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Forum: Movies 29-03-2012, 21:53
Replies: 25
Views: 1,835
Posted By DB5
Everything one reads and hears about Joan...

Everything one reads and hears about Joan Crawford makes one like Bette Davis a little bit more. Now there was a class act - who really could act.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 27-03-2012, 07:15
Replies: 23
Views: 2,746
Posted By DB5
Agreed. Whether he did it or not - I tend to the...

Agreed. Whether he did it or not - I tend to the latter - the conviction has always been the definition of unsafe and unsatisfactory.
Forum: Movies 13-03-2012, 11:24
Replies: 71
Views: 6,436
Posted By DB5
Dear God, not this tedious topic again? Actually,...

Dear God, not this tedious topic again? Actually, I do want triple play releases, thank you very much, because I watch films in different ways and in different locations, often on the move. If people...
Forum: TV Shows: US 09-03-2012, 07:11
Replies: 81
Views: 7,307
Posted By DB5
Eleven years of the most glorious sitcom ever and...

Eleven years of the most glorious sitcom ever and I'm being asked to choose one moment...?

Seriously, I can't. But the episodes I rewatch most - as in they're permanently on my iPad - are Ham...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 29-02-2012, 17:19
Replies: 648
Views: 84,016
Posted By DB5
It is extremely tiresome the way you seem...

It is extremely tiresome the way you seem determined to pick an argument with anyone who refuses to agree with you 100%. But more thoughtful posters recognise that all writers are influenced and...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 29-02-2012, 12:05
Replies: 648
Views: 84,016
Posted By DB5
With respect, if the creators of UD claimed they...

With respect, if the creators of UD claimed they "copied" only one scene from Cavalcade then they were being disingenuous, since the whole concept is the same. That is not a criticism as such. Coward...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 29-02-2012, 10:39
Replies: 648
Views: 84,016
Posted By DB5
And the original UD series "copied" Noel Coward's...

And the original UD series "copied" Noel Coward's Cavalcade, including members of the family going down on the Titanic. So while we're accusing Julian Fellowes - who also wrote Gosford Park, lest we...
Forum: Movies 28-02-2012, 08:30
Replies: 60
Views: 7,844
Posted By DB5
On the other hand, and being positive (I know,...

On the other hand, and being positive (I know, heresy for DS!), I recently visited the Tower of London the day after they'd been filming SkyFall on Tower Hill. All the Yeoman Warders and security...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 27-02-2012, 11:48
Replies: 4,346
Views: 390,555
Posted By DB5
I've loved every episode of his show. Easily an...

I've loved every episode of his show. Easily an improvement over series 1, which was so dull, this was terrific. And I love Mark, whose work ethic is an example to us all. I particularly liked the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-02-2012, 08:31
Replies: 648
Views: 84,016
Posted By DB5
You're right, there's clearly been a lot of...

You're right, there's clearly been a lot of research into such details. And, as I've written earlier, it's one of the positive aspects of the show. If only the same attention to detail had been paid...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 23-02-2012, 21:13
Replies: 81
Views: 7,254
Posted By DB5
Only in the eyes of TV execs desperate to look...

Only in the eyes of TV execs desperate to look trendy by embracing Alternative (to bring funny) Comedy.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 23-02-2012, 07:37
Replies: 648
Views: 84,016
Posted By DB5
And in the bits in bold you've hit the problem....

And in the bits in bold you've hit the problem. As I've said on a couple of times on this thread there are many positives to the show. But if you don't care about the characters and find the dull, no...
Forum: Movies 22-02-2012, 13:32
Replies: 126
Views: 12,399
Posted By DB5
Really? Take away 3D (please, somebody, take away...

Really? Take away 3D (please, somebody, take away 3D which is a pointless gimmick and always has been) and what do you have in Avatar? Not very much, I would submit. Like all fantasy - Hell, I'd...
Forum: Movies 22-02-2012, 13:28
Replies: 126
Views: 12,399
Posted By DB5
Not to mention Cary Grant never winning Best...

Not to mention Cary Grant never winning Best Actor.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 22-02-2012, 13:04
Replies: 648
Views: 84,016
Posted By DB5
Her professional opinion, actually, since she was...

Her professional opinion, actually, since she was previewing it for the magazine. Though, of course, a professional critic's opinion is also his/her personal opinion, too.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 22-02-2012, 12:49
Replies: 648
Views: 84,016
Posted By DB5
Rather a damning assessment of Episode 2 in the...

Rather a damning assessment of Episode 2 in the new Radio Times. The preview states "everyone in Upstairs Downstairs is so unpleasant or just plain tiresome" and makes reference to "dreary Hallam"....
Forum: Doctor Who 20-02-2012, 20:31
Replies: 61
Views: 4,365
Posted By DB5
Easily my favourite era of the show - and my...

Easily my favourite era of the show - and my favourite Doctor. Season 7 is my all-time favourite season ; the season when it grew up. And Pertwee's Bondian-Avengeresque persona is irresistible to...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 20-02-2012, 20:24
Replies: 152
Views: 14,137
Posted By DB5
Frasier for me. That the greatest ever sitcom -...

Frasier for me. That the greatest ever sitcom - for me - could end on a two-parter encapsulating all that had been brilliant about the preceding 11 years was nothing short of miraculous.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 20-02-2012, 20:07
Replies: 55
Views: 6,056
Posted By DB5
Which drew obvious inspiration from Noel Coward's...

Which drew obvious inspiration from Noel Coward's Cavalcade. Ms. Marsh does not hold the monopoly on period drama.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 20-02-2012, 20:03
Replies: 648
Views: 84,016
Posted By DB5
The tragedy here wasn't that it was bad. It...

The tragedy here wasn't that it was bad. It wasn't. There are many positives, especially how gorgeous it looks. But the packaging goes for nothing if the drama and characters don't engage. And for me...
Forum: Broadcasting 07-02-2012, 13:06
Replies: 150
Views: 8,180
Posted By DB5
Quite. And everyone seems to forget that we did...

Quite. And everyone seems to forget that we did sweep away the monarchy in this country. There was unbridled joy and dancing in the streets when the ghastly republican monsters who killed a King were...
Forum: Broadcasting 07-02-2012, 13:02
Replies: 150
Views: 8,180
Posted By DB5
A post that proves Republicans - lest we forget a...

A post that proves Republicans - lest we forget a definite minority in this country - really are as po-faced as most of us believe them to be.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 31-01-2012, 07:20
Replies: 249
Views: 26,592
Posted By DB5
Oh, I see so homophobia is our fault? If only we...

Oh, I see so homophobia is our fault? If only we kept our heads down, eh?, and remained invisible all would be well. And what, pray tell, would be so wrong with said player becoming a positive role...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 30-01-2012, 18:51
Replies: 308
Views: 45,883
Posted By DB5
Please highlight which part of my post suggested...

Please highlight which part of my post suggested anyone was "an idiot" for not liking the performance. Go on, please highlight those very words now and I will withdraw them.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 30-01-2012, 18:49
Replies: 308
Views: 45,883
Posted By DB5
Followed by "I appreciate these things are...

Followed by "I appreciate these things are subjective".
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