It has been posted before, but I wanted to reiterate that the book “The Gold Standard: Rules to Live By” is amazing. I would highly recommend the audio book so you can hear Jeremy Piven narrate. It’s only 3 hours long on Audible, but I promise it’s worth it. I haven’t felt this way about Entourage since I saw the show for the first time.
The book is worth a re-listen as well.
They are seen hitting golf balls toward other houses like it's no big deal. Is this something that people do? It seems like a real dick-ish thing to do, and while I know it's a show, I swear I've seen other shows depict the same thing. Just curious.
Drama has always been the funniest character to me and his lines always have me dying. Just want to hear everyone's favorite lines of his. I'll start with what has to be the best one.
E: "I'm not searching out a girl just to fuck her."
Drama: "Why not?"
E: "Cause it's mean!"
Drama: "No, no, no... Mean is when I made Jess Mancini ride her bike home after I ass fucked her."
I remember during the first watch, that was legitimately one of the biggest surprises I've seen on television. I completely expected it be amazing- I figured finale of season 4 on an 8 season show, this must be the climax and defining moment for the series. I assumed all of the negative build up to be part of the suspense, and to create drama and tension. But then it was actually bad...I was not expecting that at all.
I also think that's the turning point in the series, where the "golden era" of the show ends. Entourage is the story of Vince as he is becoming famous, but not quite there. It's also the story of Medellin- everything that happens in the first 4 seasons is to chase the Medellin dream. It would have been a very different second half if Medellin was a movie star, and IMO it might have been better. Season 5 starts with Vince as an A-lister, instead of trying the capture the season 1 "up and comer and always in debt" feel. Season 5 could have been the next big movie Vince and E producers, or a new trilogy, etc.
When Scott was invited to the wedding, he declined saying as much as he wants to, he's not because it looks like it's a family thing. Everytime I see him I just think how much of a fist magnet his face is, but kudos to that guy for turning down a proper invite like that. He's now better than E to me. Hell, everybody's better than E. I'm so irritated by that guy now.
IVe watched the series probably 4-5 times all the way through since it aired and absolutely loved the show. I had been putting off the movie for the sole fact that i did not want there to officially be no more entourage but last night i caved and streamed it online for free.
While I did enjoy the movie, i do have one major problem with it. I absolutely hate that Vince’s marriage to Sophia failed, and that realistically the writers only did this to create conflict over Emily ratajowski between Vince and the confinancier’s son.
This for me destroys all of Vince’s character development. When he finally ends up with Sophia, Vince has matured so much and finally found peace with who he is, no longer does he just let people do what they want with him, (seasons 1-3) no longer is he searching for himself (seasons 4-6) and no longer is he full of himself and telling others what to do for him (season 7). He has finally discovered himself as the truly kind and caring person his friends always see him as, he writes a movie for drama, he saves turtles stocks in avion, gets sloan back for e, and even tries to save Carl ertz from addiction. He finally realizes that he doesn’t just want more but he is more, and decides that Sophia Leer, brilliant girl who is quite literally unlike any girl he’s ever been with, is the girl for him.
The decision in the film to throw that relationship away after 9 days is the writers deciding that all the growth Vince did have was irrelevant and he plays a horribly underdeveloped character in the movie.
I personally feel that the writing for Vince was a terrible cop out and i choose to believe entourage ended after season 8 and that the movie is just bad fan fiction. What is everyone else’s thoughts on this?
Just finished the show for the second time and about to watch the movie again. I get that it has its flaws but fuck man I fucking love entourage. Sure it’s not game of thrones or breaking bad quality but one of the only shows that make me genuinely miss the universe and the cast after finishing it. Time to count down the days until I decided to rewatch it all a 3rd time. Also fuck Sasha Gray.