Cacciaguida

Defending the 12th century since the 14th; blogging since the 21st.

Catholicism, Conservatism, the Middle Ages, Opera, and Historical and Literary Objets d'Art blogged by a suburban dad who teaches law and writes stuff.


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"Too modest" -- Elinor Dashwood

"Perhaps the wisest man on the Web" -- Henry Dieterich

"Hat tip: me (but really Cacciaguida)" -- Diana Feygin, Editor, THE YALE FREE PRESS

"You are my sire. You give me confidence to speak. You raise my heart so high that I am no more I." -- Dante

"Fabulous!"-- Warlock D.J. Prod of Didsbury

Who was Cacciaguida? See Dante's PARADISO, Cantos XV, XVI, & XVII.


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Tuesday, January 29, 2008
 
Entertainment Weekly catches up with Alan Rickman at Sundance....
Okay, I think your wranglers are giving me the signal, but I have to say, even before I got to the end of the Harry Potter books —

Before you go any further, I never, ever talk about that character. Number one, because it's not fair on kids who haven't read to the end. And for me to say anything — there's a bit of it that just should be left innocent. It's real storytelling, what she's done, and I'm part of that. So I just never talk about it.

When do you go back to shoot Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince?
They're shooting six, and I start shooting my part of it beginning of February.

It's a bigger part for you this time.
Ahh -- There's important stuff.
Hat-tip: Mugglenet