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pierre the shy
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« Reply #15 on: 01 November 2018, 08:54:49 PM »

KV1 Strong  Smiley

Seems to be a lot of authentic kit used in this trailer.....looks pretty good, just need some sub titles.
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« Reply #16 on: 01 November 2018, 11:23:18 PM »

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This might be the time to mention that Braveheart made use of Reenactment societies.



Yeah ! The Irish Defence Force.  1,500 troops as extras at the Curragh.   Its still on youtube
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« Reply #17 on: 10 November 2018, 07:57:14 AM »

Watched Outlaw/King last night. What an improvement on Brave Heart! This time round the Scots actually looked like medieval Scots, no woad and no kilts, but plenty of padded linen protection (aqueton?). Some of the nobles sported mail and surcoats, not to mention some helmets and flat iron shields. Bruce’s tactics using pits. stakes and the natural morass of the landscape was really well shown. I did notice that Tony Pollard was a historical consultant. Maybe slightly slower beginning than Brave Heart but a much more measured film with a superb finale of the Battle of Loudon Hill. Well worth a watch especially for those interested in medieval warfare.
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« Reply #18 on: 10 November 2018, 01:37:09 PM »

Thanks for that review, Leman. The wife and I were debating whether to watch the thing (there is only so much time available), think we will now give it a go.
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pierre the shy
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« Reply #19 on: 11 November 2018, 09:33:18 AM »

I have been a busy boy today, just finished watching Outlaw King with Mrs Shy and I would echo Leman's commmets, well worth 2 hours of your time Bill  Wink
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« Reply #20 on: 11 November 2018, 09:02:24 PM »

Thanks,
Scheduled for this week.
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« Reply #21 on: 14 November 2018, 10:51:53 AM »

Outlaw king was great! watched it yesterday and found it very nicely done. battle at the end is top notch!
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« Reply #22 on: 14 November 2018, 03:15:20 PM »

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LANyo2O40lM" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LANyo2O40lM</a>

Me and the Wife watched the captain last night, we thoroughly enjoyed the film but couldn't understand his lack of compassion for his fellow deserters considering he was one

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« Reply #23 on: 14 November 2018, 05:25:58 PM »

Wife and I watched the Outlaw King last night and both enjoyed it. With 45 minutes left I wondered aloud to my wife how they were going to get all the way to Bannockburn. But then saw what they did. Clever (and within budget)! Like the various nods to spiders and their webs.
In discussing its look compared to Braveheart my wife noted that only similarity seemed to be that the English don’t come off very well!  Smiley
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« Reply #24 on: 14 January 2019, 05:29:25 PM »

Something you guys might be interested in. Airs sometime 2019.




https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8883486/
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« Reply #25 on: 22 July 2019, 09:31:23 PM »

This might be the time to mention that Braveheart made use of Reenactment societies.

Hmmm ... yes ... one particular reenactment society - The Clan - which is actually more of a cult than a re-enactment society in any true sense of the word!
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« Reply #26 on: 23 July 2019, 10:21:02 AM »

Something you guys might be interested in. Airs sometime 2019.




https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8883486/

A battalion of arrow shooting Vickers guns?
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« Reply #27 on: 23 July 2019, 11:12:58 AM »

"... then we will fight in the shade!" Smiley
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« Reply #28 on: 23 July 2019, 12:15:01 PM »

In other news, for the aerially inclined amongst us looks like Pete Mitchell is returning to the danger zone in 2020......in a F-18 this time....those pesky MiG 28's better look out  Wink 

https://youtu.be/FIskWMtCFAw

Sorry I can never get embedding to work properly.....


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« Reply #29 on: 24 July 2019, 06:24:37 AM »

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FIskWMtCFAw" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FIskWMtCFAw</a>

The letters/numbers after the slash FIskWMtCFAw go inside the Youtube tags
{youtube}FIskWMtCFAw{/youtube}
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