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Einkaufstagebuch 2010 – Januar

Einkaufstagebuch 2010 – Januar

 Der Januar war einer der teuersten Monate seit Beginn der Ausgabenbuchhaltung….

02.01. – 0,00€ (21,99$) bei Amazon.com (per Gutschein)

05.01 – 16,17€ (22,99$) bei Amazon.com (teilweise per Gutschein)

11.01. – 12,40€ (10,18£) bei Amazon.co.uk

11.01. – 11,02€ (8,98£) bei Amazon.co.uk – mit deutschem Ton

11.01. – 12,18€ (9,98£) bei Amazon.co.uk – mit deutschem Ton

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Der Weg des Kriegers: Stärke & Ehre

Der Weg des Kriegers: Stärke & Ehre

English Version

Nachdem es getan war, war ich in der Stimmung für einen Kampf. Deshalb habe ich einen Mini-Marathon gestartet unter dem Thema
Der Weg des Kriegers: Stärke & Ehre

The Charge of the Light Brigade
von Alfred Lord Tennyson

Half a league, half a league,
Half a league onward,
All in the valley of Death
Rode the six hundred.
“Forward the Light Brigade!
Charge for the guns!” he said.
Into the valley of Death
Rode the six hundred.

“Forward, the Light Brigade!”
Was there a man dismay’d?
Not tho’ the soldier knew
Some one had blunder’d.
Theirs not to make reply,
Theirs not to reason why,
Theirs but to do and die.
Into the valley of Death
Rode the six hundred.

Cannon to right of them,
Cannon to left of them,
Cannon in front of them
Volley’d and thunder’d;
Storm’d at with shot and shell,
Boldly they rode and well,
Into the jaws of Death,
Into the mouth of hell
Rode the six hundred.

Flash’d all their sabres bare,
Flash’d as they turn’d in air
Sabring the gunners there,
Charging an army, while
All the world wonder’d.
Plunged in the battery-smoke
Right thro’ the line they broke;
Cossack and Russian
Reel’d from the sabre-stroke
Shatter’d and sunder’d.
Then they rode back, but not,
Not the six hundred.

Cannon to right of them,
Cannon to left of them,
Cannon behind them
Volley’d and thunder’d;
Storm’d at with shot and shell,
While horse and hero fell,
They that had fought so well
Came thro’ the jaws of Death,
Back from the mouth of hell,
All that was left of them,
Left of six hundred.

When can their glory fade?
O the wild charge they made!
All the world wonder’d.
Honor the charge they made!
Honor the Light Brigade,
Noble six hundred!


Russell Crowe … Maximus
Joaquin Phoenix … Commudus
Connie Nielsen … Lucilla
Oliver Reed … Proximo
Richard Harris … Marcus Aurelius
Derek Jacobi … Gracchus
Djimon Hounsou … Juba

Inhalt: General Maximus, der gerade Germanien erobert hat, soll die Führung über das Römische Reich übernehmen, wenn der Imperator gestorben ist. Aber der Sohn des Imperators ermordet seinen Vater, beansprucht den Thron für sich selbst und versucht, Maximus zu töten. Doch dieser kann entkommen, wird jedoch versklavt und wird als “Frischfleisch” für die Arena verkauft. Dort macht er sich selbst einen Namen als “Der Spanier” bis zu dem Tag, an dem er dm neuen Imperator gegenüber tritt.

Meine Meinung: Großartiger Film. Ich liebe ihn seit ich ihn zum ersten Mal gesehen habe. Ich hab auch die Extended Version sofort gekauft. Der Film hat eine Menge zitierbare Stellen, die ich sowohl auf englisch, als auch auf deutsch wiedergeben kann. Obwohl ich im Allgemeinen gegen Synchronisationen bin, bin ich hier der Meinung, dass sie hier gute Arbeit geleistet haben. Die deutsche Stimme von Maximus passt sehr gut. Die Kämpfe in der Arena waren toll, insebsondere der “Kampf um Karthago”.

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Babylon 5: Season 3

Babylon 5: Season 3

Season 2 | Season 4

Point of No Return

Disc 1

Matters of Honor

Synopsis: A Ranger training post is sealed of with mines and one ranger who could escape asks Babylon 5 for help. Meanwhile Londo tries to cut his connections to Mr. Morden and his associates. Also a representative of Earth comes to Babylon 5 to investigate about the Shadow vessel that destroyed Lt. Keffer’s Starfury.

My opinion: I always liked Marcus and I sure love the White Star. But Sheridan has to be a bit mad to try a stunt like the one in this episode. Cheesy Good introduction to the next step of the story.


Synopsis: A series of bombings shake Babylon 5. Bombs planted by a person who has no political agenda but to spread fear. And when Lennier tries to save Londo he gets badly hurt.

My opinion: While I never really understood the motives of the bomber I really liked the tube scene between Londo and G’Kar. I also liked the arrival of the monks around brother Theo who will stay for a while on the station.

A Day in the Strife

Synopsis: A probe approaches Babylon 5 and transmits a message: When Babylon 5 can answer a series of highly complicated questions, they will receive important knowledge in return. If not, the probe will explode and take B5 with it.

My opinion: Another average episode, there’s not really much to say about it.

Passing Through Gethsemane

Synopsis: Again we see the monks. But one of them is troubled because he gets flashes of memories but he can’t remember the events. Meanwhile Lyta Alexander return to the station on a Vorlon(!) transprt ship. She has been to the Vorlon homeworld but is forbidden to tell about it. She now works for the Vorlons and must hide from the Psi Corps.

My opninion: Great episode about crime and punishment. To see the life of a mind-wiped person and how the victims of a crime can’t let go. I really liked the acting of Brad Dourif (Dune, Deadwood) and the actions of brother Theo at the end of the episode.

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