Monday, June 19, 2006


From the Archive: 1/10/2005

Don't try this at home!

A young man, with a crappy job, underappreciated by his girlfriend, and no respect from the community, ties large helium balloons to his deckchair and sails off. He lands someplace far away, where nobody knows him. In this place, he finds all the things he never had. He's is the same person, but nobody there knows that. He is indeed a mystery.

There is a cute romantic subplot (or is it the main plot?), and a definite Forest Gump kind of quality. It would be very hard not to like this movie. It's a lot of fun, just like movies should be.

As a bit of trivia, here is a list of other movies in which flying off on a balloon powered deckchair plays a major part:



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