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Lost in Austen

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diamondlil
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Postby diamondlil » Thu March 12th, 2009, 9:23 am

I watched the first half of this tonight and thought it was pretty entertaining. It is fluff, but it's fun fluff!

I think Hugh Bonneville is hysterical as Mr Bennett.
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LoveHistory
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Postby LoveHistory » Thu March 12th, 2009, 3:59 pm

Must...see...this! I love hysterical Mr. Bennets.

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diamondlil
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Postby diamondlil » Thu March 12th, 2009, 9:21 pm

I would add a disclaimer and say that I am pretty sure that there are some Austen purists who would be absolutely horrified at this series
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Postby LoveHistory » Fri March 13th, 2009, 1:37 pm

I believe I've met some of them. They don't much like my writing. I, on the other hand, love a good bit of craziness inspired by Austen. Though I do draw the line at aliens and zombies.

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Mello
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Location: Melbourne, Australia

Postby Mello » Wed April 8th, 2009, 8:48 am

I just watched this on DVD (as with so many other shows, I missed it when it was on TV). What a hoot! I loved it, and as far as characterisation and performance goes, I think I have found the best Darcy yet.

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diamondlil
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Postby diamondlil » Wed April 15th, 2009, 12:03 pm

I finally watched the last half of this tonight, and totally enjoyed it! I am planning on keeping it and watching it again.
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Suzanne Crowley
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Postby Suzanne Crowley » Wed April 15th, 2009, 2:04 pm

I thought it was great fun. Just ordered the DVD.

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Telynor
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Location: On the Banks of the Hudson

Postby Telynor » Thu April 16th, 2009, 6:15 am

Being the Austen junkie that I am, I better see this. I hope it's on Netflix.

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pat
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Location: Adelaide, South Australia

Postby pat » Fri April 17th, 2009, 4:53 am

I watched it when it was on ABC, and then went into the shop and got the DVD! I loved it! Yes, it is fluff, but it is good fluff! The extras on the dvd is good too.



Love the Darcy and pond bit! Poor bloke! It was filmed in the winter!!!!
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diamondlil
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Postby diamondlil » Fri April 17th, 2009, 7:09 am

Yes, you coudl see their breath as they were talking.
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