Freddie Prinz, Jr in a Wig

Yes, I have decided that Freddie Prinz, Jr is hot — mainly because of his wig in the new Scoopy Doo movie. Not sure if I spelled that right and I am also not sure that maybe he just dyed his hair, but I would bet it is a wig.

No real news to report. Saw “Dogville” which I really loved from a technical and film making perspective, but found the film’s message rather disturbing. I saw the film with my brother and we each walked away with different views — which led us into a very interesting discussion on how we communicate with each other.

Anyway, I felt that “Dogville” had the very clear message that the world would be a better place if the USA were to just be destroyed off the planet. That we are an arrogant country that enslaves itself and inflicts pain/injustice on others.

Now, I do not consider myself to be patriotic — especially right now. I DO NOT SUPPORT THE WAR WITH IRAQ and I happen to think President Bush is an idiot —- but I am not anti-American. This is my country and I do not see it as any more evil than any other world power. I do not think I would rather live in any other country.

I think our government has made some tragically mis-guided decisions which are causing the loss of many lives. My hope it that we can get the Bush administration out and replace with a more logic-based leadership. I am uncomfortable with the film because of this harsh message that it implies. However, Roy saw it more as a statement about the American myth of benevolence of our country. Anyway, it is best that I avoid making political statements on my blog because I don’t want this to be a political site or to get anyone reading it all upset with me for my views — but I guess in the end I see “Dogville” as an exceptional crafted film, but the most anti-American film I have ever seen and I am uncomfortable with the fact that I gave my money to support it. Does this make me as looney as some of those annoying Republicans I see on TV???? I hope not. In my discussion of the film with Roy I commented that while I think “Triumph of the Will” is an expertly crafted piece of art —– I am at odds with watching it because of its hidden agenda.

Anyway, saw a great French film called “Porno Theatre” — really interesting, but probably not for everyone.

Karl and I left Dusty alone for a few hours today and saw “Lady Killers” which was really funny. I enjoyed it.

And now I am listening to Ricky Martin croon Spanish love songs and I think I might just kick back on the sofa and watch a DVD or maybe just continue listening to the pretty music. I also just realized that the above post probably would have made more sense on my movie review blog! Ugh! I’ve got to get my stuff together and post to that.


April 11, 2004. Uncategorized.

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