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I found the first episode massively underwhelming
For such a huge budget, the production is constantly distractingly cheap looking. The clothes look like they were just taken off the racks in the clothing department, the sets look like they were just finished being painted a few hours before shooting, everything is so pristine it's unrealistic. There was even a scene with a pig pen that was spotless with just some fresh straw thrown in the corner for effect. Also, perhaps I'm mistaken but did they loop the same overhead FX shot about 3 or 4 times when Rosamund Pike was doing her CGI sorcery dance at the end? Add to that the guy who looks like he was pulled straight from some auditioning for some american daytime soap, and I'm struggling to convince myself to watch another episode. Perhaps the story is one for the ages, but I like my fantasy to be immersive and this one was the opposite for me.