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The White Lotus [HBO] *Spoilers*



  • Subscribers Posts: 35,347 ✭✭✭✭ sydthebeat

    complete nosedive of a last episode.

    seemed so incredibly rushed and they had no idea how to neatly tie up the storylines they created.

    Rachels decision was complete BS, there was absolutely no reason in the whole 6 episodes for her to make that choice.

    Shane being able just to fly off after doing that was complete BS

    Quinn at 16 being able to do that was complete BS

    at least the two spoilt bitches were still two spoilt bitches by the end

  • Registered Users Posts: 9,604 ✭✭✭ Hurrache

    Well that's sorta the point, nothing gets neatly tied up in reality.

  • Subscribers Posts: 35,347 ✭✭✭✭ sydthebeat

    and thats exactly my point.. there was nothing at all realistic or reality based about the conclusions

    rachel stays with shane after so many examples of him being a narcisstic selfish manchild, and after he stabs someone to death... with all her well established doubts...... realistic ??? really?? no way

    and quinn at 16 decides to simply stay in hawaii with no family and go rowing with the brahs .. cos.. you know well... humm.... that would most likely be the real outcome... nah

    the last episode was pretty much antithesis to everything that went before it and suffered greatly for that

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  • Registered Users Posts: 86 ✭✭ The Bollocks

    Worst show HBO has put out in years. John From Cincinnati levels of shite

  • Registered Users Posts: 568 ✭✭✭ Garlinge

    The music is from "Na Mele Hawaii: a Rediscovery of Hawaiian Vocal Music" Album by The Rose Ensemble 2014

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  • Hosted Moderators Posts: 22,565 ✭✭✭✭ beertons

    Wasn't the music throughout it really cool. Never heard a bad song.

  • Registered Users Posts: 5,445 ✭✭✭ Glebee

    Soundtrack really stood out for me.

  • Registered Users Posts: 409 ✭✭ Amberjack

    Just finished this last night and I enjoyed it, but I think 6 episodes was plenty. But, I can’t for the life of me understand why the 2 girls slept on the coach in a huge fancy suite and Quinn in the kitchen. Surely they had enough money to get them at least one other room, even if it was smaller. Also, what was the point of the pregnant intern? That storyline didn’t really go anywhere.

    It was very quirky and kind of reminded me of The Grand Budapest Hotel. Will watch season 2 whenever it airs.

  • Posts: 0 [Deleted User]

    Guess Shane had the bail money?

    Were the two horrible girls humbled a bit or did they go back to being as horrible?

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  • Registered Users Posts: 9,113 ✭✭✭ S.M.B.

    Managed to my viewing out over a few weeks. Thought the show was great. Possibly my favourite of the last few years. A rare example of where a set of constraints (eg limitations of filming during covid) result in something special being created.

  • Registered Users Posts: 2,771 ✭✭✭ recipio

    Brilliant satire on wealth in America. Every character had an agenda and the whole story had a delicious mix of decadence, stupidity and manic comedy.Murray Barlow was terrific as the hapless hotel manager - he reminded me of Basil Fawlty.

    The whole atmosphere was bathed in a golden light ( must be peculiar to Hawaii ) but I thought the soundtrack was a bit subdued at times making it hard to follow conversations. I see a series 2 has been commissioned - something to look forward to in the winter ?

  • Registered Users Posts: 1,468 ✭✭✭ cdgalwegian

    Watched the first 3 episodes. Very enjoyable Fawlty Towers-tinged anthology of dislikeable characters, but whose various obsessions/addictions highlight the superficialities of the modern world.

    Soundtrack is by Cristobal Tapia de Veer, with his distinctive sound; the most famous of which is for Utopia

  • Registered Users Posts: 1,468 ✭✭✭ cdgalwegian

    Finished this last night. The drama got better and humour got much better as it went on. Though, as others have pointed out, the denouement in the last episode dampened the effect, where the ends of stories were tied up unsatisfactorily, for different reasons. Still though, overall- great show. Love the idea of different hotel for next season.

  • Registered Users Posts: 18,603 ✭✭✭✭ glasso

    Finally got around to watching this.

    What a pile of dysfunctional and dislikeable counts.

    The friend-of-the-family freeloader girl was possibly the worst and most hypocritical and deluded of them all.

    Hope for the sake of the Resort Manager guy that the younger hotel gopher lad had a good scrub at a bidet before the arse-munching scene.

  • Registered Users Posts: 74,162 ✭✭✭✭ JP Liz V1

    Michael Imperioli is set to star

  • Registered Users Posts: 74,162 ✭✭✭✭ JP Liz V1

    Aubrey Plaza to star

  • Moderators, Entertainment Moderators, Science, Health & Environment Moderators, Regional East Moderators Posts: 17,183 Mod ✭✭✭✭ The Black Oil

    We'll have the Italian landscape to enjoy with season 2.

  • Registered Users Posts: 74,162 ✭✭✭✭ JP Liz V1

    Theo James, Meghann Fahy, Will Sharpe and Leo Woodall join the cast