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    Thread: My fav cartoon is....... What's yours?
Post: My fav cartoon is....... What's yours?

I assume cartoon does not include animes? I personally like anime more, but when I was younger I love American cartoon movies. Still like them, I suppose. I'm partial to Disney cartoons; compare to ...
Crys General Movies 36 2,309 April 23rd, 2006, 08:27 AM
    Thread: Favorite Book?
Post: Favorite Book?

scooter13 Wrote:"Tuesdays with Morrie" is by Mitch Albom. And it is totally not sci-fi or fantasy. But that usually comes with the territory when you are talking about a sports columnist that usuall...
Crys Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 34 2,772 April 23rd, 2006, 08:12 AM
    Thread: Jim Butcher's "The Dresden Files"
Post: Jim Butcher's "The Dresden Files"

I've always enjoyed the Dresden Files. Very, very, very well written, and Harry is such a great character! Not to mention the characterization, the fast paced action, the slowly developing romance, an...
Crys Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 2 793 April 23rd, 2006, 08:05 AM
    Thread: Raymond E Feist( or is it Fiest?) the riftwar saga
Post: Raymond E Feist( or is it Fiest?) the riftwar saga

It's Feist. :) Riftwar saga... that would be one with Magician? Or is it the one with The Rage of the Demon Prince, or something like that? Personally, I'm much more interested in the first saga he wr...
Crys Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 4 1,061 October 1st, 2005, 12:10 AM
    Thread: Napoleon Dynamite
Post: Napoleon Dynamite

I can't say that it's my favourite, nor even that I particularly enjoyed it, but I do like the part where geeky Napoleon danced like a pro. Then revert back to a geek when the music stops. Crys
Crys General Movies 27 2,081 September 14th, 2005, 12:07 AM
    Thread: Anita Blake Fan Here!!
Post: Anita Blake Fan Here!!

I'm more a Merry Gentry fan than Anita Blake fan. Sometimes I'm tempted to just hit Ms -- excuse me, Marshall -- Blake on the head for some of the things she do. On the other hand, she would probably ...
Crys Vampire Movies and TV Shows 13 1,247 August 13th, 2005, 09:05 AM
    Thread: anyone into asian films?
Post: anyone into asian films?

The term "Asian films" does cover a lot of territory! :) I'm partial to Hong Kong movies, simply because I grew up watching them. Korean movies are generally much less formulaic than their Korean se...
Crys General Movies 11 1,350 August 13th, 2005, 08:55 AM
    Thread: Charlie and the choclate factory
Post: Charlie and the choclate factory

I find the movie visually entralling, Johnny Depp memerising, and David Kelly very cute. :) On the other hand, just going through rooms and rooms of weird candy just doesn't make for an engaging plot ...
Crys General Movies 33 2,208 August 13th, 2005, 08:46 AM
    Thread: Snakecharm by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
Post: Snakecharm by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

Quote:I think that you have pinned down one thing that bothered me about the book- that Zane is a weaker narrator. Since the Serpiente are more open with their emotions, I would have thought the oppos...
Crys Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 6 939 January 24th, 2005, 10:56 AM
    Thread: Snakecharm by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
Post: Snakecharm by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

I've finally gotten my eager fingers on Snakecharm yesterday, and I quite enjoyed the book. It's been a long way since the first book Ms Atwater-Rhodes wrote; and there's a very obvious improvement of...
Crys Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 6 939 January 24th, 2005, 12:03 AM
    Thread: Chow Yun-fat in Pirates sequels
Post: Chow Yun-fat in Pirates sequels

Read on an article who quotes John Woo to say that Chow Yun Fat is going to play a righteous, 'good' character. Guess we can look foward to him crossing blades with JD! Crys
Crys Disney and Pixar Movies 5 1,060 January 9th, 2005, 02:18 PM
    Thread: The Phantom of the Opera
Post: The Phantom of the Opera

Ehm, sorry, I'm wrong then. But I stand by my opinion on the "dubbing". It's just that some parts, she was panting and panting and doesn't have enough breath. The next second, without even a pause, sh...
Crys General Movies 28 2,035 January 2nd, 2005, 04:53 AM
    Thread: The Phantom of the Opera
Post: The Phantom of the Opera

Well, personally I think the trailer was much, much better than the actual movie itself. It isn't that I truly dislike the movie, but I do find it rather disappointing in some parts. Love the music, a...
Crys General Movies 28 2,035 January 1st, 2005, 01:56 AM
    Thread: Favorite characters?
Post: Favorite characters?

Captain Jack Sparrow, of course! Love him! :daisy: Crys
Crys Disney and Pixar Movies 44 3,727 December 17th, 2004, 02:05 AM
    Thread: Chow Yun-fat in Pirates sequels
Post: Chow Yun-fat in Pirates sequels

I just saw that news in the papers yesterday. Supposedly he's supposed to act as a famous Chinese pirate (historical true), who roams mostly the sea near China. So... is this Chinese pirate going to g...
Crys Disney and Pixar Movies 5 1,060 December 17th, 2004, 01:57 AM
    Thread: Who knows this amazing book?
Post: Who knows this amazing book?

I'm not sure, having skimmed through that book very quickly and didn't finish it anyway, but maybe Neil Gaiman's American Gods? Except that I don't recall any romance in it....... at least not a lot. ...
Crys Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 9 1,117 December 8th, 2004, 12:59 AM
    Thread: Snakecharm by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
Post: Snakecharm by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

LOL. I would definitely try to find the book, but honestly it would probably be some time before it's imported into my little island. :teary: Crys
Crys Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 6 939 December 2nd, 2004, 01:34 AM
    Thread: Mercedes Lackey
Post: Mercedes Lackey

I know Lavan has been bullied and all that, and rather unfairly treated, but his way of thinking "I'm superior to you" in his mind, and his whinings... I'm sorry, I just can't like him. But I still th...
Crys Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 16 1,557 December 2nd, 2004, 01:30 AM
    Thread: Snakecharm by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
Post: Snakecharm by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

Hello Arcadia. Thanks for the review. I've read some of Amelia Atwater-Rhodes' books, and find them quite good, and usually one better than the last one in terms of language and writing ability. I enj...
Crys Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 6 939 December 1st, 2004, 03:33 PM
    Thread: Jacqueline Carey
Post: Jacqueline Carey

Has anyone read her Kushiel's Legacy? It's a trilogy, namely Kushiel's Dart, Kushiel's Chosen, and Kushiel's Avatar. I have to say, she has become one of my favourite writers. Her style is one of spoh...
Crys Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 0 591 November 28th, 2004, 09:19 AM
    Thread: MargaretWeis
Post: MargaretWeis

I rather like the Seven Gates series (What's the series' name? been a long time since I read that). The good books, however, are the later ones, from book 5 onwards. I think you just missed the better...
Crys Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 5 786 November 17th, 2004, 02:26 AM
    Thread: Vampires Origin in Myth of Fact??
Post: Vampires Origin in Myth of Fact??

In my opinion, it is the Western version of the vampires that has been romanticized, first by Bram Stroker, than by the succeeding writers after him. I think the vampires before him aren't that aristr...
Crys Vampire Movies and TV Shows 7 765 November 15th, 2004, 02:06 AM
    Thread: Hero mild spoilers
Post: Hero mild spoilers

Quote:Originally posted by DeamondBleed Bare in mind that in asian culture colours have different meanings that they do in western culture. White is the tradtional colour of death in Asian cultures, ...
Crys General Movies 26 1,520 November 12th, 2004, 02:28 PM
    Thread: Hero mild spoilers
Post: Hero mild spoilers

Quote:Originally posted by ThePharoah This movie was awesome but could have been edited a little differently but I guess we all have our opinions. How many times did that guy let some different perso...
Crys General Movies 26 1,520 November 11th, 2004, 01:18 AM
    Thread: Hero mild spoilers
Post: Hero mild spoilers

I watched Hero when I first came out... that's in 2002, I guess, and frankly my impression of it has dimmed. However, I have to say that the whole point of Hero is more of a patchwork of imagery, art,...
Crys General Movies 26 1,520 November 10th, 2004, 08:54 AM
    Thread: We should get to know each other
Post: We should get to know each other

Haven't been posting for quite a long while... LOL.... Don't think anyone would remember me! :coffee: Anyway I live in Singapore, tiny island in Asia, am somewhat old enough to post my age :dummy: , ...
Crys Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 25 2,354 November 10th, 2004, 07:57 AM
    Thread: The Dark is Rising
Post: The Dark is Rising

I love that series. Yeah, it's written for kids, but I was a kid when I read it, and I still enjoy re reading it these days. There's a sophisication in the writing that most young-adult writers don't ...
Crys Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 3 624 January 4th, 2004, 01:23 AM
    Thread: Please help me find this book!
Post: Please help me find this book!

Is it "Invitation to the Game" by Monica Hughes? :confused: Oh second thoughts, maybe not, the the world there is completely different from what we have now, some kind of futuristic world if I remembe...
Crys Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 6 1,121 September 22nd, 2003, 10:35 PM
    Thread: Mercedes Lackey
Post: Mercedes Lackey

But don't you think Lavan Firestorm is a rather spolit kid? I don't think he even qualifies as a Herald if he doesn't have so much power. He is inconsiderate, uncontrolled, and totally insensitive. Bu...
Crys Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 16 1,557 September 22nd, 2003, 03:04 AM
    Thread: Pirates of the Caribbean
Post: Pirates of the Caribbean

Wow. I love Pirates of the Caribbean. And as many people had said already, Johnny Depp's incredible in the movie. He is just so hilarious and funny and I think of him as the main hero of the show.:cla...
Crys Disney and Pixar Movies 125 8,034 September 20th, 2003, 12:13 PM