I've taken on a new challenge. We have 900+ movies that can be watched for free at the apartment complex where I live. In a quest to discern just what it means to "have fun," I have decided to watch each and every one of them, starting at the beginning.
It has been a most unique and surprising adventure. I'm coming out of the numbered section now, and just finished watching "28 Days Later." Hubby loves this movie, and I find myself just deeply disturbed by it. I'm sure it's his fascination with human nature that draws him to the movie and it's my disgust with people's thrills to kill that repulses me from it, but I watched it anyhow. The most redeeming quality about this film is that it was shot in England.
The most surprising thing I have learned so far in my adventure is that movies I would never have picked up off the shelf actually turned out to be good.
8 Seconds (a bull-riding cowboy movie with a super sad ending)
Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein (a B&W movie that makes me wonder if it was the inspiration for RHPS with a fascinating insight into the 1940's.)
10,000 BC (What a movie! I would never have touched this with a 10-ft pole, but it was FABULOUS!)
2 Fast 2 Furious (I hated "The Fast and the Furious" so I thought I'd hate this one too, but it turned out to be the only one of the series i liked!)
To Kill a Mockingbird (Okay, so I had seen this before, as well as having read the book, but something made me want to see it again, and I was amazed that this time watching through it I actually gained an understanding of Mayella's motivation for turning on Tom Robinson)
I've been instructed by someone I respect very much to "learn how to have fun." It seemed like an easy enough process until I actually tried to do it. It was then that I learned just how stuffy I really am.
The quest continues. I actually danced in an empty clubhouse yesterday. *GASP*