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by Grasshopper
Fri Feb 18, 2005 1:34 pm
Forum: Cinematheque
Topic: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Replies: 14
Views: 6287

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Of course I've seen TGTBATU a number of times before, but when i watch it recently I remembered just how good it is. I find that the movie inspires my artist attempts, it stylish action, and brilliant use of image has had a huge effect on me. To anyone who has seen the movie yet (hopefully a very sm...
by Grasshopper
Fri Feb 18, 2005 1:29 pm
Forum: Cinematheque
Topic: Family Guy
Replies: 12
Views: 6877

Did any of you guys see the American Dad episode that played after the Super Bowl. I like Family, but found American Dad to be... lame to be blunt. I found very little of the humor funny, and just found the whole plot to be strained.

Just my opinion.
by Grasshopper
Fri Feb 18, 2005 1:17 pm
Forum: Cinematheque
Topic: Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Replies: 56
Views: 26119

I'm a bit worried about how Disney is going to adapt the story. Don't get me wrong I love Disney films, but HHG has a slightly more adult flavor, humor wise atleast. I'm kind of worried that it my be dumbed down for a younger audience. When you compare how Marvin looked in the original series, and c...
by Grasshopper
Fri Feb 18, 2005 1:05 pm
Forum: Recommendations - Literature
Topic: Dracula--Bram Stoker
Replies: 8
Views: 7453

Something I'm looking forward to is Becky Cloonan's adaptation of Dracula for Peguin Books/Puffin Classics. I really like the examples of her work that I've seen, they convey strong emotions well.
by Grasshopper
Thu Feb 17, 2005 7:20 pm
Forum: Recommendations - Literature
Topic: Dracula--Bram Stoker
Replies: 8
Views: 7453

I just finished Dracula myself, and really enjoyed the experience. The last fifteen pages or so, are some of the most instense reading I've ever don't. I would highly recommend this book.

EDIT: sorry to float an older post, but this book deserves as much praise as possible.