May 14, 2008
MY LIFE IS SO BLESSED THAT I SPEND MY TIME GRIPING ABOUT MOVIES
When I was in high school, my brother and I wanted to see From Dusk Until Dawn
. We finally rented it, and he was going to watch it with his friends and then bring it home for me to watch. As he was leaving his friends' house, he dropped the VHS tape and accidentally stepped on it, cracking the tape, making me unable to watch it.
I am reminded of that frustration today.
If you remember my saying so, I love crappy action movies. Our Blockbuster queue is filled with them now that my husband is gone. So I watched First Blood the other night (the first Rambo movie, to rubes like me who didn't know it wasn't actually called Rambo.) That movie is freaking weird. Why are some Oregon cops harrassing a guy who just wanted to eat in the local diner, to the point where they're all getting killed over it? Whatever, Stallone is hot.
So I returned the movie and was all set to watch First Blood II tonight.
Now imagine me saying "Weak. Lame." in my best Cartman voice: They mailed me another copy of the first movie.
I wanted Cambodia, not Oregon again.
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I do not get the Stallone attraction....odd.
His name is not even Fred...
and I heard he is shorter than me...
Posted by: awtm at May 14, 2008 03:47 PM (nNW3E)
I thought First Blood was a really good movie. I was never a Stallone fan, but he was good in that role. I got the whole town vs. stranger thing. But then I am much older than you. It was a funny time in America.
Posted by: Maggie at May 18, 2008 08:24 AM (XiJJE)
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