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I Guess I Have To See Nacho Libre Now...

Two days ago now I think it was, I borrowed The Good Girl from my branch library as I seem to doing a lot of recently. As people who read my blog know, I was hesitant to see it as Friends with Money was frankly hit or miss. I'm glad I did however because this movie rocked. This may be the first "art" film I may add to my DVD collection. (Then again, I don't own Bubba Ho-Tep which was also a really enjoyable film so we'll see...Um, I am definitely not suggesting that was an art film...) Jennifer Aniston is actually a pretty good actress who doesn't get enough credit. I can see why she was cast in that Friends with Money role although she doesn't pull it off as well there.

Three more things make it worth watching: First, Zooey Deschannel is in this. Her role here reminds me of her role in Failure to Launch although the only real similarity is she's hilarious in both movies. Second, John C. Reilly is also hilarious as Justine's stoner husband. They make a pretty convincing couple which I'm sure had to do with his acting as much as hers. Thirdly, the movie was written by Mike White who later wrote School of Rock and the new Nacho Libre. As you know, I love, and own, the former and have wanted to see the later simply because of that. White's character here of Bible-thumping security guard Corny is very amusing as well.

I have good news. No, I didn't save money on my car insurance since why the hell would I need that anyway but I did receive my first real assurance that I would be paid for that the MAY photocopying job by early next week. The woman at my agency felt so bad that it happened to me again she said, and I'm quoting here, "take care of me." Assuming she didn't really mean "kill me" and she's even half as attractive as the two women in the office that I've met in person, I would definitely let her...

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Anonymous said…
I love that movie!! But, you forgot to mention the oh so lovely.....Jake Gyllenhaal. Then again you would not be thinking in the same frame of mind as me ;) I will have to send you Bubba Ho Tep to ensure I don't have to watch it too many more times before I die!

~your cousin
Likestrek said…
Your husband forces you to watch it on a regular basis? Why am I not surprised?

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