Stardust: What Others Are Saying
August 06, 2007The following are links from excerpts of Neil Gaiman's blog, the author of the book the film Stardust is based on.
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— In the NY Times!
— LA Times about Stardust and more, and they gathered quotes from film director Matthew Vaughn, actress Claire Danes and others:
— Charlie Cox (who portrays Stardust's young hero) is also interviewed in the LA Times —
— Charles Vess and his wife Karen Shaffer were flying back from California and opened up their USA TODAY on the plane and found this:
— There's a little footage from the Los Angeles premiere at:
— Interesting interview with film director Matthew Vaughn at
— Stardust currently has 100% on rottentomatoes.com!
— Variety's review of Stardust is at
Sprinkled with tongue-in-cheek humor, fairly adult jokes and some well-known
faces acting very silly, this adventure story should have particular appeal
to fans of "The Princess Bride," but in any event will never be mistaken for a
It's also another lovely review for Michelle Pfeiffer...
The best thing in the film, Pfeiffer shows great comedic timing, and
her metamorphoses — as Lamia careens from flourishing beauty to
horrible crone — show considerable courage, as the actress manages
to be funny regardless of what state of decrepitude she's in. It's
not a very admirable character, after all: Lamia turns people into
goats and goats into people, and she and her sisters foretell the
future by hacking up animals and reading their entrails. They're not
the most in-demand dinner guests.
— The new Stardust sculpture is available — designed and modeled by Charles Vess.
Details at http://www.dccomics.com/dcdirect/?dcd=7061&cat=STATUES&lst=new.
NOTE: You can get it extremely cheap (at cost — almost half price) over at
from a store that over-ordered (thinking it was the poster) and needs to move them...