Tuesday, October 31, 2006

If I could turn back time...

Probably will. Brevity's always had a loose relationship with time.

Things I should get around to covering:
  • Marie Antoinette, The Prestige, Running with Scissors, Catch a Fire
  • Books by Ken Jennings and Kevin Clash
  • St. Louis, at the top of the baseball world and the list of America's most dangerous cities
I wanted to make another Halloween post about the happenings here in Vegas, but apart from a few Dennis Rodman appearances, there's nothing as scary as what happened last year.

7 comments:

EJ said...

In all fairness, if you count the metro areas St. Louis is only the 129th most dangerous metro area. Due to the lack of St. Louis growing its political boundaries... St. Louis proper (~330K) compared to about 3 million total is mostly a very poor urban areas. Almost all of the nice places to live are outside the city limits. Still, can't see how you let yourself be the most dangerous city...bad PR

Essien said...

St. Louis...isn't that where the Cardinals come from? I don't know...I don't follow hockey anyway! If you're looking for bad cities you've gotta check out Jolliete Quebec...that's right, Carla Hamolka lives there. Uh-huh, and she's real bad! Badder than them Cardinals!

K-Lyn said...

Ah, how we've missed you. I was wondering what your thoughts would be on Smudgegate...

But I'd also like to hear what you thought of Marie Antoinette. because
A. I wanted to see the movie but,
B. I heard it sucked
C. I'm dressed as Elizabeth Swan from the 1st Pirates movie today but everyone keeps asking if I'm Marie Antoinnette...grrr.

Angry Pregnant Lawyer said...

Can you really quickly tell me whether I should see Marie Antoinette? It's showing Thursday at a Mommy & Me morning show about 30 minutes away. Wondering if it's worth the hassle of going with the new kid...

Neel Mehta said...

APL: I do not believe that Marie Antoinette is worth your time. While Kirsten Dunst isn't as bad as I thought she would be, and Sofia Coppola is surprisingly good at capturing an overall mood, the sparseness of the script is a real drag, and (SPOILER) we don't get the benefit of watching Kirsten get beheaded, which was one of my motivations going in.

New Guy should have no problem falling asleep, though.

Angry Pregnant Lawyer said...

Thanks, Neel. I will probably play it by ear, then, rather than planning to go. I really dislike Dunst (as a person--as an actress, I think she's OK), so seeing her beheaded would've been nice... Oh well.

Quinn said...

While I'm usually up for a good historical pic, I couldn't muster much interest in this one.

Pity, 'cause I actually have time to go to the movies these days.