Well, another day, another diary entry.. Just spent my lunchtime fixing this website, thanks to the W3C HTML Validator. Lots of petty things can up (like the fact you are supposed to use quotes if you do something like <td width=”50%”>), but there were loads of proper HTML errors too, especially in my tables (</tr></td> is always a good ‘un). So anyway, apologies for any of you who couldn’t read my tables!! Also, off to Stirling on Wednesday for a week’s graduate school – should be fun!
Awesome, awesome, awesome, awesome, AWESOME, awesome. 🙂 Probably the best film of the year for me – was instantly hooked and drawn along – I laughed, I cried, I marvelled at the cinematographer, I sat on the edge of my seat. I’m a huge fan of the Spiderman animation on TV, and I felt like this film captured that perfectly. Whoever cast Tobey Maguire is a genius, what a wonderful Spidey/PP! I was slightly less enamoured with Kirsten Dunst as MJ. Her acting was acceptable, but the character just seemed a little shallow and ditzy somewhere, which is a shame […]
The Time Machine – H.G. Wells’ classic story of a man thrown into the future, where the human race has split in two. I have to say that this is actually a fairly good adaptation. The suspension of disblief is very easy – aided considerably by some of the best special effects I’ve seen for a while – but yet it manages to keep hold of it’s B-rate sci-fi origins (and I mean that as a complement!) The whole moon destruction thing was a work of genius, as is the holographic librarian – very nice plot devices to explain the […]