More movies

Thanks to Netflix, we spent Saturday night trying to figure out what to watch. After browsing for a while (and a few, “Just pick one already, damn it”) we ended up watching “Religulous”, a “documentary” by Bill Maher. Now, both J. and I think Bill Maher looks suspiciously like a …

Saw “The Hunger Games” last week with Jyotsna.  I liked the books – Jyotsna liked them better – but they weren’t life changing or anything, so I wasn’t *dying* to see it. And I think that attitude carried over into my reaction to the movie – more “Meh” than anything else, …

Ah, crap.

Why do I do this to myself? I promised I’d never do it again, after I started reading The Wheel of Time series by Robert Jordan. I started the series almost 10 years ago, got through the first six or seven books (many thousands of pages, mind you)  and then …

On Entertainment

In a more shallow vein: We are caught up with “Modern Family”, which is the funniest series we’ve seen in quite some time. I love how it’s genuine and sweet at its core, with characters that you actually *like*. On the opposite end, Oh my god I can’t wait until …

Lost finale, initial thoughts

Arrrgh! What a frustrating ending. Unlike a lot of other people, I’ve kept an open mind on this last season, and I did have faith that some of the story elements that seemed haphazard and random would eventually make sense.  Sci-fi and fantasy always has to strike a balance between …

Entertainment Roundup

It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything, so I’ll start with something frivolous: movies that I’ve watched recently. In no particular order: Watched “GI Joe”  on the plane over to India. It was actually somewhat better than I thought it was going to be, mostly on the strength of …