So much for the world-wide web

For someone who rarely visits the cinema, I am madly interested in movies and movie news. Instead of going to the cinema, I buy DVDs which I never get a chance to watch… although actually I do copy them onto the Archos and watch them on the Camberley Express into London.

I quite liked the recent ‘Hulk’ movie directed by Ang Lee and starring Eric Bana – some of it was a bit slow-going but there’s a glorious segment about two-thirds of the way through where the US armed forces chase the big green fella across the desert, and fun ensues as he throws tanks and helicopters around.

copyrights.pngAn even newer Hulk adaptation starring Edward Norton is one the cinematic highlights I probably won’t get to see this year, along with ‘Iron Man’, ‘The Dark Knight’ (the latest Batman flick) and ‘Indiana Jones and the Curse of the Zimmer Frame’. Nevertheless, I was excited (possibly the wrong word… interested, maybe) to see the news of the Hulk trailer on Comingsoon.Net. So I clicked on the link and made ready with the headphones… but in the embedded movie player I saw the message pictured here.

I can understand being asked to leave a room while someone explains US encryption export policy to some US citizens (yes, it did happen), but this is a bit stupid. What’s the point? Spoilsports.


  1. But if you do want to watch the Hulk trailer without George Bush’s permission you can…

    That Abomination fella looks a bit of a nuisance. Hopefully Choddo will be free one evening.

  2. I didn’t really like the Eric Bana version… a bit silly in places but this looks more promising. Somehow, I doubt Zoe will want to see it so I’ll probably end up going with Tom and his buddies.
    On a movies I want to see note, No Country for Old Men arrived courtesy of Netflix today. I’ll try and see it tomorrow and maybe write a review.

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