For the two previous weeks, we had glorious weather. Not too cold, not too hot ~ I felt like Goldilocks. Unfortunately, it was just a big tease because this week has been wet and cold. I’m talking frost in the mornings. Thankfully, I spent as much time as possible outside during our brief but wonderful spring interlude.
The most fun was playing tennis with my work-out partner, K. We’re at the same tennis level and got a great workout four days in a row. We were beyond thrilled to be out of the gym and off the treadmill. I’m looking forward to playing tennis all summer long since I feel so good after running around and bashing that little yellow ball.
Since the weather precludes outdoor fun, I’ve been catching up on my Netflix DVDs and thought I’d share some of my thought on movies I’ve watched so far this year:
Here are the ones I enjoyed: 27 Dresses ~ light and fluffy; American Gangster ~ I so enjoy Russell Crowe and Denzel Washington’s acting; Indiscreet ~ a classic which was socially ahead of itself. I imagine it was considered quite a provocative movie back in 1958; The Brave One ~ Jodie Foster is one of my favorite actors and she does a great job in this film; The Jane Austen Book Club ~ made me think how much I would love to have all my best friends living close by. I found this movie charming and wished I had a group of friends like that here; 3:10 to Yuma ~ although I’m not a big fan of the Western, this one was very well done (redone), and, then again, there’s Russell Crowe. Be warned ~ a lot of violence;
These are the ones I disliked:
Once ~ was touted as charming but it’s awful and so boring I turned it off after 30 minutes; Munich ~ boring and so long!; Death at a Funeral ~ talk about trying too hard. Everything that could have been funny was mishandled; Across the Universe ~ I wanted to like this movie and watched the whole thing because I love the Beatles music but the movie could have been so much better then it turned out. Parts were OK.
So what have you been watching lately?