Sunday, January 02, 2005

A quickie review...

I don't normally 'review' the movies I watch. But today I exercised my woman's perogative, and changed my other mind.

I finally got 'round to watching the movie Love Actually.
Call me a silly, sentimental sap (yes, hard as it is to believe, even I have my moments), but I Actually Love it.

Here are a few of the things I took away from the movie:

Some really great quotes. "C'mon. Let's go get the shit kicked out of us by love."

I never realized the intricacies involved in setting up a scene for a porno.

I am still madly in love with Alan Rickman and his beautiful, thick-as-honey voice.

I wouldn't half-mind seeing Hugh Grant as Prime Minister.

If I were a lesbian, I'd do Laura Linney. And probably Emma Thompson as well.

The guy who played Karl(Carl?) was smokin'.

The kid who played Liam Neeson's son was actually an elf. Or perhaps a hobbit in disguise.

It must really suck to be in love with your best friend's spouse.

It pays to learn a foreign language.

Not all Brits have bad teeth. But it's close.

This is now in my top 5 favorite sappy romantic movies, second only to Sense & Sensibility. (Coincidence that many of the stars are the same?)

I think I'm a closet Anglophile.

If I put on a British accent, I'd probably get laid a lot more.
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