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This Margin Call-style financial drama, executive produced by Neil Burger (The Illusionist, Limitless) and featuring Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis, will debut on Showtime in January 2016.

First trailer below:


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Wed Aug 12, 2015 12:33 am
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Looks great. Well cast. Love the trailer's soundtrack.


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Dialogue feels forced and unconvincing. Disappointing.

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Premieres tonight.

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Though it borders on absurdity at times, i still thoroughly enjoyed the first two episodes. Lewis and Gimatti are top notch and work off each other and their supporting cast very well.

They will need to improve on some of the dialogue however which feels forced and unneccesary.

And Maggie Siff is quite mesmerising here which is surprising as i never thought she was particularily attractive elsewhere (ie. Mad Men).

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Thu Feb 04, 2016 1:32 am
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My wife suggested the show, and despite I liked that trailer a few years back I didn't feel really interested in starting it. But, just watched the first episode and damn, I enjoyed that a lot. I look forward getting into this show.


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I finished Season 1 a while ago, and just finished season 2 as well.

It gets pretty wild, to the point of the unbelievable sometimes, but it's just nicely entertaining through most of it. The cast is just splendid, I'll keep coming back for more.

Season 1: A-
Season 2: A-


Thu May 02, 2019 12:57 pm
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Caught up with Season 3 and just finished season 4 yesterday as well. The Axe - Chuck dynamic worked well in this last season.

Very entertaining show.

Season 3: A-
Season 4: A-


Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:27 am
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Since I just finished Homeland I think I'm going to start binging this next. It looks really entertaining from the previews and Damien Lewis is just awesome. You also can't go wrong with Giamatti.


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Nice it is and they're both 2 great leads. Look forward to ready any of your reviews.


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Yeah this show is crazy entertaining. Paul Giamatti and Damien Lewis are just awesome as the leads and I love how their dynamic/rivalry evolves over each season. What really took me by surprise though is how great the supporting characters are. David Constabile, Kelly AuCoin, Stephen Kunken and Asia Kate Dillion were fantastic side characters, and there are so many instances in this show when their characters completely steal the show. I really liked Toby Leonard Moore, Daniel K. Issac and Dan Soder's characters as well. Hell even Maggie Siff starts to have an interesting arc as the show goes on and man is she hot. It took me a while to even realize where I last saw her, but I like her a lot more in this than in Son's of Anarchy. The only thing I'm a bit disappointed with is how little Malin Akerman has to do in this show now.

When it started out I was really enjoying the whole family dynamic her character had with Damien Lewis, but now that she's been pretty much reduced to only cameo appearances it isn't nearly as interesting IMO. Can't wait for Season 5 as each season has been pretty damn consistant.


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