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Journal of No. 118


September 10th, 2009

9 on 9/9/9 @ 10:18 am

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For colleenky's natal anniversary, a bunch of us gathered at the new (to me) Landmark Theater at the Westside Pavilion for an opening night showing of 9. With so many 9's conspiring, we found this as a little not-birthday gift for her:

Or maybe it's just a left parenthesis.


I enjoyed the movie, but the uberplot/resolution was disappointing; go for the art, not the story. Think of it as a dark, steampunk, WALL-E, with quite a bit more action. Not for the kids. Indeed, the middle-aged matron seated next to me was shuddering at some of the violence.
 
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From:alex_victory
Date:September 10th, 2009 05:46 pm (UTC)
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I'm glad you liked it. I definitely want to see it -- for a while we were working on a video game adaptation, unfortunately it got canceled due to our publisher's financial problems.
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From:essentialsaltes
Date:September 10th, 2009 05:51 pm (UTC)
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Bummer. But surely it wouldn't cost much to make some Little Big Planet skins and levels!
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From:colleenky
Date:September 11th, 2009 06:50 am (UTC)
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And it's lovely! Thank you both again. :-) (Also, I like that pic with the music in the background.)

Journal of No. 118