Australian Premiere: Special When Lit

December 22, 2009

Right now, I’m sitting in a hot room, with a loud pedestal fan singing in unison with the loud fan in my desktop PC. They’re both a bit unhappy with the Aussie Summer heat. But my heart isn’t in my study, as I sit at my desk. It’s 200km down the road… at the Chauvel Cinema, in Sydney. Because right now, they’re screening a very special movie premiere…

Special When Lit is showing tonight, for the first time in Australia. This film, a UK/Australian production had its world premiere at the Raindance Film Festival in London a few months ago. There it was nominated for BEST DOCUMENTARY.

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Will this be the first genuine blockbuster? (groan)

August 14, 2009

Sorry. Couldn’t resist.

But this is intersting.

“Warner Bros. is toying with plans to develop a movie around Lego. Scribes Dan and Kevin Hageman are penning the script for the family comedy that will mix live action and animation. Warners is keeping the plot tightly under wraps, but it’s described as an action adventure set in a Lego world.” (Variety)

Hmm, will it be Transformers-good, or Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles-bad?

Hope they get Spielberg involved somehow…