THE NEW IMPROVED AVATAR TRAILER, oh god…
You know, I will go to the fucking mat for James Cameron. And I think it’s pretty obvious that I’m a vocal proponent of the “big essential story told with powerful, almost primitive strokes.” But this new trailer… Jesus. Why, Lord, why? Why the cringe-inducing clichés? It should be bold, not dumb. You can scope the new trailer in HD HERE.
FASCINATING ARTICLE/INTERVIEW OVER AT BOING BOING: The pleasures and pitfalls of the virtual sim “Love Plus”
“I know. It’s pretty gross. I really wouldn’t want my wife to see me playing this, me desperately trying to hold hands with a touchscreen…”
IRREFUTABLE PROOF THAT LIFE ON EARTH WILL COME TO AN END, BECAUSE THEY’VE FINALLY DONE IT. THE FINAL TRANSGRESSION. YOU KNOW WHAT I’M TALKING ABOUT. DEAR GOD, THEY’RE MAKING A LIVE ACTION SPACE BATTLESHIP YAMATO MOVIE.
I am informed by reliable sources that the project will be helmed by the director of Returner, which isn’t the worst news in the world. Not much up at the film’s official site yet, but you can check it out HERE.
Okay. That’ll do it. The Witching Hour approaches.