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Friday, March 23, 2012 2:41 PM
Friday, March 23, 2012 6:41 PM
There's no place I can be since I found Serenity.
Friday, March 23, 2012 10:12 PM
You think you know--what's to come, what you are.
You haven't even begun.
Quote:Originally posted by ecgordon:
I read the book and reviewed it a week or so ago. Saw the movie this afternoon and just uploaded my review of it too.
There are a few spoilers, especially in the movie review, so don't click until later if you're averse to such.
Saturday, March 24, 2012 1:29 AM
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Saturday, March 24, 2012 6:27 PM
Saturday, March 24, 2012 8:19 PM
Quote:Originally posted by HKCavalier:
What happens to Peeta in the third book is both phenomenal as a subject for YA fiction and deeply dispiriting as it utterly eclipses the reader's escapist expectations. I think it's possible to enjoy the first book without a lick of psycho-political engagement, but that last book is just a confusing downer if you're not interested in just how devastating war is to the young.
I think I will eternally be fascinated by the animus garnered by the first person present tense. I wonder--and forgive me, all, if this is too RWED for the movie forum--but I wonder if the first person present bothers materialistic minded folk more than spiritually inclined individuals. Just thinking out loud here. First person present tense is, from a strictly literal perspective unrealistic. There is no real world equivalent. If you can't simply accept the convention on its own terms, you're forced to wonder "how is Katniss writing all this down?" Well, of course, she's not. This creates a dissonance that annoys some folk no end.
Sunday, March 25, 2012 3:15 AM
Sunday, March 25, 2012 5:28 AM
The Joss Whedon script for Serenity, where Wash lives, is Serenity-190pages.pdf at www.mediafire.com/folder/1uwh75oa407q8/Firefly
Sunday, March 25, 2012 8:08 AM
Quote:Originally posted by two:
But in almost every case, the new elite simply started running the same extractive institutions for their own benefit. The real battle turned out to have been over who ran the machinery of extraction, not its existence.
Monday, March 26, 2012 4:19 PM
Beir bua agus beannacht
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 3:06 AM
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 6:45 AM
Quote:Originally posted by Anonymouse:
I'm curious to see what the powers that be have in mind for Katniss after her rebellion, though I imagine they'll 'invite' her back to the Games and then stack the odds against her.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 8:39 AM
Quote:Originally posted by PhoenixRose:
Well, good thing the story isn't too predictable or anything...
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Wednesday, March 28, 2012 2:29 AM
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 4:10 AM
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Thursday, March 29, 2012 2:46 AM
Quote:Originally posted by RionaEire:
. . . sometimes the narrator is a vehicle or mirror for getting us to understand the main character, who isn't narrating, the narrator is there to reflect the main character back to us. I haven't read Hunger Games yet, maybe that's what the author is trying to do?
Saturday, April 7, 2012 1:56 AM
Saturday, April 7, 2012 6:04 PM
America loves a winner!
Sunday, April 8, 2012 4:07 PM
Quote:Originally posted by AURaptor:
What was up w/ the holo deck attack dogs ? Every bit of technology seemed some what feasible , until these critters. That whole thing seemed just...weird,imo.
Monday, April 9, 2012 11:41 AM
Quote:Originally posted by Journey:
I realize they probably couldn't explain that in the movie, but it was definitely done by the Capitol to up the sadistic factor.
Monday, April 9, 2012 12:23 PM
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 11:54 AM
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Friday, April 13, 2012 10:05 PM
Saturday, April 14, 2012 4:38 PM
Quote:Originally posted by RionaEire:
That being said though I must confess that me and my dad devotedly watch Survivor each Wed. night. Make of that what you will.
I assume you're my pal until you let me know otherwise.
"A completely coherant River means writers don't deliver" KatTaya.
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