Ellen (ennienyc) wrote,

Smart viewing

Today at MoMA:

5:00 p.m.
Dottie Gets Spanked. 1994. USA. Todd Haynes. 30 min. Poison. 1991. USA. Todd Haynes. 85 min.

8:00 p.m.
A Time for Drunken Horses. 2000. Iran. Bahman Ghobadi. 80 min. Discussion with Ghobadi.
8:30 p.m.
Going Places. 1974. France. Bertrand Blier. 117 min.

Instead of this high-falutin' fare, I saw "Get Smart" with the last of the AMC coupons (more are on the way).

As a kid, I loved "Get Smart." I haven't watched the TV show recently, so don't know if it aged well. The movie trailer did capture some of that atmosphere. But the movie? I guess I wanted something laugh-a-minute like "Airplane" and this wasn't. It was pretty good, silly at times, used all the tag lines - but just didn't seem completely goofy like the show. I liked the techie guys and see they have a DVD spin-off which I'll have to check out.

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