Travis and I are always tired at the end of the day and the one thing we want to do after the kids are in bed is to sit and barely think about anything.
So of course we watch tv.
A couple weeks ago I suggested the movie Chef, which I really enjoyed, but I've actually been compiling a list for a few months of shows and movies I have enjoyed and wanted to suggest to you. These aren't reviews and I obviously don't know exactly what you are sensitive to and how sensitive you are to it, and keep as a frame of reference that a short list of my favorite movies / shows are:
3:10 to Yuma
Jane Austen novel adaptations
Friday Night Lights
Silver Linings Playbook
The Walking Dead
So westerns, period pieces, zombies, crazy people, BBC stuff, Riggins, and a zen guy who loves fruit.
Not your cup of tea? Then you can probably safely pass these all up.
Sound good? Then let's get started!
(Okay, totally cheating and throwing this in here. If you like mysteries / detective shows that aren't as flashy as Law & Order and you like westerns, but not so much these Brit shows I'm telling you about then you should watch Longmire. Travis and I both enjoyed it. A lot.)
And now for something totally different: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. For very different reasons than Hinterland this show is not going to be for everybody but I thought it was hilarious. The theme song has been stuck in my head for over a week now. The show is almost silly, the characters are kooky, and the cultural jokes are often spot-on and really funny. The show pokes fun at everyone, which I appreciated, so no one can feel like they're being ganged up on, and overall I think the show just exists to make us laugh. If you liked 30 Rock you will enjoy this.
Okay, another cheat:
The movie is about a singer-songwriter (Kiera Knightley) whose musician boyfriend (Adam Levine) breaks up with her, leaving her stranded and alone in New York City. She finds her friend (James Corden) which leads to a washed-up producer (Mark Ruffalo) hearing her perform. And in between it all some really wonderful things are said and the right people end up with the right people and I just really enjoyed it.
Okay. Enough. Thank you so much to Kelly for hosting the link-up. Have a great weekend, everyone!
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