The Chemical Brothers Are Totally Uncool

The Chemical Brothers Are Totally Uncool

I mean they're so cool that they're actually uncool, which is very cool.

Got it?

See, the British electronica duo did the pulsing soundtrack for the arty action-slash-coming-of-age flick Hanna by director Joe Wright (known for Pride and Prejudice and Atonement).

At the premiere last night, Wright said,

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"The Chemical Brothers made me feel cool.

"They're very uncool, which is very weird. It's cool to be uncool. That's the moral of that story."

And I'm so cool I totally know what he meant.

The film, by the way, is a boldly directed bit of esoterica with 16-year-old Saoirse Ronan on the rampage against a scary Cate Blanchett, a boy who wants to kiss her, and anyone else in her warpath.

Last night, Saoirse (who was Oscar-nominated for Atonement) said she loves her character's purity.

"She doesn't know the difference between beauty and ugliness," she exclaimed, "and she doesn't judge anyone.

"And she's a bit of a badass as well."


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