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Comments on Wednesday 30 January 2008:
Things that have been amusing me recently:

An alternate ending for a recent xkcd comic.

A video of Tom Cruise blathering about Scientology, with superimposed user comments, largely consisting of crude drawings of penises.

Crispin Glover singing a song 'Ben' that I don't think was originally about rats, and Clowny Clown Clown.

Sweeney Todd being more a Johnny Depp movie than a Tim Burton movie, which is to say I quite enjoyed it. Helena Bonham Carter was also excellent. Neither spectacular singers, but both very good actors for the roles. The inevitable Burtonisation (whee, I can fly a camera!) only irked me two or three times, and not too much, and when he's not aggressively wasting my time I do appreciate his flair for black-and-white-and-red photography. [19:54]

Digi
Did you like Sleepy Hollow?

If I didn't mind Edward Scissor Hands, and hate Sleepy Hollow, will I be Okay taking a girl who loves Scissor Hands, and is indifferent to Hollow, to see Sweeney Todd on my dollar?

Digi
...and both of us hate Big Fish.

RavenBlack
Sleepy Hollow was okay, Scissorhands is better. Sweeney Todd is somewhere between the two, so I can't answer with certainty.

RavenBlack
Oh god yeah, Big Fish was awful. You can search my blog for my opinion on that.

Melange
I liked Big Fish. Although it was a long time ago that I saw it and memories have a dreadful habit of turning all rose-tinted in my head. Are Bonham-Carter and Depp good in Sweeney Todd? Although their acting is good I get annoyed because they both seem able to only play one character. Is this new Sweeney Todd better than the older, more PC version? Do I dare to spend a fiver on something depressingly mediocre?

RavenBlack
If you liked Big Fish I can't recommend one way or the other because your tastes are rendered incomprehensible to me.
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