Subject: Re: What Did You Watch? 2018-01-02 (Tuesday)
On 2018-01-03 16:02:53 +0000, Ian J. Ball said:
> On 2018-01-03 13:12:59 +0000, Obveeus said:
>> What did you watch?
> Tini: The New Life of Violetta (The Netflix) - A movie that shares
> almost nothing in common with the original "Violetta" telenovela,
> except for 5 characters with names identical to the series, but
> virtually all of them act nothing like they did on the show!... Yeah,
> not only was this filmed differently than the show, tonally it was also
> basically nothing like the show. (The most jarring change was in the
> character of Ludmilla - the character acted (and sounded!) nothing like
> [she] did on the show, and actress Mercedes Lambre looked about 10
> years older!) And there was basically no fun in the brief mustache
> twirling we got from Sofia Carson, either... And I hated the "name
> chance" ending... >:/
Grrr... I do this all the time - make that the "name CHANGE ending"...
> The other thing that sucked here was the music - what happened to
> the peppy, upbeat songs we got from the TV series?!! Pretty much
> everything here was a mopey ballad!... :/
> Considering this had almost nothing in common with the show, this is
> hopefully the last "spin-off" movie they try from "Violetta".
> However, Italian actress Beatrice Arnera who played new Violetta
> cohort Miranda is quite striking - I hope she gets drafted over into
> American film and TV, pronto!!
"Three light sabers? Is that overkill? Or just the right amount
of "kill"?" - M-OC, "A Perilous Rescue" (ep. #2.9), LSW:TFA (08-10-2017)