So I finally saw it.
I wouldn't watch it again, though people have told me I need to, to really GET the movie. What is there to get that I missed the first time - the continuing themes and teasers? Ohhhh and don't forget that twist at the end... like that was going to be any sort of surprise, nor the fact that they didn't give a definitive answer.
Didn't drag that much.
Some nice camera work.
Felt like I had seen it before - not the whole thing together - but most parts individually.
Trying very hard to be clever.
Did anyone not pick up what had happened from the first time Limbo was mentioned and what was going to happen?
It felt like I was watching a 70's movie but with better production values.
I realise that for many people this movie was life changing, but if it was that life changing to you, maybe you should change your life yourself rather than let an average movie with nice special effects and camera work do it for you. Luckily this is an old movie and no one will read this post even if I promote it so my negative sentiments will remain forever lost in cyberspace.
I arrived bright and early. I had planned to visit a different cafe for breakfast w friends, but circumstances meant that we were now at this popular New Farm hangout. Given the large numbers of locals I always see congregating there, I thought, incorrectly it turned out, that this would be a good alternative to our original choice.
Let's start with the service. There was none. No "hi" as you walk in, no "how are you?" When my food arrived, the girl just dropped it and walked off. I had to call after her for some cracked pepper. Didn't swing round and ask how it was going. Nothing. It wasn't like we were in a full restaurant. Three tables. Yes three.
The food was a whole other level of average. I ordered the Merenda + Scrambled Eggs and a Chai latte (I am nothing if not predictable with those scrambled eggs). Merenda is pan fried mushrooms with grilled tomato + some bacon and toast. I really wanted some scrambled eggs so ordered them on the side. The mushrooms were so salty they were almost inedible. The tomato wasn't grilled, it was pan fried. The bacon was pan fried and swimming in grease - so much that it went under the rest of the food. The eggs were just woeful. They "looked" good, but the taste was disappointing. They were greasy (even at the top so not just from the bacon) and tasted fake. One friend order the muesli but said Campos was much better. Another friend had the pancake stack and said it was nice but nothing special. Their thoughts on the coffee was "nothing special."
Conveniently located at Merthyr Village
Has a deli section.
Average coffee and chai.
Badly prepared food.
I will continue to wonder why all these ppl go to this cafe and I have no idea what they see in the place.