Jump to content


Musical Mondays Week 29 Preview (EvRoberts’ 2nd Pick)


33 replies to this topic

#21 Cameron H.

    Cookin' With Potatoes

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 4,839 posts
  • LocationWerewolf Warehouse

Posted 08 January 2018 - 08:56 AM

View PostCinco DeNio, on 08 January 2018 - 08:33 AM, said:

Serious question. Should we read the play first and then watch or take the movie as is?


Not necessary. It would actually probably be detrimental.
Max: You know what? I can’t do this for another second.
Geostorm (2017)

"Pack up!"
Om Shanti Om (2007)

#22 EvRobert

    Advanced Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 350 posts
  • LocationKansas

Posted 08 January 2018 - 08:58 AM

View PostCinco DeNio, on 08 January 2018 - 08:33 AM, said:

Serious question. Should we read the play first and then watch or take the movie as is?


Unlike his version of Hamlet (which included every single word), Brangaugh cut this play pretty liberally. I don't think it's necessary.

#23 tomspanks

    jaded meowndarin

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 1,684 posts

Posted 08 January 2018 - 09:02 AM

View PostCinco DeNio, on 08 January 2018 - 08:33 AM, said:

Serious question. Should we read the play first and then watch or take the movie as is?


I'm planning to go in blind.

#24 Cinco DeNio

    The Mark of the group

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 775 posts
  • LocationDelawhere?

Posted 08 January 2018 - 02:29 PM

View Posttomspanks, on 08 January 2018 - 09:02 AM, said:


I'm planning to go in blind.

Soap poisoning?
Posted Image
(singing)"We are just like Romeo and Juliet. We're happy, young and <hacking cough> hemorrhaging blood."
-- Mary Lane, Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical (2005)

#25 Quasar Sniffer

    Elitist Prick

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 1,305 posts

Posted 08 January 2018 - 03:35 PM

View PostCam Bert, on 08 January 2018 - 07:42 AM, said:

I grew up loving and watching Red Dwarf so to me he will be always be the Back to Reality tech to me.

You are in my heart forever for this post.

I remember Red Dwarf being on in a syndicated timeslot right before Saturday Night Live when I was growing up. So I would go from Red Dwarf to Adam Sandler doing Opera Man or something. I was too young to know how they were different, but not caring because they both made me laugh. It wouldn't hurt to be less judgmental about such categorization now....
"Warning: Detected synaptic seepage. Neural failure within 24 hours... Welcome to Newark."
- Johnny Mnemonic (1995)

"I love that the demographic for this podcast is, like, college professors." - Rob Huebel

#26 PollyDarton

    Lusty Bastard

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 218 posts
  • LocationHocksville, TN

Posted 08 January 2018 - 05:44 PM

View PostCinco DeNio, on 08 January 2018 - 08:33 AM, said:

Serious question. Should we read the play first and then watch or take the movie as is?


It's probably not worth it, unless you are just wanting to get a complete understanding of how they adapted it.
I worked on a production of LLL many years ago. If I remember correctly, the prince has banished women from his kingdom, but then a princess and her ladies show up and want to hang... there's love letters and identity mix ups... There's a play within a play and at some point the Prince and his bros dress up like Russians in a hilarious ruse to observe the women... which the ladies figure out pretty quickly. The production I worked on was pretty delightful... set in the '20s and everyone looked like silent movie actors.

#27 taylor anne photo

    A Most Peculiar Mademoiselle

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 2,479 posts
  • LocationDeep in the heart of Texas

Posted 09 January 2018 - 06:55 AM

View Postjoel_rosenbaum, on 08 January 2018 - 07:45 AM, said:

Posted Image

Aw now I wish SLC Punk was a musical cause I'd love to revisit and discuss that.
"Taylor doesn't comment often, but when she does, she burns the whole fuckin' place down." - CakeBug Tranch

#28 Cameron H.

    Cookin' With Potatoes

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 4,839 posts
  • LocationWerewolf Warehouse

Posted 09 January 2018 - 06:59 AM

View Posttaylor anne photo, on 09 January 2018 - 06:55 AM, said:


Aw now I wish SLC Punk was a musical cause I'd love to revisit and discuss that.


Have you seen the sequel? I’ve heard it was terrible...
Max: You know what? I can’t do this for another second.
Geostorm (2017)

"Pack up!"
Om Shanti Om (2007)

#29 taylor anne photo

    A Most Peculiar Mademoiselle

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 2,479 posts
  • LocationDeep in the heart of Texas

Posted 09 January 2018 - 07:26 AM

View PostCameron H., on 09 January 2018 - 06:59 AM, said:

Have you seen the sequel? I’ve heard it was terrible...

Why would I sully a good movie with something like that?
"Taylor doesn't comment often, but when she does, she burns the whole fuckin' place down." - CakeBug Tranch

#30 Cinco DeNio

    The Mark of the group

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 775 posts
  • LocationDelawhere?

Posted 09 January 2018 - 07:57 AM

I bought this on Vudu last night and watched the trailer. I think I definitely want to go in blind and take the movie as is first. I already own all the plays on my Kindle account so I can read that later.


(singing)"We are just like Romeo and Juliet. We're happy, young and <hacking cough> hemorrhaging blood."
-- Mary Lane, Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical (2005)

#31 Cinco DeNio

    The Mark of the group

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 775 posts
  • LocationDelawhere?

Posted 09 January 2018 - 08:09 AM

View PostCameron H., on 09 January 2018 - 06:59 AM, said:

Have you seen the sequel? I’ve heard it was terrible...

I just found out Skyline got a sequel last year. I liked the original and enjoyed the podcast ep. Would like to see them do a follow-up on the sequel.
Beyond Skyline
(singing)"We are just like Romeo and Juliet. We're happy, young and <hacking cough> hemorrhaging blood."
-- Mary Lane, Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical (2005)

#32 Cameron H.

    Cookin' With Potatoes

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 4,839 posts
  • LocationWerewolf Warehouse

Posted 09 January 2018 - 10:06 AM

View PostCinco DeNio, on 09 January 2018 - 08:09 AM, said:


I just found out Skyline got a sequel last year. I liked the original and enjoyed the podcast ep. Would like to see them do a follow-up on the sequel.
Beyond Skyline


I just saw that the other day, too. I was like “Is that ‘Skyline’ Skyline?”
Max: You know what? I can’t do this for another second.
Geostorm (2017)

"Pack up!"
Om Shanti Om (2007)

#33 Fister Roboto

    #likesanimals

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 2,194 posts
  • LocationAustin, TX

Posted 10 January 2018 - 06:12 PM

View PostCinco DeNio, on 09 January 2018 - 08:09 AM, said:

I just found out Skyline got a sequel last year. I liked the original and enjoyed the podcast ep. Would like to see them do a follow-up on the sequel.
Beyond Skyline

It was the headlining movie of a small sci-fest fest called Other Worlds Austin last year, and I heard a lot of praise for it. Also, I'm on board with anything that has Frank Grillo, Iko Uwais, and Yayan Ruhian.
"Fuck this fucking movie!" -Cameron H

#34 Cameron H.

    Cookin' With Potatoes

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 4,839 posts
  • LocationWerewolf Warehouse

Posted 14 January 2018 - 11:42 AM

Boyet!!! That sequence at the end always gets me...
Max: You know what? I can’t do this for another second.
Geostorm (2017)

"Pack up!"
Om Shanti Om (2007)