Find out how many of the IMDB top 250 you’ve seen, and what you’ve got left to watch. Only 198 to go for me. I need to stop in more. If you search for the user heaneph you can see what I have and haven’t watched (I think so anyway).
I went to Egypt a few weeks ago (it seems like a lifetime) with the wife. We booked all inclusive, and then we made the mistake of reading the reviews. They showed us that we’d either be staying at a perfectly respectable hotel, or staying at the biggest hell hole this side of South Sinai. In fact, the reviews didn’t vary across the board as you might expect. They seemed to swing...
The Faster and the Furious-er
I just watched Fast and Furious, the official follow up to 2001’s The Fast and the Furious. While the first film was a surprise hit, the second one made NO SENSE AT ALL and was a horrendous mish-mash of CGI and implausible set pieces. The original premise of road racing was almost completely ignored, leading to the film not really having a purpose. Included in the impossible stunts are...
Guitar Hero 5
Of course, in the end, it was a toss up between GH 5 and Beatles Rock Band. I kind of knew that Mike would want to ‘be’ Ringo, so decided that I would rather ‘be’ Jon Bon fucking Jovi. I was not to be disappointed. GH5 is massive. OK, so you’ll only actually like maybe 20 of the 85 songs, but while they last those 20 are stunningly executed, giving the feeling of a...
A Leader of 'Men'
When I was just a little boy, I was named captain of my school ‘house’. All the kids in the school were divided into four houses; Clitheroe, Hilda, Postgate and Vincent. Once you reached 4th year (in old money) the best boy and girl, or most gullible, were named ‘House Captains’. I was somewhat surprised to be named captain of Clitheroe, but then realised it was a...
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