Across the Universe is the best movie I had seen this year. Like, you guys have no fucking clue how much I am in love with it, Jim Sturgess, and Joe Anderson. (And for some crazy
Aside from it having the most awesome audio track EVAR (I mean, the fucking Beatles are THE GREATEST ROCK GROUP OF ALL TIME, Y/Y?), there are wonderfully underplayed visual and spoken goodies for the fans. Like an Apple reference, or when Sadie comments that Max could've killed his grandmother with a hammer (we later see Max with a hammer, asldfjhlasdfjh), or again when Sadie asks where a character came from and Jude replies "she came in from the bathroom window", and OH MY GOD I could just go on and on.
My only complaint is that the soundtrack is too short and is missing some awesome songs. But HOMG I flailed madly when I heard underscore of 'A Day In the Life'. FLAILED MADLY, Y'HERE!
Julie Taymor, you are now my current Hero of the Moment. You need to do more movie musicals, kthnxbai.
That, and I finally have copies of The Children of Hurin, the OBCR of 'Peter Pan' (ILU Mary Martin...so long as you're not Mr. B Natural @_@ ), and 'Parade', which I've had for a while thanks to prying_pandora but now I have it on CD with the case and pictures and askdjfhaskdfjlh.