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What Movies Have You Seen Lately?

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Nefret
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Postby Nefret » Fri June 1st, 2012, 3:16 am

"SonjaMarie" wrote:Is Spamalot on DVD, I can't find it at Netflix.

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It is not on the Netflix, and I can't find it online. Not sure about the DVD.
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Postby fljustice » Fri June 1st, 2012, 7:28 pm

"DianeL" wrote:In the world of this actual thread, I did finally finish the reboot of Battlestar Galactica. A lot of people seemed to reject the way it ended, but I will have to confess I don't understand what there might have been to protest. A couple of thoughts here.


My beef was the triteness of the ending. For those who haven't seen the show and still want to, I'll put the rest of my comments in spoiler mode.

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Postby DianeL » Fri June 1st, 2012, 10:11 pm

"fljustice" wrote:My beef was the triteness of the ending. For those who haven't seen the show and still want to, I'll put the rest of my comments in spoiler mode.



My question, though, which is what the post was about, is ... what other options did BSG have? The entire series was a promise to get us to an ending. The ending may have been, as I put it at the blog, a "money shot" (predictable), but it was really the only way they could have *ended* - anything else would have necessitated the continuation of war in one form or another. More to the point, the entire show is a not at all subtly dropped hint TO your option 2. I can't conceive how could have taken that out of the equation and ended honestly.


"Nefret" wrote:Did you like it? I'm going to try Spamalot now.


Oh, my queue is so full, I've added it but not watched it yet. :)
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Postby SonjaMarie » Sat June 2nd, 2012, 2:15 am

Are you talking about "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" or the musical "Spamalot" cause that's not on DVD.

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Postby Nefret » Sat June 2nd, 2012, 6:23 am

We were talking about "Spamalot".
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"
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Postby SonjaMarie » Sat June 2nd, 2012, 7:06 am

But that's not on DVD, I'm so confuzzled!

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Postby Nefret » Sun June 3rd, 2012, 10:32 pm

"SonjaMarie" wrote:But that's not on DVD, I'm so confuzzled!

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I wish it was. I was trying to find it.
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}

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Postby SonjaMarie » Mon June 4th, 2012, 2:02 am

"Dead Again", great movie.

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Postby fljustice » Mon June 4th, 2012, 9:07 pm

Hysteria, based on a play, based on "true events"--the invention of the vibrator in 1880 London. Lots of cheap laughs as our young hero doctor learns how to apply "massage" to ladies suffering from a wandering uterus to bring on a "paroxysm' which stabilizes the offending organ. Fun but predictable movie.
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Postby DianeL » Mon June 4th, 2012, 10:55 pm

SM you're inspiring me to see it ... again. Heh. :)

Faith, I actually have that scene in my WIP taking place in the early 4th century! In my time period, actually administering the treatment would have been beneath a physician, so the helping hand is that of a midwife/nurse.

Ahh, hysteria. And its time-tested ... erm ... remedies.
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