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Forum: The Electronic Domain 02-06-2012, 01:00 PM
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Posted By Breffney
Does the modern story feature more strongly /...

Does the modern story feature more strongly / more often than the Wallis / Edward one. ? That is my fear.
Forum: The Electronic Domain 02-06-2012, 12:58 PM
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Posted By Breffney
Absolutely. ! I must be the only person who keeps...

Absolutely. ! I must be the only person who keeps seeing decent reviews, :lol: the Amazon one and a number of positive reviews on the Irish RTE website.
Forum: The Electronic Domain 02-05-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 244
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Posted By Breffney
At this stage I have signed up to be notified by...

At this stage I have signed up to be notified by Amazon (UK) when it becomes available on DVD. There is a review on the Amazon site which places it up there with "The King's Speech" and "The Queen"....
Forum: The Electronic Domain 01-25-2012, 02:51 PM
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Posted By Breffney
Re: W.E., seeing it in the cinema is causing...

Re: W.E., seeing it in the cinema is causing problems. It isn't showing in a cinema close to me (I automatically assumed that it would be). Plans to travel and see it this past week went out the...
Forum: The Electronic Domain 01-19-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 244
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Posted By Breffney
I agree, An Ard Ri. It looks though as if the...

I agree, An Ard Ri. It looks though as if the modern tale may be taking from the film somewhat which is what many people were afraid of.

Oh, I see that someone has posted a reply to the review....
Forum: The Electronic Domain 01-19-2012, 10:46 AM
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Posted By Breffney
A review of the movie from an Irish perspective....

A review of the movie from an Irish perspective. Source = RTE Television & Film Guide

W.E. - RT Ten (https://www.rte.ie/ten/2012/0119/we.html)
Forum: The Electronic Domain 01-17-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 26,744
Posted By Breffney
Well, it has secured one Golden Globe Award for -...

Well, it has secured one Golden Globe Award for -

Best Original Song - Motion Picture
"Masterpiece" - W.E.
Music & Lyrics by: Madonna, Julie Frost, Jimmy Harry
Forum: The Electronic Domain 01-12-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 244
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Posted By Breffney
February 3rd is the release date for the USA. ...

February 3rd is the release date for the USA.
It hits the cinemas in Ireland and the UK on January 20th.
Some other European countries won't receive it until March and April.
Forum: The Electronic Domain 01-10-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 26,744
Posted By Breffney
The film has been getting a lot of trailer...

The film has been getting a lot of trailer coverage here in the past few weeks.
Forum: The Electronic Domain 01-10-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 26,744
Posted By Breffney
Am not mad about Bessie either. Don't know about...

Am not mad about Bessie either. Don't know about cutsey names but certainly many young kids with whom I have come into contact with through work have been named after celebrities, i.e. Kylie,...
Forum: The Electronic Domain 01-09-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 26,744
Posted By Breffney
Fair point about place names .... Virginia,...

Fair point about place names .... Virginia, Constance (as in, Lake) etc. although the Beckhams got terrible slagging for starting a trend over here by naming the first two boys after places, i.e....
Forum: The Electronic Domain 01-08-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 244
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Posted By Breffney
Very good point. Someone who was born the same...

Very good point. Someone who was born the same year as Wallis also had an unusual name,i.e. Mamie Geneva ..... Eisehower ..... First Lady of the United States. !!

If some celebrity called their...
Forum: The Electronic Domain 01-08-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 26,744
Posted By Breffney
Please remove the above if I have gone too far...

Please remove the above if I have gone too far off thread.

I found something which I think is interesting. A few statistics about the use of the name "Wallis" in the USA. The highest usage is in...
Forum: The Electronic Domain 01-08-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 26,744
Posted By Breffney
Good point. Over here David & Victoria Beckham...

Good point. Over here David & Victoria Beckham came in for a lot of slagging over the names which they gave their children. So, too, did a member of an Irish pop group, who named his son Koa.
Forum: The Electronic Domain 01-07-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 26,744
Posted By Breffney
It could have been worse. Wasn't one of her...

It could have been worse. Wasn't one of her father's names "Teackle". ? :eek:
Forum: The Electronic Domain 01-06-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 26,744
Posted By Breffney
According to the IMDB web site it will be on...

According to the IMDB web site it will be on general release in the USA from February 3rd. It was shown in Los Angeles and New York on Dec 9th, 2011 but that may have been in order to make it...
Forum: The Electronic Domain 01-06-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 26,744
Posted By Breffney
I don't blame her. I'm not sure about other...

I don't blame her. I'm not sure about other countries but, here in Ireland, the name or term isn't regarded as a flattering one. :eek:
Forum: The Electronic Domain 01-03-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 26,744
Posted By Breffney
:previous: Wow. ! That is brilliant. The film...

:previous:
Wow. ! That is brilliant. The film is released here in Ireland on January 20th and I'm hoping to see it soon after.

I neither like nor dislike Madonna but anything about David and...
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