May 24th, 2015


Poem for Sunday, Jupiter Ascending, Rio Geese

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I spent most of Saturday trying to find a missing camera battery (thank goodness for Amazon $6 next-day delivery for Prime members) and packing, moving, and unpacking all the things Daniel has accumulated over two years in his apartment in College Park. There are about ten laundries' worth of linens, towels, and clothes, and I don't want to think about how much other stuff to sort through! He's home for barely more than a month and we have to go to Seattle to find an apartment, see every doctor, buy clothes, etc.

We had dinner with my parents, then we came home for more chores and Jupiter Ascending, which is exactly as terrible as I had been told -- Eddie Redmayne's performance is, um, unforgettable, and intergalactic beekeeper Sean Bean is just a thing of beauty. All the characters are train wrecks; that said, the women are more interesting than the men, the heroine kicks all kinds of ass without conforming to any stupid Strong Woman stereotypes, and it passes the Bechdel test! Washingtonian Lake parents and babies:

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