American Gods

American Gods

Season One

DVD - 2017
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When Shadow Moon is released from prison, he meets the mysterious Mr. Wednesday and a storm begins to brew. Little does Shadow know, this storm will change the course of his entire life. Left adrift by the recent, tragic death of his wife, Shadow is hired as Mr. Wednesday's bodyguard. He finds himself in a hidden world where magic is real, where the Old Gods fear irrelevance and the growing power of the New Gods, and where Mr. Wednesday is building an army to reclaim his lost glory.

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DPLRoxanne Jan 17, 2018

An engaging adaptation of Neil Gaiman's novel by the same name (read the book as a primer). This is the cinematic version of Great American road trip novel with elements of fantasy, mythology and American history, folklore and culture woven throughout. Pablo Schreiber is great as Mad Sweeney...even if the color of his wig/beard is off putting. Ian McShane makes for an ideal Mr. Wednesday. Ends on a cliff-hanger. Eagerly awaiting Season 2.

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c_anderson
Jan 14, 2018

Awesome adaptation of the book! Neil Gaiman was heavily involved in the adaptation, which is evident in the way the show is true to the book without being literal. There’s some graphic violence as well as graphic sexuality (hetero and homo) but it is handled well. Can’t wait for season 2.

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LauraSteinert
Jan 07, 2018

Starts out as a slasher (with some of the worst fake blood to ever drench a camera) then switches to a mystic dreamer caught in prison, then a different guy meets a demon in a bar and they have a graphic sexual scene, then Satan gets on a plane with him the day the first guy is released from prison to go to his wife' funeral. Satan offers him a job; the 6'6" leprechaun tells him not to take the job, but he does. So that was episode one. I'm done. Life is too short to deal with this nonsense.

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conniemaas
Nov 05, 2017

Remember when you start to watch this program the title will be helpful to understand what is going on in the program. By the end of the third disc the plot becomes clear.. This is for the person who wants to do a little thinking.

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LauraSteinert
Jan 07, 2018

LauraSteinert thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over

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