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Should I watch Prequel or Sequel first??


I heard a lot about Rose Red that it was pretty good but because it is a very time consuming thing to do, I postpone this for a long time. Finally, Rose Red is my this winter break project. I rented both "Rose Red" and "Diary of Ellen Rimbauer". Which one should I watch first? Anyone can help me, please? Thanks!!

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I don't think it really matters which you watch first. I saw Rose Red first, but I think Diary would be okay first too. The only reason to watch Rose red first would be to give a little more info about the house, but after watching Diary I want to see RR again, because I think knowing why the house is cursed and the events of past years would really add to it. Either way, I don't think it matters which goes first.

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I'd see Rose Red first...this tells you everything about the house, making the original less creepy and mysterious the first time you see it.

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I'd watch Rose Red and READ The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer -- skip this film entirely. Rose Red was an okay miniseries, not King's best work but not his worst. I read the book right after having seen the miniseries and thought it would've been a better film -- until they finally released this film. The film of Ellen Rimbauer is somewhat lacking and less charismatic than the novel, and it irritates me that Julia Campbell did not reprise her role (she was a far better Ellen Rimbauer). Just my two cents (as always, I may be overestimating its value...).

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I thought Julia Campbell was better too. Oh well.

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I also need to know what one I should watch first...most of you say rose red.

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