April 19th, 2009

typing monkey

Crank: High Voltage

In an effort to escape my despair, I decided to steal jetgrrl01's movie watching idea. So I got a haircut and zipped over to the local megaplex to check out Crank: High Voltage.

If you've watched the commercials you pretty much have an idea what you're in for. If you enjoyed the first one, you're in for a treat because it's actually a little bit better. The visuals are alternately hilarious and gross and the violence is ridiculously over the top, but it's done in just the right way. It's almost like watching a live action loony toons cartoon. This movie could have turned out very badly, but I was impressed that they actually came up with a movie that kept the same goofy concept and actually cranked it up a notch without becoming totally absurd.

So, yeah, good movie, I enjoyed it. It's not for everyone, but it's very fun if it is.
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Today wasn't all bad...

Sunrise @ Buckroe Beach
Originally uploaded by dragonvpm
Tonight was rough, but this morning I did manage to drag myself out of bed. I had been meaning to do this for a while now, but I kept not getting around to it. Today felt like a good day to focus on new beginnings in my life. Nina Simone definitely had it right:

Birds flying high you know how I feel
Sun in the sky you know how I feel
Reeds driftin on by you know how I feel

Its a new dawn
Its a new day
Its a new life
For me...

There's more to the song, but I'm still working on that part. This was a good start though. A long walk at the beach and the area around it, time to think and reflect on life, and a chance for some good shots of a great sunrise.

It was a new day, a new week, and... though it pains me to admit it, it's time to start over. Hopefully the next person I give my heart to will be more deserving and take better care of it. Oh well... time to move on and let go of some dreams, some people... and their empty promises and hollow words.