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Starz announces "White Queen" adaptation (Phillipa Gregory)

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Post by Madeleine » Sun July 14th, 2013, 11:11 am

Read today that the US edit of this going to show a lot more nudity than the UK version; I'm surprised to hear this, or is it because it's a cable show?
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Post by EC2 » Sun July 14th, 2013, 2:06 pm

Here's the url http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... cenes.html
I can't think it'll make it any better.
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Post by Divia » Sun July 14th, 2013, 2:26 pm

LOL!

Oh we Americans are nothing more than a bunch of gun carrying horny cowboys! I love it. :D
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Post by sweetpotatoboy » Sun July 14th, 2013, 2:56 pm

[quote=""EC2""]Here's the url http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... cenes.html
I can't think it'll make it any better.[/quote]

No, it won't make it any "better" as a convincing historical drama or even as a gripping character drama. It just highlights the soap opera elements and the soft porn elements of some US cable TV dramas.
That doesn't mean we can't enjoy the odd ogle for what it is, though.

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Post by Madeleine » Sun July 14th, 2013, 7:12 pm

Yeah, it's fairly tame stuff!
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Post by Nefret » Sun July 14th, 2013, 9:03 pm

Did they leave in all the mentions of the French mermaid?
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
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Post by Misfit » Mon July 15th, 2013, 1:20 am

[quote=""Madeleine""]Read today that the US edit of this going to show a lot more nudity than the UK version; I'm surprised to hear this, or is it because it's a cable show?[/quote]

Oy veh. I don't mess with the premium cable channels (don't bother with TV much outside of the Food Channel and Judge Judy), but Starz would be one of them, and IIRC when I did watch more cable, they can pretty much do what they want. Very different from the mainstream ABC/NBC/CBS, etc.
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Post by Vanessa » Tue July 16th, 2013, 11:02 am

Typical BBC anyway! At least it's more comfortable to watch in front of one's elderly mother!! LOL.
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Post by Madeleine » Wed July 17th, 2013, 10:07 am

Watched this week's and it's beginning to pick up a bit - and I'm starting to like Anne Neville too. It's also fun trying to see where the supposed inspiration for Game of Thrones came from.

I also liked their nail polish.....
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Post by sweetpotatoboy » Tue August 6th, 2013, 8:08 am

Was Ludlow Castle at this time actually "in Wales" as it stated at the beginning of this week's episode??

I know it was the seat of English government over Wales, but was it not in England (Shropshire) as it is now?

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