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What Movies Have You Seen Lately?

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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

Re: What Movies Have You Seen Lately?

Postby Madeleine » Tue July 14th, 2015, 2:56 pm

I found Lestat quite amusing too, in all the books - he definitely has the best lines, especially when he's the main narrator.
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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Favorite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
Location: Temple of Isis

Re: What Movies Have You Seen Lately?

Postby Nefret » Wed July 15th, 2015, 3:22 am

Yeah, he's funnier in the books. Thought that Lestat was badly cast in Queen of the Damned. (He's supposed to be blonde.)
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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Location: Midatlantic east coast, United States
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Re: What Movies Have You Seen Lately?

Postby DianeL » Sun January 17th, 2016, 3:53 pm

So is anyone else as Sherlock-obsessed as I and many of my writing friends are?

This new year began in the loveliest way - PBS was premiering the new special, on Friday the 2nd, and one of my lovely friends and I were texting all "It's coming on!" and ... their PBS streaming service (they can't get the channel and don't have cable) jammed. Fortunately, I have a DVR, so I rewound the little bit I'd watched, hit pause, and they came over toot-sweet. And I watched with my lovely friend and her charming husband. What a great start to the year!

And the special was very good. Someone mentioned as we went "I could not pick a favorite!" and I realized, I had to agree. Love the entire collection of Gatiss/Moffat Sherlocks.
"To be the queen, she agreed to be the widow!"

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Ash
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Location: Arizona, USA

Re: What Movies Have You Seen Lately?

Postby Ash » Fri June 10th, 2016, 5:50 pm

wow, where is everyone? Well - you all must see Love and Friendship, an adaptation of a very early Austen called Lady Susan. Beautifully filmed, hilarious story, great acting and did I say hilarious? Weve seen it twice well worth going to see!

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princess garnet
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Location: Maryland

Re: What Movies Have You Seen Lately?

Postby princess garnet » Sat June 11th, 2016, 4:24 pm

I read "Lady Susan" a long time ago so I'd like to see the movie at some point. The soundtrack CD has quite a load on it!

I own an older Penguin Classics edition including this story with "Sandition" and "The Watsons." (Here's the current cover--you can see the older cover under "Customer Images" by scrolling down to the reviews)

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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

Re: What Movies Have You Seen Lately?

Postby Nefret » Thu June 16th, 2016, 2:43 am

Theater- Love and Friendship.
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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