Wednesday, November 27, 2013

There's the episode of AoS that we've been waiting for

This week's episode, Repairs, was easily the best of the season. It just goes to show what they can do when they're hitting on all cylinders with the production. Of course the season finale is in two weeks, so it's like damn, just when it starts getting good.

This week's show seemed initially to be about a young gal who developed telekinetic powers after an accident (a typical formula from the comics), except that it wasn't that simple. My initial thought was that she would turn out to be a conduit or magnifier for other's bad feelings or emotions. But instead there was a man who was trapped between dimensions from the accident who was actually trying to protect the young woman, but instead causing more harm than help.

That, in and of itself, was a nice thematic touch. They also had to bring in religion, as in the woman felt God had abandoned her or was punishing her, etc. I'm perhaps a bit hyper-critical of these themes because of my conservative politics and the never-ending bludgeoning we (conservatives, believers) take from the liberal media and entertainment complex.

I thought they missed just a bit on that part of the show. Too often liberals misinterpret belief and theology and the consequences in the lives of those who believe and practice. The girl's feelings and the resolution with her infatuated erstwhile protector felt a bit off to me, but not so much as to take away from the entire episode.

On the plus side, we learned that Agents May and Ward are having regular sex, so much so that they have to plan their arrivals/departures to avoid suspicion.  heh

And despite their closeness, Ward doesn't know the particulars of why May is called The Cavalry. But of course, Coulson does, and shares enough of the details with Skye to get her, and perhaps the audience, to see May in a different light.

A bit more fx in this episode, the acting and action seemed more solid, and the overall feeling was fairly poignant. Like I said, definitely the best episode so far. Worth watching on dvr before I passed out from another exhausting day at work.

And here's a few more pics of newby cutie Chloe Bennett, one from the Thor 2 premiere and the other from her post-coital lingerie scene earlier in the year:

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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Sydney Leathers' got that shovel...keeps digging

Just when you think Sydney Leathers can't sink any lower -- from porn shoots/videos to stripping . . . she manages to find another level.

Rumor has it that the toothy, tattooed Ms. Leathers is going in for a labiaplasty (don't know if I spelled that right, and I'm throwing up in my mouth a little right now, so...) and has plans to auction off her . . . uhhhh . . . trimmings.

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Story says that she's planning on encasing them in lucite or something then auction them off to whoever is so f*cking desperate to own something like that. I'm looking at you Anthony Weiner.

I don't know what's worse -- that this is a hoax and someone was sick enough to think it up or that she might actually be doing it.

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Monday, November 25, 2013

The most unflattering pic of Kate Upton you'll see today

Just goes to show you that when mom nagged at you to stand up straight she knew what she was talking about:

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And a reminder about picking your plastic surgeon with due diligence -- Tara Reid:

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'Cause Tara used to look like this, remember?

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:-(

How 'bout them Bucs?

Yesterday's 24-21 victory over the Lions was the Buccaneer's third straight win putting the team at 3-8 for the season.

It's important to remember that these guys lost four games in the final minute during their awful stretch to start the season. They could easily be 7-4 right now. Local sportswriters such as Tom Jones and Gary Shelton of the Tampa Bay Times have savaged their home team, going as far as mocking the looks of quarterback Mike Glennon. Pathetic. I wonder if they would engage in that type of shameless, shoddy journalism if Glennon was a minority?

Coach Schiano has done a remarkable job holding the team together through quite a bit of adversity -- from MRSA to Josh Freeman to injuries, and now the team seems to be getting some breaks their way.

I doubt they'll run the table from here on out, but wouldn't it be funny to see them finish the season at 8-8?

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Daily Duffster

Hilary Duff took her sexy profile out a visitin' recently:

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Soft fuzzy top, check. Skin tight distressed jeans, check. Rubber boots, uncheck! Deselect! Oh, I've got it -- reboot! Hahahahahahaha . . .
sorry

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And goodness, me oh my, is she poured into those jeans! Wow!

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Natalie Gulbis is hanging in there

Natalie Gulbis rallied from seven shots down at the start of the third round of the CME Group Titleholders LPGA event in Naples Saturday to tie for the lead at 11 under.

Gulbis hasn't won an event in six years and has spent most of this season battling malaria, of all things. Local cutie Brittany Lincicome is well off the pace at 4 over, and my other fave Morgan Pressel is at 3 under.

A victory for Gulbis after all she's been through this year would be a nice thing for her. And she looks pretty good in body paint too. Which is nice for us fans:

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Update:
Natalie blew up in the final round, shooting an 82 to finish tied for 29th at 1 under. Morgan Pressel finished tied for 16th at 5 under and Brittany Lincicome finished tied for 51st at 6 over.

Not exactly a movie review...

... more like an observation, or perhaps a musing.

So, I'm home sick from work the other day, and while trolling the endless movie channels looking for something interesting to watch (all these channels and it's always the same movies on, what's up with that?), I see John Carpenter's The Ward in the listings. Now Carpenter is one of my favorite horror directors. I have my essential John Carpenter collection in my dvd's -- his remake of The Thing, Big Trouble in Little China (not exactly horror, but a great flick), the very underrated In the Mouth of Madness and my all-time favorite Prince of Darkness. So I'm thinking I've found a new gem here and settle in to watch.


First thing I notice about this 2010 release is that Carpenter didn't write this movie as he usually does. Also, he didn't do the music, which again, he usually does. He's only the director. No biggie, I figure.

So the movie is set in the mid-sixties, a girl, played by Amber Heard, burns down a house and is sent to a local asylum because . . . it's a movie, yo.

Now I kind of like Heard, she's attractive and seems a pretty decent actress. I first saw her in the execrable Drive Angry and thought there was something there. I've read she wants to do the superhero/kick-ass kind of parts and seems to have the vibe for it. But anyway . . .

Once in the nut house, the other girls in her lock down wing get killed off one by one, in generic gruesomeness, by the fairly typical mishappened/scarred spooky girl. The hospital's staff refuses to believe Kristen (Heard's character) about the killings, multiple failed escapes ensue, the usual stuff.

Finally get to the pay off for the flick, and I'm thinking Hold the phone! I've seen this before! Not this exact movie, of course. But:


Yep. Back in 2003, this underrated movie starring John Cusack and Ray Liotta came out. And "The Ward" is the same movie. Almost exactly. Missing only one concurrent running back story from "Identity." So what's up here? Surely, If I'm aware of what's going on here, someone as tuned into the genre as Carpenter must have realized the stunning similarities in this new project to a movie that came out only seven years earlier.

Is Carpenter that desperate for work? Run out of original ideas maybe? I don't know. Often times remakes are done because writers or directors think they have a new or better take on a theme. That certainly wasn't the case here, Identity is a much better movie in every aspect. It won't put me off Carpenter as a director/creator, but it sure was a bummer to get that let down at the end of the movie.



I usually try to put a gallery of related hotness with my movie reviews. And this isn't exactly a review, but I've got some images of Amber Heard lying around, so there ya go:

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