It was nice of her to come, especially as I just saw her when we were in Finland. She gave me some gifts. Her gifts are always bad but these were a different kind of bad at least. She got me a bunch of souveniers from London: magnets, keychains, and mugs. She must have got the idea when we were in Finland looking at the souveniers.
But with that Finland trip, I realised why she gets such bad gifts. She just doesn't have money. It's nothing personal because she also got her sister like £5 worth of pastries. We went all over the city looking for a bakery that's open on Sunday (our last day there). We finally found one and she got three little pastries from the grocery store.
She also got like £10 worth of chocolate for my cousin as a thank you gift. She got this from the duty free shop on the boat from Estonia. I told her, "There are a lot of nice chocolates down there, you should check it out" because she told me she was looking for for some chocolate to give to them as a gift. I was thinking about the stuff for £25 but she just got some smaller chocolate packages totalling about £10.
She also gave them a bottle of water. No joke. I said, "Why are you giving them water?" and she said, "Because I couldn't finish it." She thought that water was an appropriate gift. I let it go but I explained to my cousin when I gave it to him that the water wasn't really part of the gift, it was just something that we couldn't finish.
Anyway, it was nice that she came over and I do need magnets, keychains, and mugs, I guess.
As for Vertigo, holy crap. It was my decision to see this film so I take full responsibility.
Vertigo was recently awarded the title of best film of all time. That's the context that we have to work with.
It stars Jimmy Stewart. I like him. He's one of my favourite actors.
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. I like him too. He did a lot of great films.
I even like Jimmy Stewart in other Alfred Hitchcock films.
This thing is a pile of crap. It makes no sense whatsoever. The plot is pure nonsense. It's about a murder plot that's so ridiculously convuluted that it's an insult to the intelligence of the viewers. This thing is absolutely impossible. And the film is full of plot holes.
This is the best film of all time?
So I looked it up. Reviewers at the time agreed with me, calling the plot "nonsense". That was the term that immediately sprang to my mind as well.
So a real dud. But it's the greatest film ever. So that's what makes the world so interesting. People have different opinions.
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