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||[Jan. 31st, 2009|12:17 am]
I rented SOLARIS the soderbergh version. hm. Totally lackluster as far as the whole ...
excuse me ...
FUCKING POINT OF THE NOVEL goes.
Nice soundtrack + use of shallow focus, though.
Looking back, Solyaris was pretty missing-the-point too but the longer setup helped increase the "no, you do NOT understand what's going on" payoff considerably relative to the new one. Lem says: "I only wanted to create a vision of a human encounter with something that certainly exists, in a mighty manner perhaps, but cannot be reduced to human concepts, ideas or images. This is why the book was entitled Solaris and not Love in Outer Space." ha ha ha
That Clooney fellow is rather well put together though I suppose.
EDITED TO ADD: why do all the star trek movies have german box art?