Not much really to write today. Certainly nothing exercise wise. Like I mentioned previously, I used to ride everyday, as if it was the be all and end all. Perhaps I just am not good enough to make that work for me, but that isn’t who I am anymore. This is a good thing, it means I have time to do other things!
Because of living in two places and travelling lots, I decided a while back that the way forward for me would be to join a DVD library. The films would mean that flight delays would pass a lot quicker if I could pull the laptop out and escape into a movie for a while. It also means in Germany I don’t have to put up with utterly appalling German TV (with advert breaks SO long you can do the dishes, and take a shower without missing any of the show).
Recently, seem to be having a bit of a Vegas vibe going on. A colleague the other day was at my German place, and pulled Oceans 11 off the shelf, declaring that we had to watch it again. I must say, having been to Vegas twice, Vegas movies are a lot more enjoyable.
Tonight, I had 21 in the disc spinner. Click the link for the site and the trailer. I have to say, a good, feel good movie. Spacey is good, Sturgess is better. The soundtrack is also great, and up to date.
I also watched Cloverfield the other day. Now that surprised me how much I enjoyed it. I must confess, a lot of time I add things to my ‘to rent’ list without reading anything about them. I just take a chance. The DVDs don’t come with the original sleeve either, so until you are a little way into the a movie, you could get anything. I think for a monster movie, such as Cloverfield, this is the ONLY way to approach it.
I thought it was well put together. The first person narative and ‘handycam’ perspective made it more real. I don’t really like monster movies, so I was surprised to find myself recommending this.
Other recent movies will appear on these pages from time to time, and I will try to get a list going. I am currently watching about 3 movies every 7 days – which is quite a lot really!
Cloverfield polarises opinion….. which is usually a good thing!