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Sunday, July 13, 2008
Posted in: Hancock

Went to see Hancock with some friends this weekend, and I have to say, I absolutely loved it. It obviously helps that Will Smith was the lead actor, but I liked Jason Bateman and Charlize Theron’s characters too.

I loved that Will was playing a bit of an anti-hero, and although I think he’s much more suited to good-guy roles, it was a nice departure to see him playing a despicable drunk.

I’m the smart-arse who always figures out the twists in films, and this one was no different. I figured this one out about five minutes before the reveal, but that didn’t spoil the film for me whatsoever. Saying that, Will Smith could have just stood there, and not said a word, and I would have been happy. That man is beyond scrumptious.

If you enjoy superhero films like yours truly, this one should tick all the boxes for you.

Looking forward to watching Mamma Mia with my GFs mid-week.

So, what did you guys do this weekend?

Ahhh Those Were The Days…

Sunday, July 13, 2008
Posted in: Beverly Havlir, memory lane

The following is a blurb that I wrote back in April 2005, for Beverly Havlir’s book, Bodyguard. I’m reposting it, because it was a nice jaunt down memory lane

Girl Genius Doctor witnesses a murder on her way home from work one night.

Girl Genius’s overprotective and very influential father hires Boy Detective to protect his precious baby Girl Genius.

Girl Genius is resentful of Boy Detective cuz she’s afraid he’s gonna cramp her style, especially now that she’s decided to get laid after years of concentrating on being a genius.

Boy Detective is resentful cuz he thinks she’s a spoilt brat, and he has far more important things to do, than to babysit her.

Girl Genius and Boy Detective clash continuously until of course they wind up swapping saliva and doing the horizontal foxtrot

Meanwhile Mean Murderer is still on the loose, and is closing in on Girl Genius

I really should go back to these old KarenS-stylie blurbs. They were so much more fun to write. *g*