I told my husband he could watch.
The movie that is.
I had "zipped" (my new favourite verb, meaning "borrowed from Zip.ca") Bottle Shock.
This is a good movie. The plot is tight. The dialogue is sharp. The characters were (mostly) complex. The acting was laudable. The scenery was amazing. However, it's set in 1976. Which means there were some unforgivably bad (but authentic) outfits and hair styles.
So instead of seeing Alan Rickman and Chris Pine looking like this:
I saw Alan Rickman and Chris Pine looking like this:
Rickman wore a shiny three-piece polyester suit in almost every scene! And the mustache? It's just so wrong. Chris Pine's wig is the worst wig in all of wigdom!
Of course my husband -- who unlike hypoglycemic me could luckily indulge in some wine drinking while watching this movie -- got to feast his eyes on these two:
It made for a very, very unfair evening.
But it was a good film AND we did get the laundry folded so it wasn't a complete waste. Unlike that wig.