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Old 01-17-2006, 09:55 PM
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Very good.
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I've never actually read Brave New World. (It's on my list of Important Things to Read Sometime, like Romeo and Juliet.) I have read Fahrenheit 451, and while I enjoyed Equilibrium, I think the similarities were so overwhelming that they might as well just have called it a new film adaptation of Bradbury's book. After all, how many movies have there been that kept the original title and changed far more than this?
Honestly, I felt it owed just as much to 1984 as it did to Fahrenheit. Were people really supposed to be surprised at the Big Brotheresque reveal?

The movie did yield us something great, though. When I heard Christian Bale was going to be Batman, I knew it was the right choice. He was what kept the movie together for me.

I thought Citizen Kane was pretty good; I enjoyed the unravelling of the story of one man's life, his rise and fall. It was well done. (Welles's Macbeth on the other hand.... ugh.)
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I've never actually read Brave New World. (It's on my list of Important Things to Read Sometime, like Romeo and Juliet.) I have read Fahrenheit 451, and while I enjoyed Equilibrium, I think the similarities were so overwhelming that they might as well just have called it a new film adaptation of Bradbury's book. After all, how many movies have there been that kept the original title and changed far more than this?
Honestly, I felt it owed just as much to 1984 as it did to Fahrenheit. Were people really supposed to be surprised at the Big Brotheresque reveal?

The movie did yield us something great, though. When I heard Christian Bale was going to be Batman, I knew it was the right choice. He was what kept the movie together for me.

I thought Citizen Kane was pretty good; I enjoyed the unravelling of the story of one man's life, his rise and fall. It was well done. (Welles's Macbeth on the other hand.... ugh.)
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Old 01-18-2006, 03:01 AM
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January 17


Just a micro-update today. Derek did in fact have a picture of those embroidered 5MV ornaments, so you can now see them for yourself.


Tomorrow? Macro-update.
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Old 01-18-2006, 03:13 AM
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Coool. Can I buy one? Or something?
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It must be said that those are quite amazingly very, very, good. Nice work, Mme. Dean!
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They are sooooooooo cute!

Great job!
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awww I want it....my preciousssssssssss

no really they are very cool

can I have some?
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Old 01-18-2006, 09:45 PM
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I've got dibs.
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Then you should go and see your doctor. They get infectious if you leave it too long.
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Heh.
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Thanks! It was fun to make them. As far as buying them...not at the moment, as other projects (a few of them gifts) are screaming at me more loudly to be done. If I decide I feel like stitching those again, I'll talk rights with Zeke. Derivative work, and all that.
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gifts huh?

what do we have to do to deserve one?

tell me and I will do
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Old 01-18-2006, 11:09 PM
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Hmm...currently, all the gifts I'm working on are for relatives or pregnant friends.
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pregnant friends.
damn then I dont have a chance.....but hey there can always happen "junior" :twisted:
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Old 01-18-2006, 11:23 PM
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damn then I dont have a chance.....
Well not with that attitude, no. :roll:
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Old 01-19-2006, 08:17 AM
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January 18


The macro-update will have to wait another day, because today I suddenly found the courage to do something else, and I couldn't let the opportunity pass.


That's right: I watched The Ring 2. The unrated version. All the way through. Without chickening out.


I AM THE MAN!


Look, if you were as terrified of Samara as I am, you'd be proud too. Anyway, this means you can expect the overdue Ring 2 fiver shortly; I had a lot of it planned already, but didn't want to actually write it without having seen the movie. (For one thing, none of my sources covered the unrated version's extra scenes.) As for the macro-update -- which, not to be too coy, I'll tell you is community present number 2 -- tomorrow should still be a go.


By the way, great hitcounts lately. Let's keep 'em rising!
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I watched The Ring 2
You mean the sequel to that great collection of Wisk commercials? Awesome.
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Get around to watching the Japanese originals, Zeke, and then I'll really be impressed.
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A belated nod to Mme Blueberry: I know full well how they were crafted, which is why I'm very, very impressed - both at the diligence and color shades. Great stitching work!

(I've pondered this for some time: is an embroiderer someone who threatens enemies at needlepoint?)
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