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4 Discs

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On the surface, the Bayer-Boatwrights of Portland, Ore. are the model of a progressive, multiracial family. Greg is a respected philosophy professor and author; his wife, Audrey, is a former therapist turned conflict-resolution consultant for middle and high schools. Greg and Audrey have three adopted children, Ashley, Duc and Ramon, and a biological daughter, Kristen. But as Audrey prepares for Greg’s 60th birthday party, deep cracks begin to appear in the domestic façade, threatening to upend their very way of life, and they are eventually forced to take Ramon to Dr. Farid Shokrani, a Muslim psychiatrist with demons of his own. Created by Alan Ball (Emmy® winner for HBO’s “Six Feet Under”; Oscar® winner for “American Beauty”), the drama series HERE AND NOW begins its ten-episode season SUNDAY, FEB. 11 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO. Tim Robbins (Oscar® winner for “Mystic River”) and Holly Hunter (Emmy® winner for HBO’s “The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom”; Oscar® winner for “The Piano”) star in the show, which offers a provocative, darkly comic meditation on the disparate forces polarizing contemporary America, exploring what it’s like to be an “other” today.


REVIEW:
Bring on season 2!
When I first sat to watch this show, I wasn't sure I'd be able to make it to the end. I wasn't sure I could get immersed into the story enough to enjoy it.
This is one of those shows that you have to watch the full season before it starts to come together. Literally the last couple of episodes I actually started find myself pulled into what was happening around these two families. I became personally invested.
Up until that point, it was a bit of a struggle getting interested. It was the little things though. Having great actors really helped too. Holly Hunter and Tim Robins are both pretty epic and it doesn't end here.
I still feel like the connection between the two families, with Roman and the doctor he sees, is lacking and not coming together yet but I'm hopeful that will change in the next season.
Different that's for sure, but I think in a good way. It's definitely not like anything I've ever seen before.


2.5/5



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Comments

  1. Lovely name.
    Freda.
    High! Im kold!
    I been to Seventh-Heaven;
    am an ex-black belt;
    am a published author
    and am an NDE.
    How mucha wanna betcha
    ya cannot find those four
    qualities in a human being?


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  2. I've heard about that one but I didn't know it took place in Portland! I'll have to check it out. I lived there for my college years and would love to get back there.

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