A re-post from the artchives (original posting date 24 Dec 2009) - with the blog in its current form over three years old, I intend to dig up some of the older posts once in a while; this one because the Dutch ScyFy channel is showing it again tonight.
Speaking of Terry Pratchett's Hogfather... I have always thought that making a movie of his fantastic novels would be impossible, but director Vadim Jean pulled it off with his brilliant 2006 version of that novel, which I recently enjoyed seeing twice (yes, I checked it out twice) on the science fiction channel. The atmosphere of the Discworld in general, and Ankh Morpork in particular, comes off magnificently, and most characters live up to the mental images formed from reading the book. None more so than Susan, Death's granddaughter, as portrayed by Michelle Dockery.
The combined worth of euros - Now, do not say "zero soon". I was amazed when I saw this, especially because in South-East Asia the number 8 represents wealth. First seen here.
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