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30 April 2005 @ 11:28 am
H2G2 Was Good  
Like every other H2G2 production, it was different from all the other ones (Radio [British|American], Book, Miniseries, etc.). It was not like the book, nor was it funny like the book. It was funny like itself, and that's the reason I fucking enjoyed the hell out of it.

I can't really tell you which parts of it you'll like, and which parts of it you won't like. I liked the whole thing -pizzicato strings of zooming particularly, as well as the musical number at the beginning. I didn't mind that it got into parts of the other books - there could still be another movie at this rate.

Let me sum up - if you still haven't seen it, I need to take you. There. Good Enough for Me™.
 
 
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Nightwalkerhalfawake on May 1st, 2005 03:08 am (UTC)
Don't trust reviews. They're so subjective that you're quite likely to have a different opion from the reviewer if you think differently.

I saw the headlines of a rather abysmal review myself but I just ignored it and went out and saw it. I wasn't disappointed, the Hitchhiker's Guide is a great movie.
Happylittledevilhappy_l_devil on April 30th, 2005 08:45 pm (UTC)
I also liked it, and I was actually happy that the plotline was different, because like 15 minutes in I was starting to get concerned that I was going to know exactly what was going to happen the whole movie. Good stuff.
Nightwalkerhalfawake on May 1st, 2005 03:11 am (UTC)
I agree, it's an awesome movie.

...but I have to take this time to say that I hate acronyms. I read an email on Thursday related to this and the person that wrote the email called it HHG. It probably took me twenty minutes before I realized what she meant. Yes, I know, it should have been obvious considering the conversation, but still. If you want to use acronyms, spell it out the first time you use it, then use an acronym so it's more clear.

</rant>
Hoc Est Qui Sumusdiscoflamingo on May 1st, 2005 06:05 pm (UTC)
And when I think about it, there are at least seven different acronyms for the movie. I definitely should have made that more clear.
Nightwalkerhalfawake on May 2nd, 2005 12:29 am (UTC)
I've heard yours and HHG for it - what are the others? I would guess HHGG would be one of the others, but I don't know about the rest of them.
Hoc Est Qui Sumusdiscoflamingo on May 2nd, 2005 04:27 am (UTC)
HHGG, HHGTTG, THHGTTG, THHGTG, THHG. There are probably more, but the rest don't make as much sense
Virtual Travellervtraveller on May 2nd, 2005 05:26 am (UTC)
You wouldn't like the X400 gateway I worked on at Data General back in the 80's then (look - I was abnormally young - k?).

SLATFATF was our BSoD error.

No dancing dolphins though. Sadly.
Angel needs no wings - just a duster & a hackysackcanth on May 1st, 2005 05:16 am (UTC)
I agree about the acronyms
case in point..what the hell are you all talking about??
Hoc Est Qui Sumusdiscoflamingo on May 1st, 2005 06:04 pm (UTC)
Re: I agree about the acronyms
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Angel needs no wings - just a duster & a hackysackcanth on May 2nd, 2005 11:37 pm (UTC)
Re: I agree about the acronyms
ah=)...i'm going to catch that tomorrow i think