Sunday, June 01, 2008

Movie mayhem

So Friday ended up being fun as hell. There may or may not have been the following involved: numerous bottles of wine, crashing a premiere party, drinking in the movie theater parking lot, and sneaking a bottle of wine into the movie theater. Okay, it was all involved. Happy now?

The movie was fantastic - if you were a Sex and the City fan. If you weren't then it probably would suck. I mean seriously people, it's not going to win any Oscars but it is definitely escapism and a love letter to all the fans that watched the series for all of those years.

The funniest part of the evening was when we got to the movie theater and they had police there for crowd control. I mean seriously - what kind of mayhem were they expecting from a bunch of white 30-something moms that drive minivans, a bunch of gay men, and the four token hetero guys who were there solely for the fact they were dragged there and therefore would probably score a piece that night? I'm kind of surprised they didn't call out the SWAT team, but whatever.

On Saturday, feeling a little worse for wear, we took off to a local ballpark for Monkey Man's umpteenth game of the season. The boys did pretty well for the first two innings and then slowly imploded. It's been a little frustrating because the coach, who has an older son whose team he also coaches, hasn't made the kids practice in two months so basically they're just playing games and sucking big time. He has them practice hitting and catching but never told them some of the key principles of the game like, oh, you have to STAND ON THE BASE or your ass will get tagged out. I think we're going to start going to practicing next week, because this week we have a makeup game on Thursday and he didn't want to push the kids too much. Whatever, dude.

It was hot as hell and dusty too. The wind was whipping that red dirt all over the place and I swear I had grit in my teeth. It was nas-ty.

We came home, did some stuff in the yard, I ran, and then we all got cleaned up and decided to go see Ironman.

If you are like me and don't give a rat's behind about comic books, you'll still like the movie. I'm not a huge Robert Downey, Jr. fan and I found him extremely good in the movie, the plot was good, and we all really enjoyed it. And I just found out that it's going to be a trilogy, God help me, so I guess we will be watching the sequels if they don't suck too badly.

Anyhow, today we had team pictures, made a Costco run, and have been generally laying low. I'm tired. And I have like a hundred loads of laundry to do. And Joey is headed out of town Thursday for his Manstravaganza. And we have two baseball games this week and hopefully can squeeze in our first trip to the pool for the year. It's gonna be a busy week.


joansy said...

I can't wait to see Sex in the City! It would be so perfect with Cosmos.

Good luck with the rest of the week. Billy just finished emptying and deep cleaning our pool. I'm hoping that if he fills it tomorrow it will be warm by the weekend. I'm ready.

g-man said...

LOL- I took my son B to see Ironman Sat. night, but it was sold out so we saw Indy instead. He commented on dudes in the line for Sex in the city and I had to bite my ton about that they were just in the line for sex. :) We had a discussion that they were just there because their girlfriends (wives and whatever else) wanted to see it.

I still want to see Ironman. H said she'd go with me to see Indy, but since I already saw it we could so see Sex in the city. I looked at my son and said "but I'm going to say 'No.'" He laughed.