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Offline Glom

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In the Shadow of the Moon
« on: February 22, 2012, 02:56:43 AM »
Got it off LoveFilm.  Haven't watched it yet though.  Just thought I'd mention it to get the ball rolling.

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Re: In the Shadow of the Moon
« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2012, 01:53:36 PM »
Its an excellent show. I'm certain you'll enjoy it... :)



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Re: In the Shadow of the Moon
« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2012, 09:40:41 PM »
what I like of the last movies about the Apollo Program its the high definition image.  :D

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Re: In the Shadow of the Moon
« Reply #3 on: February 28, 2012, 09:00:57 PM »
The DVD has more than an hour of additional interview material, edited like the move itself.  It's like a whole 'nother movie in the same style!  :)
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Re: In the Shadow of the Moon
« Reply #4 on: March 03, 2012, 04:58:24 PM »
I assume that most people here have watched Moon Machines - a series in the same style/format focused on the people who worked on the program. AFAIK, it's created by the same people.

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Re: In the Shadow of the Moon
« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2012, 02:50:43 PM »
Ahem, yes, well, anyway.  :-[

It was okay.  It obviously was mostly focusing on the emotional impact of it.  It really didn't tell much of the actual story of getting there.  You won't learn much if you have even a cursory knowledge of the Apollo programme.

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Re: In the Shadow of the Moon
« Reply #6 on: March 04, 2012, 04:09:02 PM »
Ahem, yes, well, anyway.  :-[

It was okay.  It obviously was mostly focusing on the emotional impact of it.  It really didn't tell much of the actual story of getting there.  You won't learn much if you have even a cursory knowledge of the Apollo programme.
BUT it is difficult to imagine that a person with his sanity intact will claim, that ALL of these fine men are just lying throughout.

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Re: In the Shadow of the Moon
« Reply #7 on: March 05, 2012, 03:46:08 AM »
I assume that most people here have watched Moon Machines - a series in the same style/format focused on the people who worked on the program. AFAIK, it's created by the same people.
Would be nice if a PAL/Region 2 version was available.
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Re: In the Shadow of the Moon
« Reply #8 on: March 05, 2012, 06:49:57 AM »
You won't learn much if you have even a cursory knowledge of the Apollo programme.

To be fair, it was never intended to be an educational film. It's a story of human achievement, and I think it succeeds brilliantly on that level.
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Re: In the Shadow of the Moon
« Reply #9 on: March 11, 2012, 08:49:54 AM »
One of my favorite DVD's. The others are the series "Moon Machines" of course.

http://www.amazon.com/Moon-Machines-Robert-Seamans/dp/B0026IQTR2

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Re: In the Shadow of the Moon
« Reply #10 on: March 21, 2012, 03:10:11 PM »
The DVD has more than an hour of additional interview material, edited like the move itself.  It's like a whole 'nother movie in the same style!  :)

Wanted to let you know, that although i had seen ITSOTM when it was released, it was your post that "caused" me to very recently aquire the DVD...that I still haven't watched yet...