Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Wow, can't believe it's been this long since I posted.

Red was an awesome movie and Helen Mirren rocked.

Harry Potter 7.1 - beautifully filmed, and poor Dobby! We loved it.

The Vampire Diaries is having a great second season.

Supernatural. Having a lead with a missing soul is an interesting touch.

Smallville has been fabulous, except I miss Chloe.

Hellcats is fun, Chuck is fun, Castle is funny, Nikita is hot, Gossip Girl--drama!, and I'll miss Undercovers. It was cute. The most recent ep. of Parenthood was the best this season.

Looking forward to The Cape in January.

The Expendables! Great movie, even better Blu-Ray DVD.

Already have tickets to Tron: Legacy in IMAX 3D midnight showing!

Monday, July 12, 2010

Summer viewing

Last Comic Standing,
Losing it with Jillian,
America's Got Talent,
So You Think You Can Dance.

I'm also watching reruns of The Vampire Diaries while my honey plays WoW.

Only recent movie we saw was "Killers", which was pretty funny. Bonus for having Tom Selleck.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

"It's Complicated" review

Really apt title! It's technically a rom-com, I guess, but since the characters are older, it's not the typical looking-for-happy-ever-after cliche. Meryl Streep looks great for her age, btw...even my boyfriend said so (I love that my 30-year-old guy can look at a much older woman and not just think eww, old). There are a lot of laughs, but it also sets you thinking about how people aren't necessarily done with other people just because the relationship ended, how you change or grow as you get older, and how it's okay to be single-and-together instead of coupled-but-still-messed-up.

The best part, to me, is that you don't know if Meryl Streep's character will end up with one of the two guys, or neither, until the very end....and even then, there's a little ambiguity. I loved that a rom-com script didn't have you knowing how it would end by the second act. Romance book writers often want to put a little more reality in a story, so it was really nice to see that here, that life wasn't going to be wrapped in a pretty little bow for her.

On an aesthetic note, the food in the movie always sounds/looks amazing (MS's character has a bakery/cafe), and the house is gorgeous. I'm pretty sure it's set in the Santa Barbara area from the overhead shot of the town, and the MC has this huge property with a great open house and a garden and a view of the ocean. It's ideal California living, and I WANT.

Oh, and I'd never seen a movie with Meryl Streep where her character laughs so much. It was delightful, she lit up.

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