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Monday, May 16, 2005

Kingdom of heaven/The Jacket

saw two films with the gang this weekend that i thought were worth a mention. (unlike the truly abominable xXx2:The next pissing level which i was dragged to last week)

Kingdom of Heaven- In Summary, great but not quite as great as gladiator. Too much a clone of the latter to really leap out and grab you by the balls with surprise. Plus as much as dear old Ridley tries, he doesn't get any of those wondeful soundbites quite right. There's nothing to match 'Are you not entertained?' or 'Shadows and dust'.
However i do believe in places the visuals begin to surpass what gladiator did, after all, that didn't have nearly so much scale in terms of the battles depicted therin. The seige of Jerusalem is handled very well, as is the battle out in the desert. well worth a look.

The Jacket- now that's what i'm talking about! this was much more my sort of thing altogether. In Fact, money no object, Red Morning light may well have come out very similar to the jacket, admittedly only five minutes long but similar none the less. Adrein Brody seems to be very good at playing the emaciated wreck, he did it in the pianist and he's doing it again here. And Keira Knightleys american acent proves surprisingly good and rather amourous to boot (*letch letch*)
Go see, and ignore any shit reviews, they don't know what their on about.

todays music: Dead Fly Buckowski-Ground Nero
todays t-shirt: I am Spartacus

# posted by The Prisoner | 10:48 AM |

Y'know i'm born to lose, and gamblings for fools, but thats the way i like it baby i dont wanna live for eva.....and don't forget the joker!.........Daddy.......Do you call me daddy cos im old? do you call me baby cos im young? and i could be the one, who gets to take you home. Honey.....do you call me honey cos im sweet? sweet like the sugar in my tea, and i take more than three, and thats what makes me sweet. and i would like to say today it would be nice to run away, monday to thursday every week, we can see what we can be. and you wont serve another drink to lonely men who think they own a piece of you, they snap their fingers, tell you what to do. and they would like to take you home, well i guess their not alone.....................This aint murdermile its just the way i smile. Kiss all your fingers, whats that for? You'll never get to heaven with your shirt all torn..........Not a prisoner, i'm a free man, and my blood is my own now, dont care where the past was, i know where i'm going!......On Iron Horse he flies, on iron horse he'd gladly die.....Change, everything you are and everything you were, youre number has been called, fights battles have begun revenge will surely come, your hard times are ahead.......We're all living in amerika, amerika ist wunderbar......FUCK YOU I WONT DO WHAT YA TELL ME......Sandy why can't we look the other way?......Where's my Elvis?.....Don't try rules cos they do not apply.....She got me with a suckerpunch.....
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