jamiebowen0306 (jamiebowen0306) wrote,
jamiebowen0306
jamiebowen0306

  • Location:
  • Music:

I went to see "Turista"

I went to see the film Turista (which stars the guy from the Las Vegas James Caan casino TV show) today, and something weird is happening to our local cinemas.

The film was a bit daft (ok, more than a bit). It saw a group of international tourists being kidnapped in Brazil and having wicked things done to them by a Brazilian doctor (as some form of divine retribution for being jackasses in his country).

That's what I don't get about some foreigners. I know I'm foreign, but laughing at local customs (and assuming that the locals actually like me) isn't something that I particularly like in people.

In short, the whole film is a bit daft, I know, but if you like that sort of cheesy stuff, you might like this film.

On the subject of the local cinemas, there were 3 multiplexes here 6 months ago. One of them closed 3 months ago, another has been taken over and is going through a whole bunch of growing pains (it wouldn't surprise me i it closed) and I was told the 3rd was going to close to be given an overhaul in the new year.

I guess I could go into Downtown to see a film, but if you thought suburban cinemas where expensive, you should go to the two in Downtown.
Tags: america, film
Subscribe

  • An interesting comment from a student

    One of the things I've got to teach at the moment is DNA in my Senior Year class, and I had the students brainstorm what they knew about DNA. It was…

  • Shanghai taxi drivers aren't good either

    I complained a while ago about Ningbo taxi drivers, saying they didn't know their ar** from a hole in the wall when it comes to finding where I live.…

  • I hate.....

    working in the run up to Christmas. I know everyone outside teaching does it, that I'm still getting a day either side off, and that I'll get a good…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments