7/22/2008

Actual Movies Available to Rent at Blockbuster...

In continuing with the "Actual" series of posts I started yesterday, here's one that I've been thinking about for years.

Some time ago I began to notice that Blockbuster had some titles available to rent that were, shall we say, less than oscar-worthy. Here's two that I found while perusing the new release wall a few nights ago...

  • Thunderpants
    Here's the tagline for this gem: "Saving the world... one blast at a time." Yes, this movie is about a boy who has the power of super-flatulence. Here's what I thought: there's no way that this movie has anyone talented in it. I was wrong. It stars Paul Giamatti, Ned Beatty, and Rupert Grint! Oh, Ron Weasley... You should stick with Hogwart's...

  • Yo-Yo Girl Cop
    Here's the description from IMDb: Recruited by a clandestine police organization, "K" must stop a plot by student radicals to create anarchy in Japan. Armed with a hi-tech steel yo-yo, and a new name (Asamiya Saki), she must infiltrate an elite high school to find the terrorists but finds an even more sinister plan is about to unfold. You just know that this is a winner...

    I'm sure that I'll be posting more of these sometime in the future. And before you ask, no, I didn't rent these movies. Although I kind of wanted to...
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