Jessica took me to see Momix Lunar Sea last night. The show which combines dance and the illusionary effects of blacklighting makes for quite a visual experience. It’s pretty neat when you can only see half of the dancers body and they can get away with some very neat tricks this way. I also really enjoyed the images that were being thrown onto the stage as they added to the overall atmosphere provided by the soundtrack. Hancher’s lighting wasnt quite perfect and there were times where i could see the dancer in all black or the tool that was being used for them to move around the stage. But i like to know secrets so that didn’t ruin anything for me. I’d reccomend this show to anyone who likes Visual arts, electronic music, or just film in general. How are other Momix shows? Do they use some of the same lighting techniques?
Archive for February, 2007
O.k. Star Trek Eleven has officially been announced by Paramount for a Christmas 2008 release. It could be the best christmas present ever or the worse blow to my most embarrising favorite show. J.J. Abrams is definetly directing and IGN is now saying that Matt Damon is indeed deep in negotiations to play KIrk, Adrien Brody as Spock and Gary SInise as Mckoy. They also claim James Mcavoy(Last King of Scotland) may play Scotty and Daniel Dae Kim (Lost and Enterprise) is a possibilty for Sulu. I’d be surprised if they get all these actors but if they do then a reboot may indeed be neccesary. That’s some serious star power and you got to believe this will be a bigger budgeted Star Trek than we have ever seen before.
Fingers crossed. If this thing bombs, well that will be it for the franchise for a long long time. If it succeeds expect a new show of some sort(maybe animated) and then watch CBS exploit the name until it grows stale again and we need another rebooting. Fingers Crossed.
Look. I wish things were different. I really really do. I have nothing against the Playstation 3. In fact i think it makes pretty pictures, the thing is just too damn expensive and there’s really not that much to play on it. What I’m hating is Sony itself. The european market is now getting a butchered PS3 that has no backwards compatibitly. If i was in europe id import an american one today. Heck there’s ten sitting at my Target. Send me a 1,000 dollars and ill air ship it to you tommorow. How do you promise something and then rip it out because your not selling so many of your units you thought you would? And if you do take out features, then don’t you have a responsibilty to your consumer and lower the price?
And don’t even get me started on the psp. I kinda want one if for nothing else all the retro compilations on it, but when they hell are you going to drop your price? The DS is killing the psp worldwide and what’s sony doing about it? Hiring advertisers to play on game message boards acting like fans of the system and making really bad rap videos about how cool it is too own.
Sony, if you dont want to end up like Sega, SNK, Panasonic, 3DO, and Atari then fire some people and get it together. Of course with all the money your movie studios rake in for you it will probably be years before you have to file the Japanese Version of chapter 11. But keep acting like king of the hill and certainly you’ll fall off your perch.
Civil War # 7 Finally this series wraps up although it will be a while before all the tie ins die down, Im pretty pleased with the conclusion even if it leaves me hating half of the marvel heroes. I guess that means it did its job then and really kind of impacted what was becoming a very stale universe. Wonder how full reaching they will take the initiative thing. It would be cool if we had defined teams for all fifty states. Who would represent your State?
Bsg #6 Yeah im about through with this. It’s just too short. Has no real impact for me.
O.k. Sorry been a busy weekend, didnt have much time to get here. Not much news right now, some things im currently enjoying
Everybody Votes Channel on Wii, got a wireless router for the computer playing mario kart ds online, PBS, and lots of soup. not too exciting eh?
Saw the first sketch for Jonathon Dalton’s poster. It’s going to be very nice.
Astonishing X-men # 20 So it looks like Whedon will be able to wrap up his storyline by the time he leaves which is nice, but it will leave me without an x-book to look forward to. Nice pacing. Still just the right amount of humor. A
New Avengers #27. I dropped this book but thought id give this a try again. At first i thought Bendis missed writing Daredevil until finally the New (new) Avengers showed up. AThis lineup seem a bit underpowered to any of you? And shame on MArvel for that awful chickfila plug. bad product placement if ive ever seen it. B without the spiderad, c with it.
Today Kid Icarus comes out for the Virtual Console. for five bucks i can rebuy one of the best games from the nes era. You have to wonder if nintendo is tracking the sales of this guy because he’s now in smash bros and they could be planning a very awesome remake of this wonderful game. Seriously if you have a wii, and you got five bucks. What are you waiting for? Medusa awaits.
more music news. Signal Hill who also appears on our compilation now has their debut cd coming out. you can hear tracks on there very neatly designed website
It’s always awesome when news of bands success spreads to us. Especially those bands who have participated in a lucky creature project.