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by RichardWarrenField
Tue August 24th, 2010, 2:08 pm
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: The Pillars of the Earth on Starz
Replies: 97
Views: 10750

Pillars of the Earth Comments

My opinion on the cathedral? They've done what they needed to do for a visual medium on a mini-series about the construction of a cathedral. I know from some of the background material that they paid a lot of attention to the cathedral set. I can't say I am blown away by anything, but I'm watching i...
by RichardWarrenField
Sun August 22nd, 2010, 10:53 pm
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: The Pillars of the Earth on Starz
Replies: 97
Views: 10750

Pillars of the Earth Comments

Well, for those of us watching on Starz, the last episode is coming up. I am really curious how they are going to finish this off, considering they have gotten up to about two thirds of the book, and we are three quarters through the mini-series. Seems like they have more story than time - they will...
by RichardWarrenField
Wed August 18th, 2010, 2:28 am
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: The Pillars of the Earth on Starz
Replies: 97
Views: 10750

The Pillars of The Earth discussion

Epilepsy. Hmm. I don't know. So an epileptic fit triggered by Jack's statue. If that's correct, then I guess there's a historical basis for it. My opinion? I still found it over the top... Richard Warren Field http://www.richardwarrenfield.com/ http://www.richardwarrenfield.com/TheSwordsofFaith.htm ...
by RichardWarrenField
Tue August 17th, 2010, 4:43 pm
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: The Pillars of the Earth on Starz
Replies: 97
Views: 10750

Pillars of the Earth Comments

I think they had Stephen at Kingsbridge for two reasons: 1) They wanted to involve him more directly in the action (as has been pointed out earlier in this discussion), and without having the king's brother as a character who acts as an intermediary between Waleran Bigod and Stephen, they wanted tha...
by RichardWarrenField
Tue August 17th, 2010, 1:56 pm
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: The Pillars of the Earth on Starz
Replies: 97
Views: 10750

The Pillars of The Earth discussion

I think that initial clunkiness, with respect to the royals, had to do with having King Stephen at Kingsbridge during the Battle of Lincoln. As you are probably aware, Stephen is at the Battle of Lincoln in the novel. By having him at Kingsbridge, foaming at the mouth from his reaction to Jack's sta...
by RichardWarrenField
Tue August 17th, 2010, 1:22 am
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: The Pillars of the Earth on Starz
Replies: 97
Views: 10750

Pillars of the Earth Comments

I agree with Berengaria - Maud/Matilda seems way too girlish for the role. Rufus Sewell's voice - hmmm - Matthew McFayden and Ian McShane have such dynamic, resonant voices that Sewell's may suffer in comparison! I have been enjoying this series, as an entertainment, and as a curiosity as a writer o...

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