03:49 - !J.O.O.E.! Overall I enjoyed it, despite glaring and numerous plot holes and being a too long. But I think it could have been better if it didn't want to be too many things and concentrated on just a few. Joon-ho Bong's The Host was a better
03:47 - Darth Satanious ...out of place on purpose. It is like everything, some may find that something works and some may not. Fucking traffic control in the Shoutbox,
03:45 - !J.O.O.E.! True, but Battle Royale felt clearly rooted in satire, so they got away with it.
03:43 - Darth Satanious I think they wanted to put an interesting character with her, and I believe they succeded. Her place in Snow reminds me of that chick in the instructional video of Battle Royale. A weird, kind of eccentric character that feels...
03:42 - !J.O.O.E.! Which is ironic because she was the best part of the film, but the one element which didn't belong.
03:40 - !J.O.O.E.! [SPOILERS] It's like on one hand, you have the serious and tragic tone of the film where babies were eaten etc, then on the other hand you have the caricatured, designed for humour character of Swinton. Not compatible imo.
The recordings of the new album have begun. Henri and Marko are currently at Tico Tico Studios in Kemi starting up the recordings of the new epic. The band have created a separate site for the studio-diary where you can follow everything http://www.moonsorrow.com/diary/mainpage.html
In other news, two summer festival gigs announced - Day of Darkness in Ireland and Jalometalli in Oulu, FInland. These, along with the gig at Kaltenback O:A will probably be the only Moonsorrow gigs this summer due to us entering the studio to record the new album. The dates are:
07.07 Day of Darkness, Ireland
15.07 Kaltenbach O:A, Austria
18.08 Jalometalli, Finland