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  Topic: Commenting the movie
Goldsnail

Replies: 12
Views: 13987

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the Movie - Post Release   Posted: Thu Aug 18, 2005 10:01 am   Subject: Commenting the movie
Since I don't see any way to get my hands on the DC, I vote for the theatrical version.
  Topic: did alexander make anyone else turn it off???!
Goldsnail

Replies: 3
Views: 7779

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the Movie - Post Release   Posted: Tue Aug 16, 2005 11:31 am   Subject: did alexander make anyone else turn it off???!
Matter of taste I guess. I like it the way it was in the theatres (I don't think the DC is available at all in Germany) and I'm glad it's not a Gladiator-type movie because I hated Gladiator Wink
This ...
  Topic: Finally bought the DVD
Goldsnail

Replies: 4
Views: 7326

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the Movie - Post Release   Posted: Tue Aug 02, 2005 9:24 pm   Subject: Finally bought the DVD
That's strange, on my DVD the whole movie's in one piece (German release) and the second DVD is just for specials.
  Topic: Um........
Goldsnail

Replies: 43
Views: 49285

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the Movie - Post Release   Posted: Tue Aug 02, 2005 12:38 pm   Subject: Re: Um........
Why are half the posts here about Alexander/Hepistion.
Don't believe the others, the real reasons are a) that most users on this forum seem to be women with a romantic touch (like myself ) and b) tha ...
  Topic: Not The Alexander we know
Goldsnail

Replies: 7
Views: 11468

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the Movie - Post Release   Posted: Sun Jul 31, 2005 2:25 pm   Subject: Not The Alexander we know
I think it's just a matter of taste Smile
Thanks for sharing your view! It's nice to see people can still disagree without starting a shouting match, this has become rare on the www.

*bows*
  Topic: How ridiculous could the Director's Cut be?
Goldsnail

Replies: 4
Views: 7121

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the Movie - Post Release   Posted: Sun Jul 31, 2005 9:25 am   Subject: How ridiculous could the Director's Cut be?
Your husband is insane, give him my best greetings! Very Happy
  Topic: Not The Alexander we know
Goldsnail

Replies: 7
Views: 11468

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the Movie - Post Release   Posted: Sun Jul 31, 2005 9:22 am   Subject: Not The Alexander we know
You're right in stressing that the movie had only 3 hours to portray the whole life of someone like Alexander - an impossible task. So a lot of the stuff in the movie is condensed and seemed symbolic ...
  Topic: can u imagine Tom Cruise as Alexander?
Goldsnail

Replies: 7
Views: 19411

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the Movie - Pre-Release   Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2005 1:52 pm   Subject: can u imagine Tom Cruise as Alexander?
Tom Cruise? Shocked Never! Sorry, absolutely not... 1. too old and 2. not at all Alexander and 3. I don't like him Wink
  Topic: Not The Alexander we know
Goldsnail

Replies: 7
Views: 11468

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the Movie - Post Release   Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2005 1:50 pm   Subject: Not The Alexander we know
You know, the things you list as failures made the movie great for me. Wink The weaknesses. Yes, Alexander was great. But he was human. And why not have him cry after the battle? Why not show his diffic ...
  Topic: On Troy...
Goldsnail

Replies: 16
Views: 24504

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the Movie - Post Release   Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2005 1:45 pm   Subject: On Troy...
Achilles and Patroclus being lovers doesn't mean that Achilles was no ladies' man. Smile Why should it? Alexander quite surely had relationships with Roxane, Hephaistion, Bagoas... people were less picky ...
  Topic: My letters to Oliver Stone
Goldsnail

Replies: 35
Views: 38022

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the Movie - Post Release   Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2005 1:42 pm   Subject: My letters to Oliver Stone
When you get a reply from Oliver Stone you're happy for a moment.
When you have a baby you change the entire world. What's more important? Wink
  Topic: harry potter n the half blood prince
Goldsnail

Replies: 17
Views: 14750

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 18, 2005 7:53 pm   Subject: harry potter n the half blood prince
Yeah, keep this thread free of spoilers, please Smile

not for me, I'm through with it - bought it on Saturday and some 7 hours later I put it down.
All I will say is that there are twists and turns I ...
  Topic: is there a part of Alexander's life that u miss in the movie
Goldsnail

Replies: 26
Views: 29144

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the Movie - Post Release   Posted: Sun Jul 17, 2005 8:03 am   Subject: Re: Alexander in Egypt
ALEXANDER IN EGYPT Very Happy

I second that! Just to see it, you know? Here we have the almost-still-a-boy leaving for Asia, and suddenly he's winning at Gaugamela. I miss the time in between.
  Topic: Why I like the film so much (Part II)
Goldsnail

Replies: 9
Views: 12226

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the Movie - Post Release   Posted: Thu Jul 14, 2005 3:31 pm   Subject: Why I like the film so much (Part II)
I have the Special Edition, German version. Has three audio-tracks: German, English and Commentary. I highly recommend it Smile
  Topic: Why I like the film so much (Part II)
Goldsnail

Replies: 9
Views: 12226

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the Movie - Post Release   Posted: Mon Jul 11, 2005 9:05 am   Subject: Why I like the film so much (Part II)
I watched the commentary version of the movie yesterday (Stone and Fox) - extremely good commentary, too! Many commentary tracks annoy me because actors/directors are often so full of themselves and t ...
 
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