Movie of the Day – Meatballs

I fucking love Bill Murray.  That’s all I got for the opening of this post and frankly it is all I need to open this post.  Bill Murray is the man, everything he does is amazing, except for like Garfield and Osmosis Jones, but all if forgiven for his body of work.  It’s also like 100 degrees outside, Fahrenheit not Celsius or Kelvin, so Meatballs seems like a proper choice for today with it’s theme summer camp shenanigans and wholesome, raunchy 70s humor.  Also Bill Murray is in this movie as he is the shit, as I stated earlier.

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Movie of the Day – Thank You For Smoking

You know, those Truth commercials about smoking are really annoying.  I can’t stand watching when those commercials come on TV because of the hammering of the message that they convey.  Yes smoking is bad for you.  Yes big tobacco might be evil and don’t care about their customers.  I think the most honest representation about the Tobacco Industry comes from “Thank You For Smoking” which is a satirical look at smoking lobbyists and big tobacco.  I have a rather biased opinion of the movie since I read the Christopher Buckley book, which the movie is based on.  This isn’t a biting look at the lobbyists and the state of big tobacco, but presents the reader and viewer of the movie with two sides of the coin.

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