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hopein08 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-17-06 04:58 PM
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1. I give KoH 4.5 stars out of 5!!! It was awesome...
I thought Gladiator was boring and Troy was simply stupefying. But I have been sponging up every bit information I can find on the Crusades ever since I saw the movie. And I do admit that I originally saw it because Orlando Bloom is hot!!! I thought that the best character development was of Saladin and Balian. Other than that it was, perhaps, a bit flat. Does your copy have the hour long History Channel documentary, etc. on it? If it does, watch those. In the extras, such as that, the makers of the film admit where they see the film as lacking and what was changed from history. It was quite interesting.

By the way, Angelina Jolie played Colin Farrell's mother in "Alexander", not "Troy." Troy was the one with Brad Pitt and Orlando Bloom. So I guess you could say that you got the wrong have of Brangelina!

Have you seen the interviews with the actor who played Saladin? I can find them for you, if you'd like. He did an amazing job of explaining how the Muslims were portrayed and why he took the role.

You mentioned that you liked the ancient past...do you have any recommendations on other movies or books? I just read "Warriors of God" about Saladin and Richard the Lionheart. I was amazed at how true to form the movie stayed.

Sorry to talk so long! I love this movie and you really got me going!
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  -Kingdom of Heaven: Boring, Decent, Good eye candy? Ramsey  Mar-17-06 04:10 PM   #0 
  - I give KoH 4.5 stars out of 5!!! It was awesome...  hopein08   Mar-17-06 04:58 PM   #1 
  - Doh!!!  Ramsey   Mar-17-06 05:32 PM   #4 
  - It was good, but overly complex and hard to follow, IMHO  no name no slogan   Mar-17-06 05:04 PM   #2 
  - I have no idea, but...  GOPisEvil   Mar-17-06 05:06 PM   #3 
  - Well...  Ramsey   Mar-17-06 05:33 PM   #5 
     - That's what makes it truly funny!  GOPisEvil   Mar-17-06 05:44 PM   #7 
  - I loved it, but you do have to commit to really paying attention--  Katherine Brengle   Mar-17-06 05:39 PM   #6 
  - I agree  Ramsey   Mar-17-06 05:50 PM   #8 
  - Was it the Director's Cut?  Bryan   Mar-17-06 07:19 PM   #9 
  - Damn!  Ramsey   Mar-17-06 08:46 PM   #11 
     - Hey, Libby ! I just spent 8 days in the Tampa -St. Pete Area !!  GalleryGod   Mar-17-06 08:55 PM   #13 
     - Were you watching the spring training?  Ramsey   Mar-18-06 08:17 AM   #16 
        - Absolutely-Went to 5 games..but also,  GalleryGod   Mar-18-06 08:43 AM   #18 
           - Hey - I'd love to go to Spring Training!  GOPisEvil   Mar-18-06 09:43 AM   #22 
              - Let's do that next spring!!!  LynneSin   Mar-18-06 12:05 PM   #27 
     - Don't feel bad, the Director's Cut isn't out yet  Bryan   Mar-17-06 11:55 PM   #14 
  - I enjoyed the hell out of it  ET Awful   Mar-17-06 08:32 PM   #10 
  - I enjoyed it  Radical Activist   Mar-17-06 08:48 PM   #12 
  - I want to see the director's cut in May, it should be even better  hedgehog   Mar-18-06 12:07 AM   #15 
  - I did catch that!  Ramsey   Mar-18-06 08:20 AM   #17 
  - Is this director's cut coming out in theatres or on  ikojo   Mar-18-06 10:15 AM   #24 
  - With so great historical figures on both sides...  NewJeffCT   Mar-18-06 08:52 AM   #19 
  - Excellent movie..and gets better with subsequent viewings...  SaveElmer   Mar-18-06 09:01 AM   #20 
  - KoH is bad on many levels, but it's okay, it could have been great  genie_weenie   Mar-18-06 09:35 AM   #21 
  - Clearly this was "inspired by actual events" rather than straight history  hedgehog   Mar-18-06 12:13 PM   #28 
     - Like I stated it could have been great but,  genie_weenie   Mar-18-06 04:20 PM   #30 
  - I enjoyed it and have it on DVD and UMD  ikojo   Mar-18-06 10:12 AM   #23 
  - I thought this one far better than Gladiator.  Vidar   Mar-18-06 11:15 AM   #25 
  - You know my opinion of that movie  LynneSin   Mar-18-06 12:04 PM   #26 
     - I think Gladiator asks some serious questions for our times  hedgehog   Mar-18-06 12:15 PM   #29 
 

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