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Liem Neeson is absolutely magnificent. The movie is heart-joltingly rivetting. If you are interested in Irish History at all, you need to see this movie.
When I first saw/listened to an Enya video (Orinocco Flow) on television back in the early 90's/late 80's - I thought she was... ...nice... ...but a wee bit...whacked. Or tootie-fruitie. Or whatever. With all the "...hoo! hee! ooh! ahh! oh! hoo! ahh! ee! oh! hoo!, etc." lyrics...
Then, a few years later, over a period of several months, a mildly crazed girl friend force-fed Enya (...and 90's country music) down my gullet. Whether I dang wanted to hear it or not. Well...after an extended amount of time of this force-feed diet...I...began to...like Enya. In fact, I became mesmerized especially by "Watermark" and "Storms over Africa"? or...one of her other… Read more
I saw this Series on my local Public Television station some years ago, soon after it came out, as Part of the "Masterpiece Theatre" series. And it was AWESOME for Three reasons:
1. It's own merits; the plot and filming is Magnificent.
2. Alastair Cooke, as the (former) host of "Masterpiece
Theatre" is second-to-none for giving you Riveting
background/introduction information to the film you
are about to see.
3. The non-English part of the film was in the native
languages (German and Pakistani) with subtitles.
1. on the DVD (and VCR Tape, I am sure) - you unfortunately do
not have the wonderful luxury of… Read more