SciFi Mama

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The Best & Worst of 2008 January 1, 2009

Filed under: Uncategorized — scifimama @ 5:14 pm

They’re everywhere. The best of this from 2008, the worst of this category from 2008. There’s Oscar Buzz, and lists of who we lost in 2008. I don’t tend to agree with most of them. So, I’ve created my own. Here it is, Angie’s Best & Worst of 2008.

Movies:
Best Actor- Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight. He freaked me out.
Best Action Movie- The Dark Knight
Best Comedy- Wanted. I know it wasn’t supposed to be a comedy, but have you seen it?
Best Comic Book Adaption- Iron man. Except for the very, very end.
Best Surprise Moment- Hancock
Best Sequel: Hell Boy 2
Worst Movie: The Love Guru. I didn’t see it, but the previews killed braincells.

TV:
Jumped the Shark: Nip/Tuck
Best SciFi: Battlestar Gallactica
Best Reality Show: Top Chef
Sorry to See Go: Stargate Atlantis
Why Was it on So Long?: Boston Legal
Please Cancel: Most Reality TV
Best Imports: Dr. Who/ Torchwood. Torchwood is a spin-off, so I’m justified in selecting both.
Thanks for Canceling: ER
Best Cartoon- Bob the Builder
Best Drama- CSI

Internet:
Over-hyped: Lyndsay Lohan is gay. And?
Over Drama Queened: Brittney Spears
Most Addictive Site: Twitter
Most Time Consuming: Facebook
Best News Site: ABC News
Funniest: LOLcats
Most Over Publicized: Brad Pitt/ Angelina Jolie. I really don’t care.

Books:
Best New Read: Duma Key, Stephen King
Best Reread: Stephen King’s Gunslinger Series
Most Anticipated: Ender in Exile, Orson Scott Card
Most Read in our House: Sing a Song of Sixpence

Politics:
Stupidest Politician: Blagovich. Seriously, don’t talk about it on your cell phone!
Shoulda Ran: Colin Powell
Most Un-newsworth Story: Palin’s clothes shopping spree.
Is It That Serious?: Obama’s get a dog.

Around the House:
Can’t Believe I said: “Cat’s don’t wear chapstick.”
Favorite Gift: Strawberry Shortcake Display Stand. I LOVE IT!!!
Nosiest: Paige on the drums.
Biggest Achievement: Using the potty.
Longest Overdue: Graduating from college.
Best Invention Used Around the House: DVR
Can’t Live Without: George Foreman Grill
Most Used: Coffee pot
Mini Me Moment: Catching Paige laying in bed reading.

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