Tuesday, August 07, 2007

The Dark is Rising? E-xcellent - NOT!

In case you haven't heard, Walden changed the title of the forthcoming The Dark is Rising movie to The Seeker: The Dark is Rising. I'm not sure what the reason is for the change is, but I hope that it's not because they want to differentiate it so they can make sequels. I just wish they would remove "The Dark is Rising" from the title all together.

Camille at Book Moot has created a great parody movie poster that captures so well everything about this movie that has fans of the book so upset. It's really funny; you have to check it out here.

The poster makes a lot more sense if you've seen Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure. If you haven't seen it, you can get a flavor of it in this trailer on YouTube. It's worth watching just to see a young Keano Reeves. (Yes, I know I'm supposed to embed the video here, but I can't bring myself to do it. You'll just have to click through to see it.


If you're just coming in and you don't know about the controversy surrounding the Dark is Rising movie, click on "the dark is rising" label below to see my previous posts on the subject, including links to more information and other posts.

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