Popped into Exclusive Books while waiting for them. MJ loves books, but what I love more is half price books. Bought a whole lot of titles ranging from Political Islam to Douglas Adams to British Novels and Media reference book. Everyone’s going on about Shantaram these days. I’m going to wait for the hype to die down before I read it. I still have Rushdie to finish. Had Nandos for supper – Nandos has always been our greatest export (well, that and Seether) and since we didn’t have any on Friday when we caught National Treasure 2, it tasted way better.
National Treasure 2 – I’d say that its Tomb raider with less balls. It was very annoying how they kept mentioning the obvious. And this continued through the entire movie. It felt like a commentary for blind people. How many blind people go to the cinema anyway? How would I improve the movie -easy. Lose the whole conspiracy angle, put in some gratuitous titty shots and call it National Pleasure 2. Everyone loves Nicholas Cage – if he O.D’s tomorrow I’m not going to join any facebook groups mourning the guy. I can only think of two movies that he was good in – Con Air (his bunny line deserves some award – it always cracks me up) and the Rock. Gone in 60 seconds – hmm. One to debate,
Bowling was great fun. It felt like a Disney movie. You had MJ playing the role of the antagonist, jeering, distracting and just generally being evil. Like all Disney movies, I was totally creaming the opposition (Great One might say otherwise – but he’s lying). Step in underdog Shiraz, who in the last rack got like 30 points to beat MJ by one pin. Yes – if this were Ice Hockey, they’d call it ‘Mighty Ducks 4: Puck You’