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Monday, July 31, 2017

Movie/Series Review: Robin Hood BBC: Season 2, Episode 6: "For England!"

Hello!
I am so sorry this is dreadfully late, but here we are again for my Robin Hood BBC watch-along!

How it works:
If you want to join, go ahead! All you have to do is watch the episode for the day, then if you want do a post on it, or just comment on someone Else's post about it!
In my reviews for this series, I am only going to list the top ten featured characters in that episode.

My guarantee: On ALL of my reviews there are NO spoilers unless it says so. But the comments will have spoilers.

Robin Hood BBC: Season 2, Episode 6: "For England!" (2007):

Based on the Robin Hood legends:
"Why does he always do this? Why does he always, always, do this?"
The Sheriff is celebrating the King's birthday, but he is actually gathering his friends to sign a pact that will make him more powerful! Robin and his gang must stop him!!
"We're going to the castle."
"Why?"
"To save England!"

Genre: Action, Adventure, Period Drama, Romance.
Costumes: 7, I am not sure how relevant to the time period some of them are, and there is a scene where someone isn't wearing a shirt.
My favorite:

Script: 9,
"Am I so easily won?"
"You must be the least easily won woman in all of England."
Crew:
Directed by: James Erskine
Created by:
Fox Allan
Dominic Minghella
Starring:
1. Jonas Armstrong as Robin Hood.

2. Keith Allan as Vaisey, Sherrif of Nottingham.
3. Richard Armitage as Guy of Gisbourne.
4. Sam Throughton as Much.
5. Harry Lloyd as Will Scarlet. "You crafty craftsman!"
6. Denis Lawson as Windchester.
7. Joe Armstrong as Allan a Dale.
8. Anjali Jay as Djaq.
9. Michael Elwyns as Edward.
10. Lucy Griffiths as Marian.
Music: 10!
Music by: Andy Price.
Quotes: 9, "Even on a bad day there is always something good."

Storyline: 7, there is death, gruesome things, fighting, suggestive things. But, it is an okay episode.
Good For: Robin Hood fans!
Overall Score: 8!

Thank you so much for reading! What do you think about this episode?

MovieCritic

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Movie/Series Review: Robin Hood BBC: Season 2, Episode 5: "Ducking and Diving"

Hello, hello!
It is Moi again! I am back for my Robin Hood BBC watch-along!! It is season 2, episode 5!

How it works:
If you want to join, go ahead! All you have to do is watch the episode for the day, then if you want do a post on it, or just comment on someone Else's post about it!
In my reviews for this series, I am only going to list the top ten featured characters in that episode.

My guarantee: On ALL of my reviews there are NO spoilers unless it says so. But the comments will have spoilers.

Robin Hood BBC: Season 2, Episode 5: "Ducking and Diving" (2007):
Based on the Robin Hood legends:
"There are wrong answers and right answers, that was a wrong answer."
When Henry of Lowes, a friend of the Sheriff's falls ill when he has a vital piece of information, the Sheriff gets Matilda to treat him, but she is not happy about it because her daughter is about to have a baby! She needs Robin's help!
Meanwhile, back at camp Robin gets suspicious: "I think I have a spy in my gang."

Genre: Action, Adventure, Period Drama, Romance.
Costumes: 6, there is nothing really great here, and there is a tiny bit of talk of "under wrappings".
Script: 6, there is a lot of people calling others mean names.
"You're up to something."
"Yes, I'm charming you."

Crew:
Directed by: Matthew Evans
Created by:
Fox Allan
Dominic Minghella
Starring:
1. Jonas Armstrong as Robin Hood.
2. Josie Lawrence as Matilda.

3. Matt Devere as Henry of Lowes.
4. David Bamber as Physician Blight.
5. Sarah Howarth as Rosa.
6.  Gordon Kennedy as Little John.
7. Harry Lloyd as Will Scarlet.
8. Joe Armstrong as Allan a Dale.
9. Sam Throughton as Much.
10. Anjali Jay as Djaq.
"I'm sorry, that's not the sort of secret I can keep."

Music: 10!
Music by: Andy Price.
Quotes: 8, "Men! They always think in a straight line, I've got a better idea."

Storyline: 7, there is death, gross things, fighting, and child birth.
"Make up your mind."

Good For: Robin Hood fans!
Overall Score: 7!

Thank you for reading! What do you like/don't like about this episode?

MovieCritic

Saturday, July 29, 2017

My 100th post!!

Hello Everybody!
I am here with my 100th post!!!!!! I can't believe I have written that much!!! I was hoping that my 100th post and my 1st year anniversary post would match up, but oh well.
Anyway, I am going to be listing my top 100 favorite movies!!!! Then I will be answering movie and book related questions!

My top 100 favorite movies:
  1. Singin' in the Rain (1952)
  2. STAR WARS: A New Hope (1977)
  3. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
  4. The Son of Monte Cristo (1940)
  5. Beauty and the Beast (2017)
  6. Cinderella (2015)
  7. The Music Man (1961)
  8. Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969)
  9. Anastasia (1997)
  10. Meet Me in St. Louis (1945)
  11. Mirror Mirror (2012)
  12. Amazing Grace (2006)
  13. Easter Parade (1948)
  14. My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
  15. A Bug's Life (1998)
  16. Brave (2012)
  17. The Lion King (1994)
  18. The Inspector General (1949)
  19. Akeelah and the Bee (2006)
  20. Nancy Drew (2007)
  21. The Thin Man (1934)
  22. Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003)
  23. Shrek (2001)
  24. Hook (1991)
  25. Ever After (1998)
  26. The Prince of Egypt (1998)
  27. My Fair Lady (1964)
  28. The Court Jester (1956)
  29. Home on the Range (2004)
  30. Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
  31. Willow (1988)
  32. STAR WARS: The Empire Strikes Back (1981)
  33. Kung Fu Panda (2008)
  34. STAR WARS: Return of the Jedi (1983)
  35. What About Bob? (1991)
  36. Ratatouille (2007)
  37. The Princess Bride (1987)
  38. STAR WARS: The Force Awakens (2015)
  39. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
  40. Fly Away Home (1996)
  41. Spirited Away (2003)
  42. WALL-E (2008)
  43. Captain January (1936)
  44. The Adventures of Tintin (2013)
  45. The Shop Around the Corner (1940)
  46. Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)
  47. Oh, Brother Where Art Thou? (2001)
  48. Cast Away (2001)
  49. The Neverending Story (1984)
  50. Mary Poppins (1964)
  51. Saving Mr. Banks (2015)
  52. The Parent Trap (1961)
  53. Elf (2003)
  54. The Aristocats (1970)
  55. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)
  56. The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)
  57. Herbie Rides Again (1974)
  58. Mulan (1998)
  59. Inspector Gadget (1999)
  60. Sense & Sensibility (1995)
  61. Emma (1995)
  62. The Princess Diaries (2001)
  63. The Fox and the Hound (1981)
  64. Puss in Boots (2011)
  65. Gnomeo and Juliet (2011)
  66. Penelope (2008)
  67. You've Got Mail (1998)
  68. The Secret of Kells (2009)
  69. Much Ado About Nothing (1993)
  70. It's a Wonderful Life (1947)
  71. White Christmas (1954)
  72. National Velvet (1944)
  73. The King's Speech (2010)
  74. E. T.: The Extra Terrestrial (1982)
  75. How to Steal a Million (1966)
  76. Groundhog Day (1993)
  77. Galaxy Quest (1999)
  78. Fantasia (1940)
  79. Fantasia 2000 (2000)
  80. Melody Time (1948)
  81. Annie (1982)
  82. Royal Wedding (1951)
  83. RV (2006)
  84. Rio (2011)
  85. Sleeping Beauty (1959)
  86. Bright Eyes (1934)
  87. A Little Princess (1939)
  88. The Quiet Man (1952)
  89. An American in Paris (1951)
  90. Casablanca (1943)
  91. Ernest Goes to Camp (1987)
  92. Ernest Goes to Jail (1990)
  93. Ernest Goes to School (1994)
  94. Ernest Goes to Africa (1997)
  95. Aladdin (1992)
  96. The Secret of Roan Inish (1995)
  97. True Grit (1969) 
  98. A Christmas Story (1983)
  99. Pocahontas (1995)
  100. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)
That took a lot more work then I thought it was going to. After 40, it is completely random.
I was going to count Pride & Prejudice and Robin Hood BBC, but those are series, not a movies.

Answering questions:
"Ask me no questions, I'll tell you no lies."
JUST KIDDING! I love to answer questions! Now, onward! With these questions I am inviting everyone to answer them, please do!

What is the first movie you remember watching?
Probably The Wizard of Oz.

What is your favorite movie genre?
You know, I will say that I am hard core, but I actually love old 30s-60s romances.

What is your favorite book genre?
Mysteries!

Why do you watch movies?
I love seeing things in action, especially live plays but I don't often get to see plays so movies will have to do!

Why do you read books?
I love to learn and reading sucks me into adventure! As Mason Cooley said:


What is your favorite movie?
Look up there.

What is your favorite book?
Anne of Green Gables!

What is your least favorite movie?
I am going to list my three least favorites:
Footloose
Grease
Clueless
Blah!

What is your least favorite book?
Up from Jerico-Tel.

When and where do you like to read?
Before I go to sleep, or in the middle of the day in the hammock(only in summer!)!

Thank you so much for reading!

MovieCritic

Friday, July 28, 2017

Movie/Series Review: Robin Hood BBC: Season 2, Episode 4: "The Angel of Death"

Hello Everybody!
Welcome (back) everybody for episode 4 in season 2 of my Robin Hood BBC watch-along!


How it works:
If you want to join, go ahead! All you have to do is watch the episode for the day, then if you want do a post on it, or just comment on someone Else's post about it!
In my reviews for this series, I am only going to list the top ten featured characters in that episode.

My guarantee: On ALL of my reviews there are NO spoilers unless it says so. But the comments will have spoilers.

Robin Hood BBC: Season 2, Episode 4: "The Angel of Death" (2007):

Based on the Robin Hood legends:
"You could die."
"That's a risk I take everyday."
The pestilence has come to Nottingham and the Sheriff has established a quarantine where no one is allowed to help those in the quarantine area whether they are sick or not. Robin knows this isn't right, he and his gang need to get in there to help.
"Shame? It's an outrage!"

Genre: Action, Adventure, Period Drama, Romance.
Costumes: 7, there is nothing really great about the costumes, and there is a part where people are sort of in their underclothes.

Script: 9,
"Do you expect foul play?"
"...this is Nottingham, there is no other kind of play."

Crew:
Directed by: Matthew Evans
Created by:
Fox Allan
Dominic Minghella
Starring:
1. Jonas Armstrong as Robin Hood.
2. Keith Allan as Vaisey, Sheriff of Nottingham.
3. Harry Lloyd as Will Scarlet.
4. Sean Murry as Dan Scarlet.
5. Christian Cook as Luke.
6. Anjali Jay as Djaq.
7. Ralf Little as Joseph.
8. Hannah Storey as Sarah.
9. Henriett Tanai as Jess.
10. Gordon Kennedy as Little John.

Music: 10!
Music by: Andy Price.
Quotes: 9! "How many questions have you got?"
Notes: Pitts Street, hmm...
Storyline: 6, there is death, gross things, gruesome things, things dealing with religion.

Good For: Robin Hood fans!
Overall Score: 8!

Thanks for reading! What do you think of this episode?

MovieCritic

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Movie/Series Review: Robin Hood BBC: Season 2, Episode 3: "Childhood"

Hello!
Here is episode 3 in season 2 of my Robin Hood BBC watch-along!

How it works:
If you want to join, go ahead! All you have to do is watch the episode for the day, then if you want do a post on it, or just comment on someone Else's post about it!
In my reviews for this series, I am only going to list the top ten featured characters in that episode.

My guarantee: On ALL of my reviews there are NO spoilers unless it says so. But the comments will have spoilers.

Robin Hood BBC: Season 2, Episode 3: "Childhood" (2007):

Based on the Robin Hood legends:
"I hope you're better at playing Robin Hood than I am!"
When four boys see Guy testing out new armor, invincible armor, they get in trouble and they need Robin Hood's help.
"I wasn't spying on you, I was making sure you were safe!"

Genre: Action, Adventure, Period Drama, Romance.
Costumes: 6, there is a long period when somebody isn't wearing a shirt. Some of the costumes aren't that good for the time period. And some are a little low.
My favorite:

Script: 9,
"Men, eating leaves?"

Crew:
Directed by: Ciaran Donnelly
Created by:
Fox Allan
Dominic Minghella
Starring:
1. Jonas Armstrong as Robin Hood.

2. Richard Armitage as Guy of Gisbourne.
3. Keith Allan as Vaisey, Sheriff of Nottingham.

4. Sam Throughton as Much.
5. Gordon Kennedy as Little John.
6. Adam J. Brown as Daniel.
7. Geff Francis as the Smith.
8. Adam Parkinson as Mark.
9. Joe Armstrong as Allan a Dale.
10. Harry Lloyd as Will Scarlet.

Music: 10!
Music by: Andy Price.
Quotes: 9,
"Somebody find me a box and put this woman inside it."

Storyline: 6, there is some very suggestive things, fighting, death, and a bathroom joke.

Good For: Robin Hood fans!
"Oh, no!"
"Oh, yes!"

Overall Score: 7!
"Excellent work."
"What else did you expect?"

Thank you so much for reading! What do you think of this episode?

MovieCritic

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Movie/Series Review: Robin Hood BBC: Season 2, Episode 2: "The Booby and the Beast"

Hello!
This is the review for season 2, episode 2, in my Robin Hood BBC watch-along! What do you think of this episode?

How it works:
If you want to join, go ahead! All you have to do is watch the episode for the day, then if you want do a post on it, or just comment on someone Else's post about it!
In my reviews for this series, I am only going to list the top ten featured characters in that episode.

My guarantee: On ALL of my reviews there are NO spoilers unless it says so. But the comments will have spoilers.

Robin Hood BBC: Season 2, Episode 2: "The Booby and the Beast" (2007):

Based on the legends of Robin Hood:
"Any stone can trigger a trap at anytime."
Sheriff Vaisey (The Beast), is collecting way too many taxes. But Robin Hood and his gang keep stealing them! The Sheriff comes up with a plan, he will invite Count Friedrich (The Booby), a very rich count who loves to gamble, to gamble away his money which the Sheriff will use for his own purposes.
"Lives depend on this."
Robin is going to try to break into the Sheriff's strong room.
"All I'm hearing is: arrows, lead, certain death. Encouraging."

Genre: Action, Adventure, Period Drama, Romance.
Costumes: 8, there are some really good ones in here, but some are a little low. And there is a seen where someone isn't wearing anything, but we only see from the chest up.
My favorite:

Script: 9,
"And you can tell all that by feeling my face?"
"No, your friend, Much, told me."

Crew:
Directed by: Ciaran Donnelly
Created by:
Fox Allan
Dominic Minghella

Starring:
1. Jonas Armstrong as Robin Hood.
2. Keith Allan as Vaisey, Sheriff of Nottingham.
3. Joe Armstrong as Allan a Dale.
4. Harry Lloyd as Will Scarlet.
5. Richard Armitage as Guy of Gisbourne.
6. Anjali Jay as Djaq.
7. Dexter Fletcher as Count Friedrich
8. George Anton as Stephan.
9. Sam Throughton as Much.
10. Gordon Kennedy as Little John.
"Pretend, deception comes easily enough to you."

Music: 10!
Music by: Andy Price.
Quotes: 9, "A little bird told him, a little Marian bird."
Storyline: 7, there is suggestive stuff, death, gambling, and kissing. But this is one of my favorite episodes, it's a good one!

Good For: Robin Hood fans!
I'm sorry Olivia, I just keep stealing all your gifs. ;)
Overall Score: 9!

Thank you so much for reading!

MovieCritic

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Movie/Series Review: Robin Hood BBC: Season 2, Episode 1: "Sisterhood"

Hello!
Here we are beginning season 2 of my Robin Hood BBC watch-along!
(This picture is from this episode)
How it works:
If you want to join, go ahead! All you have to do is watch the episode for the day, then if you want do a post on it, or just comment on someone Else's post about it!
In my reviews for this series, I am only going to list the top ten featured characters in that episode.

My guarantee: On ALL of my reviews there are NO spoilers unless it says so. But the comments will have spoilers.

Robin Hood BBC: Season 2, Episode 1: "Sisterhood" (2007):

Based on the legends of Robin Hood:
"We are not just six outlaws in the forest, we are the spirit of England."
Robin Hood and his "Merry Men" attack a group of travelers who have a "boss lady" who is carrying the Sheriff's insignia. What does it mean?
Robin tries to save a woman who is taking a punishment for her children. Will it work?
"If we have learned one thing today, it's that you're never going to Nottingham alone ever again."

Genre: Action, Adventure, Period Drama, Romance.
Costumes: 6, some of them do not go in the time period, and there are a few scenes were someone isn't wearing a shirt.
My favorite: I don't really like any of them in here, but this one is okay.

Script: 9,
"I don't want to hurt you."
"How chivalrous."
Crew:
Directed by: Ciaran Donnelly
Created by:
Fox Allan
Dominic Minghella
Starring:
1. Jonas Armstrong as Robin Hood. "Does nobody love you?"

2. Keith Allan as Vaisey, Sheriff of Nottingham.
3. Richard Armitage as Guy of Gisbourne.
4. Sara Stewart as Davina.
5. Joe Armstrong as Allan a Dale.
"You're not weak."
"No, but I might get weak."
6. Michael Elwyn as Edward.
7. Anjali Jay as Djaq.
8. Sam Throughton as Much.
9. Harry Lloyd as Will Scarlet.
10. Gordon Kennedy as Little John.
"We're the ones who make our supposed betters look good."

Music: 10! Though, I don't like the theme as much as the first season.
Music by: Andy Price.
Quotes: 9, "I didn't want to see you cry."

Storyline: 6, there is death, fighting, gross things, torture, scary things, kissing. But this is one of my favorite episode in this season. I have no idea why.

Good For: Robin Hood fans!
Overall Score: 8!

Thank you so much for reading!!! What do you like/don't like, about this episode?

MovieCritic