Saturday, December 15, 2007

Maids and Atonement

If I'm ever rich, the first thing I'm going to do is hire a maid to clean my home. Who needs a bloody sportscar when you can't go anywhere on the weekend because you have to stay home and clean your flat? Of course, if I'm rich I'll have an actual house too, and then I'll have even more need for the maid. (One guess what I'm doing today...)

Speaking of rich, lovely hubby took me to see Atonement last night. (Um, I mean Atonement is rich, not hubby). I loved it. It stayed very true to the book, but did a great job of interpreting it for the screen. Keira Knightley and James McAvoy were brilliant, as was the young girl who played Briony. I forgot how hard I cried when I read the book, so I was blinking hard to keep back the tears - I couldn't ruin my eyeliner! I highly recommend the movie to anybody who likes romance, World War II pics, or McEwan's novels. Even if you don't like those things, I still recommend it. It was fabulous.

5 comments:

Kristen said...

Ah, so jealous! It's not playing here in Lincoln. :-( Of course not. Curses!

Alfa King said...

Is a maid that expensive in the US? or is it scarce? Good luck anyway.

Lane said...

I must see that film. Glad it stayed true to the book.

I'm forever saying to my family "What do you think I am? The maid?" Yes I would have one too:-)
x

Jennifer Shirk said...

That's good to know. I want to see that movie. :)

Angie said...

Kristen, bummer. Hopefully you'll have time to catch it when you're here. If not, it should have reached middle earth by the time you return. ;)

Alfa king, they're not cheap and definitely a luxury here. There are plenty of maid services though. Thanks:)

Lane, oh do see it, it was fabbo!
Wouldn't it be divine to have one? *sigh*

Jennifer, thanks for visiting. I highly recommend it! :)