Don’t judge a book by its cover. Clichéd, yes, but so true. Now that my Daphne books are here I finally had a chance to start reading them last weekend. I can’t tell you what category I’m judging or what books. But I can tell you that the first one I read I thought was going to be – let’s be nice here – not that great. And I thought that because of the cover. I saw the cover and cringed. Yes, actually cringed. I thought about reading it last. Don’t you always leave the hardest task until the end? But it was a relatively short book so I decided to try it first. Guess what? Read it in one day! Yep, one day. Not even a full day since I woke up late (some time after noon). What can I say? I needed to catch up on sleep apparently.
So, does this mean we shouldn’t judge a movie by its trailer? That would be a big fat yes. How many times have you seen an awesome trailer, gone to see the movie and felt cheated? Too many times to count for me. There are still movies I’m bitter about wasting hours of my life I’ll never get back. Insomnia and 30 Days of Night, for example. But I will keep going to movies with amazing trailers because every once in a while the movie is actually better than the trailer. I’m hoping that will be the case for a few movies coming up that I can’t wait to see. Star Trek, X-Men Origins: Wolverine.
And here’s another old saying. Thank God it’s Friday. Man did it take forever getting here. No movies for me this weekend though. Have to finish those Daphne books.
Until next time…