Into the Black

I actually made it to the movies today, as Enahs pointed out in the forums I plan on doing this far more often than I succeed. The movie was great: A bit darker than the Chris Reeve versions, and of course requiring of some plot tolerance, but Singer has the touch for superhero movies, and has added a move from the Sam Raimi playbook by creating scenes that are perfect reproductions of classic comic book images, most notably the cover of Action Comics #1. The theater experience was lousy though... Some talkers, some squirmy kids, someone who kept checking the time on their light-up cellphone, someone who answered a cell call in the middle of the show (after letting it audibly ring a second time so he could determine who was calling, no less), and a point when someone leaned on the wrong button in the projection booth and the movie stopped for a while in favor of the filler they play between showings. There was even a blotch on the screen throughout, which is the second time I've had a visual imperfection on the screen at this same multiplex. That will also be the final time for this place, because if I decide to brave the ever-more-disappointing movie theater experience again in the future, it will be at a different venue. Just a sign of how enjoyable the movie was that none of that could even come close to ruining the experience.

Super Duper Links! Thanks Mike Martinez and Ant.
Link: The Digital Bits: How To Watch a Summer Movie.
Image: Dust art.
Media: Boten Anna.
Follow-up: AP Incorrectly Claims Scientists Praise Gores Movie. Thanks Brent.
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I have no idea if you are responding to me but seriously what's up with the fair and balanced. When the majority of Scientists agree that Global Warming is an issue and a couple of scientists disagree there is no balance. Heck, when it comes down to it, there isn't even another side of the argument, only right and wrong.

Sure it's Blues page and I respect that, I also think that's it right to point out that this article is Propoganda.

Life isn't Fox News.

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