Sunday, August 09, 2009

Similar Name, Not The Same: Nine

One's spelled out, and one's the numeric symbols. Hopefully Academy voters don't get confused when they are filling out their Oscar ballots.

In continuation of the series...I present:

9 & Nine
9: Animated cartoon produced by Tim Burton were a creepy looking puppet-thing, named 9 (voiced by Elijah wood) comes to life in a post-apocalyptic world, where he has to help other post-human creatures figure out to take on the machines that want to kill them.

In the style of a Chicago, Rob Marshall brings this musical to screen about a Director (Daniel Day-Lewis) has a midlife crisis and has to deal with all the complicated women in his life, including his wife, costume designer, protege, mistress, and muse.

Common theme: Life is hard, regardless of whether the world has ended and you're body is a zipped up zipper bag, or if you have to sing songs and deal with lots of women.

Not the same: 9 goes for cutesy with a 9/09/09 release date, while Nine goes for Awards-savy with a November 25, 2009 release date.

Other movies in the Similar Name, Not the Same Series: