Saturday, March 24, 2007

I don't think it's just me, but I could be wrong

My last post was reviewing the two movies I'd taken my kids to see in less than a 24-hour period. I seem to be watching a lot of movies lately. How unlike me. Anyway, this post is not going to go into detail reviewing the movie I just finished watching, but I do feel it necessary to say a few things about it.

Last Sunday Paul, the kids and I hit Video Giant to partake of some movie rentals because we seem to be the last family in the universe who doesn't NetFlix.

*I got Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas because I read the book and sobbed like a baby. I still haven't watched it. They're due back tomorrow. Not looking good at this point as far as me watching it.

*The kids got Zoom: Academy for Super Heroes, Open Season and Matilda (For the 97th time. We really should just buy it.) They laughed like loons through Zoom, as always were mesmerized during Matilda and frankly, Open Season didn't get the hysterical responses I was expecting.

*Paul and I together decided on Saw III because we're just a couple'a crazy kids. There's just never going to be a Saw like the original, sigh.

*He picked out See No Evil starring Kane. Hey, he's a redneck, he likes professional wrestling, it was a natural decision.

*He also picked out Borat.

I'm going to put that.....that....thing in the same category as I put that abomination, RV:

That is 2 hours of my life that I am never going to get back.

I spent most of the movie looking like I'd been sucking lemons because of the utter disgust I was experiencing. At one point I actually stood up and told Paul that there was no way I could finish it. He told me to relax and quit being a wuss. I stayed and continued to look like I'd been sucking lemons. My forehead aches now. Literally the only time I laughed out loud in the movie was when they were driving the ice cream truck and had turned on the annoying Pied Piper ice cream truck music and kids were flocking to them in drones and then the bear stuck its head out of the window and roared. Now that was funny. But one isolated moment of childish BWAH! humor does not make up for the absolute stupidity that is Borat.

In my defense, when the movie was over, my husband, lover of stupid humor attempts like Jackass, announced, "Okay, okay, enough of that bullshit. I've had enough. Turn that thing off before I puke."

And that's all I'm gonna say about that.


Anonymous said...

I feel your pain. I had to sit through most of Talladega Nights, The Ballad of Ricky Bobby. Oh God,I was so disgusted that my hubs and kid sat there laughing. At What? That crap was NOT funny. I went and washed dishes BY HAND to get away.

Carmel said...

I refuse to watch Borat -- so you're a braver woman than I. Stupidity does not equal funny. I was even more disgusted that it was NOMINATED for an academy award. Movies have sunk to a new low. I think it's time we started demanding more from Hollywood. Hell, they get enough of our money, don't they?

Cazzie!!! said...

My kids watched Matilda on free to aor this Friday night gone, they loved it, especially Nick, my son who loves to read the most :)
We haven't seen Zoom as yet, I haven't heard of it before. I guess there are so many new movies coming out all the time and school holidays are a stone throw away here for Easter that we wil be inundated with new flicks to see.

Queen Of Cheese said...

We haven't been to the movies in forever! I want to go see Wild Hogs. The new theater opens this weekend, hopefully we can go see something, anything!

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