Ack! I Failed My Golden Globes Exam!


This year I did what I previously thought impossible– I watched the Golden Globes in its entirety. Heck, I even caught most of the red carpet special that led up to it. Yay, me (I think)! Although there were a few moments of tension early on in my house when the football game was just wrapping up as the celebrities started to parade down the red carpet, the situation was diffused when I gave in to watch “my” show on the other television. Then I watched three hours of “and the Golden Globe goes to…” and “I’d like to thank my manager, the cast, the crew,…” (and so on and so forth). I am sure my life is better for it.

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Day 48: Night at the Museum 2: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)


When I was a kid, two of my favorite books were The Castle in the Attic and The Indian in the Cupboard. Both of these tales involved toy historical figures coming to life and or sucking the owner into a historic era. Come to think of it, The Castle in the Attic reminded me a lot of the scene in Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure when the crazy duo jet on into Medieval times– only The Castle in the Attic used the phrase, “dude” considerably less. I loved these stories; the idea of history literally coming to life always enthralled me.

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Day 39: The Invention of Lying (2009)


I would be lying if I said I like this film. Get it? The film is called The Invention of Lying and I used that same word in the first sentence of my review. Eh? Eh? No? If you like that type of a joke (plus countless jokes about various body functions), then you would probably enjoy this film. While I am usually all about random poop jokes, this film was just not my cup of tea (it stars Ricky Gervais, you see, and he is from England. In England they have tea… oh, never mind).

 

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