Not sure if Mike is at his mail or not, but I believe
he was referring to the BBC version of PRIDE &
PREJUDICE (http://imdb.com/title/tt0112130). I believe
we lost the topic string somewhere in the layers of
--- Dunja Seselja <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Oh I didn't know there were two versions of this
> film. Is the plot of the BBC one the same as in
> Michael Petroni's set-up? (here's the website of
> the one I was talking about for those who are
> interested: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0240980/ )
> mikemail <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I found The BBC version excellent - yesterday I
> almost bought the one you refer to. Decided to
> forego the pleasure. STOP PRESS the BBC version is
> niow on BBC Prime TV. (Alison Steadman et al)
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Dunja Seselja
> Sent: Monday, April 10, 2006 4:56 AM
> Subject: movies
> A great one I've seen a while ago: Off the Map -
> absolutely amazing movie, capturing all those
> little moments of art that make you want to see it
> over and over again...
> Kate Troy <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I called my husband on the cell phone
> yesterday while out during the day and asked what
> he wanted to do during the evening, as we had no
> plans. He said that he already took care of that,
> that he had went to the video store and took out
> the new Pride and Prejudice that had just come out
> on video that I had been longing to see. Well, it
> was very sweet of my husband, but it was an
> extremely poor, pathetic adaptation, and I can't
> believe that it had been nominated for Academy
> Awards. The one before this one, I really loved,
> the one before that was great also, and the book
> best of all, but this film was simply awful. And,
> this is truth, and not politics. My husband asked
> me today what I wanted to see the next time he was
> at the video store, and I couldn't make up my mind
> between Good Night and Good Luck and that mountain
> film, Broback Mountain, I think it's called.
> Anyone have any great suggestion,
> keeping in mind that I like thoughtful(but not
> violent) and that I like romantic(when well done),
> and comedy only when extremely well done.
> In a message dated 4/9/2006 5:55:13 P.M.
> Eastern Daylight Time, [log in to unmask]
> Dear Gunnar,
> How wonderfully 17th C politically correct you are.
> How comfortable to choose what is nice and ignore
> all the reasons others are offended. How
> soothingly normal to remain the norm and to be in
> the category of the those whose politics are truth
> and not politics.
> How politic to be so political in so ancient a
> As for das Ewigweibliche, for god's sake, read
> deBeauvoir (no need to read anything too new) and
> notice some changes in that politically correct
> definition of all non-male humanity. Nothing has
> been more politically correct in all of history as
> the political definition of women as not the
> "inclusive" and men as the norm of humanity.
> I am astonished that you care so much about all
> other groups who have been historically excluded,
> and now you champion militant masculinism and
> resort to such absurd ostensible reasons, or rather
> personal assertions.
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