Monthly Archives: December 2009

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian

I watched the news about Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab and Robert Park, and then I watched "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian."  I didn’t think it was quite as good as the original.  I thought those characters spent too … Continue reading

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The Big Lebowski

After a very long nap, I awoke to watch the six o’clock news.  It seemed that Amsterdam was a great place to board an airplane if you wanted to blow it up.  On one of the year-end summaries of the … Continue reading

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Taken

While my brother and I were eating leftovers in front of the TV, we watched "Taken."  It was quite a compelling movie, although it suggested a disturbing view of the world and human nature.  The world, especially countries like France … Continue reading

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Inglourious Basterds

Before I went to sleep on Christmas Eve, I stayed up to watch Quentin Tarantino’s "Inglourious Basterds."  It had some of the Tarantino trademarks, like keeping the audience in the dark, and throwing in some twisted and ridiculous humor.  It … Continue reading

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District 9

After we had a turkey dinner at our house, I slipped away from the table to watch "District 9."  It was an interesting alien landing movie that had elements of "The Fly" in it.  The aliens arrive on Earth a … Continue reading

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The Phantom Menace

I was so very glad that I didn’t go to the Poinsettia Bowl.  I would have gone all the way down there to San Diego just to watch Cal lose.  They started off with a 14-0 lead, but they ended … Continue reading

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Who Framed Roger Rabbit

I watched the CBS Early Show, and it looked as though Maggie Rodriguez’s face was still swollen on the left side.  I’ve been through that before.  Later, I would hear about the Balloon Boy’s father being sentenced.  He certainly deserved … Continue reading

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

I watched "The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy" on Tuesday morning, and I found it thoroughly annoying.  The cast wasn’t so likable, and the hysteria got to be tiring.  Arthur Dent was too irritating.  Mos Def was in the movie, … Continue reading

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Die Hard

I awoke at around 1:30 and couldn’t get back to sleep.  I watched "Die Hard" on DVD.  Bruce Willis still had hair, and it was the late 1980s.  It was annoying how the kid driving the limousine couldn’t stop asking … Continue reading

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Up

I fell asleep while listening to ESPN Radio.  The static was bad, I could barely hear anything, and Jason Smith wasn’t even doing the program.  I awoke early to watch some of the local news, and then I watched "Up" … Continue reading

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