Friday, April 29, 2005

Happy Hitchhikers Day

Just a few hours away from the first showing of Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy. I don't think my husband slept much last night, fretting about how not-perfect it might be.

Right now on Rotten it has a 56% rating. My general impression from the reviews: fans of the material will be pleased, non-fans will be flummoxed.

Here's an interview with screenwriter Karey Kirkpatrick, who also wrote Chicken Run (the only movie to get a 100% fresh rating on

And if you'd like to travel back in time twenty years, if you think those were better days, here's an online version of the old text-based Hitchhikers adventure game. Mmm, even now I can smell the hydrochloric acid-based coffee from Villanova's Mendel Hall vending machine.


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