1. ralph says:

    omfg. omfg. omfg.

  2. Kurt says:

    Arcade Fire Goodness…

  3. Jonas says:

    I’m not familiar at all with the source material but that looked damn spiffy.

    Is this aimed at kids or adults (or both)?

  4. FL Fantasy5 says:

    This is so awesome in so many levels!

  5. Marina Antunes says:

    Jonas – I’m not sure at the target audience for the original material but as with anything else if it’s really good, it’ll appeal to both adults and children.

  6. John Allison says:

    The original rumours going around was a battle between the studio and Jonze as to how dark the movie was turning out. I’m not sure where that ended up.

  7. Kurt says:

    John, last I’d heard both parties had come to some sort of agreement, and that the ‘kerfuffle’ wasn’t as blown up as the web-rumours. Or at least that was the official line – if you are paranoid.

    It certainly seems from this trailer that it is warm and fuzzy with and undercurrent of dark. Sounds like the right place for the story.

    I get a major ‘classic Henson’ vibe from the creatures and that is GOOD.

  8. Matt says:

    Looks bad, like Cat in the Hat bad.

  9. Kurt Halfyard says:

    Heh. Whose going to feed the troll? ^^^^^^^^^

    I think there is a conscious effort to do something along the lines of Labyrinth or Dark Crystal, or Never Ending Story. That sort of vibe is what I’m getting, although it is very 21st century too, the hand-held photography is very nice for the mood here.

  10. Aaron says:

    This looks great. I’ve been anticipating this film for a long time now.

  11. murph says:

    so, i’m not the only one whose jaw dropped?

    the original story is a children’s story, but one that even adults can enjoy. it’s a timeless story. can’t wait for this.

  12. Rusty James says:

    Looks great. This years A Scanner Darkly.

    Was that Gandalfini with the first line?

  13. Ivy says:

    amazing awesome indie rock littl kid joyful beautiful gorgeous jonzey goodness

  14. Jonathan B. says:

    Wow, I am definitely getting some Henson nostalgia here. This is all I want to see for the rest of my life.

  15. Matt Brown says:

    Almost too awesome to speak about.

  16. ralph says:

    i'm glad we are all in agreement. :-)

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