Andrew Pavliuk
PART 1 Review on a book "I'll be there for you. The one about Friends" by K. Miller. Hi there! Here I want to put out my modest opinion on this book. First, I must say that very recently I have become a huge fan of Friends. I had watched for the first time somewhere a half of the year ago, and then on after a small respite, I decided to watch it once again. And while being on the first season, I accidentally ran into the book. And then I immediately knew what I would read in coming weeks. The book kicks off with brief explanations why Friends is so popular and why we all appreciate it. These are no more than author's thoughts but pretty plausible. Then we go through biographies of each actor. If you love the series, this part will be incredibly interesting for you, I guarantee. From this point we begin to get acquainted with the process of shooting, all nuances, the insides of scenario and particular lines. The each single chapter is dedicated to the each single season. And what's more refreshing( in a good sense) is in each chapter was incorporated some significant real-life event. For instance, one of the first chapter has been pegged to the theme of Blackout, and how this occasion strengthened Friends' popularity. Also you can observe Superbowl, 11/09 topics and others, about which I definitely happened to forget. As for me, the most fascinating part is getting to know the cast as personalities in real life, the way they think, their tempers, patterns. In other words - what people they are. On the part of Friends itself, the book is cool and by all means worthy to read if you love the show. But, from my perspective, there is only one but very essential minus in this story - a political component. Maybe it's a little wrong to call it this way, but anyway. Along the story the author all the time speaks to us on topics of racism and women discrimination.
Feb 21, 2021 2:17 PM
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PART 1 Review on a book "I'll be there for you. The one about Friends" by K. Miller. Hi there! Here I want to give my modest opinion on this book. First, I must say that very recently I have become a huge fan of Friends. I watched it for the first time around six months ago and then after a small break I decided to carry on watching it. While watching the first season, I happened upon this book by chance and I knew straight away what I would be reading in the coming weeks. The book kicks off with a brief explanation as to why Friends is so popular and why everyone appreciates it. These are only the author's thoughts but they are pretty plausible. Then we go through the each actor’s biography. If you love the series, I guarantee this part will be incredibly interesting for you. From this point we begin to get acquainted with the filming process and all the nuances, the insides of scenario and particular lines. Each chapter is dedicated to a single season. And what's more refreshing( in a good sense) is that in each chapter some significant real-life event was incorporated. For instance, one of the first chapters has been linked to the theme of Blackout, and how this occasion strengthened Friends' popularity. Also you can see the Superbowl, 11/09 and other topics which I have forgotten. For me, the most fascinating part is getting to know the cast as personalities in real life, the way they think, their tempers, patterns. In other words, the people they are. Regarding Friends itself, the book is cool and by all means worth reading if you love the show. However in my opinion, there is one but very essential negative in this story - a political component. Maybe it's a little wrong to call it like this but anyway, all through the story the author all speaks to us about topics such as racism and discrimination against women.
Great writing - most of my corrections are just suggestions and slight improvements. Your English is excellent!
Feb 21, 2021 9:42 PM
PART 1 Review on a book "I'll be there for you. The one about Friends" by K. Miller. Hi there! Here I want to put out my modest opinion on this book. First, I must say that very recently I've become a huge fan of the show Friends. I had watched it for the first time about a half a year ago, and then on after a small break, I decided to watch it again. While I was watching the first season, I accidentally came across the book. And then I immediately knew what I would read in coming weeks. The book kicks off with brief explanations why Friends is so popular and why we all appreciate it. These are no more than author's thoughts but pretty plausible. Then we go through biographies of each actor. If you love the series, I guarantee that this part will be incredibly interesting to you. From this point we begin to get acquainted with the process of the shooting, all nuances, the insides of scenario and particular lines. Each chapter is dedicated to one season. And what's more refreshing( in a good sense), some significant real-life event is incorporated into each chapter. For instance, one of the first chapters talks about the Blackout, and how this occasion strengthened the popularity of Friends. Also you can read about the Superbowl, 9/11 and other events about which I had forgotten (events I'd forgotten about). As for me, the most fascinating part about the book is getting to know the cast as personalities in real life, the way they think, their tempers, patterns. In other words - the people they really are. The book is cool and by all means worth reading if you love the show. But, from my perspective, there is only one but very essential negative in this book - a political component. Maybe it's a little wrong to call it this way, but anyway. The author speaks/talks/discusses/writes about racism and discrimination against women throughout the book.
instead of "put out" an opinion, you OFFER an opinion. You "run into" a person who you already know.
Feb 21, 2021 4:14 PM
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Andrew Pavliuk
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English, Russian, Ukrainian
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