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Labyrinth

Post by Madeleine » Tue April 2nd, 2013, 8:44 am

Anyone watch this over the weekend? I'm about halfway through the second part. It's OK but a bit of a mess and not particularly easy to follow - true it's about 6 years since I read the book and I can't remember much about it :o It has Katie McGrath - from Merlin - in it and she's playing pretty much the same part as Morgana, just more raunchy and evil :rolleyes: And so many ad breaks :mad:
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Post by Mythica » Tue April 2nd, 2013, 9:21 am

Crap, I didn't know it was on already. Must go look for reruns.

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Post by Vanessa » Tue April 2nd, 2013, 9:22 am

Another one I've recorded, Madeleine. I've also recorded The Village, a new BBC epic drama series set over 100 years beginning in 1914.
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Post by Madeleine » Tue April 2nd, 2013, 11:26 am

I recorded The Village but not sure if I fancy it, I've heard it's very "grim up North" - sorry to anyone who lives in the area, no offence intended! But even the preview articles I read said it was relentlessly grim.
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Post by EC2 » Tue April 2nd, 2013, 11:32 am

I wall-banged Labyrinth the book, so didn't bother to record or watch the programme.
Les proz e les vassals
Souvent entre piez de chevals
Kar ja li coard n’I chasront

'The Brave and the valiant
Are always to be found between the hooves of horses
For never will cowards fall down there.'

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Post by rebecca » Wed April 3rd, 2013, 12:39 am

[quote=""Vanessa""]Another one I've recorded, Madeleine. I've also recorded The Village, a new BBC epic drama series set over 100 years beginning in 1914.[/quote]

I want to see both Labrynth(not read the book) does it also star Sybil(Downtown Abbey)? And I want to watch 'The Village' but may have to order it from Amazon U.K once it is released. I don't know if Australia will air these two shows.

Bec :)

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Post by Madeleine » Wed April 3rd, 2013, 8:30 am

Yes Lady Sybil is in it, as well as Morgana from Merlin (who's basically playing a raunchier, more evil version of Morgana!).

Watched the rest of it last night and it was pretty meh, made WWE look like a masterpiece. Disappointing.
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Post by Vanessa » Wed April 3rd, 2013, 10:11 am

I haven't watched Labyrinth yet but did watch the first episode of The Village yesterday. Yes, it is pretty grim. I might try another episode to see if it improves. I'm from 'up north' and it's definitely not as grim as that. LOL.
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Post by Vanessa » Sun April 7th, 2013, 11:58 am

I watched Labyrinth last night and enjoyed it. I found I had to watch it very closely or otherwise I think I may have been very lost. The amount of adverts was very annoying and I thought they were detrimental to the flow of the story. They seemed to be every 10 minutes. I'm glad I'd recorded it so I could fast-forward.

I spotted Kate Mosse's cameo appearance as a tour guide at the end!
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