Archives for May 15, 2006

For Malick-philes only…

If you love The New World and are curious about the differences between the theatrical version and the cut that was shown to Oscar voters before the release, The House Next Door has posted a description of the differences.They are not nearly as drastic as I was led to believe.But neither one of these represent the special edition cut that is rumored to be in the works. … [Read more...]

Overheard at “The New World”

Saw The New World on the big screen again last night, at Seattle's Crest cinemas.It was a terrible print. Muted colors. The sound of a needle scratching across an old LP ran through the whole film.And yet, I feel even more deeply in love.Behind me sat a family — mom, dad, and three kids. This had worried me as the film opened. Were young children up for such a long, slow-moving film? Could they quiet down and refrain from spoiling it for everyone?Surprisingly, they were silent t … [Read more...]