Tuesday, May 06, 2008

Sexy Iraqi Bacon on Nicole Kidman


First Sunday starring Ice Cube, Katt Williams, Tracy Morgan. Not to be confused with the Friday movies Ice Cube has done. Two losers decide to rob the local church. When they find out the money has already been stolen they decide to find out who stole it.

Romulus, My Father starring Eric Bana, Franka Potente. Father and son immigrants in 1950s Australia soldier on after abandonment by the father's wife.

Charlie Wilson's War starring Tom Hanks. Julia Roberts, Philip Seymour Hoffman. Texas Congressman Charlie Wilson raises money for the Afghan resistance against the Soviets. Crider liked it.

I'm Not There starring Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Richard Gere, Heath Ledger, David Cross, others. Six actors take on six different legends of Bob Dylan's personality.

Golden Compass starring Nicole Kidman, James Bond, armored polar bear. Some kid's book made into a movie. Oh, I'm mistaken, it is "a wondrous parallel world...special girl...fate of the universe...discovers her world is threatened...Nicole Kidman...unlikely allies...embarks...extraordinary quest...courage against all odds."

Alvin and the Chipmunks starring [people with no shame]. Chipmunks sing songs.

Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker starring Obi-Wan Kenobi, Alicia Silverstone, Mickey Rourke. Teen spy.


Sex and Bacon: why I love things that are very, very bad for me by Sarah Katherine Lewis. "Lewis exposes all that is deliciously nasty and delectably uncouth when it comes to her bountiful appetite. Sex and Bacon is about the intersection of food and sex - how food makes you feel, how lust makes you feel, and how similar those two appetites can be."

Moment of Truth in Iraq by Michael Yon. Photojournalist/blogger Yon has probably spent as much time in Iraq as most soldiers. A ground level, infantry eyed look at action in Iraq and the reasons to have faith in the U.S. military and the progress they have made.

Downhill Lie: a hacker's return to a ruinous sport by Carl Hiaasen. Hiaasen starts golfing again and writes a book about it.

Home: a memoir of my early years by Julie Andrews. Autobiography by the actress with lots of photographs.


From Dead to Worse by Charlaine Harris. Another comedic vampire novel.