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  •  The main problem is the pacing (0+ / 0-)

    After the very enjoyable first half our or so, it loses its sense of direction.

    There's also the fact that Sam Rockwell spends too much time panicking and shouting "Humma Kavula!" at the expense of actually being funny. A case of good casting, bad scripting/directing. And while I adore Zooey Deschanel, the part of Trillian calls for someone whip-smart. Someone like Sarah Polley, maybe.

    "The great lie of democracy, its essential paradox, is that democracy is the first to be sacrificed when its security is at risk. Every state is totalitarian at heart; there are no ends to the cruelty it will go to to protect itself." -- Ian McDonald

    by Geenius at Wrok on Tue Jan 10, 2012 at 06:07:05 AM PST

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