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Posted 08 January 2018 - 08:56 AM

 Cinco 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.
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Posted 08 January 2018 - 08:58 AM

 Cinco 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.

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 09:02 AM

 Cinco 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.

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 02:29 PM

 tomspanks, on 08 January 2018 - 09:02 AM, said:


I'm planning to go in blind.

Soap poisoning?
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Posted 08 January 2018 - 03:35 PM

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 05:44 PM

 Cinco 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.

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Posted 09 January 2018 - 06:55 AM

 joel_rosenbaum, on 08 January 2018 - 07:45 AM, said:

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Aw now I wish SLC Punk was a musical cause I'd love to revisit and discuss that.
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Posted 09 January 2018 - 06:59 AM

 taylor 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...
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Posted 09 January 2018 - 07:26 AM

 Cameron 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?
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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.


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Posted 09 January 2018 - 08:09 AM

 Cameron 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.
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Posted 09 January 2018 - 10:06 AM

 Cinco 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.
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I just saw that the other day, too. I was like “Is that ‘Skyline’ Skyline?”
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Posted 10 January 2018 - 06:12 PM

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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

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 11:42 AM

Boyet!!! That sequence at the end always gets me...
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