Archive for the 'Films' Category

The Time Machine

Tuesday, February 20th, 2007

When I was in the library, deciding what to watch I saw The Time Machine (2002) sitting on the shelf. I’ve wanted to see this for ages, mostly because I dimly recall seeing the original film and liking it, and partly because I saw the trailer ages ago. So I picked it up. Oh, for a time machine now.

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Music and Lyrics

Wednesday, February 14th, 2007

Saw this at the cinema at the weekend. Yes, it was quite good, and about what I expected really. Hugh Grant is usually quite entertaining, and I think that’s why Sue wanted us to see it. 🙂

Best bit: I think the 80s-style pop video takes some beating.

Worst bit: As Jonathan Ross put it, “Cheer up Hugh, it’s only a rom-com.”

Wilson

Friday, January 12th, 2007

MugshotMugshot face… or Wilson from Cast Away?

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Under the Tuscan Sun

Monday, January 8th, 2007

Watched this on DVD again tonight.  Another one with a “if you build it they will come” sort of message, which I think I have more respect for than I used to.  Lindsay Duncan’s character was entertaining with her bits of advice and philosophy.