Frock Flick Free-for-All End of the Year


You asked for it, so here’s an occasional open thread to bitch about anything tangentially related to history, costume, movies, or TV shows! Or whatever else is on your mind right now. Note that URLs are automatically held for moderation, but most anything else goes as long as you’re not bitchier than we are!

We’ve had a year’s worth of open thread posts, once at the start of each month. Whatcha think — how’d you like ’em? Should we keep doing it next year?

Poldark - I will know how to behave in the future


Let’s hear it!


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15 Responses

  1. Sam Marchiony

    More news on the crappy MQOS front! Apparently James I is now a rape-baby! (sarcastic yaaaaay).
    Man, am I glad that it didn’t get any Golden Globe buzz, I hope the Oscars likewise ignore this nonsense.

  2. Saraquill

    I enjoy these free for all. I’m pro having this continue next year.

    However, a math equation entered my head. If the FF team each takes a shot whenever someone requests a review, and a double shot for a review they already done, how long will they stay upright?

    I don’t think there will be much Frock Flicks if anyone tests this.

  3. Sam Marchiony

    I read it in the Vulture review, Darnley gets angry-drunk and rape-y, then Mary has James and it’s all ‘yay, motherhood is power and this is feminism.’
    I find myself longing for the dignity of Reign.

  4. Brandy Loutherback

    However minor, I do have a negative opinon on Emma Stone and other harlots…I mean starlets complaining about having to wear corsets in period films! I’m just saying.

  5. Rachel

    I’ve had a supremely awful week, starting with an earthquake last Friday, and my stepdad breaking his ankle on Monday, so I took myself to see Robin Hood.

    And it was just as terrible as I wanted it to be! Hairpin shortage! Weird Leather jackets! “Draft” notices!

    So, so, so, so bad! But I’m not sure if it was so bad it was good?


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