Hitchhiker's Guide Movie: Disappointing

Today I saw the “Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” movie. It was always clear to me that it would be difficult to turn this story into a motion picture, something that Douglas Adams unsuccessfully attempted several times before his untimely death in 2001. I didn’t expect all books to be reflected in the movie, and I also didn’t expect all the pieces that did make it into the movie to be completely consistent with the books....

May 7, 2005 · 2 min · 376 words · DigitalHobbit

Speaking of The Office...

Speaking of the original BBC series The Office: In case you haven’t done so yet, you really should check out BBC’s definitive online guide. The website has a wealth of background information such as an episode guide, interviews, wallpaper, a screensaver, video clips (such as David’s infamous dance), the lyrics and chords to Freelove Freeway, a fake and hilarious homepage of Gareth Keenan, and much more.

March 26, 2005 · 1 min · 66 words · DigitalHobbit

The Office: BBC vs. NBC

Two days ago, the first episode of NBC’s remake of the popular BBC series ‘The Office" was broadcast. As a fan of the original BBC series, I had a bad feeling about this remake. Yesterday evening, I watched the NBC pilot on my Tivo, and it turns out I was right… Disappointingly, the story was a direct rip-off of several original The Office episodes, the main difference being that a couple of the more British jokes were translated into their US equivalents....

March 26, 2005 · 2 min · 253 words · DigitalHobbit

First "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" movie teaser

The first teaser for the upcoming “Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” movie has been released. Frankly, there’s not much to see, as it does not contain any actual footage from the movie. Regardless, at least it is another sign that the work is proceeding. There is also a nice history of the movie. I still find it hard to believe that it is actually happening…

August 4, 2004 · 1 min · 65 words · DigitalHobbit

Combover: The Movie

Thanks to Boing Boing for alerting me to the upcoming Combover: The Movie. This looks hilarious! :)

June 7, 2004 · 1 min · 17 words · DigitalHobbit