Dean Rivers (dean_r) wrote,
Dean Rivers
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I sense a problem.

Another film watched, another mild headache developed whilst watching it. I shall have to remember to take aspirin with me when I go to watch a film, if this trend continues. The film - Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind - was entertaining. The majority of the company I was with found it a bit bland at times, and really didn't like the beginning of it - but that part drew me in. I don't see films as a form of escapism; I enjoy it when characters are believably human. I know that's not why some people want to see films, and for those, this film will irk them.

One thing I adore watching is when a comedian plays a straight role, while 'insanity' happens around them. Carrey in The Truman Show was wonderful, and he played this role in Eternal Sunshine just as well. Bill Murray in Lost in Adaptation was well-perfomed too. It's just something about that style that amazes me. At least one of the group who watched it with me agreed on this, heh. A fair few people also walked out of the film, but then the tickets were free and if they expected Jim Carrey to be Mr. Funnyman, I know why they might. The types that left were rather chav-like, to whom this film would have whooshed well over their baseball caps and gold chains. As for me, I'll buy this film when it comes out on DVD. I found it thought-provoking, hence why I left writing about this until the morning. I wanted to think more about the film; I'd have spoilt this film for others if I'd written about this last night.

I've begun to get to grips with my phone, though I am sensing it is going to be used primarily for texting given what's happened so far. That's fine, I suppose.

I downloaded the Mojib Ribbon soundtrack after synnah directed me towards it - thanks for that, chap! I'm going to have a listen to that tonight, whilst sorting out the mp3s I've got. It's going to be a nice quiet day, because the weather outside looks awful. I'd planned to go to London to take a t-shirt back, for Jess' benefit. No luck today with this weather. Ah well.

I also need to call Shaz. I've been selfish in my time and not really talked to her recently. That's not right of me, though I assumed she's been busy with her work and all. I need to think more about these things.
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