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Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - The Movie

Discussion in 'Open Discussion (Work-safe)' started by kinch, Feb 18, 2005.

  1. kinch

    kinch Wash me Staff Member

  2. BuckBackHome

    BuckBackHome Wolverine is largest member of weasel family

    I never read the book but that looks great.
     
  3. exhawg

    exhawg Mirror Guy Staff Member

    I never read the book either, but I'll probably go see the movie. One of my friends read it when I was younger and loved it. I just want to see what it's about.
     
  4. Piney

    Piney Stay thirsty my friends Former Game Champion

    Yeah, never read the book but have always wanted to. So will drag the woman to this movie since she is dragging me to "The Wedding Date" eh gad.
     
  5. The book was hilarious. Can't wait to see the movie.
     
  6. DeNiro

    DeNiro Certified Cat Milker

    That is so awesome!!! I love that book, and from the looks of it they did a good job turning it into a movie. Should be absolutely hilarious!
     
  7. BuckeyeNation27

    BuckeyeNation27 Goal Goal USA! Staff Member

    never read the book....whats it about?
     
  8. Hubbard

    Hubbard Administrator's Staff Member Bookie


    The Earth is destroyed on the first page.
     
  9. BuckeyeNation27

    BuckeyeNation27 Goal Goal USA! Staff Member

    thanks for ruining the book :lol:
     
  10. The KSB

    The KSB 4-4-11/11-5-11

    Yeah, all the guys on my D&D team are drooling in anticipation for this movie. We haven't been this excited since since Star Trek Voyager (even though they had a stupid half Klingon chick, and everyone know that humans and Klingons can't reproduce 'cause of the difference in their dna). We're hoping that the opening doesn't interfere with the academic olympics (Chucky Johnson is our top 'm'athlete and can't miss). Jimmy Ignatowsky might miss the premier though, he might be on a date with his girlfriend (she lives in Canada and they've had sex. He's such a stud). I hope to see you all there, I have to go find my inhaler. Live long and prosper \V/ /





    :wink:
     
  11. kinch

    kinch Wash me Staff Member

    Nice try there, but my Hitchhiker phase was WELL after my D&D phase. (Sadly, this is true. . .)

    For those who have never read the book, the opening passage of the first book of the more than three booked "trilogy" gives a good idea of the mood:

     
  12. BuckBackHome

    BuckBackHome Wolverine is largest member of weasel family

    I watched the trailer again and I think that is Larry Flynt's torso that crawls across the table.
     
  13. IronBuckI

    IronBuckI Calmer than you are.

    Looks like another example of not being able to recreate the book. It's pretty difficult to recreate a two headed three armed president of the universe. The character playing Arthur is exactly like I imagined him, but Prefect, Trillian, the Heart of Gold, the Vogon ships, and basically the rest of the movie aren't. I just hope that they only do the first book. It would be a shame if they tried to fit all of the "trilogy" into one movie, or even three. Also, I hope they have some kind of narration to tell some of the very funny things that aren't actually said by any of the characters.

    I'm going to go ahead and spoil the movie for everyone now, and tell you (like Kinch did in a recent poker thread) the answer to Life, The Universe and Everything is 42....Hope that doesn't ruin it for you.:tongue2:

    Edit: Just watched the trailer again, and I'm definitely going to go see it.
     
    Last edited: Feb 19, 2005

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