Friday, August 03, 2007

I've never believed in suicide, but... it might cheer me up to watch you do it.



So we saw this trailer in front of The Simpsons last night, and I ask you, is it just me? Am I being overly sensitive, or is this just the most foul trailer ever? It's the end I'm talking about; is this really suitable for general audiences? That's fucking disgusting! Is that really necessary?

At least The Simpsons was great--I enjoyed it a lot, much more than I expected. They aren't kidding with that PG-13, either! (Which I bet you most parents probably didn't even pay attention to). It had several things that surprised me. And I was also really glad we saw it on the big screen; it really was part of the experience in this case (being a TV show and all...)

I just can't stress how shit the trailers were. They're already pumping Christmas movies and they all look exceedingly wretched.

I am curious to see Stardust, though, which comes out next week. I've finally had enough of those trailers pounded into my head to want to see it. It has potential, but I'm afraid for it. It's also going to be hard to watch Claire Danes and take her seriously. What a dingy broad, jeez. All I'll be able to hear is her in my head (as seen on The Daily Show a few weeks ago) going, "So, I went to Cali for my vaca..." Because whole words like vacation are a real bitch. Even Buffy wouldn't have pulled that one.

7 comments:

MacGuffin said...

Anthropomorphic squirrels eating their own fecal matter is TOTALLY adorable. Now, what child couldn't identify with that? Disgusting little creatures, children I mean.

Ellen Aim said...

And I mean, WHY is he shitting? I don't recall Theodore having this problem on the cartoon.

MacGuffin said...

Apparently, you have a memory problem Ellen. You should have that checked out. Seriously, any hope of socializing a sense of decorum in children has died ages ago, at least in the states. Hey, I watched a bit of an interview(s) with J.K. Rowling on Keith Olbermann and was quite impressed. Made me want to actually try the books.

Ellen Aim said...

I'll have to revisit those old turd flinging episodes, I wonder if Netfux has em...

Could you imagine a cartoon not having to resort to crude humor? This may have explained why I was always a big Pink Panther fan.

Can you believe we don't get MSNBC? No KO for me. But yes, yes, read them! Sooooooooooo much more enjoyable than the movies!!

Veloute said...

Can't these chipmunks die?

If the previews were all like that, I fear for the future. That was just inappropriate and not funny. Yeah, and GROSS! Xp

CinemaslaveJoe said...

I had the very same reaction to this trailer, which I also saw in front of The Simpsons. And to think, I once considered myself a Jason Lee fan. I wonder if these big movie paychecks can buy him a new soul.

-CSJ

Ellen Aim said...

Vel: I know! wtf? Somehow lower than the usual, in my opinion.

CSJ: Thank god, it's not just me. I'd probably be just as big a whore, but I'd like to think not.