Jason (jcreed) wrote,
Jason
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Movie: "In Bruges". Kind of a much less good movie than I thought it was going to be, but I find it hard to actually be disappointed, not least because AB screwed up the sound and gave us all a refund. Not exactly clear to me why it got such fantastic reviews. The characters were interesting and the dialogue had a couple of good moments, but mostly it seemed unnecessarily gory, poorly paced, and full of racist jokes that didn't exactly even make sense.
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    Well I am certainly glad I saw Arrival so that I get the wug joke in http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=29480#more-29480

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    Saw "Arrival". It did have some nontrivial linguistics content, but it still felt kind of wrapped up in a discernible layer of Hollywood Woo. The…

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    Had some dinner at Aliada with akiva and sasha and K, and afterwards saw Herzog's "Aguirre, the Wrath of God" in Socrates park. Enjoyably bleak.

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