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Re: Chickens in the Headlights
« Reply #60 on: June 14, 2005, 12:04:03 PM »
I won't go THAT far. Worked "really well" I'll go with. None of hte scripts have been spectacular, but several have worked.

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Re: Chickens in the Headlights
« Reply #61 on: June 14, 2005, 12:09:38 PM »
We just watched Saints and Soldiers. I thought it was pretty good.

And I felt The Best Two Years did a good job of accurately portraying mission life--both the good and the bad. I haven't seen God's Army, so I can't compare and contrast, but I liked The Best Two Years. So I don't think all LDS movies have been abysmal.
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Re: Chickens in the Headlights
« Reply #62 on: June 14, 2005, 12:16:42 PM »
Fell is quick to make fun of LDS art, but how many LDS movies has he actually seen, or how many LDS books has he read?  It's a lot like me making fun of anime because I don't like Pokemon.
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Re: Chickens in the Headlights
« Reply #63 on: June 14, 2005, 01:30:38 PM »
Which is what HoM does, so it's all cool.

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Re: Chickens in the Headlights
« Reply #64 on: June 14, 2005, 01:40:35 PM »
I've seen a handful. I saw Pride and Prejudice, for example, which everyone said was "the good one," and it was wretched.
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Re: Chickens in the Headlights
« Reply #65 on: June 14, 2005, 01:57:46 PM »
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Re: Chickens in the Headlights
« Reply #66 on: June 14, 2005, 03:17:50 PM »
First off, Pride and Prejudice is fun, but it's not the 'good one.'  Ducher makes the good ones.  Pride and Prejudice was fluff (But certainly not wretched.  It was a fairly good adaptation with decent acting.  What was there to be wretched unless you just didn't like the story in the first place, which can hardly be blamed on this production.)

God's Army and Brigham City were well-crafted, thoughtful pieces of cinema that actually said something about our culture.  

Second off, what's wrong with Pokemon?  (j/k)

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Re: Chickens in the Headlights
« Reply #67 on: June 14, 2005, 03:51:44 PM »
House of Mustard, I choose you!

My kids watch it all the time, and I just shake my head.  I'm sure my parents did the same thing when I watched Battle of the Planets and Robotech.

But those shows were cool.
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Re: Chickens in the Headlights
« Reply #68 on: June 14, 2005, 04:43:58 PM »
I didn't really dig God's Army, which is probably why I didn't bother seeing Brigham City. I've driven through Brigham City several times, though, if that counts.

And just because a movie is "fluff" doesn't exempt it from sucking. You can have wretched fluff.
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Re: Chickens in the Headlights
« Reply #69 on: June 14, 2005, 05:02:21 PM »
for example, Fell is wretched fluff.

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Re: Chickens in the Headlights
« Reply #70 on: March 08, 2006, 04:57:41 AM »
So I just shelved your novel the other day.

Yeah, I work for the Provo City Library now.  But not for long. . .
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Re: Chickens in the Headlights
« Reply #71 on: March 08, 2006, 04:02:14 PM »
You can't say, "but not for long" without a clarification...  There are too many people around here with vivid imaginations.

"Yeah, I work for the Provo City Library now.  But not for long once they find out that I drink caffine drinks."

"Yeah, I work for the Provo City Library now.  But not for long because I like to start large fires."

"Yeah, I work for the Provo City Library now.  But not for long, bwa ha ha ha ha..."

So is the library just getting around to buy it, or was it just checked out and you wre reshelving it?

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