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Post by wolfsaver » Sat Jul 29, 2017 11:29 pm

Has anyone else here been watching the AMC series "Turn"? This season, especially, has me on the edge of my seat.

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Re: Turn

Post by BrodieCaffee » Sun Jul 30, 2017 9:52 pm

I've been watching Deadpool on PS4 cause of no internet since Friday night

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Re: Turn

Post by Helen8 » Mon Jul 31, 2017 10:22 am

I couldn't get into the first episode, so I stopped watching. Sorry.

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Re: Turn

Post by BrodieCaffee » Mon Jul 31, 2017 11:10 am

I'm waiting for episode 11 to air tomorrow of CMBB, love that show, pity CBS canned it

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Re: Turn

Post by LadySekhmet » Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:48 pm

I watched Turn! I loved that show! I love Rev War history. I've always been intrigued by John Andre, and his story. Living in Philadelphia means that I'm surrounded by the history, and the hints of Andre - like the Shippen house! I just dragged some poor, unsuspecting Scot around the historic district yesterday. hahah! Poor man...

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Re: Turn

Post by thunder » Tue Sep 19, 2017 12:09 pm

I've been thinking about watching this. Maybe I should get around to it soon :scratch
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Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:48 pm
I just dragged some poor, unsuspecting Scot around the historic district yesterday. hahah! Poor man...
It's just good for him, he'll thank you later. :mrgreen:

Great to see you back here, BTW. :D

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Re: Turn

Post by LadySekhmet » Tue Sep 19, 2017 9:48 pm

I have the feeling that he would have been fighting for the Revolutionaries if he had emigrated back then. :lol

Thanks! :D

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Re: Turn

Post by wolfsaver » Fri Sep 22, 2017 7:49 am

Thunder, The series starts slowly, but, boy, does it build. Hope you enjoy it.

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Re: Turn

Post by thunder » Sat Sep 23, 2017 5:52 am

I have the first season on DVD, but I haven't gotten around to it yet... I'll have autumn vacation in a week, so maybe it's time for it then. Thanks, wolfsaver :D

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Re: Turn

Post by wolfsaver » Sun Sep 24, 2017 10:40 am

Also, Thunder, the series character Simcoe is the best villain since Tavington.

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Re: Turn

Post by thunder » Sun Sep 24, 2017 11:51 am

I'm even more interested.... :mrgreen:

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Re: Turn

Post by LadySekhmet » Mon Sep 25, 2017 7:44 pm

Simcoe was one of my favorite characters because Samuel Roukin was just so brilliant at being bad.

But in real life Simcoe did not have a reputation as a sadistic officer.

I really appreciated how the writers were able to make everyone shades of grey. There was no absolute black and white (Revolutionaries, good; Loyalists, bad)- instead- for a tv show- it showed how the difficult the conflict was outside of the battles. They don't show that in the Patriot.There were good British officers, and bad British officers, and good Revolutionary officers/soldiers/people and bad folks, Bri/Rev folks with their own agendas, folks trying to do the right thing, But there were so many people who loved their home, but were also loyal to the king and they acknowledge that in this show. This was essentially a type of civil war in the British Empire, and I think that they did a good job at insinuating that in the show.

And they filmed all of it in and around Williamsburg, Virginia (I had hoped that would film somethings up here in Philadelphia - like Valley Forge, and the Philadelphia scenes, but they did not! The Shippen house is still here!).

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