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The Tudors chat

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Perdita
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Postby Perdita » Sat August 30th, 2008, 12:38 am

Who wants to talk about this series? I can't be the only one who's completely obsessed with it! (it's my guilty secret) :D

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Postby boswellbaxter » Sat August 30th, 2008, 1:13 am

I'm game! Which season are you watching?
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Postby Perdita » Sat August 30th, 2008, 1:34 am

Hooray! I'm halfway through season 2 at the moment. Anne has just had a miscarriage and Henry is starting to play around. :rolleyes:
Sir Thomas More and Bishop Fisher have just been executed. It was so sad and so well played by both actors, I got quite tearful watching it. I didn't think much of the first season but this one is much better. It seems to have got over the whole smutty thing and started concentrating on telling a story (inaccurate but fun, imo!)
Are you on season 3 in the US yet?

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Postby boswellbaxter » Sat August 30th, 2008, 1:59 am

"Perdita" wrote:Hooray! I'm halfway through season 2 at the moment. Anne has just had a miscarriage and Henry is starting to play around. :rolleyes:
Sir Thomas More and Bishop Fisher have just been executed. It was so sad and so well played by both actors, I got quite tearful watching it. I didn't think much of the first season but this one is much better. It seems to have got over the whole smutty thing and started concentrating on telling a story (inaccurate but fun, imo!)
Are you on season 3 in the US yet?


No. Season 2 ended here a couple of months back, so I don't think we'll be getting season 3 until 2009.

I agree that the second season is a lot better than the first one. The episode with More was haunting and very well done, and so was the final episode of season 2.
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Postby princess garnet » Sat August 30th, 2008, 1:54 pm

It'll be great if Channel 101 on DirecTV has season 2. They had an edited season 1 earlier this year.

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Postby Perdita » Sat August 30th, 2008, 3:41 pm

The series has made me think about Anne Boleyn in different way than before. I really hated Anne after reading PG's TOBG and David Starkey's 'Six Wives' but Natalie Dormer's portrayal has made me feel more sympathetic towards her.
I'm loving Peter O'Toole as the Pope as well.. his face when Michaelangelo stormed out of the Sistine Chapel was priceless :D

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Postby SonjaMarie » Sat August 30th, 2008, 5:31 pm

It'll be interesting to see what they do with Joss Stone at Anne of Cleves and if Henry will become even more disgusting in his looks and weight.

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Postby Perdita » Sat August 30th, 2008, 8:32 pm

"SonjaMarie" wrote:It'll be interesting to see what they do with Joss Stone at Anne of Cleves and if Henry will become even more disgusting in his looks and weight.

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Joss Stone might be quite good as A of C if she can master the accent. I can't imagine they'll make Jonathan Rhys Meyers look ugly but they might get him to start playing Henry as really, really unhinged. He's already going that way

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Postby Madeleine » Mon September 1st, 2008, 5:38 pm

I don't think JRM could ever look ugly either, but he does do unhinged really well.

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Postby SonjaMarie » Mon September 1st, 2008, 5:50 pm

Oh that he does indeed! First time I saw him was in "Gormenghast", he was good looking and creepy at the same time. The first time I really saw him as someone very sexy and likable was in "Bend It Like Beckham", he took my breathe away in a few scenes, *fans self*. But him playing Henry doesn't do anything for me at all.

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