posted on December 28, 2007 at 6:03 am

saw beowulf last night
at imax in sydney
biggest screen in the world
like the size of three story building
it was in the new 3D
forget that olde malarkey with the blue n red cellophane
this is the real deal
i thought this fuckin’ film was amazing!
maybe the best cinema experience i ever had even
anthony hopkins as the olde king
malkovich as a slimey advisor
the dude playing beowulf was incredible
course they are in it and they arent
its some kinda hybrid computery doo dah
excellent stuff
only slightly ruined by angie jollys lack of nipples and genitalia
ok i can see the genitalia would not make it
then give her some pants
cos that smooth barbie nothing is ridiculous
the nipples
a great big pair of bazookas yet no nipples
to me
thats more obscene than the nipples ever could be
how can a nipple be obscene?
can us grown ups be allowed see the anatomically correct version?
theres also a bit of malarkey with beowulfs whatnot
he strips naked to fight the first monsta
who is a falling apart disgusting ‘orrible thing
(like you know who…that olde singer)
and we can tell by the queens expression
that our hero fights with a broad n long sword
but from that point in
beowulfs anglosaxon weapon
is hidden behind all kinds of convenient things
now i know that people say i look like this guy
and i just wanted to see if we were really similar
in all respects
but now i guess i’ll never know
the film is marvellous in its 3Dness
when he dives in the water
the viewer is suddenly in water too
arrows and coins and blood and bodyparts whizz past
talk about really being there…
i loved this film
i wanna see it again
i give it five stars and two moons
a good one
see it!

23 Responses to “the children are all monsters….”

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    chrome3d | 28 December 2007 at 6:50 am #

    Thanks for your recommendation. This sounds exactly like the movie I should see. Still, like always before the biggest flaw of these movies is real humans. Dinosaurs, dragons and toys work well, because nobody knows how they actually would move or look. Real humans will always be the problem, because everybody knows what they look like and how they move.

    Some films I´ve seen in Imax have really made it to a extraterrestial experience. Sydney is the biggest? I thought that one in London was certainly big enough.

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    CAPTAIN BEYOND | 28 December 2007 at 6:53 am #

    my life story wood have been awesome in 3D Imax but I guess we will never know my true potential…

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    fantasticandy | 28 December 2007 at 7:26 am #

    it showed at our local multiplex a while back….they got the digital projection gear…but the the special 3d screen didn’t arrive in bloody time!!!!!!!!!!!
    andy L.

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    Anonymous | 28 December 2007 at 8:37 am #

    Is this our Grendel?

    The book was very moving. One of those can’t put down ones.


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    Leelinau | 28 December 2007 at 9:11 am #


    go figure, looked like a dick flick to me, but what do I know

    haha 5 stars and 2 moons


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    Altres | 28 December 2007 at 10:18 am #

    I remember reading an adaptation of this when I was about 8 or 9 and being scared more of Grendel’s mother than of Grendel himself. Looking forward to seeing this, thanks for the recommendation.


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    Ethereal Butterfly | 28 December 2007 at 1:51 pm #

    The ‘Lord of the Rings’ films left an endelible impression on me & one of the reasons was the haunting soundtrack. What was the soundtrack like pls Killa?

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    John | 28 December 2007 at 2:17 pm #

    “can us grown ups be allowed see the anatomically correct version?”

    No. Sex destroys society. Violence and gore in the movies are a-okay, though.

    John Garratt

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    Anonymous | 28 December 2007 at 2:56 pm #

    yeah I’m sure the 1st and 2nd graders I teach need to see genitals. I’ve had to help them dress and undress their Barbies…you gotta be outta your mind!!! Sorry, but Beowulf looks like more Hellywood Crap. Body parts…?? Neato…Hopkins is good but he is an ego-ridden over-paid star…Can’t help it, integrity is essential, even in playacting…..don’t care for animation or faked history, or glorification of swords and axes splitting people in half. Neato! I’ll stick to the literature…oh yeah, Beowulf sucked !!! required reading for 10th graders. Why don’t they make a movie of….oh yeah, it’ll suck!!! Have a Nice Day …Ourobouros ~*~

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    veleska1970 | 28 December 2007 at 3:07 pm #

    imax movies are nice. seen quite a few myself.

    thanks for the recommendation. i’ve got a lot going on right now so don’t know if i’ll make it to the theatre, but maybe…

    lotza love….

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    Anonymous | 28 December 2007 at 3:46 pm #

    “wear a gun in a crowd but breasts aren’t allowed” sounds familiar….don’t know why killer…but i had you pegged for the meg ryan/meryl streep type of movie goer….just kidding… take the girls to see “enchanted” they’ll love it.

    oh my god annon is back…


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    andmoreagain | 28 December 2007 at 4:53 pm #

    Loved that movie as well, the 3d Imax thing is kinda fun. 300 was very good in that environment as well. And a pretty good flick for my money I wager. Just off work so I’ve been watching the Two Towers again, much better the second time around.

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    davem | 28 December 2007 at 7:17 pm #

    I heard a review of it on Radio 4 in November and they ripped it to pieces, but it’s been a long time since the BBC got something right.
    Love to all.


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    markobears | 28 December 2007 at 9:21 pm #

    Hardcore 3 story 3d porn!!! The internets biggest business just got bigger.

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    12str | 28 December 2007 at 9:45 pm #

    have a nice ending of this year SK..we are now investing in a large, out of mind hypnotical lightsystem just to be able to host and provide THE CHURCH with the right conditions to make a fantastic show here in Gothenburg if you decide to tour Europe once again…. 😉


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    matt davison | 28 December 2007 at 11:04 pm #

    Aucklands I max is officially the biggest in world.

    Sk take your advice on that flick..

    Watch Wim Wenders “Far away so close” If ya can …and angies rude bits…!! If they look like plucked chic, and the toes gonna show.. I aint having a bar of it.

    md in a hot melburton

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    matt davison | 29 December 2007 at 1:32 am #

    ps : really nice Being here, doing this….



  18. avatar
    Brien Comerford | 29 December 2007 at 1:53 am #

    I don’t like adventure, sci-fi, comedy or totally unrealistic movies. I enjoyed the drama “No Country For Old Men”. Not good for children either.

    It seems like many commentors including me forget to mention the impeccable quality of el momento siguiente and el momento descuidado. These acoustic gems put extra pressure on the vocalist and Sk shines in prime time. Never tired of his vocals. He has full-blown mystique. Dreamy, relaxed, tender, detached, mellow, uptempo and refined with exemplary pronunciation.

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    sockfacepuppetmunch aka matt davison | 29 December 2007 at 1:54 am #

    check out my dads art and stuff too at

    enough promotion from me…

    hope you don’t mind killa

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    linjo | 29 December 2007 at 2:33 am #

    Sounds fantastic. Bit behind the times I know, but I watched Blood Diamond last night. One of the best flicks I have seen in a long while. Very violent not one for the chillens. Didnt know Leonardo such a superb actor. Indelible? definitely, learning knew words from this blog and commentory, thanks!

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    linjo | 29 December 2007 at 2:47 am #

    But will probably never know what gimme a c means!

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    ...being here, doing this... | 29 December 2007 at 3:33 am #

    “now i know that people say i look like this guy”

    The Beowulf Being


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    Hellbound Heart | 29 December 2007 at 4:23 am #

    nudity with no naughty bits…hmmm a bit of a worry, really…to me it just puts the focus more on the bits that they’re trying to hide…
    well, not going to be able to get onto a computer for a week or so after today, going camping in the wilds of central queensland…
    steve, have a stupendous new year and hope that ’08 gives to you all that you wish for…same goes for all fellow fiendsss out there…
    here come the bull dust and flies and sleeping out under the stars in a swag…sounds pretty good actually…
    love always…

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