Sunday, August 14, 2011

Flipped and The Adjustment Bureau...and stuff


So tonight wasn't really an exciting night. I played Call of Duty: Black Ops with a friend from my former town for a few hours. It was tons of fun quite nostalgic because we used to do it a lot. Hopefully we will do it tomorrow night as well with some more of our friends.


After playing Call of Duty I finished watching The Adjustment Bureau. Hmmm my thoughts on the movie. I really enjoyed it Matt Damon and his co-star Emily Blunt had great chemistry in my opinion. Well I'm getting ahead of myself a bit let's backtrack a bit. Pretty much this movie details "The affair between a politician and a ballerina is affected by mysterious forces keeping the lovers apart." (taken from IMBD) 


So I won't really go into too much detailing or really even do a review on this movie. I wouldn't consider myself that much of a movie afficianado. However I do recommend it to anyone because I thoroughly enjoy it. If you want to read a more in-depth review i'll direct you to the RottenTomatoes page about it: http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/adjustment_bureau/


Onto the next one.... Flipped. I've actually been meaning to watch this movie for a long time. It wasn't until today a friend of mine watched it and told me how great it was so I decided to give it a shot.


"Two eighth graders start to have feelings for each other despite being total opposites. Based on the novel "Flipped" by Wendelin Van Draanen." (Taken from IMBD)


I really really liked this movie. I don't know why but there was just something about it that I felt I could connect to in a way it was a strange feeling. But regardless of how I personally felt this movie didn't receive just great ratings. It received a 57% from RottenTomatoes which is a failing grade but sometimes you just have to watch the movie for yourself to understand. 


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Onto more personal news. School starts for me in 8 days. This could not be any sooner as I've been dying with boredom ever since moving here. As I said in one of my previous posts I'm excited to start. I just want to get my next two years of High School over with so I can finally go to college. 


I've been thinking about it a lot lately and going to a college in Southern California would be amazing. UCLA or UC Berkeley or even Stanford would be sooooo sick but I guess I shouldn't be thinking about it too much considering all the time I have until then.


Lastly a few people commented I should make a post about the legalization of marijuana cause they said they'd be interested. I will be thinking about whether or not to do it and I'll get back to you guys. :) Till then, goodnight. 

23 comments:

  1. COD rulez ! :D
    btw you made a great reviews of these 2 films, congratz!

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  2. Matt damon got a good chemistry with anyone.

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  3. Man i love college ahh the independence

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  4. I know! I can't wait especially in SoCal where the whether is great :) Hope I get in!

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  5. Man you're a good writer, interesting story.

    Keep it up ;)

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  6. Not looking forward to when classes start for me. :\

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  7. looking forward to the "adjustment bureau"

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  8. I loved the Adjustment bureau. Even though it was rather typical for a god/angel movie.

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  9. Yeah that's true...like the generic same 'ol same 'ol

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  10. You being nostalgic over Call of Duty makes me feel old. I remember playing Golden Eye when it first came out.
    +followed

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  11. CoD = best fps,yeah! Alko, good reviews mate.

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  12. Cod is an awesome fps, but ill always remain nostalgic over games such as, sonic adventure, Zelda, bubble booble, etc

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  13. Wow, school starts early in the states. Summer hasn't even started here, doubt it will...

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  14. I haven't heard of Flipped, I should watch it it sounds good! Thanks for the review, I'm also watching the Adjustment bureau tonight! :)

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  15. Sounds like a great watch, I'll add it to the list mate. Also I'd be curious to see, as a budding historian, what your thoughts are on the marijuana legalisation issue. Cheers mate!

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  16. Well very briefly not to go into too much detail I'd say as with almost every topic there are positive and negative sides to it. However on the subject of Marijuana legalization...hell not even just marijuana but the legalization of the hemp plant itself, the pros VASTLY outweigh the cons. Just look at history and you'll see that the hemp plant has been in use for thousands and thousands of years with really no issues surrounding it. It really just makes no sense to me that people high up in governments don't see that.

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  17. I have never seen the Adjustment Bureau or Flipped but I might check them out. I look forward to your blog post about the legalization of marijuana.

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  18. Yeah, this was a really good story.

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  19. i still gotta watch that movie; Adjustment bureau, been hearing good things from it

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  20. Nice post, me too I haven't seen the movie yet but I'm planning on it.

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