Apr 29

Koala Kid Review – It Ain’t Pretty

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Last week I did a giveaway for a couple of copies of this movie. I hadn’t received my review copy, so I was just giving them away blindly. I have since gotten a hold of a copy and watched it.

I’m sorry.

I really hope your kids are quite young. If they are, then you will probably be okay. Kids that are younger than around 5 or 6 might not understand second-rate animation, how badly the voice actors were cast, and they may just be able to enjoy it for the funny looking animals and the very basic plot. Continue reading

Apr 03

I’m A Little Behind

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I have all of these things to write about, but no time to write them. I guess I need to first tell you that Float Your Fanny is next weekend and we just realized that we need to redesign and rebuild the raft. No big deal, except that Gadget and I only have Friday to do it. I guess we should have looked at the depth of the river before committing to a 600+ pound raft. Oh well, we are going to have one sweet floating island for this summer, and a sleek, shallow water vessel for being river pirates. Those Somalis ain’t got nothing on us.

So far we have received $50 from Gadget and my mom to put towards the raft, but that won’t even cover the cost of building it, let alone the $70 it will cost to enter us all in it. Actually, Mom’s was to sponsor the girl’s Great Strides walk, but we have priorities you know.

This looks pretty good, huh? Too bad we can't use it. :(

This looks pretty good, huh? Too bad we can’t use it. 🙁

I know that you don’t have any money, but I know that you still want to help, so I’ve put in a little button here for you to click on. It will take you to the magical land of Paypalia, where you can send monetary units via your email address or credit cards or something. I actually don’t know where it comes from, but I know that when my wallet is empty I can still buy stuff on ebay. I hope the girls like powdered eggs and milk. Continue reading

Mar 29

Fox Friday – Parental Guidance

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You know what? Fuck you, Fox. Why’d you have to make me get all weepy with this feel-good comedy about grandparents struggling to be a relevant part of their grandkid’s lives? I’m just kidding. I like getting all nostalgic and emotional. It’s cleanses my essence, and we all know how dirty that is.

Put a comment in here and win this movie. Maybe. If you're the only comment you will.

Put a comment on this post and win this movie. Maybe. If you’re the only comment you will.

Now I’m going to do something I’ve never done. I’m going to tell you that this was a very heartwarming flick, and that I really did enjoy watching it. I’m also going to leave it at that and copy some of the press release in here to tell you about the movie, and urge you to watch it. Especially if you are one of my generation. You know, with parents who got pregnant in their early 20’s or late teens, and just raised you as best they could with what they had. No baby monitors, Google, or car seats for that matter. Just instinct, homemade wine, and guts. By guts I mean threatening and sometimes having to follow through when you call their bluff. Continue reading

Mar 27

Fox Friday On A Wednesday – Lego Star Wars – The Empire Strikes Out (and giveaway)

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I was surprised and a little relieved to find two movies from Fox on the doorstep this week. I figured after my review of 30 Nights Of Paranormal Activity With The Devil Inside The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, that they would never let me watch, let alone review another film of theirs. I was wrong. When Crystal said that they wanted honest reviews, I guess she wasn’t lying.

This will go to a random commenter. If nobody comments, then I guess it stays with meeeeee!

This will go to a random commenter. If nobody comments, then I guess it stays with me! Oh, there’s a DVD in there too.

Luckily for me, I don’t need to find out how many pans I’m allowed before I get cut off. Well not yet, anyhow. This little short was gratifying to say the least. I really got a kick out of it and watched it twice, because I wanted to make sure I caught the whole thing. All 22 minutes of it. Continue reading

Jan 11

Fox Friday – 30 Nights Of Paranormal Activity With The Devil Inside The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

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Yep. I watched and reviewed this movie. First, if you haven’t watched the movie, check out the trailer.

It doesn’t look horrible, right? Maybe a bit dumb, but all of those parody movies look foolish to the average person.

I loved all of the [easyazon_link identifier=”B008MXMFVE” locale=”US” nw=”y” nf=”y” tag=”granligh-20″ cart=”n” cloak=”y” localize=”y” popups=”y”]Scary Movies that I have seen, which were 1,2, and 3[/easyazon_link], but I understand that to a lot of people they are asinine and idiotic. Sometimes I just want to veg out and watch some mindless, over the top humour.

Well, mindless and over the top, this might have been. Humourous, not at all. If it wasn’t so filthy, kids might have liked it, because they aren’t evolved enough to see past the failed attempts at potty talk, and brief appearances of celebrity lookalikes. Continue reading