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Friday, October 26th, 2012
3:01 pm
I have an LJ?

Current Mood: surprised
Friday, July 15th, 2011
12:32 am
I bet I'm almost alone in this, and that's OK, but I don't care about Harry Potter. So go see it, if you want, quickly, and get it out of your system. I really don't want to hear about it.

Current Mood: bored
Wednesday, June 29th, 2011
9:04 pm
Writer's Block: What's been seen can’t be unseen
What is your LEAST favorite movie of all time, and why?

The Fountain. The worst movie I've ever seen. And I just watched the remake of Clash of the Titans.
Tuesday, December 7th, 2010
9:00 am
I HATE math. But I like early morning coffee with Javery.

Current Mood: awake
Saturday, November 27th, 2010
2:31 pm
Captain Picard!

Current Mood: cheerful
Wednesday, November 10th, 2010
6:05 pm
I think I don't like Daniel Craig as James Bond. Now, that could be because I dislike all of his Bond movies. I loved Goldeneye, it might be my favorite. And I like Pierce Brosnan as Bond. Sean Connery is enjoyable as well.

Why am I telling you this? I have no idea.

Current Mood: lazy
Wednesday, October 6th, 2010
5:08 pm
I remember first meeting Dan. I remember hanging out with him, being thrilled that someone like that wanted to hang out with me. I tell "Dan stories" all the time. I will continue to tell them. I have a picture of us, dressed up like Britney Spears and Indiana Jones, in my room.

I think I might try my hand at fire spinning.
Monday, August 16th, 2010
8:57 pm
Flight at 7:40 am to San Jose. Fuck was I thinking? That's earlier than time itself!

Not really, but still.

Current Mood: content
Friday, August 13th, 2010
11:28 pm
I am not helping.

Current Mood: useless
Thursday, July 29th, 2010
11:43 am
Predators - not so good.

Although, if you take the movie as stand alone, and internally consistent, then it may work.

The "little" predators have some sort of code. The "big" ones do not, apparently. Although I don't particularly think that predators would find serial killers to be adequate prey, maybe they just like hunting people who hunt people, no matter how they do it. But Topher Grace's character needed implicit trust in his victims, and gaining the trust of a predator seems to go against the nature of the movie and the hunters themselves.

What sort of hunter would trust its prey?

Perhaps I'm annoyed with this movie, because even though I know it's going to be a creature who kills with weapons, I always want something more... creature-y from my monsters. My first encounter with predators came in high school, when I asked my boyfriend to put on a monster movie. The only one he had was Predator. No Alien, no Jaws, not even Anaconda (which I dragged him to in theaters, and yes, we were the only ones there.)

While Predator was scary, in a sense, though infinitely more disgusting than anything else, it was a monster movie with weapons, and I felt cheated. Look at the thing's face, for crying out loud. Something like that needs a weapon?

I also felt, and have always felt, that humans were poor adversaries for predators. One shining exception in the movie was the scene where prey and predator fought with swords. The predator saw an adversary, put his gun down, and fought with his blade. Human guns, however, cannot outmatch the armor, or the weapons of a predator. In Predators, even a handful of grenades was inadequate.

It was nice to see Topher Grace though. And a movie with a female black-haired badass with a gun that isn't Michelle Rodriguez.

Current Mood: hungry
Saturday, July 10th, 2010
2:02 pm
I had a dream about eating peanut butter with a spoon.

Current Mood: blank
Sunday, January 31st, 2010
6:29 pm
"If this is the premath I don't want to see the aftermath."

Current Mood: giggly
Monday, January 11th, 2010
8:28 pm

Current Mood: tired
Tuesday, January 5th, 2010
12:07 am
I have bad posture. I need to be straightened out.

Current Mood: pensive
Tuesday, December 29th, 2009
5:58 pm
I'm not not watching Xena.

Current Mood: calm
Friday, December 4th, 2009
9:28 pm
I aspire to be like Bill Moyers, Bill Maher, and Bob Herbert.

Current Mood: moody
4:45 pm
There is no reason for my mood. Having said that, it's the way I feel right now.

(Yes, I understand that listening to depressing Moby will contribute)

Current Mood: sad
Sunday, November 22nd, 2009
4:09 pm
Halfway through traffic school... halfway through MI-5 season 3... halfway through that box of donuts...

Current Mood: excited
Saturday, November 7th, 2009
3:42 pm
Ah, 2012. Disaster porn. We could all die soon, or not. But it's good to know that Hollywood is at least aware of it.

Current Mood: pensive
Monday, November 2nd, 2009
7:07 pm
Happy Birthday, Wilder : )

Current Mood: excited
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