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A Series of Unfortunate Events

Saw Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events. Very good. The production design showed meticulous, fantastic visual imagination (as did the closing credits, which are worth sitting through)–I noticed an Escher lizard tesselation in the floor of the herpetophiliac Uncle Monty’s place, and the movie was chock full of this sort of thing. Jim Carrey was his usual elastic, hilarious self. Lots of bit parts by great actors. Emily Browning, who played one of the children, is going to be the Angelina Jolie of the next generation.

2 Comments

  1. I also recommend the end credits. We sat through them too… Very nice work.

  2. I saw it with a bunch of relatives in Dallas, ages 6 to 45. Those of us (like me) who hadn’t read the books all loved it; those who had, hated it. I’m not sure what that means.

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