Friday, July 31, 2009

Alice in Wonderland Trailer

To view the trailer click here.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

The Bachelorette Finale

Glad it's over. This season felt like an eternity, and by the end I was just glad it was over. My only thoughts were:

- I guess it shows she does care a lot about Ed since she still loves him after those horrible tank tops and short shorts.

- Why was she sobbing when she let Kiptyn go? I get that it's hard, but if you are confident enough to get engaged to someone else, you wouldn't be acting like that I don't think. And I am sure ABC wanted to milk the Reid thing, but if I were Ed and saw the show, I would think "Hmm, maybe she just wants to get engaged, and isn't entirely sure about me."

I just know how sure I was when I got engaged to my husband. I would be sad to say goodbye to someone, but I sure as heck wouldn't be sobbing, and having to talk to someone else to help me decide. Although I can say that I have never been on a show like this, so maybe it's just a lot to take in.

- If Ed makes Jillian happy, and Jillian makes Ed happy, then good on them. I will still be utterly surprised if they end up really getting married. But you never know.

I am a tad conflicted about this show. I wish ABC wouldn't edit so much, and I feel like I don't really see what's going on. I also hate how cheesy they make it and how old people conveniently come back in the show. I get they have to make good t.v., but I feel like it's crossing into soap opera territory. I'm not sure if I will keep watching it. Can't wait for my fall shows to come back and I am loving SYTYCD and am excited I get to watch it in the Fall too!

Thursday, July 23, 2009

So You Think You Can Dance (Top Eight)

Things I loved about last night:

- Ellen! I think she should always be on the show.

- The last three dances.

Things I was disappointed about last night:

- I agreed with Nigel that it felt a little flat up until the army number. I think they are all just getting adjusted to dancing with a new partner.

- I think all of the dancers are extremely talented, but only a few of them are jumping out at me as my favorites.

My favorite solo of the night was Jeanine's.

My guesses for the bottom two's are:

Guys:


Girls:


But honestly, I'm really bad at guessing who will be going home. So really, I have no idea. I do think that all of the dancers are amazing though.

Friday, July 17, 2009

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

I will start off by saying that I really liked this movie and it made me realize that I need to go back and read the 6th and 7th books. The 6th book was easily one of my favorites as it sets up the final book. The movie, while staying mostly true to the book, leaves a few things out and adds a few things the book didn't have. Nothing major and I think this movie followed the book much closer then the 4th and 5th movies did. I really enjoyed the humor in this movie as it off set the darker overall theme of the movie and provided some much needed laughs. The cast, especially the kids, have come a long way from the first movies and while there were cheesy parts (come on who wasn't cheesy in high school?) they really did a great job of portraying their characters. If you are a fan of the movies I think you will enjoy this movie. It is easily one of my favorite of the HP movies (my favorite is still the third) and has everything a good movie needs; action, drama, humor, romance, danger, intrigue, etc. The movie is rated PG but I don't think it was any less dark then the 4th or 5th movies that were PG-13. The end of the movie sets up the final book and final 2 movies well and I only wish that I didn't have to wait another year to see the next one. That's the true sign of a good movie, leave them wanting more!

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

So You Think You Can Dance (Top Ten Dancers)

Evan & Kayla's Dance:

It was okay. I liked Kayla's extension in her legs. I also thought Evan did pretty well. But it didn't get me excited.

Ade & Janette's Dance:

Okay, so week after week I notice this with Janette and always forget to mention it. Janette needs to close her mouth when she dances. It looks like she's catching flies. Obviously that's not a huge deal, but something I notice almost every time she dances. As for the dance it was fun, and had a lot of good elements, but I can't put my finger on just why I didn't love it. I wonder if I was excited for a Tabitha and Napoleon dance, and it wasn't as outstanding as the others. I couldn't tell if I was just bummed about the dance or the dancers.

Jeanine & Jason's Dance:

Wow, it was really good. I really thought the chemistry was there. I think Jeanine is a fantastic dancer. And I think Jason showed a great side of his dancing. I loved the use of the necklace. I really loved the dance, my favorite of the night.

Randi & Kupono's Dance:

I thought it could have been better. I just didn't really connect to it. I don't think the chemistry was there as much as it should have been. I basically thought. Hmm, it was fine.

Melissa & Brandon's Dance:

Fun. Well danced. Seems like no matter who Brandon is with he does well. I have always been a fan of Melissa's and her lines are to die for.

I have no idea who be in bottom tomorrow. Any ideas? Tonight was just okay for me. Maybe it's because last week was so good, that I was comparing the two. I always love the show though. Feelings? Thoughts?

Monday, July 13, 2009

The Bachelorette (Overnight Date Part 2)


I'm going to ask once more. Why in the heck did they have two overnight dates? Why aren't they meeting her family? Jillian, get your priorities straight, and stop leaning in for kisses, and making people promise they'll kiss you if you do things. (ie: "If I climb to the top of this pole, do you promise to give me a big kiss?".. If I walk across the street do you promise to give me a big kiss?)

Kiptyn's Date:


I was cracking up how they were trying to draw comparisons with what their activity for the day was, with their relationship. I thought the date was a tad boring, and can't understand why she can't see he's just luke warm about her.

Reid's Date:


Oh man I like this guy. I seriously don't blame him for not giving her "enough". She was pestering him to tell her he loved her, and say he would move, and everything else. He's probably like "Whoa! Slow down, why are we talking marriage after only a couple of weeks?"

It's like she has to have a proposal or nothing. Maybe she should have stopped with all the making out and found one guy to start a relationship with from the start, so it wouldn't feel like these guys have to decide within three dates.

Also ABC is sneaky.. they made it sound like it was Reid who had the problem in the bedroom.. which brings me to the next date with..

Ed.. E. D. (cough.. er Erectial Dysfunction.. I'm just saying it might have been a sign it was him ;)


Oh man, I have so much to say about Ed. I have always liked him. But I saw a couple of red flags last night..

1. Why was he wearing that heinous tank top and no wonder he had problems down there with those teeny tiny shorts. I don't know if that's a new style for guys, but ehhh.. I'm just not digging it.

2. (and more importantly) Why isn't he looking at her in the eyes when he talks to her? Seriously if you go back and watch it again, you will notice there was minimal eye contact. And call me crazy, but I would need some of that.

I think the thing she likes so much about Ed, is that he is saying he loves her and would propose. And you can't force things in a relationship. Sometimes you just have to let them happen. (Unfortunately my cable cut out on the alone time in the suite but I was caught up and it sounds like a horrible thing to have to talk about on t.v.)

It didn't surprise me she cut Reid at the rose ceremony, I think she's a dork for doing it, since it seems like he really likes her.. he just isn't that into cattle prodding. (Do you love me ...zzzzappp... Do you love me?....zzzzaaaap.)

I bet in a classic ABC twist Reid will come back and tell her everything she wants to hear. I also think Kiptyn is going to lay it on the line for her. He's Just Not That Into You. Theories? Ideas?

Saturday, July 11, 2009

TV Preview: V

If Elizabeth Mitchell really is done on Lost at least she isn't gone from TV. I am already hooked on this show and it hasn't even aired yet. Thoughts?

Thursday, July 9, 2009

So You Think You Can Dance

Funnest dance? Wade Robson's

My absolute favorite of the season? Mia Michael's

There was something about that dance that moved me. It was danced beautifully. The expressions on their faces were perfect. I don't know if it's because I have known people with serious addictions, but this dance was just right.

My favorite guy is definitely Brandon. He is meticulous with his movements and I have yet to see him produce anything less than perfect.

My favorite girl is Jeanine. I don't know if she is the best dancer. But I think she has the whole package. She dances beautifully and I love how she gets into her characters. I would love to see her and Brandon do a Mia Michaels and blow us all out of the water.

As for tonight my prediction is that Caitlin and Jason are going home. Do I think they're good dancers? Yes. Do I think they are as on the same level as everyone else? I don't think so. (Ha, I just sounded like Mary Murphy.)

My predictions for the bottom three are: Caitlin & Jason/ Evan & Randi (just because they are always giving Evan crap about not doing enough.. I really like both of them though) and probably Melissa and Ade (because they didn't get super exciting dances)

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

The Bachelorette (not so overnight dates)


We went to Spain last night.

Kiptyn's Date:


Lot's of physical chemistry. No life long connection. Sorry. I think he likes her. I think she likes him a ton more. I think she realizes it too. I think he is looking at this as an opportunity to find someone to date. I think it would be bizarre if he proposed. Their relationship seems to be strictly physical. I think Jillian wants more, and I think Kiptyn wants sex. (I mean not one guy turned down that overnight stay card.. not even Wes as he was making her cry.)
Reid's Date:


I think Reid is charming. He likes her, she likes him. I'm not sure if he can make up his own mind without questioning everything. I fear they would get into a relationship and it wouldn't last too long. I thought they were cute on their trip around the city. And I do have to give Jillian honorable mention for pulling off that teeny tiny little outfit. She has a rockin' body.

Ed's Date:


Love Ed. I think his whole thing with him coming back was staged, but I don't care. I like him. I like how funny he is, and I like that he teases. You have to laugh in a relationship. I think out of all the guys he would be the one to most likely stick with Jill for a longer term relationship. But I'm not sure if I can hear those wedding bells.
Wes's Date:


Heavily edited. But no one can deny that he's a douche. He was acting ridiculous. No wonder she was crying. I love how he tried to hang out over night with her though. He didn't seem shocked when she sent him to the taxi.

The rose ceremony:

NO shock Wes was the one leaving. What was with his comment about having a lot of sex? Awkward much? When he left I was afraid he was going to be rude to her, but he was nice enough to her face. It seemed like they edited his phrase of "The first guy to the top four with a girlfriend." It almost seemed like he said something different. And apparently the girls in Spain are going to get to know him.. so maybe this Laurel is more of a booty call back home? I think he's a douche and I think ABC made him out to be the typical King Douche-ing-ton the Third. I'm just glad he's gone.

The up-coming previews:
Doesn't look like from the previews Jilly is finding love does it? The voice of Kiptyn saying he didn't want to hurt her? Her saying she picked the wrong guy? Sounds like last season with Jason to me. Sounds like maybe she gets rid of Ed or Reid and then maybe picks Kiptyn to be turned down? Also why are they doing two overnight dates?? Hawaii? I wonder if Jillian was like, "I need as much physical time as possible."

So next week they go to Hawaii, and then the following they meet her parents? I'm confused. Didn't they say it ended in two weeks? My prediction for next week is that Reid will have some problems in the bedroom, and she will pick Ed and Kiptyn. Ought to be interesting. My guess of who she picks in the end right now is Ed. Next week I am sure it will change. Does anyone have any predictions or theories??
** On a side note.. did anyone else notice Jillian had a hard time talking at one point.. it almost looked like she got botox or something and was having a hard time moving her mouth.**