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What Movies Have You Seen Lately?

rebecca
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Postby rebecca » Sun November 11th, 2012, 2:29 am

"DianeL" wrote:I still have the final two eps available on Netflix to go, but have largely enjoyed it. There are some pretty clanging issues with the translation to modern London (the episode featuring Exotic Asians was pretty squirmily 19th-century in its presentation, and there are some fairly insane requirements put on the Willing Suspension of Disbelief), but I like the characters a great deal.

rebecca, when you get to see it, let me know what you think!


Will do Diane but it may take a while...Hopefully I will be moving soon.

I watched Snow White and the Huntsman lastnight...2/5 watchable but I find Kristen Stewart's 'acting' snooze worthy!

Still working through Vampire Diaries and still getting over a nasty, vicious horrid, filthy....COLD!....And yes I'm a SOOK when it comes to colds and flu's :p

Bec :)

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

Postby Nefret » Sun November 11th, 2012, 5:24 am

"princess garnet" wrote:I remember watching that show when it first broadcasted on PBS.


PBS has some good shows. :)

Rebecca, did you also see Mirror Mirror?
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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princess garnet
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Location: Maryland

Postby princess garnet » Sun November 11th, 2012, 4:47 pm

"rebecca" wrote:I watched Snow White and the Huntsman lastnight...2/5 watchable but I find Kristen Stewart's 'acting' snooze worthy!

I watched that on my flight home from France last month. Don't ask why, I enjoyed the soundtrack and bought the CD after I came home.

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Brenna
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Location: Delaware

Postby Brenna » Sun November 11th, 2012, 6:35 pm

Went to see Skyfall. Amazing!!
Brenna

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Vanessa
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Currently reading: The Two Houses by Fran Cooper
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favorite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
Preferred HF: Any
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Postby Vanessa » Mon November 12th, 2012, 11:04 am

My daughter went to see Skyfall and then told me all about it!! :eek: Thanks, darling daughter. :rolleyes:
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rebecca
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Postby rebecca » Tue November 13th, 2012, 1:33 am

"Nefret" wrote:PBS has some good shows. :)

Rebecca, did you also see Mirror Mirror?


No I didn't Nefret. I don't know why but the movie didn't appeal to me. But I might hire out 'Once Upon a Time' and see how I like that one.

I also watched the first two episodes of 'Downtown Abbey S 3,' and though I hate to say it, I thought Shirley Maclaine's appearances a bit boring, perhaps I expected too much. I will watch another couple of episodes tonight.

Bec :) PS: Is Skyfall better than Quantum? I remember turning that one off!

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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Tue November 13th, 2012, 3:03 am

I called the theatre and asked them when oh when would they get "Skyfall" and they said they think the first week of Dec, I hope so!

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Madeleine
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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 » Tue November 13th, 2012, 10:00 am

"rebecca" wrote:No I didn't Nefret. I don't know why but the movie didn't appeal to me. But I might hire out 'Once Upon a Time' and see how I like that one.

I also watched the first two episodes of 'Downtown Abbey S 3,' and though I hate to say it, I thought Shirley Maclaine's appearances a bit boring, perhaps I expected too much. I will watch another couple of episodes tonight.

Bec :) PS: Is Skyfall better than Quantum? I remember turning that one off!


Shirley MacLaine is barely in Downton, so don't worry, she goes home soon! And it does get better, but get the hankies ready :eek:
Currently reading "How to stop time" by Matt Haig & "The Miller's Dance" by Winston Graham

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Nefret
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Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
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Postby Nefret » Wed November 14th, 2012, 12:44 am

Much Ado About Nothing (again)
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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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DianeL
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Postby DianeL » Wed November 14th, 2012, 1:14 am

Saturday night, I watched "Dinner at Eight" and came away sort of amazed I'd never seen it before. Very interesting and emotionally layered, and I generally enjoy Barrymore's turns.

Tonight, watching "What Price Hollywood" circa 1932. So far so good, but not yet 15 minutes in!
"To be the queen, she agreed to be the widow!"

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