For a while we’ve been promising ourselves that, when the
First off, the cinema. If any of you haven’t yet seen Zodiac, and if you still have the chance, do so. It’s a true-crime police procedural/investigative journalism cross, and owes a certain amount to All the President’s Men. Good performances, and excellent art direction (even if the Volkswagen Golf never seems to get dirty). Very effective and naturalistic use of CGI, particularly the time-lapse of the Transamerica Tower and some of the aerial follow shots.
Of course, this was all at the Harbour Lights, so we watched the film with pints in hand. In retrospect, this was perhaps not such a good idea; the film was about 2h30m but felt much longer with a full bladder.
That evening, we left the