18x13 (23/4/10 edition)
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The Graham Norton Show
7x03 (26/4/10 edition)
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the DRM software, originally introduced to discourage piracy, has in fact had the opposite effect."Much lols," as the cool internet kids say these days (I think).
The Doctor himself solves all the problems of the universe, saves humanity, with the power of negotiation and clever quips, which within themselves don't make for great gameplay... He hasn't got a blaster, it'll be brilliant if he had a lightsaber, it'll be great if he had twin guns, but he hasn't and we can't…
Teen 1: Dude, what's this freaky-looking video?
Teen 2: Video? WTF? We don't have a video player, just chuck it.
Teen 1: 'k.
Panda features some beautiful animation — not a phrase you usually associate with CG ‘toons, but Panda frequently achieves it: petals swirl in the breeze, panoramic scenery shots look gorgeous, and the character animation is subtly detailed
rather than a thoughtful investigation into an ‘everyday’ murder, Wallander blazes back onto our screens with the explosive destruction of a power station, a bloody execution — no less than 17 shots fired — and the army rolling into town to handle the fall-out from an extended power cut.
Matt Rajah, who has more money than sense, was first in the queue(I may have rewritten that slightly...)
Sutherland also hinted that the plot could possibly mirror the show's first season, giving Jack Bauer a personal crisis to deal with. "It doesn't have to be a bomb," he said. "It can be something personal that people understand."Sounds like good news... but then they've said something similar before every season of the TV show for the last few years, so I'll believe it when we see it.
An Australian publisher has had to pulp and reprint a cook-book after one recipe listed "salt and freshly ground black people" instead of black pepper.Marvellous!
"why anyone would be offended, we don't know," head of publishing Bob Sessions is quoted as saying... "proofreading a cook-book is an extremely difficult task. I find that quite forgivable," Mr Sessions said. If anyone complains about the "silly mistake", they will be given the new versionArgh! Common sense! Run away!
The plot starts out as sub-Leon assassin nonsense, before turning into sub-X-Men superhero nonsense. The connection to Daredevil is actually minimal... she reverts to a bright red get-up that’s slightly more reminiscent of the comics. “It builds the legend,” she semi-explains. How can a legend be built if everyone who sees her in it is promptly killed?
Dalek plot always seems to be the same
Steven Moffat wrote such amazing episodes... he seems to have forgotten how to write/direct over the last year.
I found that the new doctor... didn't interact with the audience properly.
The storyline was well thats just it, it was a bit far fetched
doctor who, season 1, episode 9/10. the doctor visits WW2 and encounters gas mask children. doctor who, season 5, episode 3. the doctor visits WW2 and encounters daleks. how does he not meet himself? ... very, very, VERY, silly.
The film will be a two-hour representation of a 24-hour daysays Sutherland. That's all well and good, but the main thing about the show is less that it all takes place in one day (though, obviously, that's the title) and more that it takes place in real time. Note that the one-off circa-90-minute TV movie special didn't try to include 24 hours, but simply it covered a (real-time) two.
"This is a rare case where a low domestic performer could get a surprise pickup."
the distinctive narratorial ‘voice’ is very reminiscent of Fight Club, both book and film, as are numerous other elements: support groups; random encounters; the inclusion of a Big Twist. While an awareness of the author means the latter feels a little formulaic, Shyamalan-style, at least it seems Palahniuk can still pull them off.
what if, instead of freely choosing which parts of the film to address, I select three different, arbitrary time codes (in this case and for future columns, the 10-minute, 40-minute, and 70-minute mark), freeze the frames, and use that as a guide to writing about the filmIt's a little bit film-school pretentious at times, but it's an interesting enough idea to make it worth keeping an eye on.