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Project 52: Date Night

I gave Joel a couple of choices for date night and he choose a rental and popcorn.  We watched "The Hurt Locker" on Amazon's Video on Demand. 

It's about two hours long and oh say half way through motion sickness kicked in for me.  We took a little break, I took a little Bonine and answered the question "If you could change one thing about your life right now, what would it be?"  I liked his answer and he said he'd help me change mine.
We decided to finish the movie and my take on the movie, LAME! I was engaged and tracking along and then the end just kind of fizzled out like a flat Coke.  The dude should have been blown up, that would be a great commentary on love right there! Alas, I did not write it. 


Speaking of writing movies (like that transition?) Joel and I are going to try our hand at ScriptFrenzy this April.  I'm going to have to get to work creating some future posts for you all because if not, there might not be any updates all of April :)

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  1. I always feel the same way about movies. I should be consulted before they are released! :)

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  2. Thanks for dropping by! I'm glad that I watched it with him as it's the kind of movie I would normally ask him to watch on his own. But I should remember to take precautions before watching movies that might have the free arm recording. Ugh.

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  3. good to know about the movie. funny why it got all the hype and nominations if it wasn't that good. but i'm probably with you… i'm not into movies that just fizzles out in the end. thanks for sharing! see you next week!
    tiffany {Simply Modern Mom}

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