Monday, December 10, 2007


It was probably because of this post from the weekend, but I had an odd mini-marathon of chick flicks this weekend sandwiched between all the basketball games. I watched the DVD of Four Weddings and a Funeral that I got last weekend before settling into The Holiday, which was playing on HBO on Sunday evening. I told a friend about this after the movie, and she replied, "Ya, reclaim your balls man!" But I'm really into her, so I'll take any concern on her part about my balls as a good sign.

Anyway, just as a preventive measure from, I dunno, me suddenly growing a vagina, I decided to watch Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels and Reservoir Dogs back-to-back. And then it dawned on me, how come no one makes cool movies anymore? I mean, take a look at this list of cool movies from the last decade-- they all made you say, after finishing the film, "Putangina astig!"

And that's just off the top of my head. This decade? Well, there's The Departed, and if you really wanted to come up with something, you could go with the Bourne movies. But it's still quite a stretch.

To be fair though, the comedies from this decade has been far better. I'd any of the Will Ferrell mediocre American man movies over the Farelly Brothers'. I don't know if any movie has made me laugh as hard as Borat. And seriously, I love American Pie, but right now I'd take Superbad over it.



well, there's V for Vendetta, 300 and Little Miss Sunshine. and i also very much liked Batman Begins, the first Pirates of the Caribbean, Minority Report, etc.

but i love the romantic comedies of this decade... Bridget Jones's Diary, Love Actually, Wimbledon, etc. :D


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