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02 October 2005

Serenity (2005)

Nathan Fillion (Mal), Gina Torres (Zoe), Alan Tudyk (Wash), Morena Baccarin (Inara), Adam Baldwin (Jayne), Jewel Staite (Kaylee), Sean Maher (Simon), Summer Glau (River), and Ron Glass (Book)

Directed by Jos Whedon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)

From Rotten Tomatoes: Based on the 2001-02 television series Firefly, "the film centers around Captain Malcolm Reynolds, a hardened veteran (on the losing side) of a galactic civil war, who now ekes out a living pulling off small crimes and transport-for-hire aboard his ship, Serenity. He leads a small, eclectic crew who are the closest thing he has left to family - squabbling, insubordinate and undyingly loyal."

Gosh that was a good film. Noble. Funny. Complex. Surprisingly touching. And I won't say any more about it because I'd be ticked off if someone else wrote a review of a current film and gave too much away. In the cast list above, I included everyone from the original series because the whole endeavor would not have been the same without their unanimous return. Well worth the price of admission, the planning involved in seeing a movie without the kids, and the eventual cost of owning it on DVD. Just go see it and enjoy how innovative and entertaining a movie can be.

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