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DeepDiscount.com Sale

The website DeepDiscount.com (formerly DeepDiscountDVD.com, if I remember correctly) is in the middle of their twice annual big sale. They are advertising 25% off already reduced prices. I’ve only looked at a few items, but the prices look good. For example, with the additional 25% off, Foyle’s War Set 6 is $25.49 as opposed to [...]

Save CHUCK!!!

Note to NBC: Bring on more CHUCK!!!!! Two seasons are just not enough!

Note to readers: WATCH CHUCK!!! You'll love it!

Julie Andrews as Eliza

There's talk of a new version of My Fair Lady being produced with Keira Knightley as Eliza. I can't say I'm very thrilled or interested in this, but this YouTube video did catch my eye. I don't think I've ever seen footage of Julie Andrews as Eliza in the Broadway production. Well, here's a clip. [...]

Jane Austen on PBS

As I posted several months ago, starting on January 13th, PBS will be showing an adaptation of all six Jane Austen novels and at least one finalized documentary/life in review type thingy.

This should be exciting news, but I just can’t get interested. Let’s look at what PBS will be airing:

Three new ITV productions:

Mansfield Park
Northanger Abbey
Persuasion

One [...]

Jenna Bush and Ellen Call President Bush

Jenna Bush, one of the President’s twin daughters, was on the Ellen Show ??yesterday?? and Ellen nicely conned Jenna into calling Daddy on live TV.

The clip is very funny and poor Jenna is pretty nervous calling Mom and Daddy with no warning in front of a live TV audience. It’s actually rather surprising that no [...]

Darcy, Darcy, wherefore art thy nose?

I’m going to have to re-watch the 1940 production of Pride and Prejudice to check out Sir Laurence Olivier’s nose. Yes, his nose.

Olivier was fresh off his success as Heathcliff in Wuthering Heights ("Caaaathyyyy! Caaathyyyyy!") and Rebecca when he was cast in P&P. He wanted Vivien Leigh, fresh off her success in a little [...]

Harry Potter Artist

The Detroit Free Press has published an article on Mary GrandPr√©, the artist for the U.S. versions of the Harry Potter books. Here’s a link. Unlike you and me, she’s already read book 7! Lucky her! Even the British artist does not get to read the book prior to release date. GrandPr√© gets to read [...]

The Big One Oh!

Reggie, Happy Tenth Birthday!

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Pride and Prejudice News

Pride and Prejudice has been back in the news lately, here’s why:

The region 2 (Europe, etc.) version of the DVD, with all it’s lovely extras, was released today. Those of you with a region 2 or multi-region DVD player will have to check it out for us.
Keira Knightley, who played Elizabeth in this 2005 movie [...]