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    Wednesday, November 22nd, 2023
    3:12 am
    Meme: December fic requests
    Borrowed from Gelbes_Gilatier.

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    Current Mood: creative
    Monday, June 7th, 2021
    4:56 am
    Author: Rodlox.
    Fandom: Stargate:Universe
    Rating: PG13
    POV: Vanessa's.
    Characters/Pairing: Vanessa James, Eli Wallace.
    Summary: Things could be worse; she knows this - but it's little consolation.
    WARNING: This is what happens when my control lapses, and I start thinking about what the existance of those people means.
    Dedicated to:
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    Saturday, November 23rd, 2019
    5:04 pm
    Holiday Fic Requests
    Borrowed from Gelbes_Gilatier and from myself.

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    Friday, April 11th, 2014
    3:13 am
    Just saw Tell Tale Heart...
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    I'm overthinking this, aren't I?
    Thursday, April 10th, 2014
    8:53 pm
    Happy National Sibling Day
    I know at least one person on my flist has a sibling.

    And I know from growing up, that some people are honorary siblings. And others are all-but-siblings they're so close.
    6:23 pm
    Movie Rec & Review
    Like the other Marvel films, its best to turn off one’s brain when going to see this movie. (otherwise you’ll be wondering how someone seemingly not on active duty, could be running around with equipment that probably cost as much as a helicopter)

    Although its certainly rich with plot bunnies – among others, what caused the shift from Batroc the hired gun to Batroc the Leaper (fights the latest iteration of ‘Spiderman’ on tv)…and Read more...Collapse )

    good effects, great acting, a plot that could've been better if they didn't go heavy-handed to overdo connections to the first Captain America. (some parts, like Peggy, were great - but most of themmm...)
    Friday, April 4th, 2014
    10:22 pm
    Movie Rec & Review
    Saw NOAH this evening.

    It was good. (recognized more than a few extinct groups of mammals too - as will anyone who saw ICE AGE). I highly reccomend it to any and all.

    Excellent interpretation of the “giants on the earth” passage (and what happens to six-winged beings of fire, when they volunteer to help)

    Best performances of the film - Ham, and Noah’s wife. (do any traditions give her a name?)

    Her words to Noah about forgiveness, justice, and what is just…could equally well be said from Sif to Loki (or vice versa?)
    Friday, March 14th, 2014
    2:20 am
    Is it PI Day already?

    I remember when I first heard of this holiday (on Numb3rs)

    Happy Pi Day, everyone!
    Friday, February 21st, 2014
    8:33 pm long and thanks for all the fish?
    I have been informed that tomorrow (today in some parts) is Ragnarok.

    yes, the Norse end of the worlds - all nine of them (Pluto?) - is 22 Febuary 2014. and i've no idea who did the math for that.
    Friday, January 31st, 2014
    1:35 am
    Happy New Year

    apologies if someone pulled the wool over my eyes about when it falls
    Thursday, January 30th, 2014
    2:32 am
    am now wondering how many people I scared away from the movie, by saying the flashbacks were to the mid-1900s. nearly all the movie is 1910s and 1920s.
    12:47 am
    addendum to my recc and review of "Savannah"
    the rest of the review

    in that, I mentioned that actors Jaimie and Chiwetel had good scenes together.

    their scenes would have been better, had they been longer, imho; but one takes what one can get.
    Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
    10:32 pm
    Movie review & rec: "Savannah"
    When I first heard of this film & read its description, I thought "ah, a tale of having to decide between one's friend and one's love."

    It's better than that. (though the are pulled by their loyalties, that is secondary to how this is a telling of a true tale; there are reminders here and there that not everyone is equal, though that is more in setting the scene)

    I give this 8/10 stars.

    (whether despite or because of the flashbacks to the "present day" of the story - the mid-1900s - the film feels slightly meandering...which, as the main analogy is life on a river and relying upon a river, may be a good effect)

    Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jaimie Alexander, Jim Caviezel, Hal Holbrook.

    All the actors were in fine form. (Jaimie and Chiwetel didn't get as many scenes together as Jim did with either, but what they had, was quality)

    There are a lot of lost chances in this film, directions it could easily have gone, avenues it could have explored...but set aside in favor of the story they were telling. But its a strong story, and one that is very well-acted.

    I highly recommend it.
    Wednesday, January 1st, 2014
    12:07 am
    It is here.
    Tuesday, December 31st, 2013
    1:02 pm
    > Dear person reading this,
    > You made it through another year. You made it through the hard times and pain. You made it through all the times when you all
    >you wanted to do was give up. You made it. You made it another year and I promise you can make it another year. I am SO proud of
    12:35 pm
    Happy New Years Eve (and Day)
    Some of my friends reading this, are already in 2014. Happy New Year to you.

    To all, I am posting this in case I don't do so closer to Midnight in my time zone. Happy New Year's Eve & Day to you.
    Thursday, December 12th, 2013
    2:02 pm
    poem question
    What has been lost, none wish to lose again;
    Who would not slay the wind and noose the moon
    If that was needed? I have tasted loss and
    Would sunder my treasured Hammer to never know that flavor again.
    Verily I would loose the wolves of winter,
    Break bread with fire, if it meant the safety
    Of those I love.

    What would be a good word to replace/substitute "flavor" with?
    Friday, December 6th, 2013
    9:46 pm
    ...only just learned of this; spreading it quick:

    Grimm prompts needed and welcome.
    Wednesday, November 20th, 2013
    12:18 am
    "Five Things" (crossover), part 2/5.
    Chapter One: at Covert Fiction...and at my LJ.
    Chapter Two:

    Summary: In the wake of the first Thor movie, Sif moves in, and Reva has issues with Asgardian tech.

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    Thursday, November 14th, 2013
    2:18 pm
    Happy Birthday!
    No matter when your birthday is (or if you mark it), I wish everyone a very happy birthday, and all the best.
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