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Thoughts on Last Gleaming, Part IV

Another review in the continuing look back at Last Gleaming.

 

 

 

“Blow away the dreams that tear you apart

Blow away the dreams that break your heart

Blow away the lies that leave you nothing but

lost and brokenhearted.”

--Bruce Springsteen, “The Promised Land

In the film Bridge on the River Kwai, with the rain of debris, the hail of bullets, and the mounting dead engulfing him, Colonel Nicholson of the Royal British Army…

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Posted on March 1, 2012 at 6:03pm

Buffy the Vampire Slayer--On Your Own, Part I Thoughts

 

I have to say that while I express some dismay personally on Buffy’s decision I have to say I really, really liked this issue a lot.

I love how in Buffy it is shown how incredibly out of touch the Council is in terms of the relationship that develops between a Watcher and Slayer.. Crowley and Nikki Wood best exemplify to me this bond that the Council has completely tried to squelch. When I read the Buffy moments in the present day, it brought out even more how much of a hole…

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Posted on February 9, 2012 at 9:00pm

Buffy the Vampire Slayer--Last Gleaming, Part 3 Thoughts

First the continuing remembrance of simpler days when we all hated Twilight. 

 

Kurt Vonnegut once wrote a novel called Mother Night which told of an American playwright who was hired to spy for the U.S. as a Nazi sympathizer. He’s successful. Too successful. He’s so good he begins broadcasting Nazi propaganda to rile up support for the Third Reich.

The moral of the story according to Vonnegut: We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we…

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Posted on February 9, 2012 at 9:00pm

Thoughts on Last Gleaming, Part 2

In one of my favorite moments from the movie The Searchers, the normally demure Laurie watches in lustful glee as her two beaus fistfight over her on the eve of her wedding. Going by Buffy’s fantasies even if Angel has her heart she’d still expect Spike to fight for hers.

I have to say I’m ambivalent about the Spuffy and I think it has to do with some of the weaknesses of Buffy and Spike themselves. I don’t think it was lip service to Buffy and Spike’s relationship. I think…

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Posted on January 18, 2012 at 4:07pm — 1 Comment

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At 10:14pm on October 23, 2011, Lulurose said…

Tallgent,

Welcome to Buffytube - thanks for joining us and I hope that you enjoy the site as much as all the rest of us do. Check the HOME PAGE on your visits, as that's the best way to get information on all the latest happenings at the network. Be sure to check out the groups - it's a good way to meet other members, and there are groups for different characters and interests. Important information and guidelines for The Members Gallery and Vids is posted at the HOME PAGE. The link for this is http://buffytube.ning.com/

 

Please review these carefully before posting images or vids to avoid any problems concerning the rules. Also, when you set up your profile, in the “settings” on the e-mail option, please make sure that the "A message from Buffytube-Slayerise Yourself" option is checked, as it is the only way that we can contact everyone with important information that all members need to know.

We would love it if you shared your personal artwork and videos with us. However, be advised that we do not allow videos to be embedded from Youtube. If you like to make vids, please be sure and join our Vid Announcements group run by our Vid Representative Holdt.  This group has important information  for posting vids and for communication with our representative.

Here is a link for video policy:
http://buffytube.ning.com/group/vid_announcements/forum/topics/new-vid-policies-ul-protocols

 

We are always happy to hear your suggestions about the site.

Please contact us if you have any questions.

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