monday movies

October 15, 2012

 monday morning sweet to you my pies o’peaches. how was your weekend? 

hunkiest and i tried our best to play young and hip at the balboa beach music festival with our friends the burns, who have young & hip, and this concert stuff down to a science. they’ve kindly enrolled rob and me in their after-school courses they’ll be teaching next spring. 

not 45 minutes into the music and i was shamelessly bribing the budweiser hawker to ditch his booth, go off-site and score me a starbucks somewhere on the peninsula. even for hawaii time it was a late night for me, and i embarrassed myself with my slow response delays and head nodding {neither a result of recreational drugs or pathetic attempts at bobbing to the pulse of a brand new beat,} just pure, 100% rookie trying to play with the cool kids. a wonderful night though was had, followed by a delicious meal at A restaurant. hello brussel sprouts?! hello best service in town. 

on a down note, the man and i got a big, giant “F” in our failure to get to the movies this weekend. we made a commitment to see the movie “argo,” but alas, napped instead. giant surprise. did anyone else see it?

so as i’ve said before, and i know i’m not alone, pretty much the best part of the movie-going experience is the trailers beforehand. so i’ve scoured what i believe to be the best trailers out right now, and what i gather i would have seen had i not fallen through with my intended plans. tell me if these look as good to you as they look to me.

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marion cotillard can do no wrong in my opinion. i’ve already watched this 5 times this morning. also, how amazing is that song? it’s by one of my favorite bands, M83, a french electronic music band. my tears are becoming a sea” is just insanely powerful and beautiful. i’ve used it in my yoga classes many times. you can buy it here.

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“the impossible” looks compelling with its packed cast and the fact that it’s a true story. i’m kind of hesitant though. i’m not sure enough time has passed since the tsunami that i want to see this. thoughts?

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kathryn bigelow, director of one my favorite movies, the hurt locker, takes the osama bin laden killing into film. there is a lot of controversy already brewing behind this movie. jessica chastain is another one of my favorites. i will definitely be seeing this no matter what chatter is. you?

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the cast alone will get me into a seat. but the movie buff, especially the hitchcock-lover in me, can’t wait for this fun looking film. 

so tell me loves, have you seen anything delightful and noteworthy of late? 

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  • I can't wait to see every single one of these movies:) I am what you call a movie junkie… nothing more fun than escaping to the movie theater.

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