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  • Hatfield-McCoy mini series

    New mini series about the Hatfield McCoy feud. The 3 parter will star Kevin Costner,Bill Paxton,Powers Boothe and Tom Barenger.

    http://www.history.com/hatfields-and-mccoys


    Looks good.
    If the art of war were nothing but the art of avoiding risks,glory would become the prey of mediocre minds. Napoleon

  • #2
    Can't wait. I heard Brad Pitt is involved also.
    This bass guitar kills TERRORISTS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    • #3
      Good cast.

      I'll have to check it out.
      "The blade itself incites to deeds of violence".

      Homer


      BoRG

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      • #4
        Who's singing that song? Sounds like it might be called 'Hell To Pay' I love it.
        This bass guitar kills TERRORISTS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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        • #5
          A documentary on the feud is set to run on HISTORY the day before the miniseries starts. Its director is Mark Cowen, who co-produced and directed "Band of Brothers: We Stand Alone Together," the documentary accompaniment to HBO's "BoB" miniseries.

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          • #6
            Don't forget,those of us who are watching it. May 28th-29th-30th 9/8 Central History Channel.
            This bass guitar kills TERRORISTS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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            • #7
              I've got my DVR already set for it!

              I hear they turned Costner down when he wanted to name it "Dances With Rednecks...
              Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes? Who is watching the watchers?

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              • #8
                Me too. I found out who's singing,it's Costner's band,Modern West. The CD of the movie music is already sold out at Amazon my son told me.
                This bass guitar kills TERRORISTS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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                • #9
                  As usual I missed the entire thing. What started that fued anyhow ?

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                  • #10
                    The intial events surround the killing of a family member in West Virginia who fought for the Union. This led to the reprisal killing of a family friend on the other side. Thisngs spiral down from there but it looks as if the love affair between a young man and woman from both families, involving a pregnancy, will touch off the "whole shoot'in match"

                    To say the boys in those hills were a bit "lawless" is the definition of understatement.
                    The Purist

                    Words ought to be a little wild, for they are the assault of thoughts on the unthinking - John Maynard Keynes.

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                    • #11
                      From the view of a lifelong Kentucky country boy, who has from time to time, been among "The hill people"....the whole thing missed the mark considerably.
                      The film makers just couldnt resist "cowboying it up"!!
                      As you can tell....I wasnt impressed.

                      John
                      The most visable part of a persons education is their parents example !

                      Christianity is made far too complicated by far too many denominations.
                      It's truly a simple concept.
                      Dont take my word for it---Read the Book of Romans!

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                      • #12
                        Is Paxton possibly cutting his teeth for the Civil War HBO series?
                        ...how useless it was to struggle against fortune, this being the burden of wisdom which the ages had bequeathed to him.

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                        • #13
                          I don't know. I've been more ill than I realized last few days. I haven't seen the episodes I have on DVR.
                          This bass guitar kills TERRORISTS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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                          • #14
                            Saw it. LOVED IT. End of story.

                            ...the beauty of a miniseries.
                            "I am the Lorax, and I'll yell and I'll shout for the fine things on earth that are on their way out!"

                            ~Dr. Seuss, The Lorax


                            "The trouble with Scotland...is that it's full of Scots!"

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                            • #15
                              Welly,not my line,but my cousin is related to both. Lovely hm?
                              This bass guitar kills TERRORISTS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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