On Friday Kristen and I decided to treat ourselves to a day of doing absolutely nothing productive. So we spent the day at the movies.
First we caught the film Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan. If you don’t know who Borat is by now you are probably burried under the ice of Antarctica. Sasha Baron Coen (who also plays Ali G in Da Ali G Show) plays a fake Kazakh reporter and travels across the “U.S. and A” interviewing people. The film is painfully hilarious as some everyday heartland Americans make asses of themselves.
After a short break for Vietnamese lunch, we decided on one more movie. This time we went for Casino Royale the latest James Bond flick. Casino Royale was the first James Bond novel written by Ian Fleming. As the series is now rebooting itself, it seemed an appropriate choice. Bond just got promoted to his double-o status. He’s arrogant, and makes mistakes. He gets hurt. The fantasy gadgets are gone and we’re back to probably the closest on-screen depiction of Ian Fleming’s secret agent. I think this one ranks up there with the first 3 Bond films: Dr. No, From Russia With Love and Goldfinger. I’m a huge Sean Connery fan, but I think this was the best one ever! Daniel Craig was awesome in the role.