Wednesday, March 10, 2004

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  • movie review + SPOILER - Eurotrip

    click to go to Cyber-Cinema, The Online Movie Poster Store This is not Shakespeare. It's offensive, it's distasteful, it's juvenile...and it's downright hilarious! My buddy and I caught this film yesterday and it's a great film to kick back, relax and laugh. The premise is that Scott has just graduated from highschool and on graduation day is dumped by his beautiful girlfriend for being 'predictable'[she ends up displaying her affections for the vocalist of a punk rock band, played by Matt Damon who has written a song called 'Scotty Don't Know']. Scott has a German penpal named 'Mike' who he's e-mailed on an ongoing basis. One of Scott's friends says that he should be careful because before he knows it his penpal will be wanting to meet, and 'you know what'. So the next time Scott e-mails 'Mike', the very thing his friend said would happen happens ie. his penpal suggests they should meet as 'Mike' is willing to come from Germany to the States to check out some colleges. Of course Scott freaks out and tells the sick bastard off...but as a result of a little translation courtesy of Scott's little brother, Scott finds out that 'Mike' is really Mika and is totally hot[as Scott has a picture of Mika]. So Scott freaks out for telling her off through his e-mail. Yadda Yadda Yadda. Scott and his friend make the trip to Europe to visit Berlin where Mika lives. They meet up with a couple of friends who are already over there. Hijinks and hilarity ensue. There are some over the top comedic scenes such as a little boy marching like Hitler, some sexual scenes in a confessional, and a nude beach of male sunbathers[I would have preferred if they had cut these scenes out'll see what I mean if you see the movie]. But this movie has a heart, like the movie 'American Pie' which 'Eurotrip' has been compared to most often. 'Eurotrip' maintains it's laughs throughout and has a happy ending. More often than not, 'Eurotrip' shows how to do Europe in style!

  • dotmusic reports that The Smiths' song 'I Know Its Over' has topped a poll to find the best song to listen to when you're feeling miserable. Head over to the dotmusic site to see the rest of the Top 10...Hey, we all feel down sometimes. And listening to sad music sometimes reminds us that we're not alone. I myself am a generally happy person and as a music fan I find beauty in sad music. [Thank you Joe Pernice!]...My personal favourite 'sad' songs off the top of my head are: Liquorice's 'Keeping The Weekend Free', Badly Drawn Boy's 'A Minor Incident', and Red House Painters' 'Have You Forgotten'.

  • Recent purchases:

    • CD:

      • Squirrel Nut Zippers - Hot [enhanced]

      • Sloan - Between The Bridges - Sweet mercy, I found this one(as well as the CD above) for $3 at Goodwill! replace the copy that got stolen out of my car(along with a bunch of other CD's and things) last summer.

    • DVD:

      • Bedazzled - I watched this one already. It's pretty funny, and worth it alone for Elizabeth Hurley, if you know what I mean...and I know you know what I know? :)

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