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Saturday night, we went to see The DaVinci Code. I liked it. One: the book is a work of fiction so everything in it isn't necessarily true anyway so the Catholic Church should just shut the hell up. It is true that they also don't acknowledge Jesus had a brother, an early leader in the Christian Church, which has been recently proven, because it destroys their belief Mary never had sex. Ever. Could have Jesus gotten some with Mary Magdalene and knocked her up? Why not? I mean there are several places in the Bible where he acted like a normal human...

As to the movie itself, acting by the supporting players impressed me more than the main actors. Sir Ian McKellan rocked as did token French actor Jean Reno. (If a movie needs a French actor, there he is.) Paul Bettany did a remarkable job as Silas considering what a wiseass he is in real life.

Tom Hanks was fine and it was good to get the old Tom back after such films as Road to Perdition, which was a good film but you know what I mean...My big problem with him here was he never proved to me why he in particular was needed for this role. Langdon is described as Harrison Ford in the book and the movie reminded me a lot of National Treasure, with a religious connotation, so they could have cast Nicolas Cage as well and it would have been the same movie.

The other thing I wanted to discuss was that I've been reminded of my geekiness lately and how it may hurt my chances of finding love. Recently, I realized I can't change this about me nor do I want to. Does this mean I have to settle for celibacy or getting involved with women I may or may not find attractive? Society suggests so but, at the moment I still have hope.

Comments

JRRyan said…
Geekiness will not hamper you in matters of love as long as you're not defined by your geekiness. If all you do is think, act, and talk about geeky things you're totally boring to most people and not skilled socially. (I know it's probably not you, hakuna matata) But if you're fun-loving and good at talking about a variety of topics, then surely your passion and knowledge of things geeky can only be endearing and helpful when it does come up.

I'm Diet Geek, but my bf is Hardcore Geek so I do get really embarrassed not when he's overtly geeky, but when he is overtly geeky at the wrong times to the wrong ppl. It's not a matter of being geeky, I'd be pissed if he were talking about sports. It's him not knowing his audience.
Likestrek said…
Well, I have met a few people that are way more geeky than me. I do not have every episode of every '80's tv show commmited to memory nor am I obsessed with video games or anime. And yes, I am able to converse about current events (though nowadays who can do that?), sports or religion as well as pop culture. I guess I just needed someone to notice...

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