v for vendetta

This Vicious Cabaret

I’ve been looking forward to the release of V for Vendetta with some trepidation since I first heard that an adaptation was seriously in the offing (see my previous posts). and I went to see it last night; I’m hoping that she will also post her views on the film, because unlike myself she hasn’t read the comic and has a different (and more positive) take on the film. Without spoilers, what are my feelings on the success of the film? Is it a bad film? No. Is it a good adaptation? Sadly, also no. It isn’t a disaster, but… Read More »This Vicious Cabaret

And now, the 1998 Show!

A little over a year ago, I commented that I hadn’t heard that the Wachowski brothers were working on an adaptation of V for Vendetta. Yesterday, Warner Bros put out a press release stating that they’re going ahead with the project. There’s a poster image for people to drool over: For what it’s worth, they appear to have cast Natalie Portman as Evey, which might work.

I live under a rock

I hadn’t heard that Alan Moore was retiring from the (mainstream) comic industry. I hadn’t heard that the Wachowski brothers are to make a film of V for Vendetta. I am deeply worried by both of the above.