"That which is overdesigned, too highly specific, anticipates outcome; the anticipation of outcome guarantees, if not failure, the absence of grace."
-- William Gibson, All Tomorrow's Parties
Belgium.

A couple months ago I re-watched the Hollywood version of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. I'm sure I had all sorts of really interesting things to say about it, but I've managed, again, to scourge the awful from my mind.

All that's left is this screencap dumped into the mess of ~/Desktop, which should adequately exemplify how I feel about the bloody mess they made of it:

(And weirdly, just noticed that the guy who played Zaphod is Victor in the adaptation of Palahniuk's Choke. The things that get by you when you leave the cult.)

December 30, 2007 5:44 AM