Archive | August, 2014

2014 Emmy Awards! I Have Thoughts!

25 Aug

– First question – why am I watching the Emmys on a Monday?

– Second question – when will Beyonce come out to prove that she and Jay Z are happy? And why hasn’t it happened yet?

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“Boyhood”: A Great Excuse To Cry In Public, If That’s Your Thing.

14 Aug

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My husband and I finally got out to a movie a few weekends ago. Not to be braggy, but we’ve gone to three movies this year. Our record since having a kid was one movie a year, so I’m proud to say that we’ve tripled our average since 2013. Of the three movies, Boyhood is the only one that has inspired me to say words about it. But if you’re curious, here are my two sentence reviews of the other movies we saw:

Gravity – I was hoping that once she detached from George Clooney that Sandra Bullock would just wander aimlessly through space, probably ending in her space demise, and it would be kind of an Open Water psychological thriller type situation. Instead, a lot of unrealistic satellite hopping occurred, and she lived.

Grand Budapest Hotel – I thought this movie was great, but I’ve already talked up Wes Anderson enough, so there wasn’t much more to say. It was just about as Wes Anderson as you can get – that is something I could say.

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