Thursday, September 2, 2010

Please Give

Today was rainy, and at times, just cloudy and gray.  It felt like a perfect day to go to the movies.  And so, I did.

I went to a dollar theater near my house.  I've been before, but I don't think I've ever been in theater number 15.  I'm quite sure I would've remembered the odor.  It smelled like a cross between kitty litter, cat pee, and bad body odor. 
my friend's cute cat that does not smell like kitty litter, cat pee, or body odor!
But I really wanted to see the movie I went in there for:  Please Give.  (As in, Please Give my dollar theater a big can of air freshener.) And so, as disgusting as it sounds, I stayed in that stinky theater and actually enjoyed myself! 

I  loved the movie.  Love pretty much anything Catherine Keener is in.  I appreciate that she chooses indie movies, and I really appreciate that she looks her age!  I know in Hollywood, that's a brave thing.  And actually, I think that our youth-obsessed, age-ist culture bleeds out way, way, way beyond Hollywood.  In fact, my friend and I just made a pact the other day to say NO to botox.  But that is a whole 'nother blog...

So back to the movie...I would've enjoyed it way more in my much nicer smelling home.  It's probably out on DVD, or will be soon.  I do recommend it- It's funny, sad, touching, and thought provoking.

15 comments:

Roberta said...

So funny Kerri...you are very brave, very brave! Have a great holiday weekend, fondly, Roberta

Jadyn said...

You have me intrigued about this movie - if it was worth sticking it out in a stinky theater it must be good! I love the photo of your friends' cat too - really cute!

soraya nulliah said...

Dear Kerri-thanx for stopping by my blog...just for the record though...I have a sweet tooth! Cheesecake, apple pie, shortbread cookies (only Scottish) but I try not to indulge too much. Yeah..no t.v. or movies...complete nerdo:)Glad you enjoyed your movie though:) I do like Indie ones!

Jessie said...

Hi Kerri,
I've never heard of a dollar theatre, sounds too smelly for me though! We get dvds delivered online although I must admit, there's nothing to beat seeing a film on the big screen! xx

shari @ little blue deer said...

I love her, I have never heard of this movie, WILL be checking it out for sure. Living in a smaller city we miss out on some indie releases, sadly enough. Oh, the dollar theatre! Yes, they can stink! And one time, at a sketchy dollar theater in Seekonk, MA, I was outside and this young kid pulled out a watergun and aimed it at me, but it was one of those ones that looks real, like, it was black, and I thought for a split second, "Oh no, I'm going to die outside of the dollar theatre in Seekonk!" LOL! XX!

Valerie said...

Thanks for the recommendation. It's not on DVD yet, but I did save it on Netflix. I miss our dollar theater. It's nice to see a movie on the big screen every once in a while, without having to take out a loan first. (Our AMC theater is up to $11.)

Love Catherine Keener--I'm looking forward to this.

Abby said...

Your friend's cat is so cute! Glad you enjoyed yourself, in spite of the... smells...

jasperandblue said...

I'll heck out the movie, sorry it was stinky but good.
cute cat.

soraya nulliah said...

Sweet Kerri...you have been tagged!! The questions are at the end of my long post. I am so looking forward to reading your answers..whenever you have the time. I will stop by early on next week...I am taking the weekend off computers:)

Style, She Wrote said...

Fun post. I give you credit for staying!! Thanks for the movie recommendation. xo style, she wrote

Suzi @ u2rblessed said...

Never heard of the movie but will have to check it out. I know about cat pee, I have a little one (Maggie) who does not like things (rugs, towels, clothes, etc) on the floor. She loves to let us know when we forget, by peeing on them. Ivan would like her to go to the farm but we have had her for 12 years and she is just helping us keep the house clean.

By the way, your stamps are in the mail, you should have them by Thursday!

jacqueline said...

Such a fun post! I have never heard of the the dollar theatre! This movie sounds interesting and i will have to check it out. :) Have a lovely merry happy weekend and love to yoU!

Robin Norgren said...

ALWAYS so fun to come over and catch up on your blog!

Melissa Sarno said...

My netflix queue could use a revamp and I love Catherine keener too. I have to remember this one. I hope your theater gets some air freshner

Gwynnie B said...

Love anything Catherine Keener is in as well, and especially that's she's a BEAUTIFUL woman! So happy to hear your thoughts on this, as living in California produces a lot of people who are beginning to NOT look like people!! Friends and family included. Sigh.

Enjoyed your post today :)