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a few moments wasted

new GI Joe movie looks like crap. save your time and re-watch warren ellis' animated version?

new harry potter looks beautiful.

x-men origins: wolverine -- looks over the top, but not nearly as bad as the reviews I've been hearing. I believe the reviews; maybe someone could re-mix it?

terminator salvation looks amazing. I love the stunt work at the beginning (with the motorcycle). I almost want to see the previous terminator movie to catch up on the story. ((but there's always wikipedia for that, right?))


OH. From earlier so I didn't think to mention:

D-9 looks amazing!!11!!1! Very curious how it's going to be shot (compared to the trailer--which is likely more meta than the movie will be?)

And then from later:

The Limits of Control looks beautiful, and solid, and interesting. (Jim Jarmusch)

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen looks somewhere between 'eh' and 'meh', but it's got me curious anyway.



May. 4th, 2009 02:51 am (UTC)
What is D-9? Haven't seen any of it.
May. 4th, 2009 02:59 am (UTC)
May. 4th, 2009 09:12 pm (UTC)
This looks VERY cool!
May. 27th, 2009 01:36 am (UTC)
Hey, I read a review about that! (Since you posted the D-9 link). Aliens land in Johannesburg, South Africa, and promptly become ghettoized. Presented by Peter Jackson of Lord of the Rings fame, too! I'll probably see it. :)

Thanks for the heads-up!
May. 27th, 2009 01:38 am (UTC)
I'm rather excited about it--and glad it's new to me so I didn't have to share years of angst over its development ;)

Fingers crossed.
May. 27th, 2009 02:10 am (UTC)
Mmm. Good movies are a sign of summer! I like them big, action-packed, and occasionally thought-provoking. (This is also why I read superhero comics.)

Another sign of summer is green plums. I have been eating green, sour plums from the farmer's market lately,
eating until my stomach is uneasy and my tongue is sore from the biting-sharp juice, full of vitamin C. I've loved green plums and sour apples as long as I can remember, since I was a small child on Southside. Mom bought a sack from the local farmer's market and I've been devouring them.

What's another sign of summer to you?
May. 27th, 2009 06:30 am (UTC)
hmmm. sour plums sound delicious.

I think these days summer means weed clearance.

That's all that comes to mind, anyway.

I don't really leave the house. The seasons swim / meander.
May. 27th, 2009 06:53 pm (UTC)
Ah yes. You're now the reclusive hermit, able to deal with the world, but preferring the sanctuary of your very nice shell/home (that I hope to visit some day!). :)

Maybe Amy can go to the Farmers Market for you?

Weed clearance does not make me go "ooh" with delight either.

Just remember to rotate yourself occasionally to the windowsill, as even a potted plant needs to be turned from time to time.


(And yay on your work on GUD! I'm still feeling like I don't want to share my words with others except close friends at the moment.)

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