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GaussHog
GaussHog
11 years ago

Tapping’s narration is kind of boring, camera work is way too shaky for a FANTASY show, and the fight scene was the worst shot fight scene I’ve seen since the last Bourne movie…but, other than that, I liked it, and I’ll be watching the next episode. Nice seeing Patrick Gilmore.

Felix_Cat
Felix_Cat
11 years ago

I like her narration, it gives it a storybook feel. And the fight scene was awesome! I’m definitely watching the next one.

Sylvia
Sylvia
11 years ago

I watched it and it was kind of good, but the actors, particularly Riese, had such perfect makeup and grooming that it seemed kind of fake and took me out of the story. But I’ll keep watching, at least for a while.

GaussHog
GaussHog
11 years ago

@Felix_Cat What was awesome about a fight scene you can’t see? It’s this terrible trend in Hollywood that everyone’s pulling even when it doesn’t make sense, action movies where you can’t see the action. I love the documentary-style when it actually is used in a show that is gritty and realistic, but this is a fantasy universe! There are no cameras! What are they imitating? What style are they going for? All they’re doing is trying to hide the fact that their actors can’t fight. I heard someone else say that Tapping should have used her British accent, and I… Read more »

Piernik
Piernik
11 years ago

The fighting scene was horrible!

Stoko
Stoko
11 years ago

Bit of a disappointment, considering it’s region locked to America. Maybe the article could’ve made that clearer? Instead of a big headline instructing me to “Watch Riese Episode 1 today!”, it could’ve said something like “Americans: Watch Riese Episode 1 today!”?

So much for that show.