St Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold
is a movie starring
Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, and David Tennant.
The girls of St. Trinians are on the hunt for buried treasure after discovering headmistress Miss Fritton is related to a famous pirate.
After wealthy philanthropist Piers Pomfrey has expressed an unusual interest in a ring found by her niece Annabelle, Miss Fritton explains that she is descended from a pirate who, in 1598, stole treasure from another pirate: Pomfrey's ancestor. The location of the treasure is to be found when the ring and its double are put together. Felonious ex-pupil Kelly and Miss Fritton's former lover Geoffrey are brought in to help the school steal the second ring from the evil Pomfrey's misogynistic secret society, leading to a showdown at the Globe Theater, and an amazing revelation as to the identity of pirate Captain Fritton, as well as that of William Shakespeare.Written by
don @ minifie-1
The engraving on the ring supposedly shows the coordinates of the treasure according to currently used geographic coordinate system, which is based on a longitude of the Greenwich Meridian. It was only established first by Sir George Airy in 1851, much later than events depicted in the story of the treasure. See more »
[carrying her bag to the beds]
Where do I sling my stuff?
Well, we can make up some room in our area, I suppose.
Yeah, you can so totally hang out with us!
I mean, you know, if you wanted. Whatever.
Does she look like she'd want to hang out with a bunch of shallow, facile, peroxide-blonde turbo skanks?
[the Emos' St Trinians logo appears on the screen; with creepy music]
You think she'd rather hang out with *you* and the sulky, sun-dodging Emos?
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Kiss With A Fist
Performed by Florence and the Machine
Written by Florence Welch and Matt Alchin
Published by Universal Music Publishing Ltd.
Courtesy of Universal - Island Records Ltd.
Under license from Universal Music Operations Ltd. See more »
Lots of things impressed me about this film. The incredibly imaginative plot takes the action into several widely varied settings, all of which I thought were painstakingly realised. The girls are a wonderfully diverse bunch and I liked the way in which, in spite of their differences, they make getting along with each other more important than their rivalries. The humour is plentiful and is nice and evenly spread over the entire film. For me the girls' comments amongst themselves provided some of the funniest moments, but there is also plenty of witty absurdity present throughout the suspenseful plot. Good use is also occasionally made of the background music (some of which I thought bore more than a passing resemblance to what I've heard in other films). In truth, I was never all that keen on early British comedies. However, I'm glad I didn't let that put me off seeing this as I thoroughly enjoyed it from start to finish!
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