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Sunday, July 31, 2011


After enjoying the first episode, the second and third episodes Cabal and Ratking have disappointed. I can't quite put my finger on what exactly is the problem. Casting is not necessarily an issue --- After all, James Caan and Marlon Brando as Sicilians never bothered anyone.

I think there is something wrong with the pacing of the stories, either in the original novels or the TV direction. It just doesn't work.


CAVA said...


Jun said...

Coppola 的讲故事的功力那是,很少有人能沾上他的衣角。我觉得教父(影片)跟GRRM写的故事有一定相通的地方,一方面有现实的残忍和世故,一方面又不缺人性里的温情。而中国的故事,即使是好看的,也都是偏重前者而欠缺后者,有温情的要么假要么无世故,总之没有二者合一的产品。不知道为什么。


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