Day 71: The LXD: The Uprising Begins (2010)


Well, I just spent an hour and twenty-five minutes watching The LXD; and, to be honest, I am not quite sure what I saw. Really, I am pretty confused here. And I’m not talking about the confusion I felt when I first saw Yahoo Serious in Young Einstein or when I heard how many people loved Avatar (uh, really? The difficult to acquire substance is called “unobtanium.” Seriously? I just can’t get past that, sorry). No, The LXD offered a whole new level of confusion. I don’t know what happened in the story (or if there was a story), but I still found it slightly appealing.

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Day 23: Planet B-Boy (2007)


I am beginning to wonder how films actually end up on my Netflix queue. While I openly admit to adding things after watching trailers, talking to friends, or taking Netflix recommendations, I have found a surprising amount of titles that I don’t remember at all. Does a little elf add random movies to my Netflix queue while I sleep? If so, I should find that elf and thank it for adding Planet B-Boy.

 

Planet B-Boy is a documentary following several breakdancing teams as they compete in an international competition held in Germany. Through interviews we learn a bit about the history of this style of dance, as well as the competitors and their families. While the competition hosts teams from several countries, this film focuses on teams from the U.S., Korea, Japan, and France; allowing the audience to understand the art form (and sport) from several cultures’ and peoples’ points of view.

 

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