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Book bingo reviews - epic catchup! - athene — LiveJournal
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Book bingo reviews - epic catchup!
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justjo2u From: justjo2u Date: December 30th, 2018 05:45 pm (UTC) (Link)
Fab reviews! And yeah you can get a blackout. Just READ, no need to do anything else. Go for it!

I admit to loving 300, but I was only introduced to it because I was a huge Gerard Butler fan and he was playing Leonidas. Had he not been in it I doubt it would have crossed my radar. As it is, it holds a really special place in my heart for many many reasons. Mostly because I met some of my best friends at the premiere. My name is also on the special features disc in theUK 2-disc DVD.

39 Steps is a classic which I am yet to read. I can recall it being on our bookcase at home when I was a kid.
deinonychus_1 From: deinonychus_1 Date: January 3rd, 2019 07:12 pm (UTC) (Link)
I really must watch the film of 300 when it's next on tv, I don't know why I haven't to be honest, especially as I have such an interest in the battle of Thermopylae. And Gerard Butler is indeed a good incentive to watch it, lol!
justjo2u From: justjo2u Date: January 10th, 2019 12:03 pm (UTC) (Link)
I'd think of it as comic book movie before historical movie to be honest. It's literalyl lifted straight from the graphic novel. Minimal dialogue ans highly stylized.
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