When The Beginning Isn’t A Very Good Place To Start

When The Beginning Isn't A Very Good Place To Start

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According to the musical the Sound of Music

Let’s start at the very beginning/a very good place to start

However when adapting/remaking/re-imagining a famous property it often isn’t.  Last week I sat down to watch Emerald City, the Game of Thrones style TV remake of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. It is everything you’d expect from such a description (minus the pointless female nudity) yet the opening episode was often boring as the usual plot points came and went. Spoilers from here on out so click below to read more.

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A Few Thoughts On The Movie Troy

A Few Thoughts On The Movie Troy

On Friday night I caught the final hour or so of the 2004 movie Troy. Having seen the movie when it first came out, and not being the biggest fan of the film, my mind started to wonder and the following things occurred to me so here for a few thoughts on the movie Troy (which can all be found below the break of course.)

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Piracy of Thrones

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Thanks to my girlfriend I’m a late convert to the TV series Game of Thrones. We are watching it together and are about half way through the second. With this in mind I’ve been recently looking to buy series 3, that has recently finished its run on Sky Atlantic, so we can start watching it straight after series 2.

Today, the news I had been dreading was confirmed by Den of Geek, series 3 won’t be realised till at least February 2014 in the USA. They go on to say that if the DVD release pattern follows previous years we won’t see the box set in the UK till March 2014. That is over eight months away. Now while this is very annoying on a personal level, I also believe it is a bad business decision.

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