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New A SCANNER DARKLY Trailer Hits and effin' A this rocks the short hairs!

Hey folks, Harry here... This summer, this is the film I do believe I'm most looking forward to. I know there's X3 and SUPERMAN RETURNS and MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 3 and PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN 2 and tons of other enormous budgeted films... but A SCANNER DARKLY isn't like those films... it isn't quite like any film, it's sort of its own thing, and it is crafted by Richard Linklater, who is incredibly proud of this film. Warners has been pushing this back to meet demanding production time, so they could finish it, but also so they could craft the best possible marketing campaign... and each time they have... I've wanted to scream, cuz that just meant that it was getting further and further away from me getting to see it. I'm DYING to see this film. And that was before this latest trailer... which is KILLING me. I want to see this immediately! Just behold!

Prepare to scan A SCANNER DARKLY trailer!

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  • Feb. 17, 2006, 4:26 p.m. CST

    "Rocks the short hairs"????

    by zacdilone

    What the hell does that mean. My pubic hairs are not prone to being "rocked."

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 4:27 p.m. CST

    I could've been first

    by bmsatter

    Can't wait for ASD!

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 4:28 p.m. CST

    I'd still make Wiona Ryder ejaculate

    by DOGSOUP

    This movie looks so badass even with Keanu in it....

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 4:31 p.m. CST

    good stuff

    by batou85

    woody is the man. nuff said.

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 4:31 p.m. CST

    they would be short hairs if I took the time to trim

    by LHombreSiniestro

    But honestly, looks effin cool. Cant wait!

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 4:33 p.m. CST

    Looks alright ...

    by Beniffer

    Only phillip story I havent read

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 4:34 p.m. CST

    Bad ass

    by docfalken

    Great trailer. I'm seriously excited about this one.

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 4:35 p.m. CST

    you've never had your short hairs rocked?

    by Tony Mike Hall

    zacdilone, I will rock your short hairs until your balls flatten. Don't taunt happy fun ball. This film is going to kick all kinds of ass. Can't wait.

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 4:35 p.m. CST

    "A Scanner Darkly isn't like those films"

    by chrth

    Of course not. It's not going to suck.

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 4:40 p.m. CST

    Scramble Suit! Scramble Suit! Scramble Suit!

    by Simon Moon

    "I'm gonna bust that son of a bitch!"

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 4:43 p.m. CST

    The cartoon look is horrible

    by TheOGT

    It was in the first movie done this way and it is in this one.

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 4:46 p.m. CST

    this would appear to rock hair of almost any length:

    by newc0253

    if this turns out to be only a quarter as good as the trailer makes it seem, it will be the best film of summer 2006. and if it ain't, it don't matter because after watching this trailer, i'm already fucking there.

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 4:46 p.m. CST

    Not only is Adrien Brody overrated...

    by googamooga

    He is UGLY as damn hell. How in the HELL did someone who looks like him get labeled a sex symbol? WTF? Are women blind? I'm no Tom Cruise, but I'm no D.J. Qualls either. If someone who looks like Adrien Brody can become a famous movie star and get chicks, maybe I need to look into a career in acting...

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 4:48 p.m. CST

    what, is the trailer wearing a merkin?

    by ashhole

    queue the "so sorry, get off the stage" music from the price is right. i rock the short hairs thanks to the ol' beard trimmer. no one wants a trailer of that.

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 4:48 p.m. CST

    "The cartoon look is horrible"

    by newc0253

    i reckon that would be a matter of taste, TheOGT, and plainly yours sucks ass.

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 4:50 p.m. CST

    "The cartoon look is horrible"

    by googamooga

    Would that be that his taste literally sucks ass, newc0253, or his taste is the equivalent of the taste of sucking ass? Just curious...

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 4:51 p.m. CST

    If you're looking into an acting career, googs...

    by Tony Mike Hall

    Make sure you have talent too. We don't need any more pretty boy hacks. If you're trolling these boards, I'm guessing you're as talented as the rest of us. I won't hold my breath.

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 4:53 p.m. CST

    this looks so cool

    by fried samurai

    This is something I would expect to see coming out of Japan.I hope this film is a success.I'd love to see more adult American animated films(even if they're rotoscoped)Too cool

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 4:56 p.m. CST

    Whoah... My short hairs, while not rocked, were amazed.

    by r3sp3ctm3

    Whoah - awesome trailor. No idea what's going on, and had a bit of Matrix deja-vu, but still looks great. Amazing 'modernized rotoscoping'.

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 4:57 p.m. CST

    "The cartoon look is horrible"

    by newc0253

    both, googamooga, both.

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 5:01 p.m. CST


    by ranting_dude

    This looks really good. Although, the music used on this doesn't make it sound so . . . serious. The teaser had some pretty good mood music. That is just my two-cents. Also, I must be an idiot because at the end of the trailer I noticed George Clooney and Steven Soderbergh are credited as executive producers.

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 5:06 p.m. CST

    I want to "come in through the backdoor" of Winona Rydr

    by krullboy

    . . . .and see her do her "ping pong" ball trick from South Park

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 5:06 p.m. CST

    Looks Interesting

    by odysseus

    I wonder how the choice of "rotoscope" animating the actors/scenery ties in with the theme (I've never read the story). Or is it just a stunt? (I'm assuming with someone as thoughtful as Linklater, it'll have a purpose.)

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 5:13 p.m. CST

    Winona Ryder is hot, even animated -- BUT...

    by odysseus

    ...she has the WORST acting voice. When she's acting "relaxed" she sounds strained; when she's emotional she sounds flat. Natalie Portman is the same way.

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 5:21 p.m. CST

    fucking Linklater has himself...

    by arctor

    ...a new photoshop filter (I know it isn't so don't jump on my ass about it)...christ, I fucking hate the fact that he's using this shit on one of PKDs best books, and one of the best books ever written about drug addiction....jesus, what's the point of this - just make the fucking movie...and all this Big Brother shit? WTF?...."how can you have a 10 speed bike if it only has 7 gears?"...erad the book.

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 5:21 p.m. CST

    Keanu Reeves does 'blank shock' very well

    by phortonfour

    If you ever need an actor to do a good 'Huh?' face, then Reeves is your man. And there was a lot of that in this trailer. And a lot of it in most of his films, actually. Still, he's more watchable than say...Matt Damon (thinking of Team America here - ha ha). This film does look pretty. Hopefullly the story (and acting) will match up to the visuals!

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 5:22 p.m. CST

    love pkd,

    by mocky_puppet

    but i have yet to see a trailer for this film that makes me want to see it. oh well. back to blade runner.

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 5:25 p.m. CST

    "read" the book...

    by arctor

    ...don't type mad...

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 5:25 p.m. CST

    Radiohead's next album better be good.

    by Innocentcivilian

    Because that would have damn near been the coolest thing ever to happen. Oh well though, at least I get to see Radiohead at Bonnaroo this year.

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 5:28 p.m. CST

    Isn't the rotoscope effect ...

    by Johnno

    supposed to make the wrold seem dreamy and like the viewer is on some kinda hallucinogenic drug trip?

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 5:31 p.m. CST

    and by the way about music

    by Innocentcivilian

    that cool song 3/4 in the trailer is M83 - Teen Angst, their stuff was also in the Night Watch U.S. Trailer too.

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 5:33 p.m. CST

    So, Aren, what's his one and only trick then?

    by Lord Asriel

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 5:47 p.m. CST

    M-m-m-m-m-m-m-MY WINONA!

    by Zeke25:17

    Heathers, Reality Bites, Dracula: liked her in all of em. I'm thinkin I'll love her in this one. Anyone remember Linklater's "Suburbia"? Very cool, and underrated, imho. And what if 1981's Heavy Metal animated film was redone in this particular style?!? Now THAT would rock every lil' hair on the ole undercarriage, lemme tell ya...

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 5:56 p.m. CST

    "The two hemispeheres of my brain....are comPETING..."

    by IAmJack'sUserID


  • Feb. 17, 2006, 6:03 p.m. CST

    The "cartoon look" was my idea...

    by Anti-fanboy

    for a Madman film. That sort of rotoscoping would suit a comic book adaptation perfectly (Madman, anyway). Just wonder what 2 hours of watching it's like... 'cause it seems potentially headache inducing, cool as the initial novelty is.

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 6:05 p.m. CST

    Aren is a one trick retard.

    by YND

    Seriously man, hate all you want... but calling Linklater a one-trick director is just ridiculous. He's probably the most varied director currently working. Slacker, Dazed and Confuzed, Before Sunrise/Sunset, Tape, Waking Life, School of Rock, The Newton Boys, Suburbia, The Bad News Bears... how the hell could they be considered "one trick"? You could maybe make an argument for all his films dealing with some kind of stunted adolescence... but the films themselves are completely different beasts. Even with a couple clunkers in there, I think the guy's one of the most interesting directors going. Can't wait for SCANNER.

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 6:11 p.m. CST

    Hopefully this is one of his better Adaptations!

    by noirsith

    I didn't think even John Woo would be able to destroy PKD's stories but apparently its very possible. Please Linklater, I have faith.

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 6:12 p.m. CST

    I've had Winona, she's not that great.

    by brokentusk

    She stole my toothbrush.

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 6:18 p.m. CST

    I remember when this was going to come out October '05.

    by Bungion Boy

    Then it was February '06. Now I have to wait for Summer? This is upsetting. I want it now.

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 6:34 p.m. CST

    M83, best trailer music ever.

    by modlight

    First Nightwatch, now this. Love it, if anyone out there doesn't have his stuff, go get it.

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 6:37 p.m. CST

    Nausea-inducing animation, distracting, pointless

    by Incrediburgible

    I'm sick of it by the end of the trailer. The feature length version will only be worse. What IS the point of rotoscoping. Fuck it.

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 6:40 p.m. CST


    by Incrediburgible

    Ubik will be the best PKD movie since Blade Runner, if it ever gets made. Who to direct it though?? .... hmm.... M. Night Shamalamadingdong?? No.... Ken Russell.... perhaps, but what's he done lately? ..... Wes Anderson? Definitely. He'd be perfect. .... . . Cronenberg? Sure, why not. ... . . . Gondry? absolutely....

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 6:50 p.m. CST

    I agree with the Ubik thing

    by CloudCleaver

    Ubik on film would be really cool. I also thoroughly enjoyed Dr. Bloodmoney and Martian Time-Slip, but the thing about PKD is that it's almost impossible to properly put his work on film. (I thought Blade Runner even fell short of the full PKD treatment.) But I do admit that Scanner Darkly looks like a very good bet. Hope I'm not disappointed.

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 7:19 p.m. CST

    Looks F'N cool!

    by turk128

    Really, it's badass and I can't really articulate on how freakin' cool it is.

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 7:28 p.m. CST

    Ralph Bakshi would be proud

    by Orionsangels

    It's alive, alive! Rotoscoping lives!

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 8:13 p.m. CST

    Linklater OWNS Bakshi's Ass...

    by MondoGundark

    and George Takei has nothing' to say 'bout it! This rotoscoped look is some of the best looking stuff to happen since sliced computer graphics, and animated well (as it clearly is here) it has a completely convincing graphic novel feel. This could be the next logical step for a decent Heavy Metal movie.

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 8:30 p.m. CST

    They're also using rotoscoping for Beowulf, right?

    by chrth

    (The Gaiman/Avary version, that is)

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 8:31 p.m. CST


    by Kingdaddy

    That's the most "animated" I've ever seen Keanu...Holy Hell I crack myself up.

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 8:36 p.m. CST

    Its A Damn Good Book

    by skoobyx

    And I can't wait to see this. Most of Dick's stuff has been watered down or had directors run with it. It looks like Linlater is into the whole psychadelic aspect of it and wants to capture that with the rotoscope. Anyone remember the PKD reference in the end of Waking Life?

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 8:56 p.m. CST

    Why rotoscope, you ask?

    by jbum

    In almost every P.K.D. story, there is this lurking question: are the events going on "real" ? Seems to me that rotoscoping is a great way to continually reinforce that notion.

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 9:01 p.m. CST

    The Couch Jumping

    by veritasses

    Tom Cruise has been Programmed by Xenu... In no other profession would such a crazy man get paid so much (let alone a job) and get so many hot chicks. Poor Katie. I bet MI3 makes over $100M though.

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 9:38 p.m. CST

    Re: googamooga and Adrien Brody

    by poison_ivy

    As an adult female, I can only speak for myself when I say Adrien Brody does absolutely NOTHING for me. Then again, I don't think Tom Cruise is all that either, psychotic breaks aside, the man just isn't that good looking imho.

  • Feb. 17, 2006, 11:44 p.m. CST

    Looking forward to seeing Winona's 'toon boobs.

    by Osmosis Jones


  • Feb. 18, 2006, 2:26 a.m. CST

    This might influence comic book interpretations.

    by JDanielP

    Just saying.

  • Feb. 18, 2006, 2:38 a.m. CST

    ...or interpretations of comic books (heh,heh)

    by JDanielP

  • Feb. 18, 2006, 2:42 a.m. CST

    This might influence movie interpretations of comics.

    by JDanielP

    You know what I mean. (It's late. What can I say?)

  • Feb. 18, 2006, 3:23 a.m. CST

    Batman Begins no longer holds the title of best casting

    by Hibbity Jibbity

    A film about the dangers of drug abuse starring Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder, Woody Harrelson, and Robert Downey Jr.? Someone tell Christian Bale to move the fuck over.

  • Feb. 18, 2006, 3:36 a.m. CST

    "Blade Runner even fell short of the PKD treatment."

    by Hibbity Jibbity

    Yeah, well, no shit. Blade Runner was only about, what, 30% faithful to the PKD novel it was based on? It's a great movie, but not a good representation of the source material at all.

  • Feb. 18, 2006, 4:11 a.m. CST

    What's going on with Radiohead scoring the film

    by WalrusIAm

    The movie looks incredible. I wonder if they're still in talks to get Radiohead to score the movie.

  • Feb. 18, 2006, 4:30 a.m. CST

    Representing Source Material

    by CloudCleaver

    I personally am not a stickler for original source material. They could base a film off a mere 5% of PKD's stuff, and I'd still be happy if I came away feeling like I had just experienced something PKD would've done if he had been given the reins of a full-feature film. True, BR's plot was really far off from Do Androids Dream of Electric Sleep? but for me BR is still about 75% vintage PKD. All the other films were more like 10%, if even that.

  • Feb. 18, 2006, 4:31 a.m. CST

    Winona Ryder is HOT!

    by liamx2x

    She really is.

  • Feb. 18, 2006, 9:48 a.m. CST

    There's an annoying Charles Schwab commercial..........

    by Cotton McKnight

    that looks like A Scanner Darkly. Kind of reminds me of that golf commercial that was on before the Matrix hit.

  • Feb. 18, 2006, 9:53 a.m. CST

    Can you all stop dropping

    by Fried_Puppy

    the word "rotoscoping" into your posts as if you know what it means? Because some of you clearly have no idea whatsoever and it's not making you look big or clever.

  • Feb. 18, 2006, 10:31 a.m. CST

    The animation looks too plain...

    by Batutta

    With Waking Life it looked like they took the original footage more as a starting point and then embellished it in the animation. Here, it just looks like they drew over the footage.

  • Feb. 18, 2006, 10:34 a.m. CST

    I know you're not talking to me

    by Orionsangels

    I have all of Bakshi's movies on DVD and I saw the doc on the Fire & Ice DVD about rotoscoping. It's when the animator draws over live actors. There's two styles though. Fire & Ice used live actors, but when they went over the bodies of live actors. They changed the body structure of each character in the movie. So they were more skinny, muscular, or in the case of Teegra, more vulupcious. Ok, then you have a style used some in Bakshi's Lord of the Ring. Where they actually build an entire set, like the Prancing Pony pub. Have the live actors in full costume and just add a color filter over the whole scene. This movie of course uses computer to color and add all the effects, but the idea is still there. So it's just an updated form of rotoscoping. If you ask Ralph Bakshi about it...well he'll probably tell ya to go fuck yourself. That'll be that.

  • Feb. 18, 2006, 10:44 a.m. CST

    I don't know about my short hairs...

    by HogCholera

    but something down there was getting rocked. It probably had something to do with seeing Winona Ryder. P.S. Judging from the axial pixel conglomerate rotation of the cross-assembled distributed subdivided instruction set matrix of the abstract syntax notation indicated in frame 1483-B, I'd say that what we are looking at here is a textbook case of interpolated ROTOSCOPING!!!

  • Feb. 18, 2006, 10:52 a.m. CST

    Fried_Puppy, then it's time to educate innit?

    by DOGSOUP

    Rotoscoping is a technique where animators trace live action movement, frame by frame, for use in animated cartoons. Originally, pre-recorded live-film images were projected onto a matte windowpane and redrawn by an animator. This projection equipment is called a Rotoscope. The technique was invented by Max Fleischer, who used it in his series "Out of the Inkwell" starting around 1914, with his brother Dave Fleischer dressed in a clown outfit as the live-film reference for the character Koko the Clown. Walt Disney and his animators employed it carefully and very effectively in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, primarily used in the animation of Prince Charming. Rotoscoping was also used in many of Disney's subsequent animated feature films. Don Bluth used the technique in two major films, the successful Anastasia and the box-office bomb Titan A.E.. Richard Linklater produced a digitally rotoscoped feature called Waking Life, creating a surreal image of live action footage, a technique which is now being used to produce the movie A Scanner Darkly. It was also used in the 1985 A-ha music video Take on Me. Additionally, a 2005-06 advertising campaign by Charles Schwab uses rotoscoping for a series of television spots, under the tagline "Talk to Chuck." This distinctive look is the work of Bob Sabiston, an MIT Media Lab veteran who brought the same "interpolated rotoscoping" technique to the Richard Linklater film Waking Life.

  • Feb. 18, 2006, 11:05 a.m. CST

    Radiohead turned them down.

    by Innocentcivilian

    Radiohead was asked, but they said no due the fact they are currently working on their next album.

  • Feb. 18, 2006, 11:36 a.m. CST


    by Gungan Slayer

    this movie is going to kick ass

  • Feb. 18, 2006, 12:15 p.m. CST

    hmm, the animation......

    by the M'hael an animator, i am always agaisnt rotoscoping. i remember when waking life came out, i tried to watch it, but couldn't get past how distracting the rotoscoping was to me, but i thought that it was the best way to show a seemless quality of effects and film, to give it a whole incorporated feel. then i saw a little movie some of you may know, it's called SIN CITY.......

  • Feb. 18, 2006, 2:14 p.m. CST

    I saw this shit 2 months ago.

    by Phenom

    It was sans the style and trippyness that was in Waking Life and certainly not what I would expect from a PKD work. A bit of a snooze-fest. However, it looks like the added some effects in this trailer, so hopefuly Linklater is still tweaking it (hence, the delay) and is saving the film. Trust me, unless he fixes it, the only point in seeing the film will be to see the Almighty Downey.

  • Feb. 18, 2006, 3:06 p.m. CST

    Was there rotoscoping in GITS2: Innocence?

    by Johnno

    Looking back I might be able to think of some parts... also which episode of Animatrix was rotoscoped. I don't reall think 'Kid's story' was rotoscoped, but I think some might have been used in 'Beyond'... unless I missed the point of your post entirely...

  • Feb. 18, 2006, 6:04 p.m. CST

    Scanner isn't an action story

    by RedHHades

    Of course it's a different feel of PKD, it's done faithfull to the book. It wasn't changed to the point to become an action movie like the others and people tend to think of that when think about PKD stories. A Scanner Darkly is a deep story, character driven, with almost no action. I won't be surprised if the "action" fans think it is a snooze fest.

  • Feb. 18, 2006, 7:23 p.m. CST

    Magnificent Trailer! I am SO THERE! Linklater Rocks!

    by Proman1984

    And Adrien Brody is an incredible actor!

  • Feb. 18, 2006, 8:02 p.m. CST

    And I Even Like Keanu

    by skoobyx

    I don't even think he's that bad of an actor. He has a real minimalist take on performance (yeah, yeah make a joke) and doesn't try too hard, which is a lot better than overdoing it. He also seems to have a good eye for projects. He's been in a lot of cult films like Bill and Ted's, Point Break and Constantine and was smart enough to know that the story Johnny Mnemonic at least COULD have made an incredible movie. His wanting to be in this scores him some points in my book too.

  • Feb. 18, 2006, 8:20 p.m. CST

    Looks better than Stewart Little 3!

    by Flim Springfield

  • Feb. 18, 2006, 8:26 p.m. CST

    I think the Zemeckis Beowulf is motion capture.

    by Lenny Nero

    Not rotoscoping. But my animator roommate will probably school me on my technical terms. Oh well...

  • Feb. 18, 2006, 9:37 p.m. CST

    Off topic neo-noir question

    by Neosamurai85

    This has been racking my brain for a while now, so I'm just going to ask it here. I saw a preview for a new noir film on a rental a few weeks back and I can't remember what it was called or where exactly I saw it. I haven't heard of it since and can't seem to dig up anything old that rings a bell. It was a neo-noir almost teen noir actually. About young guy looking for a girl. Some kind of puzzle was involved which reminded me of Pay Check. It looked pretty damn good, like... Memento good. Anyone know what I'm talking about? Peace.

  • Feb. 18, 2006, 9:47 p.m. CST

    "a brief violent image"

    by Stan the Bat

    Rated R for drug and sexual content, language, and "a brief violent image". Really? Only one? They're not going to draw much of a crowd with a trailer that says THAT.

  • Feb. 18, 2006, 10:12 p.m. CST

    Got it!

    by Neosamurai85

    The film is called Brick. Peace.

  • Feb. 19, 2006, 12:04 a.m. CST

    Bring on the Substance Downey

    by Old Gregg

    "Mur-dered": genius delivery - still kills me.

  • Feb. 19, 2006, 1:24 a.m. CST

    This trailer looks so cool...

    by Animus even made Keanu say, "whoa".

  • Feb. 19, 2006, 4:05 a.m. CST

    Looks good

    by quantize

    Save the retard 'knew it all yesterday' hatin' till AFTER you see the film and IF it sucks...

  • Feb. 19, 2006, 8:47 a.m. CST

    My opinion on movies like this

    by Doc_Strange

    I think studios should have some balls and start to make more movies using stuff like this. This trailer looked awesome. I was totally fascinated at how it all looked. Obviously mo-cap was used but the end result is nothing short of astonishing. How come we don't see more movies made like this or using experimental means? I'm there for this flick, hell, even the DVD release.

  • Feb. 19, 2006, 8:58 a.m. CST

    On why chicks dig Adrien Brody

    by Doc_Strange

    If you do some research, you'll find that there's a quality that chicks look for in dominant males. It's the alpha factor. Guys who are alpha can be sjinny, fat, ugly, good-looking, whatever, but they possess the knowledge that other beta males lack, who therefore get passed up by women and generally have a hard time competing. Basically for Brody, he carries himself with confidence. If you look at other male movie actors and personalities who are not so good looking either, such as Daniel Craig, last seen in Munich, who is now playing Bond because of that factor, you would realize this. He's not a great looking guy, hell some might think he's ugly as fuck. But the man carried himself well in Munich, and he made acting kind of like a dick cool.

  • Feb. 19, 2006, 11:15 a.m. CST


    by SoonerSean

    I think the look of the film would be more interesting if there weren't a bunch of annoying investment company commercials on TV that look the same way. Still.. I'll probably see it. ;)

  • Feb. 19, 2006, 12:29 p.m. CST


    by RedHHades

    Keanu doesn't say Whoa in that trailer but, you know, would be a hell of a cool if, after his question "the two sides of my brain are com...peting?", and the doctors says "Yes", we could hear a whoa... :P

  • Feb. 19, 2006, 2:05 p.m. CST

    No Audio?

    by dastickboy

    I downloaded it but got no audio, what gives?

  • Feb. 19, 2006, 2:22 p.m. CST

    Saw this movie

    by fuldamobil

    At a test screening at the Arclight here in Hollywood and it stunk. Seriously. Boring. Makes no sense. And I love Linklater and P.K. Dick. I actually have always wanted to write a script for The Man Who Japed.

  • Feb. 19, 2006, 10:28 p.m. CST

    Doc_Strange said it

    by Shad0wfax

    It's the alpha factor. Some of us have it, and a lot of you guys don't.

  • Feb. 20, 2006, 8:47 a.m. CST

    Bob Sabiston Lecture Here

    by Harker-Writes

    Bob Sabiston created the rotoscope look that Richard Linklater fell in love with. See The Five Obstructions for some stunning work. Here is a lecture from Sabiston himself at MIT.

  • Feb. 24, 2006, 12:22 a.m. CST

    Funniest bits from the book in the film?

    by basehart

    There are a few bits in the book that I'm particularly hiping get into the film. 1. is where the guys are bullshitting about the gears on a bike and a kid ends up explaining it to them, and 2. the guys bullshitting about how to stop their car from fishtailing, and one of them ends up proposing they sit something like twelve people in the back seat and a stack of gold in the trunk. That last one had me crying when I read this at 15 yrs old.