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First photos from The Martian
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From: (Anonymous) Date: May 25th, 2015 08:35 pm (UTC) (Link)

Re: The Martian

Welcome, Lee!

Glad you posted. It's good to share resources. If I may ask, where did you see people having issues with the space suit? People are crazy, the petty things they can think to complain about! Like a science fiction suit that looks too "fiction-y"! Hilarious! I think it looks gorgeous, with interesting and unusual patterning. Who needs more Sta-Puff Marshmallow men, right?
You can tell them that Andy Weir said he had almost nothing to do with the covers (Different countries have different covers) and so maybe this is exactly what Weir thinks NASA suits will look like in 30 to 50 years. Ha.

My favorite ridiculous thing I've seen posted (it's so crazy it's got to be the same guy posting over and over in comment sections) is that this movie is "ripping off" a cheesy 60's sci-fi B movie called, "Robinson Crusoe on Mars". I saw that movie back in the day and even then it was so dumb. The co-star was a monkey! And this guy angrily insisted that I was a cultural illiterate and the book "The Martian" didn't exist! It was so funny!

Interesting about the two different suits.

The cinematography looks amazing in these shots.

I will try to check out de Lauzirika. Is he on YouTube?

Paula
4mattdamon From: 4mattdamon Date: May 25th, 2015 10:27 pm (UTC) (Link)

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Hi Lee! Welcome aboard :)
This site is also the best for Matt Damon thanks to our fearless Admin Felicity!

"astro-piñata = puffy marshmallow man" ROTFL

Paula - ok so now you can harass me for not listening and reading the book, but at least I now read the script! Now, neither of us know the difference(s) between the two since you've read one and I've read the other, haha.

This isn't a spoiler alert cause you've seen him sitting in the photo, but yes there is some taking in the glory of Mars shots in the script :) Also the first line of dialogue in the script is not profanity and it's not spoken by Watney (it's dialogue that sets up what has happened) but it is the 2nd line of dialogue that belongs to Watney and it is profanity.

Paula - if you don't post as "anonymous" and create a login for Live Journal we can private message one another via Live Journal.
Gregory

Edited at 2015-05-25 10:40 pm (UTC)
From: (Anonymous) Date: May 25th, 2015 11:45 pm (UTC) (Link)

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Felicity is the greatest!

I'm so relieved about the profanity! Because that's just the way I roll. Lol. No, but, seriously, it's the incredibly catchy way the book starts, and it just wouldn't be the same without it!

Ok, we have people coming for dinner so I can't do it now, but will create an account later. I should've done it before anyway. Just lazy.

Paula
4mattdamon From: 4mattdamon Date: May 26th, 2015 05:32 am (UTC) (Link)

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Paula - Just email me if it's easier gkulhanj@hotmail.com and type "It's Paula" in the subject line so I don't think it's spam :)
Gregory
From: (Anonymous) Date: May 26th, 2015 10:38 am (UTC) (Link)

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Gregory,
I emailed you by the subject "It's Lee". It's not a spam by any means so please check it out. :-)
From: (Anonymous) Date: May 27th, 2015 01:29 am (UTC) (Link)

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Done. I tried to log in here and got caught in a loop, which sometimes happens with the iPad.

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From: (Anonymous) Date: May 26th, 2015 10:17 am (UTC) (Link)

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That was from... Reddit. Yea, I dug for nothing. People always find things to complain. But some answered back like they are developing skin tight space suit for real so fair enough, I guess. And comes to my mind, as you mentioned (my bad!), Weir did mention the cover and if I recall correctly, it was even a publisher, not him that chose that image for the cover! lol. and it doesn't even have cameras unlike from the book! duh.

I'm not sure by de Lauzirika is on YouTube, you mean he's running a channel at there? Not really but he's on Twitter for sure! And here's his impression on Matt during filming The Martian.
https://twitter.com/Lauzirika/status/566576933052612609

Lee
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