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Reunion and Pride and Prejudice - moonspinner
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Reunion and Pride and Prejudice
I've lost track of the last episode of Reunion I watched (sadly, I tend not to watch live TV with full attention. I think I've been spoilt by the existence of seasonal DVDs). Perhaps later, I will do better justice to the show. I think I will get the DVD. It is not the best TV show by far that I've ever watched but it does have a lot to recommend itself.


I was extremely pleased by the sleight of hand they played when they revealed the final 'Friend' and that it was Samantha who was the victim. I suspected Samantha would be the murdered friend from the very first episode of the show (with the Will/Sam/C love triangle) so that clever twist really saved it all from becoming too predictable.

I have a strong feeling that this show will not live up to its potential. But, on the other hand, I have a soft spot for stories that tend not to do that.  


Recently, I have re-discovered my love for all things Austen. Multiple viewings of the 2005 movie DVD these past weeks helped. It's amusing because the first time I watched it (very early this year), I enjoyed it but was not particularly wowed. Now I can honestly say that - after RotS of course - it might just have been the best movie that came out last year. KK and MM (lol!) did a fantastic job but my kudos go to the director and screenwriters who made all the characters of that story really come to life in the screen - from excitable Mrs Bennet down to the singing maid.

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knight_ander From: knight_ander Date: November 14th, 2006 12:50 am (UTC) (Link)
Wait until they start showing Heroes in the UK. I'm willing to bet you could get really hooked on that!
moonspinner From: moonspinner Date: November 14th, 2006 01:50 pm (UTC) (Link)
I've heard stuff about that one via the grapevine. Not much - I'm actually trying to stay spoiler free for a change but yes, it does sound intriguing... *g*
knight_ander From: knight_ander Date: November 14th, 2006 08:33 pm (UTC) (Link)
Will keep my lips sealed then. :)
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