Author Topic: What have you read lately, and was it any good?  (Read 8435 times)

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Re: What have you read lately, and was it any good?
« Reply #45 on: February 07, 2019, 12:50:33 PM »
Skyward by Brandon Sanderson
It was an engaging book that I ended up reading in one sitting despite having to wake up at 4:00 am for work. Felt entirely worth it. Might take a nap now though >.>

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Re: What have you read lately, and was it any good?
« Reply #46 on: October 12, 2019, 11:30:42 PM »
When comes to vampires, the only stories that I've liked are Interview with the Vampire film, Vampire Hunter D books and anime, the Legacy of Kain video games, the first Blade film and a few others here and there, but that's about it. I remember watching the 1992 Bram Stoker's Dracula film, I thought it was OK, but very overrated, they should have gotten someone else instead of Keanu Reeves, I hated the whole Dracula and Mina thing and I have to agree with Homer about his hair.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lxLstSRlJEo

I came across a Dracula graphic novel (because I need pictures) read by the late Christopher Lee.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QqlwpQIODYs

I've heard that the book is pretty boring and I can't completely disagree with that, it's not a bad book but it didn't live up to the hype or the legacy it's been given.
https://vimeo.com/49613968
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Re: What have you read lately, and was it any good?
« Reply #47 on: October 13, 2019, 09:45:18 AM »
Keanu didn't bother me as much as Gary Oldman as Drac.


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Re: What have you read lately, and was it any good?
« Reply #48 on: October 13, 2019, 06:06:05 PM »
Keanu didn't bother me as much as Gary Oldman as Drac.
Really? I loved Oldman as Drac
also probably stated before but i am continually re reading The Dresden Files ....alllll of them & Berserk (manga) its so good, extremely dark 

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Re: What have you read lately, and was it any good?
« Reply #49 on: October 13, 2019, 06:25:56 PM »
Really? I loved Oldman as Drac
also probably stated before but i am continually re reading The Dresden Files ....alllll of them & Berserk (manga) its so good, extremely dark
I like Oldman, his acting is fine, he just wasn't Drac for me. LOL
I'm waiting for Blood Echo by Tessa Dawn. It's out next month. It's a vampire book.

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Re: What have you read lately, and was it any good?
« Reply #50 on: October 13, 2019, 06:34:54 PM »
I like Oldman, his acting is fine, he just wasn't Drac for me. LOL
I'm waiting for Blood Echo by Tessa Dawn. It's out next month. It's a vampire book.
What was your favorite portrayal of Dracula?

also anyone interested here is a vid about Berserk, you get a massive spoiler warning around the 7 minute mark, stop there if its something you would be interested in reading, there also a 1997 series and 3 films which were released more recently 2012-2014 i thing, they cover the Golden Age Arc both ended on the biggest downer in the history of...well ever, after the 97 series luckily i found the manga and was able to see what happened after
on the Dresden Files , James Masters ( Spike from Buffy) does the audio books
on Buffy & Angel the boom studios reboot/re-imagining of the characters is awesome 

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Re: What have you read lately, and was it any good?
« Reply #51 on: October 13, 2019, 06:44:34 PM »
What was your favorite portrayal of Dracula?
I liked Luke Evans as Dracula, despite the fact the film wasn't that good.

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Re: What have you read lately, and was it any good?
« Reply #52 on: January 12, 2020, 02:04:47 AM »
Dick Tracy - Audio Adventure - Big Boy Turns up the Heat & Everything Comes up Blank! REMASTERED: I remember listening to this in middle school, it was published in 1990, the same year when the film came out and it's much better. The narrator, William Woodward, and the voice actors really gives it that police detective and gangster type setting and radio drama of the 1930s.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gHGzasD3-28
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https://vimeo.com/49613968
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Re: What have you read lately, and was it any good?
« Reply #53 on: January 18, 2020, 01:20:42 AM »
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures - Heroes in a Half Shell (1988) audio: I have a TPB of this that came with a yellow cassette tape, I've had this since 1989 and I must have listen to it a dozen or so times, I'm surprised that the tape still plays. It's basically an adaptation of the first 5 episodes of the 1987 series, they got different voice actors for the characters, but there pretty good and the artwork matches Fred Wolf's artwork style.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=We24xBC-Dzs
https://vimeo.com/49613968
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