King Arthur

So, in my Honors English IV class, we're reading some of King Arthur. You know, I've never even given the actual King Arthur stories a second thought - I never really knew any of the story. I actually find them to be pretty interesting and want to read the entire work of Morte d' Arthur.

It's actually kind of funny as I am reading through these "tales" and picturing some of the knights in the story as the knights from Holy Grail. I never knew that they were "actual characters" per say.

I wish so badly that we could watch Holy Grail in class now, but since my english teacher is an old bat, I guess that will never happen....

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the_thina: haha. but wasent disneys "the sword in the stone" about king arthur when he was a kid? but I never really knew the orginal stories eiter, but I did know they exist.
but just because your teacher is old dont mean he/she wont like python. after all, the young teenagares that fell in love with them 40 years ago is at least 50-60 years old now. ^^

caroliinee at 8:36 pm December 19

No, trust me - it's not the fact that she's old, its just her personality. I've never in my life disliked a teacher so much.... ohh dear!

the_thina at 8:45 pm December 19

oh I see now what you mean. sorry to hear that dear.

Jatta: Oh yes, the Holy Grail truly gives a new meaning to the story of King Arthur :) I haven't read the tales since I was kid.. must do some rereading, I think :)

Lady April: Oh I just LOVE the history and story of King Arthur!!!
WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN LADY??????? I miss you *sniff sniff*

caroliinee at 5:05 pm December 17

I've been around...watched Python the other day for the first time in a while, I miss everyone!

thewastelandr: Hahaha! In my undergrad, my classical history prof took every opportunity to play The Holy Grail. I think in the 4 years I had him for classes, we watched the whole film at least 3 times in different classes.

the_thina at 1:09 pm December 18

haha thats so cool. ^^ my english-teacher in school loved the blues brothers, and we got to see it in class without subtitels (I live in sweden and that is a part of english-classes here, to get to train on listening to the language in a different way) all the other kids in my class were sighing and moaning through the whole film, but I loved it. ^^
and in psychollogy-class in high school we watched one flew over the kookoos nest and clockwork orange. <3

thewastelandr at 9:28 pm December 18

Oooh the Blues Brothers are great! I haven't seen One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest - is it good? I love Clockwork Orange! My favorite movie of all time!

the_thina at 10:48 pm December 18

yes, one flew over... is good. its jack nicholson being stuck in a madhouse even if there is nothing realy wrong with him. and how he is dealing with the others in there, causing quite the little riots. its one of those movies that makes you THINK you know.
yes, clockwork orange and rocky horror are my 2 favourite movies ever. I even have the number 655321 tattoed on my body. ^^

thewastelandr at 8:01 am December 19

Haha that is so cool!!! I actually haven't seen Rocky Horror yet, but definitely am planning on it. Ok I'll check out One Flew Over too... sounds really good! Thanks for the recommendations!

caroliinee at 8:39 pm December 19

You must see One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, I just watched it in Psychology too, and it was a really good film. I'm considering reading the book now.

the_thina at 8:47 pm December 19

oh read it! I borrowed it once from my ex´s parents, and its very good

the_thina at 1:07 pm December 19

ooooh, rocky horror. havent you had a cruch on tim curry before you are gonna get one! ^^

thewastelandr at 11:32 pm December 19

Hahaha ok I definitely have to check both films out now! Alright, library, here I come!

the_thina at 12:55 am December 20

good call! you will get both tears and laughter then, I guarantee it

thewastelandr at 9:13 am December 20

Haha yay! Can't wait now! It's always good to have some movies to watch around the holidays, since I usually end up eating so much I can't move for hours...

the_thina at 12:21 pm December 20

http://www.rockymusic.org/showvideo/a5c663e1814698f1f2b2ed801ab71a2b.php
there you have the traler for rocky horror. <3
and the site is a good one, go back to it later if you liked the movie. :)