Around the World in 80 Days

The silly adaptation. Fogg is still a upper class twit, but mostly the distracted type, always with his head on the books. Passapartout did rob the bank of England, but just to return stolen artefacts, so it’s fine, a kind of Elgin marbles situation. Monique is a struggling artist forced to wait on other twits like Vincent Van Gogh and Toulouse-Lautrec.

Together they will win the bet made with Lord Kelvin, that idiot. He thinks the Earth is only 6 thousands years old, the FOOL!

They find a lot of cameos all around the world, usually not even appropriate to their location. Kathy Bates as Queen Victoria is not one of them. Worth it for seeing Arnie doing his silliest impression of a governor, just before being elected as the actual governor of California. The same career as Reagan, cut short by a xenophobic immigration system that denies civil rights to people that want to take them away from others.


This is my place for ramblings about sequences of images that exploit the human visual limitation know as persistence of vision.

Ephemera of Vision