was so intense! This show is second to Sense8 of the year for me.

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    This show should be on HBO, I don’t know if USA Networks can handle it, it would be sad if they cancel it.
    It’s a good show, not a great one, there are some bad episodes like the second one, but there are great ones, like the pilot, I can see the pilot getting in directing and writing next year, but not series. 

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    This show should be on HBO, I don’t know if USA Networks can handle it, it would be sad if they cancel it.
    It’s a good show, not a great one, there are some bad episodes like the second one, but there are great ones, like the pilot, I can see the pilot getting in directing and writing next year, but not series. 

    Yeah. Directing, Writing and Lead Actor are not-totally-out-of-the-realm-of-possibility bets.

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    I agree, Writing and Directing plus LEad Actor are nominations I fully support!

    Watched episodes 7 and 8 last night and literally had to prevent myself from having a panic attack at the end WHAT. I JUST CAN’T

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    I hope they haven’t run out of tricks, because so far, this show is playing the cards right on!

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    It took a lot of convincing for me to believe that there was actually a great show airing on USA of all places.   Once I finally started watching, I felt like Elliot at the end of Episode 8 when everything I thought I knew about USA network came crashing down 🙂   Mr. Robot is great storytelling.  Had to binge it all to catch up for the finale tonight, it’s been a hell of a ride!    

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    USA postpones ‘Mr. Robot’ finale due to parallels to Virginia murders

    Due to an unfortunate parallel to a real-life tragedy today, USA has postponed tonight’s “Mr. Robot” season finale to air next week.

    (Some minor spoilers follow.)

    The freshman thriller’s season finale features a very graphic on-camera shooting. It’s not identical to the tragedy this morning in Virginia, where a TV reporter and cameraman were murdered during a live broadcast, but it was close enough that USA understandably decided it was wise to put a bit of distance between the real and fictional events. No one who watched tonight would be thinking about anything else.


    In a statement, the network said, “The previously filmed season finale of ‘Mr. Robot’ contains a graphic scene similar in nature to today’s tragic events in Virginia. Out of respect to the victims, their families and colleagues, and our viewers, we are postponing tonight’s episode. Our thoughts go out to all those affected during this difficult time.”

    The finale will now air in its entirety on Wednesday, September 2 at 10 p.m. Tonight in its place, USA will re-run last week’s penultimate episode of season 1.

     

    This isn’t the first time a scripted TV episode has had to be postponed due to a real-life tragedy — two “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” season 3 episodes, for instance, were delayed months due to parallels to the Columbine massacre — and it unfortunately won’t be the last.


    Read more at http://www.hitfix.com/the-dartboard/usa-postpones-mr-robot-finale-due-to-parallels-to-virginia-murders#yhP40HcYURoXCaHy.99

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