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November 18, 2012

Skyfall

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , — inky @ 9:53 pm

It seems like all I’m posting about these days is movies, but I saw Skyfall last night and I’m going to post about it regardless. I’m also in the middle of The Hydrogen Sonata and it’s pretty solid, though. Anyway, movie review. This is going to have some spoilers so I’ll put in a cut.
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July 1, 2012

Fixing Prometheus

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , — inky @ 12:28 pm

There seems to be a thing going around where people are trying to fix up Prometheus to make it more coherent. This seems like an interesting exercise, so I thought I’d try my hand at it. Needless to say, this will contain major movie spoilers.

To make things a challenge, presumably the goal should be to do so with the minimum number of changes. So here’s my attempt at Fixing Prometheus In N Easy Steps: (more…)

November 13, 2011

Immortals

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , — inky @ 5:18 pm

So yesterday I saw Immortals. I didn’t know much about it going in, as evidenced by the fact that I thought it was a sequel to 300. I mean, c’mon, they’re both action movies set around a war in ancient Greece involving some dudes named The Immortals. But no, totally unrelated. Anyway, I had some thoughts.
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August 14, 2009

District 9

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , — inky @ 7:48 pm

I had a work-sponsored trip to see District 9. The short version of the review is that I hadn’t seen any of the previews or anything, and had just heard a little bit about it, so I was expecting a political allegory involving aliens. What I got was a B-movie in Peter Jackson style (no, it wasn’t written or directed by him, but you can see why he wanted to produce it). Taken in that light it was fine but the plot still made no damn sense, so I am going to spend the rest of the post griping about it. Needless to say this is spoilers.
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