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Too excited to work

Crud! I have to work on this scene but I can't help reading the Rotten Tomatoes review for "How To Train Your Dragon".
So far, we're holding in above the 90% range. I don't know if we can keep it up, but I hope so.

Most of the reviews so far are fair: no, it isn't a Pixar film nor does it try to be (it is also much shorter). It just wants to be a fun adventure story, one that we all hope the audience will enjoy.
...
Aw heck, I'm no good writing about these things. Lack of vocabulary.
I'll let Ruffnut and Tuffnut take over for a second.



1 picture = 1000 words.
Whatever those words might be.

Another little thing got me excited today: the teaser trailer for Scott Pilgrim VS the World, based on the really fun serie by Bryan Lee O'Malley.
I grinned and smiled through the whole thing. If you haven't read the books...hopefully this teaser trailer will make you want to pick up the original source and give it a read. So far, it looks like a really really fun adaptation of it.



*Squee!*

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alisa_tana
Mar. 26th, 2010 07:52 am (UTC)
Haahaa, that's awesome. Looks way better than the Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat movies.

Gonna go see Dragon tomorrow, got two names to watch for in the credits.
rufftoon
Mar. 26th, 2010 04:33 pm (UTC)
Oooh, who is the other name?
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rufftoon
Mar. 26th, 2010 04:35 pm (UTC)
Scott Pilgrim suddenly became one of my most wanted movie I want to see this year. Yay! It's fun to have a list of film to look forward to.

I projected too much of my fangirlism attitude on poor Fishlegs- I mean he's a geek, but never goes that much into a *squee* expression.
eiko82
Mar. 26th, 2010 08:50 am (UTC)
I have never heard of 'Scott Pilgrim vs The World' before but that movie looks like fun!
rufftoon
Mar. 26th, 2010 04:32 pm (UTC)
The director also did two fun movies, so it promises to be a fun ride.
jadesfire2
Mar. 26th, 2010 09:41 am (UTC)
Just got back from HTTYD, it was AWESOME!! Loved it!
rufftoon
Mar. 26th, 2010 04:31 pm (UTC)
Glad you've enjoyed!
seanmonster
Mar. 26th, 2010 11:13 am (UTC)
Vol 6 comes out in July, and the movie in Aug. Should be a Scott-tastic summer!
rufftoon
Mar. 26th, 2010 03:44 pm (UTC)
*squee again!*
So glad to see the movie realised: when it was first signed up, I was afraid it would go the route of so many movie deals out there: shelved!
It's being done, and kicking @$$ looking good.
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rufftoon
Mar. 26th, 2010 04:36 pm (UTC)
It was one of the first thing that was set in stone at the beginning: try to keep the dragons animal like.
Mind you, Toothless makes it very high in term of animal IQ.
wodhaund
Mar. 26th, 2010 12:20 pm (UTC)
I went to the midnight showing, and kind of hated myself for it when my alarm blared in my ear at 6 AM (work on 4 hours of sleep! whee!), but it was SO WORTH IT.

Thumbs up to you guys, it's pretty fantastic.
rufftoon
Mar. 26th, 2010 03:41 pm (UTC)
Midnight showing?
You're more dedicated than I am!
*remembers overtime hours and sleepless nights*.
No wait.
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egoulet
Mar. 26th, 2010 01:46 pm (UTC)
oh yes, squeeee indeed! :D
rufftoon
Mar. 26th, 2010 04:37 pm (UTC)
For both Dragon and Scott Pilgrim.
*double squee!*
inknose
Mar. 26th, 2010 05:05 pm (UTC)
the Scott Pilgrim trailer looks so much fun!! I didn't know they were making a movie, that is awesome.

and w0000t about How to Train Your Dragon!!
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rufftoon
Mar. 26th, 2010 05:19 pm (UTC)
I hope they keep the fight scene inside Honest Ed, as it was shown in the book.
That would be so awesome!
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kayay
Mar. 26th, 2010 05:46 pm (UTC)
Michael Cera seems the guy directors pick when they want the geeky, nerdy type, but I actually didn't think he fit the Scott Pilgrim role. I may end up wrong. Perhaps he ends up perfect, and I've only read some of the comics, so maybe I'm totally off base, but I thought Scott was more an underground/hipster/slacker type rather than geek; though he may have some geek in him the former outweighs the geek.
rufftoon
Apr. 1st, 2010 07:04 am (UTC)
We'll see: it will be a test of his actor skills. If he can make us believe in the character, he'll have done his job.
pyawakit
Mar. 26th, 2010 05:53 pm (UTC)
Saw the movie last night and i adored it! going to go see it again!
rufftoon
Apr. 1st, 2010 07:05 am (UTC)
Yay, glad you've enjoyed it!
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rufftoon
Apr. 1st, 2010 07:06 am (UTC)
But I love Na'avi Bean!
Hmm, tempting to make the twins into an icon...
zabchan
Mar. 27th, 2010 03:08 am (UTC)
just got back from seeing dragon, geeked out to see your name in the credits. my biggest reaction?

TOOTHLESS 0.0

I WANTS ONE. CAN HAS?

seriously, if i see a large plush or a decent figure of toothless i think might blackout and wake up to find it in my room with my wallet considerably lighter.

i love how cuddly the dragons turned out <3 <3 <3
rufftoon
Apr. 1st, 2010 07:07 am (UTC)
I must admit to wanting a Toothless plush too, but I haven't seen any available that I like.
That being said, the japanese have made the cutest little cell phone strap of Toothless. I wish they were available here!
beta_joovey
Mar. 27th, 2010 03:47 am (UTC)
I just saw this with my friend, and I really loved it. It was fantastic! Also, your name was incredibly high on the credits list, like right after the cast. Congratulations!
rufftoon
Apr. 1st, 2010 07:08 am (UTC)
Many thanks- this movie was such a whole group effort, I felt like just a small cog in that big machinery (heck, I feel like that in all big projects I worked on, ha!).
Glad you've enjoyed it.
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