Drinking game for "Synecdoche, New York": drink anytime you feel self righteous for watching such a cerebral movie; drink anytime you wish you were doing anything else.
That made my Monday. Thank you! Glad you're having fun!
Wow, that basically made me choke on my oatmeal. A very sarcastic thank you to you for instilling in me a compulsion to go see this movie (with the same supplies you brought), when, before reading your post, I was content to quietly repeat the word "No" several dozen times every time the commercial for it came on.
Seriously, "was roughly 80 hours long and made me wish I was dead" is the best description of a movie ever. Thank you :-)
relate to ben affleck.... NEVER! great review. now i think i need to come up with a drinking game for revolutionary road...
Revolutionary Road: drink whenever they drink. Then kill yourself.
That is the best thing I have read in years.
Yeah, what dooce said.
BTW, are you saying that Tom Cruise is purporting to have an actual amputated limb in Valkyrie, or are you just referring to him throwing out a Seig Heil with one of his stumpy little T. rex arms?
Oh yeah dude, he's missing an arm and an eye, which he carries around with him in a tiny pill box.
you're right, america likes aniston best when she is hurting on the inside in real life. which she has been for years now.
drinking game for synecdoche: just drink every ten minutes and hope you will make it out alive.
I've actually been to a wedding with a bridesmaid dog in a satin dress, but they were cool and made a groomsman escort it. Also the processional music was "Final Countdown" by Europe, so it was probably a different motif.
I actually cackled with glee when I saw that Manohla Dargis deemed that movie "grotesque." Although I cackled even more loudly and gleefully when I read your review.
Oh, Hollywood. How you torment us.
I was totally coming here to make some snarky comment about how Dooce linked to you but doesn't really know when your birthday is. Then I realized a) it makes a me a little bit like a freaky stalker that I don't know you and I know your birthday and b) duh, Dooce meant it's Jennifer Aniston's birthday.
Anyway, I love that you're posting again!
Happy Birthday!!! A little internet birdie told me it was your day :) I hope you are still on the other side of the pond with your Brit, and being sickeningly happy. Because you deserve it big time. And I'm not a tiny bit jealous. Well maybe a tiny bit but it's ok. You are sort of freakishly my internet twin and it gives me good hope for the future :)
Thanks for always making me laugh out loud!
I am mortified. Apparently I meant to wish you Happy Birthday times, um six?
oh wow, i have that same striped scarf...
Good God, do I wish I had a bottle of rum before my friend dragged me to see that god awful movie. Not only was I ashamed to be a woman at the end, I was pretty much ashamed to a member of the human race. Women may actually be that pathetic, but, come on, we don't want to see ourselves portrayed like that on screen.
I think the audience I saw it with was almost as bad as the movie... Apparently they couldn't see ANY plot twist coming, while I'm throwing my arms up in disgust at them and the movie.
My birthday is June 10, but thank you.
Note to self: make sure you understand the title of Dooce's latest post before you post an embarrassingly early birthday greeting comment on another blog. Seven hundred times. It's been a long day.
When I realized I knew the middle name of Nicole Ritchie's baby when I have never actually watched Nicole Ritchie DO anything, I took a hiatus from celeb news. Of course, now I hope my good friends, the celebrities, are doing ok without me to watch their every move.
Around in a PILLBOX?
Oh my HAIRY INCONTINENT SHATNER.
I'm crying a little bit with the joy of it all.
". . .had to finish the rest of the bottle of rum on its own like homeless people, which was the only way to make it to the end of the film, which was roughly 80 hours long and made me wish I was dead. You know it’s a bad movie when the only character that you can relate to is Ben Affleck."
Oh, that is just gold.
HA! That killed me...
Mercy. That is EXACTLY how I feel about the Jennifer.
I'm not having anyone else's babies at the moment; may I have yours? It would be a privilege.
I went to that movie with my daughter and her boyfriend. I almost spewed my drink when every girl in the theater (except me, of course) did the loud "AWWW" in a high pitched voice. I mean, HELLO, did you miss the point of the entire movie??? Plus I just wanted to rip those awful tights off of Gigi. Maybe no one is that into you because you look 10?
Hysterical. And delicious.
Hilarious! I should have brought alcohol. It was excruciating without it.
I cannot for the life of me remember what there was to 'AW!' about at the end of that movie. I do think it's entirely possible that me gasp-shrieking "OH MY GOD!" in fear when Jennifer Aniston turned around and saw Ben Affleck kneeling right behind her is what caused the entire cinema to burst out laughing at that point. Because my sister saw the movie right after me, and no one laughed in hers.
Also, not a single person I saw the movie with registered any of the characters' names. It's insane.
How do you buy a half bottle of rum?
they have tiny sizes of everything in england.
Yeah call me a sap but I enjoyed the two hours of escape time it provided. Thought Gee Gee was so damned cute and dead on. Taking all the cues the wrong way but willing to learn. She is a sweetheart.
The fanatical non-smoking wife? Little compassion though had little for her husband too as the movie went on and he lost his pants to a tart. But good on him for realizing he was not marriage material.
I enjoyed it. Shoot me :)
Oh yes how this movie did suck. I look at the little girls at work when they are all " It was sooooo cute how come you hated it HATER" and im like wow how can anyone be so stupid to have liked this total piece of S*** I want my money back movie. Thanks for the validation.