American Crime Story: The People vs O.J. Simpson

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Postby remiell » Wed Feb 24, 2016 8:08 am



Release dates: February 2nd, 2016 (US) | February 15th, 2016 (UK) | More

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IMDB: 8.7
Metacritic: 90%


American Crime Story is an American true crime anthology television series developed by Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski, who are executive producers with Brad Falchuk, Nina Jacobson, Ryan Murphy, and Brad Simpson.

Season one - main cast:
Sterling K. Brown as Christopher Darden
Kenneth Choi as Judge Lance Ito
Christian Clemenson as William Hodgman
Cuba Gooding, Jr. as O. J. Simpson
Bruce Greenwood as Gil Garcetti
Nathan Lane as F. Lee Bailey
Sarah Paulson as Marcia Clark
David Schwimmer as Robert Kardashian
John Travolta as Robert Shapiro
Courtney B. Vance as Johnnie Cochran
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Postby Storyteller » Wed Feb 24, 2016 10:44 am

I don't believe Cuba in the role to be honest, he doesn't pull it off well in my opinion.
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Postby Thriller » Wed Feb 24, 2016 7:16 pm

I've watched episode one, enjoyed it. High-drama and I bet the next episode will be even better.

John Travolta looks terrible!
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Postby NothingFails » Wed Feb 24, 2016 8:17 pm

Cuba seems to be the weak link, but it's well written.

I was shocked that Sarah Paulson got away with saying MF on television in episode 3. Granted though, I wonder how many "kids" are actually interested in watching a tv show about a murder trial from 20 years ago (since people complain about this stuff out of fear of what impressionable kids will take), but still, censors can be so over the top and I was shocked FX didn't ban it.
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Postby Thombus » Thu Mar 10, 2016 8:27 pm

This whole show is incredible - Sarah Paulson has been outstanding in this, hopefully she'll be recognised for it!
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Postby biscuits » Thu Mar 16, 2017 11:39 pm

Didn't anybody watch this? I'm on episode 7 now and I'm hooked!

I haven't been overly impressed with Sarah P in Horror Story but her portrayal of Marcia Clark is nothing short of phenomenal. She's had me close to tears several times during this series and she is the star of every scene she's in. I'm glad she got so much recognition for this.

It's a great cast in general except for David Schwimmer! I don't know if it's because he is Ross or that he's playing a really pathetic character, but he's really annoying me. Hate him. Cuba is too whiny to be OJ also. Good acting but poor portrayal.
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Postby Westen » Thu Mar 16, 2017 11:46 pm

biscuits wrote:Didn't anybody watch this? I'm on episode 7 now and I'm hooked!

I haven't been overly impressed with Sarah P in Horror Story but her portrayal of Marcia Clark is nothing short of phenomenal. She's had me close to tears several times during this series and she is the star of every scene she's in. I'm glad she got so much recognition for this.

It's a great cast in general except for David Schwimmer! I don't know if it's because he is Ross or that he's playing a really pathetic character, but he's really annoying me. Hate him. Cuba is too whiny to be OJ also. Good acting but poor portrayal.
Yeah I watched it this year, i was always interested in the story because only things i knew were from tv shows, books etc when he was mentioned, i had no idea how much the case was referenced tho :lol:

Sarah P was really amazing, i felt hurt so many times. It's so hard to believe now that back in the day DNA was still very new and no one believed in it.

I think Robert Kardashian wasn't that big part of the story so David didn't have much to go on with in the first place...
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Postby Thriller » Sun Mar 19, 2017 11:39 am

I did watch all of this and loved it, Sarah Paulson was brilliant.
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Postby Loose » Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:15 pm

I've watched episode 1 tonight and I am not overly impressed with the show.

Does it get any better? Episode 1 was rather dull.
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Postby biscuits » Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:32 pm

Loose wrote:I've watched episode 1 tonight and I am not overly impressed with the show.

Does it get any better? Episode 1 was rather dull.
It gets much better. Episode 2 (or 3?) which is all about the police chase is boring but once Marcia gets more screentime, it’s addictive.
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Postby biscuits » Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:54 pm

Rewatching this. The guy who plays OJ has the most annoying voice EVER!
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Postby Benny » Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:44 am

Currently watching this, it's absolutely phenomenal! The entire cast is fantastic, especially Sarah Paulson.
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Postby greek_boy » Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:48 pm

hmmm might give it a try
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