I have a rule...no, scratch that. I have a LAW when it comes to movie advertising. The further away from the actual release date that a movie spot appears on TV, the worse the movie is. Its about a week and a half before 'Where The Wild Things Are' is released and I feel like I have been watching spots for more than a month. That is not a good sign. Especially when this is such a beloved book from my childhood. I SOOOO want it to be good but I am very afraid that it will stink. I have been digging on the great costumes of the monsters since there seemed to be no way (aside from crappy CGI) that the filmmakers could achieve the effect of the book. I even want to get myself a pair of jammies like the ones pictured above. Why does a girl in those seem sexier than one in regular slutty lingerie?
Please don't let me down. We all know that next they are gonna make 'Harold and the Purple Crayon' and that one IS my favorite childhood book. Mess THAT one up and I will have to take a little trip to Hollywood and it won't be pleasant for anybody.
Cal's Canadian Cave of Coolness
I forever stand vigilant to protect this planet from the myriad of forces that are always against us. Be it the octopus, zombies, aliens or the robots my team of human agents, and our feline allies, circle the globe in a never ending struggle for human freedom.
I learn all I can on every subject that interests me. I especially enjoy ancient history because in the past there are valuable lessons to be found. Also, if I ever get my time machine to work properly, it would be good to know a bit about possible destinations and what to expect when I get there.
I greatly appreciate beautiful design. Be it manufactured or found naturally I am fascinated by the process of invention. I am attracted to the unique, the strange, the haunted. I like to share what I find on this blog.
And not let us forget the 'Cephalopod Menace' who, if allowed to, would wrap their tentacles around all that is good and pure in this life and crush it until it remained no more. They are creatures of pure spite. Hate is all they know. Death is all they do. They are our most ruthless and determined enemy.
So we fight. Selena has the celebrity contacts, the cat is ruthless and without pity, Roosevelt's ghost has the experience and I do the wetwork.
Fighting for the future of the planet doesn't have to be a chore, however. We can take the time to appreciate all that is cool in this world even as we cut the octopus into bite sized chunks.
This is the reason there has always been and must forever be, a Cave of Cool. Be sure to wipe your feet before you enter.