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will harry potter melt the titanic or can george lucas make a movie that we all want to see? and what do the sci-fiers make of this spielberg project? i have a feeling this soundtrack will outsell the movie. maybe the movie was made just to push the cd.

20th Century Fox has set the U.S. release of "Star Wars: Episode II -- Attack of the Clones" for Thursday, May 16 -- "one day earlier than expected" (Variety).

"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" will open this weekend "on an historic 7,000-plus screens" (Variety).
- dave 11-14-2001 3:13 pm [link] [1 comment]

Finally saw final fantasy. Cheesy love story mixed in with a so so new age spiritual story. But the graphics are really fun, and the technology depicted is awesome. Very glad I saw it, but if you don't like futuristic information technology gadgets, don't bother...

Well, unless you're really into hair.

Also saw The Gospel according to Philip K. Dick which, despite the very interesting subject, seemed pretty hackish to me. The cartoon interludes are unbearable. I guess hearing Robert Anton Wilson makes it worth it, but just barely. Only for die hard Dick fans, and even they will be disappointed.
- jim 11-08-2001 3:15 pm [link] [add a comment]

I overheard this "review" of the new Jet Li vehicle The One while walking up Avenue A this morning:

There's like Jet Li, right?, and then another Jet Li is after him - that's fucked up yo!
I think that constitutes a thumbs up, but I'm not totally sure.
- jim 11-03-2001 3:59 pm [link] [add a comment]

started out watching Chappaqua last week and it started great and then got a bit boring but was fun to watch for sure, great imagery, people, music...--but then watched Powder (one of my all time favorite movies!!!:>)
- Skinny 10-29-2001 1:21 pm [link] [add a comment]

Not sure if David Lynch's latest is worth a lot of comment. Some images stick with you, though. Below is a character called The Cowboy, a soft-spoken, melanin-deficient creep who might or might not be an assassin-for-hire. In his first appearance, he says to a film director (whose shady backers are trying to influence the casting of a film): "If you do good, you'll see me one more time. If you do bad, you'll see me two more times." Even though the guy looks like a refugee from a dude ranch (by way of the Village People), he makes you shudder: the infantile, Rumpelstiltskin quality of his threat is sheer brilliance.

- tom moody 10-24-2001 3:45 am [link] [3 comments]