Farty's Fortunes

Sunday, 23 November 2008

Moving Pictures

So last night I was banished from Farty Towers for the evening, as Mrs F had a medium coming over to fleece her and her girlfriends hold a séance. Not the world's best psychic, I must point out, as she was due to bring her weegie board last weekend but had to cancel at the last minute due to unforeseen circumstances. Way to go, Derek Acorah! I think the reason I was expelled had something to due with malign influences aka uncontrollable laughter, which can understandably be a bit of a distraction when you're trying to summon the devil. Or whatever.

So I went to the cinema. The first one I visited had naff all on that I even remotely wanted to see, so I stormed out in a huff and went to the Odeon. While I was in the lobby deciding what to watch, my attention was caught by a poster for the upcoming Keanu Reeves remake of The Day The Earth Stood Still. I won't spoil it for you, in case you haven't seen the original 500 times already, but I'm pretty sure the Earth doesn't literally stand still, cos that would make everything fly off into space which would be expensive to shoot. And a bit sad.

Anyway, with both John Cleese and Kathy Bates in the cast, this film can't help but be totally awesome. Or crud, I can't decide. It depends which of them plays Gort the giant killer robot. I suppose Bates is a bit on the chubby side for the part, but then I saw Cleese in a wheelchair last week at Prince Jugears' birthday bash, so that kind of rules him out too. Although he may have been hamming it up. Hmmm.

I hope it is Cleese; I'd love to see him do his silly giant killer robot walk while shooting laser beams out of his eyes because that would, I think you'll agree, be totally awesome 1.

Then I watched Avi And Britt Make A Porno, which was kind of weird, but very, very funny. Go see it.

Avi & Britt Make A Porno

1 Sorry for overusing the word "awesome" in this post, but if you'd ever had kittens pee in your suitcase, you'd understand 2.

2 And if you still don't understand, you need to get out more.


Miss Britt said...

hahhahahaha - definitely OK.

And hysterical.

Mr Farty said...

Miss Britt - Thanks for your kind words.

AtomicLaura said...

HG Wells wrote a short story about the Earth standing still and everything flying off... loss of gravity is known to prevent kittens from doing that.

Mr Farty said...

Laura - Who knew there were so many scientitians on the intertubes? Thanks for sharing that.

http://reluctantmemsahib.wordpress.com said...

''unforseen circumstances''. perfect. simply perfect.

Mr Farty said...

Memsahib - Did I mention I'm a medium? At least that's what it says in my underpants...