DARK SHADOWS FORUMS  
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
December 01, 2022, 01:56:28 PM

Login with username, password and session length
Search:     Advanced search
382996 Posts in 80894 Topics by 992 Members
Latest Member: winedance
Home Help Search Calendar Login Register

Show Posts

* Messages | Topics | Attachments

This section allows you to view all posts made by this member. Note that you can only see posts made in areas you currently have access to.

Messages - Gothick

Pages: « 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 »
5386
Caption This! - Night of Dark Shadows / Re: Night of Dark Shadows
« on: March 28, 2005, 03:55:59 PM »
Lara: "Irene, I TOLD you to take that Cassandra Wig away... NOW!!"

5387
Caption This! - Night of Dark Shadows / Re: Night of Dark Shadows
« on: March 28, 2005, 03:53:29 PM »
Karlen: "Jimmy, I SAID, gimme a KISS!"
Grayson: "And do it before David sees anything.  Johnny, you KNOW he's been hot for you since that incident last fall."

5388
Calendar Events / Announcements '05 I / Re: New Sam Hall Play
« on: March 28, 2005, 03:43:59 PM »
Wow.  I'd love to hear more about this.  Many thanks, MB, for the post.

G.

5389
Current Talk '05 I / Re: DS Cancelled!
« on: March 25, 2005, 11:39:32 PM »
I remember that I read about it.  My memory is that it was a newspaper article, but it might have been this feature that used to run in TV Guide--these yellow pages at the front and back of the magazine that had what looked like manual typewriter font and were more or less little snippets of breaking news in the media/entertainment world.  Back in the Sixties, there were far fewer fora for learning about such things--no such thing as Entertainment tonight; so I used to follow that feature fairly closely.  I always checked through TV guide each week to see what films were going to be on.   In those years (ages 10 to 12) I had quite an interest already in old movies, especially ones from the early Thirties (I was thrilled earlier today to see that 20th century just came out on DVD, in a very stylish looking package).

I never heard about the campaigns to try and keep it on the air.  In those days, I did not know anything about organized fandom, although the clubs were mentioned in 16 magazine--for whatever reason, I never bothered to write and get DS penpals.

Like so many others, I tuned in on that Monday following, only to see Password in DS' place.  I had enjoyed Password before then, but that particular event ruined that game show for me.

G.

5390
Calendar Events / Announcements '05 I / Re: New DVD review
« on: March 24, 2005, 09:20:38 PM »
Well, I really wonder why they even bother to review beyond one or two volumes of DS on these sites.  It's pretty obvious that only a diehard fan would be interested in something that is volume SEVENTEEN of a 1960s soap opera.

If you asked me to write reviews of the DVD releases of "Cheers," "Seinfeld," or "Angel," believe me, the results would NOT be pretty.

G.

5391
Claude, my Champion!  tell those wretches we want MORE Grayson Hall movies on DVD, NOW!

xo, Gothele

5392
Current Talk '05 I / Re: most annoying d s character
« on: March 23, 2005, 07:35:28 PM »
I personally find Jeff Clark the most annoying character in the history of DS.  I almost invariably fast forward through his scenes, especially the one on ones with poor Vicki.

G.

5393
Calendar Events / Announcements '05 I / Re: New DVD review
« on: March 23, 2005, 03:09:27 PM »
Hi Patti,

George Dicenzo is one of my favorite DS production people.  I believe he's the one who once described Grayson as a "gutsy broad" that he loved a lot.  I think he might have gone into acting after DS went off the air... gods, I'm probably conflating two or three different stories here... I'd love to see that interview, and they are now getting into episodes that I run at least a couple times per year, so I just may invest in the new set.  (I've already been pondering getting the Tom Jennings storyline, and in my dreams I would love to own all of the Cassandra Collins story--I DIG Cassandra!)

J. J. Lupatkin worked fairly steadily throughout the series, I believe, but I am not sure just what he did.  Would be fascinating to see an interview with him.

G.

5394
Just a note that I sincerely hope that all the folks who were wringing their paws in a recent topic on the purported "death of Dark Shadows" will try to attend this chat--a high profile DVD restoration and release of the DS movies would be great publicity for "the franchise" as we seem to be calling it now (that word still makes me think of overcooked greasy french fries).

G.

5395
Calendar Events / Announcements '05 I / Re: New DVD review
« on: March 22, 2005, 11:48:08 PM »
Well, chacun a son goo.  I don't agree that Magda's accent was "terrible" (though it was sometimes terrifying), it was larger than life, just like the character herself (the concept of theatricality appears to be lost upon today's audiences).  I also do not agree that Leviathans was as boring as Liza with a Z or whatever that pathetic woman said.

I don't think Judge Cullum was paying much attention while watching these shows.  Evan's spell to drive Petofi out of Quentin's body failed, and the Leviathans were from Earth's own Underworld, not from an alien planet.  But then, what can you say about someone who finds a minor blooper to be the most exciting moment of the set???

Damn, I wish *I* could find someone to send me DS DVDs for free...

G.

5396
Oh dear.  I am hopeless with chats.

I really do hope some of the more technically savvy folks here (with better connections) can get into the room and make our voices heard!

G.

5397
Your line about Dim George's intemperate outburst being like that of a cocker spaniel made me smile.

These are rather dreary episodes, and Vicki's dinner chez Evans is just plain weird.  But I believe the ascetic silhouette of Mrs Sarah Johnson looms on the horizon.  You were inquiring about Maggie's tip earnings? *smirk*

G.

5398
Art Wallace really was something of a hobble-de-hoy as a writer, wasn't he?  It's odd how he comes back and we return to crawling through the day in Real Time.

I finished the Swann novel.  My favorite scenes involved Todd's place.  That and the little dear who had been Miss Cotton's companion. Thanks for the recommendation--it was just the thing for Saturday.

Any other Swann novels you'd recommend?  I may order the Royal Whatsis just out of curiosity.

G.

5399
Calendar Events / Announcements '05 I / Re: Dark Shadows and Beyond
« on: March 18, 2005, 09:27:35 PM »
I haven't read those, but, more years ago than I care to recall (has it really been THAT long?) I read the beginning of a wonderful series by fan writer M. F. Miozza that was his version of how 1971 might have transpired, had the original series not been axed.

Unfortunately he never finished it, adding to the list of fan projects we've yet to see completed (my own bio of Grayson Hall among them!)

Connie's unfinished novel Divine Awakening is a very different take--to me, fascinating--on what might have happened to the characters had Barnabas been cured and Julia instead hooked up with Quentin.  The emotional dynamics of this are beautifully described.  It's very much adult fiction (and I'm not using "adult" as a synonym for "sexual infantilism" as is popular in our culture).

G.

5400
Polls Archive / Re: Trask vs. Nicholas Blair
« on: March 17, 2005, 04:08:32 PM »
That's very cool that you brought up the Seventh Victim, Luciaphil.  That's such an intriguing movie.

I always wonder whether Polanski had seen it in film school.  The banality of the Satanists in the final scene of Rosemary's Baby reminds me a lot of the 7th Victim.

G.

Pages: « 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 »
Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Christmas Season by TreetopClimber  |  Powered by SMF 2.0.6 | SMF © 2006–2009, Simple Machines LLC Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!
Page created in 0.151 seconds with 27 queries.