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Stardust In Your Eye

This afternoon, we went to see the movie Stardust with some dude I've never heard of, Claire Danes, Michelle Pfeiffer, Nathaniel Parker (Inspector Lynley Mysteries), and Robert DeNiro. I thought the best DeNiro role was in Showtime, Meet the Parents or Analyze This but Captain Shakespeare is the role. While not Shatner-fall-off-the-couch funny, it was so good... Claire Danes was radiant as ever but given the role shouldn't we expect this? I think the witches were a bit too Witches of Eastwick but I suppose that's better than something better known so take the comment how you will... I suppose I'm a sucker for fantasy adventure but this movie was very good. My biggest nitpick was it seemed a bit too long but it's hard translating books on screen. You either make it short leaving too much out or you have this. I haven't actually read the book so it might be option three. I'm not sure how they'll do a sequel but The Never Ending Story II exists so...

In other news, still no word on that damn book but the last day of estimated delivery is Tuesday. I know I didn't pre-order and went through an affiliate but shouldn't they have re-stocked by now?

Comments

JRRyan said…
I loved STARDUST. LOVED LOVED LOVED. You totally are getting boned on that book. don't worry tho, I still haven't read it either... cancel your order and just steal one from everyone who's already done with it.
Likestrek said…
So I got two packages today. Was one of them that book? Hell, no! If it doesn't arrive by tomorrow, I'm going to complain and maybe threaten...

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