Let’s just get this out of the way first then, shall we?
Yes, I picked another crappy movie. We attempted to watch “The Tears of Kali” this morning over yummy donuts we picked up at Hedgedorns. We could only get through about 30 minutes of it before we had to turn it off. The storyline revolves around a group of people who were involved with a experimental new age cult in the ’80s, and the horrifying things that happened to them as a result. *makes a face* The actors are eastern European, I think, and the English dubover is horrendous. It’s broken down into chapters, and just moves agonizingly slow. The special effects were poorly done as well. This is a low quality, low budget film and not worth a rental. The cover art on the DVD case was cool though. Craig says I’m not allowed to rent any more movies based on how much I like the cover. *sheepish look*
I wasn’t the only one who picked a sucky movie though. Craig insisted on renting “Basic Instinct 2,” which we just watched last night, and let’s just say that Sharon Stone’s acting career is over. We’ll be seeing her on the Lifetime network any time now…you know, that women’s cable channel which old, washed up actors and actresses get relegated to at the end of their careers. This 2nd installation picks up sometime after where the 1st one leaves off, only now Stone’s character “Katherine Tremmell” is in London instead of San Francisco. While the acting wasn’t too terrible, Stone is too old to play this character, and the sad attempts to make her look young and seductive fail miserably. The action was at best slow, and at worst boring and uninteresting. This movie just limps along. While definately better that “Tears of Kali,” in my opinion “Basic Instinct 2” is not really worth a rental. Wait until it comes to cable if you’re so bound and determined to see this flick.
Yesterday, we ended up celebrating Bishy’s birthday-it was actually Tuesday, but with working, we wanted to wait until the weekend. He’s a big boy now-1 year old! Anyway, we did all his favorite things yesterday. First, we took him into the city, and we spent some time walking around the Park Ave. district. We ran into a few people from my work, and he got quite alot of attention from other people out and about. He loves that! Then, we went to Webster park, and walked around by the creek, and the lake, and ran up & down some hills. He made some more fans when a couple of groups of children spotted him, and wanted to pet him and love on him a bit. Then we went to the petstore, and he got to pick out a couple of new squeeky plush toys. He made some friends there as well, and looked at some kittens, and got a biscuit from the clerk at the register. Next, we went through the drive-thru at Arby’s and ordered some roast beast sandwiches, and he got a yummy biscuit at the pick-up window too. Then after a short rest at home, he had his “birthday sandwich”-a whole roast beast sandwich all for himself! We even put a candle in it, and sang “Happy Birthday”-yes, I am completely aware of just how weird we are, but he’s our baby!!! After eating, he played with his new toys in the family room until he crashed out on the floor. It was a huge day for him. *sparkly grin* Nope. he’s not spoiled at all.
After running around all day, Craig and I were both exhausted, and my feets were killing me!!!! I ended up taking a bubble bath while he napped. We just chilled for the rest of the night. Tonight, I think we’re going out-I don’t know where yet.
Craig’s reformatting my compy as I type this. Yay! *huge grin* I’m watching “The Craft” on cable-not every witch’s favorite movie, but I think it’s okay. It’s amusing. It bugs me when people get all twitchy over something protrayed as fictional in a movie or on TV or in a book. It’s fiction for Goddess’ sake-get over it! I know alot of people in the witchy community were very upset when “The Craft” came out. *shrugs* I guess I can see how it might give those who don’t know, an inaccurate picture of what witchcraft is all about, but at the same time it’s fiction, and as such, the average viewer should know enough not to take it as the gospel truth. I guess this might be assuming too much-that the viewer has common sense as well as some sort of usable intellect. *makes a face* Whatever. I like watching it. So there.