I recommend seeing the movie first, if you haven’t read the book. And then, treat yourself to a copy of the book, which, while the film has some of the wit, presented in a form with is pleasing to both the eyes and the ears as well, does not have the same lasting impression as the written word on the imagination. It’s a shame they didn’t just do the entire five part Hitchhiker’s trilogy all at once, because alone without promise of more, it barely has legs, aside from the fact that we know there is more to come. At least you can read the rest, but do yourself a favor and read the first book as well, because there are great scenes with witty banter that would have played out spectacularly on film, and I think I could have done a much better job interpretting this for the screen. A complimentary Lord of the Rings style film, this is not.
Warning. I spoil a lot of the movie here, but that’s only because this is a collection of my thoughts on the movie a few hours after letting it sink in and after only one […]
Bandslam released last summer to very little fanfare. In fact, the marketing of the movie was absolutely horrible. Every trailer for it was worse than the last, and the film had been retitled a number […]