Sunday, February 21, 2010

Our new favorite comedy

OK, seriously?  Seriously??  I don't think I've had more fun at a movie since "Meet the Parents" (which was supposed to be funny).  Last night after Caroline's tennis match we decided to go to the dollar theater for a girls' night with Caroline and Sophie's friends to see the latest romantic vampire episode.  What the hay, it's a buck, and to spend some time with my girls, it's worth it, no matter the movie.

I think Caroline is now one of my favorite movie buddies.  It was shear pleasure sitting next to her and cracking up together outloud every time something corny escaped the lips of the characters . . . not just the script, but the silly music tracks, the contrived plot line, and the downright lousy acting.  Caroline's favorite line to mock is, "It's not a lifestyle choice . . . I was born this way, it's a gene, I can't help it."  Really, by the end of the movie the entire theater was laughing - hard - because once you have a twelve-year old girl not buying this type of movie, the people around you see the light pretty quick!

After it was over, the group behind us commented that it was the funniest movie they've seen in months, and Caroline replied, "ya, and I feel really bad for the people who thought it was serious!" We concurred that it definitely deserves a new title . . .

A Girl and her Dog: A Love Story (it's complicated)

5 comments:

Kristin said...

ROFL at your new title.

I thought the first one was a joke, I was REALLY hoping the second one would at least do justice to the book. Still haven't seen it, bc the reviews are bad. I'm waiting for it to hit the Redbox.

I hate it when a movie doesn't live up to the book, or in this case, even come close....

Julie said...

You're right Kristin - I only read the first two books and they were clever and definitely held my attention, but should have stayed as BOOKS and never entered the realm of the big screen!!

{ bRee } said...

I love the new movie title! I won't launch into my feelings about this movie or the books, but I am glad that you had so much fun!

I about bust a gut watching the first movie, too funny!

Kelly said...

Funny. I couldn't stomach the books, but perhaps I could sit through the movies if I was with the right friends, the right attitude (It's just a big joke), and a good buzz....Actually probably too many other things I'd much rather do after meeting the above criteria.

Julie Pia said...

Gosh Julie. You said it so perfectly! LOUSY huh?
I haven't talked to you in a while. How are you these days? Still playing a ton of tennis?

I've kind of taken the winter off, but I'm ready to start playing again. Are you currently doing workouts somewhere? I'd love to join if that's ok with you?

Let me know. Thanks for letting me read your blog. I quite like it.

loves....