Who makes better videos?

Monday, September 14, 2009

Kanye getting his Joe Wilson on...


#Lilmamais T-Paining too much... lol




SPECIAL EDITION FISH FRY: KANYE'S VMA PMS...



Come on Ye, foreals? Where do I start?

Let's start by giving credibility to Kanye's opinion and actually examine, compare and contrast videos from both Beyonce and Taylor Swift. Let's just say that we actually give a shit about what Mr. "I don't read books but I wrote one" has to think.

Beyonce's "Beautiful Nightmare":


Taylor Swift's "You Belong With Me":


Which one was the most entertaining and deserving of the "Best Female Video" award?

Personally, I feel like all of Beyonce's videos are so one dimensional. It is making Beyonce look so incapable of producing anything more than another booty shaking, 3 girl performance while she lipsinks and makes love to the camera for 3 minutes. The last 3 of her videos have all been the very same... Think about "Diva" and "Single Ladies"... more of the same. Frankly, the novelty that was Beyonce is slowly starting to wither into the over played and overrated categories. Her performances, also one dimensional and very much so resemble that of her music videos. I watched her perform last night while thinking, "Haven't we already seen this video?"

On the other hand, we have the young Taylor Swift, who prides herself on being a country music artist that just happened to make it pop. I happen to catch this video in the mornings on AMTV before I head off to work. It caught my eye because it told a story, had an identifiable plot and theme, and displayed characters with layers and flaws. It wasn't long before I realized that I watched this video in its entirety and actually enjoyed it. I mean, I'm no fan of country pop music but I do appreciate good quality performances, lyrics, etc. Rap isn't too far off from country music because they both tell stories. But, it takes a good director and a great visually stimulating artist to come up with such a creative video.

Now, Kanye, I ask of you... WTF is your problem??? Did you forget to change Tampons before you left the house? Are you that compassionate about an effin Moon Man award, which Beyonce already has a closet full? Was it too hard for you to sit in the audience and let this 17 year old new artists receive her proper accolades?

Let's talk about your transition in the game and how the Ye today is far from the Mr. West that the masses have grown fond of. First, we applaud you for your rap albums. From College Dropout to Late Registration it is clear that you are a lyrical genius and your delivery kills it every time. I remember when I first heard "Through The Wire." I felt like hip hop was regaining its realness when you displayed a real man with real emotion talking about a real situation. Fast forward to 808s and Heart-farts... I feel like I'm not listening to the same artist that got my ears buzzing off first listen.

WAKE UP MR. WEST!!!

You have every right to your opinion but there is a time and a place for everything. We are both bloggers. You could have very well expressed your views on your own personal blog after the show. You ruined a moment for a 17 year old. You're in your late 20s or early 30s dude. Do you feel better now that you've spoken your mind and interrupted a live broadcast?

Now, I must say that when Brittany Spears received an award last night, MTV VMA's lost credibility with me. I mean, what has she done that is so buzz worthy in the last year besides not putting any music out there? Who makes these calls anyway. Who decides who gets a Moon Man?

Well Ye, I'm sure by now you have received that phone call informing you of your permanent ban from any future MTV award shows. Its clear that you had no regard for them anyway. Now, you can go back to Auto-tuning your life away and subjecting all of us music lovers and avid listeners to your depressing love life. I hope that you still have a career beyond this point but quite frankly, Amber Rose is becoming more popular than you.

This SPECIAL EDITION FISH FRY has been brought to you by Amber Rose's left butt cheek... which is more popular than Kanye right now.


PEACe

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Dear Anti-Obama Health Care Protestors,



I think its imperative that I share a few things with you before you make any more dumb ass signs and stand on the National Mall yelling extremities that you can't even back up with physical evidence. First, incase you didn't read, which I'm sure you didn't, here is Obama's proposal for health care in America:

Health Care Reform Proposal

Now that your ignorant ass is educated, let's talk about the facts...

Fact #1 My President is Black...

Yeah, he is a black man. I know, it was a surprise to us too. Don't worry, you'll get over it and I hope you get well soon. I will tell you this though, that man put the swag back in the White House. I emphasize his blackness because I feel like in order to work for the people, you have to be of the people and none of the Presidents in my history books looked like anyone I ever grew up with. Besides, look around! The population of America is making our nations map even more colorful. I'm not mad at our Latino neighbors getting their burritos from the same Taco Bell I get mines from. I don't mind my white brethren making jokes around the water cooler at work. I especially don't mind that our Asian American friends are math wizzes either! I can appreciate all of us in this boiling pot and you should too.

Fact #2 My President wants everyone to have health care...

Its pretty clear that President Obama's proposal for health care is designed to include all people and extend a hand to those that have preexisting conditions. By creating a public option, insurance companies are forced to lower their premiums and adjust to the newly created affordable health care market. This could also reflect your current health insurance by lowering your premiums. Now, the rich have to pay more taxes, but they would be paying lower premiums on their insurance. Somehow, I think that is a fair exchange but what do I know? I mean, its not like I read the proposal 4 times over right? I only read it 3 times.

Fact #3 Your signs suck! I mean, my niece could make a better hate sign than that, you wussy!

Come on, now! Obama was endorsed by the KKK??? Foreals? If anything, I would think that was a selling point because the day that the KKK endorses a black president, hell should get a new HVAC system. Where do you get this stuff from, anyway? I mean, Fox News isn't that ignorant but yet, I bet you you still watch it. Do you hear or read anything the President says? When I look at you protesters with your home made signs, I just want to hug and slap you at the same time. I feel like you pick out soundbites of Obama's speeches and concentrate wholly on that one statement, phrase, or just simply one word. It makes me think that Americans are dumb and that we need TV to live our lives for us because we aren't capable of critical analysis beyond "Obama is Endorsed by the KKK."

Fact #4 This is a proposal and not THE plan...

When reading the health care reform bill, it is obvious that this is the foundation of a bigger and more detailed blueprint. This is the ideal scope of the plan or as I prefer to refer, "proposal." A "plan" lays out the details as to how whereas a proposal establishes the "what." What is it that President O wants? Affordable health care for all, not some, that protects people with prior conditions from discrimination. This may come at the expense of higher taxes for those folks that already have adequate health care and are considered "rich" by social standards and tax bracket. Hence, the people with the dumb ass signs.

Music Review: Jay-Z "The Blueprint 3"



First and foremost, I am more of a fan of music than I am a fan of Jay-Z. So, I consider myself capable of giving an unbiased opinion in my reviews. It would be unfair to you, the reader, if I were to review any piece of work with a favorable ear.

The much anticipated and highly bootlegged Blueprint 3 dropped in stores on September 8th, 3 days prior to its original release date. Some call it a "high demand" but I call it "high download" but in the end, "Men lie, women lie, number's don't." Weeks before this album was officially released, Twitter-ville was going crazy giving mixed reviews for Hov's work. And so, creating even more buzz for the retail album.

But, what gets me is this... How can you illegally download an album and then crap on it because it isn't what you expected or desired? Did you ever stop to think that the reason why you didn't enjoy it is because you had to be the first to have it? And so, you felt compelled to tweet and facebook status your hastily formed opinion to show your followers and friends that you are cool because you have something they don't yet possess but also desire and are trying not to download it and actually support music because they, like myself, are true fans of music.........run on sentence... I digress.

While I'll admit that BP3 was far from Reasonable Doubt, I am also very satisfied that it, in fact, is far from Reasonable Doubt. Hov has made a true evolution throughout his music and I can dig that if you aren't involved in a certain lifestyle anymore then you can no longer articulate it as if you were. Thats called maturation. This is called bringing art to life. And for this, I appreciate BP3 for what it is and not what it could be.

At the end of the day, I would much rather listen to this album than anything else that's on the shelf right now, aside from Raekwon's new joint. These are two albums that I would actually spend my money on because I know what I'm getting when I make the purchase. I am investing in the concept that there are still rappers who are true to themselves. You don't have to see their ID, you know who they are and the music that they can produce. So, if a Jay-Z or a Raekwon put out a piece of work that most people think is sub par, its still good because they will only compare your current music til your older classics.

Personally, I think that BP3 is a solid album. Part of me is saying this because I don't want to listen to anything else right now. Everything else "new" has been listened to more than enough and also heard before. Call me a Jay-fanatic but he's about to kill T-Pain's career if T-Peezy hasn't already done so, himself.

OVERALL RATING: B-

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Inspiration for Hire... JOB FILLED... BP3 is out!

I'm a big little man like kevin hart said
but when you look at me
I hope you see just where my heart is
like Baby GAP passing short jeans on to my kids
I gotta find out WTF Shaq's parents did
got a woman that love me even at 5'6
if I was 6'8 her face would always be in my d**k
speaking of which, some shit should just be private
but twitter keeping people from picking up and dialing
LOL Smiling
twit Pic profiling
its a lot of tweets going on but the room so silent
except for my IPhone shuffling my Itunes
TV on MUTE watching Fox channel 5 News
Five fools attacked one dude in a bad mood and
its all good til somebody start shooting
ear to the ground so I can hear the music
I look up to the sky to see my room for improvement
and each action is mutually exclusive
she hates me, I love her
we're mutually abusive
which is conducive to this here production
different from that usual that you have been accustomed
I skipped the introduction and got straight to the payroll
a nickel don't get sold in the park unless I say so

Friday, July 31, 2009

Friday FISH FRY: Obama... American for Beer: "The Kiss and Make Up Session Seen Around The World"


I never thought I'd do this but today is that day where, quite frankly, I just don't give a F**K!

Dear President Obama,

Let me start off by saying that I am touched that someone of your stature would take time out of your day to address issues that have received national attention but are not national issues by nature. I do believe that we have a President that I, personally, can relate to and have full confidence that he can feel my struggles as well as the many young black men that have endured institutionalized racism, discrimination, and outright prejudice.

Now that I've gotten that out of the way... It's time for your FISH FRY.

With regards to your intervention or as I am now calling it, "The kiss and make up session seen around the world", I felt that it was over the top and relatively extra for a President and Vice President of the free world to give rise to such a miniscule news story. Furthermore, I very seriously doubt that if you and Prof. Gates had not had any prior relationship to this incident, that you would do the same for any other random black man that has been victimized by discriminatory police procedure.

Dr. MLK, Jr. once said, "An injustice anywhere is an injustice everywhere." This quote is applicable on so many levels. First, I do honestly believe that this particular news tory is a microcosm of a larger issue. The media has made an example/circus out of it and as well, so has the President of the US. Everyday there is some form of discrimination taking place and not just in the black community but in the latino community and even in the white community. Although these incidents do not receive such national attention, they are still injustices and should be addressed on the same platform.

But, it would be ridiculous to call in the millions of Americans who have been victimized by discrimination to the white house for beer... now wouldn't it?

I applaud your efforts to unite Americans by this single act of kindness through a display of camaraderie and civil discussion. However, I do not believe that this solves anything for either men. With that being said, I do not want my President to waste his time on such an isolated incident when North Korea is pointing nuclear weapons at us, the Senate has a Democratic majority but still won't pass the President's bills to ultimately improve life for all Americans, and we are STILL at war.

And can somebody tell me why we are STILL at war? Thats a whole other discussion within itself.

Overall, Mr. President, I think you are a stand up guy. I would love to have a beer with you and discuss my daily frustrations as a black man in America but somehow, I just don't think that will ever happen. Thats not to say that you are just too busy for me because obviously, you can set aside time for your old college professor and the officer that arrested him. I'm just saying that maybe you SHOULD be too busy to set aside the time for me, Prof. Gates, Officer Crowley, or any other American that has been discriminated against in such a manner.

President Obama, please don't make me fry your ass up anymore. I didn't want it to come to this. But just as Prof. Gates' issue is a microcosm of a larger issue, so is the way you have handled this one incident.

Today's FISH FRY is brought to you by the good folks over at the white house who, obviously, have nothing better to do at this time and are probably reading this along with you all.

Also, in part by North Korea who apparently wants some attention too:

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Trip to the Grocery Store

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On Hiatus...

I know I've been neglecting my blog for a week or so and I dearly apologize to the avid readers of The Fish Fry. Its just a case of writer's block... I'm lying... I'm just lazy and unprepared. I've been exhausted.

I would much rather bring you good content than to fill my blog with diary-like bla bla bla that nobody cares to read. Suffice it to say, I have been uninspired. But, I'm working on changing the format of this blog from article to video. I will be posting more first hand videos of my life and experiences and draw them into the hot topics of the day.

For the time being, I may pop in and out with randomness.

Love, Peace, and Fish Grease, YA DIG!

L

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

LOL: Shout out to ItsTheReal.com.

TitsTheReal from ItsTheReal from jeff on Vimeo.

Didn't get a chance to yesterday so let's get it in...

All is fair in war
but not so much love
only takes one of us
to cross the line and fuck it up
but whose the enemy?
is it I? is it she?
can somebody tell me why
I find myself fighting WE?
hand grenade on the ground
pulled the pin out with my teeth
I didn't mean to blow shit up
but its the nature of the beast
ashamed, I retreat
into the quarters where I sleep
eyes closed, still awake
I even tried counting sheep
camouflage under sheets
the facade of relief
I despise the disguise
but I'd just rather let it be
its quiet in these woods
you don't even hear a peep
who will be the first of us
to seek complete peace?
too fatigued from the siege
"Need to cease and desist"
but the call wasn't clear
as if I said it with a lisp
I wish that she could read my mind
or at least read my lips
I'm waving the white flag
as I come bearing gifts
step aboard my yacht
as we flee the sinking ship
and venture into new life
as we ride off in the abyss

Monday, May 11, 2009

Special Edition FISH FRY: KFC Makin' It Rain-check on them Hoes.



DISCLAIMER: The views expressed on this blog are those of the author and are not representative of any organization or entity for which the author is a part.

Now that I've gotten that out of he way... let's fry... or better yet grill... this fish... or in this case, chicken.

Dear KFC,

I think its extremely shameful that you would renig on the deal of a lifetime. Don't you know that when Oprah throws a dog a bone, that dog not only becomes famous but infamous. Now, I understand that a promotion of this magnitude has caused you all a great deal of frustration because of those bad apples that have taken it upon themselves to ignore the fine print that explicitly states on the coupon, "Do No Photocopy!" However, if you're executives would have thought about this before they hit the streets, then each coupon would have a different numerical variation that would allow your computer systems to recognize and distinguish copies from originals.

Don't tell me that it isn't possible or that it is too complicated to institute. Its 2009 people, let's get with the times.

On the flip side, my intention was to spread the love to those people that couldn't normally purchase their own 2 pc. grilled chicken meal. I'm obviously talking about the homeless and hungry. We walk past them everyday. A lot of us get tired of seeing them beg and having to turn them down on account that they might spend our hard earned dollars for recreation and not necessity.

I am a firm believer in teaching a man how to fish as opposed to giving him fish. In this instance, I am more inclined to give a homeless person a voucher for a 2 pc. chicken meal as opposed to giving him the money and walking away. Although, my intentions may not have agreed with your reasoning for providing this promotion, I do believe that it was a worthy cause, nonetheless.

I am not as upset as I am disappointed that I was unable to follow through with my plan to distribute DONATED coupons to the homeless. Notice my emphasis of the word DONATED, meaning they were not duplicated but provided by individuals who followed the instructions and abided by the regulations that were explicitly stated on the website www.unthinkkfc.com.

Now, this rain-check deal... Where do I start?

Well, let's go with the intrusion of privacy. Now, I'm sure that you're management has some kind of confidentially disclaimer somewhere... I haven't seen it yet, but anyone familiar with the code of ethics that come with this type of mass collection of information should know that it is imperative... However, you probably haven't walked into any of the KFCs in the hood. I will spare this particular franchise the embarrassment, but I can just imagine a large box of these "rain-check" forms just sitting on the counter for any and everybody to just come and whisk away my name and address.

Second, I dare to even ponder the actual date and time that you intend to honor the "rain-check." And, if the request is just as overwhelming, you give a rain-check for the "rain-check."

Let's be real, here. We're talking about chicken. Oprah endorsed your chicken, the same chicken that many families have already embraced. But, you now have people thinking that if Oprah puts the Official O Stamp on your product, then it must be good...

Do you know how many people watch and believe in the magic that is Oprah???

Now, I think you owe it to at least her to come with a better scheme to honor her fame and credibility.

The difference between you is that tomorrow, she will still be Oprah... but today, I went to Popeyes. YA DIG!

This post has been brought to you in part by...


POPEYES 2 pc. special. Mon-Tues-Wed, go to Popeyes and get a 2pc special for $3.49.

And guess what, they actually honor that promotion and make good money doing so.

Thursday, May 07, 2009

Donate your Free KFC Coupon to the Homeless

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I am campaigning to help those that are in more desperate need than myself and I'm asking you to do the same by donating at least one of the four printable coupons from www.unthinkkfc.com to the homeless.

If you don't feel comfortable giving these coupons directly to the homeless, you can send them to me at this address:

2626 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20037

Next week is National Salvation Army Week. My plan is to take a group of volunteers out into the homeless community and pass these coupons out or connect with one of the participating KFC chains and gain their cooperation in helping me feed the homeless in Washington, DC.

With your help, this could be a great success. If you choose to do the same in your community, please upload your videos/photos to show the world that there are folks that still care about those that are less fortunate.

Thanks and God Bless,

LT

Monday, May 04, 2009

Monday Flow: Just my thoughts... just what I was feeling at the time.

What can a rapper say than hasn't been said before?
like a girl that says, "I never gave head before"
can I at least get one that hasn't sold kilos?
or one that actually owns that Range or that Rolls?
jewels authentic, not that cheap ass gold?
lyrical content that comes straight from the soul?
Can I get one that won't fold and go commercial?
so I can sing every song when I go to they shows?
rap with an intricate flow but not so deep that I'm lost,
and after every 5 bars, he doesn't have to say, "BAWSE!"?
I'm sorry I can't connect like the call was LAWST!
Yeah, you're single was hot but the album got TOSSED!
Can I get a rapper that admits to having a real job,
real human emotions and real human flaws?
doesn't call every girl a bitch or a broad?
and doesn't confuse LOVE with other 4 letter words?
How bout a rapper that never hugged the block like the curb?
straight from the back of the cul de sac in the burbs?
sick with the metaphors, flipping nouns and verbs
like the rap scenes never seen nor ever heard?
is it too much to prefer that real shit fix?
I want that whole milk son, not that 2% shit
its like the audience has become lactose intolerant
record execs squeezed the milk and made consumers swallow it
filtered it, bottled it, and called it an accomplishment
labeled it a movement and all the donkeys followed it
stanky leggin, swag surfin, even Ricky Bobby'd it
I'm too old for this shit, sorry I just gotta vent

Question of the Day: Is Marriage Overrated? If not, why are less and less people getting married and more and more people getting divorced?

The recent news about Nas and Kelis got me thinking that maybe marriage isn't on the priority list of today's generation. It certainly isn't as valued and upheld as it was when my grandparents first wed. I know that was a long time ago but I still feel like it is a priority for someone like myself. When you look at the things that you want to accomplish in life, where does marriage fit? Does it fit at all?

Friday, May 01, 2009

Rick Ross sells 156K and becomes yet another rapper to congratulate himself for being mediocre.



BAWSE! Revelations:

1. Rick, we'd rather hear your music than listen to you speak.

2. Being number one with 156K albums sold in the first week is like being the smartest kid in special Ed.

3. Great album, great stories, great collabs... but yet and still HIGHLY unbelievable.

BAWSE!!!

FRIDAY FISH FRY: Comcast... Ni**a Rigged Cable, Phone, and Internet...



I've just about had it up to here with Comcast. I swear that they are the most ni**erish cable company ever. Let me outline the series of events that led me to this conclusion:

1. Installation was way too quick. I swear that dude was in and out of there in like 10 minutes and didn't even stay to make sure that everything worked.

2. No more than a week after installation, my DVR box is unable to record. This sucks! You know that DVR is extra, so make sure that this shit works before you bring it to me.

3. A different cable guy comes out this time and swaps out the DVR box. BOOST!

4. A day later, we realize that our HD channels aren't working anymore because my TV settings have been changed. The TV was getting all cable channels when it was on channel 3. Then, this dude switches my TV settings to receive cable on some weird auxiliary channel and I can't see any of my HD channels.

5. I call to request repair. I schedule a time slot between 2 and 5 THIS AFTERNOON.

6. It's 9:45AM... WHY THE F**K IS THE CABLE REPAIR GUY CALLING ME ASKING IF I'M AT HOME? Dude, you aren't scheduled to come for another 4.5 hours. PEOPLE DO HAVE TO WORK, YOU KNOW? I mean, how else could I afford your expensive ass shit!

OK... now that I've vented, let's commence this frying session. Give me the lard for this one. I'm going to need to grease this bastard up real good...

Dear Comcast,

You're service is some shit! Obviously, you pride yourselves on actually being early for appointments. However, it is rude to call a customer 4 hours before the scheduled appointment just because it is convenient for you. Mr. Cable repair guy, you're an asshole.

I've had to call customer service on 4 different occasions for various issues and I've only had your service for half a month. I haven't even paid the first bill yet and judging from the gravity of this bullshit, I may not pay that shit and just go ahead and get Verizon's more expensive bullshit.

If Comcast were a bottle of Champagne, it would probably be that Ace of Spades bullshit. Expensive bubbly, but it tastes like piss in a bottle.

What ever happened to integrity and fair practices in business? I mean, is it too much to ask to (1) get equipment that works (2) get a cable repair guy that can tell time and (3) get what I pay for?

Do you know how expensive your ni**ga rigged shit is? I'm coming up out of pockets for this mess. The LEAST you can do is make sure that my shit works.

Now, I gotta go home and wait for this butt munch to show up this afternoon. I should get some free movie channels for this. What an inconvenience.

This Friday Fish Fry is brought to you in part by this crackhead... who I'm sure was at one time, if he is not still currently, employed by Comcast:

Divorce??? Don't do it! Reconsider! Read some Liter-ature on the subject. You sure? F**K IT!



Reportedly, Kelis filed for divorce yesterday in NY. Does anybody stay together anymore? I thought that these two were solid. Damn, another one bites the dust.

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Quote of the Day: Ron Howard on his cameo in Jamie Foxx's "Blame It" video

Is it okay that I did this?' I mean, I am one of the whitest men in the world. I like singer-songwriters. But I thought it was funny that I was in it. Jamie sent me a case of champagne and I asked him if I could now blame everything on the a-a-a-alcohol. I haven’t heard back from him on that." Ron Howard

A little afternoon funny... lol

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Bow Wow blames economy for his poor record sales but fails to recognize poor MC skills as the primary reason



Dude, you have been washed up for some time now. If you feel that in some way, you have mastered the craft of rapping and creating innovative and captivating music, then you have sadly mistaken. Bow Wow, we liked you better when you had "Lil" in front of your name. Now, we just think you're too old and way too WANKSTA to be cursing on wax. Do your thing in Hollywood. At least you know you're getting paid up front.

And what the hell was that "Roc the Mic" bullshit you put out with JD? It was like a love ballot that you two dedicated to each other. You could have kept that shit to yourselves. 16 Homo + 16 Homo = "We walk just alike, talk just alike..."

Monday, April 27, 2009

Monday Flow...

Blessed is he believes without seeing
and
Let's get a stone for the man without sin
then
say a few prayers for the sick and shut in
Since
Even Ph.D's need some assistance
when
HIV is taking our black men
and
we can't separate the bliss from the ignorance
its
all about a quick fix existence
Somebody
need to step in and take action
been
self righteous til I seen it wasn't in my hands
and
my fingers weren't big enough to get a good grasp
but
I know I just wanted to get me some good cash
for
not now but right now for as long as it lasts
or
keep 9-5'n it til its driving me mad
get
paid from the scraps at the hand of the next man
that
never has nor never will be that plan
my
goal is to be bold anywhere I stand
I
graduated from hustler, now I'm a business man
nah
not the word of God but thats what Hov said
right?

(C)2009, www.thefishfry.blogspot.com

Stereotype or True Statement: Black people love chicken?

Shoooot, I would be mad too! lol

Movie Review: Obsessed... This movie raked in $28M this past weekend... so can I have my $10 back?




I'm highly critical of movies. I feel that a contemporary film should be able to revel you and create some kind of emotional response from its audiences, whether it be emotional in the sense of sensitivity, anger, contentment, etc. Even if it is a comedy, I need to walk out of that theatre saying that I laughed my ass off and its money well spent cuz I could have just went to Skinny Kenny on Kennedy St. for the bootleg but I chose to pay my $10 and go see it because it was THAT good.

As I like to say about anything that frustrates/disappoints me, "Obsessed" made my balls itch.

I really don't know what I was expecting. I mean, I went into the theatre thinking that this movie is something that we have already seen in numerous films such as "Fatal Attraction." Unfortunate for movie goers, there were no bunny rabbits cooked in this film, just some crazy white girl getting flung from an unfinished, newly renovated attic. The suspense, or lack thereof, was horrible. I felt like the suspenseful scenes left me wanting more suspenseful scenes. The script sounded like something out of a cheesy romance novel that you could have picked up in the grocery store at check out. The acting was extremely gruesome to watch because none of the characters had any chemistry, whatsoever.

Beyonce, let's not even get on Bee... ok, maybe I will... She really made my balls itch more than any of the other performers in this flick. I mean, she is just not an actress and I doubt that she will ever be able to truly act while she tussles with this singing career. Even as she acts, it seems as though she is thinking about her image and that image's obligation to her core fans, which is comprised of little girls in the 12-16 age group. She just doesn't look comfortable on screen. Its as if she is trying to act and failing miserably in her attempt.

Its entertaining because the crazy white girl is believable up until the last scenes of the movie. She actually outshines Beyonce. She made the movie for me. I mean, from day one, she was on it. She had an agenda and she stuck to it. She was consistently the crazy white girl throughout the whole movie. But, she could have been a little more unnerving. She could have evoked a little more frustration from the audience. Instead, everyone was just sitting there with this, "Look at the crazy bitch" stare at the screen.

Idris Alba was even horrible in this film and I don't think it was any fault of his own. I just think that given the situation and the energy that the other actors provided, he wasn't allowed to really show his ass in this one. But, he managed. The movie really wasn't about him anyway. Although, my girlfriend was saying that it was his fault that all the crazy stuff was happening cuz his character "seemed too nice." I'm thinking, "there goes the woman blaming the man for everything again!" Thats another blog in itself.

Overall, the movie is garbage. Way too much hype just for Beyonce to be herself in yet another movie. I was hoping to see the music video Beyonce. The one that comes alive when the director yells, "ACTION!" Instead, we got the dead carcass Beyonce who looked like a puppet with a hand up her ass, which belonged to Beyonce's publicists.

OVERALL RATING: D+

Go see the bootleg or catch this shit on Lifetime. Save your $.

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Sunday Inspiration: Moving Beyond Doubt

"Then Jesus told him, "Because you have seen me, you have believed; blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed." John 20:29

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