michellet at thecreativepartnership.co.uk
Mon Jun 10 05:46:44 EDT 2002
> I borrowed it from the library and began to read it,
> but didn't carry on. I
> read an interview with Lawrence Miles a bit ago, and
> he was saying how he
> didn't like the way so many films and things make the
> fantastic ordinary.
> For example, in Toy Story, toys come alive! And
> they... hold bureaucratic
> meetings and discuss Plastic Corrosion Awareness. The
> same kind of thing
> with Monsters Inc. While those films are fun, it does
> suck out the wonder
> from it. That's probably what I didn't like about
> Artemis Fowl. Big business
> and bureaucracy in fairyland.
Which is interesting, because its what DWJ is playing with in Dark Lord, and
maybe why I didn't like it as much as Year of The Griffin.
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