Instead of a real update today, I’ll summarize a few things that happened to me yesterday. Which, now that I think about it, is a real update.
Yesterday I had a
My eyes are fine; I just have “the
I had to work late to make up for the long doctor visit, plus getting in an extra hour so I could take off early on Friday, so when I got home I was exhausted. I ended up popping DVDs into my DVD player and watching ’em all night.
I finished watching the first five episodes of Tenchi GXP, the new
I then popped in a DVD of Snake and Eagle’s Shadow, one of Jackie Chan’s first starring films. And discovered that I’d been boondoggled. While the packaging suggested that this was Jackie’s film, it’s actually a sequel that contains a few scenes of Jackie Chan fighting from the previous film. No Jackie Chan to be found anywhere in the main film. I was irate.
So I popped in Jackie Chan’s Gorgeous, which immediately soothed my rage. It starts out like a Studio Ghibli film; a young dreamy girl finds a romantic message in a bottle and on impulse follows it to Hong Kong. After discovering that the message was intended for a guy instead of a girl, she rescues a dashing businessman (Chan), and begins to pursue him. It’s a much less zany film than most of Chan’s adventures, partly because his character is suave and sophisticated, so there’s very little bumbling tomfoolery. Also, Chan’s primary antagonist is an incredibly
And that’s all for today. Toodles!