When I Am Legend opened last Friday, I scrambled to see the very first IMAX showing, at one in the afternoon. I was so desperate to see the movie that I considered forgetting about IMAX and seeing the 10:30 AM show, just because it seemed like a better option than waiting two and a half [...]
Archive: December 2007
I Am Legend! (And the fabled Batman excerpt!) (NO SPOILERS WHATSOEVER)
So I Am Legend was just fantastic, as was the special five-minute excerpt from The Dark Knight that came first (and was probably the reason all the IMAX showings are sold out). (One of the great things about living where I live — as an “East Coast jerk” — is that the closest IMAX theater [...]
I just got my online ticket for today’s first IMAX showing of I Am Legend — so in just a few hours I can stop frantically ignoring every jpx/handsomestan posting that refers to the movie. I’m off to the moving pictures!
By the end of May, 1977, lines would be stretching around the block and the cover of Time magazine would be given over to a view of Luke in his beat-up speeder racing across the dunes of Tatooine, but, in mid-April, all we had was the first couple issues of the MARVEL comic adaptation (sold [...]
1954 (*****) Thank God for YouTube, because without it, I’d be doomed to spend another thirty years fruitlessly searching for this exquisite seven-and-a-half-minute animated film, which scared the crap out of me in a fifth- or sixth-grade 16mm showing in school (so much so that I couldn’t sleep that night without the light on). Like [...]