Wreck-It Ralph

Okay, now that was just a fun movie.  Sometimes, when you have what’s ostensibly a kid’s movie, you get what basically amounts to a pile of juvenile humor. Granted, Wreck-It Ralph had a few such moments (duty/doody), but in those cases they came from the adorable little girl, so it just felt much more organic than when you had adult characters doing the same.

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Argo

First, a disclaimer: this isn’t generally the sort of movie that I go for. I’m absolutely fascinated with stories like the one that this is based on, but I tend to avoid reading any more about them than summaries and short articles. For movies and novels, I tend towards fantasy and science fiction, avoiding things that are more realistic.

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Hotel Transylvania

It’s been almost a month, so I figured I should go see another movie. Hotel Transylvania looked cute enough in the trailers, so why not.

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Umm... soup?

Half on a bet, we made two dishes this weekend with only a single difference: the sauce. The original goal was to make Indian and Mexian, but the Kroger where we picked up supplies this time around doesn’t have the same selection of Indian sauces. So instead we went with Chinese. Turns out, that was a really interesting decision… 😄

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Total Recall

Despite coming out only a few years after I was born, I only managed to actually see the original Total Recall film in the last few months. So I didn’t have nearly the nostalgic baggage that a lot of people had coming into it.

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The Dark Knight Rises

This is another movie right up there with the Avengers in terms of anticipation and I have to say that it delivered. There’s just something about super hero movies that’s going particularly well right now. I’m not sure how long this is going to last, but I’m more than happy to ride it while it does.

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Chicken and tomatoes

Today we have one of those simple recipes when you’re short on prep time but still want something delicious.

You’ll need:

  • chicken
  • rice
  • tomatoes
  • herbs and spices (we used basil and oregano)
  • olive oil

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