Day 65: Iron Man 2: The Squeakquel (2010)


Ah, it’s that time of year where we sit back and reflect upon what we are truly thankful for in our lives. Most would say they are grateful for their families (if they are anywhere near as cool as mine) or their friends (see the comment regarding families). Others may say they appreciate their jobs, their homes, or their happiness. These are all very acceptable answers. I, on the other hand, have something else that I am really truly thankful for. I am thankful that I didn’t pay $15 to see Iron Man 2: Armed and Fabulous in the theaters this summer. It’s pretty bad—almost Robin Hood: The Revenge of Kitty Galore bad.

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Day 13: Unbreakable (2000) — I prefer to call it by its German title, Unzerbrechlich (it’s a bit easier to say)


I always thought if I was offered the choice of one super power, I would choose the ability to teleport. No more waiting in lines at the airport, sitting in traffic, or frantically trying to find my travel shampoo bottle that meets the 3 ounce requirement. I could visit my family on a whim—instantly skipping the thousand mile trek via plane, train, or automobile. If I wanted, I could see all of the New Wonders of the World (imagine that being said with the dramatic echo effect) in a single day and still have time to take the dog for a walk when I returned. Life would be sweet. Sure, occasionally  I may be called upon to help if the need arose, but I would gladly assist (as long as it wasn’t on weekends or holidays– you have to set limits with these things or people will walk all over you).

 

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