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Subject: Just watched POTE. Update
Date Posted: 7/21/2010 5:52 PM ET
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I just watch the sneak preview of Pillars of the Earth the first two episodes.  The historical discrepancies are glaring but to most people I dare say it won't matter. As usual they condense to dramatize.  But they even changed key points in the book.  Other than that I am certain that it will be well received.  I am not here to nit pick.   I will watch the rest.   The sets are great the acting wonderful.  Maude in mail was going a bit far I think but the symbolism in it was no doubt necessary to the film makers.


Update  you can watch it on line! http://www.starz.com/originals/thepillarsoftheearth/screeningroom#/episode-101-anarchy

Last Edited on: 7/21/10 5:57 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 7/21/2010 6:01 PM ET
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Letty -- thanks for the link for those of us who don't have Starz and need incentive to spend even more time in front of our computer screens. wink

Date Posted: 7/21/2010 6:06 PM ET
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LOL Your welcome Deb!  I think?

Date Posted: 8/9/2010 3:51 PM ET
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Just in case you don't have STARZ but wanted to watch POTE, Netflix has 4 episodes available on the "watch instantly" menu.

Alice J. (ASJ) - ,
Date Posted: 8/10/2010 7:02 AM ET
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I really like the the miniseries. My kids love it too. I did not care fhe book the detail was enough to choke a goat but the mini series is catching the high points of the book. I think it is very well cast too. The actors are doing a good job with it, and the setting is lovely.