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Old 04-07-2013, 04:37 PM   #1
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Vikings

Anybody watching this show. Started watching it On Demand and got hooked . Solid acting on all parts. Petty good action scenes. Gabriel Byrne is one of the best bad guys to come around in a long time. Plus their are some pretty raw scenes in it these guy don't care who they kill or who they fuck.
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Old 04-07-2013, 06:48 PM   #2
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I've seen the trailers for this series about a dozen times at the theater already. The show looks interesting but I'll wait until it hits DVD/blu.
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Old 04-07-2013, 08:46 PM   #3
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I've been watching the episodes on History. Pretty good show too...I'll pick it up if they release it on Blu-ray.
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Old 04-08-2013, 06:20 AM   #4
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Really enjoying it so far,gritty and violent fun.
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Old 04-08-2013, 10:22 AM   #5
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Watched the first two episodes,but the acting was barely above soap opera level. Will wait for the DVD release and give it a second chance.
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Old 04-08-2013, 04:05 PM   #6
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What. The acting is pretty good.
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Old 04-08-2013, 04:34 PM   #7
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Yeah, the acting is better than most shows out there.
And I´m glad the vikings actually have nordic accents, instead of brittish and american as in many shows like this
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Old 04-08-2013, 05:18 PM   #8
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The acting is solid and Ragnar's wife is smokin' hawt. Enough reason there to watch. It also doesn't hold back on gore and some of the historic aspects are intriguing. That said, the show jumps around kind of awkwardly and there are abrupt transitions. I wish I could give this nothing but praise because I do enjoy it, but there are some strange decisions going on.

But still...
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Old 04-08-2013, 05:40 PM   #9
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Yeah she is hot. Read somewhere she got her Black Belt at the age of 13.
I think she does her own stunts on the show.
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Old 04-08-2013, 08:01 PM   #10
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I haven’t watched an episode yet, but it seems like sort of a Game of Thrones cash-in…but it still looks cool. Hopefully there is a lot of Christians getting slaughtered. I just wish Vikings was on a network like HBO so it could show the real brutality of the age…along with nudity.

I’ll probably wait for the BD as well.
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Hopefully there is a lot of Christians getting slaughtered.
Yup, they sure get to taste some Viking steel, and I was cheering all the way, while shouting "Where is your silly God now?!?" at the TV
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Yup, they sure get to taste some Viking steel, and I was cheering all the way, while shouting "Where is your silly God now?!?" at the TV
Yup there is, gotta love it.
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Old 04-09-2013, 06:50 PM   #13
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Hail Wotan!

Anybody find it odd that the same channel airing a Bible mini-series is also airing a show dedicated to a group of people who took it upon themselves to rape and pillage Christians?

Does the show Vikings show Christians in a villainous way?
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Hail Wotan!

Anybody find it odd that the same channel airing a Bible mini-series is also airing a show dedicated to a group of people who took it upon themselves to rape and pillage Christians?

Does the show Vikings show Christians in a villainous way?
It paints both the Vikings and the Christians as often morally ambiguous,there are good and bad examples on both sides .

Oddly enough,historically most Vikings ultimately converted TO Christianity.Guess that's why you still run into lots of Christian's and very few worshippers of Oden and Thor.
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Oddly enough,historically most Vikings ultimately converted TO Christianity.Guess that's why you still run into lots of Christian's and very few worshippers of Oden and Thor.
Many Vikings were forcibly converted to Christianity, just like many Native Americans and elsewhere throughout the world.

Christianity has often been anything but a peaceable religion throughout it's long history.
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