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Feb. 7th, 2005

Once again, I successfully avoided the Superbowl this year. Instead I went to see Hotel Rwanda. Wow, that is a harrowing movie, but really, really good. Everyone should see it.

Then we went out to dinner, which is always fun on Superbowl Sunday. It makes me feel like a Jew on Christmas Day. Afterwards, we came home and watched an hour of Puppy Bowl on Animal Planet with the munchkin. Seriously, I could watch puppies frolicking all freaking day long. It was mesmerizing.

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austin360
Feb. 7th, 2005 05:14 pm (UTC)
Dude, Puppy Bowl ROCKED. These completely adorable puppies jumping around for a little ball? Rolling all over themselves and each other? So cute.

::wants a dog a lot::
hannasus
Feb. 7th, 2005 05:31 pm (UTC)
::wants a dog a lot::

You can have one of mine. In fact, you can have both of mine. Please, take them.
austin360
Feb. 7th, 2005 05:54 pm (UTC)
What happened? I thought both Rosie and Ginger had calmed down a lot after doggie obedience school.
hannasus
Feb. 7th, 2005 05:56 pm (UTC)
Oh, they did, but they still annoy me.
mcsister
Feb. 7th, 2005 07:02 pm (UTC)
I watched Puppy Bowl for awhile, too! So adorable. I need a puppy. ::sigh:: Someday.
kinderny
Feb. 7th, 2005 08:13 pm (UTC)
I too avoided all contact with the Superbowl. Go me.
On Friday I had a chance to go to the movies and I picked Finding Neverland. I almost picked Hotel Rwanda, but I was afraid it would be too sad/gruesome. How graphic was it? Is it uplifting at the end in any way?
hannasus
Feb. 7th, 2005 08:40 pm (UTC)
It wasn't nearly as graphic as I was expecting, actually. Considering the subject matter, I thought they were fairly restrained in terms of the gore. It was very emotional, but it didn't leave me scarred like some films--something like Secret Window, for example, which was just about ugliness and left me with a bad taste in my mouth. Ultimately Hotel Rwanda is the story of love and bravery triumphing in the face of terrible events, so it's not completely bleak. You know, for a movie about genocide. :)
kinderny
Feb. 8th, 2005 01:42 pm (UTC)
"You know, for a movie about genocide."

Exactly. I dunno if I will be able to bring myself to watch this. I have never seen Philadelphia either, and many people rave about it.
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