Jason (jcreed) wrote,

Made some toasted ham'n'cheese sandwiches with K and watched "The Brothers Bloom". A fine new year's eve. The movie was pretty danged endearing. Something about the the ending left me confused, but I was okay with it in the end. The intro was fantastic. Rachel Weisz's Penelope was fantastic. I liked her character much much better here than in the Fountain. Mark Ruffalo was perfectly cast. It's interesting to compare with his role in "Now You See Me"... about which I should say little more. Adrien Brody annoyed me at a few moments, but I think he functioned in the way he had to. (8/10)
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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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