Someday Jigsaw will put me in a death trap for not appreciating his movies enough.

November 21, 2008 at 4:17 pm (movies) (, , , )

Saw V came out last month. I haven’t seen it and I don’t want to. Actually, this post is on why I dislike the franchise.

 

I do have to compliment them for managing to convey the plot so cleverly in this poster, though.

I do have to compliment them for managing to convey the plot so cleverly in this poster, though.

Major spoilers for the first movie and minor ones for the second ahead.

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How much does it cost to make Edward Cullen sparkle?

November 19, 2008 at 3:31 am (movies) (, , , , , )

 

The Twilight movie is coming out in a couple of days for you Americans, so I guess it’s time to do another post. To celebrate, or whatever. I’ve been taking a look at what director Catherine Hardwicke has been saying about the budget. Basically, she’s been doing more than her fair share of whinging about how low it is. Anyway, I figured it would be an interesting little exercise to see if she was right, and might help with budgetary issues when I have to make short films for Media next year. Yaaaaaay, education!

 

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I want to be English today.

November 9, 2008 at 3:11 am (misc., movies) (, , , , )

The choice of TV and movies in Australia sucks hard. For a start, most programs and movies start airing here long after they have in the States. More importantly, quite a bit of stuff just doesn’t get released here, period. That “limited release,” thing? Either I’m going to the wrong cinemas, or we just don’t have that here. So practically everything you get in limited release doesn’t arrive Down Under at all.

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