Friday, March 07, 2008


I'd never have guessed I'd have the same thing to say about two totally different movies...and yet have it mean such completely opposite things.
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First up: Tropic Thunder - I'm not sure what to say except check out the picture. Guy in front, Ben Stiller. Guy in back, Jack Black (with blond hair). Guy in the middle...the black guy in the middle...Mr. Robert Downey Jr. - yeah, I had to do a double take too. Going from Iron Man to a comedy (?) war movie with Jack
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As for the second wow, a movie I don't really know anything about. It's called Watchmen, and is apparently based on a graphic novel (named one of the "100 best English-language novels from 1923 to the present" by Time Magazine). It also won a Hugo Award. Not a bad pedigree. Anyway, from the just released shots of some of the characters in costume, it earns a "wow" in it's own right. Maybe a little on the schticky side, but still, looks interesting.