Welcome to the Historical Fiction Online forums: a friendly place to discuss, review and discover historical fiction.
If this is your first visit, please be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above.
You will have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed.
To start viewing posts, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

What Movies Have You Seen Lately?

User avatar
LoveHistory
Bibliomaniac
Location: Wisconsin, USA
Contact:

Postby LoveHistory » Fri January 20th, 2012, 12:44 pm

"Madeleine" wrote:I must admit as good as Alan R was in that movie (Sense...) I always thought he was a little er older than Brandon! But overall I loved that film, and it's my favourite Austen adaptation. The BBC series was good, wasn't Downton's Dan Stevens (Matthew) playing Hugh Grant's role in that?


Indeed he was, Madeleine. And while he was rather too good looking for the role, I wasn't complaining. :D

User avatar
fljustice
Bibliophile
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Contact:

Postby fljustice » Sun January 22nd, 2012, 7:42 pm

Centurion with Michael Fassbender and Dominic West (from The Wire--if you haven't watched it, you should, some of the best television ever make.) The movie was OK--more about the eye candy and fight scenes than anything. Glad I got it on Netflix rather than paid for the theater ticket.
Faith L. Justice, Author Website
User signature picture

User avatar
Brenna
Bibliophile
Location: Delaware

Postby Brenna » Mon January 23rd, 2012, 4:36 pm

Hubby and I watched Larry Crowne. Not near as bad as the critics claimed!
Brenna

User avatar
Nefret
Bibliomaniac
Favorite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
Location: Temple of Isis

Postby Nefret » Mon January 23rd, 2012, 7:10 pm

Emma (1996) My favourite Jane Austen story. I forgot Ewan McGregor was in this.
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!
- "Into Battle"
{Ensiferum}

User avatar
SonjaMarie
Bibliomaniac
Location: Vashon, WA
Contact:

Postby SonjaMarie » Mon January 23rd, 2012, 7:38 pm

"Three Men and A Baby"

SM
The Lady Jane Grey Internet Museum
My Booksfree Queue

Original Join Date: Mar 2006
Previous Amount of Posts: 2,517
Books Read In 2014: 109 - June: 17 (May: 17)
Full List Here: http://www.historicalfictiononline.com/forums/showthread.php?p=114965

User avatar
LoveHistory
Bibliomaniac
Location: Wisconsin, USA
Contact:

Postby LoveHistory » Mon January 23rd, 2012, 7:38 pm

The Final Season. Great movie. True story too.

Also The Outsiders which I didn't like as much. Was interesting seeing some of today's most popular actors back when they were kids.

User avatar
Madeleine
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: The Miller's Dance by Winston Graham & How to Stop Time by Matt Haig
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Mon January 23rd, 2012, 8:30 pm

I remember loving The Outsiders when I first saw it about um I don't know how many years ago. Then I watched it again a few years ago and whilst it was still good and quite a powerful film, some of it seemed a bit hammy and melo-dramatic. But a good one for the "before they were famous" genre, especially Tom Cruise before he got the megawatt smile!
Currently reading "How to stop time" by Matt Haig & "The Miller's Dance" by Winston Graham

User avatar
Brenna
Bibliophile
Location: Delaware

Postby Brenna » Mon January 23rd, 2012, 8:37 pm

"SonjaMarie" wrote:"Three Men and A Baby"

SM


What an awesome "feel good" movie! And Tom Selleck-yum!
Brenna

User avatar
donroc
Compulsive Reader
Location: Winter Haven, Florida
Contact:

Postby donroc » Tue January 24th, 2012, 12:04 am

Oh, Rosalinda, a 1955 retelling of Die Fledermaus set in 4-Power occupied by The Red Shoes team of Powell and Pressburger starring Anton Walbrook, Michael Redgrave, Mel Ferrer, Anthony Quayle, Dennis Price, and Ludmilla Tcherina. Great farce and wonderful Strauss Music.
User signature picture

Bodo the Apostate, a novel set during the reign of Louis the Pious and end of the Carolingian Empire.

http://www.donaldmichaelplatt.com
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXZthhY6OtI&feature=channel_page

User avatar
SonjaMarie
Bibliomaniac
Location: Vashon, WA
Contact:

Postby SonjaMarie » Tue January 24th, 2012, 3:13 am

"Brenna" wrote:What an awesome "feel good" movie! And Tom Selleck-yum!


Exactly, the "feel good" part. None of the men do anything for me, sorry :)

Trivia: One of the bad guys who Tom's character gave the baby to is the main cop on "CSI" and now Ted Danson is on CSI.

SM
The Lady Jane Grey Internet Museum
My Booksfree Queue

Original Join Date: Mar 2006
Previous Amount of Posts: 2,517
Books Read In 2014: 109 - June: 17 (May: 17)
Full List Here: http://www.historicalfictiononline.com/forums/showthread.php?p=114965


Return to “Movies, Television, Radio, and Music”