Wife (watching “Fifty Shades of Grey” trailer after reading humorous Dave Barry article about it): “This looks terrible.”
Me: “Let me see.”
(takes laptop to watch trailer)
Me: “Yeah, it does look terrible.”
(stops video, surreptitiously starts “American Psycho” trailer instead)
Me: “Here, you can have it back.”
(returns laptop to wife with “American Psycho” trailer playing)
Wife (puzzled): “Wait, is this the same movie?”
Me: “More or less.”
So a month or so ago, we saw “Lucy“, an action film in which the titular character, played by Scarlett Johansson, accidentally receives an overdose of a new illegal psychotropic drug, develops superpowers, and kicks epic amount of gangster ass. Or so it would seem from the trailer, would it not?
I went in expecting something along the lines of “The Matrix: Black Widow”, but as it turns out, the trailer pretty much showcases every action scene in the entire movie. Is that bad? Let’s ask my wife.
Not to worry, everyone. I got my proofs back from the person who borrowed them, and they’re now on the shelf along with my other books and various sundries.*
From the “Just Too Late To Make It Into The Tuesday Post” Department:
I actually do have a final CreateSpace proof of Ravels that I had planned to take a picture of, but I brought both proofs into the studio the other day to show our instructor. A fellow student asked to borrow and read them, so of course I handed them over …